Edward Henshaw

 1. Edward Henshaw  m Elizabeth Lutmann 
 2.. George Henshaw (1805-1881) m Ann Oldenburg (1808-1883)
 3... Edward Henshaw (1828-1902) m Mary Knight (1841-1933)
 4.... Edward Henshaw (1865-1946)
       +Ellen Webb Johnson (1870-1959)
 5.....  Lewis Johnson Henshaw (1898-1978) 1,2,3,4,5
Edward Henshaw     [ID 07363] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jul 9 1865, Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky.3,5,6,7,8  (Jun - 1865).2  

He married Ellen Webb Johnson, Oct 19 1894.1,2,5,6  Ellen, daughter of Robert Johnson & Salome Chadburn, was born Aug 18 1870, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.2,3,5,8  

Edward was Senior Warden, Grace Episcopal Church, College Hill (now Cincinnati), Ohio.1  

Ed Henshaw, Jr. was shown in the 1890-91 city directory of Cincinnati, Ohio, with his business shown as 'trav. salesman' at G. Henshaw & Sons, and his residence shown as College Hill.9  

Edward and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 5 1900), Belmont Avenue, College Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio:2

Henshaw, Edward, head-of-household, age 34, born June 1865 in Kentucky; parents born in England; married 6 years; occupation: salesman; owned home (mortgaged).
Henshaw, Ellen J., wife, age 29, born Aug 1870 in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; married 6 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Lewis, son, age 2, born Feb 1898 in Ohio; parents born in Kentucky.
Smith, Lizzie, servant, age 18, born Mch 1882 in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; occupation: servant.

Edward and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), 5763 Belmont Avenue, College Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio:3

Henshaw, Jr. Edward, head-of-household, age 44, born in Kentucky; parents born in England; first marriage, married 16 years; occupation: manager, furniture store.
Henshaw, Ellen, wife, age 39, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first marriage, married 16 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Lewis J., son, age 12, born in Ohio; parents born in Kentucky; attended school.
Anderson, Virginia, servant, black, age 23, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; single; occupation: cook, private family.

Edward and family were again shown in the 1920 census (Jan 7-8 1920), 5776 Belmont Ave., Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio:4

Henshaw, Edward, head-of-household, age 53, born in Kentucky; parents born in England; owned home; occupation: merchant, furniture.
Henshaw, Ellen, wife, age 48, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky.
Henshaw, Lewis J., son, age 21, born in Ohio; parents born in Kentucky; attended school.

Edward and family were again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930), 5763 Belmont Ave., Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio:8

Henshaw, Edward Jr, head-of-household, age 64, born in Kentucky; parents born in England; first married at age 28; owned home ($12,000 value); radio in home; occupation: merchant, furniture; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Ellen J., wife, age 59, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first married at age 23.
Tie [unclear], Lillie, servant, age 68, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; widow; occupation: maid, private family.

Edward Henshaw died Oct 21 1946, at his home, 434 Forest Ave. Avondale, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; buried Oct 24 1946, section 72, lot 71, Spring Grove Cemetery, 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio.5,6  

Edward's obituary was published in the Cincinnati Enquirer on Wednesday, October 23, 1946:6

Edward Henshaw Jr.  

Services for Edward Henshaw, Jr., former furniture manufacturer and brother of A.M. Henshaw, Superintendent of the Ohio Military Insititue will be conducted at 11:a.m tomorrow at Grace Episcopal Church, College Hill.  Burial will be in Spring Grove.  

Mr. Henshaw, who was 81 years old, died Monday at his home, 434 Forest Ave. Avondale, after an illness of five years.  He retired 12 years ago as President of G. Henshaw & Son, Furniture manufacturer, a concern founded in 1844 by his grandfather, George Henshaw.  

Edward Henshaw Jr. was born in Covington but lived in Cincinnati most of his life.  He was senior warden of Grace Episcopal Church for 35 years.  

Besides his brother, he is survived by his widow, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Henshaw to whom he had been married 52 years last Saturday; a son Lewis J. Henshaw, Cincinnati; three sisters, Mrs. Frederick Wagstaff, Croydon, England; Mrs. Sideny Carter; Santa Barbara, Calif., and Miss Ellen Henshaw, Cincinnati; another brother, Stanley Henshaw, former Cincinnati attorney, now in England, and three grandchildren.

Ellen died May 6 1959, Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; buried May 9 1959, section 72, lot 71, Spring Grove Cemetery, 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio.5  

Ellen's obituary was published as follows:10

Mrs. Ellen Henshaw

Services for Mrs. Ellen Henshaw, 89, mother of the Vice president of the Pierson Lumber Company., Cumminsville, will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Grace Episcopal Church, College Hill.  Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery.  

Mrs. Henshaw, who lived at the Bishop Reese Nursing Home, 500 Terrace avenue, died Wednesday at Christ Hospital.  

She leaves her son, Lewis J. Henshaw the lumber firm executive; two sisters, Mrs. Lewis M. Crosley and Mrs. A. McPheeters, all of Cincinnati; a brother , Stephen Johnson, Grand Junction, Col., and three grandsons.  Her husband, the late Edward Henshaw, was president of the old Henshaw Furniture Co.  here before retiring in 1934.  

The Miller Funeral Home 4128 Hamilton avenue, is in charge.


Sources

  1. Contribution from Frank Apgar ().
  2. 1900 census, College Hill, Millcreek Township, Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T623-1282, ED 304, page 4A, line #6, dwelling #55, family #56.
  3. 1910 census, College Hill, Millcreek Township, Hamilton County, Ohio; ED 330, page 11B, line #66, dwelling #215, family #258.
  4. 1920 census, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T625-1395, ED 453, page #5A, line #9, dwelling #104, family #117.
  5. Burials in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio:
    http://www.springgrove.org/SpringGrove/genealogy_query.asp.
  6. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    Obituary of Edward Henshaw Jr.; the Cincinnati Enquirer; Oct 23 1946.
  7. 1880 census, College Hill, Millcreek Township, Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T9-1022, ED 95, page 314D, line #24, dwelling #58, family #62.
  8. 1930 census, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T626-1817, ED 573, page 1A, line #20, dwelling #5, family #6.
  9. Cincinnati, Ohio Directory, 1890-91; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens.


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