Cristen Hanshaw

 1. Cristen Hanshaw (1858-1947)
    +Kate - (1867-?)
 2..  Cristen Arthur Henshaw (1892-1980) 1,2
    +Sophie Mader (1873-?)
 2..  Walter Hanshaw (c1904-) 2,3
Cristen Hanshaw     [ID 12329] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Cristen Hanshaw1,2 [Cristen Henshaw3].

Born Feb - 1858, New York.1,2  (c1857).3  (c1860).4  

He married Kate -, about 1889.1  (1884, Manhattan).5  Kate was born Jan - 1867, Germany.1  

Cristen and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 14 1900), Himrod Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York:1

Hanshaw, Cristen [unclear], head-of-household, age 42, born Feb 1858 in New York; parents born in New York; married 11 years; occupation: "driver (yeast)"; rented home.
Hanshaw, Kate, wife, age 33, born Jan 1867 in Germany; parents born in Germany; immigrated 1885, U.S. resident 15 years; married 11 years; 2 children, 1 living.
Hanshaw, Arthur, son, age 7, born July 1892 in New York; father born in New York; mother born in Germany.

He then married Sophie Mader2,4,6 [Sophia Mader3, Sophie Lotz7], Dec 14 19012,4,6, Kings County, New York2,4,6.  Sophie, daughter of John + Annie Lotz, was born Aug - 1873, Germany.3,8  (New York).2,4,7  

Sophie had been previously married c1893 to a Peter Mader,8 by whom she had at least two children, Charles Mader (Mar 1898)3,8 and Anna/Annie Mader (Aug 1894).2,3,8  

Cristen and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 1910), Brooklyn, Kings County, New York:2

Hanshaw, Cristen [unclear], head-of-household, age 52, born in New York; father born in Germany; mother born in Scotland; first marriage, married 19 [sic] years; occupation: salesman, dry goods; rented home.
Hanshaw, Sopa, wife, age 36, born in New York; parents born in Germany; first marriage, married 19 [sic] years; 3 children, 3 living.
Hanshaw, Arthur, son, age 17, born in New York; parents born in New York; occupation: clerk, grocery store.
Hanshaw, Annie, daughter, age 15, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Hanshaw, Walter, son, age 6, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.

On Sep 13 1918 Sophie's son, Charles Mader, age 20, registered for the World War I draft in Brooklyn, New York.  He declared he was born March 18 [..year unspecified..], and was then residing at 57 Glen St. in Brooklyn.  He declared his nearest relative was his mother, Sophie Henshaw, of the same address.9  

Cristen and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 8 1920), 57 Glen Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York:3

Henshaw, Cristen, head-of-household, age 63, born in New York; father born in Ireland; mother born in Scotland; rented home; occupation: laborer, yeast company.
Henshaw, Sophia, wife, age 46, born in Germany; parents born in Germany; immigrated in 1891, naturalized as citizen in 1896.
Mader [unclear], Anna, step daughter, age 25, born in New York; parents born in Germany; single; occupation: [..unclear..], yeast company.
", Charles, step son, age 22, born in New York; parents born in Germany; single; occupation: auto mechanic, yeast company.
Henshaw, Walter, son, age 16, born in New York; father born in New York; mother born in Germany; occupation: clerk, yeast company.

Cristen and Sophie were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), 124-04 114th Avenue, Queens, Queens County, New York:4

Henshaw, Christen, head-of-household, age 70, born in New York; father born in Northern Ireland; mother born in Scotland; first married at age 26; owned home ($6500 value); radio in home; occupation: checker, apt. house; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Sophia, wife, age 57, born in New York; parents born in Wurtemberg, Germany; first married at age 19.

Cristen Hanshaw died Aug 6 1947, Queens County, New York; age 89.10  Death certificate #6867.10  

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Sources

  1. 1900 census, 28th Ward, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T623-1066, ED 509, page 24A, line #45, dwelling #110, family #555.
  2. 1910 census, 23rd Ward, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T624-973, ED 615, page 3A, line #11, dwelling #37, family #57.
  3. 1920 census, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T625-1179, ED 1388, page 10B, line #86, dwelling #103, family #229.
  4. 1930 census, Queens, Queens County, New York; roll T626-1608, ED 1520, page 1A, line #5, dwelling #2, family #2.
  5. New York City Marriages, 1600s-1800s; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Italian Genealogical Group, New York City Bride Index:
    http://www.italiangen.org/NYCBrides.stm.
  7. 1910 census, 28th Ward, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T624-980, ED 858, page 1A, line #34, dwelling #3, family #9.
  8. 1900 census, 28th Ward, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T623-1068, ED 533, page 19A, line #42, dwelling #175, family #421.
  9. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Italian Genealogical Group, New York City Death Records, 1891-1948:
    http://www.italiangen.org/nycdeath.stm.


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