Chester Peake Henshaw

 1. Abner Z. Henshaw (1847-?) m Ella E. - (1849-?)
 2.. Chester Peake Henshaw (1887-?)
     +Margaret E. McBride (c1893-)
 3...  Chester Peake Henshaw, Jr. (1909-) 1,2,3
 3...  Charles Theodore "Ted" Henshaw (1911-2006) 2,3
Chester Peake Henshaw     [ID 18519] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jun 4 1887, Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts.1,2,4,5,6  (Jun - 1886).7  

He married Margaret E. McBride, about 1909.1,3  Margaret was born about 1893, Massachusetts.1,2  (c1892).3  

Chester and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 22 1910), living with Margaret's parents and family in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts:1

McBride, Mrs. Jane, head-of-household, age 46, born in England; parents born in England; widow; 6 children, 5 living; occupation: none; rented home.
McBride, Henry J., son, age 25, born in Canada; father born in Canada; mother born in England; occupation: meter inspector, Gen. Electric Co.
McBride, Charles P., son, age 21, born in Canada; father born in Canada; mother born in England; occupation: tool maker, Gen. Electric Co.
McBride, Martha C., daughter, age 14, born in Massachusetts; father born in Canada; mother born in England; attended school.
McBride, Fredrick J., son, age 11, born in Massachusetts; father born in Canada; mother born in England; attended school.
Henshaw, Mrs. Margaret E., daughter, age 17, born in Massachusetts; father born in Canada; mother born in England; first marriage, married 1 year; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Chester P., son-in-law, age 22, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; first marriage, married 1 year; occupation: salesman, dye house.
Henshaw, Chester F., grandson, age 5 months, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.

Chester and family were shown in the 1916 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:8

Henshaw Charles S mgr 915 Boylston h at Belmont
Henshaw Chester P salesman 141 Milk rm 844 h at Wakefield
Henshaw Edward ins agent 92 Water rm 3 rms 312 Columbus av
Henshaw Francis & Co (Walter Jackson, Charles H Hooke, Malcolm N Jackson, Wm A Colcord) stockbrokers 97 Milk
Henshaw Harriet I widow Edwin V h 87 Camden
Henshaw John O iron 79 Milk rm 712 h at Camb
Henshaw Joseph P B ins 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Motor Co 915 Boylston service station 722 Beacon

On Jun 5 1917 Chester Peake Henshaw, age 30, registered for the World War I draft in Wakefield, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  He declared he was born June 4 1887 in Lynn, Massachusetts, and was then residing at 25 Byron St., Wakefield where he had a wife and two children and was a traveling salesman employed by the Oakes Mfg. Co. of Long Island City, New York.  he was recorded as tall, medium build, gray eyes, brown hair.4  

Chester and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 12 1920), Wakefield, Middlesex County, Massachusetts:2

Henshaw, Chester P., head-of-household, age 31, born in Massachusetts; father born in Canada; mother born in Maine; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: commercial [..unclear..].
Henshaw, Margaret E., wife, age 26, born in Massachusetts; father born in Canada; mother born in Wales.
Henshaw, Chester P. Jr., son, age 10, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Henshaw, Charles T., son, age 8, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; attended school.

Chester and family were shown in the 1921 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:8

Henshaw Charles S pres and treas Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av h at Belmont
Henshaw Chester P salesman 141 Milk rm 844 h at Wakefield
Henshaw Edward ins agt 92 Water rm 3 rms 1018 Commonwealth av Alls
Henshaw John O iron 79 Milk rm 712 h at Camb
Henshaw Joseph P B ins 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av Alls service sta 12 Griggs do
Henshaw Richard D salesman 989 Commonwealth av Alls h 1086 do
Chester and family were shown in the 1922 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:8
Henshaw Charles S pres and treas Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av h at Belmont
Henshaw Chester P salesman 141 Milk rm 843 h at Wakefield
Henshaw Edward ins agt 92 Water rm 3
Henshaw John O iron 79 Milk rm 712 h at Camb
Henshaw Joseph P B ins broker 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av Alls service sta 12 Griggs do
Henshaw Richard D salesman 989 Commonwealth av Alls h 1086 do
Chester and family were shown in the 1923 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:8
Henshaw Charles S pres and treas Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av h at Belmont
Henshaw Chester P salesman 141 Milk rm 843 h at Wakefield
Henshaw Edward ins agt 92 Water rm 3 res at B'line
Henshaw John O iron 79 Milk rm 712 h at Camb
Henshaw Joseph P B ins broker 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Leonard M h 330 Summit av Br
Henshaw L M Mrs res 1718 Commonwealth av Br
Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av Alls service sta 12 Griggs do
Henshaw Richard D salesman 989 Commonwealth av Alls h 1086 do
Chester and family were shown in the 1924 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:8
Henshaw Charles S pres and treas Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av Alls h at Belmont
Henshaw Chester P salesman 141 Milk rm 843 h at Wakefield
Henshaw Edward ins agt 92 Water rm 3 res at B'line
Henshaw John O iron 79 Milk rm 712 h at Camb
Henshaw Joseph P B ins broker 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av Alls service sta 12 Griggs do
Henshaw Richard D salesman 989 Commonwealth av Alls h 1086 do

Chester was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), living alone in Winhall, Bennington County, Vermont:5

Henshaw, Chester P., head-of-household, age 42, born in Massachusetts; father born in Canada; mother born in Maine; married, first married at age 22; owned home ($600 value); no radio in home; occupation: painter, auto and sign; not a war veteran.
Margaret and children were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 7 1930), 25 Byron, Wakefield, Middlesex County, Massachusetts:3
Henshaw, Margaret E., head-of-household, age 38, born in Massachusetts; father born in Canada; mother born in England; married, first married at age 18; owned home ($6,000 value); radio in home; occupation: none.
Henshaw, Chester P. Jr., son, age 20, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; occupation: stock boy, garage; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Charles T., son, age 18, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; attended school.

In 1942 Chester Peake Henshaw, age 54, registered for the World War II draft in Bennington County, Vermont.  He declared he was born June 4 1887 in Lynn Massachusetts, and was then residing in Winhall, Bennington County, Vermont (mailing address Bondville, Vermont) where he was employed by the Rutland Daily Herald, Rutland, Vermont (employed at Bondville, Bennington County, Vermont).  He declared his contact person was Frederick Lyons of Bondville.6  


Sources

  1. 1910 census, 6th Ward, Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts; roll T624-585, ED 402, page 3B, line #55, dwelling #15, family #48.
  2. 1920 census, Wakefield, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll T625-716, ED 480, page 14A, line #43, dwelling #238, family #280.
  3. 1930 census, Wakefield, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll T626-929, ED 480, page 5B, line #69, dwelling #102, family #110.
  4. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. 1930 census, Winhall, Bennington County, Vermont; roll T626-2426, ED 27, page 1A, line #1, dwelling #1, family #1.
  6. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. 1900 census, 6th Ward, Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts; roll T623-645, ED 396, page 13B, line #63, dwelling #154, family #245.
  8. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.


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