Bessie Lee 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....... Bessie Lee Henshaw (1879-1963)
          +Frank Duncan Moore (1876-?)
Bessie Lee Henshaw     [ID 08726] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jun - 1879, Pennsylvania.1,2,3  

She married Frank Duncan Moore, Nov 15 1900, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.4  Frank, son of George L. Moore & Emily Gibbons, was born Jul 25 1876, Brownsville, Pennsylvania.3,5  

Children:3,6

George Larkin Moore, born c1902, Pennsylvania.
Clark Work Moore, born Apr 17 1907, Brownsville, Pennsylvania; died Oct 29 1978, Brownsville, Pennsylvania; married Jean Helen Miller (children: Dillie Ann Moore, Jack C. Moore, Robert C. Moore, Geraldine V. Moore).
Anna F. Moore, born c1912, Pennsylvania; married -- Higinbotham.

Bessie and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 10 1920), Luzerne Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania:3

Moore, F.D., head-of-household, age 43, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; rented home; occupation: farmer, home farm.
Moore, Bessie L., wife, age 40, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Moore, Larkin N., son, age 18, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; occupation: Ch[..unclear..], engineer corp.
Moore, Clarke W., son, age 12 [or 17 - unclear], born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Moore, Anna F., daughter, age 8, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Clarke B., boarder, age 27, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; occupation: laborer, farm.

In 1937 Bessie was living in Brownsville, Pennsylvania.7  

Bessie Lee Henshaw died Jul 4 1963, Waddington Nursing Home, Fayette City, Pennsylvania; buried LaFayette Memorial Park.5  

Frank's obituary was published as follows:5

MOORE, FRANK D. 86, a lifetime resident of Luzerne Twp., died July 4, 1963 in the Waddington Nursing Home in Fayette City, PA.  He was born July 25, 1876 in Brownsville, a son of GEORGE L. and EMILY GIBBONS MOORE.  He was a member of the Central Presbyterian Church, the Hopewell Grange and the Brownsvillen Historical Society.  His wife, BESSIE L. HENSHAW MOORE is deceased.  Surviving are one daughter, ANNA M. HIGINBOTHAM, and one son, CLARK W. MOORE.  Burial in LaFayette Memorial Park under the direction of the Ross Funeral Home.


Sources

  1. 1880 census, North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1130, ED 48, page 351C, line #12, dwelling #152, family #171.
  2. 1900 census, North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1411, ED 48, page 1A, line #22, dwelling #4, family #5.
  3. 1920 census, Luzerne Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1569, ED 53, page 31B, line #83, dwelling #567, family #574.
  4. Marriage Dockets 1885-1916, Pennsylvania Orphans Court, Fayette County, PA USGenWeb Archives.
  5. Posting Oct 9 2003 by Hannah Millward Fisher () to PAFAYETT-L.
  6. Obituary of Clark Work Moore; posted Dec 15 2003 by Hannah Millward Fisher () to PAFAYETT-L.
  7. Obituary of Anna M. Henshaw.


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