William B. Henshaw

 1. (unknown) Henshaw  m Mary A. Bell (c1831-?)
 2.. William B. Henshaw (1854-1925)
     +Emma K. Rippey (1859-1894)
 3...  William Eli Henshaw (1881-1948) 1
 3...  Milas S. Henshaw (1884-1946) 1,2
 3...  Lou Della Henshaw (1886-1963) 1,3
 3...  Vera B. Henshaw (1891-1965) 1,4
     +Mary Yates Sexton (1865-1910)
William B. Henshaw     [ID 12704] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Feb - 1854, Arkansas.1,5,6  

He married Emma K. Rippey.2,3,4,5,6  Emma was born 1859, Missouri.5,6  

William and Emma were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 4 1880), Blossom Prairie, Lamar County, Texas:5

Henshaw, Wm, age 25, born in Arkansas; father born in Mississippi; mother born in Alabama; farming; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, E.K., wife, age 20, born in Missouri; father born in North Carolina; [mother unclear]; keeping house.
Living nearby was the family of William's widowed mother.7  

Emma died 1894, buried West Hill Cemetery, Grayson County, Texas.6  

He then married Mary Yates Sexton1,6 [Mary Yates6,8], 18971,6.  Mary, daughter of James Yates & Mary Shirley, was born Dec 22 1865, Metcalfe County, Kentucky.8  (Dec 21 1862).6  (Dec - 1861).1  

William and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 8 1900), Sherman, Grayson County, Texas:1

Henshaw, William B., head-of-household, age 46, born Feb 1854 in Arkansas; father born in Mississippi; mother born in Tennessee; married 2 years; occupation: carpenter; rented home; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Mary, wife, age 38, born Dec 1861 in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; married 2 years; 4 children, 2 living; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, William E.C., son, age 19, born Jan 1881 in Texas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Missouri; occupation: salesman, gas.
Henshaw, Milas C., son, age 16, born Nov 1883 in Texas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Missouri; occupation: apprentice B Mason.
Henshaw, Della, daughter, age 14, born Apr 1886 in Texas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Missouri; attended school 9 months.
Henshaw, Vera B., daughter, age 8, born July 1891 in Texas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Missouri; attended school 9 months.
Sexton [unclear], Estele, step daughter, age 17, born Mar 1883 in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; attended school 7 months.

Mary died Mar 11 1910, 602 See Ave., Sherman, Grayson County, Texas; age 45y 2m 19d.6,8  

Widower William and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 6 1910), Sherman, Grayson County, Texas:9

Henshaw, William, head-of-household, age 47, born in Arkansas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Texas; widower; occupation: carpenter, house; owned home (free); cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Milas C., son, age 26, born in Texas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Texas; first marriage, married 1 year; occupation: fireman, city fire dept.
Henshaw, Martha, daughter-in-law, age 23, born in Texas; parents born in Germany; first marriage, married 1 year; no children.

William B. Henshaw died 1925, buried West Hill Cemetery, Grayson County, Texas.6  

See also: Elihu Bennett Hinshaw who lived in Grayson County, Texas.  
See also: Andrew B. Hinshaw who lived in Grayson County, Texas.  


Sources

  1. 1900 census, 5th Ward, Sherman, Grayson County, Texas; ED 91, page 143B (sheet 13B), line #76, dwelling #298, family #299.
  2. Milas S. Henshaw death certificate.
  3. Lou Della Henshaw death certificate.
  4. Vera B. Henshaw death certificate.
  5. 1880 census, Blossom Prairie, Lamar County, Texas; roll T9-1314, ED 78, page 142C-142D, line #50, dwelling #97, family #102.
  6. Burials in West Hill Cemetery, Grayson County, Texas; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~txgrayso/ceme-westh15.html.
  7. 1880 census, Blossom Prairie, Lamar County, Texas; roll T9-1314, ED 78, page 141B, line #15, dwelling #82, family #88.
  8. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. 1910 census, 5th Ward, Sherman, Grayson County, Texas; ED 74, page 193A (sheet 3A), line #17, dwelling #55, family #56.


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