John Sweet 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............ John Sweet Henshaw (1900-1978)
               +Josephine Lee Dungan (1902-1973)
13.............  John Sweet Henshaw, Jr. (1925-2010) 1,2
13.............  Robert L. Henshaw (c1926-) 1,2
John Sweet Henshaw     [ID 10536] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jul 29 1900, Madison County, Indiana.2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

On Sep 12 1918 John Sweet Henshaw, age 18, registered for the World War I draft in Charleston, West Virginia.  He declared he was born July 29 1900, and was then residing in Charleston, occupied as a stock clerk employed by Libby-Owens Sheet Glass Co. of Kanawha City, West Virginia.  He declared his nearest relative was his father, Seth B. Henshaw of Charleston.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair.5  

He married Josephine Lee Dungan, Jun 7 1924, St. Albans, Kanawha County, West Virginia.9,10  Josephine was born Oct 7 1902, Virginia.1,2,7,11  

John and family were shown in the 1924 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12

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
John and family were shown in the 1926 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12
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)
John and family were shown in the 1930 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12
Henshaw John S (Josephine) sec-treas Henshaw Motor Car Co h1128 Neal av (SS)
HENSHAW MOTOR SALES, Frank C Sweeney Pres, Robt S Day V-Pres and Mgr, John Henshaw Sec-Treas, Jordan, Marmon and Roosevelt Motor Cars 814 Washington, Tel Cap 5023
Henshaw Rupert (Kath) clk Harris Upham & Co r1586 Lee

John and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 12 1930), 1128 Neal Ave., Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia:1

Hanshaw, John, head-of-household, age 29, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; first married at age 23; rented home ($50 rent); radio in home; occupation: secretary & treasurer, automobile.
Hanshaw, Josephine, wife, age 27, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 21.
Hanshaw, Johnie, son, age 5, born in West Virginia; father born in Indiana; mother born in Virginia.
Hanshaw, Bobbie, son, age 4 years 1 month, born in West Virginia; father born in Indiana; mother born in Virginia.

John and family were shown in the 1934 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12

Henshaw John S (Josephine D) slsmn Capital Motor Sales h817 Myrtle av (SS)
Henshaw Rupert O (Kath A) h108 Michigan av apt 6
John and Josephine were shown in the 1936 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12
Henshaw John S (Josephine L) clk United States Treasury Dept h817 Myrtle av (SS)
John and Josephine were shown in the 1938 city directory of Charleston, West Virginia:12
Henshaw John S (Josephine) slsmn h817 Myrtle rd (SH)

John and family were shown in the 1940 census (May 7 1940), 260 Reeves Drive, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California:2

Henshaw, John, head-of-household, age 39, born in Indiana; completed 2 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Charleston, Virginia; rented home ($45/month rent); occupation: salesman, automobile retail; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1200 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Henshaw, Josephine, wife, age 37, born in Virginia; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Charleston, Virginia.
Henshaw, John Jr, son, age 15, born in Virginia; completed 1 year of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Charleston, Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Robert L, son, age 14, born in Virginia; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Charleston, Virginia; attended school.

Josephine died Aug - 1973, buried Abbey of the Palms Mausoleum, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California.7,11  

John Sweet Henshaw died Aug - 1978, buried Abbey of the Palms Mausoleum, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California.7,8

(photo)Photo: John S. Henshaw & Josephine Lee Dungan marriage record Kanawha County, West Virginia 9

Social Security information for John Sweet Henshaw: 232-18-4056

Social Security information for Josephine Lee Dungan: 572-34-8783


Sources

  1. 1930 census, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2537, ED 52, page 13A, line #22, dwelling #268, family #274.
  2. 1940 census, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California; roll T627-221, ED 19-43, page 26B-27A, line #79, household #847.
  3. Indiana Birth Records Index, 1880-1920. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
  4. 1910 census, Stockton, San Joaquin County, California; roll T624-103, ED 143, page 9A, line #20, dwelling #171, family #187.
  5. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1920 census, Peiffer Precinct, Charleston District, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T625-1958, ED 85, page 10B, line #86, dwelling #190, family #201.
  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. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6507088.
  9. John S. Henshaw & Josephine Lee Dungan marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12581537&Type=Marriage.
  10. West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6507087.
  12. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.


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