James Edward Henshaw

                                                ┌── James D. Henshaw
                                                │    1813-<1880
                        ┌── George S. Henshaw ──┤
                        │   c1847-?             │
                        │                       └── Martha Delaney
                        │                           c1827-1857 
James Edward Henshaw ───┤
B: 1875                 │                       ┌── Edward Wheeler
D: ?                    │                       │
                        └── Anna Wheeler ───────┤
                             1853-1931          │
                                                └── Nancy Vaughn
M: Nettie Wheeler
   ├── James Henry Henshaw (1899-1989) 1
   └── Malcolm Edward Henshaw (1902-1999)

James Edward Henshaw     [ID 08467] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 12 1875, Kentucky.2  (Jan - 1877).1,3,4  

He married Nettie Wheeler, about 1898.1,2  Nettie was born Jan - 1878, Tennessee.1  

James and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 5 1900), 502 Klondyke Ave., Indianapolis, Indiana:1

Henshaw, James E., head-of-household, age 23, born Jan 1877 in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; married 2 years; occupation: meat cutter; rented home.
Henshaw, Nettie, wife, age 22, born Jan 1878 in Tennessee; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Indiana; married 2 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, James H., son, age 1, born April 1899 in Tennessee; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Tennessee.

It is unknown what became of James & Nettie - their sons were shown in the 1910 census living with James' mother and in 1920 living with an unidentified Lilly Shriver.  It appears that the children were orphaned or abandoned before 1910.5  


  1. 1900 census, Indianapolis, Center Township, Marion County, Indiana; roll T623-390, ED 151, page 4A, line #23, dwelling #61, family #62.
  2. Contribution from Bill Varden ().
  3. Posting Aug 29 1998 by Theresa Mitchell Wright () on KYUNION-L.
  4. 1880 census, Shiloh District, Union County, Kentucky; roll T9-0444, ED 39, page 672B, line #43, dwelling #71, family #72.
  5. Speculation.

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