Myra Anna Wright Henshaw

                                                     ┌── Samuel Preston Henshaw
                                                     │    1813-1884 
                            ┌── Marion Lee Henshaw ──┤
                            │    1845-1929           │
                            │                        └── Julia Ann Margaret Hunsicker
                            │                             1813-1903 
Myra Anna Wright Henshaw ───┤
B: 1873                     │                        ┌── Jessie Payne
D: 1935                     │                        │
                            └── Emily Polk Payne ────┤
                                 1845-1936           │
                                                     └── Jane Wright
M: Jacob Pollard White

Myra Anna Wright Henshaw     [ID 05275] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 22 1873, Mill Creek, Berkeley County, West Virginia.1,2,3,4  

She married Jacob Pollard White, Jun 30 1890, Goddard, Sedgwick County, Kansas.1,2,3,5  Jacob was born Mar 18 1872, Kentucky.2,3,4  

Children:1,2,3,6,7,8

Violet Wright White, born Sep 20 1891, Kansas; married Otis German.
Clayton Samuel White, born Nov 1 1892, Goddard, Kansas; died Mar 26 1977, buried Pleasant Ridge Cemetery; married Ruth Elizabeth McClure (children: Bruce White, married Susan --; Patricia Lee White, born Dec 14 1925, died Nov 1 2008, married Noel Cessna). 4,9,10,11
Robert Lee White, born Jan 21 1903/1904, Kansas; died Sep 18 1989, buried Pleasant Ridge Cemetery; married Thelma Louise Clark. 4
Lloyd Jacob White, born Nov 6 1906, Oklahoma; married Mary Elizabeth McKenney.
Ruth Virginia White, born Feb 6 1912, Oklahoma; died Feb 8 2010; married Carl Raymond Waugh, Apr 25 1936 (children: Virginia, "Ray" Jr., Julia, and Sheila Waugh). 12

Myrna and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 9 1900), Attica Township, Sedgwick County, Kansas:3

White, Jacob P, head-of-household, age 28, born Mar 1872 in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; married 9 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
White, Mira W, wife, age 26, born Oct 1873 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 9 years; 2 children, 2 living.
White, Violet W, daughter, age 8, born Sep 1891 in Kansas; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Virginia.
White, Clayton S., son, age 7, born Nov 1892 in Kansas; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Virginia.

Myrna and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 27 1910), Bluff Township, Grant County, Oklahoma:6

White, Jacob P, head-of-household, age 38, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first marriage, married 20 years; occupation: farmer, general farming; owned farm (mortgaged).
White, Myria A, wife, age 36, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Kentucky; first marriage, married 20 years; 4 children, 4 living.
White, Violet W, daughter, age 18, born in Kansas; father born in Kentucky; mother born in West Virginia.
White, Claton S, son, age 17, born in Kansas; father born in Kentucky; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.
White, Robt L, son, age 6, born in Kansas; father born in Kentucky; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.
White, Lloyd J, son, age 3, born in Oklahoma; father born in Kentucky; mother born in West Virginia.
Heizer, Peley W [unclear], servant, age 20, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kentucky; single; occupation: servant, farm labor
Living two houses away in 1910 was the family of an Alvah L. White, age 45, born in Kentucky,13 who was possibly Jacob's older brother.14  

Myrna and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 19-20 1920), Esculapia Township, Benton County, Arkansas:7

White, Jacob P, head-of-household, age 47, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; owned home (free); occupation: farmer, fruit farm.
White, Myra A, wife, age 45, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
White, Violet W, daughter, age 27, born in Kansas; father born in Kentucky; mother born in West Virginia; occupation: dress maker, at home.
White, Clayton S., son, age 26, born in Kansas; father born in Kentucky; mother born in West Virginia; occupation: bookkeeper, light office.
White, Robert L., son, age 15, born in Kansas; father born in Kentucky; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.
White, Lloyd J., son, age 13, born in Oklahoma; father born in Kentucky; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.
White, Ruth B., daughter, age 7, born in Oklahoma; father born in Kentucky; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.
Living alone next door in 1920 was a widow Elizabeth White, age 77, born in Kentucky,15 who was probably Jacob's mother.14  

Myrna and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 23 1930), Esculapia Township, Benton County, Arkansas:8

White, Jacob P, head-of-household, age 58, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first married at age 19; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a war veteran.
White, Mira A., wife, age 56, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first married at age 17.
White, Lloyd J., son, age 23, born in Oklahoma; father born in Kentucky; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.
White, Ruth V., daughter, age 18, born in Oklahoma; father born in Kentucky; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.

Myra Anna Wright Henshaw died Jun 1 1935, buried Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Goddard, Sedgwick County, Kansas.2,4  

Jacob died 1941, buried Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Goddard, Sedgwick County, Kansas.2,4  


Sources

  1. "History of Henshaws in Scotland, in England and in America to the Present Time", Edith Henshaw Kuntz, 1956; contributed by Don Henshaw.
  2. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  3. 1900 census, Attica Township, Sedgwick County, Kansas; roll T623-499, ED 253, page 5B, line #69, dwelling #107, family #108.
  4. http://www.findagrave.com.
  5. Sedgwick County, Kansas Marriage Index, May 9 1870 - May 24 1922;
    Kansas State Library Archives: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/mhgs/F-H.htm.
  6. 1910 census, Bluff Township, Grant County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1253, ED 37, page 3B, line #53, dwelling #58, family #58.
  7. 1920 census, Esculapia Township, Benton County, Arkansas; roll T625-54, ED 19, page 8A, line #40, dwelling #176, family #179.
  8. 1930 census, Esculapia Township, Benton County, Arkansas; roll T626-65, ED 20, page 9A, line #9, dwelling #217, family #223.
  9. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Contribution from Donald Craig Henshaw.
  11. Obituary of Patricia Lee Cessna; "Wichita Eagle" (Wichita, Kansas), Nov 3-4 2008:
    http://www.legacy.com/Kansas/DeathNotices.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonId=119714392
    http://www.downingandlahey.com/online_services/obituary.php?id=3287.
  12. Death of Ruth (White) Waugh; "Garden City Telegram" (Garden City, Kansas), Feb 10 2010;
    United States Obituary Collection; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1910 census, Bluff Township, Grant County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1253, ED 37, page 3B, line #67, dwelling #60, family #60.
  14. Speculation.
  15. 1920 census, Esculapia Township, Benton County, Arkansas; roll T625-54, ED 19, page 8A, line #47, dwelling #177, family #180.


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