James I. Henshaw

 1. James Hinshaw 
 2.. James Hinshaw (c1798-1858) m Nellie Robertson (c1800-1860)
 3... Carrel Hinshaw (1832-1882) m Elizabeth Ellen Marshall (c1834-1894)
 4.... James I. Henshaw (1865-?)
       +Henrietta Ferrell (1866-?)
 5.....  Maude M. Henshaw (1886-?) 1,2,3,4,5
 5.....  Vernie Henshaw (1890-1918) 1,2
 5.....  Earl Ferrell Henshaw (1894-1962) 1,2,4,6
 5.....  Reuben Ferrell Henshaw (1895-1984) 1,2,4,6
James I. Henshaw     [ID 00731] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

James I. Henshaw6,7,8 [James I. Hinshaw9].

Born Jan 15 1865, Posey County, Indiana.1,2,3,6,8,9,10  

He married Henrietta Ferrell, Dec 1 1884, Williamson County, Illinois.1,2,7  Henrietta, daughter of Leander Ferrell & Mary E. Wright1,2,11, was born Mar - 18661,2,11 [about 18683,6], Illinois1,2,11.  

James and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 11 1900), Metropolis, Massac County, Illinois:1

Henshaw, James, head-of-household, age 35, born Jan 1865 in Indiana; parents born in Alabama; married 15 years; occupation: telephone operator; rented home.
Henshaw, Henrietta, wife, age 34, born Mar 1866 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; married 15 years; 4 children, 4 living.
Henshaw, Maud, daughter, age 14, born May 1886 in Illinois; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; attended school 8 months.
Henshaw, Vernie, daughter, age 9, born Aug 1890 in Illinois; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; attended school 8 months.
Henshaw, Earl, son, age 5, born Oct 1894 in Illinois; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Reuben, son, age 4, born Dec 1895 in Illinois; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois.
Ferrell, Addie, sister-in-law, age 25, born Feb 1875 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; single; occupation: telephone operator.
Vermillion, Harry, lodger, age 19, born Mar 1881 in Illinois; parents born in Tennessee; single; occupation: telephone lineman.
Also living in Metropolis in 1900 were the families of Robert Henshaw #1704412 and John Henshaw #17048.13  

About 1900, J.I. Henshaw was the first editor of the newspaper "The Oakland News" (Marshall County, Oklahoma), re-named "The Madill News" after it was moved to Madill, Oklahoma.14  

James and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 19 1910), Madill, Marshall County, Oklahoma:2

Henshaw, James I., head-of-household, age 45, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Alabama; first marriage, married 25 years; occupation: abstractor, abstr[..unclear..]; owned home (mortgaged).
Henshaw, Henrietta, wife, age 44, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first marriage, married 25 years; 4 children, 4 living.
Henshaw, Maud, daughter, age 23, born in Illinois; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; occupation: teacher, music.
Henshaw, Nern, daughter, age 19, born in Illinois; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, Earl F., son, age 15, born in Illinois; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, Ruben F., son, age 14, born in Illinois; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; attended school.

The following article was published in "The Daily Ardmoreite" (Ardmore, Oklahoma) on Thursday, October 31, 1918:15

Miss Maude Henshaw, who is teaching at Chickasha, returned to Madill with her parents, Judge and Mrs. J. J. Henshaw from Kaufman, Texas where they attended the funeral of their daughter and sister, Mrs. Verner Miller, who was buried there Saturday.  Miss Henshaw will remain with her parents until the Chickasha schools reopen.

The following article was published in "The Daily Ardmoreite" (Ardmore, Oklahoma) on Wednesday Morning, December 25, 1918:16

Miss Maude Henshaw who is teaching in Chickasha this winter, is home to spend the holidays with her parents, Judge and Mrs. J. I. Henshaw.

James and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), Madill, Marshall County, Oklahoma (census page extremely faded):6

Henshaw, James I., head-of-household, age 54, born in Indiana; father born in [unclear]; mother born in [unclear]; occupation: lawyer, [..unclear..].
Henshaw, Henrietta, wife, age 52, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, [unclear], son, age 24 [unclear], born in Illinois [unclear]; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of son Earl F. Henshaw.17  

James and family were again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), Madill, Marshall County, Oklahoma:3

Henshaw, James I. [or L. - unclear], head-of-household, age 63, born in Indiana; father born in United States; mother born in Alabama; first married at age 20; owned home ($2000 value); no radio in home; occupation: tax auditor, auditing comp.
Henshaw, Henritta F., wife, age 62, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 19.
Henshaw, Maude M., daughter, age 38, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; single.

In 1948 James was a County Judge in Madill, Marshall County, Oklahoma.8  


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Metropolis, Massac County, Illinois; roll T623-329, ED 55, page 11A-B, line #49, dwelling #257, family #285.
  2. 1910 census, 2nd Ward, Madill, Marshall County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1262, ED 193, page 206B, line #66, dwelling #98, family #99.
  3. 1930 census, Madill, Marshall County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1915, ED 5, page 1B, line #88, dwelling #21, family #21.
  4. Contribution from Judy Carol Henshaw Stevenson.
  5. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1920 census, Madill, Marshall County, Oklahoma; roll T625-1472, ED 163, page 8B, line #56, dwelling #165, family #177.
  7. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book F, page 71):
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  8. Obituary of George Allen Henshaw; "The Chronicles of Oklahoma".
  9. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  10. 1880 census, Saline Township, Williamson County, Illinois; roll T9-0259, ED 166, page 516B, line #26, dwelling #88, family #91.
  11. "History of Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, Franklin, and Williamson Counties, Illinois"; Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1887; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. 1900 census, Metropolis, Massac County, Illinois; roll T623-329, ED 55, page 8B, line #92, dwelling #182, family #212.
  13. 1900 census, Metropolis, Massac County, Illinois; roll T623-329, ED 55, page 8B-9A, line #98, dwelling #183, family #213.
  14. "Memories of Marshall County Oklahoma - Then and Now"; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ok/marshall/history/business.txt.
  15. "The Daily Ardmoreite" (Ardmore, Oklahoma), Oct 31 1918;
    posted Sep 27 2005 by Nita () to the Marshall County, Oklahoma message board:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/rw/QaB.2ACI/386.
  16. "The Daily Ardmoreite" (Ardmore, Oklahoma), Dec 25 1918;
    posted Sep 27 2005 by Nita () to the Marshall County, Oklahoma message board:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/rw/QaB.2ACI/387.
  17. 1920 census, Madill, Marshall County, Oklahoma; roll T625-1472, ED 163, page 8B, line #53, dwelling #164, family #176.


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