Doris Henshaw

 1. Joshua Henshaw (1829-?) m Jane Fayrer 
 2.. Charles Grant Henshaw (1860-?) m Julia Willmotte Henderson (1869-1937)
 3... Doris Henshaw (1889-1974)
      +Walter Grant Peterson Morden (1880-1932)
Doris Henshaw     [ID 13507] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Sep 20 18891,2, Montreal, Quebec1,2 [British Columbia3].  

She married Walter Grant Peterson Morden, Nov 17 1909, Vancouver, B.C.3,4,5,6  Walter, son of Walter Henry Morden & Sarah Anne Peterson, was born Jul 20 1880, Sophiasburg Township, Prince Edward County, Ontario.1,3,6,7  

Children:5

Patricia Morden, born c1912, Montreal, Quebec. 7
Barbara Morden, born c1913, Denham, England. 7
Ann Morden
John Grant Morden, born Aug 17 1925, London, England; died Jan 2009, London, Ontario; married Elizabeth Grace Tannahill. 1,3

On Feb 11 1920 Walter Grand Morden arrived at the Port of New York on the S.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, having sailed Feb 1 1920 from Plymouth, England.  The passenger manifest recorded:7

Morden, Walter Grant, age 39; married;
citizen of Great Britain;
occupation: Member of Parliament;
residence: London, England;
nearest relative in country of origin: Mr. Charles Henshaw, 36 Princess Gate, London, S.W. Canada Montreal, Que.

On Mar 19 1928 Walter and daughters arrived at the Port of New York on the S.S. Leviathan, having sailed Mar 13 1928 from Southampton, England.  The passenger manifest recorded:7

Morden, Walter, age 47, born in Prince Edward Island, Canada; married; merchant.
Morden, Patricia, age 16, born in Montreal, Canada; single; student.
Morden, Barbara, age 15, born in Denham, England; single; student.

On Nov 29 1930 Walter Grand Morden arrived at the Port of New York on the S.S. Hamburg, having sailed Nov 21 1930 from Southampton, England.  The passenger manifest recorded:7

Morden, Walter Grant, age 50, born in Picton, Canada; married;
citizen of Great Britain (Canadian);
occupation: Member of Parliament;
residence: London, England;
visa number 3663, issued Nov 19 1930, London, England.

Walter was Director of several Canadian corporations and was prominent in financial circles in both Montreal and London.  Walter suffered bankruptcy during the Great Depression of the early 1930s.8  

Walter died Jun 25 1932, London, England; age 52.1,3,9  

Walter's obituary was published in the "New York Times" (New York, New York) on Jun 26 19329 (see scan below).  

On Jun 1 1952 Doris arrived at the Port of Detroit:2

Morden, Doris;
aka Dafonseca nee Henshaw;
age 62, born 9-20-89 in MTL, PQ [unclear], CAN;
last residence: 47-A Fitzjames, London, England;
nearest relative in country of origin: son John, 311 Greenfield, Willowdale, Toronto, Canada;
destination contact: friend, Mrs. Frank Bowman, 1269 So Dupont, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
height 5 ft. 2 in., medium complexion, grey hair, blue eyes.

Doris Henshaw died Jun - 1974, London, England.3

(photo)Photo: Obituary of Walter Grant Peterson Morden "New York Times", Jun 26 1932 9


Sources

  1. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by "Chris Smyth".
  2. Detroit Border Crossings and Passenger and Crew Lists, 1905-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by "stvickers".
  4. British Columbia Archives, vital statistics:
    http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/textual/governmt/vstats/v_events.htm#indexes.
  5. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    "Descendants of James Sands of Block Island (with notes on the walker, Hutchinson, Ray, Guthhrie, Palgrove, Cornell, Ayscough, Middagh, Holt, and Henshaw families)";
    privately printed, New York, 1949; compiled by Malcom Sands Wilson.
  6. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by "RobertAlexanderBellPride".
  7. New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. "Ladies in the Laboratory III"; Mary R.S. Creese; Scarecrow Press, 2010:
    http://books.google.com/books?id=hjAvK_5V1FEC&lpg=PA156&ots=gCy4laqi37&dq=%22Walter%20Grant%22%20Morden&pg=PA156#v=onepage&q=%22Walter%20Grant%22%20Morden&f=false.
  9. Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003; http://www.ancestry.com.


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