William Davis Henshaw

                                                      ┌── James D. Henshaw
                                                      │    1813-<1880
                            ┌── John Thomas Henshaw ──┤
                            │    1855-1900            │
                            │                         └── Martha Delaney
                            │                             c1827-1857 
William Davis Henshaw ──────┤
B: 1886                     │                         ┌── Leige Dodge
D: 1963                     │                         │
                            └── Alodia Bell Dodge ────┤
                                 1859-1913            │
                                                      └── Mary Ann Davis
M: Ruby Ray Hall
   ├── Reaves Henshaw (1907-1909) 1,2
   ├── Allie M. Henshaw (1910-1910) 1,3
   ├── Earnest Gordon Henshaw (1915-1916) 1,4
   ├── Julia Thelma Henshaw (1915-) 1,5,6
   ├── Claude Veron Henshaw (1918-2005) 1,5,6,7
   ├── Ruby Ann Henshaw (1920-1920) 1,4

M: Florence Beulah Brantley
   ├── Madelyn Bell Henshaw (1922-1989) 1,5,7,8
   ├── Beatrice Anna Henshaw (1924-<1999) 1,5,7
   ├── Andrew Henshaw (1926-1926) 4
   ├── (stillborn son) Henshaw (1927-1927) 4
   ├── Alodia Davis Henshaw (1929-) 1,5,7,9,10
   ├── John Thomas Henshaw (1930-2010) 1,5,10
   └── Martha D'Alice Henshaw (1934-) 1,5,10

William Davis Henshaw     [ID 07398] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 10 1886, Union County, Kentucky.3,5,7,9,11,12,13  

He married Ruby Ray Hall, Feb 6 1906.1,4,5  Ruby, daughter of James H. Hall & Julia A. Dodge, was born Oct 6 1883, Union County, Kentucky.1,2,3  (Oct 16 1883).4  

William and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 18 1910), Union County, Kentucky:3,14

Henshaw, William D., head-of-household, age 22, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first marriage. married 4 years; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Henshaw, Ruby, wife, age 24, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first marriage. married 4 years; 2 children, 1 living.
Henshaw, Allie M., daughter, age 1 month, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky.

Ruby died Jan 6 1920, Henshaw, Union County, Kentucky; age 36.1,2,4,5,11  Death certificate #2522.4  Medical: Ruby died from "athsma + lagrippe" (asthma and influenza), "followed with hemmorage of the lungs after severe coughing".4  These were most likely complications of childbirth, as daughter Ruby was born just the day before.  

Widower William and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 20 1920), living in the household of Ruby's parents in Union County, Kentucky:6

Hall, James H., head-of-household, age 66, born in Kentucky; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Virginia; owned home; farmer.
Hall, Julia A., wife, age 62, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky.
Hall, Alice M., daughter, age 38, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; single.
Hall, James E., son, age 27, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; single; farmer.
Henshaw, William, son-in-law, age 33, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; widower; laborer.
Henshaw, Thelma J., grand daughter, age [..unclear..], born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; attended school.
Henshaw, Claud V., grand son, age 1 year 7 months, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky.

He then married Florence Beulah Brantley9 [Beulah Brantley5,7], Mar 23 19219.  Florence, daughter of Guss Brantley & Coralee Corner, was born Dec 7 1893, Kentucky.7,9,11  

William and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930), Raleigh District, Union County, Kentucky:7

Henshaw, William D., head-of-household, age 43, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first married at age 18; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: laborer, farm labor; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Beulah F., wife, age 36, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first married at age 27.
Henshaw, Claude V., son, age 11, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; attended school.
Henshaw, Madelyn B., daughter, age 8, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; attended school.
Henshaw, Anna B., daughter, age 5 years 9 months, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky.
Henshaw, Alodia D., daughter, age 1 year 2 months, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky.
Jones, Charles H., step son, age 11, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; attended school.

Florence died Apr 20 1958.9,11  

William Davis Henshaw died Jan 15 1963, Union County, Kentucky; age 76 years.5,15  (vital records volume 63, certificate #01825).11,12,15  

Social Security information for William Davis Henshaw: 401-42-4170


Sources

  1. Contribution from Jane Markham.
  2. Bethel Cemetery burials; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/ky/union/cemetery/bethel.html.
  3. 1910 census, Magisterial District No. 3, Union County, Kentucky; ED 119, sheet 2B, line #93, dwelling #39, family #39.
  4. Death certificate, Commonwealth of Kentucky, State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics; contributed by Joy Bliss Gerber
  5. Contribution from John Thomas Henshaw.
  6. 1920 census, Caseyville Township, Union County, Kentucky; roll T625-600, ED 128, page 6B, line #72, dwelling #16, family #16.
  7. 1930 census, Raleigh Magisterial District, Union County, Kentucky; roll T626-779, ED 5, page 5B, line #60, dwelling #100, family #100.
  8. Contribution from Jane Markham.
  9. Contribution from Jane Markham citing:
    family bibles, and information from Alodia Henshaw.
  10. Obituary of John Thomas Henshaw.
  11. "Kentucky Vital Records Index", University of Kentucky:
    http://ukcc.uky.edu/~vitalrec.
  12. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  13. 1900 census, 4th District, Caseyville, Union County, Kentucky; roll T623-553, ED 82, page 5A, line #7, dwelling #81, family #88.
  14. Kentucky 1910 Census Miracode Index; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Commonwealth of Kentucky, Health Data Branch, Division of Epidemiology and Health Planning. "Kentucky Death Index, 1911-1996".
    Frankfort, KY: Kentucky Department of Information Systems.


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