1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?) 2.. William Henshaw (1736-1799) m Agnes Ann Anderson (c1745-<1806) 3... Hiram Henshaw (1771-1845) m Mary McConnell (1777-1842) 4.... Samuel Preston Henshaw (1813-1884) m Julia Ann Margaret Hunsicker (1813-1903) 5..... Edwin Smith Henshaw (1849-1912) m Mary "Mazie" Elliott Campbell (1858-1927) 6...... Harry Preston Henshaw (1886-?) +Mabel Virginia Bowen (1889-?) 7....... Harry Preston Henshaw, Jr. (1916-1998) 1,2,3,4
|Harry Preston Henshaw [ID 04972]||Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view:|
Harry Preston Henshaw1,2 [Harry Proctor Henshaw5].
Born Dec 21 18861,2,3,4,5,6 [about 18887], Mill Creek, near Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, West Virginia1,2,3,4,5,6.
Harry was raised on the ancestral homestead, "Spring Hill", in Berkeley County, West Virginia.8 He attended the public schools of Berkeley County, at Shenandoah Academy, Winchester, Virginia, and West Virginia University.9
He married Mabel Virginia Bowen1,2 [Mabel Bowers5], Apr 29 19141,2. Mabel was born May 16 18891,2 [about 18903,4], Virginia1,2.
Harry was elected in 19179 and served three terms as a West Virginia State Senator.1,2
Harry and family were shown in the 1920 census (May 5 1920), Bunker Hill, Mill Creek District, Berkeley County, West Virginia:3
Harry and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 17 1930), Mill Creek District, Berkeley County, West Virginia:4
A biographical sketch of Harry Preston Henshaw was published in "West Virginia Legislative Hand Book and Manual and Official Register" (1917, compiled and edited by John T. Harris, Clerk of the Senate, The Tribune Printing Co., Charleston, West Va. pgs. 719 - 752):11
HENSHAW, HARRY PRESTON. (Democrat.) Address: Bunker Hill, West Va. Born in that village; educated in public schools of Berkeley county, at Shenandoah Academy, Winchester, Va., and the West Virginia University; a prominent and successful farmer and fruit grower in a section noted for its fine farm products and fruits; elected in 1917 as one of the delegates from Berkeley county; committee assignments 1917: Arts, Science and General Improvements (Chairman); Federal Relations, Education, Counties, Districts and Municipal Corporations, Private Corporations and Joint Stock Companies, Humane Institutions and Public Buildings, Immigration and Agriculture, Medicine and Sanitation.
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