Edmund James Henshaw, Jr.

                                                        ┌── Thomas Philip Gatewood Henshaw
                                                        │    1829-1905 
                             ┌── Edmund James Henshaw ──┤
                             │    1856-1926             │
                             │                          └── Mary Virginia Porter
                             │                               1823-1902 
Edmund James Henshaw, Jr. ───┤
B: 1902                      │                          ┌── Speight Brockhurst West
D: 1976                      │                          │
                             └── Vivian West ───────────┤
                                  1872-?                │
                                                        └── Sarah Ann Becton
M: Dorothy Carrier
   ├── Edmund James Henshaw, III (1926-) 1,2,3,4
   ├── William Raleigh Henshaw (1932-2006) 1,2
   └── Thomas West Henshaw (c1934-2014) 1,2

M: Belvye Ann "Muzzy" Rowe

Edmund James Henshaw, Jr.     [ID 08074] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Edmund James Henshaw, Jr.5,6 [Edwin Henshaw7].

Born Feb 14 1902, Virginia.5,6,8,9  

He married Dorothy Carrier10 [Dorothy Carries2,3], Jul - 192510.  Dorothy, daughter of William R. + Daisy V. Carries, was born about 1906, Virginia.2,3  

Edmund was shown in the 1920 census (Apr 16 1920), U.S. Marine Corps, Squadron D, Marine Aviation, Dominican Republic:6

Henshaw, Edmund J. Jr., private, age 17, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; single; home residence: 824 Montrose Ave., Richmond, Virginia; occupation: marine.

Dorothy and children were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), living with her parents, 106 Graham Road, Richmond, Virginia:3

Carries, William R., head-of-household, age 55, born in Virginia; father born in United States; mother born in Virginia; first married at age 27; owned home ($8,000 value); radio in home; occupation: com'l traveller, wholesale harness factory; not a war veteran.
Carries, Daisy V, wife, age 49, born in Maryland; parents born in Maryland; first married at age 21.
Carries, W. Raleigh, son, age 27, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; occupation: city salesman, wholesale auto accessory jobbers; not a war veteran.
Carries, M. Edward, son, age 26, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; occupation: com'l traveller, salt factory; not a war veteran.
Carries, Russell N., son, age 16, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; attended school.
Carries, Betty L., daughter, age 4 years 6 months, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland.
Henshaw, Dorothy, daughter, age 24, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; married, first married at age 19.
Henshaw, Edmond J., grandson, age 3 years 8 months, born in Florida; parents born in Virginia.

Edmund and family were shown in the 1934 city directory of Richmond, Virginia:11

Henshaw Edmund J (Dorothy) clk Oliver Farm Equipment Sales Co h3221 Hanes av
Henshaw Mary P tel opr The Travelers Ins Co r3024 Montrose av
Henshaw Roland T (Queen V) clk USRyMS h1100 Bainbridge
Henshaw Vivian W (wid Edmund J) h3024 Montrose av

Dorothy and children were shown in the 1940 census (May 1 1940), living with her parents, 106 W. Graham Rd., Richmond, Virginia:2

Carries, Wm. R., head-of-household, age 65, born in Virginia; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned home ($6,500 value); occupation: traveling salesman, wholesale harness; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $3600 wages in 1939.
Carries, Daisy V, wife, age 60, born in Maryland; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Carries, M. Edward, son, age 35, born in Virginia; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: salesman, building construction; worked 50 weeks in 1939; $1170 wages in 1939.
Carries, Betty Lou, daughter, age 14, born in Virginia; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Henshaw, Dorothy, daughter, age 34, born in Virginia; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; married.
Henshaw, James E., grandson, age 13, born in Florida; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.
Henshaw, Wm. R., grandson, age 8, born in Virginia; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.
Henshaw, Thomas W., grandson, age 6, born in Virginia; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.

He then married Belvye Ann "Muzzy" Rowe8,12 [Belvye Ann "Muzzy" Curtis12].  Belvye, daughter of William Morris Rowe & Lola May Davis, was born May 28 1912.12  Muzzy had been previously married to Robert E. Curtis.12  

Edmund James Henshaw, Jr. died Aug 5 1976, Stuart Circle Hospital, Richmond, Virginia; buried Sunset Memorial Gardens, 3702 Loren Drive, Four Mile Fork, Spotsylvania County, Virginia.8,9  

Edmund's obituary was published in "The Free Lance-Star" on August 6, 1976:8

Edmund J. Henshaw Jr.  

A graveside service with full military honors for Edmund J. "Pop" Henshaw Jr., who died Thursday at Stuart Circle Hospital in Richmond, will be held a 2 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Memorial Gardens.  Dr. Stuart B. West will officiate.  

Mr. Henshaw, a native of Richmond, was a retired supervisor at the Dahlgren Naval Surface Weapons Center.  He was a retired technical sergeant in the U. S. Marine Corps and was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Richmond.  A member of the White Oak Volunteer Fire Dept., Mr. Henshaw lived on White Oak Road.  

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Belvye R. Henshaw; a son, Edmund J. Henshaw III of Huntington, W. Va.; a daughter [sic step-daughter], Mrs. Margaret C. Howard of Fredericksburg; five sisters, Mrs. Virginia H. McDannald of Herndon, Mrs. Martha H. Cooke of Silver Spring, Md., Mrs. Vivian H. Nicholas of Ashland, Ky., and Mrs. Frances H. Lewis and Mrs. Mary H. Seay, both of Richmond; and six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.  

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Wheeler & Thompson Funeral Home.  

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society.

Belvye died Feb 4 2010, Fredericksburg, Virginia; buried Sunset Memorial Gardens, 3702 Loren Drive, Four Mile Fork, Spotsylvania County, Virginia.12  

Social Security information for Edmund James Henshaw, Jr.: 223-07-6370


Sources

  1. Obituary of William Raleigh Henshaw.
  2. 1940 census, Richmond, Virginia; roll T627-4324, ED 118-135, page 10B, line #46, household #206.
  3. 1930 census, Richmond, Virginia; roll T626-2475, ED 112, page 35A, line #26, dwelling #90, family #121.
  4. Thomas West Henshaw obituary.
  5. 1910 census, Brookland District, Henrico County, Virginia; roll T624-1631, ED 29, page 3A, line #37, dwelling #43, family #51.
  6. 1920 census, Military and Naval Population Schedule, Dominican Republic; roll T625-2041, page 11B, line #60.
  7. Wardell, Patrick G.: "Virginia & West Virginians 1607-1870", Volume 3; Heritage Books, Inc.; Bowie, Maryland; 1992
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=52512804.
  9. "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
  10. Ancestry Family Tree data "Bennett Family and Young Family Genealogy" posted by "deyoungsr".
  11. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=52513006.


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