Daniel Gilbert Henshaw

                           ┌── Daniel Henshawc1817-1891 
                           │
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Daniel Gilbert Henshaw ────┤
B: 1853                    │                    ┌── Calvin Merritt
D: 1922                    │                    │
                           └── Emily Merritt ───┤
                               c1817-1892       │
                                                └── Mehitable Pratt
M: Aurelia Olive Shoemaker
   ├── William Gaston Henshaw (1876-1941) 1,2,3
   ├── Gilbert Xevera Henshaw (1879-?) 1,2,4,5
   ├── Ruby R. Henshaw (1881-1950) 2,4
   ├── Bessie A. Henshaw (1884-1926) 2,4,5
   ├── Louise M. Henshaw (1894-) 2,4,5
   └── Harold Curtis Henshaw (1897-1911) 2,4,6

Daniel Gilbert Henshaw     [ID 09248] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan - 1853, Millville, Grant County, Wisconsin.4,5,6,7,8,9  (Iowa).1,2  

Daniel was shown at age 17 living with his parents in Wapello County, Iowa.  His occupation is shown to be telegraph operator, as was his brother Americus.8  

He married Aurelia Olive Shoemaker2,3,4,5,6,9 [Oralia Shoemaker10, Orelia Shoemaker11,12, Rilla Shoemaker1], about 18762,3,4,5,6,9.  Aurelia, daughter of Joshua Shoemaker & Artemisia/Artemissia Maulding, was born Nov - 1856, McLeansboro, Hamilton County, Illinois.1,2,4,5,6,9,10,11,12  

Daniel and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 4 1880), Odell, Livingston County, Illinois:1

Henshaw, Daniel G, age 26, born in Iowa; [parents birthplaces blank]; occupation: "station agt. R R".
Henshaw, Rilla, wife, age 23, born in Illinois; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Illinois; keeping house.
Henshaw, William, son, age 2, born in Illinois; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Gilbert, son, age 8 months, born Sep 1879 in Illinois; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois.
Griffith, Lora A., servant, age 14, born in Ohio; house servant.

Daniel and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 19 1900), Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri:2

Henshaw, D. G., head-of-household, age 47, born Jan 1853 in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; married 23 years; occupation: auditor, C + A R R; rented home.
Henshaw, Aurelia, wife, age 43, born Nov 1856 in Illinois; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Illinois; married 23 years; 7 children, 6 living.
Henshaw, Wm, son, age 23, born Sept 1876 in Illinois; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois; occupation: tele[.unclear.] operator.
Henshaw, Gilbert, son, age 21, born Sept 1878 in Illinois; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Rubey, daughter, age 18, born Nov 1881 in Illinois; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Bessie, daughter, age 15, born Oct 1884 in Illinois; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois; attended school 8 months.
Henshaw, Louise, daughter, age 6, born Mch 1894 in Missouri; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Harold, son, age 3, born Apr 1897 in Missouri; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois.

Daniel and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 22-23 1910), 1100 North Carolina Street, Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri:4

Henshaw, Daniel G., head-of-household, age 57, born in Wisconsin; father born in Iowa; mother born in Wisconsin; first marriage, married 34 years; occupation: traveling auditor, railroad; rented home.
Henshaw, Aurelia, wife, age 53, born in Illinois; father born in Virginia; mother born in Illinois; first marriage, married 34 years; 7 children, 6 living.
Henshaw, Gilbert, son, age 30, born in Illinois; father born in Wisconsin; mother born in Illinois; single; occupation: book keeper, telephone exchange.
Henshaw, Ruby, daughter, age 28, born in Illinois; father born in Wisconsin; mother born in Illinois; single; occupation: book keeper, dry goods store.
Henshaw, Bessie, daughter, age 25, born in Illinois; father born in Wisconsin; mother born in Illinois; single.
Henshaw, Louise, daughter, age 16, born in Missouri; father born in Wisconsin; mother born in Illinois; single; attended school.
Henshaw, Herald, son, age 13, born in Missouri; father born in Wisconsin; mother born in Illinois; single; attended school.

Daniel and family were shown in the 1915 city directory of Kansas City, Missouri:13

Henshaw Bessie r 311 Jackson av
HENSHAW DANIEL G Local Freight Agt C & A R R 12th cor Santa Fe Both Tels Main 6500 r 311 Jackson av Tel Bell East 2005J
Henshaw Louise r 311 Jackson av
Daniel and family were shown in the 1919 city directory of Kansas City, Missouri:13
Henshaw Bessie A r 311 Jackson av
Henshaw Daniel G acct h 311 Jackson av
Henshaw Gilbert X mngr Sundstrand Adding Machine Co r 311 Jackson av
Henshaw Louise M bkpr r 311 Jackson av

Daniel and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), 311 South Jackson Ave., Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri:5

Henshaw, Daniel G., head-of-household, age 67, born in Wisconsin; father born in Iowa; mother born in U.S.; owned home; occupation: auditor, railway.
Henshaw, Aurelia O., wife, age 63, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Gilbert X, son, age 40, born in Illinois; father born in Wisconsin; mother born in Illinois; single; occupation: salesman, adding machines.
Henshaw, Bessie A, daughter, age 35, born in Illinois; father born in Wisconsin; mother born in Illinois; single.
Henshaw, Louise M, daughter, age 25, born in Missouri; father born in Wisconsin; mother born in Illinois; single.

Daniel and family were shown in the 1922 city directory of Kansas City, Missouri:13

Henshaw Bessie A r311 S Jackson av
Henshaw Danl G acct h311 S Jackson av
Henshaw Louise M bkpr Jones Store Co r3111 [sic] S Jackson av

Daniel Gilbert Henshaw died 1922, buried Riverview Cemetery, Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri.9,14  

Aurelia was shown in the 1924 city directory of Kansas City, Missouri:13

Henshaw Aurelia O wid Danl G h311 S Jackson av
Henshaw Bessie r311 S Jackson av
Henshaw Louise M bkpr r311 S Jackson av
Aurelia was shown in the 1925 city directory of Kansas City, Missouri:13
Henshaw Aurelia O wid Danl G h311 S Jackson av
Henshaw Bessie A r311 S Jackson av
Henshaw Louise bkpr Jones Store Co r311 S Jackson av

Aurelia died 1927, buried Riverview Cemetery, Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri.9  

Aurelia's obituary was published in the "St. Louis Post-Dispatch" (St. Louis, Missouri) on December 6, 1927.15  

Also buried in Riverview Cemetery is an infant Erma E. Henshaw, born 1887, died 1888,9 who is probably an additional child of this family.16  


Sources

  1. 1880 census, Odell, Livingston County, Illinois; roll T9-0226, ED 114, page 252B, line #44, dwelling #149, family #151.
  2. 1900 census, Louisiana, Buffalo Township, Pike County, Missouri; roll T623-882, ED 83, page 22A, line #35, dwelling #209, family #215.
  3. William Gaston Henshaw death certificate.
  4. 1910 census, 4th Ward, Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri; roll T624-805, ED 120, page 9A, line #31, dwelling #217, family #229.
  5. 1920 census, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; roll T625-928, ED 262, page 5B, line #57, dwelling #98, family #108.
  6. Harold Curtis Henshaw death certificate.
  7. 1860 census, Cass Township, Wapello County, Iowa; page 590B, line #9, dwelling #10, family #10.
  8. 1870 census, Chillicothe P.O., Cass Township, Wapello County, Iowa; page 45, line #16, dwelling #4, family #4.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com.
  10. 1860 census, McLeansboro, Hamilton County, Illinois; roll M653-183, page 141, line #7, dwelling #900, family #901.
  11. 1870 census, Township 2 Range 1, Washington County, Illinois; roll M593-287, page 352B, line #39, dwelling #360, family #347.
  12. Ancestry Family Tree data "Mytree" posted by "jbrothers1".
  13. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. Contribution from Stephanie Mather ().
  15. St. Louis Public Library; St. Louis Post Dispatch obituary database:
    http://www.slpl.org/slpl/gateways/article240117800.asp.
  16. Speculation.


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