George Peter Henshaw

 1. Frederick Handshoe (c1800-?) m Maria P. - (c1808-?)
 2.. Thomas Handshoe (c1849-?) m Alice - (1856-?)
 3... George Peter Henshaw (1877-?)
      +Lizzie - (1879-?)
 4....  Alice S. Henshaw (1898-) 1,2
 4....  Thomas A. Henshaw (c1904-) 2,3
 4....  Edith S. Henshaw (1908-2002) 2,3
George Peter Henshaw     [ID 02213] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

George Peter Henshaw1,3,4 [George Hanshue5].

Born Jan 5 18774,5 [Jan - 18781,6, about 18803], Pennsylvania4,5 [New Jersey2].  

He married Lizzie -1 [Elizabeth -2,3,4,6], about 18981.  Lizzie was born Nov - 18791 [about 18812, about 18833, about 18826], Pennsylvania1.  

George and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), Lopatcong Township, Warren County, New Jersey:1

Henshaw, George, head-of-household, age 22, born Jany 1878 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 2 years; occupation: weaver, silk mill; rented home.
Henshaw, Lizzie, wife, age 20, born Nov 1879 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 2 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Alice, daughter, age 1, born Oct 1898 in New Jersey; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Living next door in 1900 were George's parents and family.7  

George and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey:2

Henshaw, George P., head-of-household, age 33, born in New Jersey; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 12 years; occupation: warper, silk mill; rented home.
Henshaw, Elizabeth, wife, age 29, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 12 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Alice S., daughter, age 11, born in New Jersey; father born in New Jersey; mother born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Thomas A., son, age 6, born in New Jersey; father born in New Jersey; mother born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Edith S., daughter, age 2, born in New Jersey; father born in New Jersey; mother born in Pennsylvania.

On Sep 12 1918 George Peter Henshaw, age 40, registered for the World War I draft in Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey.  He declared he was born Jan 5 1877, and was then residing at 374 Prospect, Phillipsburg, New Jersey where he was a warper employed by Bentley & Tirohey [unclear] of Phillipsburg.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Elizabeth Henshaw of 374 Prospect, Phillipsburg.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair.4  

George and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9 1920), 374 Prospect Street, Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey:3

Henshaw, George, head-of-household, age 40, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; rented home; occupation: [..unclear..], silk mill.
Henshaw, Elizabeth, wife, age 37, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Thomas, son, age 16, born in New Jersey; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Edith, daughter, age 12, born in New Jersey; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Cole, Milton, boarder, age 26, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; occupation: loom fixer, silk mill.

George and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930), 384 Prospect Street, Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey:6

Henshaw, George P., head-of-household, age 52, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 20; owned home ($7000 value); radio in home; occupation: salesman, grocery store; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Elizabeth, wife, age 48, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 16.
Kressler, Russel L., son-in-law, age 27, born in New Jersey; father born in New Jersey; mother born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 23; occupation: crain [sic] operator, steel plant; not a war veteran.
Kressler, Edith S., daughter, age 22, born in New Jersey; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 17.
Living two houses away in 1930 was the family of brother Ira.8  


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Lopatcong Township, Warren County, New Jersey; roll T623-998, ED 192, page 11B, line #70, dwelling #207, family #214.
  2. 1910 census, 6th Ward, Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey; roll T624-912, ED 148, page 182A, line #50, dwelling #140, family #141.
  3. 1920 census, 6th Ward, Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey; roll T625-1073, ED 176, page 10B, line #83, dwelling #203, family #217.
  4. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. 1880 census, Lower Nazareth Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1162, ED 86, page 106C, line #8, dwelling #12, family #12.
  6. 1930 census, 6th Ward, Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey; roll T626-1391, ED 31, page 12B, line #57, dwelling #253, family #267.
  7. 1900 census, Lopatcong Township, Warren County, New Jersey; roll T623-998, ED 192, page 11B, line #66, dwelling #206, family #213.
  8. 1930 census, 6th Ward, Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey; roll T626-1391, ED 31, page 12B, line #51, dwelling #251, family #265.


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