James William Henshaw

 1. William Henshaw (1742-1796) m Elizabeth Gilbert (1746-1826)
 2.. Nathaniel Henshaw (1769-1838) m Mary Redmond (c1770-1814)
 3... Harry Henshaw (1792-?) m Minerva Fuller (c1792-?)
 4.... William Henshaw (c1821-<1870) m Eunice Palmeater (1825-1916)
 5..... James William Henshaw (1856-1947)
        +Anna Gertrude Sucher (1860-1943)
 6......  Winfred A. Henshaw (1884-1918) 1
 6......  Edith A. Henshaw (1886-1918) 1,2
James William Henshaw     [ID 07297] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

James William Henshaw2,3,4,5,6 [Willis J. Henshaw7, William Henshaw1,8].

Born Mar 23 1856, Iowa.1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9  

Willis James was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 4 1880) living with his widowed mother in Granville, Putnam County, Illinois:7

Henshaw, Eunice, mother, age 55, born in Ohio; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Vermont; widow; dress-maker.
Henshaw, Willis J., son, age 24, born in Iowa; parents born in Ohio; single; carpenter.

He married Anna Gertrude Sucher1,2,3,5,6 [Allie Sucher4], about 18831,2,3,5,6.  Anna was born Jun 19 1860, Illinois.1,2,3,4,5  

James and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), First Street, Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois:1

Henshaw, William, head-of-household, age 44, born Mch 1856 in Iowa; parents born in Ohio; married 17 years; occupation: manager, [..unclear..]; owned home.
Henshaw, Anna G., wife, age 39, born June 1860 in Illinois; parents born in Germany; married 17 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Winfred A., son, age 15, born June 1884 in Illinois; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Edith, daughter, age 13, born Nov 1886 in Illinois; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois.

James and Anna were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 23 1910), 1727 Brewster Street, Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois:3

Henshaw, James W., head-of-household, age 54, born in Iowa; parents born in Ohio; first marriage, married 27 years; occupation: manager, [..unclear..]; owned home.
Henshaw, Anna G., wife, age 49, born in Illinois; parents born in Germany; first marriage, married 27 years; 2 children, 2 living.

James and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 2 1920), 1722 First Street, Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois:4

Henshaw, J. [W. or H., unclear], head-of-household, age 63, born in Iowa; parents born in Ohio; owned home; occupation: usher, clock wks.
Henshaw, Allie, wife, age 59, born in Illinois; parents born in Alsace (German speaking).
Twitchell [unclear], Anna, granddaughter, age 1 year 8 months, born in Colorado; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Illinois.

James and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), 1722 First Street, Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois:5

Henshaw, James, head-of-household, age 74, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; first married at age 28; owned home ($5000 value); no radio in home; occupation: "Inf. Bureau", office; not a veteran
Henshaw, Anna, wife, age 69, born in Illinois; parents born in France; first married at age 23.
Twitchell, Anna, granddaughter, age 11, born in Colorado; parents born in Illinois; attended school.

Anna died Feb 22 1943, Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois; buried Granville Cemetery, Granville, Putnam County, Illinois.6  (1944).2  

James William Henshaw died Mar 15 1947, Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois; buried Granville Cemetery, Granville, Putnam County, Illinois.2,6

(photo)Photo: James William Henshaw gravestone Granville Cemetery 2

(photo)Photo: Anna Gertrude Sucher gravestone Granville Cemetery 2


Sources

  1. 1900 census, 3rd Ward, Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois; roll T623-317, ED 82, page 10A, line #2, dwelling #203, family #210.
  2. http://www.findagrave.com.
  3. 1910 census, 3rd Ward, Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois; ED 92, page 119A, line #43, dwelling #150, family #162.
  4. 1920 census, Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois; roll T625-379, ED 150, page 2B, line #9, dwelling #34, family #37.
  5. 1930 census, Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois; roll T626-531, ED 80, page 2A, line #36, dwelling #29, family #32.
  6. State of Illinois; Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950:
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/idphdeathindex.html.
  7. 1880 census, Granville, Putnam County, Illinois; roll T9-0244, page 253D, line #32, dwelling #65, family #70.
  8. 1860 census, Oskaloosa P.O., Oskaloosa Township, Jefferson County, Kansas Territory; roll M653-349, page 54, line #22, dwelling #350, family #363.
  9. 1870 census, Granville Township, Putnam County, Illinois; roll M593-271, page 121, line #31, dwelling #46, family #48.


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