Dorothy May Henshaw

                                                   ┌── Levi L. Hanshawc1828-?    
                        ┌── Linus C. Hanshaw ──────┤
                        │    1868-1935             │
                        │                          └── Elizabeth K. Manning
                        │                              c1828-?    
Dorothy May Henshaw ────┤
B: 1890                 │                          ┌── Jacob D. Phillips
D: 1938                 │                          │
                        └── Effie Irene Phillips ──┤
                            c1849-?                │
                                                   └── Mary Ellen Brantner
M: Rowland Norton Trask

Dorothy May Henshaw     [ID 09957] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 17 1890, Polo, Ogle County, Illinois.1,2,3  

She married Rowland Norton Trask1 [Norton Trask4], Nov 27 19121, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois1.  Rowland, son of Jerome C. Trask & Maude Norton, was born Jan 30 1886, Jefferson, Ohio.3,5,6,7  


Vera Maude Trask, born Jun 19 1918; died May 31 1979; married 1) Sam Kacenak, 2) - Pierce.

On Sep 12 1918 Rowland Norton Trask, age 32, registered for the World War I draft in Chicago.  He declared he was born January 30, 1886; his nearest relative was his wife Dorothy Trask at 3641 Thomas St., Chicago.  He was employed as a night superintendent at the International Register Co., 15 S. Throop St. in Chicago.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, grey eyes, brown hair.7  

Dorothy and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 14 1920), Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:2

Trask, Rowland, head-of-household, age 32, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; rented home; occupation: foreman, machine shop.
Trask, Dorothy, wife, age 29, born in Illinois; father born in New York; mother born in Illinois.
Trask, Vera, daughter, age 1 year 6 months, born in Illinois; father born in Ohio; mother born in Illinois.

Dorothy and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4 1930), 2048 N. Kildare, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:3

Trask, Rowland N., head-of-household, age 43, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 26; rented home ($50 rent); no radio in home; occupation: foreman, machine shop; not a veteran.
Trask, Dorothy M., wife, age 40, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 23.
Trask, Vera M., daughter, age 12, born in Illinois; father born in Ohio; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Kalathan, Steve, roomer, age 39, born in Greece; parents born in Greece; immigrated 1917; single; occupation: proprietor, fruit store; not a veteran.

Dorothy May Henshaw died Feb 11 1938, buried Union Cemetery, Crystal Lake, McHenry County, Illinois.1  

Rowland died Jan 7 1952, buried Union Cemetery, Crystal Lake, McHenry County, Illinois.5  


  1. Posting Mar 26 2000 by R.W. Trask () to the Henshaw GenForum:
  2. 1920 census, 35th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T625-356, ED 2263, page 11B, line #85, dwelling #115, family #272.
  3. 1930 census, 36th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T626-468, ED 1224, page 2B, line #66, dwelling #16, family #42.
  4. Contribution from Bob Trask () citing: birth certificate.
  5. Contribution from Bob Trask ().
  6. Bob Trask data: Kacenak.
  7. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;

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