Alice Dora Henshaw

 1. Meridith Henshaw (c1806-1883) m Margaret Etheridge (c1802-?)
 2.. William Carroll Henshaw (1830-1891) m Dianah Winn (1833-1908)
 3... Alice Dora Henshaw (c1868-1954)
      +Needham W. Ward, Jr. (1864-1891)
      +Calvin Y. Smith (1849-<1920)
Alice Dora Henshaw     [ID 12629] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Alice Dora Henshaw1,2 [O. D. Henshaw3, Dora Henshaw4,5,6].

Born about 1868, Mississippi.1,3  (Oct - 1869).7  (Oct 15 1870).5,6,8  (c1873).9,10  

She married Needham W. Ward, Jr., Jun 30 1887, Tate County, Mississippi.4,6,11  Needham, son of Needham W. Ward & Julie E. Wooten, was born Oct 9 1864, Mississippi.6,12  

Child:

Needie Carroll Ward, born Sep 2 [28] 1891, Senatobia, Mississippi; died Apr 16 1919, Memphis, Tennessee; buried Bethesda Cemetery; married Martin Luther Gates (children: Martin Luther Gates, Jr.; Carroll Ward Gates; Edwin Parker Gates). 5,6,7,12

Needham died Jan 28 1891, buried Bethesda Cemetery, Senatobia, Tate County, Mississippi.12  

She then married Calvin Y. Smith, Oct 28 1894, Tate County, Mississippi.4,5,7,9  Calvin was born Jul - 1849, Tennessee.7,9  

Children:9

Gladys/Gladious Smith, born c1896, Mississippi.
Calvin Y. Smith, Jr., born Mar 7 1898, Mississippi; died Feb 1978; married Gretchen --. 6,13
Albert Sidney Smith, born c1902 [Mar 20 1903], Mississippi; died Jun 1968; married Veatrice Julia Baker. 6,13
Traves Smith, born c1905, Mississippi.
Banks Smith, born c1907, Mississippi. 8

Dora and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 8 1900), Forrest, St. Francis County, Arkansas:7

Smith, C Y, head-of-household, age 50, born July 1849 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; married 6 years; occupation: farmer.
Smith, Dora, wife, age 30, born Oct 1869 in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; married 6 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Smith, Nadie, daughter, age 8, born Sept 1891 in Mississippi; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Mississippi; attended school 4 months.
Smith, Gladious, daughter, age 4, born Mch 1896 in Mississippi; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Mississippi.
Smith, C Y Jr, son, age 2, born Mch 1898 in Mississippi; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Mississippi.

Dora and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 30 1910), Bolivar County, Mississippi:9

Smith, Calvin Y, head-of-household, age 60, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first marriage, married 15 years; occupation: manager, plantation.
Smith, Dora, wife, age 37, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; second marriage, married 15 years; 5 children, 5 living.
Smith, Gladys, daughter, age 14, born in Mississippi; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Mississippi; attended school.
Smith, Calvin Y Jr, son, age 12, born in Mississippi; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Mississippi; attended school.
Smith, Albert Sidney, son, age 8, born in Mississippi; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Mississippi.
Smith, Traves, son, age 5, born in Mississippi; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Mississippi.
Smith, Banks, son, age 3, born in Mississippi; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Mississippi.
Ward, Needie, step-daughter, age 18, born in Mississippi; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Mississippi.

Calvin died before Jan 28 1920.10  

Dora and children were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 28 1920), Senatobia, Tate County, Mississippi:10

Smith, Elsie D, head-of-household, age 47, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; widow; rented home; occupation: none.
Smith, C Y, son, age 21, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; occupation: clerk, drug store.
Smith, Albert, son, age 17, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; occupation: clerk, dry goods.
Smith, Banks, son, age 13, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; attended school.

Dora was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), living with son Banks at 1042 Madison Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee:8

Smith, Banks, head-of-household, age 21, born in Mississippi; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Mississippi; single; rented home ($42/month rent); radio in home; occupation: asst. teller, bank; not a war veteran.
Smith, Dora, mother, age 59, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; widow.
[.. plus three boarders ..].

Alice Dora Henshaw died Jul 29 1954, Methodist Hospital, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee; age 83.5,6

(photo)Photo: Alice Dora Henshaw death certificate Shelby County, Tennessee 5


Sources

  1. 1870 census, DeSoto County, Mississippi; page 330, line #19, dwelling #153, family #153.
  2. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Becky Thill () citing: Winn Family History, by Shirley Winn Harris 1985-1995.
  3. 1880 census, Senatobia, Tate County, Mississippi; roll T9-0665, ED 185, page 287A, line #23, dwelling #254, family #254.
  4. Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Ancestry Family Tree data "Twists and Tangles" posted by "MaryChambers56".
  7. 1900 census, Forrest, Madison Township, St. Francis County, Arkansas; roll T623-75, ED 95, page 5A, line #1, dwelling #72, family #75.
  8. 1930 census, 19th Ward, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee; roll T625-2275, ED 71, page 8B, line #71, dwelling #152, family #160.
  9. 1910 census, Beat 5, Bolivar County, Mississippi; roll T624-733, ED 22, page 40B, line #54, dwelling #11, family #11.
  10. 1920 census, Senatobia, Tate County, Mississippi; roll T625-895, ED 98, page 7B, line #90, dwelling #156, family #167.
  11. Ancestry Family Tree data "draper1" posted by "metamer7285".
  12. http://www.findagrave.com.
  13. "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


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