Mary Catherine Henshaw

 1. John J. Henshaw (1812-1894) m Margaret Rouzer (1840-1893)
 2.. Mary Catherine Henshaw (1872-1946)
     +Morris Lincoln Rouzer (1866-1950)
Mary Catherine Henshaw     [ID 02104] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Mary Catherine Henshaw1 [Mamie Henshaw1].

Born Feb 28 1872, Maryland.1,2,3  

She married Morris Lincoln Rouzer, about 1894.1,3  Morris was born Dec 4 1866, Thurmont, Frederick County, Maryland.1,3  

Children:

Helen M. Rouzer, born Jun 22 1894, Maryland; died Feb 24 1964; married H. J. Snead (child: Robert J. Snead). 1,3
Dorothy Grace Rouzer, born Dec 20 1895, Thurmont, Maryland; died Feb 18 1976, Washington, D.C.; married Victor M Birely (child: William Cramer Birely, born Nov 13 1919). 1,3
John M. Rouzer, born Feb 4 1898, Maryland; died Mar 17 1963; married Edna E. --. 1,3
Carroll H. Rouzer. 1
James W. Rouzer, born 1912; died 1933. 1

Mary and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), Mechanicstown, Frederick County, Maryland:3

Rouzer, Morris, head-of-household, age 33, born Dec 1866 in Maryland; parents born in Maryland; married 6 years; rented home.
Rouzer, Mary C., wife, age 28, born Feb 1872 in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; married 6 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Rouzer, Helen M., daughter, age 5, born June 1894 in Maryland; parents born in Maryland.
Rouzer, Dorothy G., daughter, age 4, born Dec 1895 in Maryland; parents born in Maryland.
Rouzer, John M., son, age 2, born Feb 1898 in Maryland; parents born in Maryland.
Henshaw, William R., brother-in-law, age 31, born Mch 1869 in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; single; occupation: tinner & plumber.
Henshaw, M. Grace, sister-in-law, age 25, born Dec 1874 in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; single; occupation: teacher.
Henshaw, Anna E., sister-in-law, age 21, born Feb 1879 in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; single.
Henshaw, John H, brother-in-law, age 33, born Mch 1867 in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; single; occupation: solicitor for adv. co.

Mary Catherine Henshaw died Nov 1 1946, at her home, Carroll Street, Thurmont, Frederick County, Maryland; age 74y 8m 3d.1  

Mary's obituary was published in "The Frederick Post" (Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland) on Saturday, November 2, 1946:1

MRS. MARY CATHERINE ROUZER, wife of Morris L. Rouzer and daughter of the late Dr. John J. and Margaret Rouzer Henshaw, died at her home on Carroll street, Thurmont, early Friday morning after an illness of six weeks.  She was aged 74 years, eight months and three days.  

Surviving in addition to her husband are the following children: Mrs. H. J. Snead, Mrs. V. M. Birely, Carroll H. Rouzer, all of Washington, and John M. Rouzer, Hagerstown; also seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.  One brother, John H. Henshaw, Baltimore; another brother, William R. Henshaw, Thurmont, and two sisters, Misses M. Grace and Anna E. Henshaw, of Thurmont, also survive.  

Funeral services will be conducted from the late residence by Rev. Charles H. Corbett, pastor of St. John's Lutheran church, Thurmont, where the deceased was a member on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Interment in the United Bretheran church cemetery, Thurmont.  

W. Z. Willhide, funeral director.

Morris died Nov 14 1950, at his daughter's home, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland; age 83.1  

Morris' obituary was published in "The Frederick Post" (Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland) on Wednesday, November 15, 1950:1

MORRIS L. ROUZER, 83, Thurmont, died Tuesday noon at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Helen Sneed, Bethesda.  

His wife, the late Mrs. Mamie Henshaw Rouzer, predeceased him several years.  

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran church and the I.O.O.F., Thurmont.  

Surviving him are these children, Mrs. Sneed, Bethesda; Mrs. Victor Birely, Washington; John Rouzer, Thurmont; Carroll Rouzer, Washington; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Luther Rouzer, Baltimore, and Arthur Rouzer, Thurmont.  

The body rests at the funeral home in Thurmont where friends may call.  

Funeral services will be conducted there Thursday at 3:30 p.m.  Rev. Charles H. Corbett will officiate.  

Interment in Thurmont United Brethren cemetery.  

M. L. Creager and Son, funeral directors.


Sources

  1. http://www.findagrave.com.
  2. 1880 census, Mechanicstown, Frederick County, Maryland; roll T9-510, ED 88, page 471D, line #18, dwelling #434, family #434.
  3. 1900 census, Mechanicstown, Frederick County, Maryland; roll T623-622, ED 28, page 5A, line #13, dwelling #90, family #94.


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