Raymond William Henshaw

                                                         ┌── George Washington Hinshaw
                                                         │    1822-1907 
                           ┌── Joseph Anderson Henshaw ──┤
                           │    1869-1935                │
                           │                             └── Elizabeth Jane Robertson
                           │                                  1824-1893 
Raymond William Henshaw ───┤
B: 1897                    │
D: 1941                    │
                           └── Martha Ann Houston
                                1877-1970 
M: Lillian Stuart
   ├── Joseph Hampton Henshaw (1924-2004) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Elizabeth Anne Henshaw (1925-2012) 1,2,3,4,5
   └── William Raymond "Bill" Henshaw, Jr. (1934-) 1,2,3,4

Raymond William Henshaw     [ID 07202] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Raymond William Henshaw1,4,6,7 [William Raymond Hinshaw7,8,9, William Raymond Henshaw2,3,10].

Born Dec 22 1897, Estillfork, Jackson County, Alabama.1,5,6,7,8,9,11  

Raymond served as a Private in the U.S. Army.11  

Raymond became principal of Jonesview School in Renfroe, Alabama.12  

He married Lillian Stuart, about 1923, Gurley, Madison County, Alabama.1,5  Lillian, daughter of Hampton Stuart & Elizabeth Davis, was born Feb 13 1905, Alabama.1,5,6,7,10,11  (North Carolina).4  

Raymond and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 10 1930), Bankhead Highway, Eastaboga Precinct, Talladega County, Alabama:5

Henshaw, Raimond, head-of-household, age 32, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 25; rented home; radio in home; occupation: teacher, public school; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Lillian, wife, age 24, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 17.
Henshaw, Joe H., son, age 5, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Henshaw, Bettie A., daughter, age 4 years 3 months, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Henshaw, Joe A., father, age 60, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 22; occupation: none; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Martha A., mother, age 51, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 18; occupation: none.
Henshaw, Geneva, sister, age 11, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; attended school.

Raymond and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 5 1940), Griffith Ferry Road, Renfroe Precinct, Talladega County, Alabama:4

Henshaw, Raymond, head-of-household, age 41, born in Alabama; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; rented farm ($8/month rent); occupation: teacher, public school; worked 38 weeks in 1939; $1200 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Lillian, wife, age 35, born in North Carolina; completed 2 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: teacher, public school; worked 38 weeks in 1939; $550 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Joe, son, age 15, born in Alabama; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Henshaw, Betty, daughter, age 14, born in Alabama; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Henshaw, Ray, son, age 6, born in Alabama; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.

Raymond William Henshaw died Sep 6 1941, Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama; buried Bostick Hill Cemetery, Jackson County, Alabama.1,6,7,10,11  

Lillian died Sep 6 1941, Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama; buried Bostick Hill Cemetery, Jackson County, Alabama.1,6,7,10,11  

Raymond had been in a state of depression and was suicidal - he killed himself and Lillian.  Their children were then sent to North Carolina to live with Lillian's parents.13  


Sources

  1. Genealogy data (Henall.FTW) by George Frederick Langley, Jr..
  2. Obituary of Joseph Hampton Henshaw.
  3. Obituary of Elizabeth Anne Henshaw.
  4. 1940 census, Renfroe Precinct, Talladega County, Alabama; roll T627-81, ED 61-21, page 2A, line #12, household #20.
  5. 1930 census, Eastaboga Precinct, Talladega County, Alabama; roll T626-49, ED 4, page 16A, line #2, dwelling #272, family #277.
  6. Bostick Hill Cemetery burials, Jackson Co., Alabama; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/jackson/cemeteries/bostick.txt.
  7. http://www.findagrave.com.
  8. 1900 census, Collins Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; ED 36, page 208A, line #16, dwelling #57, family #57.
  9. 1910 census, Collins Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; ED 37, page 52B, line #97, dwelling #51, family #51.
  10. Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. "Paint Rock Valley Pioneers", a directory of Alabama cemeteries by Kittye Vandiver Henshaw, Evelyn Rochelle, and Addie Shaver, F332 P34446 1986, in the Tennessee State Library and Archives; Also 976.195 V3hk in the LDS Family History Library (not on microfilm). Contributed by Robert Worley.
  12. "Anniston Star" (Anniston, Alabama), Sep 19 1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Contribution from Bob Lasater ().


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