Percival Arthur Henshaw

 1. William Henshaw (1801-?) m Catharine Bailey 
 2.. Henry Henshaw (1840-?) m Jane Chester (c1836-?)
 3... Arthur Edwin Henshaw (1864-?) m Jemima Cox Wheat (1862-1940)
 4.... Percival Arthur Henshaw (1885-?)
       +Mabel Eva Taylor (c1886-?)
 5.....  Melvin Louis Henshaw (1909-1991) 1,2,3,4
 5.....  Norman Lynn Henshaw (1911-1995) 2,5
Percival Arthur Henshaw     [ID 17016] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Percival Arthur Henshaw6 [Percy Arthur Henshaw1,5,7,8].

Born Feb 28 1885, England.1,5,6,7,8,9  

Percy immigrated to the U.S. in 18905 (presumably with his parents).  

Percy was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 27-28 1900), working in the household of a Norman & Sarah Wright, West Weber Precinct, Weber County, Utah:7

Wright, Norman, head-of-household, age 50, born Sep 1849 in Pennsylvania; father born in Maryland; mother born in Pennsylvania; married 30 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Wright, Sarah, wife, age 50, born Mar 1849 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 30 years; no children.
Henshaw, Percy, servant, age 15, born Feb 1885 in England; parents born in England; occupation: farm laborer.

Percy was shown in the 1904 city directory of Salt Lake City, Utah:10

Henshaw Percy, bds 260 W North Temple.
Percy was shown in the 1907 city directory of Salt Lake City, Utah:10
Henshaw Percy, emp Utah Bedding & Mnfg Co, res 322 W 1st South.
Percy was shown in the 1908 city directory of Salt Lake City, Utah:10
Henshaw Percy, mattressmkr S L Mattress & Mfg Co, res 322 W 1st South.

He married Mabel Eva Taylor, Sep 23 1908, Salt Lake City, Utah.8,11,12,13  Mabel was born about 1886, Utah.1,2,3,4  

Percy was shown in the 1909 city directory of Salt Lake City, Utah:10

Henshaw Percy, emp S L Mattress & Mfg Co, r rear 363 N 3d West.
Percy was shown in the 1910 city directory of Salt Lake City, Utah:10
Henshaw Percy A, mattress mkr, r rear 363 N 3d West.

Percy and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 28 1910), Mantua Precinct, Box Elder County, Utah:1

Henshaw, Percy, head-of-household, age 24, born in Utah; parents born in England; first marriage, married 1 year; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Henshaw, Mabel, wife, age 24, born in Utah; father born in England; mother born in Missouri; first marriage, married 1 year; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Melvin L., son, age 9 months, born in Utah; parents born in Utah.
Henshaw, George, brother, age 16, born in Utah; parents born in England.

Percy was shown in the 1912 city directory of Salt Lake City, Utah:10

Henshaw Percy A, mattress mkr, r 11½ Keysor ct.
Percy was shown in the 1913 city directory of Salt Lake City, Utah:10
Henshaw Percy R, formn S L Mattress & Mfg Co, r 746 E 4th South.
Percy was shown in the 1914 city directory of Salt Lake City, Utah:10
Henshaw A Percy, formn S L Mtrs & M Co, r 746 E 4th South.
Percy was shown in the 1915 city directory of Salt Lake City, Utah:10
Henshaw A Percy, formn S L Mtrs & Mfg Co, r 746 E 4th South.
Percy was shown in the 1916 city directory of Salt Lake City, Utah:10
Henshaw A Percy, formn S L Mtrs & Mfg Co, r 746 E 4th South.
Percy was shown in the 1917 city directory of Salt Lake City, Utah:10
Henshaw Percy A, mkr S L Mtrs & M Co, r 746 E 4th South.
Percy was shown in the 1918 city directory of Salt Lake City, Utah:10
Henshaw Percy A, mkr S L Mtrs, r 746 E 4th So.

On Sep 12 1918 Percy Arthur Henshaw, age 33, registered for the World War I draft in Salt Lake City, Utah.  He declared he was born Feb 28 1885, a naturalized citizen, and he was then residing at 746 East 4th So., Salt Lake City, Utah, and was a mattress maker employed by a Fred Eberhardt of 735 West Broadway, Salt Lake City.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Mabel Henshaw, of 746 East 4th So., Salt Lake City.  He was recorded as medium height, slender, brown eyes, brown hair.8  

Percy was shown in the 1919 city directory of Salt Lake City, Utah:10

Henshaw Percy A fnshr S L Mattress & Mfg Co r 746 E 4th So.

Percy was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 2 1920), living in (or staying in) a lodging house at 526 East Sixth Street, Los Angeles, California:9

Henshaw, Arthur P, lodger, age 34, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1888, naturalized 1892; married; occupation: mattress maker.
Mabel and children were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), 746 East 4th South Street, Salt Lake City, Utah:2
Henshaw, Mabel, head-of-household, age 34, born in Utah; father born in England; mother born in Wales; married; rented home; occupation: none.
Henshaw, Norman L., son, age 8, born in Utah; father born in England; mother born in Utah; attended school.
Henshaw, Melvin L., son, age 10, born in Utah; father born in England; mother born in Utah; attended school.

Percy was shown in the 1920 city directory of Los Angeles, California:10

Henshaw Percy mattresmkr r560 Stanford av
Percy was shown in the 1921 city directory of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California:10
Henshaw Percy E, mattress mkr Pioneer Rug Wks, r Los Angeles
Percy and Mabel were also shown in the 1919 city directory of Salt Lake City, Utah:10
Henshaw Mrs Mabel r 746 E 4th So.
Henshaw Percy A fnshr r 746 E 4th So.
Percy was shown in the 1923 city directory of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California:10
Henshaw Percy, mattress mkr Pioneer Rug & Mattress Co, r Los Angeles
Percy was shown in the 1924 city directory of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California:10
Henshaw Percy mattressmkr Pioneer Rug & Mattress Co r670 S Fair Oaks
Percy was shown in the 1926 city directory of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California:10
HENSHAW PERCY (Crown City Mattress Works), 56 S Fair Oaks av, Phone Fair Oaks 572, res Los Angeles
Percy was shown in the 1928 city directory of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California:10
HENSHAW PERCY (Crown City Mattress Works), res Los Angeles
Percy was shown in the 1929 city directory of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California:10
HENSHAW PERCY (Crown City Mattress Works), res Los Angeles
Percy was shown in the 1930 city directory of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California:10
HENSHAW PERCY (Crown City Mattress Works), res Los Angeles

Percy and son Norman were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), living with his remarried mother and step-father at 142 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California:5

Bosgieter, John, head-of-household, age 52, born in Holland; parents born in Holland; immigrated 1893, alien; first married at age 25; rented home ($35 rent); radio in home; occupation: construction foreman, petroleum products, oil company; not a war veteran.
Bosgieter, Jemimie [unclear], wife, age 66, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1890, alien; first married at age 20.
Henshaw, Norman L., grandson, age 18, born in Utah; father born in England; mother born in Utah; occupation: carpet worker, dept. store.
Henshaw, Percy, step-son, age 44, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1890, alien; married, first married at age 23; occupation: none; not a war veteran.
Mabel and son Melvin were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 11-12 1930), 428 9th St. East, Salt Lake City, Utah:3
Henshaw, Mabel, head-of-household, age 44, born in Utah; father born in England; mother born in Wales; married, first married at age 23; rented home ($14 rent); no radio in home; occupation: none.
Henshaw, Melvin L., son, age 20, born in Utah; parents born in Utah; occupation: order clerk, hardware co.

Mabel and son Melvin were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 5 1940), 756 Roosevelt Avenue, Salt Lake City, Utah:4

Henshaw, Mabel E., head-of-household, age 54, born in Utah; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; widow; owned home ($2500 value).
Henshaw, Melvin L., son, age 30, born in Utah; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; single; occupation: clerk, hardware store; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1400 wages in 1939.

(photo)Photo: Percy Arthur Henshaw World War I Draft Registration Card 8


Sources

  1. 1910 census, Mantua Precinct, Box Elder County, Utah; roll T624-1602, ED 8, page 131B, line #73, dwelling #124, family #128.
  2. 1920 census, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; roll T625-1867, ED 171, page 5A, line #20, dwelling #91, family #99.
  3. 1930 census, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; roll T626-242-, ED 94, page 11A, line #8, dwelling #176, family #196.
  4. 1940 census, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; roll T627-4223, ED 30-28, page 3B, line #50, household #81.
  5. 1930 census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California; roll T626-147, ED 378, page 2A, line #47, family #37.
  6. Posting Nov 28 2009 by "clicker21" to the Henshaw message board:
    http://boards.rootsweb.com/surnames.henshaw/191/mb.ashx.
  7. 1900 census, West Weber Precinct, Weber County, Utah; roll T623-1688, ED 183, page 17A, line #14, dwelling #281, family #284.
  8. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. 1920 census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California; roll T625-114, ED 413, page 1B, line #64, dwelling #2, family #4.
  10. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by "clicker21".
  12. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  13. California Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.


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