Katherine A. Henshaw

 1. William Henshaw (1742-1796) m Elizabeth Gilbert (1746-1826)
 2.. James Steuben Henshaw (1778-1872) m Amy Gale (1784-1868)
 3... James Stueben Henshaw, Jr. (1815-1888) m Mary Ann Camp Boies (1822-1890)
 4.... Willis C. Henshaw (1846-<1900) m Ellen M. White (1849-?)
 5..... Katherine A. Henshaw (1880-1927)
        +Bernhart George Henn (1875-1930)
Katherine A. Henshaw     [ID 05949] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Katherine A. Henshaw1,2,3 [Kate A. Henshaw4,5].

Born Jan - 18801,2,3,5,6 [about 18897], Buffalo, Erie County, New York1,2,3,5,6.  

She married Bernhart George Henn6,8 [Bernhard J. Henn9], 18986,8, East Aurora, New York6,8.  Bernhart, son of Bernhart Henn, III & Jennie A. Steele3,6,8, was born 18753,6,8 [Dec - 18732, Dec 21 187610, about 18777,11], Buffalo, Erie County, New York3,6,8.  

Children:

Bernhart Willis Henn, born Nov 1 1899, Cleveland, Ohio; died Mar 3 1965, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; married Mae Bernadette Gillard, May 28 1924 (two children). 2,3,6,7,8,10,12
Carden Steele Henn, born 1906, Texas; died about 1985/86 (or about 1979); married Ann Klemas (adopted son: Carden Booth Henn, born Jun 1947, died Aug 23 2009). 3,6,7,8,11,13,14,15

Katherine and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4 1900), 943 East 156th St., Bronx, New York, New York:2

Henn, Bernhart, head-of-household, age 26, born Dec 1873 in New York; parents born in New York; married 2 years; occupation: salesman; rented home.
Henn, Katherine A., wife, age 20, born Jan 1880 in New York; parents born in New York; married 2 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Henn, Bernhart W., son, age 7 months, born Nov 1899 in Ohio; parents born in New York.

Katherine and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 20 1910), 3455 Salem St., Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana:3

Henn, Bernhart G., head-of-household, age 34, born in New York; father born in New York; mother born in Kentucky; first marriage, married 12 years; occupation: commercial, [..unclear..]; rented home.
Henn, Katherine A., wife, age 30, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 12 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henn, Bernhart W. Jr., son, age 10, born in Ohio; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henn, Carden C., son, age 3, born in Texas; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Ellen, mother-in-law, age 63, born in New York; parents born in New York; widow.
Dotty, Maud, servant, age 20, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: servant, private family.

On Sep 9 1918 Bernhart George Henn, age 41, registered for the World War I draft in East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey.  He declared he was born December 21st 1876, and was then residing at 53 S. Parkway, East Orange, New Jersey, occupied as a sales manager employed by Accounting Machine Co. of 156 Broadway, New York, New York.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Mrs. Katherine A. Henn, of the same address.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, gray eyes, brown hair.10  

Katherine and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 12 1920), 1700 Greenleaf Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:7

Henn, Bernhard G., head-of-household, age 43, born in New York; father born in Iowa; mother born in Kentucky; rented home; occupation: salesman, mfg. co.
Henn, Katherine A., wife, age 31, born in New York; parents born in New York; occupation: housewife, at home.
Henn, Bernhard W., son, age 20, born in Ohio; parents born in New York; occupation: department ass't, store.
Henn, Carden S., son, age 13, born in Texas; parents born in New York; attended school; occupation: "goes to school".

Katherine A. Henshaw died Oct - 1927, Evanston, Cook County, Illinois.6  

After Katherine died, Bernhart remarried about 1928 to Ethel Brubaker.6,8  

Bernhart and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4 1930), living in an apartment building at 2339 Commercial Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:11

Henn, Bernhart G., head-of-household, age 53, born in New York; parents born in New York; first married at age 21; rented home ($150 rent); radio in home; occupation: sales manager, check writer; not a war veteran.
Henn, Ethel B., wife, age 43, born in Missouri; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 23.
Henn, Carden S., son, age 23, born in Texas; parents born in New York; occupation: salesman, check writer; not a war veteran.

Bernhart died May 27 1930, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.6,8,9,16  

The following biographical note on Bernhart G. Henn is posted in ()'s "Tunnell & Hootman Family Genealogy" data on RootsWeb:8

He grew up in Buffalo, and lived at 789 Prospect Ave. until his marriage.  Thereafter the couple went West.  Business had its ups and downs, and at one point they moved back in with his mother on Prospect Ave. for awhile.  Bernhart got a position with the Todd Protectograph Co., which made machines to prevent forgeries of checks and other commercial papers.  Eventually, he was in charge of the firm's entirer sales department.  

Later, he jumped to a competitor, the Hedman Manufacturing Co., rising to V.P. and Sales Manager.  He and his family lived in Cleveland, Brooklyn and finally Chicago.  

He made up the "G.".  He actually had no middle name.

Note: in spite of the above comment, in his World War I draft registration Bernhart declared his middle name was George.  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Mark L. Tunnell ().
  2. 1900 census, Bronx, New York, New York; roll T623-1125, ED 1007, page 7B, line #74, dwelling #48, family #103.
  3. 1910 census, 4th Ward, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana; roll T624-367, ED 75, page 6A, line #34, dwelling #106, family #108.
  4. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  5. "Iowa State Census 1885"; Manning, Warren Township, Carroll County, Iowa; page 434, line #6, dwelling #113, family #120; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Mark Tunnell database: http://www.my-ged.com/tunnell.
  7. 1920 census, 25th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T625-341, ED 1407, page 9A, line #25, dwelling #113, family #241.
  8. RootsWeb "WorldConnect" data by ().
  9. Cook County, Illinois, County Clerk's Office, Vital Records:
    http://www.cookcountygenealogy.com/Default.aspx.
  10. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. 1930 census, 44th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T626-486, ED 1656, page 7B, line #61, family #183.
  12. Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Contribution from Amy (Henn) Medsker ().
  14. U.S. Public Records Index; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Obituary of Carden Booth Henn; McComb & Sons Funeral Homes:
    http://obit.mccombandsons.com/obitdisplay.html?id=700753.
  16. Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.


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