George H. Henshaw

                                                     ┌── Jefferson Henshaw
                                                     │    1803-1855 
                     ┌── William Nathaniel Henshaw ──┤
                     │    1842-1921                  │
                     │                               └── Mary Raymond
                     │                                   c1806-1855 
George H. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1866              │
D: ?                 │
                     └── Lucy A. Culver
                          1845-1922 
M: Lyda A. Houston
   └── Charles H. Henshaw (1890-1967) 1,2

George H. Henshaw     [ID 05931] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Apr - 18661,2,3,4 [about 18655], Marshall County, Iowa1,2,3,4.  

He married Lyda A. Houston1,2,6,7 [Lydia Houston7], about 18881,2,6,7, Exira, Audubon County, Iowa1,2,6,7.  Lyda, daughter of Apollonius B. Houston & Nancy Bridges1,2,4,6,7, was born Jan - 18711,2,4,6,7 [about 18655], Iowa1,2,4,6,7.  

George and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 2 1900), Exira Heights St., Exira, Audubon County, Iowa:1

Henshaw, George, head-of-household, age 34, born Apr 1866 in Iowa; father born in New York; married 12 years; occupation: agent, [..unclear..]; owned home (mortgaged).
Henshaw, Eliza A., wife, age 29, born Jan 1871 in Iowa; father born in South Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; married 12 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Charles H., son, age 10, born Apr 1890 in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; attended school 9 months.
Wineman, Alice, border, age unknown; birthplace unknown; parents' birthplaces unknown; occupation: milliner.

George and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 29 1910), 1125 20th Street, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa:2

Henshaw, George H., head-of-household, age 43, born in Iowa; father born in New York; mother born in Illinois; first marriage, married 22 years; occupation: agent [..unclear..], insurance; owned home (mortgaged).
Henshaw, Lyda A., wife, age 39, born in Iowa; father born in South Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; first marriage, married 22 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Charles H., son, age 19, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; occupation: odd jobs; attended school.

George and Lyda were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 15 1920), living in a rooming house at 1024 Twenty-First Street, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa:5

Henshaw, George, roomer, age 55, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; occupation: agent, insurance co.
Henshaw, Lyda, roomer, age 55, born in Iowa; parents born in Georgia.

George and Lyda were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 19 1930), 2900 [unclear] Cottage Grove, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa:4

Henshaw, George H., head-of-household, age 63, born in Iowa; father born in New York; mother born in Illinois; first married at age 22; rented home ($40 rent); no radio in home; occupation: special agent, life insurance; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Lyda A., wife, age 59, born in Iowa; father born in South Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; first married at age 17.


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Exira, Exira Township, Audubon County, Iowa; roll T623-416, ED 24, page 2B, line #92, dwelling #43, family #43.
  2. 1910 census, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; roll T624-419, ED 75, page 67A, line #28, dwelling #166, family #166.
  3. "Iowa State Census 1885"; Exira, Audubon County, Iowa; page 144, line #15, dwelling #35, family #36; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1930 census, 2nd Ward, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; roll T626-674, ED 18, page 25B, line #76, dwelling #446, family #448.
  5. 1920 census, 1st Ward, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; roll T625-507, ED 82, page 21A, line #11, dwelling #447, family #593.
  6. Biographical sketch of Apollonius B. Houston; "Biographical History of Shelby and Audobon Counties, Iowa" 1889; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.


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