Mervin 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.... Harry Henshaw  m Julia Ann Risley (1821-1900)
 5..... Granville Henshaw (c1842-1889) m Julia Ann Snowden (c1842-?)
 6...... William R. Henshaw (1866-?) m Ida A. - (1865-1931)
 7....... Thomas Edward Henshaw (1883-1940) m Gertrude Brooks (c1881-?)
 8........ Mervin Henshaw (c1902-)
           +Beatrice Smith (c1903-)
 9.........  Raymond Henshaw (1925-1981) 1,2
           +Helen McKibben 
 9.........  Robert Leroy Henshaw (1934-) 3
Mervin Henshaw     [ID 12062] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Mervin Henshaw4,5 [Marvin Henshaw6].

Born about 1902, Ohio.4,5,6  

He married Beatrice Smith, about 1923.5,7  Beatrice, daughter of Jacob H. "Jake" + Eliza A. Smith, was born about 1903, Ohio.2,5,7  

The following article was published in the "Athens Messenger" (Athens, Ohio) on Friday, August 12, 1927:8

PLEADS GUILTY
TO DESTROYING
DOOR; IS FINED

NELSONVILLE, Aug. 12 -- Mervin Henshaw pleaded guilty to a charge of malicious destruction of property in mayor's court last night.  He was fined $25 and costs the fine being remitted on condition that he repair the damaged property.  

According to the story told the police, when Henshaw went to his home on Jackson street one night this week he found that his wife had apparently locked him out.  He used a two-by-four timber in breaking down the door.  The affidavit for his arrest was filed by Jake Smith, his father-in-law.

The following article was published in the "Athens Messenger" (Athens, Ohio) on Wednesday, October 12, 1927:9

PLEADS NOT GUILTY

NELSONVILLE, Oct. 12 -- Mervin Henshaw pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault and battery preferred by Jacob Smith when arraigned in mayor's court yesterday.  He will be given a hearing October 18.

The following article was published in the "Athens Messenger" (Athens, Ohio) on Monday, August 15, 1927:10

Charges Are Made
In Local Courts
For Non-Support

Three Are Said To Have
Failed To Pro-
Vide.
  

Three charges of failure to provide for legitimate children were heard in courts of Athens county justices of the peace late Saturday and this morning.  

Richard Burchfield, Chauncey, was assessed a fine of $10 and costs upon his pleading guilty to a charge of failure to provide for a minor child filed by his wife, Thelma Burchfield, in the court of Pearl W. Helwig, justice of the peace.  

Burchfield's fine was suspended upon condition that he pay $15 a month for the support of the child and costs of the action.  He agreed to pay the weekly amounts.  

Mervin Henshaw, Nelsonville, pleaded guilty to a similar charge, filed by his wife, Beatrice Henshaw before Helwig.  Henshaw was assessed the same fine of $10 and costs, and the fine was suspended on Henshaw's promise to pay $15 a month for the support of the child.  He made the first payment.  

Pete Hudnell, formerly of Athens is charged with failure to provide for a minor child in the court of C. H. Porter, justice of the peace.  He was arrested in Canton by Harry Dalton, constable.  Disposition of the case has not yet been made.

The following article was published in the "Athens Messenger" (Athens, Ohio) on Tuesday, October 25, 1927:10

PERSONAL MENTION

...  

Mr. and Mrs. John Barrows and family and Mervin Henshaw spent Sunday at Zanesville as guests of the former's son, James Barrows and family.

The following article was published in the "Athens Messenger" (Athens, Ohio) on Wednesday, January 25, 1928:11

PAST NOBLE GRANDS

The Past Noble Grand society will meet at the home of Mrs. Beatrice Henshaw, 543 Jackson street Thursday evening.

The following article was published in the "Athens Messenger" (Athens, Ohio) on Monday, October 22, 1928:7

CHILD REPORTED ILL

NELSONVILLE, Oct. 22. -- The little son of Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Henshaw is reported to be dangerously ill at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jake Smith.

The following article was published in the "Athens Messenger" (Athens, Ohio) on Wednesday, November 14, 1928:12

PAST NOBLE GRANDS

The Past Noble Grand society will meet at the home of Mrs. Beatrice Henshaw, 543 Jackson street Thursday evening, November 15.  All Past Noble Grands are welcome, it was announced.

Mervin and Beatrice were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 10 1930), Oak Hill Village, Jackson County, Ohio:5

Henshaw, Mervin, head-of-household, age 27, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 20; rented home ($15 rent); no radio in home; occupation: manager, Kroger store; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Beatrice, wife, age 27, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 20; occupation: none.
Son Raymond was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), living with Beatrice's parents at 436 Poplar St., Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio:2
Smith, Jacob H., head-of-household, age 67, born in Illinois; father born in England; mother born in Ohio; first married at age 23; owned home ($2200 value); radio in home; occupation: miner, coal mine; not a war veteran.
Smith, Eliza A., wife, age 59, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 16.
Smith, Imelda G., daughter, age 23, born in Ohio; father born in Illinois; mother born in Ohio; single; occupation: teacher, public school.
Henshaw, Raymond, grandson, age 4 years 5 months, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio.

The following article was published in the "Athens Messenger" (Athens, Ohio) on Monday, November 17, 1930:1

Court House Doings
COMMON PLEAS COURT

Beatrice Henshaw was granted a divorce from Mervin Henshaw in Common Pleas Court and awarded the custody of a five-year-old child, Raymond.

He then married Helen McKibben.3  


Sources

  1. The "Athens Messenger", Nov 17 1930; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. 1930 census, Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio; roll T626-1750, ED 35, page 16A, line #35, dwelling #408, family #415.
  3. Contribution from David Robert Henshaw.
  4. 1910 census, 1st Ward, Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio; roll T624-1153, ED 43, page 244B, line #90, dwelling #159, family #188.
  5. 1930 census, Oak Hill, Jefferson Township, Jackson County, Ohio; roll T626-1828, ED 7, page 9A, line #28, dwelling #208, family #216.
  6. 1920 census, Nelsonville, York Township, Athens County, Ohio; roll T625-1348, ED 38, page #12A, line #22, dwelling #278, family #283.
  7. The "Athens Messenger", Oct 22 1928; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. Athens Messenger and Herald (Athens, Ohio), Aug 12 1927; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Athens Messenger and Herald (Athens, Ohio), Oct 12 1927; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. The "Athens Messenger", Oct 25 1927; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. The "Athens Messenger", Jan 25 1928; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. The "Athens Messenger", Nov 14 1928; http://www.ancestry.com.


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