Minerva Ellen Henshaw

                                                            ┌── Oliver Howard Henshaw
                                                            │    1827-1905 
                         ┌── William Elton Henshaw ─────────┤
                         │    1859-1926                     │
                         │                                  └── Mary Jane Bellows
                         │                                       1838-1923 
Minerva Ellen Henshaw ───┤
B: 1892                  │                                  ┌── Alphonso A. Millard
D: 1949                  │                                  │
                         └── Sarah Ellen "Nellie" Millerd ──┤
                              1873-1964                     │
                                                            └── Angenette Westgate
M: Austin Thomas Parris

M: John Beard

Minerva Ellen Henshaw     [ID 08137] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Minerva Ellen Henshaw1,2,3,4,5 [Minnie Ellen Henshaw6,7].

Born Sep 28 1892, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1,3,5,7  (c1890).6  

She married Austin Thomas Parris, Sep 12 1907, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1,2,8  (Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts).2  Austin, son of Austin Elbridge Parris & Mabel F. Benson, was born Mar 15 1889, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.2,5,6,9,10  

Children:3,4,5,6,7

William A. Parris, born 1908, Taunton, Massachusetts; died 1951; (children: Louise Parris; plus another son and daughter).
Gertrude Lillian Parris, born Jul 12 1911, Taunton, Massachusetts; died Aug 27 1942, Taunton, Massachusetts; married William Millard Meack (child: Cora Virginia Meack; plus another daughter and a son).
Margaret Arlene Parris, born Jan 7 1913, Raynham, Bristol County, Massachusetts; died Feb 14 1966, Taunton, Massachusetts. 11
Thomas Ernest Parris, born Aug 25 1914, Raynham, Briston County, Massachusetts; died Jul 18 1964, Taunton, Massachusetts; married Julia E. Sampson (children: James Merrill Beard, plus a daughter).
Elizabeth E. Parris, born c1917, Massachusetts.
John Elton "Jack" Parris, born Nov 25 1917, Middleborough, Massachusetts; died Apr 25 1986, Taunton, Massachusetts; married Thelma Keith Tillson (children: John Elton Beard, Jr.; plust three other sons and three daughters).
Barbara Ellen Parris, born May 9 1920, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts; died Apr 11 2001, Taunton, Massachusetts; married Emile John Willette (two sons and three daughters). 11
Kenneth E. Parris, born Dec 1922, Middleborough, Massachusetts; died Apr 3 1975, Taunton, Massachusetts.

Minerva and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), 243 Cave Street, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts:6

Parris, Austin T., head-of-household, age 21, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; first marriage, married 3 years; occupation: shoe cutter, shoe factory; rented home.
Parris, Minnie, wife, age 20, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; first marriage, married 3 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Parris, William A., son, age 1, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.
Hatch, Alonzo E., boarder, age 64, born in Maine; parents born in Maine; single.

Minerva and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 8 1920), Bear Hob Road, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts:7

Parris, Austin T., head-of-household, age 36, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; rented home; occupation: tackmaker, tack factory.
Parris, Minnie, wife, age 27, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.
Parris, William, son, age 11, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Parris, Gertrude, daughter, age 8, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Parris, Margaret, daughter, age 7, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Parris, Thomas, son, age 5 years 4 months, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.
Parris, Elizabeth, daughter, age 3 years 2 months, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.
Parris, John, son, age 2 years 1 month, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.
Beard, John, boarder, age 45, born in New Jersey; parents born in Ireland; single; occupation: painter, house painter.

It appears that Minerva and Austin divorced or separated.  Austin remarried to Claribel A. Proule,10 Jan 3 1929, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.12  

She then married John Beard.3,4  John was born about 1875, New Jersey.7  (c1880).3  (c1879, England).4  

Children:3,4

Madeline F. Beard, born 1927, Massachusetts.
David Beard, born c1937, Massachusetts.

Minerva and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 7 1930), Precinct Street, Lakeville, Plymouth County, Massachusetts:3

Beard, John, head-of-household, age 50, born in Massachusetts; parents born in England; rented home ($6/month rent); occupation: painter, paint shop; not a war veteran.
Beard, Minerva E, wife, age 37, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.
Parris, Margaret A, step-daughter, age 17, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Parris, Thomas E, step-son, age 15, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Parris, Elizabeth E, step-daughter, age 13, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Parris, John E, step-son, age 12, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Parris, Barbara E, step-daughter, age 9, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Parris, Kenneth E, step-son, age 7, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.
Beard, Madeline F, daughter, age 2 years 10 months, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.

Minerva and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 2 1940), 507 Middleboro Avenue, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts:4

Beard, John, head-of-household, age 61, born in England; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Lakeville, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; rented home ($17/month rent); occupation: laborer, watchman; worked 40 weeks in 1939; $540 wages in 1939.
Beard, Minerva, wife, age 51, born in Massachusetts; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Lakeville, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.
Beard, John Jr, son, age 22, born in Massachusetts; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Lakeville, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; occupation: laborer, [..unclear..]; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $624 wages in 1939.
Beard, Margaret, daughter, age 27, born in Massachusetts; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Lakeville, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; occupation: nurse, state hospital; worked 50 weeks in 1939; $960 wages in 1939.
Beard, Barbara, daughter, age 19, born in Massachusetts; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Lakeville, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; occupation: timekeeper, N.Y.A. office.
Beard, Kenneth, son, age 17, born in Massachusetts; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Lakeville, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; occupation: new worker.
Beard, Madeline, daughter, age 12, born in Massachusetts; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Lakeville, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; attended school.
Beard, David, son, age 3, born in Massachusetts.
Parris, Cora, granddaughter, age 12, born in Massachusetts; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Lakeville, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; attended school.

Minerva Ellen Henshaw died May 28 1949, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1,5  

(photo)Photo: Minerva Ellen Henshaw 5


Sources

  1. Contribution from LaVerne Reynolds ().
  2. Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. 1930 census, Lakeville, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; roll T626-940, ED 72, page 5A, line #2, dwelling #60, family #62.
  4. 1940 census, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts; roll T627-1574, ED 3-116, page 2A, line #32, household #27.
  5. Ancestry Family Tree data "Davidson Family Tree" posted by "shaman91740".
  6. 1910 census, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; roll T624-610, ED 1174, page 1A, line #26, dwelling #7, family #7.
  7. 1920 census, 4th Ward, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts; roll T625-687, ED 190, page 33B, line #77, dwelling #606, family #696.
  8. Massachusetts, Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=65995599.
  11. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.


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