John Wesley Henshaw

 1. Samuel Henshaw  m Sarah Palmer 
 2.. Samuel Henshaw (1797-1883) m Elizabeth Coppin (1801-1890)
 3... Samuel Wesley Henshaw (1828-1903) m Lydia Campbell (1834-1911)
 4.... John Wesley Henshaw (1863-1950)
       +Paulina R. "Lena" Lohr (1872-1938)
 5.....  Gladys Vera Henshaw (1894-1993) 1,2
 5.....  Golda Marie Henshaw (1896-1945) 1,2
 5.....  Hazel G. Henshaw (1905-1975) 2,3
 5.....  Kenneth Edward Henshaw (1910-1993) 2,3,4
John Wesley Henshaw     [ID 14001] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 27 1863, Kenockee Township, St. Clair County, Michigan.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9  

He married Paulina R. "Lena" Lohr, about 1893.1,2,4,8  Paulina, daughter of John Andrew Lohr & Paulena Biersdoffe/Bierstauffer, was born Feb 16 1872, Greenwood, St. Clair County, Michigan.1,2,3,4,8,9,10  (Feb 16 1873).11  

John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 2 1900), Elk Township, Sanilac County, Michigan:1

Henshaw, John, head-of-household, age 37, born April 1863 in Michigan; father born in England; mother born in Michigan; married 7 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Lina, wife, age 28, born Feb 1872 in Michigan; parents born in Germany; married 7 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Gladas V., daughter, age 6, born May 1894 in Michigan; parents born in Michigan.
Henshaw, Golda M., daughter, age 4, born Feb 1896 in Michigan; parents born in Michigan.
Lohr, Andrew, father-in-law, age 68, born Jan 1832 in Germany; parents born in Germany; widower.

John and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 11 1910), Elk Township, Sanilac County, Michigan:2

Henshaw, John, head-of-household, age 47, born in Michigan; father born in England; mother born in Canada; first marriage, married 17 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Lena, wife, age 38, born in Michigan; parents born in Germany; first marriage, married 17 years; 4 children, 4 living.
Henshaw, Gladys, daughter, age 16, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan.
Henshaw, Golda, daughter, age 14, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan.
Henshaw, Hazel, daughter, age 5, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan.
Henshaw, Kenneth, son, age 2 months, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan.

John and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9 1920), Elk Township, Sanilac County, Michigan:3

Henshaw, John, head-of-household, age 56, born in Michigan; parents born in England; owned home; occupation: farmer.
Henshaw, Lena A., wife, age 47, born in Michigan; parents born in Germany.
Henshaw, Hazle G., daughter, age 14, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan; attended school.
Henshaw, Kenneth [..middle initial unclear..], son, age 9, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan; attended school.
Living nearby in 1920 was the family of daughter Gladys.12  

John and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 3 1930), Elk Township, Sanilac County, Michigan:4

Henshaw, John, head-of-household, age 66, born in Michigan; father born in England; mother born in Canada; first married at age 29; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Paulina, wife, age 58, born in Michigan; parents born in Germany; first married at age 21.
Henshaw, Kenneth, son, age 20, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan; occupation: laborer, auto factory.

Paulina died May 4 1938, Watertown, Sanilac County, Michigan; buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Fargo, St. Clair County, Michigan.8,9  (May 3 1938, Peck, Michigan).11  

John and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 3 1940), Elk Township, Sanilac County, Michigan:7

Henshaw, John, head-of-household, age 76, born in Michigan; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; widower; owned farm ($600 value); occupation: operator, farm.
Henshaw, Kenneth Edward, son, age 30, born in Michigan; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: laborer, pressed metal factory; worked 44 weeks in 1939; $880 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Berniece, daughter-in-law, age 30, born in Michigan; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Henshaw, Parmer Keith, grand-child, age 7, born in Michigan; completed 2nd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Henshaw, Aldeen Nora, grand-child, age 5, born in Michigan; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Henshaw, J.D., grand-child, age 3, born in Michigan.

John Wesley Henshaw died May 11 1950, Watertown, Sanilac County, Michigan; buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Fargo, St. Clair County, Michigan.8,9

(photo)Photo: Paulina "Lena" Lohr with Emma Reed Campbell 8,9


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Elk Township, Sanilac County, Michigan; roll T623-743, ED 120, page 1B, line #82, dwelling #18, family #18.
  2. 1910 census, Elk Township, Sanilac County, Michigan; roll T624-674, ED 136, page 112B, line #53, dwelling #283, family #287.
  3. 1920 census, Elk Township, Sanilac County, Michigan; roll T625-796, ED 145, page 6B, line #76, dwelling #36, family #36.
  4. 1930 census, Elk Township, Sanilac County, Michigan; roll T626-1028, ED 12, page 1B, line #79, dwelling #15, family #15.
  5. 1870 census, Kenokee Township, St. Clair County, Michigan; page 256, line #10, dwelling #82, family #82.
  6. 1880 census, Kenokee Township, St. Clair County, Michigan; roll T9-0605, ED 379', page 273D, line #1, dwelling #198, family #208.
  7. 1940 census, Elk Township, Sanilac County, Michigan; roll T627-1818, ED 76-12, page 1A, line #19, household #7.
  8. Ancestry Family Tree data "Jones Manning family tree" posted by "Jones Manning".
  9. Ancestry Family Tree data "Campbell/Simons Family Tree -9-2011" posted by "campbell1855" (Mark Campbell).
  10. Michigan, Births and Christenings Index, 1867-1911; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. "The Lohrs", 1969, by Mary Lou Williams; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. 1920 census, Elk Township, Sanilac County, Michigan; roll T625-796, ED 145, page 6B, line #91, dwelling #41, family #41.


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