Henry Handschu

 1. John Hanschue (1766-1838) m Susanna Hetrick 
 2.. John Jacob Handschu (1801-1884) m Catharine Kein 
 3... Henry Handschu (1827-1903)
      +Mary Quick (c1833-<1880)
 4....  James Quick Handshaw (1860-?) 1,2,3
 4....  Catherine Handschu (c1863-?) 1,2,3
 4....  William T. H. Handschu (1866-<1910) 1,2,3
 4....  Harry J. Handshaw (c1868-?) 1,2,3,4
      +Margaret A. - (1830-?)
Henry Handschu     [ID 08110] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jun 21 1827, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4,5  (c1823).6,7  

Henry was shown in the 1850 census (Aug 29 1850), living or staying in a hotel in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania:6

Henry Henshaw, age 27, born in Pennsylvania; carpenter.

He married Mary Quick, Dec 23 1851.1  Mary was born about 1833, Pennsylvania.7  (c1828).2  

Henry and Mary were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 9 1860), living with (apparently) Mary's mother in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania:7

Henry Henshaw, age 37, born in Pennsylvania; pattern maker; $3000 real estate; $250 personal property.
Mary Henshaw, age 27, born in Pennsylvania.
Alice Quick, age 55, born in Pennsylvania.
Marg Quick, age 31, born in Pennsylvania; dressmaker.

Henry and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 13 1870), Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania:2

Henshaw, Henry, age 43, born in Pennsylvania; apt supt car works; $12,500 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Henshaw, Mary, age 42, born in Pennsylvania; keeping house.
Henshaw, James, age 10, born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Kate, age 7, born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, William, age 4, born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Henry, age 2, born in Pennsylvania.

Mary died before 1880.3  

Widower Henry and children were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 11 1880), 227 Pine Street, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania:3

Handshaw, Henry, age 52, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; widower; occupation: "supt. car shops".
Handshaw, James, son, age 20, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; occupation: "asst. supt. car shops".
Handshaw, Katie, daughter, age 17, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Handshaw, William, son, age 14, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Handshaw, Harry, son, age 12, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Allison, Rebecca, servant, age 43, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; widower; housekeeper.

He then married Margaret A. -4 [Margaret Quick1], about 18804.  Margaret was born Feb - 1830, Canada.4  

Henry and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4 1900), 227 Pine Street, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania:4

Handshaw, Henry, head-of-household, age 72, born June 1827 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 20 years; occupation: landlord; owned home (free).
Handshaw, Margaret A., wife, age 70, born Feb 1830 in Canada; parents born in England; immigration year unknown; married 20 years; no children.
Handshaw, Harry J., son, age 29, born July 1870 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; occupation: coal retailer.
May, Florence J., servant, age 28, born Mar 1872 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; occupation: servant.

Henry Handschu died 1903, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; buried Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.5  


Sources

  1. "Descendants of John Hanschue" by Manetta Dove ()
  2. 1870 census, 4th Ward, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll M593-1334, page 221, line #27, dwelling #483, family #497.
  3. 1880 census, 4th Ward, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1123, ED 87, page 203B, line #18, dwelling #228, family #234.
  4. 1900 census, 4th Ward, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1402, ED 50, page 5B, line #90, dwelling #107, family #144.
  5. Contribution from Virginia Reed ().
  6. 1850 census, East Ward, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll M432-774, page 82, line #38, dwelling #115, family #115.
  7. 1860 census, 3rd Ward, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll M653-1104, page 1041, line #33, dwelling #371, family #365-366.


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