Sylvanus Henshaw

 1. Eli Henshaw (c1815-?) m Mary - (c1822-?)
 2.. Sylvanus Henshaw (1854-1940)
     +Ella L. Fisher (1859-?)
 3...  Eli Clair Henshaw (1885-1960) 1,2,3
 3...  Stella L. Henshaw (1887-?) 1,2,4
 3...  Earl Clinton Henshaw (1893-1970) 1,2,3
Sylvanus Henshaw     [ID 11986] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Sylvanus Henshaw3,5,6 [Sylvester Henshew7].

Born Feb - 1854, Pennsylvania.1,3,4,5,8  

He married Ella L. Fisher, Feb 25 1883.1,2,3,8  Ella was born Jun - 1859, Pennsylvania.1,3,4,8  

Sylvanus and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 29 1900), Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania:1

Henshaw, Sylvanus, head-of-household, age 46, born Feb 1854 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 16 years; occupation: blacksmith; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Ella, wife, age 40, born June 1859 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 16 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Eli, son, age 14, born Sept 1885 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school 8 months.
Henshaw, Stella, daughter, age 12, born Sept 1887 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school 8 months.
Henshaw, Earl, son, age 7, born Jan 1893 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school 8 months.
Living two houses away in 1900 was the family of brother George.6  

Sylvanus and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), Renfrew Street, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania:3

Henshaw, Sylvanus, head-of-household, age 56, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 26 years; occupation: own income; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Ella L., wife, age 50, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 26 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Eli C., son, age 24, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 0 years; occupation: carpenter, house.
Henshaw, Earl C., son, age 17, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Stella E., daughter-in-law, age 21, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 0 years; no children.

Sylvanus and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 5 1920), Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania:4

Henshaw, Sylvanus, head-of-household, age 65, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; owned home (free); occupation: laborer, steel mill.
Henshaw, Ellen L., wife, age 60, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Blakely, William A., son-in-law, age 34, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; occupation: tool dresser, oil & gas..
Blakely, Stella L., daughter, age 32, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Blakely, Zoe E., granddaughter, age 12, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Blakely, Alberta G., granddaughter, age 10, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of son Eli.9  

Sylvanus and Ella were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 5 1930), Reibold St., Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania:8

Henshaw, Sylvannus, head-of-household, age 76, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 30; owned home ($1500 value); no radio in home; occupation: none; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Ella L., wife, age 70, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 24.
Living next door on one side in 1930 was the family of son Eli;10 living next door on the other side was the family of daughter Stella.11  

Sylvanus Henshaw died Feb 18 1940.2  


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1386, ED 68, page 12B, line #89, dwelling #252, family #256.
  2. Contribution from Sue Henshaw Robinson, citing: family bible.
  3. 1910 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1321, ED 83, page 1A, line #24, dwelling #6, family #7.
  4. 1920 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1544, ED 39, page 4B, line #81, dwelling #84, family #88.
  5. 1870 census, Butler County, Pennsylvania.
  6. 1900 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1386, ED 68, page 12B, line #77, dwelling #250, family #254.
  7. 1860 census, Butler County, Pennsylvania.
  8. 1930 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2009, ED 28, page 4B, line #53, dwelling #98, family #104.
  9. 1920 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1544, ED 39, page 4B, line #77, dwelling #83, family #87.
  10. 1930 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2009, ED 28, page 4B, line #55, dwelling #99, family #105.
  11. 1930 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2009, ED 28, page 4A, line #49, dwelling #97, family #103.


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