Effie Mae Henshaw

 1. Martin Henshaw (c1824-?) m Jane - (c1820-?)
 2.. Eli Bannister Henshaw (1849-1928) m California Raiford (1853-1933)
 3... Effie Mae Henshaw (1889-1971)
      +John Robert Gay (1881-1957)
      +- Overturf 
Effie Mae Henshaw     [ID 02914] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Effie Mae Henshaw1,2,3,4 [Effie Lu Hinshaw5,6].

Born Mar - 18895,7,8,9,10 [Mar 8 18881,2,4], Arkansas5,7,8,9,10.  

She married John Robert Gay, Aug 5 1908, Columbia County, Arkansas.10,11  John, son of Francis Marion Gay & Mary Abbie Allen1,4,6,8, was born Nov 14 18811,4,6,8, Cleburne County, Alabama1,4,6,8 [Georgia3].  

Children:1,3,8,9

Ida Gay, born Aug 22 1906, Arkansas; died Sep 12 1982, Ringgold, Catoosa County, Georgia; married Isaac Felton Casey.
Arthur Oscar Gay, born Oct 13 1909, Arkansas; died Dec 1 1975, Denison, Grayson County, Texas; buried Macomb Cemetery. 4
Loyal Dewitt Gay, born Jun 8 1912, Arkansas; died Oct 14 1973, buried Macomb Cemetery, Grayson County, Texas. 4
John W. Gay, born 1924, Texas; died 2002, buried Sherman Cemetery, Grayson County, Texas; married Jenny --. 4

Effie and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 29 1910), Lamartine Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:8

Gay, John R., head-of-household, age 28, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; married 1 year; occupation: farmer, farm; rented farm.
Gay, Effie, wife, age 21, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; married 1 year; 1 child.
Gay, Arthur O., son, age 6 months, born in Arkansas; father born in Alabama; mother born in Arkansas.

On Sep 12 1918 John Robert Gay, age 37, registered for the World War I draft in Columbia County, Arkansas.  He declared he was born Nov 14 1881, and was then residing in Waldo, Columbia County, Arkansas, occupied in farming and employed by W.C. Bright of Waldo.  He declared his nearest relative was Effie Lu Gay of Waldo.  He was recorded as tall, slender, blue eyes, black hair.6  

Effie and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 16 1920), 500 Main Street, Denison, Grayson County, Texas:3

Gay, John R., head-of-household, age 38, born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia; rented home; occupation: laborer, steel gang.
Gay, Effie M, wife, age 30, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Gay, Ida, daughter, age 14, born in Arkansas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Arkansas; attended school.
Gay, Arthur, son, age 10, born in Arkansas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Arkansas; attended school.
Gay, Loil, son, age 8, born in Arkansas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Arkansas; attended school.

Effie and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 7 1930), 317 West Acheson Street, Denison, Grayson County, Texas:9

Gay, John R., head-of-household, age 47, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 26; rented home ($10.00 rent); no radio in home; occupation: janitor, public school; not a war veteran.
Gay, Effie, wife, age 41, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; first married at age 20.
Gay, Arthur O., son, age 20, born in Arkansas; father born in Alabama; mother born in Arkansas; occupation: mechanic, Ford plant; not a war veteran.
Gay, Loyl, son, age 18, born in Arkansas; father born in Alabama; mother born in Arkansas; occupation: cook, restaurant; not a war veteran.
Gay, John W., son, age 5, born in Texas; father born in Alabama; mother born in Arkansas.

John died Nov 9 1957, Denison, Grayson County, Texas; buried Macomb Cemetery, Whitesboro, Grayson County, Texas.1,4,12  

She then married - Overturf.12  

Effie Mae Henshaw died Aug 19 1971, Denison, Grayson County, Texas; buried Macomb Cemetery, Whitesboro, Grayson County, Texas.1,2,4,12

(photo)Photo: Effie M. Henshaw & John Robert Gay gravestone Macomb Cemetery 4


Sources

  1. Ancestry Family Tree data "CandaceGedComDec2006" posted by "Gravelle0157".
  2. Ancestry Family Tree data "Hinshaw Family Tree" posted by "PurpleLady83".
  3. 1920 census, 6th Ward, Denison, Grayson County, Texas; roll T625-1809, ED 97, page 12A, line #18, dwelling #248, family #267.
  4. http://www.findagrave.com.
  5. 1900 census, Alabama Township, Nevada County, Arkansas; ED 77, page 119B (sheet 15B), line #76, dwelling #247, family #248.
  6. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Contribution from C. Elton Hinshaw.
  8. 1910 census, Lamartine Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; roll T624-46, ED 68, page 17B, line #92, dwelling #258, family #263.
  9. 1930 census, 5th Ward, Denison, Grayson County, Texas; roll T626-2338, ED 26, page 10B, line #55, dwelling #217, family #264.
  10. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Contribution from Jennifer Farmer Connett ().
  12. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.


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