John Rawling Henshaw

 1. Samuel Henshaw (c1661-c1719) m Keziah Pell (c1670->1721)
 2.. Samuel Henshaw (?-c1758) m Martha Noell (c1689-?)
 3... John Henshaw (c1728-1790) m Rachel Lee Boulware (c1730-1794)
 4.... Charles Lee Henshaw (c1776-1829) m Elizabeth Gatewood (c1770-1826)
 5..... George W. Henshaw (c1808-<1850) m Susan S. Chenault (c1815-?)
 6...... Eugene Henshaw (1832-1915) m Willie Ann Saunders (c1832-1878)
 7....... John Rawling Henshaw (1867-1954)
          +Ida Lee Boueware (1870-1929)
 8........  Olive Edna Henshaw (1894-1968) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
 8........  John Lee Henshaw (1897-1945) 1,2,3,5,6
 8........  Mary Lou Henshaw (1899-) 1,2,3,4,5,6,8
 8........  George Henshaw (1901-1976) 1,2,3,4,6,8,9
 8........  Mark Luther Henshaw (1904-1995) 1,2,3,4,6,8
 8........  Alice Henshaw (1905-1992) 1,2,3,4,6,8
 8........  Harry Rawlings Henshaw (1907-1997) 1,2,3,4,6,8,9
 8........  William Thomas Henshaw (1910-1975) 1,2,3,4,6,8
 8........  Nellie Mae Henshaw (1911-1943) 1,2,8
          +Sarah Elizabeth Willcox (1882-1962)
John Rawling Henshaw     [ID 06846] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

John Rawling Henshaw10,11 [John Ryland Henshaw1,2,9].

Born May 20 1867, King and Queen County, Virginia.1,6,12  (May 20 1868, King William County, Virginia).2,5  

He married Ida Lee Boueware, Feb 4 1894, Chesterfield County, Virginia.1,2,5,6,10  Ida, daughter of Mark Boueware & Susan Poarch, was born Oct 7 1870, Caroline County, Virginia.1,2,5,6,13  

John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 25 1900), Chesterfield County, Virginia:5

Henshaw, John R., head-of-household, age 32, born May 1868 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 6 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Henshaw, Ida L., wife, age 29, born Oct 1870 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 6 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Olive, daughter, age 5, born Oct 1894 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, John L., son, age 2, born Aug 1897 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Mary L., daughter, age 6 months, born Nov 1899 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.

John and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 3 1910), Chesterfield County, Virginia:6

Henshaw, John R, head-of-household, age 41, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 16 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (mortgaged).
Henshaw, Ida V, wife, age 39, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 16 years; 8 children, 8 living.
Henshaw, Olive, daughter, age 15, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Johnnie L, son, age 13, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Mary L, daughter, age 11, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, George, son, age 9, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Mark, son, age 7, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Alice, daughter, age 5, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Harris, son, age 3, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, William, son, age 3 months [unclear], born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.

John and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 13 1920), River Road, Dinwiddie County, Virginia:8

Henshaw, John, head-of-household, age 49, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; owned home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Henshaw, Ida L., wife, age 48, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Mary L., daughter, age 19, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; occupation: laborer, home farm.
Henshaw, George, son, age 18, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Mark, son, age 15, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Alice, daughter, age 14, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Harry, son, age 11, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, William, son, age 9, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Nellie, daughter, age 8, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.

Ida died Feb 3 1929, Dinwiddie County, Virginia.1,2  

He then married Sarah Elizabeth Willcox14 [Sarah Elizabeth Grammer2,14, Bettie Elizabeth Wilcox15,16, Elizabeth Grammer17], Oct 10 192914, Petersburg, Virginia14.  Sarah, daughter of William H. Willcox & Susie Faison, was born Feb 2 1882, Waverly, Sussex County, Virginia.14,15,17,18  (Feb 2 1883, James William + Sarah Elizabeth Wilcox).16,19  

Sarah had been previously married to a -- Grammer, and had a daughter, Lillie Mae Grammer15,17 (May 5 1925 - Jul 5 2012, married Warren Harding Marek).11,20,21  

John and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 23 1930), River Road, Dinwiddie County, Virginia:15

Henshaw, John R., head-of-household, age 58, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 21; owned home ($3,000 value); radio in home; occupation: watchman; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Bettie, wife, age 47, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 29 [unclear].
Grammer [unclear], Lillie M., step-daughter, age 4, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.

John and family were shown in the 1940 census (Jul 11 1940), River Road, Dinwiddie County, Virginia:17

Henshaw, John R., head-of-household, age 69, born in Virginia; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; owned farm ($1500 value); occupation: farmer, farm.
Henshaw, Elizabeth, wife, age 56, born in Virginia; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area.
Grammar [unclear], Lily May, step-daughter, age 15, born in Virginia; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; attended school.

John Rawling Henshaw died Feb 28 1954, at his home, River Road, Dinwiddie County, Virginia; age 85.1,2,11,22  

John's obituary was published in "The Progress-Index" (Petersburg, Virginia) on Monday, March 1, 195411 (see scan below).  

Sarah died Dec 17 1962, Petersburg General Hospital, Petersburg, Virginia; age 79.16,19,23  

Bettie's obituary was published in "The Progress-Index" (Petersburg, Virginia) on Monday, December 17, 196216 (see scan below).

(photo)Photo: John Rawling Henshaw obituary "The Progress-Index", Mar 1 1954 11

(photo)Photo: Bettie Elizabeth Wilcox obituary "The Progress-Index", Dec 17 1962

Social Security information for Sarah Elizabeth Willcox: 225-26-0671


Sources

  1. Contribution from Charles Ruffin Henshaw Jr..
  2. Contribution from Jane Bennett ().
  3. Obituary of John Lee Henshaw, Sr..
  4. John Rawling Henshaw obituary.
  5. 1900 census, Matoaca District, Chesterfield County, Virginia; roll T623-1705, ED 7, page 18A, line #22, dwelling #335, family #348.
  6. 1910 census, Bermuda District, Chesterfield County, Virginia; roll T624-1625, ED 1, page 11B, line #57, dwelling #190, family #190.
  7. Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1892-96; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1920 census, Namozine District, Dinwiddie County, Virginia; roll T625-1885, ED 22, page 6A, line #16, dwelling #103, family #103.
  9. George Henshaw obituary.
  10. Contribution from Melissa Smith Kennedy ().
  11. Obituary of John Rawling Henshaw; "The Progress-Index", Mar 1 1954;
    http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1880 LDS census index, District 29, Bowling Green, Caroline County, Virginia; roll T9-1359, page 521A.
  14. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. 1930 census, Namozine District, Dinwiddie County, Virginia; roll T626-2441, ED 5, page 12B, line #67, dwelling #233, family #241.
  16. Obituary of Bettie Elizabeth Henshaw; "The Progress-Index", Dec 17 1962;
    http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. 1940 census, Namozine District, Dinwiddie County, Virginia; roll T627-4258, ED 27-6, page 9B, line #46, household #161.
  18. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. Obituary of Lillie Mae Marek; "The Progress-Index", Jul 7-8 2012;
    United States Obituary Collection; http://www.ancestry.com.
  21. "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
  22. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=61619876.
  23. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=121669920.


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