Samuel Smith Henshaw

 1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?)
 2.. William Henshaw (1736-1799) m Agnes Ann Anderson (c1745-<1806)
 3... Hiram Henshaw (1771-1845) m Mary McConnell (1777-1842)
 4.... Samuel Preston Henshaw (1813-1884) m Julia Ann Margaret Hunsicker (1813-1903)
 5..... Charles Willoughby Henshaw (1852-1920) m Flora Bell Glaize (1855-1928)
 6...... Samuel Smith Henshaw (1884-1958)
         +Huldah Mae Kimmel (1888-1957)
 7.......  Ruhamah Wilson Henshaw (1913-2000) 1,2,3,4,5
 7.......  Samuel Preston Henshaw (1914-1995) 1,2,3,4
 7.......  Willoughby Grove Henshaw (1916-1996) 1,2,3,4
 7.......  Mary Kathrine Henshaw (1919-) 1,2,3,4
Samuel Smith Henshaw     [ID 01697] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Samuel Smith Henshaw1,2,6,7 [Smith Henshaw8].

Born Oct 15 1884, Prospect Hall, Middleway District, Jefferson County, West Virginia.1,2,3,6,7,8,9  

He married Huldah Mae Kimmel, Oct 10 1911, Winchester, Virginia.1,2  Huldah, daughter of Abe Kimmel, was born Jan 19 1888, Virginia.1,2,3,4  

On Sep 12 1918 Samuel Smith Henshaw, age 33, registered for the World War I draft in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia.  He declared he was born Oct 15 1884, and was then residing in Kearneysville, Jefferson County, West Virginia where he was a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was Mrs. Hulda May Henshaw of Kearneysville.  He was recorded as tall, slender, hazel eyes, dark hair.9  

Samuel and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6-7 1920), Payne's Chaple Road, Mill Creek District, Berkeley County, West Virginia:3

Henshaw, S.S., head-of-household, age 35, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; rented home; occupation: farmer.
Henshaw, H. Mae, wife, age 31, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Ruhamah W., daughter, age 6, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, S.P., son, age 5, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Willouby G., son, age 3 years 3 months, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Mary Kathern, daughter, age 4 months, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia.

Samuel and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 1930), C[..unclear..] Church Road, Long Marsh District, Clarke County, Virginia:4

Henshaw, Smith S., head-of-household, age 44, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; first married at age 27; owned home ($5,000 value); no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Mae K., wife, age 41, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 24.
Henshaw, Ruhamah, daughter, age 17, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Preston, son, age 15, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Willoughby G., daughter [sic], age 13, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Mary K., daughter, age 10, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; attended school.

Huldah died Dec 8 1957.2  

Samuel Smith Henshaw died Oct 24 1958.2

(photo)Photo: Samuel Smith Henshaw World War I draft registration 9


Sources

  1. "History of Henshaws in Scotland, in England and in America to the Present Time", Edith Henshaw Kuntz, 1956; contributed by Don Henshaw.
  2. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  3. 1920 census, Mill Creek District, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T625-1948, ED 34, page 3A, line #1, dwelling #40, family #41.
  4. 1930 census, Long Marsh District, Clarke County, Virginia; roll T626-2439, ED 9, page 4B, line #90, dwelling #87, family #84.
  5. "Henshaw Family Newsletter", by Donald Craig Henshaw; Sep 2000.
  6. 1900 census, Middleway, Middleway Precinct, Jefferson County, West Virginia; roll T623-1761, ED 45, page 6A, line #1, dwelling #81, family #81.
  7. Samuel Smith Henshaw birth record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1458542&Type=Birth.
  8. 1910 census, Middleway District, Jefferson County, West Virginia; roll T624-1682, ED 55, page 230A, line #39, dwelling #205, family #307.
  9. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.


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