Bertha Denny Henshaw

                                                 ┌── Charles Henshaw
                                                 │    1789-1864 
                        ┌── Edward Henshaw ──────┤
                        │    1844-1925           │
                        │                        └── Hannah Perkins Lord
                        │                             1805-1875 
Bertha Denny Henshaw ───┤
B: 1874                 │                        ┌── George W. Simmons
D: ?                    │                        │
                        └── Frances A. Simmons ──┤
                             1849-1882           │
                                                 └── Frances A. (Simmons)
Bertha Denny Henshaw     [ID 07467] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 1 1874, 1 Exeter, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4  

On Jan 20 1912 Bertha D. Henshaw was issued a U.S. passport from the U.S. Consul at Nanking, China.  She declared she was born February 1st 1874 in Back Bay, Boston, Massachusetts, her permanent residence then being New York City.  She declared she left the United States on November 27 or 28 1906 and was then "temporarily sojourning" at Wanchih, Anl[..unclear..] Riv.  [unclear].  She declared she requested the passport for the purpose of "missionary work in Anchui, Kiangsi, Hupeh & Kiangsu" [all unclear].  She was recorded as age 37, 5' 3 3/8" tall, dark brown eyes, dark brown hair, fair complexion, oval face, round chin, "rather high" forehead, "rather large" mouth, straight nose.4  

Bertha and family were shown in the 1927 city directory of Brookline, Massachusetts:5

Henshaw Bertha D h 85 Browne
Henshaw Blanche E tchr Runkle sch res at Newton
Henshaw Charles S (Mary) auto h 104 Pleasant
Henshaw Frances M sten res 104 Pleasant
Henshaw Motor Co Robert S Richey mgr 882 Comlth av
Henshaw Priscilla student res 104 Pleasant
Bertha and family were shown in the 1931 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:5
Henshaw Bertha D h 46 Hereford
Henshaw Chas A retail sales mgr 857 Comlth av h 204 Babcock Bline
Henshaw Edith S r 46 Hereford
Henshaw John O pig iron and coke 141 Milk rm 540 h 992 Memorial drive Camb
Henshaw Joseph P B died Oct 11 1930
Henshaw Raymond M slsmn 250 Stuart rm 613 h 68 Stearns Newton Centre
Henshaw Siegfried (Invisible Textile Mending Co) 192 Boylston 5th fl r 107 Mountfort
Henshaw Thos tickerman 230 Congress r Beacon Chambers
Bertha and family were shown in the 1933 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:5
Henshaw Bertha D h 46 Hereford
Henshaw Chas S 857 Comlth av h 204 Babcock Bline
Henshaw Edith S r 46 Hereford
Henshaw Richd D slsmn 989 Comlth av h 319 Little Nahant rd Nahant
Bertha and family were shown in the 1940 city directory of Brookline, Massachusetts:5
Henshaw Bertha D h201 St Paul (2)
Henshaw Chas S (Mary D) autos h12 James
Henshaw Edith S r201 St Paul (2)
Henshaw Gorham (Muriel A) cost acct h47 St Mary's (5)


Sources

  1. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. "Genealogy of the Denny family in England and America", Denny, Christopher Columbus; Leicester, Massachusettes, 1886.
  3. 1880 census, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; roll T9-0555, ED 657, page 13B, line #11, dwelling #157, family #157.
  4. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.


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