Mary Ellen Henshaw

 1. Newton Hinshaw (c1833-1867) m Hannah Jane Fears (c1832-?)
 2.. Thomas William Henshaw (1858-1926) m Hanah Olivar (1853-1927)
 3... Mary Ellen Henshaw (1876-c1932)
      +Benjamin McFall "Mackey" White (1874-1954)
Mary Ellen Henshaw     [ID 06539] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Mary Ellen Henshaw1,2 [Mary Magdeline Henshaw3, Mary Magaline Henshaw4, Daisy Henshaw4].

Born 1876, Alabama.1,5,6  (Feb - 1873, Alabama).4,7  

She married Benjamin McFall "Mackey" White2,4,8 [Benjamin J. McFalls White3, Ben McFalls White9, Mack White5], Oct 31 18972,4,8, Powhatan, Lawrence County, Arkansas2,4,8.  Benjamin, son of William Benjamin White & Nancy Arrena Ledford, was born May 10 1874, Fulton, Callaway County, Missouri.4,7,9,10  

Children:

Roy White, born Nov - 1899, Arkansas; apparently died young. 4,7,11
Elmer White, born 1901/1902, Arkansas. 4,5,11,12
Rubin/Reuben White, born 1902, Smithville, Lawrence County, Arkansas; apparently died young. 4,11
Ray White, born 1902, Smithville, Lawrence County, Arkansas; apparently died young. 4,11
Elvis White, born Jun 23 1904 [c1906], Smithville, Lawrence County, Arkansas; died c1956. 4,11,12
Lilly White, born 1908, Arkansas. 4,5,12
Hester White, born Aug 6 1913, Black Rock, Arkansas; died Dec 28 2001, Cape Girardeau, Missouri; married Johnny Walls, Dec 24 1930, Portageville, Missouri (children: Landall Walls; J.C. Walls; Estel Walls; Roger Walls; Buford Walls; Donald Walls; Evelyne Walls; Mary Lou Walls; Deloris Walls). 3,10,11
Ode/Odie White, born c1918, Arkansas. 10,11
Troy Edward White. 11

Mary Ellen and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 14 1900), DeRoche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas:7

White, Mackay, head-of-household, age 26, born May 1874 in Missouri; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Georgia; married 3 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
White, Mary, wife, age 27, born Feb 1873 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; married 3 years; 1 child, 1 living; cannot write.
White, Roy, son, age 7 months, born Nov 1899 in Arkansas; father born in Missouri; mother born in Alabama.
White, John H., boarder, age 20, born Sept 1879 in Missouri; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Georgia; single; occupation: farmer; rented farm; cannot read or write.

Mary Ellen and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 28 1910), Strawberry Township, Lawrence County, Arkansas:12

White, Mack, head-of-household, age 33, born in Arkansas; parents born in Alabama; first marriage, married 12 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm.
White, Mary, wife, age 33, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first marriage, married 12 years; 6 children, 3 living; occupation: farm laborer, home farm.
White, Elmer, son, age 8, born in Arkansas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Alabama; occupation: farm laborer, home farm; attended school.
White, Elvis, son, age 4, born in Arkansas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Alabama.
White, Lilly, daughter, age 2, born in Arkansas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Alabama.

On Sep 12 1918 Ben McFalls White, age 44, registered for the World War I draft in Lonoke County, Arkansas.  He declared he was born May 10 1874, and was then residing in Butlerville, Lonoke County, Arkansas, a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was Mary M. White of Butlerville.  He was recorded as stout, medium height, blue eyes, black hair.9  

Mary and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 9 1930), Portage Township, New Madrid County, Missouri:10

White, Mackey, head-of-household, age 55, born in Missouri; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Georgia; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, [..unclear..] farm; not a war veteran.
White, Mary, wife, age 55, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 22; cannot read or write.
White, Hester, daughter, age 16, born in Arkansas; father born in Missouri; mother born in Alabama.
White, Ode, son, age 12, born in Arkansas; father born in Missouri; mother born in Alabama; cannot read or write.
Brock, William, boarder, age 65, born in Missouri; parents born in Tennessee; divorced; cannot read or write; occupation: laborer, general farm; not a war veteran.

Mary Ellen Henshaw died about 1932, Bakersfield, Ozark County, Missouri.4  

Benjamin died Jun 30 1954, Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri; buried Portageville, New Madrid County, Missouri.4  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Darrell Hanshaw.
  2. Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters citing:
    Marriage records, Lawrence County, Arkansas, book N, pg 170.
  3. Obituary of Hester (White) Walls; New Madrid County, Missouri, obits:
    http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/newmadrid/obit-post.htm.
  4. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  5. Family group sheets and descendent chart contributed by Dorothy Henshaw White ()
  6. 1880 census, Beat 18, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T9-16, ED 102, page 66D, line #44, dwelling #35, family #36.
  7. 1900 census, DeRoche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; roll T623-61, ED 55, page 11B, line #78, dwelling #185, family #186.
  8. Arkansas Marriages, 1851-1900; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1930 census, Portage Township, New Madrid County, Missouri; roll T626-1214, ED 22, page 5B, line #71, dwelling #92, family #93.
  11. Contribution from Dorothy Henshaw White.
  12. 1910 census, Strawberry Township, Lawrence County, Arkansas; roll T624-55, ED 88, page 4B, line #69, dwelling #73, family #73.


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