Alfred Erastus "Al" Henshaw

 1. Lewis M. Henshaw (c1811-?) m Belinda - (c1805-?)
 2.. Andrew Jackson Henshaw (c1834-?) m Wilhelmina Maxson (1837-?)
 3... Alfred Erastus "Al" Henshaw (1868-1932)
      +Constance Beatrice "Bea" Goodwin (1878-1950)
 4....  Alfred Leslie Henshaw (1893-1905) 1,2
 4....  Theresa Wilamina Henshaw (1895-1903) 1,2
 4....  Reuben Edgar Henshaw (1900-1986) 3,4,5,6
 4....  Minnie May Henshaw (1902-1954) 3,4,6
 4....  Susie Eliza Henshaw (1905-1996) 3,4,6
 4....  Lucy Birdie "Lue" Henshaw (1907-1988) 3,4,6,7
 4....  Marion Calvin Henshaw (1910-1970) 3,4,6,8
 4....  Charles Lyman "Chuck" Henshaw (1913-1985) 2,4,5,7
 4....  Rosa Constance Henshaw (1918-2010) 4,9
Alfred Erastus "Al" Henshaw     [ID 11113] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr - 1868, Iowa.4,10,11  (Nebraska).1,3  

He married Constance Beatrice "Bea" Goodwin, about 1892.1,3,5,12,13  Constance, daughter of Calvin Caleb Goodwin & Elizabeth Weeks, was born May 3 1878, Black Hills, South Dakota.1,3,4,7,12  

About 1903 Alfred was bedfast for nine months with appendicitis, and was never strong afterwards.2  He was white haired and deaf, and was a gentle and mild mannered man.  He was liked by his peers and adored by his children.2  

Alfred and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), Cornwall Precint, Latah County, Idaho:1

Henshaw, Alford E, head-of-household, age 32, born Apr 1868 in Nebraska; parents born in Nebraska; married 8 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Henshaw, Constance, wife, age 22, born May 1878 in South Dakota; parents born in Canada; married 8 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Alford L, son, age 6, born July 1893 in Idaho; father born in Nebraska; mother born in South Dakota.
Henshaw, Theressa W, daughter, age 5, born Apr 1895 in Idaho; father born in Nebraska; mother born in South Dakota.
Henshaw, Odelbert A, brother, age 23, born Jun 1876 in Nebraska; parents born in Canada; single; occupation: farm laborer.

Alfred and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 3 1910), South Troy Precinct, Latah County, Idaho:3

Henshaw, Alfred E., head-of-household, age 42, born in Nebraska; parents born in Kentucky; first marriage, married 18 years; occupation: farm operation, farm; rented farm.
Henshaw, Constance, wife, age 32, born in South Dakota; parents born in Canada; first marriage, married 18 years; 7 children, 5 living.
Henshaw, Reuben, son, age 9, born in Idaho; father born in Nebraska; mother born in South Dakota; attended school.
Henshaw, Minnie, daughter, age 7, born in Idaho; father born in Nebraska; mother born in South Dakota; attended school.
Henshaw, Susie, daughter, age 5, born in Idaho; father born in Nebraska; mother born in South Dakota.
Henshaw, Lucy, daughter, age 2, born in Idaho; father born in Nebraska; mother born in South Dakota.
Henshaw, Marian, daughter, age 1 month, born in Idaho; father born in Nebraska; mother born in South Dakota.
Also living nearby in Latah County, Idaho in 1910 was the family of brother Oscar A. Henshaw.14  

Alfred and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 21 1920), Benge, Adams County, Washington:4

Henshaw, Alfred, head-of-household, age 51, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; rented home; occupation: laborer, railroad section.
Henshaw, Constance, wife, age 41, born in Dakota; parents born in England.
Henshaw, Ruben, son, age 20, born in Idaho; father born in Iowa; mother born in Dakota.
Henshaw, Susie, daughter, age 14, born in Idaho; father born in Iowa; mother born in Dakota; attended school.
Henshaw, Lucy, daughter, age 12, born in Idaho; father born in Iowa; mother born in Dakota; attended school.
Henshaw, Marian, daughter, age 10, born in Idaho; father born in Iowa; mother born in Dakota; attended school.
Henshaw, Charley, son, age 6, born in Idaho; father born in Iowa; mother born in Dakota; attended school.
Henshaw, Rosy, daughter, age 1, born in Idaho; father born in Iowa; mother born in Dakota.
Burfield, Dudley, son-in-law, age 20, born in Minnesota; parents born in Minnesota; rented home; occupation: laborer, railroad section.
Burfield, Minnie, daughter, age 17, born in Idaho; father born in Iowa; mother born in Dakota.

Alfred and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 26 1930), Mosier Precinct, Wasco County, Oregon:9

Henshaw, Alfred, head-of-household, age 63, born in Iowa; father born in New York; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 24; rented home ($3 rent); no radio in home; occupation: farmer, hay farm; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Constance, wife, age 53, born in South Dakota; parents born in Nova Scotia; first married at age 14.
Henshaw, Rosie, daughter, age 12, born in Idaho; father born in Iowa; mother born in South Dakota; attended school.

Alfred Erastus "Al" Henshaw died Apr 22 1932, at his cabin, Wasco County, Oregon; buried Odd Fellows Cemetery, The Dalles, Wasco County, Oregon.15,16  

Alfred died from a stroke while plowing his field at Mosier, Oregon.2  

Alfred is buried next to granddaughter Margaret A. Rowe.16  

Constance and son were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 2 1940), living in the household of daughter Lucy in Austin, Grant County, Oregon:7

Evans, Walter, head-of-household, age 23, born in Oregon; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Wasco County, Oregon; rented home ($15/month rent); occupation: section labor, steam railway; worked 44 weeks in 1939; $739 wages in 1939.
Evans, Lucy, wife, age 30, born in Idaho; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Wasco County, Oregon.
Henshaw, Constance, mother-in-law, age 62, born in South Dakota; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in The Dalles, Hood River County, Oregon; widow.
Henshaw, Charles, brother-in-law, age 27, born in Idaho; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Mendocino County, California; single; occupation: cook, camps; worked 12 weeks in 1939; $202 wages in 1939.

Constance died Mar 17 1950, Hood River, Hood River County, Oregon; buried Idlewilde Cemetery, 980 Tucker Road, Hood River, Oregon.12,15,16

(photo)Photo: Alfred Erastus Henshaw about 1871 12

(photo)Photo: Constance Beatrice "Bea" Goodwin 1939 12

(photo)Photo: Family of Alfred Erastus Henshaw & Constance Beatrice Goodwin 12

(photo)Photo: Alfred Erastus Henshaw log cabin occupied by the family from 1928-1933; shown with daughter Rosa 12

(photo)Photo: Alfred Erastus Henshaw gravestone Odd Fellows Cemetery 16

(photo)Photo: Constance Beatrice "Bea" Goodwin gravestone Idlewilde Cemetery 16


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Cornwall Precinct, Latah County, Idaho; roll T623-233, ED 68, page 3A, line #19, dwelling #42, family #42.
  2. Ancestry Family Tree data "Predmore Family Tree" posted by "davidpredmore".
  3. 1910 census, South Troy Precinct, Latah County, Idaho; roll T624-225, ED 194, page 8A, line #41, dwelling #159, family #160.
  4. 1920 census, Benge Precinct, Adams County, Washington; roll T625-1920, ED 1, page 2A, line #30, dwelling #31, family #31.
  5. Contribution from Greg Schaecher.
  6. 1910 census, South Troy Precinct, Latah County, Idaho; ED 194, page 184 (sheet 8A), line #41, dwelling #159, family #160.
  7. 1940 census, Austin, Grant County, Oregon; roll T627-3361, ED 12-25, page 1A, line #8, household #3.
  8. Marion Calvin Henshaw marriage record.
  9. 1930 census, Mosier Precinct, Wasco County, Oregon; roll T626-1957, ED 19, page 4A, line #3, dwelling #135, family #136.
  10. 1870 census, Ashland P.O., Ripley, Dodge County, Minnesota; roll M593-3, page 792, line #14, dwelling #20, family #21.
  11. 1880 census, Adell, Greeley County, Nebraska; roll T9-0749, ED 142, page 178A, line #46, dwelling #130, family #133.
  12. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by David Predmore.
  13. Oregon Death Index, 1903-1970; Ancestry.com.
  14. 1910 census, Cornwall Precinct, Latah County, Idaho; ED 185, page 51 (sheet 4B), line #70, dwelling #84, family #85.
  15. Oregon Death Index, 1903-98; Ancestry.com.
  16. http://www.findagrave.com.


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