John Franklin Henshaw

                                                            ┌── James Geary Henshaw
                                                            │    1815-1889 
                              ┌── Eli John Simeon Henshaw ──┤
                              │    1842-1910                │
                              │                             └── Elizabeth Ann Kridler
                              │                                  1818-1902 
John Franklin Henshaw ────────┤
B: 1869                       │                             ┌── David Daniels
D: 1956                       │                             │
                              └── Rebecca Jane Daniels ─────┤
                                   1845-1933                │
                                                            └── Sarah Gilmore
M: Bertha May Swartz
   ├── Myrl Ross Henshaw (1898-1975) 1,2,3

M: Nellie S. Spurgeon
   ├── Ralph Henshaw (1900-1916) 1
   ├── Irene R. Henshaw (1902-1991) 1
   ├── Mary H. Henshaw (1907-1978) 1,4

M: Minnie May (Fearis) Swarts
   ├── Ronald Victor Henshaw (1912-1921) 1,4
   └── Harold Franklin Henshaw (1917-1955) 1,4

John Franklin Henshaw     [ID 05225] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 14 1869, Appanoose County, Iowa.1,4,5,6,7,8  

He married Bertha May Swartz9 [Bertha May Swarts1,2], Sep 6 18979, Appanoose County, Iowa9.  Bertha, daughter of Henry Warren Swarts & Amanda E. Stansberry, was born May - 1878, Iowa.2,10,11  

John and Bertha divorced.1,2  Bertha and son Ross then apparently went to live with Bertha's widowed mother, Amanda E. Swarts, as they were shown together in the same household in the 1900 census:2

Swarts, Amanda E., head-of-household, age 53, born Dec 1846 in Illinois; parents born in Pennsylvania; widow; 7 children, 4 living; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Bertha M., daughter, age 22, born May 1878 in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Illinois; divorced; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Ross, grandson, age 2, born Oct 1897 in Iowa; parents born in Iowa.
Bertha remarried to Orlando/Peter Swarts, Jan 22 1907, Glenwood, Schuyler County, Iowa.12  Bertha and son Ross were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), Wells Township, Appanoose County, Iowa:3
Swarts, Peter, head-of-household, age 33, born in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Illinois; first marriage, married 3 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Swarts, Bertha, wife, age 30, born in Iowa; parents born in Ohio; second marriage, married 3 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Ross, stepson, age 12, born in Iowa; father born in U.S.; mother born in Iowa; attended school.

He then married Nellie S. Spurgeon, Oct 22 1899, Appanoose County, Iowa.1,9,13  Nellie was born Mar 16 18751 [Mar - 18745], Iowa1.  

John and Nellie were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 11 1900), Washington Township, Appanoose County, Iowa:5

Henshaw, John, head-of-household, age 30, born Sept 1869 in Iowa; father born in New York; mother born in Ohio; married 1 year; occupation: farmer; owned farm.
Henshaw, Nellie, wife, age 26, born Mar 1874 in Iowa; parents born in Indiana; married 1 year; no children.
Living next door in 1900 were John's parents.14  

Nellie died Nov 16 1908, buried Oakland Cemetery, Moulton, Appanoose County, Iowa.1  

He then married Minnie May (Fearis) Swarts1 [Minnie May Fearis1], Jan 24 19111.  Minnie was born Jul 16 1881, Appanoose County, Iowa.1,4,8,15  Minnie had been previously married to a - Swarts,1 by whom she had a son, Orval Swarts.4  

John and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 2 1920), Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa:4

Henshaw, John F., head-of-household, age 50, born in Iowa; parents born in Ohio; owned home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Henshaw, Minnie M., wife, age 38, born in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Iowa.
Henshaw, Mary H., daughter, age 12, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; attended school.
Henshaw, Ronald V., son, age 7, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; attended school.
Henshaw, Harold, son, age 3 months, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa.
Swarts, Orval, stepson, age 14, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; attended school.

John and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 22 1930), Washington Township, Appanoose County, Iowa:8

Henshaw, John, head-of-household, age 60, born in Iowa; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 26; owned home; radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Minnie, wife, age 47, born in Iowa; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Iowa; first married at age 21 [unclear].
Wail [unclear], Irene, aunt [unclear], age 15, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; attended school.

John Franklin Henshaw died Jan 8 1956, at his home, Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa; buried Oakland Cemetery, Moulton, Appanoose County, Iowa.1  

Minnie died Sep 27 19661 [Sep 15 196615], Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa1; buried Oakland Cemetery, Moulton, Appanoose County, Iowa1.  

Social Security information for Minnie May (Fearis) Swarts: 482-64-3852


Sources

  1. Contribution from Alice Daniels ().
  2. 1900 census, Wells Township, Appanoose County, Iowa; roll T623-416, ED 26, page 13B, line #73, dwelling #247, family #248.
  3. 1910 census, Wells Township, Appanoose County, Iowa; roll T624-391, ED 31, page 6A, line #30, dwelling #99, family #100.
  4. 1920 census, Centerville, Sharon Township, Appanoose County, Iowa; roll T625-477, ED 21, page 1A, line #8, dwelling #2, family #2.
  5. 1900 census, Washington Township, Appanoose County, Iowa; ED 25, page 198A, line #21, dwelling #305, family #314.
  6. 1870 census, Wells Township, Appanoose County, Iowa; page 559B, line #5, dwelling #8, family #8.
  7. 1880 LDS census index, Washington Township, Appanoose County, Iowa; roll T9-0326, page 621B.
  8. 1930 census, Washington Township, Appanoose County, Iowa; roll T626-641, ED 32, page 3B, line #79, dwelling #68, family #69.
  9. Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900; Ancestry, Inc.
  10. 1880 LDS census index, Wells Township, Appanoose County, Iowa; roll T9-0326, page 596A.
  11. Posting Jun 16 2003 by Corinne Dolores Swarts Engbrenghof () to the Roots Surname List:
    http://rsl.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/rslsql.cgi?op=user&user=efeminis.
  12. Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Contribution from Barb Roberts () citing:
    U.S. Census, 1900, Washington Twp., Appanoose Co., Iowa, p 198.
  14. 1900 census, Washington Township, Appanoose County, Iowa; ED 25, page 198A, line #18, dwelling #304, family #313.
  15. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm


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