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Porter Gaddis Henshaw

 1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?)
 2.. William Henshaw (1736-1799) m Agnes Ann Anderson (c1745-<1806)
 3... Nicholas Henshaw (1763-1821) m Margaret McConnel (1753-1810)
 4.... William Henshaw (1786-?) m Ann Parker (1786-1845)
 5..... William Harrison Henshaw (1813-1886) m Elizabeth Foster (1824-1885)
 6...... John Morgan Henshaw (1849-1917) m Anna Maria Work (1855-1937)
 7....... Porter Gaddis Henshaw (1886-?)
          +Blanche Edna Krepps (c1884-?)
 8........  James Work Henshaw (1910-1999)
 8........  Helen M. Henshaw (1913-2006)
 8........  Clark D. Henshaw (1917-2003)
 8........  Howard Krepps Henshaw (1918-2005)
Porter Gaddis Henshaw     [ID 08725] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Aug 14 1886, West Leisenring, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.a,b,c,d  (c1885).e,f,g

He married Blanche Edna Krepps, about 1909.h,b  Blanche, daughter of James Sampson Krepps & Matilda C. Chick, was born about 1884, Pennsylvania.b,e,i,d  (c1886).f,g

Porter and Blanche were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 20 1910), living in the household of Blanche's parents, James S. & Matilda C. Krepps, Menallen Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania:b

Henshaw, Porter G., son-in-law, age 24, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 1 year; occupation: clerk, company store.
Henshaw, Blanch K., daughter, age 25, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 1 year; no children.

On Jun 5 1917 Porter Gaddis Henshaw, age 30, registered for the World War I draft in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.  He declared he was born Aug 14 1886 in West Leisenring, [Fayette County,] Pennsylvania, and he was then residing in Waltersburg, [Fayette County,] Pennsylvania where he had a wife and two children, and was a stone mason employed by Simpson Supply Co. of Brownsville.  He was recorded as tall, stout, gray eyes, black hair.c

Porter and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 5-6 1920), Redstone Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania:e

Henshaw, Porter D., head-of-household, age 35, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; owned home (free); occupation: store manager, Simpson.
Henshaw, Blanche K., wife, age 36, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, James W., son, age 9, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Helen M., daughter, age 6, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Clark D., son, age 2, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Howard K., son, age 1, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.

Porter and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), Merrittstown, Redstone Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania:f
Henshaw, Porter, head-of-household, age 44, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 21; owned home; radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Blanch, wife, age 44, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 21.
Henshaw, James, son, age 19, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Hellen, daughter, age 16, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Clark, son, age 12, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Howard, son, age 10, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Krepps, James, father-in-law, age 79, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 25; occupation: none.
Krepps, Martha, mother-in-law, [..age unreadable..], born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 21.
This family was doubly-enumerated in the 1930 census, being again recorded (Apr 22 1930) in Redstone Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania:g
Henshaw, Porter G., head-of-household, age 44, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 21; owned home ($5000 value); radio in home; occupation: retail merchant, feed store; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Blanche, wife, age 44, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 21.
Henshaw, James, son, age 19, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Helen, daughter, age 16, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Clark, son, age 12, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Howard, son, age 11, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Krepps, James, father-in-law, age 79, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 32; occupation: none.
Krepps, Matilda, mother-in-law, age 68, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 21.

In 1937 Porter was living in Merrittstown, Pennsylvania.j  


SOURCES

(a) 1900 census, North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1411, ED 48, page 1A, line #22, dwelling #4, family #5.

(b) 1910 census, Menallen Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1345, ED 47, page 12B, line #86, dwelling #5, family #5.

(c) World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.

(d) RootsWeb WorldConnect data by James Goe Gottling ().

(e) 1920 census, Redstone Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1570, ED 76, page 1A, line #20, dwelling #6, family #6.

(f) 1930 census, Merrittstown, Redstone Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2041, ED 77, page 1A, line #36, dwelling #8, family #8.

(g) 1930 census, Redstone Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2041, ED 76, page 23A, line #23, dwelling #406, family #412.

(h) Lori Lindsey Henshaw database.

(i) RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Michael Heskett ().

(j) Obituary of Anna M. Henshaw.


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