Charles W. Henshaw

 1. Thomas Henshaw (c1650-1700) m Hannah Cleveland (1653-1737)
 2.. Thomas Henshaw (1680-1726) m Mary Brooks (1688-?)
 3... William Henshaw (1715-1801) m Priscilla Reed (1715-1748)
 4.... Thomas Henshaw (1748-?) m Sarah Lamb 
 5..... Foster Henshaw (c1803-1888) m Caroline D. - (1823-1903)
 6...... Charles W. Henshaw (1855-1914)
         +Annie E. Cunningham (1857-1939)
Charles W. Henshaw     [ID 02623] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jan - 1855, Washington, D.C.1,2,3,4,5  

He married Annie E. Cunningham, about 1880.3,4,5  Annie, daughter of George F. + Mary R. Cunningham, was born June - 1857, Washington, D.C.3,4,5,6,7  

Charles and Annie were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 14 1880), living in his parents' household at 613 B Street S.E., Washington, D.C.:3

Henshaw, Charles W., son, age 25, born in D.C.; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Maine; printer.
Henshaw, Annie, daughter-in-law, age 23, born in D.C.; parents born in D.C.

Charles was shown in the 1881 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8

Henshaw Charles W, printer, 613 B se
Henshaw Foster, 613 B se
Charles was shown in the 1884 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Charles W, printer, 615 [sic] B se
Henshaw Foster, 613 B se
Charles was shown in the 1885 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Charles W, printer, 613 B se
Henshaw Foster, 613 B se
Charles was shown in the 1886 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Charles W, clk, 613 B se
Henshaw Foster, 613 B se
Charles was shown in the 1887 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Charles W, g pr o, 613 B se
Henshaw Foster, 613 B se
Charles was shown in the 1888 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Charles W, printer, 613 B se
Henshaw Foster, 613 B se
Charles was shown in the 1889 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Charles W, printer, 613 B se
Henshaw Foster, 613 B se
Charles was shown in the 1890 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8,9
Henshaw Caroline D, wid Foster, 613 B se
Henshaw Charles W, printer, 613 B se
Charles was shown in the 1891 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Caroline D, wid Foster, 613 B se
Henshaw Charles W, printer, 613 B se
Charles was shown in the 1892 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Caroline D, wid Foster, 613 B se
Henshaw Charles W, printer, 1101 N C av se
Charles was shown in the 1893 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Caroline D, wid Foster, 1101 N C av se
Henshaw Charles W, printer, 1101 N C av se
Charles was shown in the 1894 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Caroline D, wid Foster, 1105 E Cap
Henshaw Charles W, printer, 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1895 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Charles W, printer, 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1896 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Charles W, 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1897 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Caroline, wid Foster, 1105 E Cap
Henshaw Charles W, compositor, 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1898 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Caroline, wid Foster, 1105 E Capitol
Henshaw Charles W, printer, 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1899 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Caroline D, wid Foster, 1105 E Capitol
Henshaw Charles W, compositor, 1105 E Capitol

Charles and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 9 1900), 1105 Lincoln Square, Washington, D.C.:4

Henshaw, Charles W., head-of-household, age 45, born Jan 1855 in District of Columbia; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Maine; married 20 years; occupation: compositor, govt.; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Annie E., wife, age 42, born June 1857 in District of Columbia; father born in District of Columbia; mother born in Maryland; married 20 years; no children.
Henshaw, Caroline D., mother, age 77, born Feb 1823 in Maine; parents born in Maine; widow; 1 child, 1 living.
Cunningham, George F., father-in-law, age 73, born June 1826 in District of Columbia; father born in Scotland; mother born in District of Columbia; married 53 years; occupation: machinist, govt.
Cunningham, Mary R., mother-in-law, age 72, born Jan 1828 in Maryland; father born in Holland; mother born in Maryland; married 53 years; 11 children, 4 living.
Cunningham, James F., brother-in-law, age 48, born Oct 1851 in District of Columbia; father born in District of Columbia; mother born in Maryland; single; occupation: machinist, govt.

Charles was shown in the 1900 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8

Henshaw Caroline, wid Foster, 1105 E Capitol
Henshaw Charles W, g pr o, 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1901 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Caroline D, wid Foster, 1105 E Capitol
Henshaw Charles W, printer, 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1902 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Caroline D, wid Foster, 1105 E Capitol
Henshaw Charles W, compositor, 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1903 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Caroline D, wid Foster, h 1105 E Capitol
Henshaw Charles W, printer, h 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1904 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Charles W, g pr o, 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1905 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Charles W, g pr o, 1105 E Capitol

The following article was published in "The Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.) on Jan 20 1905:10

Contributions to Associated Charities

Mr. John Joy Edson, treasurer of the Associated Charities, acknowledges the receipt of the following contributions:

...  

Mrs. Charles W. Henshaw, $2.

Charles was shown in the 1906 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8

Henshaw Chas W, libr cong, 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1907 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Chas W, libr cong, 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1908 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Chas W, g ptg o, 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1909 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Chas W, g ptg o, 1105 E Capitol

Charles and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), 1105 East Capitol Square S.E., Washington, D.C.:5

Henshaw, Charles W., head-of-household, age 55, born in District of Columbia; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Maine; first marriage, married 30 years; occupation: compositor, printing office; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Annie E., wife, age 52, born in District of Columbia; father born in District of Columbia; mother born in Maryland; first marriage, married 30 years; no children.
Cunningham, George F., father-in-law, age 83, born in District of Columbia; father born in Scotland; mother born in District of Columbia; first marriage, married 63 years.
Cunningham, Mary R., mother-in-law, age 82, born in Maryland; father born in Germany; mother born in Maryland; first marriage, married 63 years; 11 children, 4 living.
Cunningham, James F., brother-in-law, age 58, born in District of Columbia; father born in District of Columbia; mother born in Maryland; single; occupation: machinist, Navy yard.

Charles was shown in the 1912 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8

Henshaw Chas W, g ptg o, 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1913 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Chas W, g ptg o, 1105 E Capitol
Charles was shown in the 1914 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8
Henshaw Chas W, printer g ptg o, h 1105 E Capitol

The following article was published in "The Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.) on Jan 4 1914:11

National Capital Council at its last meeting elected the following officers:

...  

trustees William Briggs, Asa I. Harris, Charles W. Henshaw;

...

Charles W. Henshaw died Dec 24 1914, buried Dec 26 1914, Range 3, Site 34, Historic Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E Street SE, Washington, D.C.12,13  

Charles' obituary was published in "The Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.) on Friday, December 25, 1914:12

C. W. HENSHAW IS DEAD.
  

Government Printing Office Employe
Was Mason and Knight Templar.
  

Charles W. Henshaw, for more than 50 years a resident of East Washington, died Thursday morning after a brief illness with pleuro-pneumonia.  Mr. Henshaw had been an employe of the government printing office for many years and a member of Columbia Typographical Union.  He was a past master of Hope Lodge, No. 20, F. A. A. M.; a member of Columbia Chapter, Royal Arch Masons, and of Columbia Commandery, No. 2, Knight's Templar.  He was also past president of the National Union, and an enthusiastic member of that organization.  

Mr. Henshaw is survived by a wife, Mrs. Annie E. Henshaw, and a sister, Mrs. Nellie Fullmer, of Philadelphia.  He will be buried with Masonic honors.

The following article was published in "The Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.) on Jan 27 1915:14

Estate of Charles W. Henshaw; will dated September 14, 1901, filed.

The following article was published in "The Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.) on Aug 14 1915:15

Estate of Charles W. Henshaw; petition to invest.  Attorney, G. E. Fleming.

The following article was published in "The Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.) on Sep 5 1915:16

Estate of Charles W. Henshaw; entry of appearance.  Attorney, I. S. Lyon.

Widow Anna was shown in the 1916 city directory of Washington, D.C.:8

Henshaw Anna E (wid Chas W), r 507 E Capitol

Widow Annie was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 18 1920), St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, D.C.:6

Henshaw, Annie, patient, age 63, born in District of Columbia; father born in U.S.; mother born in District of Columbia; widow; occupation: none.

Widow Annie was again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 9 1930), St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, D.C.:7

Henshaw, Annie E., age 73, born in District of Columbia; parents born in District of Columbia; widow.
Also in the same hospital in 1930 was Charles' second cousin Henry Wetherbee Henshaw.17  

Annie died Apr 5 1939, buried Range 92, Site 225, Historic Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E Street SE, Washington, D.C.13  


Sources

  1. 1860 census, Ward 4, Washington, D.C.; roll M653-103, page 524, line #8, dwelling #922, family #863.
  2. 1870 census, Ward 5, Washington, D.C.; roll M593-125, page 118, line #29, dwelling #1788, family #1924.
  3. 1880 census, Washington, D.C.; roll T9-0124, ED 74, page 114B, line #12, dwelling #447, family #519.
  4. 1900 census, Washington, D.C.; roll T623-163, ED 124, page 19A, line #35, dwelling #285, family #308.
  5. 1910 census, Washington, D.C.; roll T624-152, ED 102, page 81A, line #40, dwelling #25, family #27.
  6. 1920 census, Washington, D.C.; roll T625-211, ED 361, page 20A, line #15.
  7. 1930 census, Precinct 11, Washington, D.C.; roll T626-302, ED 344, page 19B, line #98.
  8. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta); http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Washington, D.C. City Directory, 1890; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. "The Washington Post", Jan 20 1905; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. "The Washington Post", Jan 4 1914; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Obituary of Charles W. Henshaw; "The Washington Post", Jan 4 1914.
  13. Contribution from Sandra Schmidt, Association for the Preservation of Historic Congressional Cemetery: http://www.congressionalcemetery.org.
  14. "The Washington Post", Jan 27 1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. "The Washington Post", Aug 14 1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. "The Washington Post", Sep 5 1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. 1930 census, Precinct 11, Washington, D.C.; roll T626-302, ED 344, page 19B, line #99.


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