George Henshaw

 1. George Henshaw (1844-?)
    +Ann Williams (1839-<1910)
 2..  Thomas D. Henshaw (c1867-?) 1,2,3
 2..  George Henshaw (1868-1945) 1,2,4
 2..  Benjamin Henshaw (1870-<1880) 2
 2..  Maria Henshaw (1871-?) 1,2,4
 2..  John Cullen Henshaw (1874-?) 1,2,3
 2..  Ellinor Henshaw (1876-?) 1,2,4
 2..  Mary Jane Henshaw (c1879-?) 1,2
 2..  Lewis Henshaw (1880-?) 1,2,4
 2..  Anna Henshaw (1882-?) 2,4,5,6
George Henshaw     [ID 15774] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jun - 1844, England.1,2,5  (Wales).7  

He married Ann Williams, about 1866.1,4,5,7  Ann was born Aug - 1839, Wales.1,2,5,7  

George and Ann were apparently married in Wales.8  George immigrated to the U.S. in 1868 and sent for his wife and children the following year.2  

George and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 11 1870), Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio:7

Henshaw, George, age 26, born in Wales; parents foreign-born; shoe maker; $600 personal property.
Henshaw, Ann, age 31, born in Wales; parents foreign-born; keeping house.
Henshaw, Thomas, age 4, born in Wales; parents foreign-born.
Henshaw, George, age 2, born in Wales; parents foreign-born.
Henshaw, Benjamin, age 1 month, born May [1870] in Ohio; parents foreign-born.

George was a shoemaker, but later (in 1880) became a minister.2  A letter inside the family bible recorded:2

Pomeroy, Ohio
July 19th, 1880

This is to certify that the Rev. George Henshaw has been set apart to the work of the Gospel Ministry by the Word of God and prayer.  

Rev. John A. Davies [Selown?]
R. Richards
Mark Williams
David Jones, Cincinnati."

George and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 1-2 1880), Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio:1

Henshaw, George, age 35, born in England; parents born in England; shoemaker; sick or disabled: typhoid.
Henshaw, Ann, wife, age 40, born in Wales; parents born in Wales; keeping house.
Henshaw, Thomas, son, age 13, born in Wales; father born in England; mother born in Wales; attended school.
Henshaw, George, son, age 12, born in Wales; father born in England; mother born in Wales; attended school.
Henshaw, Maria, daughter, age 8, born in Wales; father born in England; mother born in Wales.
Henshaw, John, son, age 6, born in Ohio; father born in England; mother born in Wales.
Henshaw, Ellinor, daughter, age 4, born in Ohio; father born in England; mother born in Wales.
Henshaw, Mary Jane, daughter, age 1, born in Ohio; father born in England; mother born in Wales.
Henshaw, Lewis, son, age 2 months, born Mar [1880] in Ohio; father born in England; mother born in Wales.

George and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 22 1900), Andover, Ashtabula County, Ohio:5

Henshaw, George, head-of-household, age 55, born June 1844 in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1868, U.S. resident 32 years, naturalized; married 36 years; occupation: preacher; rented home.
Henshaw, Ann, wife, age 60, born Aug 1839 in Wales; parents born in Wales; immigrated 1869, U.S. resident 31 years; married 36 years; 9 children, 8 living.
Henshaw, Anna, daughter, age 16, born Dec 1883 in Ohio; father born in England; mother born in Wales; attended school.

Ann died before Apr 25 1910.9  

Widower George and daughter Anna were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 25-26 1910), Huntsburg, Geauga County, Ohio:9

Henshaw, George, head-of-household, age 65, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1868, naturalized; widower; occupation: minister, rural parish; rented home.
Henshaw, Anna, daughter, age 25, born in Ohio; father born in England; mother born in Wales; single.
[.. plus two women boarders, school teachers ..]

George apparently remarried about/before 1915.10,11

(photo)Photo: George Henshaw newspaper article "The Newark Advocate" (Newark, Ohio), Saturday, Jun 14 1913 12

(photo)Photo: George Henshaw newspaper article "The Newark Advocate" (Newark, Ohio), Saturday, Oct 4 1913 13

(photo)Photo: George Henshaw newspaper article "The Newark Advocate" (Newark, Ohio), Thursday, Nov 11 1915 10

(photo)Photo: George Henshaw newspaper article "The Newark Advocate" (Newark, Ohio), Monday, Dec 27 1915 11

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Sources

  1. 1880 census, 4th Ward, Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio; roll T9-1047, ED 111, page 143A, line #29, dwelling #8, family #8.
  2. Contribution from Timothy Parrott (), citing:
    George Henshaw family bible.
  3. Ohio, County Marriages, 1790-1950; LDS Family History Library: http://www.familysearch.org.
  4. Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1962; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. 1900 census, Andover, Ashtabula County, Ohio; roll T623-1237, ED 1, page 15B, line #82, dwelling #389, family #390.
  6. Contribution from Timothy Parrott ().
  7. 1870 census, 4th Ward, Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio; roll M593-1242, page 202A, line #25, dwelling #149, family #156.
  8. Speculation.
  9. 1910 census, Huntsburg, Geauga County, Ohio; roll T624-1185, ED 60, page 3B, line #75, dwelling #53, family #53.
  10. "The Newark Advocate", Nov 11 1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. "The Newark Advocate", Dec 27 1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. "The Newark Advocate", Jun 14 1913; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. "The Newark Advocate", Oct 4 1913; http://www.ancestry.com.


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