James Bennett Henshaw

 1. William Henshaw (1742-1796) m Elizabeth Gilbert (1746-1826)
 2.. James Steuben Henshaw (1778-1872) m Amy Gale (1784-1868)
 3... James Stueben Henshaw, Jr. (1815-1888) m Mary Ann Camp Boies (1822-1890)
 4.... James Bennett Henshaw (1854-1908)
       +Mabel Luella Griggs (1857-1943)
 5.....  Alta Mildred Henshaw (1880-1955) 1,2,3,4
 5.....  Harry Griggs Henshaw (1883-1967) 1,2,3,5
James Bennett Henshaw     [ID 04888] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 26 1854, Jeffin Mills, Erie County, New York.2,3,6,7,8,9,10  

He married Mabel Luella Griggs6,10 [Luella Griggs10], Oct 9 18786,10.  Mabel, daughter of Sylvester Griggs & Rhoda Smith, was born Nov 10 1857, Java Village, Wyoming County, New York.2,3,5,6,9,10  

James and Mabel were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 7 1880), visiting with his parents in Aurora, Erie County, New York:9

Henshaw, Jas B., son, age 26, born in New York; parents born in New York; married; oil producer.
Henshaw, Mabel L., daughter-in-law, age 22, born in New York; parents born in New York; married; visitor.

James and family were shown in the 1885 Iowa state census, May Street & First Street, Manning, Warren Township, Carroll County, Iowa:2

Henshaw, James B., age 30, born in New York; married.
Henshaw, Mabell G., age 27, born in New York; married.
Henshaw, Alta M., age 4, born in New York; single.
Henshaw, Hary, age 1, born in Audubon County, Iowa; single.
Living next door in 1885 was the family of brother Willis.11  

James and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 9 1900), 1424 Thirtieth Street, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa:3

Henshaw, James B., head-of-household, age 46, born Apr 1854 in New York; parents born in New York; married 22 years; occupation: Mgr. [..unclear..]; owned home (mortgaged).
Henshaw, Mabel, wife, age 42, born Nov 1857 in New York; parents born in New York; married 22 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Alta M., daughter, age 19, born Aug 1880 in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Harry G., son, age 16, born July 1883 in Iowa; parents born in New York; attended school.

James Bennett Henshaw died Sep 14 1908, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; buried Oakwood Cemetery, East Aurora, Erie County, New York.6,10  

Widow Mabel and son Harry were shown in the 1910 census (May 12 1910), living in (or staying in) the household of Mabel's sister, 52 Elmwood Ave., East Aurora, Erie County, New York:5

Ball, Fay H., head-of-household, age 42, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 17 years; occupation: manufacturer, flour; owned home (free).
Ball, Bertha O., wife, age 40, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 17 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Ball, Florene G., daughter, age 9, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Mable G., sister-in-law, age 52, born in New York; parents born in New York; widow; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Harry G., nephew, age 26, born in Iowa; parents born in New York; single; occupation: bookkeeper, flour mill.
Griggs, Sadie P., cousin, age 50, born in New York; parents born in New York; single.
Living nearby in 1910 was the household of Abbott S. Griggs, age 4912 (relationship uncertain, but possibly Mabel's brother).13  

Mabel remarried.10  

Mabel died 1943, buried Oakwood Cemetery, East Aurora, Erie County, New York.10

(photo)Photo: James Bennett Henshaw & Mabel Luella Griggs gravestone Oakwood Cemetery 10

(photo)Photo: James Bennett Henshaw & Mabel Luella Griggs gravestone Oakwood Cemetery 10


Sources

  1. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  2. "Iowa State Census 1885"; Manning, Warren Township, Carroll County, Iowa; page 434, line #2, dwelling #112, family #119; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. 1900 census, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; roll T623-453, ED 69, page 14B, line #69, dwelling #295, family #318.
  4. RootsWeb California Death Records database:
    http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  5. 1910 census, East Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll T624-938, ED 246, page 24A, line #26, dwelling #520, family #541.
  6. Contribution from Charlie & Heather Lethander ().
  7. 1860 census, Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll M653-752, page 501, line #3, dwelling #953, family #940.
  8. 1870 census, Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll M593-929, page 419, line #22, dwelling #364, family #348.
  9. 1880 census, Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll T9-0826, ED 79, page 77C, line #12, dwelling #87, family #87.
  10. http://www.findagrave.com.
  11. "Iowa State Census 1885"; Manning, Warren Township, Carroll County, Iowa; page 434, line #6, dwelling #113, family #120; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. 1910 census, East Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll T624-938, ED 246, page 24A, line #19, dwelling #518, family #539.
  13. Speculation.


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