Mattie Henshaw

 1. Mattie Henshaw (1869-1946)
    +Richard Barker Thompson (1867-1946)
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Mattie Henshaw1 [Mattie Hanshaw2,3].

Born Mar 15 1869, Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa.1,4  

She married Richard Barker Thompson, Aug 16 1891, Corning, Adams County, Iowa.1  Richard, son of Andrew Thompson & Margaret Inman, was born May 24 1867, Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa.1,4  

This was Richard's second marriage; he had previously married about 1887 to Jessie Mayhew,1 by whom he had a daughter, Mary M. Thompson.5  

Children:1,2,4,5,6,7,8

Rodney Barker Thompson, born Jun 12 1892, Corning, Adams County, Iowa; died Apr 1965; married Viola -- (children: Earl Thompson, c1917; Rodney Thompson, 1918). 9,10,11
Archie Henshaw Thompson, born Oct 20 1896, Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado; (son: Richard Barker Thompson, born Jul 11 1936). 12
Harry Inman Thompson, born May 12 1901, Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado; buried Mountain View Cemetery. 13
Lois Katherine Thompson, born Jul 7 1904, Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado; died Oct 31 1999, buried Mountain View Cemetery; married Andrew Allen (child: Shirley Allen). 13

Mattie and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 12 1900), 14 Maple St., South Canon, Fremont County, Colorado:4

Thompson, Richard B, head-of-household, age 33, born May 1867 in Iowa; parents born in England; married 9 years; occupation: painter; owned home (free).
Thompson, Mattie, wife, age 31, born Mar 1869 in Iowa; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 9 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Thompson, Rodney B, son, age 7, born June 1892 in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; attended school 9 months.
Thompson, Archie H, son, age 3, born Oct 1896 in Colorado; parents born in Iowa.
Leek, Mary, niece, age 11, born Feb 1889 in Iowa; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Illinois; attended school 9 months.

Mattie and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), 907 So. 3rd. St., South Canon, Fremont County, Colorado:5

Thompson, Richard, head-of-household, age 43, born in Iowa; father born in England; mother born in Ohio; first marriage [sic], married 18 years; occupation: paper hanger; owned home (mortgaged).
Thompson, Mattie, wife, age 42, born in Iowa; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 18 years; 5 children, 5 living.
Thompson, Mary M., daughter, age 21, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; occupation: school teacher.
Thompson, Rodney B., son, age 17, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; occupation: laborer, painter; attended school.
Thompson, Archie, son, age 13, born in Colorado; parents born in Iowa; occupation: newsboy; attended school.
Thompson, Harry, son, age 8, born in Colorado; parents born in Iowa; attended school.
Thompson, Lois, daughter, age 5, born in Colorado; parents born in Iowa.

Mattie and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 22 1920), Winnemucca, Humboldt County, Nevada:6

Thompson, Richard, head-of-household, age 52, born in Iowa; father born in England; mother born in Ohio; rented home; occupation: painter, [..unclear..].
Thompson, Mattie, wife, age 50, born in Iowa; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Thompson, Archie, son, age 23, born in Colorado; parents born in Iowa; occupation: machinist, shop.
Thompson, Harry, son, age 18, born in Colorado; parents born in Iowa; occupation: machinist, shop.
Thompson, Lois, daughter, age 15, born in Colorado; parents born in Iowa; attended school.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of son Rodney:10
Thompson, Rodney, head-of-household, age 26, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; rented home; occupation: machinist, shop.
Thompson, Viola, wife, age 21, born in Colorado; father born in Connecticut; mother born in Massachusetts.
Thompson, Earl, son, age 3, born in Nevada; father born in Iowa; mother born in Colorado.
Thompson, Rodney, son, age 1 year 6 months, born in Nevada; father born in Iowa; mother born in Colorado.

Mattie and Richard were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 26 1930), 2450 Country Road (today 2450 Prater Way), Sparks, Washoe County, Nevada:14

Thompson, Richard, head-of-household, age 62, born in Illinois; father born in England; mother born in Ohio; first married at age 24; owned home ($6000 value); radio in home; occupation: contractor, painting; not a war veteran.
Thompson, Mattie, wife, age 61, born in Iowa; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 22.

Mattie Henshaw died Sep 6 1946, Sparks, Washoe County, Nevada; buried Mountain View Cemetery, 435 Stoker Avenue, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada.1,2  (Masonic Cemetery).3  

Mattie's obituary was published in the "Nevada State Journal" (Reno, Nevada) on Saturday, September 7, 19462 (see scan below).  

Richard died Sep 26 1946, Sparks, Washoe County, Nevada; buried Mountain View Cemetery, 435 Stoker Avenue, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada.1  

Richard's obituary was published in the "Nevada State Journal" (Reno, Nevada) on Friday, September 26, 19467 (see scan below).  

Mattie might be the same as Minnie M. Henshaw #9250,15 who was born c1869 in Iowa (most probably Wapello County).

(photo)Photo: Mattie Hanshaw obituary "Nevada State Journal", Sep 7 1946 2

(photo)Photo: Mattie Hanshaw obituary "Nevada State Journal", Sep 7 1946 2

(photo)Photo: Mattie Hanshaw funeral service "Nevada State Journal", Sep 10 1946 3

(photo)Photo: Richard Barker Thompson obituary "Nevada State Journal", Sep 26 1946 7

(photo)Photo: Richard Barker Thompson estate notice "Nevada State Journal", Jan 26 1947 8

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Sources

  1. The Inman Compendium: http://inman.surnameweb.org/index.htm.
  2. Mattie Hanshaw Thompson obituary; "Nevada State Journal", Sep 7 1946; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. Mattie Hanshaw Thompson funeral service; "Nevada State Journal", Sep 10 1946; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1900 census, South Canon, Fremont County, Colorado; roll T623-123, ED 154, page 10B, line #83, dwelling #226, family #230.
  5. 1910 census, 1st Ward, South Canon, Fremont County, Colorado; roll T624-119, ED 77, page 1B, line #74, dwelling #19, family #19.
  6. 1920 census, Winnemucca, Union Township, Humboldt County, Nevada; roll T625-1004, ED 25, page 17B, line #70, dwelling #393.
  7. Richard Thompson obituary; "Nevada State Journal", Sep 26 1946; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. "Nevada State Journal", Jan 26 1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1920 census, Winnemucca, Union Township, Humboldt County, Nevada; roll T625-1004, ED 25, page 17B, line #75, dwelling #394.
  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. Contribution from Richard Barker Thompson ().
  13. Contribution from Shirley Allen Mink ().
  14. 1930 census, 5th Ward, Sparks, Washoe County, Nevada; roll T626-1297, ED 22, page 10A, line #5, dwelling #241, family #242.
  15. Speculation.


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