Mattie Virginia Henshaw

 1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?)
 2.. William Henshaw (1736-1799) m Agnes Ann Anderson (c1745-<1806)
 3... Levi Henshaw (1769-1843) m Ann McConnell (1778-1839)
 4.... Washington Henshaw (1808-<1874) m Susan Kuykendall (c1820-?)
 5..... Mattie Virginia Henshaw (1858-1908)
        +Orlando Ewing Swain (1847-1928)
Mattie Virginia Henshaw     [ID 05208] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Mattie Virginia Henshaw1,2,3,4 [Martha V. Henshaw5,6].

Born Oct 8 18582,4,5,6,7 [Nov 8 18588], Chico, Butte County, California2,4,5,6,7.  

She married Orlando Ewing Swain, 1879, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.2,3  Orlando was born Sep 23 1847, Ohio.4,6,8,9  

Daughters:1,4

Muriel Ewing Swain, born Oct 16 1880, California; married David A. Dickie, May 20 1902 (children: Julian D., c1905; Joel W., c1907; Gertrude A., Sep 17 1908). 9,10,11
Elma Archer Swain, born Oct 10 1882, California; died Feb 4 1966; married Elmo B. Whitmore. 12

Mattie and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 25 1880), Chico, Butte County, California:6

Swain, Olando E., age 32, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; school teacher; "maimed, crippled, bedridden, or otherwise disabled".
Swain, Martha V., wife, age 21, born in California; parents born in Virginia; keeping house.
Swain, Elvira A., mother, age 60, born in Ohio; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Ohio; widow; keeping house.
Swain, Mertella M., sister, age 19, born in California; parents born in Ohio; single; apprentice milliner.

Mattie and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1 1900), 876 Laurel Street, Alameda, Alameda County, California:4

Swain, Orlando E., head-of-household, age 52, born Sep 23 1847 in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; married 21 years; occupation: principal of school; rented home.
Swain, Mattie H., wife, age 41, born Oct 8 1858 in California; parents born in Virginia; married 21 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Swain, Muriel E., daughter, age 19, born Oct 16 1880 in California; father born in Ohio; mother born in California; attended school 10 months.
Swain, Elma A., daughter, age 17, born Oct 10 1882 in California; father born in Ohio; mother born in California; attended school 10 months.
Swain, Claudius A., brother, age 45, born Sept 11 1854 in California; parents born in Ohio; married 21 years; occupation: mechanical engineer.
Swain, Sarah E., sister-in-law, age 41, born Nov 20 1858 in California; parents born in Missouri; married 21 years; no children.

Mattie Virginia Henshaw died Aug 25 1908, buried Chico Cemetery, 881 Mangrove Avenue, Chico, Butte County, California.8,9  

Mattie's death was noted in the Seattle "Post-Intelligencer" (Seattle, Washington) on Aug 26 1908.13  

Widower Orlando was shown in the 1910 census, living with the family of daughter Muriel, 876 [Laurel Street], Alameda, Alameda County, California:9

Dickie, David A., head-of-household, age 30, born in California; parents born in Scotland; first marriage, married 8 years; occupation: consulting eng.; owned home (free).
Dickie, Muriel S., wife, age 29, born in California; father born in Ohio; mother born in California; first marriage, married 8 years; 3 children, 3 living; occupation: housewife.
Dickie, Julian D., son, age 5, born in California; parents born in California.
Dickie, Joel W., son, age 3, born in California; parents born in California.
Dickie, Gertrude A., daughter, age 1, born in California; parents born in California.
Swain, Orlando E., lodger, age 62, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; widower; occupation: retired.

Orlando died Dec 13 1928, buried Chico Cemetery, 881 Mangrove Avenue, Chico, Butte County, California.8  

For some historical vignettes of Orlando E. Swain, see: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ca/butte/history/1882/historyo/historyo314ms.txt


Sources

  1. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  2. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution.
  3. "San Francisco Call 1875-1884 Births, Marriages and Deaths"
    The San Francisco Call archives: http://feefhs.org/fdb2/sfcalli.html.
  4. 1900 census, Alameda Precinct 5, Alameda County, California; roll T623-81, ED 313, page 2A, line #7, dwelling #27, family #27.
  5. 1870 census, Butte County, California.
  6. 1880 census, Chico, Butte County, California; roll T9-63, ED 1, page 152C, line #19, dwelling #554, family #575.
  7. 1860 census, Chico P.O., Chico Township, Butte County, California; roll M653-56, page 544, line #32, dwelling #34, family #32.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com.
  9. 1910 census, 3rd Ward, Alameda, Alameda County, California; roll T624-69, ED 5, page 18A, line #1.
  10. California Birth Index, 1905-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. "Daily Review" (Hayward, California), May 20 1962; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Burials in Mountain View Cemetery Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda County, California; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ca/alameda/cemeteries/mtview-clm-tz.txt.
  13. Obituary Daily Times: http://www.rootsweb.com/~obituary.


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