Grover Cleveland Henshaw

 1. James Hinshaw 
 2.. James Hinshaw (c1798-1858) m Nellie Robertson (c1800-1860)
 3... Hugh Hinshaw (1818-1898) m Jane Campbell (1820-1904)
 4.... James Myles Henshaw (c1848-<1899) m Jerusha "Drushie" Tanner (1850-?)
 5..... Grover Cleveland Henshaw (1885-1961)
        +Nellie Lee Martin (1886-1949)
 6......  Robert Grover Henshaw (1909-1977) 1,2
 6......  Carrol Henshaw (c1912-1935) 1
 6......  Joseph Henshaw (c1914-1939) 1,2
 6......  George Wayne Henshaw (1918-1983) 1,2
 6......  Nellie Grace Henshaw (1922-) 2
 6......  Wilma Fern Henshaw (1930-2004) 2
        +Lulia Ethel (Hudson) Maxwell (1881-1962)
Grover Cleveland Henshaw     [ID 05187] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Feb 5 18851,3,4 [Feb 5 18845], Illinois1,3,4.  

He married Nellie Lee Martin, about 1908.1,3,4,6,7  Nellie, daughter of Joseph Martin & Eugenia Keziah "Duny" Gibbs, was born Jul 24 1886, Illinois.1,3,6,7,8  

Grover only had a 2nd grade education, but Nellie helped him in studying to pass the test required to become a coal mine engineer.2  

Grover and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), Stonefort Township, Saline County, Illinois:3

Henshaw, Grover C., head-of-household, age 25, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first marriage, married 2 years; farmer, general farm.
Henshaw, Nellie, wife, age 23, born in Illinois; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Illinois; first marriage, married 2 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Robert, son, age 11 months [unclear], born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.

On Sep 12 1918 Grover Henshaw, age 34, registered for the World War I draft in Herrin, Williamson County, Illinois.  He declared he was born Feb 5 1884, and he was then residing in Energy, Williamson County, Illinois where he was an engineer employed by the Taylor Coal Co. of Herrin.  He declared his nearest relative was Nellie Henshaw of Energy.  He was recorded as tall, stout, brown eyes, black hair.5  

Grover and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 2 1920), Herrin Township, Williamson County, Illinois:1

Henshaw, Grover C., head-of-household, age 34, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; rented home; occupation: engineer, coal mine.
Henshaw, Nellie, wife, age 33, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Robert, son, age 10, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, Carrol, son, age 8, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, Joseph, son, age 6, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, [..unclear..], son, age 1 year 6 months, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.

Nellie died Feb 18 1949, Williamson County, Illinois; age 62.7,8  

He then married Lulia Ethel (Hudson) Maxwell9 [Lulia Ethel Hudson9], 19499.  Lulia, daughter of Richard Hudson & Sarah Jones, was born Nov 28 1881, Union County, Illinois.9  

Grover Cleveland Henshaw died Sep 9 1961.2,4  

Lulia died Jul 19 1962, Yaw Nursing Home, Odin, Illinois; age 80.9  

Lulia's obituary was published in "The Southern Illinoisan" (Carbondale, Illinois) on Thursday, July 19, 19629 (see scan below).

(photo)Photo: Grover Cleveland Henshaw World War I draft registration card 5

(photo)Photo: Lulia Ethel (Hudson) Maxwell obituary "The Southern Illinoisan", Thursday, Jul 19 1962 9


Sources

  1. 1920 census, Herrin Township, Williamson County, Illinois; roll T625-418, ED 173, page 2A, line #7, dwelling #22, family #22.
  2. Contribution from Pete Henshaw.
  3. 1910 census, Stonefort Township, Saline County, Illinois; ED 112, page 1A, line #13, dwelling #4, family #4.
  4. Contribution from Dan Craig ().
  5. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Contribution from Linda Holmes White ().
  7. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by ().
  8. State of Illinois; Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950:
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/GenealogyMWeb/idphdeathsrch.html.
  9. Obituary of Lulia Ethel Henshaw; "The Southern Illinoisan", Jul 19 1962;
    http://www.ancestry.com.


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