Charles Chouteau 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......... Ashbel Burnham Henshaw (c1807-1874) m Margaret Houston Marsh (c1819-1854)
10.......... John Marsh Henshaw (1847-1906) m Emilie Ann "Mimi" Chouteau (1846-1894)
11........... Charles Chouteau Henshaw (1872-1933)
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Born Sep 29 18721,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 [Oct - 18739], St. Louis, Missouri1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 [Louisiana10,11].  

Charles was doubly-enumerated in the 1900 census, being shown once (Jun 11 1900) enumerated with his widowed father and family in New Iberia:9

Henshaw, Charles C., son, age 26, born Oct 1873 in Missouri; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Missouri.
and again (Jul 5 1900) living with (or staying with) the McIlhenny family (cousins) on Petite Anse (later called Avery Island), Iberia Parish, Louisiana:10
Avery, D.D., head-of-household, age 57, born Sept 1842 in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; widower; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
McHenny [sic], Mary E., sister, age 62, born May 1838 in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; widow; 8 children, 6 living.
Leeds, Ceras, sister, age 60, born Feby 1840 in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; widow.
McIlHenny, Cera Every, niece, age 39, born Sept 1860 in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; single.
McIlHenny, John Every, nephew, age 32, born Nov 1867 in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; single.
McIlHenny, Rufus Every, nephew, age 23, born Mch 1887 in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; single.
Britton, Clarance, boarder, age 34, born May 1866 in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; single.
Henshaw, C.C., boarder, age 27, born Sept 1872 in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; single.
Dragone, Adrienne, boarder, age 32, born Nov 1867 in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; single.
Hardy, Grason, boarder, age 24, born May 1876 in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; single; occupation: carpenter.
Richter, Gustave E., boarder, age 20, born May 1880 in Germany; parents born in Germany; single; occupation: gardener.
Victor, boarder, age 28, born Mch 1872 in France; parents born in France; single; occupation: gardener.

Charles was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 29 1910), living with his brothers in New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana:12

Henshaw, Charles, head-of-household, age 37, born in Missouri; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Missouri; single; occupation: president, [..unclear..]; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Neville, brother, age 30, born in Missouri; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Missouri; first marriage, married 6 years; occupation: author, [..unclear..].
Henshaw, Julia, sister-in-law, age 26, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 6 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, John M., nephew, age 4 [unclear], born in Virginia; father born in Missouri; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Herbert P., nephew, age 2 [unclear], born in Virginia; father born in Missouri; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Harold [unclear] M., brother, age 26, born in Louisiana; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Missouri; first marriage, married 3 years [unclear]; occupation: planter, sugar [..unclear..].
Henshaw, Marjorie, sister-in-law, age 25, born in Louisiana; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Mississippi; first marriage, married 3 years [unclear]; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Harold Jr., nephew, age 1, born in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana.

On Sep 9 1918 C.C. Henshaw was issued a U.S. passport "to Italy".  He declared she was born September 29th 1872 in St. Louis, Missouri, and his father, John M. Henshaw was born in Louisiana.  He declared he intended to depart on September 18th 1918 from the Port of New York (ship unspecified), intending to visit Italy, France and Great Britain for the purpose of "Service in the American Red Cross".  He was recorded as age 45, 5' 7" tall, grey eyes, "dark brown slightly grey" hair, fair complexion, long face, square chin, high forehead, "long pointed" nose.6  

On Dec 16 1918 Charles Henshaw, age 46, apparently traveling alone, arrived at the Port of New York (Ellis Island) on the ship S.S. La Lorraine, which sailed from Bordeaux, France on Dec 3 1918.  He declared he was single, born Sept 29 1872 in St. Denis [sic], Missouri, and his address in the United States was Avery Island, Louisiana.7  

Charles was shown in the 1920 census (Mar 23 1920), living as a "boarder" with his cousin Rufus McIlhenny on Avery Island, Iberia Parish, Louisiana:11

McIlhenny, Ruffus A., head-of-household, age 44, born in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; owned home; occupation: office, [..unclear..].
McIlhenny, Clara [unclear], wife, age 42, born in Louisiana; father born in Maryland; mother born in Kentucky.
Henshaw, Charles C., board[er], age 47, born in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; single; occupation: none.
Thibdeau [unclear], Mary, servant, black, age 25, born in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; single; occupation: servant, private family.
Dunn, Levi, servant, black, age 22, born in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; single; occupation: servant, yard.
Rufus McIlhenny was a son of Tabasco inventor E. McIlhenny and grandson of Daniel Dudley Avery & Sarah Craig Marsh; Sarah Craig Marsh was the sister of Charles' grandmother, Margaret Houston Marsh;13 thus Charles and Rufus were second cousins.  

On Feb 18 1921 Charles C. Henshaw was issued a U.S. passport.  He declared she was born Sept. 29th 1872 in St. Louis, Missouri, and his father, John M. Henshaw was born in Louisiana, and was then deceased.  Charles declared he was then residing on Avery Island, Louisiana, occupied as a banker.  His previous passport was issued from Washington on Sept. 1918 and was cancelled at New York.  He declared he intended to depart from the port of New Orleans, Louisiana "on receipt of passport", aboard the "United French SS Line", intending to visit Mexico, Panama, Haiti, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Columbia, British Honduras, Cuba and Jamaica for the purpose of "travel".  He was recorded as age 48, 5' 7" tall, grey eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, long face, round chin, high forehead, straight nose.6  

On Sep 23 1924 Charles C. Henshaw was issued a U.S. passport "to England, France, Belgium and Italy".  He declared she was born Sept. 29th 1872 in St. Louis, Missouri, and his father, J M Henshaw was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and was then deceased.  Charles declared he was then residing on Avery Island, Louisiana, occupied as a banker.  His previous passport was issued from Washington on Feby 18th 1921 and was "enclosed with this application".  He declared he intended to depart from the port of Quebec, Canada on Oct 16 1924 aboard the "Carmania", intending to visit England, France, Belgium and Italy for the purpose of "travel".  He was recorded as age 51, 5' 7" tall, gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, long face, round chin, high forehead, straight nose.6  

Charles was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 23 1930), living with his cousin Rufus Avery McIlhenny on Avery Island, Iberia Parish, Louisiana:5

McIlhenny, Rufus, head-of-household, age 54, born in Louisiana; father born in Maryland; mother born in Louisiana; first married at age 27; owned home ($20,000 value); radio in home; occupation: manufacturer, Tabasco pep.
McIlhenny, Clara M., wife, age 51, born in Louisiana; father born in Maryland; mother born in Kentucky; first married at age 25.
Henshaw, Charles, cousin, age 57, born in Missouri; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Missouri; single; occupation: manager, plantation; World War I veteran, Red C[..unclear..].
Dunn, Levi, servant, negro, age 32, born in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; first married at age 22; occupation: yardman, private family.
Dunn, Mary, servant, negro, age 35, born in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; first married at age 25; occupation: maid, private family.
Hill, John, servant, negro, age 24, born in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; single; occupation: yardman, private family.
Butler, Leontine, servant, negro, age 24, born in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; single; occupation: cook, private family.

Charles Chouteau Henshaw died Jul 22 1933, Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyoming; buried Avery Island Cemetery, Iberia Parish, Louisiana.8

(photo)Photo: Charles Chouteau Henshaw 1918 passport photo 6

(photo)Photo: Charles Chouteau Henshaw 1921 passport photo 6

(photo)Photo: Charles Chouteau Henshaw 1924 passport photo 6


Sources

  1. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  2. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Glenn Jones ().
  3. 1880 census, 6th Ward, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana; roll T9-0454, ED 31, page 445B, line #13, dwelling #476, family #495.
  4. 1880 census, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri; roll T9-0735, ED 408, page 209C, line #20, dwelling #128, family #140.
  5. 1930 census, Police Jury Ward 9, Avery Island, Iberia Parish, Louisiana; roll T626-794, ED 20, page 16A, line #1, dwelling #1, family #1.
  6. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Ellis Island Foundation manifest database: http://www.ellisisland.org.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=113162866.
  9. 1900 census, 6th Ward, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana; roll T623-565, ED 35, page 17B, line #50, dwelling #333, family #333.
  10. 1900 census, Petite Anse, Iberia Parish, Louisiana; roll T623-565, ED 36, page 30B, line #81, dwelling #527, family #529.
  11. 1920 census, Avery Island, Iberia Parish, Louisiana; roll T625-613, ED 22, page 21B, line #55, dwelling #633, family #635.
  12. 1910 census, 3rd Ward, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana; roll T624-514, ED 19, page 28A, line #1, dwelling #513, family #538.
  13. Contribution from Shane K. Bernard, Ph.D., Historian & Curator, McIlhenny Company Archives ().


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