Martin Perle Henshaw

                                                 ┌── Samuel Preston Henshaw
                                                 │    1813-1884 
                        ┌── Marion Lee Henshaw ──┤
                        │    1845-1929           │
                        │                        └── Julia Ann Margaret Hunsicker
                        │                             1813-1903 
Martin Perle Henshaw ───┤
B: 1881                 │                        ┌── Jessie Payne
D: 1951                 │                        │
                        └── Emily Polk Payne ────┤
                             1845-1936           │
                                                 └── Jane Wright
M: Rachel Lemon

M: Sarah V. Rose

Martin Perle Henshaw     [ID 05279] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 4 1881, Mill Creek, Berkeley County, West Virginia.1,2,3,4,5  

He married Rachel Lemon, Nov 16 1916, Everett, Washington.1,2  

Martin and Rachel were divorced Nov 2 1917 in Everett, Washington.1,2  

Martin was shown in the 1920 census, Everett Township, Snohomish County, Washington, living in what appears to be a boarding house:4

Henshaw, Martin, age 38, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; single; railroad engineer.

He then married Sarah V. Rose, Apr 8 1920, Seattle, King County, Washington.1,2  Sarah was born 1886, Kentucky.2,5  Sarah had been previously married to -- Rose by whom she had two sons.2  

Martin and Sarah were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 24 1930), Snohomish County, Washington:5

Henshaw, Martin P., head-of-household, age 49, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 35; owned home; occupation: engineer, rubber plant; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Sarah L, wife, age 43, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first married at age 18 [unclear].

Martin was an engineer on the Great Northern Railroad.  He lived in Everett, Washington.1,2  

Martin Perle Henshaw died Sep 8 19516 [Sep 10 19512], Okanogan County, Washington6; age 806.  Death certificate #16370.6  


  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. LDS IGI.
  4. 1920 census, Everett Township, Snohomish County, Washington; roll T625-1938, ED 140, page 6A, line #9, dwelling #119, family #140.
  5. 1930 census, Beverly Park Precinct, Snohomish County, Washington; roll T626-2519, ED 6, page 7B, line #51, dwelling #191, family #191.
  6. Washington Death Index, 1940-1996;

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