Arthur Gregory Henshaw

 1. William Henshaw  m Sarah - 
 2.. Arthur Gregory Henshaw (1884-?)
     +Ada - (1889-1977)
 3...  Arthur G. Henshaw (1920-2004) 1,2,3
 3...  John A. Henshaw (c1923-) 2
Arthur Gregory Henshaw     [ID 14607] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Oct 18 1884, Nottingham, England.2,3,4,5  

Arthur immigrated to the U.S., arriving in New York (Ellis Island) on Aug 19 1910 on the ship S.S. Adriatio, having departed Southampton, England on Aug 10 1910.  His immigration record listed him as single, age 25, occupation 'valet'.  He was listed as a "non immigrant alien".  He arrived with brother John Percy Henshaw, age 21, also single, also a 'valet'.  Both were born in Nottingham.  Their nearest relative in England was recorded as "father", 179 Lower Richmond Rd, Putney, London.  Their final destination was New York.  (They were also recorded as not criminals, insane, polygamists or anarchists).  Arthur was recorded as having previously been in the U.S. 1907-1910, and John 1908-1910.  Their U.S. relative or friend was listed as Mr. Smith, 161 W. 51st St., New York.  Arthur was recorded as 5' 10" tall, black hair, blue eyes, fair complexion.3  

Arthur apparently went back to England for some reason, perhaps just to visit.  Arthur Gregory Henshaw again arrived in New York (Ellis Island) on Oct 24 1912 on the ship S.S. Majestic, having departed Southampton, England on Oct 16 1912.  His immigration record listed him as single, age 29, occupation 'valet', born in Nottingham.  He was listed as a "non immigrant alien".  His final destination was New York.  His nearest relative in England was recorded as father Wm Henshaw, 179 Lower Richmond Rd, Putney, London.  Arthur was recorded as 5' 10" tall, br hair, bl eyes, fair complexion.3  

Arthur was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 5 1920), working as a servant (with many other servants) in the household of a widow Elizabeth Willa [unclear] Reid, 451 Madison Avenue, Manhattan, New York, New York:5

Henshaw, Arthur, servant, age 35, born in England; parents born in England; single; immigrated 1911 [unclear]; alien; occupation: butler, private house.

He married Ada -, about 1919.2  Ada was born Nov 16 1889, England.2,6,7  

On Apr 6 1922 Arthur Gregory Henshaw and wife Ada and son Arthur were issued a U.S. passport He declared he was born October 18 1884 in Nottingham, England and his father, William Henshaw was born in England and was then residing in Radisson, Canada; Ada was born in England, and son Arthur G. was born in New York City.  Arthur declared he immigrated from Liverpool about August 1910, and had resided uninterruptedly from 1910 to 1922 at 451 Madison Ave., New York, New York; naturalized at the District Court in New York City on Oct 4th 1921.  He declared his occupation as "Butler N.Y. City".  He declared he intended to depart Apr 19 1922 from the port of New York, sailing on board the "Carmania" [unclear], intending to visit the British Isles and France [..stated purpose unclear..].  He was recorded as age 37, 5' 10" tall, gray eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, oval face, high forehead.4  

Arthur and family again arrived in New York (Ellis Island) on Jul 3 1922 on the ship S.S. Laconia, having departed Liverpool, England:3

Henshaw, Arthur G., age 37 years 5 months; naturalized District Court, N.Y. Oct 4th 1921; address in the U.S.: 451 Madison Ave, N.Y.
Henshaw, Ada, age 32 years 4 months; naturalized "by marriage as above".
Henshaw, Arthur, age 2 years 1 month, born New York 30th April 1920.
His immigration record listed him as single, age 29, occupation 'valet', born in Nottingham.  He was listed as a "non immigrant alien".  His final destination was New York.  His nearest relative in England was recorded as father Wm Henshaw, 179 Lower Richmond Rd, Putney, London.  Arthur was recorded as 5' 10" tall, br hair, bl eyes, fair complexion.3  

Arthur was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 12 1930), Stamford, Connecticut:2

Henshaw, Arthur G., head-of-household, age 45, born in England; parents born in England; first married at age 34; immigrated 1907, naturalized citizen; owned home ($12,000 value); radio in home; occupation: steward, private family; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Ada, wife, age 40, born in England; parents born in England; first married at age 29; immigrated 1912, naturalized citizen.
Henshaw, Arthur G., son, age 10, born in New York; parents born in England; attended school.
Henshaw, John A., son, age 7, born in New York; parents born in England; attended school.

In 1977 Ada was living in/near Alhambra, Los Angeles County, California.6  

Ada died Mar 20 1977, Los Angeles County, California; age 87.6,7

(photo)Photo: Arthur Gregory Henshaw with wife Ada and son Arthur, 1922 passport photo 4

Social Security information for Ada -: 048-20-4045


Sources

  1. Passport application of Arthur Gregory Henshaw.
  2. 1930 census, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut; roll T626-260, ED 203, page 19A, line #22. dwelling #339, family #368.
  3. Ellis Island Foundation manifest database: http://www.ellisisland.org.
  4. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. 1920 census, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T625-1212, ED 1049, page 4A, line #72, dwelling #18, family #53.
  6. "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
  7. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.


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