Nettie Elizabeth Henshaw

                            ┌── John Henshaw
                            │    1852-<1910
                            │
                            │
Nettie Elizabeth Henshaw ───┤
B: 1886                     │                    ┌── Andrew Berry
D: 1958                     │                    │
                            └── Nancy E. Berry ──┤
                                c1867-?          │
                                                 └── Sarah (Berry)
M: Robert Sandy

Nettie Elizabeth Henshaw     [ID 05593] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 6 18861,2,3,4,5,6, Greensboro, Craighead County, Arkansas1,2,3,4,5,6 [Tennessee7].  

She married Robert Sandy8 [James Robert Sandy1,5,6,9], Dec 6 19058, Arkansas8.  Robert, son of Thomas Henry Sandy & Lucinda R. Fike, was born Nov 14 1884, Arkansas.1,2,5,6,7,10,11,12,13  

Children (all born in Arkansas):1

Andrew H. Sandy, born Sep 19 1906; died Apr 5 1992, Tennessee. 1,5,6,7,12
John Wesley "Johnnie" Sandy, born Oct 18 1908; died Aug 1984. 5,6,7,12,13
Zora Louise Sandy, born May 16 1911; died Apr 21 1997; married Willie Frank Wallace, Apr 16 1933, Crittenden, Arkansas (children: William Richard Wallace and (living son) Wallace). 1,6,7
Hazel M. Sandy, born 1913. 1,6,7
Arthur Sandy, born Nov 27 1915; died Jan 1987, Tennessee. 1,6,7,12
Melvin Sandy, born Jun 16 1921; died Jan 9 1970, buried Memphis National Cemetery. 1,6,12,14

Nettie and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 4 1910), Algora, Cache Township, Jackson County, Arkansas:5

Sandy, Robert, head-of-household, age 25, born in United States; parents born in United States; first marriage, married 4 years; occupation: teamster, [..unclear..]; owned home.
Sandy, Nettie, wife, age 23, born in Arkansas; parents born in United States; first marriage, married 4 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Sandy, Andrew, son, age 3, born in Arkansas; parents born in United States.
Sandy, John, son, age 1 year 8 [unclear] months, born in Arkansas; parents born in United States.
Living nearby in 1910 was Nettie's widowed mother and family.15  

On Sep 12 1918 James Robert Sandy, age 33, registered for the World War I draft in Indianola, Sunflower County, Mississippi.  He declared he was born Nov 14 1884, and was then residing in Linn, Sunflower County, Mississippi where he was a "saw mill man" employed by D.R. Sandy of Linn.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Nettie Sandy of Linn.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build.10,11  

Nettie and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 26-27 1920), Quitman County, Mississippi:7

Sandy, James P., head-of-household, age 35, born in Arkansas; father born in Alabama; mother born in Arkansas; rented home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Sandy, Mittie, wife, age 33, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.
Sandy, Andrew, son, age 13, born in Mississippi; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Sandy, John, son, age 11, born in Mississippi; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Sandy, Louiese, daughter, age 8, born in Mississippi; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Sandy, Hazel M., daughter, age 4, born in Mississippi; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Tennessee.
Sandy, Arthur, son, age 3 years 1 month, born in Mississippi; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Tennessee.

Nettie and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 16 1930), Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee:6

Sandy, James R., head-of-household, age 45, born in Arkansas; parents born in U.S.; first married at age 21; occupation: carpenter, lumber co.; not a war veteran.
Sandy, Nettie, wife, age 44, born in Arkansas; parents born in U.S.; first married at age 20.
Sandy, Andrew, son, age 23, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; occupation: millworker, lumber co.; not a war veteran.
Sandy, Johnny, son, age 21, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; occupation: millwright, lumber co.; not a war veteran.
Sandy, Louise, daughter, age 19, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; occupation: candy packer, candy co.
Sandy, Hazel, daughter, age 17, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; occupation: candy packer, candy co.
Sandy, Arthur, son, age 11, born in Mississippi; parents born in Arkansas; attended school.
Sandy, Melvin [unclear], son, age 8, born in Mississippi; parents born in Arkansas; attended school.

Nettie Elizabeth Henshaw died Dec 13 1958, at her home, 3068 Manhattan, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee; age 72.1,2,3,9  

Nettie's funeral was announced in the "Commercial Appeal" (Memphis, Tennessee) on Monday, December 15, 1958:2

Rites today for Mrs. J.R. Sandy of 3068 Manhattan, who died Saturday night in her home, will be at 2 this afternoon at Cosmopolitan Funeral Home with the Rev. Virgil W. Cavender officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park.  Mrs. Sandy was 72.

Robert died Jun 25 1975, at his home, 658 Hudson, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee; buried Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.1,2,12  

James' obituary was published in the "Commercial Appeal" (Memphis, Tennessee) on Thursday, June 26, 1975:2

James Robert Sandy, 90, of 658 Hudson, retired derrick operator for Nickey Bros., Inc., died yesterday afternoon at his home.  He was a member of New Allen Road Baptist Church.  Cosmopolitan Funeral Home has charge.  He leaves three sons, Andrew Sandy of Rosemead, Calif., and Johnny Sandy and Arthur Sandy, both of Memphis; two daughters, Mrs. Louise Wallace and Mrs. Hazel Baldwin, both of Memphis; a brother, Dave Sandy of Searcy, Ark.; a half-brother Fred Cannon of Memphis, 13 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren.

(photo)Photo: Nettie Elizabeth Henshaw & James Robert Sandy 16

(photo)Photo: Nettie Elizabeth Henshaw gravestone Memorial Park Cemetery 16

(photo)Photo: James Robert Sandy gravestone Memorial Park Cemetery 16

(photo)Photo: Nettie Elizabeth Henshaw great granddaughter's family bible 16

(photo)Photo: daughter Zora Louise Sandy's delayed birth certificate 16

(photo)Photo: Nettie Elizabeth Henshaw death certificate 9

Social Security information for Robert Sandy: 413-07-2609


Sources

  1. Posting Jun 25 2006 by Renee Madron () to SANDY-L.
  2. Contribution from Renee Madron ().
  3. Death certificate of Nettie Elizabeth (Henshaw) Sandy.
  4. 1900 census, Metropolis, Massac County, Illinois; roll T623-329, ED 55, page 8B-9A, line #98, dwelling #183, family #213.
  5. 1910 census, Algora, Cache Township, Jackson County, Arkansas; roll T624-53, ED 175, page 1B, line #57, dwelling #12, family #12.
  6. 1930 census, 33rd Ward, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee; roll T626-2277, ED 230, page 17B, line #57, dwelling #281, family #298.
  7. 1920 census, Beat 3, Quitman County, Mississippi; roll T625-892, ED 167, page 12B, line #81, dwelling #291, family #298.
  8. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. WWI Civilian Draft Registrations; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. "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
  13. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by David Miller ().
  14. http://www.interment.net/data/us/tn/shelby/memnat/memphis%5Frutsci.htm.
  15. 1910 census, Cache Township, Jackson County, Arkansas; roll T624-53, ED 175, page 2B, line #52, dwelling #34, family #35.
  16. Photo courtesy of Renee Madron ().


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