Samuel Carlton Henshaw

 1. (unknown) Henshaw  m Elizabeth - (c1806-?)
 2.. William Henshaw (1839-<1910) m Mary - (1846-?)
 3... Samuel Carlton Henshaw (1887-1928)
      +Ada Rebecca Botsford (1890-1928)
 4....  Mary A. Henshaw (1917-) 1,2
 4....  William Henshaw (1918-) 1
 4....  Maurice M. Henshaw (1921-2006) 2
Samuel Carlton Henshaw     [ID 07008] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Nov 15 1887, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut.1,3,4,5  

On Jun 5 1917 Samuel Carlton Henshaw, age 29, registered for the World War I draft in New Canaan Town, Fairfield County, Connecticut.  He declared he was born November 15 1887 in Fairfield, Connecticut, and was then residing in New Canaan, Connecticut where he was married and a self-employed farmer.  He was recorded as medium height, stout, gray eyes, light brown hair.  He claimed an exemption "on ground of being mentally unfit".5  

He married Ada Rebecca Botsford.4  Ada, daughter of Edward M. + Sarah Botsford, was born Apr 17 1890, Connecticut.1,2,4  

Samuel and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 27 1920), New Canaan Township, Fairfield County, Connecticut:1

Henshaw, Samuel, head-of-household, age 32, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; owned home (free); occupation: farmer, self.
Henshaw, Ada R., wife, age 29, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut.
Henshaw, Mary [..middle initial unclear..], daughter, age 2 years 1 month, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut.
Henshaw, William [unclear], son, age 1 year 1 month, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut.
Henshaw, Mary [..middle initial unclear..], mother, age 75, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; widow.

Children Mary and Maurice were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 10 1930), living or staying with Ada's parents in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut:2

Botsford, Edward M., head-of-household, age 67, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; first married at age 24; owned home ($3500 value); radio in home; occupation: electrician, contractor [unclear]; not a war veteran.
Botsford, Sarah, wife, age 64, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; first married at age 21.
Henshaw, Mary, granddaughter, age 12, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; attended school.
Henshaw, Maurice, grandson, age 9, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; attended school.

Ada died Nov 22 1928.4  

Samuel Carlton Henshaw died Dec 4 1928.4  


Sources

  1. 1920 census, New Canaan Township, Fairfield County, Connecticut; roll T625-178, ED 130, page 19A, line #74, dwelling #382, family #385.
  2. 1930 census, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut; roll T626-256, ED 61, page 19A, line #28, dwelling #198, family #342.
  3. 1900 census, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut; roll T623-133, ED 68, page 9A, line #8, dwelling #184, family #197.
  4. http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/t/r/a/Joe--Travis/COL18-0083.html.
  5. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.


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