Seth Burleigh Henshaw

 1. William Henshall  m Margerie Gyll 
 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-c1631) m - Kendrick 
 3... John Henshall (1611-c1687) m Elizabeth - 
 4.... William Hinshaw (?-1699) m Elizabeth - 
 5..... John Hinshaw (c1660->1768) m Elizabeth Belshaw 
 6...... Jesse Hinshaw (1720-1797) m Abigail Marshall (1724-1806)
 7....... John Hinshaw (1747-1800) m Ruth (Pike) Weisner (1744-1795)
 8........ Seth Hinshaw (1787-1865) m Hannah Beeson (1788-1822)
 9......... Jabez Hinshaw (1814-1844) m Mary Lamb (1817-1869)
10.......... Seth Burleigh Hinshaw (1837-1915) m Mary Jane Rich (1840-1918)
11........... Seth Burleigh Henshaw (1875-1927) m Eloise Saylor (1875-?)
12............ Seth Burleigh Henshaw (1898-1959)
               +Esther - 
13.............  Charles Henshaw (1925-1928) 1
               +Frances Gertrude McClelland (1904-)
13.............  Frances Patricia Henshaw (1930-1999) 2,3
13.............  Peter McClelland Henshaw (1932-2011) 2,3
               +Edith - (?-1995)
Seth Burleigh Henshaw     [ID 10535] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Feb 24 1898, Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.4,5,6,7,8  

In 1915 and 1916 Seth was elected president of the class of 1916, Stockton High School, Stockton, California.9  In 1917 he was elected vice-president of the freshman class at the University of West Virginia, Morgantown, West Virginia.9  

In 1917 Seth attended the University of West Virginia in Morgantown, West Virginia.9  

Seth was shown in the 1917 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:10

Henshaw Seth B jr, student, res Orchard Hill W C.

In 1918 Seth Burleigh Henshaw, III, of 7 Hubbard Court, Charleston, West Virginia, attended the Virginia Military Institute (Lexington, Virginia) for one year.11  

On Sep 12 1918 Seth Burleigh Henshaw Jr., age 20, registered for the World War I draft in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born Feb 24 1898, and was then residing in Charleston, employed as an auditor with "U.S. Explosive Plant".  He declared his nearest relative was Seth Burleigh Henshaw of Charleston.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair.6  

Seth and family were shown in the 1920 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:10

Henshaw John S, student, res County rd Kan 2 mile
Henshaw Seth B (Eloise), gen mgr Libbey-Owen Sheet Glass Co, h County rd Kan 2 mile
Henshaw Seth B jr (Kan City Grocery Co), res County rd Kan 2 mile

He married Esther -, about 1921.10  

Seth and family were shown in the 1922 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:10

Henshaw John S, student, res Kanawha av nr 22d, Kan City
Henshaw Seth B (Elouise S), genl mgr Libbey-Owens Glass Co, h Kanawha av nr 22d, Kan City
Henshaw Seth B jr (Esther; Henshaw-Wickline Motor Car Co), h 1630 Franklin av
HENSHAW-WICKLINE MOTOR CAR CO (S B Henshaw Jr, M M Wickline), Distributors Jordan Motor Cars, Sales and Service Station 814 Washington, Tel Cap 5023
Seth and family were shown in the 1924 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:10
Henshaw John S (Josephine) clk h Kanawha av nr 22d Kan City
HENSHAW SETH B (Elouise S), V-Pres and Mgr Kanawha Valley Lumber Co, h 22d and Kanawha av, Kanawha City, Phone Kanawha 155
Henshaw Seth B jr (Esther) sec-treas Henshaw-Wickline Motor Car Co h6 Price apts
HENSHAW-WICKLINE MOTOR CAR CO, M M Wickline Pres, S B Henshaw Jr Sec-Treas, State Distributors Jordan Motor Cars 814 Washington, Phone Cap 5023
Seth and family were shown in the 1926 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:10
Henshaw John S (Josephine) clk State Comp Dept h2209 Washington
HENSHAW MOTOR CAR CO, 814 Washington, Phone Cap 5023, Distributors Jordan Motor Cars, Seth B Henshaw Pres, Seth B Henshaw Jr Sec-Treas and Gen Mgr
Henshaw Seth B (Eloise S) pres Henshaw Motor Car Co h Kanawha av cor 22d Kanawha City
Henshaw Seth B jr (Esther W) sec-treas and genl mgr Henshaw Motor Car Co h950 Ridgemont av (SS)
Seth and Esther were shown in the 1928 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:10
HENSHAW MOTOR CAR CO, Seth B Henshaw jr Pres and Genl Mgr, Distributors Jordan Motor Cars 814 Washington, Tel Cap 5023
Henshaw Seth B jr (Esther) pres Henshaw Motor Car Co h950 Ridgemont av (SS)

Seth was shown in the 1929 city directory of St. Louis, Missouri:10

Henshaw-Dudley Distributing Co Thos Dudley pres Seth Henshaw sec-treas whol radios 3434 Lindell blvd
Henshaw Seth sec-treas Henshaw-Dudley Distributing Co r Coronado Hotel

He then married Frances Gertrude McClelland, Mar 12 1929, Manhattan, New York, New York.12  Frances, daughter of Frank John McClelland & Lena Burton McFadden, was born Sep 18 1904, Deep Brook, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.13,14  

On Apr 15 1929 Seth arrived at the port of New York on the S.S. American Trader, having sailed Apr 5 1929 from London, England:7

Henshaw, Seth, age 31, born Feb 24th 1898 in Alexandria, Indiana; married; address in the U.S.: 814 Washington St., Charleston, West Virginia.

Seth and Frances were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), Daniel Boone Apartments, 3733 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri:15

Henshaw, Seth, head-of-household, age 31, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 30; rented home ($110 rent); radio in home; occupation: merchant, radio; World War I veteran.
Henshaw, Frances, wife, age 25, born in Nova Scotia; parents born in Nova Scotia; first married at age 24; immigrated 1924, alien.

Seth and family were shown in the 1932 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:10

Henshaw Rupert O (Kath) h1586 Lee
Henshaw Seth B (Frances M) slsmn h215 Monongalia (WC)

On Jul 4 1933 Seth arrived at the port of Boston on the S.S. Yarmouth, having sailed from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia:3

Henshaw Seth B

Seth and Frances were shown in the 1936 city directory of Hartford, Connecticut:10

Henshaw Frances Mrs socialwkr (209) 165 Capitol av r (C3) 119 Washington
Henshaw Seth B (Frances) slsman h (C3) 119 Washington

On May 27 1936 Frances Gertrude McClelland Henshaw was issued a certificate of naturalization by the U.S. District Court in Hartford, Connecticut.  She was recorded as age 31, then residing at 119 Washington St., Hartford, Connecticut.14  

On Aug 29 1936 Frances and children arrived at the port of Boston on the S.S. Yarmouth, having sailed from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia:3

Henshaw Frances M.
Henshaw Frances P. 5
Henshaw Peter McL. 4

On Sep 4 1938 Frances and children arrived at the port of Boston on the S.S. Saint John, having sailed from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia:3

Henshaw Frances
Henshaw Patty 7
Henshaw Peter 6

Seth and Frances were shown in the 1938 city directory of Hartford, Connecticut:10

Henshaw Seth B (Frances) slsman 52 Winthrop h 1011 Blue Hills av B RD2
Seth and Frances were shown in the 1939 city directory of Hartford, Connecticut:10
Henshaw Frances M Mrs socialwkr (259) 165 Capitol av r 1009 Blue Hills av B RD2
Henshaw Seth B (Frances M) slsman 52 Winthrop h 1009 Blue Hills av B RD2

On Aug 18 1939 Seth arrived at the port of Boston on the S.S. Evangeline, having sailed from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia:3

Henshaw Seth B

On Aug 19 1940 Seth arrived at the port of Boston on the S.S. Evangeline, having sailed from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia:3

Henshaw Seth B

Seth and Frances were shown in the 1940 city directory of Hartford, Connecticut:10

Henshaw Frances M Mrs socialwkr (215) 165 Capitol av r 1009 Blue Hills av B RD2
Henshaw Seth B (Frances M) slsman 52 Winthrop h 1009 Blue Hills av B RD2
Seth and Frances were shown in the 1941 city directory of Hartford, Connecticut:10
Henshaw Frances M Mrs socialwkr (215) 165 Capitol av r 1009 Blue Hills av B RD2
Henshaw Seth B (Frances M) slsman 52 Winthrop h 1009 Blue Hills av B RD2
Seth and Frances were shown in the 1942 city directory of Hartford, Connecticut:10
Henshaw Frances M Mrs socialwkr (215) 165 Capitol av r 1009 Blue Hills av B RD2
Henshaw Seth B (Frances M) slsman 52 Winthrop h 1009 Blue Hills av B RD2

It appears that Seth and Frances divorced or separated.10  

Seth and Frances were shown in the 1945 city directory of Hartford, Connecticut:10

Henshaw Frances Mrs consultant 165 Capitol av h 133 Whitney
Henshaw Seth B (Frances M) slsman 52 Winthrop h (24) 126 Capitol av
Seth and Frances were shown in the 1946 city directory of Hartford, Connecticut:10
Henshaw Frances Mrs consultant 165 Capitol av h 133 Whitney
Henshaw Seth B slsman 52 Winthrop h (24) 126 Capitol av

He then married Edith -.10  

Seth and Edith were shown in the 1948 city directory of New Haven, Connecticut:10

Henshaw Edith M Mrs clerical asst (32) 121 Elm r 186 Grand av
Henshaw Seth (Edith M) r 186 Grand av
Seth and Edith were mentioned in the 1949 city directory of New Haven, Connecticut:10
Henshaw Seth (Edith M) rem to Hartford
Seth and family were shown in the 1949 city directory of Hartford, Connecticut:10
Henshaw Edith S Mrs clerical asst New Haven r (201) 70 Garden
Henshaw Frances Mrs consultant (215) 165 Capitol av h 133 Whitney
Henshaw Frances P clk HA&ICo r 133 Whitney
Henshaw Patricia r 133 Whitney
Henshaw Seth B (Edith S) slsman 52 Winthrop h (201) 70 Garden
Seth and Edith were shown in the 1951 city directory of Hartford, Connecticut:10
Henshaw Edith S Mrs clerical asst New Haven r (201) 70 Garden
Henshaw Seth B (Edith S) slsman 52 Winthrop h (201) 70 Garden
Seth and Edith were shown in the 1952 city directory of Hartford, Connecticut:10
Henshaw Edith S Mrs clk New Haven r (201) 70 Garden
Henshaw Seth B (Edith S) slsman 52 Winthrop h (201) 70 Garden
Seth and Edith were shown in the 1953 city directory of Hartford, Connecticut:10
Henshaw Edith S Mrs clk New Haven r (201) 70 Garden
Henshaw Seth B (Edith S) slsman 52 Winthrop h (201) 70 Garden
Seth and Edith were shown in the 1955 city directory of New Haven, Connecticut:10
Henshaw Edith S Mrs clerical asst (32) 121 Elm h (402) 284 Orange
Henshaw Seth B (Edith S) h (402) 284 Orange
Seth and Edith were shown in the 1957 city directory of New Haven, Connecticut:10
Henshaw Edith S Mrs clerical asst (32) 121 Elm h (402) 284 Orange
Henshaw Seth B (Edith S) h (402) 284 Orange
Seth and Edith were shown in the 1959 city directory of New Haven, Connecticut:10
Henshaw Edith S Mrs clerical asst (32) 121 Elm r (402) 284 Orange
Henshaw Seth B (Edith S) h (402) 284 Orange

Seth Burleigh Henshaw died Mar 8 1959, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut; age 61.16  

Edith died Oct 14 1995, Winter Park, Orange County, Florida.13

(photo)Photo: Seth Burleigh Henshaw President of the sophomore class, 1914, Stockton High School, Stockton, California 9

(photo)Photo: Frances Gertrude McClelland certificate of citizenship 13


Sources

  1. Charles Henshaw death certificate.
  2. Contribution from Mike Henshaw.
  3. Massachusetts, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1963; http://www.ancesty.com.
  4. Indiana Birth Records Index, 1880-1920. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
  5. 1910 census, Stockton, San Joaquin County, California; roll T624-103, ED 143, page 9A, line #20, dwelling #171, family #187.
  6. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. "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
  9. U.S. School Yearbooks, 1880-2012; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Register of former cadets : Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia, 1939; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. New York, New York, Marriage Index 1866-1937; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Ancestry Family Tree data "Arneberg-Ireland" posted by "casaireland".
  14. U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. 1930 census, St. Louis, Missouri; roll T626-1237, ED 59, page 16B, line #74, dwelling #119, family #300.
  16. Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2012; http://www.ancestry.com.


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