Ernest Henshaw

 1. Ernest Henshaw (1899-)
    +Zella M. Pedigo (1903-1975)
 2..  Yvonna R. Henshaw (1923-) 1,2
Ernest Henshaw     [ID 11237] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Nov 3 1899, Illinois.3  (c1898).1,2  

On Sep 12 1918 Ernest Henshaw, age 18, registered for the World War I draft in Williamson County, Illinois.  He declared he was born Nov 3 1899, and he was then residing in Herrin, Williamson County, Illinois where he was a miner.  He declared his nearest relative was Sarah Lindsey of Herrin.  He was recorded as tall, stout, blue [unclear] eyes, red hair.3  

He married Zella M. Pedigo.1,2,4  Zella, daughter of Samuel Wilford Pedigo & Mahala Ann Hill, was born May 2 1903, Illinois.4,5  (Missouri).2  (c1902, Illinois).1  

Ernest and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 16 1930), 126 1/2 E. Keasey, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana:1

Henshaw, Ernest, head-of-household, age 32, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 25; rented home ($30.00 rent); radio in home; occupation: laborer, auto [..unclear..]; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Zella, wife, age 28, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 18; occupation: dish washing, restaurant.
Henshaw, Yvonna, daughter, age 7, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.

Ernest was shown in the 1930 city directory of South Bend, Indiana:6

Henshaw Ernest mach opr Studebaker Corp r122 W Garst
Ernest and Zella were shown in the 1931 city directory of South Bend, Indiana:6
Henshaw Ernest mach opr Studebaker Corp r126 E Keasey
Henshaw Zella inspr Studebaker Corp r126 E Keasey
Ernest and Zella were shown in the 1932 city directory of South Bend, Indiana:6
Henshaw Ernest (Zella) mach Studebaker Corp h112 Ohio
Henshaw Zella Mrs inspr Studebaker Corp h112 Ohio
Ernest and Zella were shown in the 1934 city directory of South Bend, Indiana:6
Henshaw Ernest (Zella) lathe opr Studebaker Corp h112 Ohio
Henshaw Zella M fctywkr S B Bait Co r112 Ohio

Ernest was shown in the 1937 city directory of Fort Wayne, Indiana:6

Henshaw Ernest emp Intl Harvester Co

Ernest and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 30 1940), Thorn Creek Township, Whitley County, Indiana:2

Henshaw, Ernest, head-of-household, age 42, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned home ($1000 value); occupation: metal finisher, truck mfg. co.; worked 48 weeks in 1939; $1680 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Zella, wife, age 36, born in Missouri; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Henshaw, Yvonna, daughter, age 16, born in Illinois; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.

Ernest and family were shown in the 1945 city directory of Fort Wayne, Indiana:6

Henshaw Ernest (Zella) mach opr IHCo r Columbian City
Henshaw Yvonne R sten IHCo r Columbia City Ind

In 1975 Zella was living in/near Columbia City, Whitley County, Indiana.5  

Zella died Jul 28 1975, Indiana.4,5  

Social Security information for Zella M. Pedigo: 305-01-8031

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Sources

  1. 1930 census, 7th Ward, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana; roll T626-627, ED 43, page 16A, line #46, dwelling #330A, family #369.
  2. 1940 census, Thorn Creek Township, Whitley County, Indiana; roll T627-1111, ED 92-14, page 16A, line #6, household #326.
  3. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. Ancestry Family Tree data "Waller-Bavier Family" posted by "ralphcindy1".
  5. "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
  6. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.


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