Ellen Henshaw

                                                            ┌── Eugene Henshaw
                                                            │    1832-1915 
                          ┌── George Edgar "Buck" Henshaw ──┤
                          │    1860-1930                    │
                          │                                 └── Susan Davis Chenault
                          │                                      1839-1927 
Ellen Henshaw ────────────┤
B: 1894                   │                                 ┌── George Martin
D: 1945                   │                                 │
                          └── Addie Rose Martin ────────────┤
                               1867-1897                    │
                                                            └── Ellender Chenault
M: George Phillip Bennett

Ellen Henshaw     [ID 07816] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 30 1894, Chesterfield County, Virginia).1,2,3  (c1896).4  

Ellen was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 21 1900), living with (or staying with) the family of her uncle Charles in Chesterfield County, Virginia:2

Henshaw, Ellen, niece, age 5, born Aug 1894 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.

She married George Phillip Bennett5 [George Philip Bennett6], Sep 5 19155, Richmond, Virginia5.  George, son of John Albert Bennett & Senorah A. "Nora" Farley, was born Jun 8 1884, Chesterfield County, Virginia.3,4,5,6  

Children:3,4,5

George "Bernard" Bennett, born May 19 1916; died Mar 21 2001; married Mar 24 1940, "Bernice" Violet Elder (children: William Bernard, Jean Ellen, Clyde Franklin and Judith Kaye Bennett).
"Linwood" Gordon Bennett, born Jun 11 1918; married Dec 1 1945, "Dorothy" LaVerne Farley (children: Linwood Gordon Jr., Dorothy LaVerne, Wesley Floyd and Mary Ellen Bennett).
John Archibald "Archer" Bennett, born Apr 21 1921; married Dec 1 1993, Nellie Mercer Mitchell (children: John Carl, Mildred Marie and Jane L. Bennett).
Claybourne Everett "Eddie" Bennett, born Apr 28 1923; died Apr 21 1995, unmarried.
Ellen "Marguerite" Bennett, born Aug 16 1925; married Jun 22 1946, John Paul Shadle (children: Larry John and Gordon Phillip Shadle).
Edgar Phillip Bennett, born Jan 14 1931; married Mar 6 1954, Peggy Lou Smith (children: Gary Wade, Gordon Phillip, Guy Wade and Gail Sue Bennett).
unnamed son, born 1932-1935.

On Sep 12 1918 George Philip Bennett, age 34, registered for the World War I draft in Chesterfield County, Virginia.  He declared he was born June 8th 1884, and was then residing in Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Virginia where he was farming.  He declared his nearest relative was Mrs. Geo. Philip Bennett of Petersburg.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, light hair.6  

Ellen and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 14 1920), Burmuda District, Chesterfield County, Virginia:4

Bennett, George P., head-of-household, age 35, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; owned home; occupation: carpenter, building.
Bennett, Ellen, wife, age 24, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Bennett, George B., son, age 3 years 8 months, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Bennett, Linwood G., son, age 1 year 7 months, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.

Ellen and family were again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930), Burmuda District, Chesterfield County, Virginia:3

Bennett, George, head-of-household, age 45, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 31; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: carpenter, odd jobs; not a veteran.
Bennett, Ellen, wife, age 35, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 21.
Bennett, Bernard, son, age 13, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Bennett, Linwood, son, age 11, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Bennett, Archer, son, age 8, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Bennett, Everett, son, age 6, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Bennett, Margarette, daughter, age 4 years 6 months, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.

Ellen Henshaw died Oct 20 1945, Chesterfield County, Virginia; buried Oct 22 1945, Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Chester, Chesterfield County, Virginia.5,7  

George died Jul 10 1947, Chesterfield County, Virginia; buried Jul 13 1947, Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Chester, Chesterfield County, Virginia.5

(photo)Photo: George Philip Bennett World War I draft registration card 6


Sources

  1. Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1892-96; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. 1900 census, Bermuda District, Chesterfield County, Virginia; roll T623-1705, ED 1, page 13B, line #93, dwelling #237, family #261.
  3. 1930 census, Burmuda District, Chesterfield County, Virginia; roll T626-2440, ED 2, page 9B-10A, line #98, dwelling #181, family #193.
  4. 1920 census, Burmuda District, Chesterfield County, Virginia; roll T625-1885, ED 6, page 9B, line #76, dwelling #164, family #167.
  5. Contribution from Jane Bennett ().
  6. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Contribution from Charles Ruffin Henshaw Jr..


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