Bertha E. Henshaw

                                                      ┌── Johnathan Hinshawc1801-?    
                     ┌── Jonathan Armstrong Hinshaw ──┤
                     │    1837-1903                   │
                     │                                └── Lydia -
                     │                                    c1805-?    
Bertha E. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1882              │                                ┌── John Moody
D: 1973              │                                │
                     └── Rachael Elizabeth Moody ─────┤
                          1844-1904                   │
                                                      └── Mary "Polly" King
M: Alfred C. Eaton

Bertha E. Henshaw     [ID 09862] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Bertha E. Henshaw1,2,3,4 [Tess Henshaw5,6].

Born Nov 22 1882, California.2,4,7,8,9  (Dec - 1883).1  Bertha and brother Bert were twins.10  

Bertha was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 22 1900), living in the household of sister Lydia, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, California:1

Carr, John, head-of-household, age 37, born May 1863 in California; parents born in Ireland; married 16 years; occupation: la[..unclear..]man; rented home.
Carr, Lydia, wife, age 36, born Aug 1863 in California; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Missouri; married 16 years; no children.
Henshaw, Birtha, lodger, age 16, born Dec 1883 in California; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Missouri; attended school 10 months.

Bertha was shown in the 1906 city directory of Campbell, Santa Clara County, California:6

Henshaw Tessie B
Bertha was shown in the 1908 city directory of Campbell, Santa Clara County, California:6
Henshaw Tesie B.

Bertha was shown in the 1910 census (May 24 1910), living in the household of sister Edith, Parr Ave., Redwood Township, Santa Clara County, California:5

Henshaw, Edith, head-of-household, age 37, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Missouri; single; occupation: farmer, own farm; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Tess, sister, age 24, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Missouri; single.

Bertha and family were shown in the 1912 city directory of San Jose, California:6

Henshaw Bert (Eva) with Golden West Clng & Dyeing Co r 580 E Julian
Henshaw Edith F orchardist r n s Parr av 2 e of S C & L G rd Campbell r f d 10
Henshaw Tess E b Miss E F Henshaw
Bertha and family were shown in the 1913 city directory of San Jose, California:6
Henshaw Bert (Eva) (Henshaw & Tallon) r 580 E Julian
Henshaw Edith F orchardist r n s Parr av 2 e of S C & L G rd Campbell r f d 10
Henshaw Tess E b n s Parr av 2 e of S C & L G rd
HENSHAW & TALLON (Bert Henshaw John Tallon) Proprs Golden West Clng & Dyeing Co 25-27 S 3d Phone S J 60
Bertha and family were shown in the 1916 city directory of San Jose, California:6
Henshaw Bert (Golden West & Nat Clnrs) h 580 E Julian
Henshaw Edith F h 985 E Santa Clara
Henshaw Tess h 985 E Santa Clara
Bertha and family were shown in the 1917 city directory of San Jose, California:6
Henshaw Bert salsn Benson Co h 580 E Julian
Henshaw Bertha b 985 E Santa Clara
Henshaw Edith F h 985 E Santa Clara
Bertha and family were shown in the 1919 city directory of San Jose, California:6
Henshaw Bert asst mgr Chandler Motor Sales Co h 386 N 17th
Henshaw Bertha E r 985 E Santa Clara
Henshaw Edith F h 985 E Santa Clara

Bertha was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 8 1920), 955 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California:11

Hinshaw, Bertha, head-of-household, age 36, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Missouri; single; owned home; occupation: none.
Appleby, Lillian E., niece, age 30, born in California; father born in U.S.; mother born in California; divorced; occupation: stenographer, business office.

She married Alfred C. Eaton, Apr 25 1922, Santa Clara County, California.10,12  Alfred, son of Amasa + Emma Eaton, was born May - 1872, California.13,14  

Bertha's marriage was announced in "The Evening News" (San Jose, California) on April 25, 1922:15

Alfred C. Eaton and Miss Bertha E. Henshaw, both well known in this city, were quietly married at 10:30 this morning at the residence of Rev. Dr. H.M. Campbell of the First Presbyterian Church.  Immediately after the ceremony the couple motored down to Monterey, where they have engaged a cottage for their honeymoon.  Both are exceedingly prominent.  

Eaton will be remembered to residents of this city as the one who opened up and subdivided the Palm Haven district in San Jose.  At the present time he is in no active but owns large mining intereests.

Alfred died Sep 1 1928, Santa Clara County, California; age 55.14  

Bertha was shown in the 1930 census, 985 East Santa Clara St., San Jose, Santa Clara County, California:2

Eaton, Bertha, head-of-household, age 47, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Missouri; widow; owned home ($10,000 value); occupation: none.

Bertha was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 2 1940), 985 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose, Santa Clara County, California:3

Eaton, Bertha E., head-of-household, age 55, born in California; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; widow; owned home [..value unclear..]; $0 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Andrews, Alexander, brother-in-law, age 64, born in Scotland; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Andrews, Edith, sister, age 65, born in California; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.

In May 1967 Bertha was living in the Mt. Pleasant Convalescent Home.10  

Bertha E. Henshaw died Jan 5 1973, Santa Clara County, California; age 90.4,7,9,16,17  

Bertha is buried in the same plot as her parents and brother Daniel,18 although Bertha is the only one with a gravestone.16  

Social Security information for Bertha E. Henshaw: 562-66-2412


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, California; roll T623-111, ED 78, page 17A, line #11, dwelling #316, family #316.
  2. 1930 census, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California; roll T626-218, ED 49, page 10A, line #26, dwelling #251, family #257.
  3. 1940 census, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California; roll T627-338, ED 43-73, page 1A, line #8, household #4.
  4. California Death Records database; RootsWeb:
    http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  5. 1910 census, Redwood Township, Santa Clara County, California; roll T624-105, ED 81, page 43B, line #69, dwelling #378, family #383.
  6. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  8. 1900 census, Redwood Township, Santa Clara County, California; roll T623-110, ED 55, page 4A, line #35, dwelling #82, family #85.
  9. California, Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. "Early Settlers File", Santa Clara [California] Genealogical Society, Santa Clara City Library:
    an account of Jonathan Armstrong Henshaw by his daughter, Bertha Henshaw Eaton.
  11. 1920 census, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California; roll T625-148, ED 189, page 4B, line #100, dwelling #113, family #123.
  12. Marriage records, Santa Clara County, California; USGenWeb Archives.
  13. 1900 census, Ward 2, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California; roll T623-111, ED 66, page 4A, line #1, dwelling #60, family #65.
  14. VitalSearch California Death Index 1905-1929:
    http://www.vitalsearch-ca.com/gen/ca/_vitals/cadeathm.htm.
  15. RootsWeb WorldConnect data posted by Gwen Bachman ().
  16. Inspection of gravesite by Jan Hinshaw, Mission City Memorial Park, Dec 14 2004.
  17. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46560630.
  18. Burial records, Mission City Memorial Park cemetery, 420 N. Winchester Boulevard, Santa Clara, California


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