Julia F. Henshaw

 1. Charles Henshaw (c1824-?) m Susan M. - (c1821-?)
 2.. Julia F. Henshaw (c1861-1928)
     +Charles Melville Dewey (1849-1937)
Julia F. Henshaw     [ID 05567] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 18611,2,3,4 [about 18715,6], Batavia, Genesee County, New York1,2,3,4.  

Julia was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 11 1880), living in a boarding house in Batavia, Genesee County, New York:4

Henshaw, Julia, boarder, age 19, born in New York; mother born in New York; single; boarding.

She married Charles Melville Dewey, May 3 1887.5,7,8  Charles, son of Silas Bush Dewey & Jane Stoddard, was born Jul 16 1849, New York.5,6,7,8,9  

No children.5  

Charles was an artist living in New York City.7,8  Julia had been studying art with Charles Melville Dewey before they married.  Julia maintained a studio at 222 West 23rd St., New York City.1  

Julia exhibited at the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors (where she was one of the first presidents); the National Academy of Design from 1898; The Trans-Mississippi Expo, Omaha, Neb. in 1898.  She was a member of the National Arts Club, the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors, and the Society of American Artists.1  

Charles was listed in the 1890 directory of New York City:10

Dewey Charles M., artist, 222 W. 23rd; home 37 W. 22nd.

Julia and Charles were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 30 1910), living in the Hotel Chelsea, Manhattan, New York, New York:5

Dewey, Julia F., guest, age 38, born in New York; father born in New York; mother born in Pennsylvania; married 22 years; no children; occupation: painter, art studio.
Dewey, Charles M., guest, age 60, born in New York; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in New York; married 22 years; occupation: painter, art studio.

Julia and Charles were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 13 1920), living in the Hotel Chelsea, 222 West 23rd Street, Manhattan, New York, New York:11

Dewey, Charles M., guest, age 70, born in New York; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in New York; renter; occupation: artist, studio.
Dewey, Julia F., guest, age 49, born in New York; father born in New York; mother born in Ohio; occupation: artist, studio.

Julia F. Henshaw died Nov 5 1928.1  

Charles died 19379 [194712].  

Click below for some samples of Julia's and Charles' artwork.

(photo)Photo: Julia Henshaw Dewey and Charles Melville Dewey artwork


Sources

  1. eBay auction of pen and ink drawing by Julia Henshaw Dewey:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=375088697.
  2. 1870 census, Batavia, Genesee County, New York; roll M593-939, page 449, line #35, dwelling #382, family #381.
  3. 1870 census, Batavia, Genesee County, New York; roll M593-939, page 474, line #10, dwelling #778, family #786.
  4. 1880 census, Batavia, Genesee County, New York; roll T9-835, ED 3, page 387A, line #18, dwelling #391, family #411.
  5. 1910 census, Hotel Chelsea, 16th Ward, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T624-1034, ED 842, page 233A, line #21.
  6. 1920 census, Hotel Chelsea, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T625-1189, ED 263, page 21A (233), line #1.
  7. "Dewey genealogy and family history". Compiled by Louis Marinus Dewey,
    Westfield, Massachusetts, 1898.
  8. "Life of George Dewey Family History", by Adelbert M. Dewey.
  9. Lakeshore Galleries: http://pages.lakeshoregalleries.com/5097/InventoryPage/915120/1.html.
  10. "New York City Directory, 1890"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. 1920 census, Hotel Chelsea, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T625-1189, ED 263, page 21A, line #1.
  12. Rose Hill Auction Gallery:
    http://www.rosehillauctiongallery.com/Archive/040102/deweyptg.html.


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