William H. Henshaw

                                             ┌── Daniel Henshawc1815-?    
                      ┌── James H. Henshaw ──┤
                      │    1836-1894         │
                      │                      └── Mary -
                      │                          c1816-?    
William H. Henshaw ───┤
B: c1867              │
D: 1940               │
                      └── Eliza A. Holden
                          c1844-?    
M: Cora L. Flint
   ├── James H. Henshaw (1894-1976) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Cora E. Henshaw (1896-) 2,3
   ├── Myrtie M. Henshaw (1899-) 2,3,5
   └── Bertha Mae Henshaw (1911-2001) 5

William H. Henshaw     [ID 08264] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born about 1867, South Dansville, Steuben County, New York.4,5,6,7,8  (Apr - 1868).2,3  (1869).9  

He married Cora L. Flint, Jun 5 1893, Canisteo, Steuben County, New York.6  Cora, daughter of Martin Flint & Margaret Granger, was born Feb 4 1878, Hartsville, Steuben County, New York.2,3,6,10,11  (c1876).12  (c1877).4  

Married by Emmett Stephens, J.P.6  At the time of their marriage William and Cora were both residents of Canisteo, New York.6  

William and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 13 1900), Almond, Allegany County, New York:2

Henshaw, William, head-of-household, age 32, born Apr 1868 in New York; parents born in New York; married 7 years; occupation: farm laborer; rented home.
Henshaw, Cora L., wife, age 22, born Feb 1878 in New York; parents born in New York; married 7 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, James H., son, age 6, born May 1894 in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Cora E., daughter, age 3, born Sep 1896 in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Myrtie M., daughter, age 1, born Jan 1899 in New York; parents born in New York.

William and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 27 1910), Almond, Allegany County, New York:3

Hanshaw, William, head-of-household, age 41, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 17 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm.
Hanshaw, Cora, wife, age 32, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 17 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Hanshaw, James, son, age 16, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Hanshaw, Cora, daughter, age 13, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Hanshaw, Myrtie, daughter, age 11, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.

William and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9 1920), North Valley Road, Almond Township, Allegany County, New York:5

Henshaw, William H, head-of-household, age 52, born in New York; parents born in New York; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: farmer, general farming.
Henshaw, Cora L, wife, age 43, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Myrtle M, daughter, age 20, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Bertha, adopted, age 8, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Leona M, niece, age 2 years 9 months, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of Josiah Flint13 (possibly Cora's brother).14  

William and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 17 1930), North Almond Valley [road], Almond Township, Allegany County, New York:12

Henshaw, William, head-of-household, age 62, born in New York; parents born in New York; first married at age 25; owned farm ($1500 value); no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Cora, wife, age 54, born in New York; parents born in New York; first married at age 17.
Henshaw, Leona, niece, age 13, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.

William and family were shown in the 1940 census (May 7 1940), Almond Township, Allegany County, New York:4

Henshaw, James Sr, head-of-household, age 46, born in New York; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; owned farm; occupation: laborer, woodworking industry; worked 46 weeks in 1939; $736 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Albertine, wife, age 38 [lined-through and overwritten as 40], born in New York; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area.
Henshaw, James Jr, son, age 11, born in New York; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; attended school.
Eymer, Albert, son-in-law, age 22, born in New York; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; occupation: farmer, farm; worked 27 weeks in 1939; $250 wages in 1939.
Eymer, Elizabeth, daughter, age 20, born in New York; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Eymer, Edna Mae, granddaughter, age 1, born in New York.
Henshaw, William, father, age 73, born in New York; completed 5th grade; occupation: farmer, farm.
Henshaw, Cora, mother, age 63, born in New York; completed 5th grade.

William H. Henshaw died Dec 14 1940, buried Arkport Heritage Hill Cemetery, Arkport, Steuben County, New York.9  

Cora later remarried to Frank Odell Terwilliger.10  

Cora died Dec 1 1972, buried Arkport Heritage Hill Cemetery, Arkport, Steuben County, New York.11  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Mark Hoy Henshaw.
  2. 1900 census, Almond, Allegany County, New York; roll T623-1008, ED 4, page 7B, line #88, dwelling #203, family #206.
  3. 1910 census, Almond, Allegany County, New York; roll T624-923, ED 6, page 4B, line #67, dwelling #81, family #84.
  4. 1940 census, Almond Township, Allegany County, New York; roll T627-2459, ED 2-6, page 8A, line #26, household #144.
  5. 1920 census, Almond Township, Allegany County, New York; roll T625-1084, ED 5, page 3A, line #24, dwelling #62, family #62.
  6. Contribution from Tracy Smith citing:
    Steuben County, New York marriage records.
  7. 1870 census, Dansville, Steuben County, New York; page 134B, line #1, dwelling #330, family #309.
  8. 1880 census, Dansville, Steuben County, New York; roll T9-0933, ED 172, page 186C, line #14, dwelling #142, family #150.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=115781851.
  10. Contribution from Mark Hoy Henshaw and Ruth Thoden ().
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=64412448.
  12. 1930 census, Almond Township, Allegany County, New York; roll T626-1405, ED 6, page 5A, line #1, dwelling #186, family #186.
  13. 1920 census, Almond Township, Allegany County, New York; roll T625-1084, ED 5, page 3A, line #29, dwelling #63, family #63.
  14. Speculation.


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