George Allen Henshaw, Jr.

                                                        ┌── Carrel Hinshaw
                                                        │    1832-1882 
                             ┌── George Allen Hinshaw ──┤
                             │    1867-1947             │
                             │                          └── Elizabeth Ellen Marshall
                             │                              c1834-1894 
George Allen Henshaw, Jr. ───┤
B: 1896                      │
D: 1933                      │
                             └── Nettie E. Anderson
                                  1869-1912 
M: Ernestine Dodd
   ├── Ernestine A. Henshaw (1920-1920) 1

M: Caledonia Clay Pulliam
   ├── Caledonia Elenor Henshaw (1929-) 2,3,4,5
   └── Alice Jean Henshaw (1932-2007) 4,5

George Allen Henshaw, Jr.     [ID 00741] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 25 1896, Carterville, Williamson County, Illinois.2,6,7,8,9,10,11  

George entered World War I in the Machine Branch of the Aviation Division, and was musted out in 1918, as a lieutenant.7  

On Jun 5 1918 George A. Henshaw, Jr., age 21, registered for the World War I draft in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  He declared he was born Oct. 25th 1896 in Carterville, Illinois, his father born in Stonefort, Illinois, and he was then residing at 311 W. 11th St. in Oklahoma City where he was employed by the N[..unclear..] Petroleum Co. of Oklahoma City.  He declared his nearest relative was his father, Mr. George A. Henshaw Sr. of the same address.  He was recorded as tall, stout, blue eyes, brown hair.10  

He married Ernestine Dodd.12  Ernestine was born 189812 [about 190013].  

George and Ernestine were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 27 1920), Amarillo, Potter County, Texas:13

Henshaw, George A. Jr., head-of-household, age 24, born in Illinois; parents born in United States; rented home; occupation: [..unclear..] manager, oil co.
Henshaw, Ernestine, wife, age 20, born in Alabama; father born in Ohio; mother born in Missouri.

Ernestine died 1923, buried Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.12  

He then married Caledonia Clay Pulliam14,15 [Caledonia Clay Pullian3,16, Donia Pulliam2, Dona Pulliam17, Donnie Pulliam7, Caledonia C. Pullman18], Jan 7 192914,15, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada14,15.  Caledonia, daughter of James Norman Pulliam & Caledonia Clay Watson, was born Jan 13 1907, Strong, Monroe County, Mississippi.2,3,14,15,17,19,20,21  

George's wedding was noted in "The Oklahoma Almanac, 1930; IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE YEAR IN OKLAHOMA, 1929", as follows:16

January 7
George A Henshaw Jr., formerly of Oklahoma City who has lately sold his vast west Texas oil holdings for $3,000,000, chartered an airplane and jazz band at San Francisco and flew to Reno with Miss Caledonia Clay PULLIAN to be married.

The following article was published in "The Bee" (Danville, Virginia) on Wednesday, January 16, 1929:18

ABANDON AIR HONEYMOON

WHEELING, W. Va., Jan. 16. -- An aerial honeymoon has its advantages, but for George A. Henshaw and the former Miss Caledonia C. Pullman, a better means of transportation in cold weather is a vehicle with the same name as the bride's.  After flying from Los Angeles they took a train for New York.

George and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4 1930), living in his parents' household in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma:2

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 was again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 13 1930), doubly-enumerated, shown at 1224 Madison Street, San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas:3

Henshaw, George, head-of-household, age 35, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Oklahoma; first married at age 34; owned home ($15,000 value); no radio in home; occupation: broker, oil; World War I veteran.
Henshaw, Caledonia, wife, age 23, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; first married at age 22.
Henshaw, Caledonia Elenor, daughter, age 4 months, born in Oklahoma; father born in Oklahoma; mother born in Mississippi.

George Allen Henshaw, Jr. died Apr 23 1933, at his home, San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas; age 38.7,11,22,23,24  George died as a result of complications from an auto accident23,25 which had occured on September 14, 1932.22,23  

Caledonia was shown in the Sep 27 1934 "Great Register of Voters", Supplemental, San Francisco, California:26

Henshaw, Mrs. Caledonia P., 624 Urbano Dr., Housewife; Republican.

On Mar 7 1935 Donia remarried to Robert Nance Monahan,14,27 by whom she had another daughter, Linda Clay Monahan, born 1941, Ross, California.5  

In 1948 Donia and her two children were living in San Francisco, California.7  

Donia later remarried to Reuben Kachadoorian (1921-1983).5,14,19,21  

Caledonia died Nov 27 1996, Santa Clara County, California; age 89.5,19,20,21

(photo)Photo: George Allen Henshaw, Jr. newspaper article "The Abilene Morning News" (Abilene, Texas), Apr 21 1932 28

(photo)Photo: George Allen Henshaw, Jr. obituary "The New York Times", Apr 24 1933 22

(photo)Photo: George Allen Henshaw, Jr. obituary "The Big Spring Daily Herald", May 7 1933 23

(photo)Photo: George A. Henshaw gravestone Fairlawn Cemetery 11

(photo)Photo: Ernestine Dodd gravestone Fairlawn Cemetery 12

(photo)Photo: Henshaw family grave marker Fairlawn Cemetery 29

(photo)Photo: Marriage announcement of Caledonia Clay (Pulliam) Henshaw & Robert Monahan "The New York Times", Mar 8 1935 27

(photo)Photo: Marriage license announcement for Caledonia Clay (Pulliam) Henshaw & Reuben Kachadoorian "Nevada State Journal", Dec 30 1951 30

Social Security information for Caledonia Clay Pulliam: 552-34-8148


Sources

  1. Gravestone of Ernestine A. Henshaw, Fairlawn Cemetery;
    Allen Wheatley cemetery database: http://teafor2.com.
  2. 1930 census, Ward 3, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1919, ED 85, page 3A, line #22, dwelling #34, family #67.
  3. 1930 census, San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas; roll T626-2400, ED 8, page 12A, line #1, dwelling #267, family #290.
  4. Obituary of George Allen Henshaw, Jr..
  5. Contribution from Marilyn King ().
  6. "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.
  7. Obituary of George Allen Henshaw; "The Chronicles of Oklahoma".
  8. 1900 census, Carterville, Williamson County, Illinois; roll T623-354, ED 109, page 11B, line #81, dwelling #223, family #230.
  9. 1910 census, 3rd Ward, Guthrie, Logan County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1260, ED 126, page 7A, line #2, dwelling #113, family #113.
  10. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Gravestone of George A. Henshaw, Fairlawn Cemetery;
    Allen Wheatley cemetery database: http://teafor2.com.
  12. Gravestone of Ernestine Dodd Henshaw, Fairlawn Cemetery;
    Allen Wheatley cemetery database: http://teafor2.com.
  13. 1920 census, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas; roll T625-1837, ED 202, page 23A, line #4, dwelling #259, family #539.
  14. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by "Jazzinbob1".
  15. Contribution from Lucy Manson ().
  16. "The Oklahoma Almanac, 1930; IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE YEAR IN OKLAHOMA, 1929";
    by The Oklahoma Publishing company; reproduced on: http://www.rootsweb.com/~okbits/almanac.html.
  17. 1910 census, Darracott Precinct, Monroe County, Mississippi; roll T624-752, ED 68, page 11B, line #78, dwelling #162, family #162.
  18. "The Bee", Jan 16 1929; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  20. California Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  21. "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
  22. Obituary of George A. Henshaw, Jr.; "The New York Times", Apr 24 1933; Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003, http://www.ancestry.com.
  23. Obituary of George A. Henshaw, Jr.; "The Big Spring Daily Herald", May 7 1933; http://www.ancestry.com.
  24. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  25. "Correspondence of George Henshaw, oil man, and state judge"; Oklahoma Historical Society, Manuscripts Collection Database
    http://www.okhistory.org/man/index.php.
  26. California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968; http://www.ancestry.com.
  27. Marriage of Caledonia Clay (Pulliam) Henshaw; "The New York Times", Mar 8 1935; Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003, http://www.ancestry.com.
  28. "The Abilene Morning News", Thursday, Apr 21 1932; http://www.ancestry.com.
  29. Allen Wheatley cemetery database: http://teafor2.com.
  30. "Nevada State Journal", Dec 30 1951; http://www.ancestry.com.


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