Anna M. Henshaw

                                                ┌── John Brace Henshaw
                                                │    1803-1875 
                    ┌── Oscar Freeman Henshaw ──┤
                    │    1826-1907              │
                    │                           └── Cynthia Henshaw
                    │                                1807-?    
Anna M. Henshaw ────┤
B: 1853             │
D: 1936             │
                    └── Clara Brown
                         1832-1899 
M: Emery Dunn

M: George W. Taylor

Anna M. Henshaw     [ID 06127] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Anna M. Henshaw1,2 [Anne Henshaw3,4].

Born Jan - 18534,5 [about 18521,2], New York4,5.  

She married Emery Dunn, Dec 25 1869, Page County, Iowa.1,6  Emery was born Sep - 1846, Ohio.1,2,7  

Children:2

Ada Dunn, born c1872, Iowa.
Della Dunn, born c1874, Iowa; married Gilbert Allan Boyer (1872-1920); child: Ruby D. Boyer. 8,9

Anna and Emry were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 4 1870), living in the household of an Ely & Mary Dunn (probably Emry's parents),10 Page County, Iowa:1

Dunn, Ely, age 52, born in Ohio; carpenter.
Dunn, Mary, age 58, born in Ohio; keeping house.
Dunn, Emria, age 23, born in Ohio; married Dec [1869]; drives [..unclear..]; $500 real estate; $500 personal property.
Dunn, Annie, age 17, born in New York; married Dec [1869]; house keeper.

Anna and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 9 1880), Clarinda, Page County, Iowa:2

Dunn, Emry, age 33, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; expressman.
Dunn, Anna, wife, age 28, born in New York; parents born in New York; keeping house.
Dunn, Ada, daughter, age 8, born in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in New York.
Dunn, Della, daughter, age 6, born in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in New York.

It appears that Anna and Emery were divorced.  Emery remarried (apparently in the 1890s) to an Amanda Mabery.7  Emery and his new family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 25 1900), Clarinda, Page County, Iowa:7

Dunn, Emery, head-of-household, age 53, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; married [number of years married unclear]; occupation: expressman; owned home (free).
Dunn, Amenda, wife, age 52, born Feb 1848 in Kentucky; father born in Virginia; mother born in Kentucky; married [number of years married unclear]; 3 children, 3 living.
Mabery, Herbert, step-son, age 9, born April 1891 in Iowa; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kentucky; attended school 9 months.

She then married George W. Taylor, about 1890.3,5,11  George was born Mar - 1853, Pennsylvania.5,12  

Anna and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 3 1900), Clarinda, Page County, Iowa:5

Tailor, G.W., head-of-household, age 47, born Mar 1853 in Pennsylvania; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in England; married 10 years; occupation: minister; owned home.
Tailor, Anna, wife, age 47, born Jan 1853 in New York; parents born in New York; married 10 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Tailor, Frank, son, age 15, born Aug 1884 in Iowa; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in New York; attended school 9 months.
Tailor, Earl, son, age 12, born June 1887 in Iowa; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in New York; attended school 9 months.
Tailor, Emma, daughter, age 10, born Feb 1890 in Iowa; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in New York; attended school 9 months.

By 1910 Anna had become proprietor of the Henshaw Hotel in Clarinda, Iowa11 (the origin of the Hotel and its name is currently unknown).  The hotel's frame building was (maybe still is?) on Lincoln Street, in the middle of the block between 15th and 16th, facing north.  It was still there in the 1950's, partly turned into apartments then.13  

Anna and children were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), Henshaw Hotel, Lincoln Avenue, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa:11

Taylor, Anna, head-of-household, age 56, born in New York; parents born in New York; second marriage, married 19 years; 3 children, 2 living; occupation: proprietor, Henshaw Hotel; rented home.
Taylor, Grace, daughter, age 20, born in Iowa; father born in Tennessee; mother born in New York; occupation: none, hotel.
Taylor, Melvin, son, age 7, born in Iowa; father born in Tennessee; mother born in New York; occupation: none, hotel; attended school.
[... plus 20 employees, boarders & roomers ...]

George died Jun 18 1930, buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa.12,14  

Anna M. Henshaw died Oct - 1936, buried Clarinda Cemetery, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa.12,14

(photo)Photo: The Henshaw Hotel Clarinda, Page County, Iowa; apparently early 1900s 13


Sources

  1. 1870 census, Clarinda P.O., Nodaway Township, Page County, Iowa; roll M593-414, page 465, line #27, dwelling #115, family #115.
  2. 1880 census, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa; roll T9-0359, ED 154, page 435D, line #37, family #244.
  3. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  4. 1860 census, Nodaway Township, Taylor County, Iowa; page 54, line #14, dwelling #378, family #375.
  5. 1900 census, Clarinda, Nodaway Township, Page County, Iowa; roll T623-452, ED 95, page 14A, line #12, dwelling #317, family #317.
  6. Early Marriages of Page County, Iowa (1844 to 1899); USGenWeb Archives.
  7. 1900 census, Clarinda, Nodaway Township, Page County, Iowa; roll T623-452, ED 95, page 25A, line #19, dwelling #580, family #581.
  8. Contribution from ().
  9. http://iagenweb.org/page/cemetery/wpa/bieghler.htm.
  10. Speculation.
  11. 1910 census, Clarinda, Nodaway Township, Page County, Iowa; roll T624-417, ED 107, page 226A, line #1, dwelling #281, family #284.
  12. WPA Iowa Graves Registration Survey; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://iagenweb.org/page/cemetery/wpa/tabor.htm.
  13. Page County, Iowa photos; photo courtesy of Merrily Tunnicliff; USGenWeb:
    http://iagenweb.org/page/photos/clarinda/hensha.htm
    http://iagenweb.org/page/photos/clarinda/elaine.htm.
  14. Iowa Cemetery Records; http://www.ancestry.com.


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