Arthur Williston Henshaw

 1. Thomas Henshaw (c1650-1700) m Hannah Cleveland (1653-1737)
 2.. Josiah Henshaw (1695-1752) m Dorothy Crawford Goodnow (1710-1770)
 3... Josiah Henshaw (1752-1840) m Sarah Phipps (1757-1844)
 4.... Eli Henshaw (1789-1868) m Abigail Sanford (1796-?)
 5..... Marshall Henshaw (1820-1900) m Mary Long (1839-1913)
 6...... Arthur Williston Henshaw (1872-1961)
         +Jessie Darling 
 7.......  Marshall Darling Henshaw (1901-1987) 1,2
 7.......  Helen Rockwell Henshaw (1903-1998) 1,2
 7.......  Clement Long Henshaw (1906-1991) 1,2
Arthur Williston Henshaw     [ID 05651] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born 1872, Massachusetts.1,2,3  

Arthur was graduated from Lehigh university in the department of electrical engineering in 1894, and became connected with the General Electric Company, Schenectady, N.Y.4  

He married Jessie Darling, 1900.1,2  Jessie, daughter of Henry William Darling & Helen Ritchie Christie.5,6  

Arthur and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 2 1920), 5 Douglas Road, Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York:7

Henshaw, Arthur W., head-of-household, age 47, born in Massachusetts; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Ohio; rented home; occupation: electrical engineer, General Electric Co.
Henshaw, Jessie D., wife, age 47, born in Canada; father born in Scotland; mother born in Canada.
Henshaw, Marshall D., son, age 18, born in New York; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Canada; attended school;
Henshaw, Helen R., daughter, age 16, born in New York; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Canada; attended school;
Henshaw, Clement L., son, age 13, born in New York; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Canada; attended school;
Schwab, Elizabeth, maid, age 49, born in New York; father born in Germany; mother born in Scotland; single; occupation: maid, private family.

Arthur Williston Henshaw died 1961.1  


  1. Contribution from Phil Henshaw.
  2. Stephanie J. Walker () database:
  3. 1880 LDS census index, Ward One, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll T9-0546, page 8C.
  4. "Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans",
    Johnson, Rossiter, ed.; The Biographical Society, 1904.
  5. Posting Feb 25 2002 by Lisa "MoonMistress" () to DARLING-L.
  6. Contribution from Patty Brown ().
  7. 1920 census, Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York; roll T625-1262, ED 132, page 1A, line #21, dwelling #6, family #7.

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