Harry Griggs 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.... James Bennett Henshaw (1854-1908) m Mabel Luella Griggs (1857-1943)
 5..... Harry Griggs Henshaw (1883-1967)
        +Lucy McGee (1882-1966)
 6......  Evelyn Lucy Henshaw (1912-1996) 1,2,3,4
 6......  Marion Abbie Henshaw (1913-2007) 1,2,3,4,5
 6......  Abbott Bennett Henshaw (1917-2011) 1,2,3,4,5
Harry Griggs Henshaw     [ID 05951] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jul 16 1883, Exira, Audubon County, Iowa.2,3,6,7,8,9,10,11,12  

He married Lucy McGee.1  Lucy was born Nov 23 18821 [18842,3,11, about 18865], New York2,3.  

On Sep 9 1918 Harry Griggs Henshaw, age 35, registered for the World War I draft in Collins, Erie County, New York.  He declared he was born July 16 1883, and was then residing on Elmwood Ave., East Aurora, Erie County, New York, occupied as a secretary with the Y.M.C.A.  He declared his nearest relative was Lucy M. Henshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as medium height, slender, hazel eyes, brown hair.10  

Harry and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), Elmwood [Avenue], East Aurora, Erie County, New York:2

Henshaw, G., head-of-household, age 36, born in Iowa; parents born in New York; rented home; occupation: clerical, [..unclear..].
Henshaw, Lucy M., wife, age 35, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Evlyn, daughter, age 7, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Marion, daughter, age 6, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Abbott, son, age 2, born in New York; parents born in New York.

Harry and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 12 1930), 43 Elmwood Avenue, East Aurora, Erie County, New York:3

Henshaw, Harry, head-of-household, age 46, born in Iowa; parents born in New York; first married at age 25; owned home ($12,000 value); radio in home; occupation: proprietor, hardware store; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Lucy M., wife, age 45, born in New York; parents born in New York; first married at age 24.
Henshaw, Evelyn, daughter, age 17, born in New York; father born in Iowa; mother born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Marion, daughter, age 16, born in New York; father born in Iowa; mother born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Abbott, son, age 12, born in New York; father born in Iowa; mother born in New York; attended school.

Harry and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 8 1940), 43 Elmwood Ave., East Aurora, Erie County, New York:5

Henshaw, Harry, head-of-household, age 55, born in New York; on Apr 1 1935 was living in this same city; owned home ($9000 value); occupation: merchant, retail hardware store.
Henshaw, Lucy, wife, age 54, born in New York; on Apr 1 1935 was living in this same city.
Henshaw, Marion, daughter, age 26, born in New York; on Apr 1 1935 was living in this same city; occupation: bookkeeper, trust co.
Henshaw, Abbott, son, age 22, born in New York; on Apr 1 1935 was living in this same city.

Lucy died Aug 27 1966, buried Oakwood Cemetery, East Aurora, Erie County, New York.1,11,13  

Harry Griggs Henshaw died Dec - 1967, Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida; buried Oakwood Cemetery, East Aurora, Erie County, New York.11,12

(photo)Photo: Harry Griggs Henshaw & Lucy McGee gravestone Oakwood Cemetery 11

(photo)Photo: Harry Griggs Henshaw & Lucy McGee gravestone Oakwood Cemetery 11

Social Security information for Harry Griggs Henshaw: 094-10-5360


Sources

  1. Contribution from Charlie & Heather Lethander ().
  2. 1920 census, East Aurora, Aurora Township, Erie County, New York; roll T625-1099, ED 9, page 4A, line #38, dwelling #71, family #74.
  3. 1930 census, East Aurora, Aurora Township, Erie County, New York; roll T626-1421, ED 366, page 10A, line #42, dwelling #251, family #263.
  4. Obituary of Marion Abbie Henshaw.
  5. 1940 census, East Aurora, Aurora Township, Erie County, New York; roll T627-2526, ED 15-19, page 4A, line #6, household #76.
  6. Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1857-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. "Iowa State Census 1885"; Manning, Warren Township, Carroll County, Iowa; page 434, line #2, dwelling #112, family #119; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1900 census, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; roll T623-453, ED 69, page 14B, line #69, dwelling #295, family #318.
  9. 1910 census, East Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll T624-938, ED 246, page 24A, line #26, dwelling #520, family #541.
  10. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. http://www.findagrave.com.
  12. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  13. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998; http://www.ancestry.com.


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