Elizabeth Henshaw

 1. Elizabeth Henshaw (c1864-1897)
    +Harry S. Colon (1858-?)
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Elizabeth Henshaw1,2 [Lizzie Henshaw3].

Born about 1864, Alabama.1  

She married Harry S. Colon3,4 [Henry S. Colon5], Feb 2 18803,4, St. Louis, Missouri3,4.  Harry was born Jul - 1858, Pennsylvania.6  

Five children, including:4

Maysun F. Colon, born May 14 1882, New York; (lived to adulthood). 7,8
Lotta Colon; (lived to adulthood).
Nellie Grace Colon, born 1885; died Oct 3 1886, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, age 1y 1m. 9

Elizabeth moved to New York City approximately 1881.1  

Harry was shown in the 1883 city directory of New York, New York:5

Colon Henry, barber, h 108 Leroy

Harry was shown in the 1886 city directory of Jersey City, New Jersey:5

Colon Harry S, barber, 564 Newark av
Harry was shown in the 1887 city directory of Jersey City, New Jersey:5
Colon Harry S, barber, 564 Newark av, h 543 Newark av
Harry was shown in the 1888 city directory of Jersey City, New Jersey:5
Colon Henry S, barber, 564 Newark av
Harry was shown in the 1889 city directory of Jersey City, New Jersey:5
Colon Henry S, barber, 564 Newark av
Harry was shown in the 1890 city directory of Jersey City, New Jersey:5
Colon Henry S, barber, 564 Newark av
Harry was shown in the 1891 city directory of Jersey City, New Jersey:5
Colon Henry S, 564 Newark av
Harry was shown in the 1895 city directory of Orange, New Jersey:5
Colon Harry S, barber, Belleview av c Valley rd

Elizabeth Henshaw died Apr 26 1897, at her home, 103 W. 14th St., New York, New York; age 33.1,2,10  Death certificate #12856.10  Medical: Elizabeth died from pulmonary tuberculosis.1  

Harry was shown in the 1897 city directory of Montclair, New Jersey:5

Colon Harry S, barber, Valley rd, UM
Harry was shown in the 1900 city directory of Orange, New Jersey:5
Colon Harry S, barber, Valley rd n Belleview av; UMpo

Harry remarried to a Mary --, about 1900.6  Harry and Mary were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1 1900), 15x [smudged] East Jersey Street, Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey:6

Colon, Harry, head-of-household, age 41, born July 1858 in Pennsylvania; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in New Jersey; married 0 years; occupation: barber; rented home.
Colon, Mary N, wife, age 28, born Aug 1872 in New York; father born in New York; mother born in Ireland; married 0 years; no children.

Elizabeth's ancestry has not yet been determined; however her death certificate informant was her mother, Georgiana Henshaw, born c1829 in Tennessee (who apparently remarried to a John Taylor); the death certificate states Elizabeth's father was a Jasper Henshaw who had been born in Alabama.1  It is very likely that Elizabeth was probably a daughter of Jasper Hinshaw #2368.11  

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Sources

  1. Contribution from Pamela (Colon) Harkins () citing: death certificate (informant was Georgiana Henshaw).
  2. Green-wood Cemetery burial database:
    http://www.green-wood.com/burial_search.
  3. Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. Contribution from Pamela (Colon) Harkins ().
  5. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1900 census, 2nd Ward, Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey; roll T623-995, ED 96, page 1A, line #6, dwelling #3, family #3.
  7. 1910 census, 3rd Ward, Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey; roll T624-869, ED 38, page 4A, line #22, dwelling #71, family #82.
  8. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. New Jersey, Deaths and Burials Index, 1798-1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. New York City Deaths, 1892-1902; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Speculation.


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