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Luther Alvin Henshaw

 1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?)
 2.. William Henshaw (1736-1799) m Agnes Ann Anderson (c1745-<1806)
 3... Nicholas Henshaw (1763-1821) m Margaret McConnel (1753-1810)
 4.... William Henshaw (1786-?) m Ann Parker (1786-1845)
 5..... William Harrison Henshaw (1813-1886) m Elizabeth Foster (1824-1885)
 6...... John Morgan Henshaw (1849-1917) m Anna Maria Work (1855-1937)
 7....... Luther Alvin Henshaw (1877-1950)
          +Haddie Cornelia Porter (1878-1959)
 8........  Ruth Irene Henshaw (1903-1991)
 8........  Anna Adelaide Henshaw (1907-2009)
 8........  Mary Ellen Henshaw (1909-2007)
 8........  Helen Elizabeth Henshaw (1911-2004)
 8........  John Nathaniel Henshaw (1915-2008)
 8........  William Stewart Henshaw (1917-2001)
Luther Alvin Henshaw     [ID 05435] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jul 24 1877, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.a,166,b,c,d,e,f,g,h,i,j

Luther was a farmer.166

He married Haddie Cornelia Porter, Jul 16 1902.a,k,f    (Hattie Porter)166,g    Haddie, daughter of Nathaniel Ewing Porter & Adelaide Mary Gibbons, was born Apr 11 1878, Brownsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.a,166,k,d,f,g,h,l,j

Luther and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 22 1910), Big Daniels Run Road, West Bethlehem Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania:d

Henshaw, Luther, head-of-household, age 32, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 7 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm.
Henshaw, Haddie, wife, age 32, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 7 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Ruth I., daughter, age 6, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Anna A., daughter, age 3, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Mary E., daughter, age 7 months, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Bane, Jessie, servant, age 17, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; occupation: works out, housework.

On Sep 12 1918 Luther Alvin Henshaw registered for the World War I draft in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio.    He declared he was born July 24 1877, and was then residing in Wooster, Ohio, a self-employed farmer.    He declared his nearest relative was Mrs. Haddie C. Henshaw of Wooster.    He was recorded as tall, medium build, gray eyes, brown hair.e

Luther and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 13 1920), Wayne Township, Wayne County, Ohio:f

Henshaw, Luther A., head-of-household, age 42, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; owned home; occupation: farmer.
Henshaw, Haddie C., wife, age 41, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Ruth I., daughter, age 16, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Anna A., daughter, age 12, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Mary E., daughter, age 10, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Helen E., daughter, age 8, born in Ohio; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, John N., son, age 4 years 2 months, born in Ohio; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, William S., son, age 2, born in Ohio; parents born in Pennsylvania.

Luther and family were shown in the 1930 census (May 1 1930), Wayne Township, Wayne County, Ohio:g
Henshaw, Luther A., head-of-household, age 52, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 24; owned home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Henshaw, Hattie, wife, age 52, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 24.
Henshaw, Hellen E., daughter, age 18, born in Ohio; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, John M., son, age 14, born in Ohio; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, William S., son, age 12, born in Ohio; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.

In 1937 Luther was still living in Wooster, Ohio.m

Luther and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 25 1940), Wayne Township, Wayne County, Ohio:h

Henshaw, Luther, head-of-household, age 62, born in Pennsylvania; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned farm ($2000 value); occupation: owner, farm.
Henshaw, Hattie, wife, age 62, born in Pennsylvania; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Henshaw, John N., son, age 24, born in Ohio; completed 2 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; single; attended school.
Henshaw, William, son, age 22, born in Ohio; completed 2 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; single; attended school.

On Apr 26 1942 Luther Alvin Henshaw, age 64, registered for the World War II draft in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio.    He declared he was born July 24 1877 in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, and was then residing in Wooster, Ohio.    He declared his relative/contact was Haddie C. Henshaw of Wooster.    He was recorded as 6' tall, 200 lbs., blue eyes, gray hair, light complexion, and "scar on forehead".i

Luther Alvin Henshaw died May 27 1950, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; buried Wayne Presbyterian Church Cemetery, State Rt. 83, Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio.a,166,j    (Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio).l

Haddie died Mar 6 1959, at her home, Wayne County, Ohio; age 81; buried Wayne Presbyterian Church Cemetery, State Rt. 83, Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio.l,k,a,j,166

Haddie's obituary was published in the "Wooster Daily Record" (Wooster, Ohio) on March 7, 1959 (page P2).n

(photo)Photo: Luther Alvin Henshaw & Haddie Cornelia Porter marriage license report "The Courier" (Connellsville, Pennsylvania), Friday, July 25, 1902 o

(photo)Photo: Death of Luther Alvin Henshaw "The Morning Herald" (Uniontown, Pennsylvania), Thursday, June 1, 1950 p

(photo)Photo: Death of Luther Alvin Henshaw "The Morning Herald" (Uniontown, Pennsylvania), Monday, Jul 24, 1950 q

(photo)Photo: Luther Alvin Henshaw & Haddie Cornelia Porter gravestone Wayne Presbyterian Church Cemetery j


SOURCES

166. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.

(a) Contribution from Jerry Richmond () citing:
data principally from a Porter genealogy manuscript prepared in 1934 by Charles J. Stewart & Eleanor Dunaway.

(b) 1880 census, North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1130, ED 48, page 351C, line #12, dwelling #152, family #171.

(c) 1900 census, North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1411, ED 48, page 1A, line #22, dwelling #4, family #5.

(d) 1910 census, West Bethlehem Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1427, ED 252, page #5A, line #10, dwelling #93, family #95.

(e) U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.

(f) 1920 census, Wayne Township, Wayne County, Ohio; roll T625-1448, ED 214, page #5A, line #1, dwelling #81, family #82.

(g) 1930 census, Wayne Township, Wayne County, Ohio; roll T626-1888, ED 37, page #13A, line #42, dwelling #414, family #415.

(h) 1940 census, Wayne Township, Wayne County, Ohio; roll T627-3168, ED 85-49, page #17A, line #10, household #319.

(i) U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.

(j) http://www.findagrave.com.

(k) Ancestry Family Tree data "Federer Veedmont Family Tree" posted by "Reme12492".

(l) Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.

(m) Obituary of Anna M. Henshaw.

(n) Ohio Obituary Index, 1830s-2011, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center; http://www.ancestry.com.

(o) "The Courier", Jul 25 1902; http://www.ancestry.com.

(p) "The Morning Herald", Jun 1 1950; http://www.ancestry.com.

(q) "The Morning Herald", Jul 24 1950; http://www.ancestry.com.


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