Nevil Gratiot 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........... Nevil Gratiot Henshaw (1880-1936)
              +Julia McRae Plummer (1880-1959)
12............  John Marsh Henshaw (1906-1961) 1,2,3,4
12............  Herbert Plummer Henshaw (1907-1990) 1,2,3,5
Nevil Gratiot Henshaw     [ID 06067] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Nevil Gratiot Henshaw3,6,7 [Neville G. Henshaw2,8,9].

Born Apr 23 18802,3,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri2,3,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15 [Louisiana5].  

The following article was published in the "Lafayette Advertiser" (Lafayette, Louisiana) on August 26, 1903:16

Royville News

Mr. C.T. Cade, of High Island, Tex. and Neville Henshaw, of New Iberia, are spending some time at "Belleview."

The following article was published in the "Lafayette Advertiser" (Lafayette, Louisiana) on January 13, 1904:17

Youngsville News

N. G. Henshaw and brother, H. M. Henshaw, spent Xmas at Bellevue.

The following article was published in the "Lafayette Advertiser" (Lafayette, Louisiana) on January 20, 1904:18

Royville News

Messrs. N. and H. Henshaw, of New Iberia, visited Bellevue again this week.

The following article was published in the "Lafayette Advertiser" (Lafayette, Louisiana) on February 3, 1904:19

Youngsville News

Mr. Neville Henshaw, of New Iberia, is visiting at the hospitable home of Hon. Overton Cade.

The following article was published in the "Lafayette Advertiser" (Lafayette, Louisiana) on February 17, 1904:20

Youngsville News

Mr. Nevil Henshaw, who has been visiting at the home of Mr. Overton Cade, has returned to New Iberia.

The following article was published in the "Lafayette Advertiser" (Lafayette, Louisiana) on April 27, 1904:21

Royville News

Mr. Nevil Henshaw of New Iberia, is spending a few days at the hospitable home of Hon. O. Cade.

He married Julia McRae Plummer22, Jun 7 190522 [Jun 5 19051,8,13,14, about 19042], Petersburg, Virginia22.  Julia, daughter of Stark Armistead Plummer & Cornelia Peterson1,4,5,13,14,23,24, was born Jan 30 18801,4,5,13,14,23,24 [about 18823, about 18842], Virginia1,4,5,13,14,23,24.  

On Feb 12 1906 Nevil and Julia arrived at the Port of New Orleans on the S.S. Olympia, having sailed Feb 8 1906 from Puerto Cortes, Honduras:25

Nevil Henshaw, age 25, from Louisiana; occupation: planter.
Julia Henshaw, age 25, from Louisiana.

Nevil and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 29 1910), living with his brothers in New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana:2

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 12 1918 Nevil Gratiot Henshaw, age 38, registered for the World War I draft in Albemarle County, Virginia.  He declared he was born April 23 1880, and was then residing Charlottesville, Virginia where he was a writer, working in his residence.  He declared his nearest relative was Julia P. Henshaw of Charlottesville.  He was recorded as medium height, slender, brown eyes, black hair.7  

Nevil and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 10 1920), Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia:3

Henshaw, Nevil G., head-of-household, age 39, born in Missouri; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Missouri; owned home; occupation: "writer", "insurance".
Henshaw, Julia P., wife, age 38, born in Virginia; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, John M., son, age 13, born in Virginia; father born in Missouri; mother born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Herbert P., son, age 12, born in Virginia; father born in Missouri; mother born in Virginia; attended school.
Touneson, Harriet, housekeeper, age 77, born in Norway.
Smith, Willie, servant, age 30, born in Virginia.
Smith, Louisa, servant, age 25, born in Virginia; occupation: cook.

Nevil and family were shown in the 1927 city directory of Charlottesville, Virginia:26

Henshaw Herbert P, student r 824 Locust av
Henshaw Jno M, student r 824 Locust av
Henshaw Nevil G (Julia P), writer h 824 Locust av
Nevil and family were shown in the 1929 city directory of Charlottesville, Virginia:26
Henshaw Herbert P, agt Sun Life Assurance Co of Canada r 824 Locust av
Henshaw Jno M, r 824 Locust av
Henshaw Nevil G (Julia P), writer h 824 Locust av

Nevil and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 9 1930), Locust Grove [street], Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia:5

Henshaw, N.G., head-of-household, age 49, born in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; first married at age 25; owned home ($15,000 value); no radio in home; occupation: author, independent; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Julia P., wife, age 49, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 25.
Henshaw, Herbert, son, age 22, born in Virginia; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Virginia; single; occupation: agent, life insurance; not a war veteran.
Scott, Annie, servant, negro, age 50, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; widow; occupation: gen'l work, private family.

Nevil and family were shown in the 1931 city directory of Charlottesville, Virginia:26

Henshaw Herbert P res agt Sun Life Assurance Co of Canada r824 Locust av
Henshaw John M r824 Locust av
Henshaw Nevil G (Julia P) writer h824 Locust av
Nevil and family were shown in the 1934 city directory of Charlottesville, Virginia:26
Henshaw Eliz M Mrs cash Charlottesville Hdw Co Inc r824 Locust av
Henshaw Herbert P (Eliz M) res agt Sun Life Assurance Co of Canada r824 Locust av
Henshaw John M r824 Locust av
Henshaw Nevil G (Julia P) writer h824 Locust av

On Sep 2 1935 Nevil arrived at the Port of New York on the S.S. Berlin, having sailed Aug 23 1935 from Boulogne Sur Mer, France:11

Henshaw, Nevil G., age 55, born 4.23.80 in St. Louis, Missouri; married; address in the U.S.: 824 Locust Ave., Charlottesville, Virginia..

Nevil Gratiot Henshaw died Nov 24 1936, Charlottesville, Virginia; buried Riverview Cemetery, 1701 Chesapeake Street, Charlottesville, Virginia.13,14,15,24,27  

Nevil's death was reported in the "New York Times" (New York, New York) on November 26, 193627 (see scan below).  

Julia was shown in the 1938 city directory of Charlottesville, Virginia:26

Henshaw Herbert P (Eliz M) slsmn Market St Motors h rear 824 Locust av
Henshaw John M h824 Locust av
Henshaw Julia P (wid Nevil G) h824 Locust av

Widow Julia and son were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 10 1940), 824 Locust Ave., Charlottesville, Virginia:4

Henshaw, Julia P, head-of-household, age 60, born in Virginia; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned home ($10,000 value).
Henshaw, John M, wife [sic], age 33, born in Virginia; completed 2 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; single; occupation: salesman, automobile.
Frazier, Mary L, servant, negro, age 34, born in Virginia; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; single; rented home ($5/month rent); occupation: maid, private home; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $325 wages in 1939.

Julia was shown in the 1940 city directory of Charlottesville, Virginia:26

Henshaw Herbert P (Eliz M) slsmn Wilhoit-Davis Motors h rear 824 Locust av
Henshaw John M Hoff-Barlow Motor Co r824 Locust av
Henshaw Julia P (wid Nevil) h824 Locust av
Julia was shown in the 1945 city directory of Charlottesville, Virginia:26
Henshaw Constance D Mrs clk Retail Merchants Assn r1205 Wertland
Henshaw Herbert P (Betty M) slsmn J R Harper h rear 824 Locust av
Henshaw Jack (Constance D) USA r1205 Wertland
Henshaw Julia P (wid Nathan [sic] G) h824 Locust av
Julia was shown in the 1947 city directory of Charlottesville, Virginia:26
Henshaw Constance D Mrs clk Retail Merchants Assn h1856 Fendall av
Henshaw Herbert P (Eliz M) slsmgr Vance Buick h rear 824 Locust av
Henshaw John M (Constance D) ofc clk Chvle Mtrs h1856 Fendall av
Henshaw Julia P (wid Nathan [sic] G) h824 Locust av
Julia was shown in the 1950 city directory of Charlottesville, Virginia:26
Henshaw Constance B Mrs clk Retail Merchants Assn h1856 Fendall av
Henshaw Herbert P (Eliz M) slsmn Vance Buick h rear 824 Locust av
Henshaw John M (Constance B) clk Chvle Mtrs h1856 Fendall av
Henshaw Julia P (wid Nevil G) h824 Locust av
Julia was shown in the 1953 city directory of Charlottesville, Virginia:26
Henshaw Constance D Mrs reporter Retail Merchants Assn h1856 Fendall av
Henshaw Herbert P (Eliz M) sls mgr Vance Buick h rear 824 Locust av
Henshaw John M (Constance D) clk Chvle Mtrs h1856 Fendall av
Henshaw Julia P (wid Nevil G) h824 Locust av
Julia was shown in the 1956 city directory of Charlottesville, Virginia:26
Henshaw Herbert P (Eliz M) slsmn Vance Buick h rear 824 Locust av
Henshaw Julia P (wid Neville J) h824 Locust av
Henshaw P Julia studt r rear 824 Locust av
Julia was shown in the 1957 city directory of Charlottesville, Virginia:26
Henshaw Herbert P (Eliz M) slsmn Vance Buick h rear 824 Locust av
Henshaw Julia P (wid Nevil) h824 Locust av
Julia was shown in the 1958 city directory of Charlottesville, Virginia:26
Henshaw Herbert P (Eliz M) slsmn Vance Buick h rear 824 Locust av
Henshaw John M r824 Locust av
Henshaw Julia studt r rear 824 Locust av
Henshaw Julia P (wid Nevil S) h824 Locust av

Julia died 1959, buried Riverview Cemetery, 1701 Chesapeake Street, Charlottesville, Virginia.23  

Nevil was the author of the following works:6

"A Coward's Treasure". Deposit, NY: Outing Pub. Co., 1910.
"The Duty of P'ere Martain". New York: Ridgway, 1913.
"The Inheritance of Jean Trouve". Indianapolis: The Bobb Merrill Company, 1922.
"The Killer and the Bug Man". Deposit, NY: Outing Pub. Co., 1912.
"A Line of Grand Woods; A Story of Louisiana". New York: The Outing Publishing Company, 1909.
"Le moulin a canne a sucre". Tours: Madison Mame; 1937.
"The Painted Woods". Indianapolis: The Bobb Merrill Company, 1924.
"A Southern Lullaby; Cradle Song". New Orleans: L. Grunewals Co. Ltd., 1905.
"Tiger Bayou". New York: A.H. King, 1931.
"Vocal Score of the Visiting Girl". New Iberia, LA: Hall and Henshaw, 1907.
"The Well of Lafitte". New York: Ridgeway, 1913.
"Cajun Travelers".
"The Thrown Death" (short story: "Adventure" magazine, Jan 10 1925).
and several short stories published in "The Cavalier". 28,29

(photo)Photo: Nevil Gratiot Henshaw obituary "New York Times" (New York, New York), Nov 26 1936 27


Sources

  1. Garber, Virginia Armistead: "The Armistead Family". Whittet & Shepperson, Printers, Richmond 1910.
  2. 1910 census, 3rd Ward, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana; roll T624-514, ED 19, page 28A, line #1, dwelling #513, family #538.
  3. 1920 census, Charlottesville, Virginia; roll T625-1882, ED 21, page 14A, line #7, dwelling #260, family #274.
  4. 1940 census, Charlottesville, Virginia; roll T627-4305, ED 104-1, page 6B, line #50, household #127.
  5. 1930 census, 1st Ward, Charlottesville, Virginia; roll T626-2466, ED 1, page 12A, line #14, dwelling #231, family #253.
  6. "Louisiana Authors"; Louisiana State University:
    http://www.lib.lsu.edu/la/h.html.
  7. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  9. 1900 census, 6th Ward, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana; roll T623-565, ED 35, page 17B, line #50, dwelling #333, family #333.
  10. Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. 1880 census, 6th Ward, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana; roll T9-0454, ED 31, page 445B, line #13, dwelling #476, family #495.
  13. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Glenn Jones ().
  14. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by John Dale ().
  15. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Mike Hatherly ().
  16. The "Lafayette Advertiser", Aug 26 1903; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. The "Lafayette Advertiser", Jan 13 1904; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. The "Lafayette Advertiser", Jan 20 1904; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. The "Lafayette Advertiser", Feb 3 1904; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. The "Lafayette Advertiser", Feb 17 1904; http://www.ancestry.com.
  21. The "Lafayette Advertiser", Apr 27 1904; http://www.ancestry.com.
  22. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; http://www.ancestry.com.
  23. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by David Plumer ().
  24. http://www.findagrave.com.
  25. New Orleans, Passenger Lists, 1813-1945; http://www.ancestry.com.
  26. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  27. Nevil Gratiot Henshaw obituary; "New York Times" (New York, New York), Nov 26 1936; http://www.ancestry.com.
  28. http://users.ev1.net/~homeville/fictionmag/t235.htm.
  29. http://users.ev1.net/~homeville/anth/s84.htm.


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