┌── John Edward Henshaw │ 1839-1929 ┌── Joseph E. Henshaw ──┤ │ 1864-1940 │ │ └── Jemima Chute │ 1843-1924 Walter Rainsford Henshaw ───┤ B: 1892 │ ┌── Harris Jefferson │ │ └── Ada B. Jefferson ───┤ 1869-1921 │ └── Melissa (Jefferson) M: Gretta Ellis ├── Eline Henshaw (c1917-) 1 ├── Evangeline Henshaw (c1920-) 1,2 └── Walter Ellis Henshaw (1927-1977) 1,2
|Walter Rainsford Henshaw [ID 09212]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Jul 10 1892, Digby County, Nova Scotia.3,4 (Jul 10 1893).1,5,6,7,8
He married Gretta Ellis, about 1915.1,2 Gretta was born about 1898, Nova Scotia.1,7
Walter and Gretta immigrated into the U.S. in 1915.1
On Jun 5 1917 Walter Rainsford Henshaw, age 23, registered for the World War I draft in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut. He declared he was born July 10 1893 in Canada and was then an alien living at 52 Church, Wethersfield, Connecticut, employed as a grinder with Hartford Machine Screw Co. of Hartford; married with one child. He was recorded as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, dark hair.5
Walter and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 4-5 1920), living in a multiple-family dwelling (probably an apartment building) at 46 Wolcott Street, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut:7
Walter and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), 76 Hanover St., Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts:1
On Apr 26 1942 Walter Rainsford Henshaw, age 49, registered for the World War II draft in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts. He declared he was born July 10 1893 in Digby, Nova Scotia, and was then residing at 48 Commercial St., Lynn, Massachusetts where he was employed by the General Electric Co., River Works, Lynn, Massachusetts. He declared his relative/contact was his daughter, Mrs. Thomas Wrenn of Sumner St., Lynn. He was recorded as 5'9" tall, 153 lbs., brown eyes, brown & gray hair, dark complexion, and "mark on left hand side of head".8
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