Frederick W. Henshaw

 1. William Henshall  m Margerie Gyll 
 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-c1631) m - Kendrick 
 3... William Henshawe (c1608-1644) m Katherine Houghton (1615-1651)
 4.... Joshua Henshawe (1643-1717) m Elizabeth Sumner (?-1728)
 5..... Joshua Henshaw (1672-1747) m Mary Hay Webster (1672-1747)
 6...... Daniel Henshaw (1701-1781) m Elizabeth Allen Bass (1703-1774)
 7....... William Henshaw (1735-1820) m Phebe Swan (1753-1808)
 8........ William Henshaw (1780-1862) m Lucy Stratton (1795-1879)
 9......... Waldo Flint Henshaw (1833-1904) m Sarah E. - (c1845-?)
10.......... Frederick W. Henshaw (1871-?)
             +Laura A. Hall (1872-1968)
11...........  Ruth Wheaton Henshaw (1904-1985) 1,2
11...........  Paul Russell Henshaw (1907-1935) 1,3,4
11...........  Harold William Henshaw (1912-1997) 3,5
Frederick W. Henshaw     [ID 13863] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Frederick W. Henshaw3,5 [Fred W. Henshaw1,6,7].

Born Jan - 1871, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,3,4,6,7  

He married Laura A. Hall3,5,7 [Lora A. Hall8], about 18993,5,7.  Laura, daughter of James Alexander Hall & Sarah Bigelow Simpson, was born Jan 12 1872, Nova Scotia.3,5,7,8,9,10  

Fred was shown in the Worcester Suburban Directory of 1896-1897:11

Leicester:
Henshaw Fred W. farm hand, b. Christopher Wheaton's, off Sylvester
Henshaw, Waldo F. laborer, h. Young opp. Chestnut. C.V.
Henshaw, William, h. Auburn n. Main. C.V.

Frederick and Laura were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 11 1900), 193 Lincoln St., Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts:7

Henshaw, Fred, head-of-household, age 29, born Jan 1871 in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; married 1 year; occupation: evelope cutter [unclear]; rented home.
Henshaw, Lora A., wife, age 28. born Jan 1872 in Canada; parents born in Canada; immigrated 1890, U.S. resident 10 years; married 1 year; no children.

Frederick and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 30 1910), Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts (faded census page):1

Henshaw, Fred W., head-of-household, age 39 [unclear], born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; first marriage, married 10 years; occupation caretaker [unclear], reservior [unclear]; rented home.
Henshaw, Laura A., wife, age 38 [unclear]. born in Canada; parents born in Canada; first marriage, married 10 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Ruth W., daughter, age 6, born in Massachusetts; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Canada; attended school.
Henshaw, Paul F., son, [..age unclear..], born in Massachusetts; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Canada.

Fred was shown in the Worcester Suburban Directory of 1914:11

Leicester Directory:
Henshaw Fred W. cutter h Reservior

Fred was shown in the Worcester City Directory of 1917:11

Leicester Directory:
Henshaw Fred W caretaker h Reservior

Fred was shown in the Greater Worcester Directory of 1918:11

Henshaw Fred W. (Laura), caretaker Worcester Waterworks; h Reservior; 3 children.

Fred and family were shown in the 1928 city directory of Worchester (Suburban) Massachusetts:11

Henshaw Fred W (Lora) formn h Reservior (CV)
Henshaw, Paul r Fredk W Henshaw
Henshaw, Ruth W sten r Fredk W Henshaw

Frederick and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), Reservoir St., Cherry Valley (Leicester), Worcester County, Massachusetts:3

Henshaw, Frederick W., head-of-household, age 59, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; first married at age 28; rented home ($25 rent); no radio in home; occupation: caretaker, city; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Laura A., wife, age 58. born in Canada; parents born in Canada; immigrated 1891, naturalized; first married at age 27.
Henshaw, Paul F., son, age 23, born in Massachusetts; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Canada; single; occupation: lineman, power co.; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Harold W., son, age 17, born in Massachusetts; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Canada; first married at age 17; occupation: none.
Henshaw, Loretta M., daughter-in-law, age 20, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; first married at age 20; occupation: none.

Fred was shown in the 1938 city directory of Worchester (Suburban) Massachusetts:11

Henshaw Fredk W (Laura A) h15 Brown (CV)

It appears that Fred and Laura divorced or separated.  

Fred (or perhaps Laura) was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 6-8 1940), living alone at 15 Brown St., Cherry Valley, Leicester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts:12

Henshaw, F.W., head-of-household, female, age 68, born in Canada (naturalized); completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; widow/er; owned home.

Lora was shown in the Worcester Suburban Area, Massachusetts City Directory, 1953-54:11

Leicester:
Henshaw Lora wid Fredk r 199 Pleasant 9976

In 1968 Laura was still living in/near Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.8  

Laura died May - 1968.8  

Social Security information for Laura A. Hall: 022-36-5307


Sources

  1. 1910 census, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T624-628, ED 1767, page 11A, line #1, dwelling #148, family #159.
  2. Ruth Wheaton Henshaw birth record.
  3. 1930 census, Cherry Valley (Leicester), Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T626-964, ED 213, page 4A-B, line #50, dwelling #72, family #86.
  4. Paul Russell Henshaw birth record.
  5. Contribution from Marcum Ross Henshaw.
  6. 1880 census, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T9-0563, ED 814, page 334D, line #4, dwelling #252, family #318.
  7. 1900 census, 2nd Ward, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T623-696, ED 1723, page 10B, line #86, dwelling #165, family #243.
  8. "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
  9. Contribution from Tracy Lewis ().
  10. 1881 LDS census index, Guysborough, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia; NA Film C-13167, District 8, Sub-district A, page 3, household #12.
  11. Massachusetts City Directories; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. 1940 census, Cherry Valley, Leicester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T627-1651, ED 14-154, page 5A, line #33, household #88.


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