Sarah Jane Henshaw

                                                ┌── Washington Henshaw
                                                │    1779-1853 
                      ┌── Philip Henshaw ───────┤
                      │    1816-1878            │
                      │                         └── Charlotte Malick
                      │                              1778-1822 
Sarah Jane Henshaw ───┤
B: 1847               │                         ┌── Stephen King Alexander
D: 1914               │                         │
                      └── Elizabeth Alexander ──┤
                           1824-?               │
                                                └── Sarah Kennedy
M: William Allen Aven

Sarah Jane Henshaw     [ID 06224] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Sarah Jane Henshaw1,2,3 [Sarah J. Hanshaw4].

Born Nov 10 1847, Greene County, Tennessee.2,3,5,6,7,8  

She married William Allen Aven.1,2,9  William, son of Timothy Aven & Ann Eleanor McCroskey, was born about 1840, Virginia.1,5  

William was a teacher.2  He was also a merchant in Springfield, Missouri.9  

Children:2,5,6,7,9

Elizabeth E.E. (A. Eliza) Aven, born Mar 4 1867, Washington County, Virginia; married Joseph Feaster. 10
James Washington Aven, born Nov 18 1868, Washington County, Virginia; died Dec 5 1942, Kuna, Ada County, Idaho. 11,12
John F. Aven, born Feb 3 1871, Christian County, Missouri. 13
Horace Benjamin Aven, born Jan 27 1873, Christian County, Missouri; married Dec 24 1893, Myrtle F. Lawing, Silver City, Owyhee County, Idaho. 14,15
William Fitzhugh Aven, born Mar 9 1876, Ozark, Missouri. 16
David O. Aven, born Oct 28 1877/1878, Ozark, Missouri. 17
Carl Gildord Aven, born Aug 5 1881, Missouri; married Blanche E. -- (children: John, Richard, Irmyn and Robert Aven). 18,19
Irmintrude (Irmyn) Aven, born Feb 1885, Missouri; married J.C. Leiser.

Sarah and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 23 1880), Ozark, Finley Township, Christian County, Missouri:5

Aven, William A., age 40, born in Virginia; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Virginia; probate & county judge.
Aven, Sarah J., wife, age 33, born in Tennessee; father born in Virginia; mother born in Tennessee; keeping house.
Aven, Elizabeth A.E., daughter, age 13, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Aven, James W., son, age 11, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Aven, John P.F., son, age 9, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Aven, Horace B., son, age 6, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Aven, William F., son, age 3, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Tennessee.

William died before Jun 2 1900.6  

Widow Sarah and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 2 1900), Ozark, Finley Township, Christian County, Missouri:6

Aven, Sarah J., head-of-household, age 52, born Nov 1847 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; widow; 9 children, 7 living; owned home (free).
Aven, Fitzhugh, son, age 24, born Mar 1876 in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Tennessee; occupation: school teacher.
Aven, Irmintrude, daughter, age 15, born Feb 1885 in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Tennessee; attended school 7 months.

Widow Sarah was shown in the 1910 census (May 11 1910), living with son Carl in Canyon County, Idaho:7

Aven, Carl G., head-of-household, age 28, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Tennessee; single; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Aven, Sarah J., mother, age 63, born in Tennessee; father born in Virginia; mother born in Tennessee; widow; 9 children, 7 living.

Sarah Jane Henshaw died Aug 24 1914, Boise, Ada County, Idaho.12

(photo)Photo: Sarah Jane Henshaw birth record (apparently a delayed recording) 8


Sources

  1. Posting Mar 16 2005 by Bob Ford () to VAWASHIN-L.
  2. Contribution from Frank Machala Hinshaw citing:
    Christian County, Missouri: Record of Births at Ozark, Missouri.
  3. 1850 census, Greene County, Tennessee; pg 218B.
  4. 1860 census, Horse Creek, Greene County, Tennessee; roll M653-1252, page 18, dwelling #137; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~cenfiles/tn/greene/1860/dist01p2.txt.
  5. 1880 census, Ozark, Finley Township, Christian County, Missouri; roll T9-681, ED 10, page 37A, line #38, dwelling #7, family #7.
  6. 1900 census, Ozark, Finley Township, Christian County, Missouri; roll T623-848, ED 15, page 3A, line #18, dwelling #50, family #52.
  7. 1910 census, West Nampa Precinct, Canyon County, Idaho; roll T624-223, ED 106, page 354B, line #80, dwelling #325, family #358.
  8. Birth record for Sarah J. Aven; Missouri State Archives:
    http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/births.asp?id=866.
  9. Noble Warrum, ed. "Utah Since Statehood", Chicago, IL; Salt Lake City, UT: S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1919; Ancestry.com.
  10. Birth record for E.A.E. Aven; Missouri State Archives:
    http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/births.asp?id=867.
  11. Birth record for Jas. W. Aven; Missouri State Archives:
    http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/births.asp?id=868.
  12. 1911-1951 Idaho Death Index; USGenWeb Archives.
  13. Birth record for Jno. P.F. Aven; Missouri State Archives:
    http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/births.asp?id=869.
  14. Birth record for Horace B. Aven; Missouri State Archives:
    http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/births.asp?id=870.
  15. Owyhee County, Idaho marriages 1890-1904; USGenWeb Archives.
  16. Birth record for W. Fitzhugh Aven; Missouri State Archives:
    http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/births.asp?id=871.
  17. Birth record for David O. Aven; Missouri State Archives:
    http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/births.asp?id=872.
  18. 1920 census, Peaceful Valley, Canyon County, Idaho; roll T625-290, ED 53, page 2A, line #7, dwelling #28, family #29.
  19. World War I Civilian Draft Registrations, Canyon County, Idaho; USGenWeb Archives.


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