Edward Alexander Henshaw

 1. William Henshaw (1742-1796) m Elizabeth Gilbert (1746-1826)
 2.. Nathaniel Henshaw (1769-1838) m Mary Redmond (c1770-1814)
 3... Harry Henshaw (1792-?) m Minerva Fuller (c1792-?)
 4.... Nathan G. Henshaw (1816-1850) m Jane Weatherby (1817-1847)
 5..... William J. Henshaw (1844-<1920) m Sarah T. Taylor (c1854-1947)
 6...... Edward Alexander Henshaw (1886-1958)
         +Annie Eltrich (1899-1965)
 7.......  Alexander Henshaw (1928-1985) 1,2,3
 7.......  Eugene Henshaw (1929-) 1,2,3,4
Edward Alexander Henshaw     [ID 11100] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Edward Alexander Henshaw5,6,7,8 [Alexander Henshaw2,3].

Born Jun 16 1886, Saint Jacob, Madison County, Illinois.2,3,5,6,7,8  

On Jun 5 1917 Edward Alexander Henshaw, age 30, registered for the World War I draft in Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois.  He declared he was born June 16 1886 in St. Jacobs, Illinois, and he was then married, residing at 303 S. Charles, Belleville, Illinois where he was employed as a sheet metal worker by the Baker Stove Works of Belleville.  He was recorded as slender, medium height, gray eyes, dark brown hair.5  

Edward was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 5 1920), living with his sister Eva at 313 S. Charles St., Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois:7

Wade, Alfred W., head-of-household, age 39, born in Illinois; parents born in Baden/Germany; rented home; occupation: molder, foundry.
Wade, Eve, wife, age 32, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Wade, Grace, daughter, age 16, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Wade, Lucille, daughter, age 13, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Wade, Yorker, son, age 11, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, Sarah, mother, age 64, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; widow.
Henshaw, Edward, brother, age 33, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; single; occupation: Range Cutter [unclear], foundry.

He married Annie Eltrich, about 1924.1,2,3  Annie was born Oct - 1899, Illinois.1,2,3  

Edward and family lived in or near Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois.1  They also lived in St. Louis, Missouri.3  

Edward and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 5 1930), 3568 Broadway, 10th Ward, St. Louis, Missouri:2

Henshaw, Alex, head-of-household, age 43, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 38; rented home ($18.00 rent); no radio in home; occupation: stove mounter, stove factory; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Anna, wife, age 30, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 24.
Henshaw, Alex Jr., son, age 2, born in Missouri; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Eugene, son, age 4 months, born in Missouri; parents born in Illinois.
For some reason Edward and family were doubly-enumerated in the 1930 census; they were also shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), Broadway [street], 8th Ward, St. Louis, Missouri:3
Henshaw, Alexander, head-of-household, age 43, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 38; rented home ($14.00 rent); no radio in home; occupation: stove mounter, stove factory; World War I veteran.
Henshaw, Anna, wife, age 30, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 25.
Henshaw, Alexander Jr., son, age 2, born in Missouri; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Eugene, son, age 4 months, born in Missouri; parents born in Illinois.

Edward Alexander Henshaw died Aug 26 1958.6  

Annie died Apr - 1965.1  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Eugene Henshaw.
  2. 1930 census, 10th Ward, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri; roll T626-1232, ED 429, page 5B, line #73, dwelling #69, family #102.
  3. 1930 census, 8th Ward, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri; roll T626-1230, ED 397, page 26A, line #10, dwelling #256, family #547.
  4. Contribution from Eugene Henshaw.
  5. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Contribution from Eugene Henshaw citing: gravestone.
  7. 1920 census, 7th Ward, Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois; roll T625-403, ED 126, page 3B, line #84, dwelling #73, family #83.
  8. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Floyd Shadwick ().


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