Jefferson L. Henshaw

 1. Jacob Henshaw (1780-1869) m Barbara Shelby (1785-1858)
 2.. Joseph Henshaw (1824-c1870) m Susannah Jane Dunn (1831-1894)
 3... Jefferson L. Henshaw (1864-1943)
      +Anna Mae Keefer (1870-1955)
 4....  Augustus W. Henshaw (1895-) 1,2,3
 4....  Gladys Aline Henshaw (1901-1977) 1,2,4
Jefferson L. Henshaw     [ID 02879] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Oct - 1864, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9  

He married ---.  (First wife's name unknown).  

He then married Anna Mae Keefer, about 1894.1,2  Anna was born Oct - 1870, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,9  

News clipping, Aug 11 1893, Butler Eagle Newspaper, Prospect Weekly Column by G.P. Weigle:10

Jeff. Henshaw and Chas. Kelley mada a business visit to the county seat recently....

News clipping, Jul 4 1895, Butler Eagle Newspaper, Prospect Weekly Column by G.P. Weigle:10

Jeff Henshaw and Smith Kennedy are drilling a water well with a spring pole, a slow process.

News clipping, Jul 1 1897, Butler Eagle Newspaper, Prospect Weekly Column by G.P. Weigle:10

Elmer Wehr and Jeff Henshaw spent a day last week in Harmony, unloading slate for Milleman & Co.

News clipping, Dec 28 1898, Butler Eagle Newspaper, Prospect Weekly Column by G.P. Weigle:10

Miss Emma Henshaw, of Zelienople, was the guest of her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Henshaw, a few days ago.  Emma has grown "like mad" since she went to Zelienople.

News Clipping, Dec 28 1898, Butler Eagle Newspaper, Prospect Weekly Column by G.P. Weigle:10

Henry Keefer and wife, of West Liberty, were guests of his sisters, Mrs. H.A. Kelly and Mrs. J.L. Henshaw, last week.

News clipping, Dec 28 1898, Butler Eagle Newspaper, Prospect Weekly Column by G.P. Weigle:10

Jeff Henshaw has bought the "Kuhn pony", and now Jeff executes some clever riding for us.

News clipping, Aug 31 1899, Butler Eagle Newspaper, Prospect Weekly Column by G.P. Weigle:10

People are notified to keep out of the old Henshaw orchard from this time on.  Some people thought it no sin to take a few apples which were lying on the ground rotting, while there was no overseer, but the orchard is now in the care of J.L. Henshaw for the benefeit of the owner, Mr. Schreiber, of Allegheny.

News clipping, Apr 19 1900, Butler Eagle Newspaper, Prospect Weekly Column by G.P. Weigle:10

At a recent meeting of the town council, J.L. Henshaw was elected street commissioner for the coming year, while a levy of three mills was made for borough work.

Jefferson and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 23 1900), Prospect, Butler County, Pennsylvania:3

Henshaw, Jefferson L., head-of-household, age 35, born Oct 1864 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 7 years; occupation: granite polisher; owned home (mortgaged).
Henshaw, Anna M., wife, age 29, born Oct 1870 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 7 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Augustus W., son, age 5, born Mar 1895 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.

Jefferson and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), Prospect, Butler County, Pennsylvania:2

Henshaw, Jefferson L., head-of-household, age 45, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; second marriage, married 16 years; occupation: granite worker, tombstones; owned home.
Henshaw, Anna M., wife, age 39, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 16 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Augustus W., son, age 15, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Gladys A., daughter, age 8, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.

Jefferson and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 1920), Butler Street, Prospect, Butler County, Pennsylvania:7

Henshaw, Jefferson L., head-of-household, age 55, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; owned home; occupation: marble cutter, tomb stone.
Henshaw, Anna M., wife, age 49, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Gladys A., daughter, age 18, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.

Jefferson and Anna were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 19-21 1930), Butler Street, Prospect, Butler County, Pennsylvania:8

Henshaw, Jefferson L., head-of-household, age 65, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 24; occupation: marble cutter, tombstone works; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Anna M., wife, age 58, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 23.
Austel, Cecil O., grandson, age 8, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.

Jefferson and Anna were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 29 1940), Prospect, Butler County, Pennsylvania:9

Henshaw, Jefferson L., head-of-household, age 75, born in Pennsylvania; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned home ($2000 value).
Henshaw, Anna M., wife, age 69, born in Pennsylvania; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.

Jefferson L. Henshaw died 1943, buried Crown Hill Cemetery, Prospect, Butler County, Pennsylvania.1  

Anna died 1955, buried Crown Hill Cemetery, Prospect, Butler County, Pennsylvania.1  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Kurt Albert ().
  2. 1910 census, Prospect, Franklin Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania; ED 89, page 246A, line #9, dwelling #37, family #39.
  3. 1900 census, Prospect Burough, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1387, ED 75, page 3A, line #7, dwelling #55, family #58.
  4. Marriage record for Gladys Aline Henshaw.
  5. Contribution from Jennifer Hart ().
  6. Henshaw family notes and photos from Cindy Hills Melancon ()
  7. 1920 census, Prospect, Franklin Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1544, ED 47, page 10B, line #60, dwelling #20, family #21.
  8. 1930 census, Prospect, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2010, ED 58, page 4A, line #11, dwelling #88, family #93.
  9. 1940 census, Prospect, Butler County, Pennsylvania; roll T627-3450, ED 10-74, page 7B, line #58, household #157.
  10. Contribution from Kurt Albert () citing:
    A compilation of weekly Butler Eagle Newspaper clippings, written by G.P. Weigle from 1886-1900.


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