Ira King Henshaw

 1. William Henshaw (1742-1796) m Elizabeth Gilbert (1746-1826)
 2.. Joshua Henshaw (1775-1847) m Betsy King (c1785-1862)
 3... Joshua Henshaw (1814-1895) m Charlotte Sherwood Cook (c1826-?)
 4.... Ira King Henshaw (1856-1942)
       +Mary Helen Pollard (1859-?)
 5.....  Helen Louise Henshaw (1886-?) 1,2,3,4,5
 5.....  Minerva Charlotte Henshaw (1887-1971) 1,2,3,5
 5.....  Alice Cornelia Henshaw (1889-1971) 1,2,3,5
 5.....  Bertha Annette Henshaw (1892-1983) 1,2,3,5
 5.....  George Joshua Henshaw (1894-) 1,2,3,5
 5.....  Ruth Henshaw (1898-c1899) 1
 5.....  Fred Worcester Henshaw (1898-1953) 1,2,3,5,6
Ira King Henshaw     [ID 05248] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Dec - 1856, Michigan.2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

He married Mary Helen Pollard, about 1885.1,2  Mary was born Sep - 1859, Turkey.2,3,4,6  

Ira and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 12 1900), 357 Prince Street, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan:2

Henshaw, Ira K. [initial unclear], head-of-household, age 43, born Dec 1856 in Michigan; parents born in New York; married 15 years; occupation: carpenter; rented home.
Henshaw, Mary H., wife, age 40, born Sept 1859 in Azie [?unclear] Turkey; father born in Maine [unclear]; mother born in Massachusetts; immigrated 1868, U.S. resident 32 years; married 15 years; 7 children, 6 living.
Henshaw, Helen, daughter, age 14, born Febr 1886 in Michigan; father born in Michigan; mother born in Turkey; attended school 2 months.
Henshaw, Minnie, daughter, age 12, born Sept 1887 in Michigan; father born in Michigan; mother born in Turkey; attended school 7 months.
Henshaw, Allis, daughter, age 11, born Apr 1889 in Michigan; father born in Michigan; mother born in Turkey; attended school 7 months.
Henshaw, Bertha, daughter, age 8, born Febr 1892 in Michigan; father born in Michigan; mother born in Turkey; attended school 7 months.
Henshaw, George, son, age 6, born Mch 1894 in Michigan; father born in Michigan; mother born in Turkey.
Henshaw, Fred, son, age 1, born Oct 1898 in Michigan; father born in Michigan; mother born in Turkey.

Ira and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), Wyoming Township, Kent County, Michigan:3

Henshaw, Ira K., head-of-household, age 53, born in Michigan; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 25 years; occupation: carpenter, house; owned farm (mortgaged).
Henshaw, Mary H., wife, age 50, [..birthplace unclear..]; father born in Maine [unclear]; mother born in Massachusetts; immigrated 1868, U.S. resident 32 years; first marriage, married 25 years; 7 children, 6 living.
Henshaw, Helen L., daughter, age 24, born in Michigan; father born in Michigan; [..mother's birthplace unclear]; occupation: stenographer, leather co.
Henshaw, Minnie C., daughter, age 22, born in Michigan; father born in Michigan; [..mother's birthplace unclear]; occupation: stenographer, law office.
Henshaw, Alice C., daughter, age 20, born in Michigan; father born in Michigan; [..mother's birthplace unclear]; occupation: teacher, public school.
Henshaw, Bertha A., daughter, age 18, born in Michigan; father born in Michigan; [..mother's birthplace unclear]; attended school.
Henshaw, George J., son, age 16, born in Michigan; father born in Michigan; [..mother's birthplace unclear]; attended school.
Henshaw, Fred W., son, age 11, born in Michigan; father born in Michigan; [..mother's birthplace unclear]; attended school.

Ira and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 22 1920), Wyoming Township, Kent County, Michigan:6

Heshew, Ira K., head-of-household, age 63, born in Michigan; parents born in New York; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: farmer, general farm.
Heshew, Mary H., wife, age 60, born in Armenia, "Am. Cit."; father born in Maine; mother born in Massachusetts.
Heshew, Fred W., son, age 21, born in Michigan; father born in Michigan; mother born in Armenia, "US"; attended school; occupation: none, attending state university.

Ira and family were shown in the 1930 census (Jun 2 1930), Dennis Road, Wyoming Township, Kent County, Michigan:4

Henshaw, Ira K., head-of-household, age 73, born in Michigan; parents born in New York; first married at age 28; owned home; radio in home; occupation: none.
Henshaw, Mary H., wife, age 70, born in Armenia, "Am. Cit."; father born in Maine; mother born in Massachusetts; first married at age 25.
Metcalfe, Helen L., daughter, age 44, born in Michigan; father born in Michigan; mother born in Armenia, "Am. Cit."; widow.
Metcalfe, Richard C., grandson, age 7 years 2 months, born in California; parents born in Michigan; attended school.
Metcalfe, Charlotte H., granddaughter, age 3 years ? [unclear] months, born in California; parents born in Michigan.

Ira King Henshaw died Mar 9 1942.9  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Dr. Diana Monroe Henshaw.
  2. 1900 census, 11th Ward, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; roll T623-723, ED 86, page 13A, line #35, dwelling #275, family #294.
  3. 1910 census, Wyoming Township, Kent County, Michigan; roll T624-656, ED 147, page 52A, line #41, dwelling #234, family #240.
  4. 1930 census, Wyoming Township, Kent County, Michigan; roll T626-1005, ED 144, page 60A, line #44, dwelling #1359, family #1373.
  5. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  6. 1920 census, Wyoming Township, Kent County, Michigan; roll T625-779, ED 117, page 10A, line #24, dwelling #212, family #213.
  7. 1860 census, Homer P.O., Eckford Township, Calhoun County, Michigan; roll M653-539, page 32, line #14, dwelling #250, family #247.
  8. 1880 census, Paris Township, Kent County, Michigan; roll T9-0587, ED 128, page 102D, line #17, dwelling #35, family #35.
  9. Contribution from Don Teets ().


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