Esther Holt Henshaw

                                                                   ┌── John Leavitt Henshaw
                                                                   │    1792-1832 
                                   ┌── George Holt Henshaw ────────┤
                                   │    1833-1890                  │
                                   │                               └── Ann Maria Corey
                                   │                                    1795-?    
Esther Holt Henshaw ───────────────┤
B: 1873                            │                               ┌── Henry Birdsall
D: 1953                            │                               │
                                   └── Cornelia Middagh Birdsall ──┤
                                       c1836-1918                  │
                                                                   └── Ann Pettit
M: Frederick Kingsland Middlebrook

Esther Holt Henshaw     [ID 06035] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Dec 4 18731,2,3 [Dec - 18754], Brooklyn, New York1,2,3.  

She married Frederick Kingsland Middlebrook, Oct 19 1905.1,5  Frederick, son of Charles Trinder Middlebrook & Emily Congdon, was born Aug 9 1875, Pomfret, Connecticut.1,2  

Child:

Anne Henshaw "Nancy" Middlebrook, born Apr 15 1909, New York. 1,2,3,6

Esther and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 3 1920), 3-5 West 82nd Street, Manhattan, New York, New York:7

Middlebrook, Frederick, head-of-household, age 44, born in Connecticut; father born in New Jersey; mother born in New York; rented home; occupation: broker, insurance.
Middlebrook, Esther, wife, age 46, born in New York; father born in Canada; mother born in New York.
Middlebrook, Emily, mother, age 84, born in New York; parents born in Rhode Island; widow.
Middlebrook, Annie, daughter, age 10, born in New York; father born in Connecticut; mother born in New York; attended school.
Middlebrook, Elaine [unclear], sister, age 57, born in New York; father born in New Jersey; mother born in New York; single; occupation: [..unclear..] teacher, visiting.

Esther and family (without Frederick) were again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 19 1930), 79 State St., Brooklyn, New York:3

Henshaw, Cornelia, head-of-household, age 41, born in Canada; father born in Canada; mother born in New York; immigrated 1890; owned home ($11,300 value); single; occupation: writer, freelance.
Henshaw, George H., brother, age 66, born in Denmark; father born in Canada; mother born in New York; immigrated 1870; single; occupation: editor, weekly.
Middlebrook, Esther H., sister, age 55, born in New York; father born in Canada; mother born in New York; married - first married at age 29; occupation: none.
Middlebrook, Anne H., niece, age 21, born in New York; father born in Connecticut; mother born in New York; single; occupation: none.
Childs, George H., nephew, age 29, born in Minnesota; father born in Iowa; mother born in Denmark; single; occupation: scientist, biologist.

Esther Holt Henshaw died Jul 14 1953, Brooklyn, New York.8

(photo)Photo: Esther Holt Henshaw from a portrait by Stanislav Rembsky, published in a 1925 issue of "Brooklyn Life" 9


Sources

  1. Middlebrook database: http://www.gendex.com/users/maddigan/middlebrook/fam01048.htm.
  2. 1920 census, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T625-1201, ED 663, page 1B, line #63, family #18.
  3. 1930 census, 79 State St., Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T626-1491, ED 914, page 18A, line #39, dwelling #138, family #332.
  4. 1900 census, 1st Ward, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T623-1043, ED 11, page 1A-1B, line #48, dwelling #6, family #9.
  5. Contribution from journalist Peter Duveen () citing:
    New York Times, Oct 21 1905.
  6. Contribution from journalist Peter Duveen () citing:
    St. Agatha School archives, New York City.
  7. 1920 census, 3-5 West 82nd Street, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T625-1201, ED 663, page 1B, line #63, family #18.
  8. Contribution from journalist Peter Duveen ().
  9. Photo courtesy of journalist Peter Duveen ().


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