Albert Melville 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.... Albert Melville Henshaw (1879-1950)
       +Nancy Stanton Ely (1882-1962)
 5.....  Hugh Ely Henshaw (1909-2004) 1,2,3,4
 5.....  Mary Catherine Henshaw (1912-1985) 1,3,4,5
Albert Melville Henshaw     [ID 07369] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Mar 6 1879, College Hill, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.2,3,4,5,6,7  

Starting about 1899, Albert was Superintendent of the Ohio Military Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio.8  

He married Nancy Stanton Ely, about 1908.1,4,9  Nancy, daughter of John Hugh Ely & Mary Darwin Stanton, was born Jan 18 1882, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.2,4,5,9  

Albert and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), Belmont Avenue, College Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio:2

Henshaw, Albert M., head-of-household, age 31, born in Ohio; parents born in England; first marriage, married 1 year; occupation: principal, military school; rented home.
Henshaw, Nancy E., wife, age 28, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first marriage, married 1 year.
Henshaw, Albert H., son, age 11 months, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio.
[.. plus 18 school staff members and family ..]

Albert and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 7-8 1920), 5723 Belmont Ave., Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio:3

Henshaw, Albert M., head-of-household, age 40, born in Ohio; parents born in England; rented home; occupation: superintendent, school.
Henshaw, Nancy E., wife, age 36, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio.
Henshaw, Albert [middle initial unclear], son, age 10, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; attended school.
Henshaw, Mary C., daughter, age 7, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; attended school.

Albert and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930), 5629 Belmont Ave., Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio:4

Henshaw, Albert M., head-of-household, age 51, born in Ohio; parents born in England; first married at age 29; radio in home; occupation: superintendent, military school; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Nancy E., wife, age 47, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 25.
Henshaw, Albert H, son, age 20, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; attended school.
Henshaw, Mary K, daughter, age 17, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; attended school.

Albert Melville Henshaw died Jun 20 1950, at his home, 5553 Belmont Ave., College Hill, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; buried Jun 22 1950, section 72, lot 71, Spring Grove Cemetery, 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio.5  

After Albert died Nancy continued to live at the Ohio Military Institute, in the small house at the western end of the parade ground, until at least 1954.10  

In 1962 Nancy was living at 5836 Blue Spruce Lane, Cincinnati, Ohio.5  

Nancy died Aug 27 1962, Holmes Hospital, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; age 80.5,9,11  

Nancy's obituary was published in The Cincinnati Post & Times-Star on August 28, 1962:9

Mrs. Nancy Henshaw

Mrs. Nancy Stanton Ely Henshaw, 80 of 5836 Blue-spruce lane died yesterday at Holmes Hospital.  

A native and life-resident of Cincinnati, Mrs. Henshaw was the daughter of the Rev. John Ely, former rector of Grace Episcopal Church, College Hill.  She was a member of the Cincinnati Kennel Club and was an authority on Scotish Terriers and the Wheaton breed.  Mrs. Henshaw's husband, the late Col. Albert Henshaw, operated the Ohio Military Institute.  

Mrs. Henshaw leaves one daughter, Mrs. Thomas H. Birch of Cincinnati; one son, Hugh Ely Henshaw of Ann Arbor, Mich, and seven grandchildren.  

Funeral services will be at 11:a.m. Wednesday at Grace Episcopal Church.  There will be no calling hours.

(photo)Photo: Colonel Albert Melville Henshaw Ohio Military Institute photo 10

(photo)Photo: Albert Melville Henshaw c1910 Ohio Military Institute baseball team photo (Albert in the back row on the right) 12

(photo)Photo: Albert Melville Henshaw biographical sketch 13


Sources

  1. Contribution from Frank Apgar ().
  2. 1910 census, College Hill Village, Millcreek Township, Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T624-1196, ED 330, page 48A, line #25, dwelling #228, family #273.
  3. 1920 census, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T625-1395, ED 453, page #5A, line #40, dwelling #113, family #126.
  4. 1930 census, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T626-1817, ED 573, page 4A, line #1, dwelling #44, family #88.
  5. Burials in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio:
    http://www.springgrove.org/SpringGrove/genealogy_query.asp.
  6. 1880 census, College Hill, Millcreek Township, Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T9-1022, ED 95, page 314D, line #24, dwelling #58, family #62.
  7. 1900 census, College Hill, Millcreek Township, Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T623-1282, ED 304, page 1B, line #55, dwelling #13, family #13.
  8. Ohio Military Institute Historical Associates:
    http://www.homestead.com/OMIOhioMilitaryInst/Page1915.html.
  9. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    Obituary of Nancy Stanton Ely Henshaw; The Cincinnati Post & Times-Star; Aug 28 1962; page 6:2.
  10. Ohio Military Institute Historical Associates:
    http://www.homestead.com/OMIOhioMilitaryInst/AboutOMI.html.
  11. Ohio Deaths, 1958-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=5218626713&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1.
  13. "Cincinnati The Queen City", by Rev. Charles Frederic Goss;
    1912, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, Cincinnati; http://www.ancestry.com.


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