┌── George Washington Hinshaw │ 1822-1907 ┌── David Franklin Henshaw ──┤ │ 1860-1942 │ │ └── Elizabeth Jane Robertson │ 1824-1893 George Richard Henshaw ──────┤ B: 1887 │ ┌── Richard E. Vandover D: 1918 │ │ └── Martha Jane Vandiver ────┤ 1866-? │ └── Eliza J. (Vandover) M: Josephine Isabella Martin ├── Bobbie Lee Henshaw (1915-2001) 1,2,3 ├── Edith Marie Henshaw (1917-2001) 1,2,3 └── George Richard Henshaw, Jr. (1918-1923) 1,4
|George Richard Henshaw [ID 09251]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born May 17 1887, Milan, Jackson County, Alabama.5 (Texas).1,4,6 (Tennessee).7 (May - 1888).8
He married Josephine Isabella Martin.1,9 Josephine, daughter of James Alexander Martin & Martha Pearl Leach, was born Feb 26 1889, near Kilgore, Gregg County, Texas.1,4,10 (Feb - 1888).11,12,13 (c1893).2,14
On Jun 5 1917 George R. Henshaw, age 30, registered for the World War I draft in McIntosh County, Oklahoma. He declared he was born May 17th 1887 in Milan, Alabama, and was then residing in Eufaula, Oklahoma. where he was married with two children under three years old. He claimed an exemption due to "wife and 2 children". He was recorded as medium height, slender, brown eyes, black hair.5
George Richard Henshaw died Oct 16 1918, buried row 35 section A, Greenwood Cemetery, Eufaula, McIntosh County, Oklahoma.4,6 George was a victim of the 1918 influenza epidemic.3 George's gravestone is inscribed with "Thy trails ended, thy rest is won".4
Josephine and children were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 19-20 1920), 500 Elm Ave., Eufaula, McIntosh County, Oklahoma:1
Josephine and children were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 11 1930), E Street, Eufaula, McIntosh County, Oklahoma:2
Josephine was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 5 1940), 500 Elm, Eufaula, McIntosh County, Oklahoma:14
About 1948 Josephine remarried to Cleo A. Rusk.3,4,13
Josephine died Nov 1 1965, buried row 35 section A, Greenwood Cemetery, Eufaula, McIntosh County, Oklahoma.4,10,13 Josephine's gravestone is inscribed with "my beloved wife".4,13
George's family home in Eufaula is still in the family, as well as a 1947 Ford Business Coupe which was a "honeymoon car" purchased by Cleo A. Rusk when he married Josephine about 1948. As far as is known, the car left the state only once, on the honeymoon trip.3
Photo: Josephine Isabella Martin about 1902 10,12
Photo: George Richard Henshaw World War I draft registration card 5
Photo: George Richard Henshaw gravestone Greenwood Cemetery 6,13
Photo: Josephine Isabella Martin gravestone Greenwood Cemetery 10,13
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