Ransom Henshaw

 1. William Henshall  m Margerie Gyll 
 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-c1631) m - Kendrick 
 3... William Henshawe (c1608-1644) m Katherine Houghton (1615-1651)
 4.... Joshua Henshawe (1643-1717) m Elizabeth Sumner (?-1728)
 5..... Joshua Henshaw (1672-1747) m Mary Hay Webster (1672-1747)
 6...... Daniel Henshaw (1701-1781) m Elizabeth Allen Bass (1703-1774)
 7....... Benjamin Henshaw (1730-1793) m Mrs. Huldah (Stillman) Sumner 
 8........ Joshua Henshaw (1765-1840) m Esther Burnham (1768-1853)
 9......... John Leavitt Henshaw (1792-1832) m Ann Maria Corey (1795-?)
10.......... Edward Carrington Henshaw (c1821-1872) m Sarah Edwards Tyler (1822-1894)
11........... Tyler T. Henshaw (1862-1932) m Ida Harrington (1873-1906)
12............ Ransom Henshaw (1895-1988)
               +Elinore H. Earl (1894-1977)
13.............  Eleanor Jane Henshaw (1918-2012) 1,2,3,4,5
13.............  Marjorie Henshaw (1921-2010) 1,2,3,4,6
               +Betty - 
Ransom Henshaw     [ID 06042] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Ransom Henshaw1,3,7,8,9,10,11,12 [Stephen Ransom Henshaw13].

Born Mar 11 1895, Oakland, Alameda County, California.3,4,5,7,8,9,10,11,12,13  

Ransom was a veteran of World War I.3  

He married Elinore H. Earl1,14 [Elinore Earle15, Elinor Earl16,17], Apr 10 19171,14 [May - 191716], Oakland, Alameda County, California1,14.  Elinore, daughter of Guy Chaffe Earl, was born Jan 18 1894, California.3,4,5,11,13,17,18,19  

Ransom and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 5 1920), Porterville, Tulare County, California:5

Henshaw, Ransom, head-of-household, age 24, born in California; father born in California; mother born in United States; rented home; occupation: salesman, cement.
Henshaw, Elinore, wife, age 25, born in California; parents born in California.
Henshaw, Jane, daughter, age 1 year 10 months, born in California; parents born in California.

Ransom and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930), 532 W. Cherokee Ave., Los Angeles, California:3

Henshaw, Ransom, head-of-household, age 35, born in California; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Oregon; first married at age 22; owned home ($23,000 value); radio in home; occupation: works, news paper; World War I veteran.
Henshaw, Elinore E., wife, age 36, born in California; parents born in California; first married at age 22.
Henshaw, Elinore J., daughter, age 12, born in California; parents born in California; attended school.
Henshaw, Marjorie, daughter, age 8, born in California; parents born in California; attended school.
Poston, Anna, house keeper, age 53, born in Holland; parents born in Holland; widow; first married at age 17; occupation: house work, private family.

Ransom and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 8 1940), 532 W. Cherokee Ave., Los Angeles, California:4

Henshaw, Ransom, head-of-household, age 45, born in California; completed 2 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; owned home ($9500 value); occupation: broker, real estate.
Henshaw, Elinore, wife, age 45, born in California; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.
Henshaw, Jane, daughter, age 22, born in California; completed 5 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.
Henshaw, Marjorie, daughter, age 18, born in California; completed 1 year of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school; occupation: new worker.
Reid, Anne S, servant, age 25, born in Minnesota; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Cass Lake, Minnesota; occupation: servant, private family.

On Apr 27 1942 "Ransom (None) Henshaw", age 47, registered for the World War II draft in Los Angeles County, California.  He declared he was born March 11 1895 in Oakland, California, and was then residing at 525 So. Norton Ave., Los Angeles, employed by Williamson & Henshaw, 634 Spring St., Los Angeles.  He declared his relative/contact was Mrs. Elinore E. Henshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as 5'8" tall, 160 lbs., brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion.10  

Ransom and family were shown in the 1946 Register of Voters, Precinct 1507, Los Angeles, California, all registered as Republicans:20

Henshaw, Ransom, 525 S Norton av, R
Henshaw, Mrs. Elinore E, 525 S Norton av, R
Henshaw, Marjorie, 525 S Norton av, R

Ransom and family were shown in the 1948 Register of Voters, Precinct 1507, Los Angeles, California, all registered as Republicans:20

Henshaw, Ransom, 525 S Norton av, R
Henshaw, Mrs. Elinore E, 525 S Norton av, R
Henshaw, Marjorie, 525 S Norton av, R

Elinore died Aug 4 1977, Medford, Jackson County, Oregon; age 83.11,13,19  Oregon death certificate #77-12195.13  

Elinore's obituary was published in the "Los Angeles Times" (Los Angeles, California)19 and in "The Press-Courier" (Oxnard, California)21 on Tuesday, August 9, 1977 (see scans below).  

He then married Betty -.13  

In 1985 Ransom was living in Rogue Valley Manor, a retirement center near Medford, Jackson County, Oregon.22  (he had apparently been previously living in/near Los Angeles, California).22  

Ransom Henshaw died Dec 17 1988, Jackson County, Oregon.11,13  Oregon death certificate #88-23706.13

(photo)Photo: Newspaper article about Ransom Henshaw / Elinor Earl marriage "Oakland Tribune" (Oakland, California), May 3 1917 16

(photo)Photo: Newspaper article about Ransom Henshaw / Elinor Earl marriage "Oakland Tribune" (Oakland, California), Jun 5 1917 17

(photo)Photo: Elinor Earl "Oakland Tribune" (Oakland, California), Aug 6 1917 23

(photo)Photo: Elinore Earle "Oakland Tribune" (Oakland, California), Aug 22 1917 15

(photo)Photo: Obituary of Elinore Earle "Los Angeles Times" (Los Angeles, California), Aug 9 1977 19

(photo)Photo: Obituary of Elinore Earle "The Press-Courier" (Oxnard, California), Aug 9 1977 21

Social Security information for Ransom Henshaw: 551-46-5323

Social Security information for Elinore H. Earl: 554-68-4905


Sources

  1. "Our Family: A Little Account of it for my Descendents", by Sarah Edwards Henshaw, Oakland, California, 1894, contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw. USIGS scan: http://www.usigs.org/library/books/families/Henshaw1894
  2. VitalSearch California Birth Index 1905-2001:
    http://www.vitalsearch-ca.com/gen/ca/_vitals/cabirthm.htm.
  3. 1930 census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California; roll T626-136, ED 96, page 12A, line #6, dwelling #238, family #255.
  4. 1940 census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California; roll T627-401, ED 60-283, page 8B, line #41, household #158.
  5. 1920 census, Porterville, Tulare County, California; roll T625-153, ED 217, page 3B, line #68, dwelling #361, family #919.
  6. RootsWeb California Birth Record Database:
    http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/birth/search.cgi.
  7. California, Select Births and Christenings, 1812-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1900 census, 4th Ward, Oakland, Alameda County, California; roll T623-82, ED 362, page 1B, line #60, dwelling #12, family #12.
  9. 1910 census, Oakland, Alameda County, California; roll T624-70, ED 124, page 21B, line #73, dwelling #443, family #465.
  10. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. "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
  12. "Timothy and Rhoda Ogden Edwards of Stockbridge, Mass., and Their Descendents: A Genealogy", by William H. Edwards (1903, Cincinnati: The Robert Clarke Company);
    http://books.google.com/books?id=dcsUAAAAYAAJ.
  13. Oregon Death Index, 1903-98; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. California, Marriage Records from Select Counties, 1850-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. "Oakland Tribune" (Oakland, California), Aug 22 1917; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. "Oakland Tribune" (Oakland, California), May 3 1917; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. "Oakland Tribune" (Oakland, California), Jun 5 1917; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. "Oakland Tribune" (Oakland, California), Jul 5 1927; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. "Los Angeles Times" (Los Angeles, California), Aug 9 1977; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968; http://www.ancestry.com.
  21. "The Press-Courier" (Oxnard, California), Aug 9 1977; http://www.ancestry.com.
  22. Posting 6/24/2000 by Barbara Erden () to CAROOTS-L.
  23. "Oakland Tribune" (Oakland, California), Aug 6 1917; http://www.ancestry.com.


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