Daniel Winthrop Henshaw

                                                          ┌── Daniel Henshaw
                                                          │    1812-1901 
                           ┌── Frederick Eugene Henshaw ──┤
                           │    1843-1914                 │
                           │                              └── Diantha Livermore
                           │                                   1813-1897 
Daniel Winthrop Henshaw ───┤
B: 1888                    │                              ┌── G.W. Stevens
D: 1974                    │                              │
                           └── Ella M. Stevens ───────────┤
                                1850-1910                 │
                                                          └── Caroline (Stevens)
M: Emma -

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Daniel Winthrop Henshaw1 [Daniel Win Henshaw2, Daniel Wiwn Henshaw3, Winthrop G. Henshaw4, George Henshaw5].

Born Jul 20 18881,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 [Jul 20 188911], Chicago, Cook County, Illinois1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10.  

Daniel was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 26 1910), living in (or staying in) a lodging house at 1219 E. 63rd St., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:7

Henshaw, Daniel W, lodger, age 21, born in United States; parents born in United States; single; occupation: driver, livery.

On Jun 5 1917 Daniel Win Henshaw, age 28, registered for the World War I draft in Chicago, Illinois.  He declared he was born July 20 1888 in Chicago, and was then residing at 6311 Woodlawn Ave. in Chicago, single, occupied as a teamster employed by Brinks Express of 6247 Cottage Grove [avenue].  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair.2  

During World War I, Daniel served in the U.S. Army from Sep 18 1917 to Jul 18 1919.9  

He married Emma -, about 1926.3,12  Emma was born Nov 11 188311 [188213, about 188612, about 18858], Illinois11.  

Daniel and Emma were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 3 1930), 7348 Artesian Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:12

Henshaw, Daniel W., head-of-household, age 42, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 38; rented home ($50.00 rent); radio in home; occupation: salesman, newspaper; World War I veteran.
Henshaw, Emma M., wife, age 44, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 40.

Daniel and Emma were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 3 1940), 6002 Green Street, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:8

Henshaw, Daniel, head-of-household, age 51, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same city; rented home ($26/month rent); occupation: approval clerk, W.P.A.; worked 9 weeks in 1939; $137 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Henshaw, Emma, wife, age 55, born in Illinois; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same city.

In 1942 Daniel Wiwn Henshaw, age 53, registered for the World War II draft in Chicago, Illinois.  He declared he was born July 20 1888 in Chicago, and was then residing at 6002 S. Green in Chicago, employed by the W.P.A.  He declared his relative/contact was Emma Henshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as 5' 8 1/2" tall, 160 lbs., brown eyes, gray hair, light complexion.3  

The following article was published in the "Suburbanite Economist" (Chicago, Illinois) on Wednesday, July 25, 1962:5

Fear of Banks Costs Him $10,000

George Henshaw, 74, of 6025 S. Green st., a dishwasher in the Englewood hospital, who has not believed in banks since the stock market crash of 1929, has reported to police someone broke into his three-room apartment and stole $10,000 he kept in a money container.  

Henshaw said he discovered the theft when he returned from work Friday night.  He said he found the empty money container on the rear porch.  

Henshaw's wife, Emma, 79, is vacationing with relatives in another city.  

He said he called her and told her about the loss.  

"We'll get along all right," Henshaw told police.  He said he had another money box containing $1,200, but said it was out of the reach of the thieves.  

Henshaw was 74 Friday.

Emma died Nov - 1964, buried Section E Row 18, Evergreen Cemetery, Kinmundy, Marion County, Illinois.11,13  

In 1974 Daniel was living in/near Farina, Fayette County, Illinois.11  

Daniel Winthrop Henshaw died Sep 11 1974, buried Section E Row 18, Evergreen Cemetery, Kinmundy, Marion County, Illinois.9,10,11  

Daniel's death was reported in the "Decatur Herald" (Decatur, Illinois) on September 12, 1974:10

Daniel W. HENSHAW; From Farina, IL; formerly of Chicago; Died on Sept. 11, 1974

Social Security information for Daniel Winthrop Henshaw: 360-05-2043

Social Security information for Emma -: 326-20-5042


  1. Thwing, Walter Eliot. "The Livermore Family of America".
    Boston: W.B. Clarke Company, 1902.
  2. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1900 census, 4th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T623-248, ED 95, page 10A-B, line #50, dwelling #102, family #174.
  5. "Suburbanite Economist" (Chicago, Illinois), Jul 25 1962; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Cook County, Illinois, Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. 1910 census, 7th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T624-248, ED 426, page 7B, line #95, dwelling #90, family #158.
  8. 1940 census, 16th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T627-954, ED 103-1092, page 10B, line #62, household #231.
  9. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=92827725.
  11. "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
  12. 1930 census, 18th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T626-446, ED 690, page 6A, line #35, dwelling #52, family #66.
  13. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=92827726.

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