Eli Clair Henshaw

 1. Eli Henshaw (c1815-?) m Mary - (c1822-?)
 2.. Sylvanus Henshaw (1854-1940) m Ella L. Fisher (1859-?)
 3... Eli Clair Henshaw (1885-1960)
      +Estella E. Rader (1888-1984)
 4....  Janet L. Henshaw (1912-2013) 1,2,3,4
 4....  Beryl C. Henshaw (1914-2003) 1,2,3,4,5
 4....  Betty E. Henshaw (c1923-) 2,3,4,5
 4....  Geraldine V. Henshaw (1927-) 2,3,4,5
Eli Clair Henshaw     [ID 18325] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Sep 7 1885, Connoquenessing, Butler County, Pennsylvania.1,2,5,6,7,8,9,10  

He married Estella E. Rader, about 1909.1,2,3,7,11  Estella was born Sep 28 1888, Pennsylvania.1,2,5,7,10,11  

Eli and Stella were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), living with Eli's parents, Renfrew Street, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania:7

Henshaw, Eli C., son, age 24, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 0 years; occupation: carpenter, house.
Henshaw, Stella E., daughter-in-law, age 21, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 0 years; no children.

On Sep 12 1918 Eli C. Henshaw, age 33, registered for the World War I draft in Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania.  He declared he was born Sept 7 1885, and was then residing in Connoquenessing, Butler County, Pennsylvania where he was a carpenter.  He declared his nearest relative was Estella Henshaw of Connoquenessing.  He was recorded as medium height, slender, gray eyes, brown hair.8  

Eli and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 5 1920), Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania:1

Henshaw, Eli C., head-of-household, age 34, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; occupation: carpenter, dwelling houses.
Henshaw, Stella E., wife, age 30, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Janet L., daughter, age 7, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Beryl C., son, age 5, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Living next door in 1920 were Eli's parents and family.12  

Eli and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 5 1930), Reibold St., Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania:2

Henshaw, Eli C., head-of-household, age 44, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 23; owned home ($3000 value); no radio in home; occupation: carpenter, house; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Estella E., wife, age 41, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 20.
Henshaw, Janet L., daughter, age 18, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Beryl C., son, age 15, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Betty E., daughter, age 7, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Geraldine V., daughter, age 2 years 9 months, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Living next door in 1930 were Eli's parents;13 one more house away was the family of sister Stella.14  

Eli and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 25 1940), Constitution Ave., Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania:5

Henshaw, Eli, head-of-household, age 54, born in Pennsylvania; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned home ($4000 value); occupation: carpenter, building trades; worked 30 weeks in 1939; $1000 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Estelle, wife, age 51, born in Pennsylvania; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Henshaw, Beryl, son, age 25, born in Pennsylvania; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: carpenter, building trades; worked 30 weeks in 1939; $900 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Betty, daughter, age 17, born in Pennsylvania; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Henshaw, Geraldine, daughter, age 12, born in Pennsylvania; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.

In 1942 Eli Clair Henshaw, age 56, registered for the World War II draft in Butler County, Pennsylvania.  He declared he was born 9 7 1885 in Connoquenessing, Pennsylvania, and was then still residing in Connoquenessing, Butler County, Pennsylvania where he was self-employed.  He declared his relative/contact was Estella Henshaw of Connoquenessing.9  

Eli Clair Henshaw died Jul 18 1960, buried Butler County Memorial Park, Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania.3,10  

Estella died Aug - 1984, buried Butler County Memorial Park, Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania.10,11  

Social Security information for Estella E. Rader: 187-36-9085


Sources

  1. 1920 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1544, ED 39, page 4B, line #77, dwelling #83, family #87.
  2. 1930 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2009, ED 28, page 4B, line #55, dwelling #99, family #105.
  3. Contribution from Sue Henshaw Robinson, citing: family bible.
  4. Obituary of Janet L. Henshaw.
  5. 1940 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T627-3449, ED 19-25, page 4B, line #31, household #108.
  6. 1900 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1386, ED 68, page 12B, line #89, dwelling #252, family #256.
  7. 1910 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1321, ED 83, page 1A, line #24, dwelling #6, family #7.
  8. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. http://www.findagrave.com.
  11. "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
  12. 1920 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1544, ED 39, page 4B, line #81, dwelling #84, family #88.
  13. 1930 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2009, ED 28, page 4B, line #53, dwelling #98, family #104.
  14. 1930 census, Connoquenessing Borough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2009, ED 28, page 4A, line #49, dwelling #97, family #103.


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