George Allen Hinshaw

                                                       ┌── James Hinshawc1798-1858 
                        ┌── Carrel Hinshaw ────────────┤
                        │    1832-1882                 │
                        │                              └── Nellie Robertson
                        │                                  c1800-1860 
George Allen Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1867                 │                              ┌── John Marshall
D: 1947                 │                              │
                        └── Elizabeth Ellen Marshall ──┤
                            c1834-1894                 │
                                                       └── Nancy Bray
M: Nettie E. Anderson
   ├── Myrtle Henshaw (1890-c1890) 1
   ├── Herman Henshaw (1891-c1891) 1
   ├── Walter Anderson Henshaw (1893-1966) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── George Allen Henshaw, Jr. (1896-1933) 1,2,3,4,6
   ├── Paul Anderson Hinshaw (1899-1976) 1,2,3,4,5
   └── Ada Hinshaw (1902-1917) 1,2,4

M: Lillie Duvall Hays

George Allen Hinshaw     [ID 00732] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

George Allen Hinshaw2 [George Allen Henshaw7,8,9].

Born Oct 2 1867, Stonefort, Williamson County, Illinois.2,3,4,7,10,11  

George was educated at Crab Orchard High School, conducted by Professor James Turner.  In 1885 George became a teacher, attending the same school during his summer vacations.7  

He married Nettie E. Anderson, Feb 6 1889, Golconda, Pope County, Illinois.2,3,9,12  Nettie was born Apr 6 1869, Pope County, Illinois.2,3,4  

George and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 14 1900), Carterville, Williamson County, Illinois:3

Henshaw, George A., head-of-household, age 32, born Oct 1867 in Illinois; father's birthplace unknown; mother born in Alabama; married 11 years; occupation: attorney at law; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Nettie, wife, age 31, born Apr 1869 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; married 11 years; 5 children, 2 living [sic].
Henshaw, Walter A., son, age 7, born Feb 1893 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school 7 months.
Henshaw, George A. Jr., son, age 3, born Oct 1896 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Paul A., son, age 1, born Jan 1899 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Canada, Maude, servant, age 20, born July 1879 in Texas; parents born in Texas; married 3 years; no children; occupation: servant.
Anderson, Charles E., brother-in-law, age 22, born Jan 1878 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; single; occupation: notary public.

George and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 20 1910), Guthrie, Logan County, Oklahoma:4

Henshaw, George A., head-of-household, age 42, born in Illinois; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Alabama; first marriage; occupation: lawyer, [..unclear..]; rented home.
Henshaw, Nettie A., wife, age 41, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first marriage, married 21 years; 6 children, 4 living.
Henshaw, Walter A., son, age 17, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, George A. Jr., son, age 13, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, Paul A., son, age 11, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, Ada [or Ida - unclear], daughter, age 8, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Lemon, Martha M., roomer, age 25, born in Missouri; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Missouri; single; occupation: teacher, [..unclear..].
Houstin, Sam, roomer, age 19, born in Texas; father born in Texas; mother born in Louisiana; single; occupation: mail clerk, [..unclear..].
Anderson, Emma J., head-of-household, age 51, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; widow; 3 children, 3 living; rented home.
Anderson, Lucil A., age 25, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; single; occupation: stenographer, state treasury [unclear].

George was shown in "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families" as the "Hon. George A. Hinshaw", corporation commissioner of the state of Oklahoma.2  

George lived in Madill, Oklahoma.8  On Mar 17 1906 George was a Charter Member of the Odd Fellows Lodge #214-390 in Willis, Marshall County, Indian Territory (Oklahoma).13  

George was a member of the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention.  As part of Oklahoma's creation in statehood, George named Marshall County, in the south-central part of the state, giving it his mother's maiden name in her honor.8  George's obituary mentioned:12

When it came to the naming of the county composing his territory, he submitted to the Committee that it be called Marshall County in honor of the name of his mother - Elizabeth Ellen Marshall (Henshaw), who was a collateral kin to John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States, and of Thomas Marshall, a Judge and Congressman from Kentucky.

The following article was published in "The Evening News" (Ada, Oklahoma) on Friday, January 20, 1911:14

Commission Elects Officers

At a meeting of the state corporation commission Thursday morning, Col. Jack Love was re-elected president while E. C. Paxon remains the secretary.  A. P. Watson and George A. Hinshaw are the two other members.  The organization of the commission for the ensuing term was a matter of forum.  The commissioners discussed the work for the past year and decided to be more useful to the people of the state in the future, if possible.

Nettie died Oct 1 1912, buried Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.12  

He then married Lillie Duvall Hays12 [Lillie Duvall12], Sep 15 191512, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma12.  Lillie was born about 1885, Kentucky.6  Lillie was the widow of Morgan J. Hays.12  

George and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (census page extremely faded):11

Henshaw, George A., head-of-household, age 52, born in Illinois; both parents born in North Carolina; owned home; [..occupation unclear..].
Henshaw, Lillie [unclear], wife, age 51 [unclear], born in [..unclear..]; both parents born in Kentucky.
[.. Helen?? unclear..] , step daughter, age 15 [unclear], born in Kentucky; both parents born in Kentucky.

George was again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4 1930), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma:6

Henshaw, George Sr, head-of-household, age 55, born in Illinois; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Alabama; first married at age 39; owned home ($40,000 value); radio in home; occupation: manager, insurance.
Henshaw, Lillie, wife, age 45, born in Kentucky; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky; first married at age 30.
Henshaw, George Jr, son, age 34, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky; first married at age 32; occupation: [..unclear..], oil.
Henshaw, Donia, daughter-in-law, age 23, born in Mississippi; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Mississippi; first married at age 21.
Henshaw, Ellinor, g daughter, age 11 months, born in Oklahoma; father born in Illinois; mother born in Mississippi.
Lalluren [unclear], Lucy, roomer [unclear], age 26, born in Oklahoma; father born in Oklahoma; mother born in Wisconsin; single; occupation: nurse, hospital.
Chiyaki [unclear], Marchyo, servant, male age 49, born in Japan; parents born in Japan; divorced; occupation: cook, private family.
Aor [unclear], Tazo S., servant, male age 46, born in Japan; parents born in Japan; single; occupation: cook, private family.

George Allen Hinshaw died Mar 6 1947, buried Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.12  

George's obituary was published in "The Chronicles of Oklahoma" in 1948:12

The annals of the family relationship of Judge Henshaw are simple but strong.  His paternal grandfather was James Henshaw, a member of the Quaker colony of Winston, North Carolina.  His grandmother was Carolyn Robinson (Henshaw), a descendant of good Tennessee farmers.  To this union was born Carrol Henshaw, the father of Judge Henshaw, September 22, 1832, who married Elizabeth Ellen Marshall (Henshaw), whose father was John Marshall of Tennessee, and whose mother was Nancy (Bray) Marshall.  To this union was born the following children: William Riley Henshaw, born November 3, 1851; John A. Henshaw, born April 14, 1854, and died November 7, 1870; Sarah E. Henshaw, born March 18, 1862, died January 17, 1878; James I. Henshaw, born January 15, 1865, living at Madill, Oklahoma (County Judge of Marshall County, Oklahoma); Mary E. Hensahw, born February 21, 1872, died July 1, 1898; George Allen Henshaw, the subject of this sketch, was born October 2, 1867, died March 6, 1947; and Francis Marion Henshaw, born January 1, 1870, now living in Oklahoma City at 1319 Classen Boulevard.  

George A. Henshaw's first marriage was to Nettie E. Anderson, in Golconda, Pope County, Illinois, February 6, 1888 [sic].  Nettie E. Henshaw died October 1, 1912, and is buried in Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City.  His second marriage was with Lillie Duvall Hays, September 15, 1915, in Oklahoma City, the widow of Mr. Morgan J. Hays, a busines man of Ardmore, Oklahoma, who died December 2, 1910, in Ardmore.  Mrs. Lillie Duvall Henshaw has been a teacher in Roosevelt Junior High School, Oklahoma City, for many years, and lives at 1200 North Hudson, Oklahoma City.  

There were no children by the second marriage, but from his first there were six children, two of whom, Myrtle Henshaw, born August 1, 1890, and Herman Henshaw, born September 17, 1891, died in infancy.  

His oldest living child, Walter Anderson Henshaw, was born February 26, 1893, and is now living in San Antonio, Texas.  He enlisted in World War I, in the Air Corps, and was mustered out in 1918 as a lieutenant.  His first wife was Dorothy Walsh of St. Louis by whom he had two children, a son, Walter, Jr. and a daughter, Florence.  Walter Jr. served in World War II.  His second marriage was to Frances Allen of Walters, Oklahoma, to whom was born George Allen Henshaw, III.  

George Allen Henshaw, Jr., his second son, was born in 1896 and died at San Angelo, Texas, April 23, 1933.  He married Donnie Pulliam, by whom he had two children, now living with their mother in San Francisco.  He entered World War I in the Machine Branch of the Aviation Division, and was musted out in 1918, as a lieutenant.  

Paul Anderson Henshaw was born January 1, 1899, and, as has been said, is living in San Antonio, Texas, and with his brother, is engaged in the oil industry.  He served in the Second World War, reaching the rank of Major in the Maintenance Division.  His first marriage had been to Vivian Wells of Oklahoma City, and by her he had one child, Betty Ann Henshaw.  Betty Ann Henshaw married Karl Zwick, and they have two daughters, whose names are Paula and Trudy.  Mr. and Mrs. Zwick live in San Antonio, 922 Monte Boulevard.  

The youngest member of the family of Judge Henshaw was a daughter, Ada Henshaw, born August 2, 1901, and who died November 19, 1917, while attending Lindenwood College, St. Charles, Missouri.  She is buried near her mother and father in Fairlawm Cemetery in Oklahoma City.

(photo)Photo: George A. Hinshaw 15


Sources

  1. Obituary of George Allen Henshaw; "The Chronicles of Oklahoma".
  2. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  3. 1900 census, Carterville, Williamson County, Illinois; roll T623-354, ED 109, page 11B, line #81, dwelling #223, family #230.
  4. 1910 census, 3rd Ward, Guthrie, Logan County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1260, ED 126, page 7A, line #2, dwelling #113, family #113.
  5. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1930 census, Ward 3, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1919, ED 85, page 3A, line #22, dwelling #34, family #67.
  7. "History of Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, Franklin and Williamson Counties. Illinois", Chicago: The Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1887 (page 898). Contributed by Jeana Gallagher ()
  8. "Oklahoma Place Names", By George H. Shirk; USGenWeb archives.
  9. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book A-1, page 130):
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  10. 1880 census, Saline Township, Williamson County, Illinois; roll T9-0259, ED 166, page 516B, line #26, dwelling #88, family #91.
  11. 1920 census, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma; roll T625-1473, ED 123, page 5B, line #76, dwelling #82, family #122.
  12. Contribution from Sam Jones citing:
    Obituary of George Allen Henshaw; "The Chronicles of Oklahoma", Vol. XXVI. 1948. The Oklahoma Historical Society.
  13. Oklahoma Odd Fellow Lodge Roster, Charter Members of Indian Territory; USGenWeb Archives.
  14. "The Evening News" (Ada, Oklahoma), Jan 20 1911; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Photo from the book "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", 1911.


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