John Oliver Henshaw

 1. William Henshall  m Margerie Gyll 
 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-c1631) m - Kendrick 
 3... William Henshawe (c1608-1644) m Katherine Houghton (1615-1651)
 4.... Joshua Henshawe (1643-1717) m Elizabeth Sumner (?-1728)
 5..... Joshua Henshaw (1672-1747) m Mary Hay Webster (1672-1747)
 6...... Daniel Henshaw (1701-1781) m Elizabeth Allen Bass (1703-1774)
 7....... David Henshaw (1744-1808) m Mary Sargent (1755-1831)
 8........ John Henshaw (1798-1859) m Mary Ann Lewis (1806-1844)
 9......... John Andrew Henshaw (1827-1910) m Caroline Hastings (1833-1910)
10.......... John Oliver Henshaw (1856-1931)
             +Anna Rebecca Gade (1866-?)
John Oliver Henshaw     [ID 07469] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Dec 4 18561,2,3,4,5,6,7 [about 18558], Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts1,2,3,4,5,6,7.  

John was shown in the 1883 city directory of Cambridge, Massachusetts:9

Henshaw John O., civil engineer (13 Pemberton square, B.), bds 23 Craigie

John was shown in the 1888 city directory of Cambridge, Massachusetts:9

Henshaw John O., civil engineer, boards 23 Craigie

He married Anna Rebecca Gade6,7,10,11, Oct 30 18946,7,10,11 [Oct 31 189412], St. John's Memorial Chapel, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts6,7,10,11.  Anna, daughter of Gerhard + Helen R. Gade2,7,8,10,11,12, was born Oct 17 18662,7,8,10,11,12 [Oct - 18676], Kristiania, Oslo, Norway2,7,8,10,11,12.  

On Dec 5 1893 Anna Gade, age 26, arrived at the Port of New York (New York City), apparently traveling alone, on the ship S.S. Trave (Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen, Steamship Company), having departed from Bremen.  She was recorded as single, no occupation, a citizen of the U.S.A., destined for Cambridge, Massachusetts.13,14  

John and Anna were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 5 1900), living or staying in a boarding house at 48 Buckingham Street, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw, John O., boarder, age 43, born Dec 1856 in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; married 5 years; occupation: iron [unclear] merchant.
Henshaw, Anna G., boarder, age 32, born Oct 1867 in Norway; father born in Norway; mother born in Maine; immigrated 1894, U.S. resident 6 years; married 5 years; no children.

John and family were shown in the 1904 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:15

Henshaw Charles S mgr 288 Columbus av h at Belmont
Henshaw Edward ins agt rms 135 Appleton
HENSHAW FRANCIS & CO. (Walter Jackson, Charles H. Hooke, Malcolm N. Jackson), stock auctioneers and brokers, 97 Milk - See page 2467
Henshaw George bds 16 Highland pl Rox
Henshaw John bds 12 Surrey Br
Henshaw John O (N S Bartlett & Co) iron 126 State rm 54
Henshaw Joseph P B ins 31 State rm 404 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Maud h 1495 Washington
Henshaw Thomas A h 4 Hollis pl
John and family were shown in the 1905 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:15
Henshaw Charles S rep 288 Columbus av h at Belmont
HENSHAW FRANCIS & CO. (Walter Jackson, Charles H. Hooke, Malcolm N. Jackson), stock auctioneers and brokers, 97 Milk - See page 2475
Henshaw George bds 5 Highland pl Rox
Henshaw John bds 12 Surrey Br
Henshaw John O (N S Bartlett & Co) iron 126 State rm 54 h 89 Mt Vernon
Henshaw Joseph P B ins 31 State rm 404 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Thomas A h 4 Hollis pl
John and family were shown in the 1906 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:15
Henshaw Charles S automobiles 288 Columbus av h at Belmont
Henshaw Edward ins agt 141 Milk rm 425 rms 312 Columbus av
HENSHAW FRANCIS & CO (Walter Jackson, Charles H Hooke, Malcolm N Jackson) stock auctioneers and brokers 97 Milk - See page 2441
Henshaw George steamfitter h 1 Taylor
Henshaw George bds 5 Highland pl Rox
Henshaw John died Oct 9 1905
Henshaw John O (N S Bartlett & Co) iron 126 State rm 54 h 89 Mt Vernon
Henshaw Joseph P B ins 31 State rm 404 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Richard D salesman 288 Columbus av rms 188 W Canton
Henshaw Thomas A h 4 Hollis pl
John and family were shown in the 1910 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:15
Henshaw Charles S mgr 587 Boylston h at Belmont
Henshaw Edward insurance agent 141 Milk rm 425 rms 312 Columbus av
HENSHAW FRANCIS & CO (Walter Jackson, Charles H Hooke, Malcolm N Jackson) stock auctioneers and brokers 97 Milk - See page 2425
Henshaw George bds 5 Highland pl Rox
Henshaw Harriet I Mrs h 87 Camden
Henshaw John O (Hickman, Williams & Co) iron 85 Devonshire h at New York
Henshaw Joseph P B ins 31 State rm 304 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Richard D salesman 901 Boylston h at Belmont
John and family were shown in the 1912 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:15
Henshaw Charles S rem to N Y city
Henshaw Edward insurance agent 141 Milk rm 425 rms 312 Columbus av
Henshaw Francis & Co (Walter Jackson, Charles H Hooke, Malcolm N Jackson) stock brokers 97 Milk
Henshaw George bds 5 Highland pl Rox
Henshaw Harriet I Mrs h 87 Camden
Henshaw John O (Hickman, Williams & Co) iron 85 Devonshire h at Philadelphia Pa
Henshaw Joseph P B ins 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
John and family were shown in the 1914 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:15
Henshaw Charles S sales mgr 1089 Commonwealth av h at Belmont
Henshaw Edward ins agent 92 Water rm 3 rms 312 Columbus av
Henshaw Francis & Co (Walter Jackson, Charles H Hooke, Malcolm N Jackson) stockbrokers 97 Milk
Henshaw Harriet I widow Edwin V h 87 Camden
Henshaw John O (Hickman, Williams & Co) iron 79 Milk rm 909 h at Phila Pa
Henshaw Joseph P B ins 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Marion C clerk bds 96 Calumet Rox
Henshaw Max bds 708 Commonwealth av
John and family were shown in the 1916 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:15
Henshaw Charles S mgr 915 Boylston h at Belmont
Henshaw Chester P salesman 141 Milk rm 844 h at Wakefield
Henshaw Edward ins agent 92 Water rm 3 rms 312 Columbus av
Henshaw Francis & Co (Walter Jackson, Charles H Hooke, Malcolm N Jackson, Wm A Colcord) stockbrokers 97 Milk
Henshaw Harriet I widow Edwin V h 87 Camden
Henshaw John O iron 79 Milk rm 712 h at Camb
Henshaw Joseph P B ins 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Motor Co 915 Boylston service station 722 Beacon

John and Anna were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 12 1920), 992 Charles River Road, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts:8

Henshaw, John O., head-of-household, age 64, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; rented home; occupation: merchant, iron industry.
Henshaw, Anna Gade, wife, age 53, born in Norway; father born in Norway; mother born in Maine; immigrated 1893, naturalized 1893.
Martins, Martha, servant, age 28, born in Norway; parents born in Norway; immigrated 1903, alien; single; occupation: servant, private family.

John and family were shown in the 1921 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:15

Henshaw Charles S pres and treas Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av h at Belmont
Henshaw Chester P salesman 141 Milk rm 844 h at Wakefield
Henshaw Edward ins agt 92 Water rm 3 rms 1018 Commonwealth av Alls
Henshaw John O iron 79 Milk rm 712 h at Camb
Henshaw Joseph P B ins 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av Alls service sta 12 Griggs do
Henshaw Richard D salesman 989 Commonwealth av Alls h 1086 do
John and family were shown in the 1922 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:15
Henshaw Charles S pres and treas Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av h at Belmont
Henshaw Chester P salesman 141 Milk rm 843 h at Wakefield
Henshaw Edward ins agt 92 Water rm 3
Henshaw John O iron 79 Milk rm 712 h at Camb
Henshaw Joseph P B ins broker 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av Alls service sta 12 Griggs do
Henshaw Richard D salesman 989 Commonwealth av Alls h 1086 do
John and Anna were shown in the 1923 city directory of Cambridge, Massachusetts:9
Henshaw John O (Anna G) pig iron B h 992 Memorial Drive
John and family were shown in the 1923 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:15
Henshaw Charles S pres and treas Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av h at Belmont
Henshaw Chester P salesman 141 Milk rm 843 h at Wakefield
Henshaw Edward ins agt 92 Water rm 3 res at B'line
Henshaw John O iron 79 Milk rm 712 h at Camb
Henshaw Joseph P B ins broker 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Leonard M h 330 Summit av Br
Henshaw L M Mrs res 1718 Commonwealth av Br
Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av Alls service sta 12 Griggs do
Henshaw Richard D salesman 989 Commonwealth av Alls h 1086 do
John and family were shown in the 1924 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:15
Henshaw Charles S pres and treas Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av Alls h at Belmont
Henshaw Chester P salesman 141 Milk rm 843 h at Wakefield
Henshaw Edward ins agt 92 Water rm 3 res at B'line
Henshaw John O iron 79 Milk rm 712 h at Camb
Henshaw Joseph P B ins broker 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Motor Co 989 Commonwealth av Alls service sta 12 Griggs do
Henshaw Richard D salesman 989 Commonwealth av Alls h 1086 do

John and Anna were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930), 992 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts:7

Henshaw, John O., head-of-household, age 73, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; first married at age 37; rented home ($140 rent); radio in home; occupation: merchant, pig iron [..unclear..]; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Anna G., wife, age 63, born in Norway; father born in Norway; mother born in Maine; immigrated 1892, naturalized; first married at age 27.
Martens, Martha J., servant, age 39, born in Norway; parents born in Norway; immigrated 1904, naturalized; single; occupation: cook, private family.

John and family were shown in the 1931 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:15

Henshaw Bertha D h 46 Hereford
Henshaw Chas A retail sales mgr 857 Comlth av h 204 Babcock Bline
Henshaw Edith S r 46 Hereford
Henshaw John O pig iron and coke 141 Milk rm 540 h 992 Memorial drive Camb
Henshaw Joseph P B died Oct 11 1930
Henshaw Raymond M slsmn 250 Stuart rm 613 h 68 Stearns Newton Centre
Henshaw Siegfried (Invisible Textile Mending Co) 192 Boylston 5th fl r 107 Mountfort
Henshaw Thos tickerman 230 Congress r Beacon Chambers

John Oliver Henshaw died 1931, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.16

(photo)Photo: John Oliver Henshaw & Anna Rebecca Gade wedding announcement "New York Times", Nov 1 1894 12


Sources

  1. Massachusetts, Birth Index, 1860-1970; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. "Genealogy of the Denny family in England and America", Denny, Christopher Columbus; Leicester, Massachusettes, 1886.
  4. 1870 census, 1st Ward, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll M593-623, page 305, line #14, dwelling #940, family #959.
  5. 1880 census, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll T9-542, ED 426, page 178B, line #19, dwelling #46, family #46.
  6. 1900 census, 1st Ward, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll T623-655, ED 673, page 6A, line #22, dwelling #74, family #87.
  7. 1930 census, 8th Ward, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll T626-916, ED 61, page 11B, line #63, dwelling #109, family #194.
  8. 1920 census, 9th Ward, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll T625-708, ED 85, page 6A, line #62, dwelling #27, family #347.
  9. Massachusetts City Directories; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Contribution from Olivier Fauveau ().
  12. "New York Times", Nov 1 1894; "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003", http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Ellis Island Foundation manifest database: http://www.ellisisland.org.
  14. New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. Massachusetts, Death Index, 1901-1980; http://www.ancestry.com.


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