William Riley Henshaw

 1. James Henshaw (c1837-<1880) m Margaret McDaniel (c1837-?)
 2.. Charles Irvin Henshaw (1859-1932) m Marinda E. Cross (c1861-?)
 3... William Riley Henshaw (1879-1936)
      +Martha Elizabeth Dunn (1881-1962)
 4....  Lydia Mahala Henshaw (1901-1976) 1,2,3
 4....  Ernest Henshaw (1904-1970) 1,2,4
 4....  Louie Henshaw (1907-1974) 1,2,5
 4....  Lloyd A. Henshaw (1910-1993) 2,3,5,6
 4....  Loren R. Henshaw (1913-2003) 2,3,5,6,7
 4....  Kattie Henshaw (c1916-) 2
 4....  Mary Louise Henshaw (c1923-2008) 3,5,6,7
William Riley Henshaw     [ID 01100] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

William Riley Henshaw7,8 [Riley Henshaw2,9, Riley Hinshaw10,11, James R. Henshaw12].

Born Aug - 18792,9,12 [Aug 27 18801,8, Aug 27 187711, Aug 27 187813], Illinois2,9,12.  

He married Martha Elizabeth Dunn, Jan 15 1899, Saline County, Illinois.9,14,15,16,17  Martha, daughter of John Jackson Dunn & Nancy Mahala Reed1,2,6,9,13,17, was born Jun 5 18811,2,6,9,13,17 [about 19011], Illinois1,2,6,9,13,17.  

Riley and Martha were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 20 1900), Saline County, Illinois:9

Henshaw, Riley, head-of-household, age 20, born Aug 1879 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; farmer; owned farm.
Henshaw, Martha, wife, age 18, born Jun 1881 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; no children.

Riley and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 6 1910), Independence Township, Saline County, Illinois:1

Henshaw, Wriley, head-of-household, age 29, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first marriage, married 9 years; occupation: laborer, coal mine; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Martha, wife, age 28, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; married, married 9 years; 4 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Lydia, daughter, age 8, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Earnest, son, age 5, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Louz, son, age 3, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.

On Sep 12 1918 William Riley Henshaw, age 38, registered for the World War I draft in Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois.  He declared he was born Aug 27 1880, and he was then residing in Stonefort, Saline County, Illinois where he was a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was Martha Henshaw of Stonefort.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, black hair.8  

Riley and Martha were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 17 1920), Saline County, Illinois:2

Henshaw, Riley, head-of-household, age 40, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; farmer; owned farm.
Henshaw, Martha, wife, age 39, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, [unclear], daughter, age 18, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Ernest, son, age 15, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, [unclear], son, age 12, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, [unclear], son, age 8, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, [unclear], son, age 5 years 9 months [unclear], born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Kattie, daughter, age 3 years 8 months, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.

Riley and Martha were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 3 1930), Saline County, Illinois:5

Henshaw, W.R., head-of-household, age 53, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 19; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, farm; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Martha, wife, age 39, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 18.
Henshaw, Louie, son, age 22, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; single; occupation: laborer, farm; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Loy, son, age 19, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; single; occupation: laborer, farm.
Henshaw, Loren, son, age 16, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; single; occupation: laborer, farm.
Henshaw, Louise, daughter, age 7, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Dunn, Nancy M., mother-in-law, age 90, born in Illinois; parents born in Tennessee; widow.

William Riley Henshaw died Jul 14 1936, Independence, Saline County, Illinois; age 58.10,11,13  

Martha and children were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 11 1940), Saline County, Illinois:6

Henshaw, Martha, head-of-household, age 58, born in Illinois; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; widow; owned farm ($50 value).
Henshaw, Lloyd, son, age 29, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; single; occupation: W P A, road construction; worked 36 weeks in 1939; $449 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Loren, son, age 27, born in Illinois; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; single; occupation: farm laborer, farm.
Henshaw, Louise, daughter, age 17, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; single.

Martha remarried to Rev. Charlie Durfee.13,18  

Martha died Jun 24 1962, buried Palestine Cemetery, Carrier Mills, Independence Township, Saline County, Illinois.13,17  


Sources

  1. 1910 census, Independence Township, Saline County, Illinois; roll T624-324, ED 107, page 14B, line #55, dwelling #255, family #255.
  2. 1920 census, Independence Township, Saline County, Illinois; roll T625-395, ED 134, page 8B, line #88, dwelling #148, family #150.
  3. Obituary of Lydia Mahala Henshaw.
  4. Contribution from Linda L. White ().
  5. 1930 census, Independence Township, Saline County, Illinois; roll T626-554, ED 23, page 1B, line #73, dwelling #14, family #15.
  6. 1940 census, Independence Township, Saline County, Illinois; roll T627-883, ED 83-27, page 4A, line #45, household #56.
  7. Obituary of Loren R. Henshaw.
  8. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. 1900 census, Stonefort Township, Saline County, Illinois; ED 90, sheet 9, line #12, dwelling #156.
  10. State of Illinois; Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950:
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/idphdeathindex.html.
  11. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. 1880 census, Stonefort Township, Saline County, Illinois; roll T9-0248, ED 108, page 38B, line #22, dwelling #55, family #55.
  13. http://www.findagrave.com.
  14. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book B, page 549):
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  15. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book B, page 26):
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  16. Illinois, Marriages, 1851-1900; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. Posting Jul 1 2003 by Sam Smith () to ILSALINE-L.
  18. Contribution from Shirley Reeder Storie ().


If you have additional information on this person, please share!


This page last updated Sat Oct 22 14:15:45 2016

If you would like to be automatically notified by email whenever an update is made affecting this page then enter your email address and click the "Enter" button below:

Your Email Address:
Notify me whenever this page is updated
Do not notify me if this page is updated
Show me my current registered notification requests


How is this person related to other ancestors? To find out, enter the database ID number of another ancestor, and then click the "Enter" button below:

ID Number:


If you would like to save this person on your computer ▾ more...


HFA Home Page Return to HFA Home Page

Copyright © 1997-2017, The Hinshaw Family Association. All rights reserved.
Permission is granted for all free personal, private and non-commercial uses.
Commercial use of any portion contained herein is expressly prohibited.

Privacy Policies

This site uses spambot thwarting technology to hide email addresses from all known email harvesting programs used by spammers.

[This page was computer generated]

Spambot Bait!