John Robert Henshaw

 1. George Washington Henshaw (1852-1924) m Rebecca Caladonia "Callie" Hartline (1865-1946)
 2.. John Robert Henshaw (1881-1935)
     +Susie Annie Barnum (1888-1973)
 3...  Rubie Lee Henshaw (1907-1971) 1,2,3
 3...  Cordie Algerine Henshaw (1912-1990) 1,2
 3...  Edwin Henry Henshaw (1915-1996) 2,4
 3...  Rachel Alphie Henshaw (1920-2000) 1,4
John Robert Henshaw     [ID 12463] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 18 1881, Bell County, Texas.5,6,7,8  (c1875).2  

He married Susie Annie Barnum.1,2,5  Susie, daughter of Edwin Daniel Barnum & Cordia F. Crisp, was born Sep 8 1888, White County, Tennessee.4,5,9,10  (c1886).2  

John and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 15 1920), between 917 & 920 Willow, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas:11

Henshaw, J.R., head-of-household, age 45, born in Texas; father born in Alabama; mother born in Texas; rented home; occupation: laborer, odd jobs.
Henshaw, Susie, wife, age 34, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, Ruby, daughter, age 15 [unclear], born in Texas; father born in Texas; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Henshaw, Cordie, daughter, age 8, born in Texas; father born in Texas; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Henshaw, Edwin, son, age 4 years 8 months [unclear], born in Texas; father born in Texas; mother born in Tennessee.

John Robert Henshaw died Jun 27 1935, Beaver Street, Brownwood, Brown County, Texas; age 54y 2m 9d.5,6,9,12  

Susie and children were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 30 1940), Brownwood, Brown County, Texas:4

Henshaw, Susie S, head-of-household, age 52, born in Tennessee; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; widow; rented farm ($2/month rent).
Henshaw, Edwin, son, age 24, born in Texas; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; single.
Henshaw, Rachel, daughter, age 20, born in Texas; completed 1 year of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; single.
Henshaw, Virgil Eugene, daughter [sic], female [sic], age 2 [or 21 - unclear], born in Texas; completed no schooling; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; single.

In 1973 Susie was living at 609 Ash Street, Brownwood, Brown County, Texas5,10 (probably near or with her son Edwin).  

Susie died Feb 8 1973, Brownwood Community Hospital, Brownwood, Brown County, Texas; age 84.5,9,10,12,13  

Susie's death was reported in the "Abilene Reporter News" (Abilene, Texas) on Saturday morning, Feb 10 197313 (see scan below).

(photo)Photo: John Robert Henshaw death certificate Brown County, Texas 5

(photo)Photo: Susie Annie Barnum death certificate Brown County, Texas 5

(photo)Photo: Death of Susie Annie Barnum "Abilene Reporter News" (Abilene, Texas), Saturday morning, Feb 10 1973 13

(photo)Photo: John Robert Henshaw gravestone Greenleaf Cemetery 9

(photo)Photo: Susie Annie Barnum gravestone Greenleaf Cemetery 9

Social Security information for Susie Annie Barnum: 449-16-9074


Sources

  1. Posting Dec 20 2001 by Dawn (Dudley) Bares () to the Henshaw forum:
    http://genforum.genealogy.com/henshaw/messages/119.html.
  2. 1920 census, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas; roll T625-1851, ED 262, page 20B, line #60, dwelling #318, family #351.
  3. Death certificate for Rubie Lee Henshaw.
  4. 1940 census, Brownwood, Brown County, Texas; roll T627-3994, ED 25-11A, page 6A, line #20, household #116.
  5. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Ancestry Family Tree data "Thomas Family", posted by "bertthomas44".
  7. Contribution from Duane Black ().
  8. George Washington Henshaw family bible.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com.
  10. "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
  11. 1920 census, Precinct 1, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas; roll T625-1851, ED 262, page 20B, line #60, dwelling #318, family #351.
  12. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. "Abilene Reporter News", Feb 10 1973; http://www.ancestry.com.


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