Frederika Henshaw

 1. Joshua Laurens Henshaw (c1802-1866) m Susanna George Nevitt (c1802-1869)
 2.. Henry Clay Henshaw (1840-1903) m Amelia Gertrude White (1846-1928)
 3... Frederika Henshaw (1869-1921)
      +Alexander Joseph Norris (1864-1918)
Frederika Henshaw     [ID 15898] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Frederika Henshaw1,2,3 [Fredricia Henshaw4, Freddie Henshaw5].

Born Mar 4 1869, Adamstown, Frederick County, Maryland.2  (Mar - 1868).4,5  

The following article was published in "The Daily News" (Frederick, Maryland) on Monday, May 20, 1889:6

Miss Frederika Henshaw is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Roger V. Cull, of Baltimore.

She married Alexander Joseph Norris, Nov 7 1893, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Adamstown, Frederick County, Maryland.1,2,4,7  Alexander, son of Henry Debutts Norris & Edna Bach, was born Nov 4 1864, Vera Cruz, Mexico.2,3,8  (Nov - 1869).4  

Freddie's marriage was announced in "The Daily News" (Frederick, Maryland) on Saturday, November 4, 1893:1,3

TO WED NEXT WEEK

The marriage of Miss Frederika Henshaw, daughter of Mr and Mrs Henry C. Henshaw, to Mr. Alexander Norris, of Virginia, is announced for Tuesday, November 7.  The holy rite will be solemized [sic] at 2. p.m., at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Adamstown, this county.  There will be a reception from 3 to 5 p.m., at "Moreland," the home of Mr. John White.

Freddie's marriage license was noted in "The Daily News" (Frederick, Maryland) on Tuesday, November 7, 1893:7

Marriage Licenses

Alexander Joseph Norris, of Marshall, Va., and Frederika Henshaw, of Buckeystown Election District.

Children:3,8

Henry Stuart Norris, born Nov 21 1899 [Nov 23 1899], Adamstown, Maryland; died Jul 24 1977, buried Philadelophia Memorial Park, Frazer; Chester County, Pennsylvania; Princeton University freshman 1919; married Mary --. 4,9,10,11,12,13
Gertrude Henshaw Norris, born May 13 1901 [May 13 1902], Adamstown, Maryland; died Oct 22 1998, buried Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington D.C.; married Joseph Coy Green 11,12
Benjamin White Norris, born May 15 1907, Miraflores, Peru; died Jun 5 1942, at the Battle of Midway; married Ruth King. 11,14,15

Freddie and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 11 1900), living with her parents and family in Frederick County, Maryland:4

Norris [unclear], Fredricia, daughter, age 31, born Mar 1869 [unclear] in Maryland; father born in Washington; mother born in Maryland; married 6 years; 1 child, 1 living; boarder.
", Alexandria J., husband, age 30, born Nov 1869 in Mexico; father born in Virginia; mother born in New Orleans; married 6 years; occupation: "sivel engineer".
", Henry, son, age 6 months, born Nov 1899 in Maryland; father born in Mexico; mother born in Maryland.

From 1906 to 1917 Alexander (and presumably also Frederika and children) were living in Lima, Peru (with occasional visits back to the U.S.) where Alexander was doing engineering work for the Central Railway of Peru.8  

Alexander died May 30 1918, Miraflores, Lima, Peru; buried Mount Olivet Cemetery, 515 S. Market St., Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland.2,3  

Widow Fredericka and children were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 14 1920), living with her mother in Pleasant View Township, Frederick County, Maryland;11

Henshaw, Amelia G, head-of-household, age 73, born in Maryland; parents born in Maryland; widow; owned home (mortgaged).
Farris, Fredericka>, daughter, age 53, born in Maryland; parents born in Maryland; widow.
Farris, Henry S, grandson, age 20, born in Maryland; parents born in Maryland; attended school.
Farris, Gertrude H, granddaughter, age 18, born in Maryland; parents born in Maryland; attended school.
Farris, Benjiman W, grandson, age 12, born in Peru; father born in Mexico; mother born in Maryland; attended school.
[.. plus two servants ..]

Frederika Henshaw died Jul 12 1921, Adamstown, Frederick County, Maryland; buried Mount Olivet Cemetery, 515 S. Market St., Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland.2,3

(photo)Photo: Frederika Henshaw 3

(photo)Photo: Alexander Joseph Norris 3


Sources

  1. "The Daily News" (Frederick, Maryland), Nov 4 1893; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. http://www.findagrave.com.
  3. Ancestry Family Tree data "Green/Blair Family Tree" posted by "FionaGreen1961".
  4. 1900 census, Buckeystown Precinct, Frederick County, Maryland; roll T623-622, ED 2, page 9B, line #58, dwelling #145, family #149.
  5. 1880 LDS census index, Buckeystown Precinct, Frederick County, Maryland; roll T9-0509, ED 65, page 6D.
  6. "The Daily News" (Frederick, Maryland), May 20 1889; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. "The Daily News" (Frederick, Maryland), Nov 7 1893; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. U.S., Consular Registration Applications, 1916-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. U.S. School Yearbooks; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. 1920 census, Pleasant View Township, Frederick County, Maryland; roll T625-672, ED 55, page 4B, line #75, dwelling #77, family #79.
  12. "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
  13. Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1929-1990; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings; http://www.ancestry.com.


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