Ephraim Joseph Henshaw

 1. (unknown) Henshaw 
 2.. John Henry Henshaw (?-c1901)
 3... Ephraim Joseph Henshaw (1878-1965)
      +Catherine Curry (c1877-?)
 4....  John A. Henshaw (c1901-) 1,2
 4....  Ann Henshaw (c1904-) 2,3
 4....  Francis J. Henshaw (c1906-) 2,3
 4....  James A. Henshaw (1909-1984) 2,3,4
Ephraim Joseph Henshaw     [ID 18283] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Oct 5 1878, Oldham, Lancashire, England.1,2,3,5,6,7  

He married Catherine Curry, 1900, Oldham, Lancashire.2,3,4,8  Catherine, daughter of Hugh + E.A. Curry, was born about 1877, Oldham, Lancashire, England.1,2,3,9  

Ephraim and family were shown in the 1901 census, Oldham, Lancashire, England:1

Ephraim Henshaw, head-of-household, age 22, born in Oldham, Lancashire.
Catherine Henshaw, wife, age 24, born in Oldham, Lancashire.
John H. Henshaw, son, age 3 months, born in Oldham, Lancashire.

Ephraim and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 26 1910), Central Falls, Providence County, Rhode Island:2

Henshaw, Ephrem, head-of-household, age 31, born in England; father born in England; mother born in Ireland; immigrated 1909, alien; first marriage; occupation: [..unclear..], mill; rented home.
Henshaw, Cathrine, wife, age 33, born in England; parents born in England; first marriage; 5 children, 4 living.
Henshaw, John, son, age 9, born in England; parents born in England; attended school.
Henshaw, Ann, daughter, age 6, born in England; parents born in England; attended school.
Henshaw, Frank, son, age 4, born in England; parents born in England.
Henshaw, James, son, age 11 months [unclear], born in Rhode Island; parents born in England.

On Sep 12 1918 Ephraim Henshaw, age 39, registered for the World War I draft in Central Falls, Providence County, Rhode Island.  He declared he was born Oct 5th 1878, and was a janitor employed by the Jenks Spinning Co.  He declared his nearest relative was Catherine Henshaw.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, gray eyes, dark hair.5  

Ephraim and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 5 1920), Central Falls, Providence County, Rhode Island:3

Henshaw, Ephraim, head-of-household, age 41, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1907, naturalized; rented home; occupation: janitor, spinning mill.
Henshaw, Catherine, wife, age 42, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1907, alien.
Henshaw, Anny [unclear], daughter, age 16, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1907, alien; occupation: spooler [..unclear..], thread mill.
Henshaw, Francis, son, age 13, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1907, alien; attended school.
Henshaw, James, son, age 10, born in Rhode Island; parents born in England; attended school.

Ephraim and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 17 1930), Central Falls, Providence County, Rhode Island:4

Henshaw, Ephraim, head-of-household, age 62, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1907, naturalized; first married at age 22; owned home ($7000 value); radio in home; occupation: janitor, mill; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Clatherine, wife, age 63, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1907, naturalized; first married at age 23.
Henshaw, James, son, age 20, born in Rhode Island; parents born in England; occupation: dealer, milk wagon.
Living in the same dwelling in 1930 was the family of son John.10  

Ephraim and family were shown in the 1933-1934 city directory for Central Falls, Rhode Island:11

Henshaw, Ephraim J (Catherine) jan h 734 Lonsdale ave CF
Henshaw, Jas A (Annie) weaver h 734 Lonsdale ave CF
Henshaw, John A (Gladys) lab h 734 Lonsdale ave CF

Ephraim and family were shown in the 1941 city directory for Central Falls, Rhode Island:12

Henshaw, Ephraim J (Catherine) clk Mrs Mary Renasiewicz h 734 Lonsdale ave CF
Henshaw, Francis r 734 Lonsdale ave CF
Henshaw, Francis J (Rose) slsmn h 734 Lonsdale ave CF
Henshaw, Gladys Mrs h 734 Lonsdale ave CF
Henshaw, Hugh r 734 Lonsdale ave CF
Henshaw, Jas A (Anna P) mach h 589 Pine CF

On Apr 27 1942 Ephraim Joseph Henshaw, age 63, registered for the World War II draft in Central Falls, Providence County, Rhode Island.  He declared he was born Oct 5 1878 in Lancashire, England, and was then residing at 734 Lonsdale Ave. in Central Falls, employed by the Sayles Bleachery of Saylesville, Rhode Island.  He declared his relative/contact was Catharine Henshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as 5' 4" tall, 130 lbs., gray eyes, gray hair, light complexion.7  

Ephraim Joseph Henshaw died Feb - 1965.6  

Social Security information for Ephraim Joseph Henshaw: 039-03-7148


Sources

  1. 1901 England Census, St. Stephen & All Martyrs parishes, Oldham, Lancashire; PRO Film RG13, Piece #3814, Folio #81, page 19, household #140; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. 1910 census, 4th Ward, Central Falls, Providence County, Rhode Island; roll T624-1438, ED 72, page 13B, line #57, dwelling #103, family #250.
  3. 1920 census, Central Falls, Providence County, Rhode Island; roll T625-1673, ED 83, page 5A, line #9, dwelling #44, family #90.
  4. 1930 census, Central Falls, Providence County, Rhode Island; roll T626-2170, ED 170, page 21B, line #87, dwelling #220, family #483.
  5. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. "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
  7. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index: 1837-1983; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. 1881 LDS census index, 48 Radcliffe St., Oldham, Lancashire; PRO Reference RG11, Piece #4069, Folio #33, page 14.
  10. 1930 census, Central Falls, Providence County, Rhode Island; roll T626-2170, ED 170, page 21B, line #79, dwelling #220, family #482.
  11. Pawtucket and Central Falls, Rhode Island city directory, Aug 1933-1934;
    "Rhode Island City Directories", http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Pawtucket and Central Falls, Rhode Island city directory, 1941;
    "Rhode Island City Directories", http://www.ancestry.com.


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