James E. Henshaw

 1. William Henshall  m Margerie Gyll 
 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-c1631) m - Kendrick 
 3... John Henshall (1611-c1687) m Elizabeth - 
 4.... William Hinshaw (?-1699) m Elizabeth - 
 5..... John Hinshaw (c1660->1768) m Elizabeth Belshaw 
 6...... William Hinshaw (1724-1814) m Sarah Courtney (1730-c1768)
 7....... Ezra Hinshaw (1753-1836) m Ruth Marshill (1759-1857)
 8........ Thomas Zachariah Hinshaw (1781-1831) m Sarah McMasters (1788-1867)
 9......... Ezra Hinshaw (1813-<1880) m Permelia E. Jarrell (c1821-?)
10.......... William A. Hinshaw (c1849-?) m Elizabeth J. Wright (c1855-?)
11........... James E. Henshaw (1873-1927)
              +Mittie Carter (1872-?)
12............  Willie B. Henshaw (1896-1934) 1,2
12............  Elmer Henshaw (1899-) 1
12............  Almer Henshaw (1899-) 1,2
12............  Viola Henshaw (c1902-1918) 2
James E. Henshaw     [ID 09447] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

James E. Henshaw1,2,3,4 [James E. Hinshaw5,6,7].

Born Dec - 1873, Tennessee.1,8  (c1872).2  (Missouri).4  

He married Mittie Carter1,3 [Mattie Carter2], Dec 15 18941,3, Pemiscot County, Missouri1,3.  Mittie was born Aug - 1872, Tennessee.1,2  Mittie had a daughter named Adah Carter,1 apparently from a previous relationship or previous marriage.  

James and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 21 1900), Lake County, Tennessee:1

Henshaw, James, head-of-household, age 26, born Dec 1873 in Tennessee; father born in Tennessee; mother born in North Carolina; married 5 years; occupation: "work in saw mill"; rented home.
Henshaw, Mitie [unclear] M., wife, age 27, born Aug 1872 in Tennessee; parents born in Kentucky; married 5 years; 8 children, 4 living.
Carter [lined-through], Adah L., step-daughter, age 12, born Apr 1888 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; attended school 3 months; cannot write.
Henshaw, Willie B., son, age 3, born May 1897 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, Elmer, son [twin], age 5 months, born Dec 1899 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, Almer, daughter [twin], age 5 months, born Dec 1899 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.

James and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), Mississippi County, Arkansas:2

Henshaw, James, head-of-household, age 38, born in Tennessee; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; first marriage, married 19 years; occupation: millwright, saw mill; rented home.
Henshaw, Mattie, wife, age 38, born in Tennessee; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Kentucky; first marriage, married 19 years; 11 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Willie, son, age 13, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; occupation: laborer, saw mill; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Almo, daughter, age 11, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Viola, daughter, age 8, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.

James and Mittie appear to have separated sometime before 1920.4  They were legally divorced Apr 19 1927, Garland County, Arkansas.6  

James was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 5 1920), staying in a boarding house in Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Missouri:4

Henshaw, James, boarder, age 47, born in Missouri; parents born in Tennessee; divorced; occupation: head sawyer, saw mill.
Mittie and her widower son-in-law, Frank Sanders, were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 3 1920), 419 Hobson Ave., Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas:5
Hinshaw, Mittie, head-of-household, age 47, born in Tennessee; parents born in Kentucky; widow; rented home; occupation: retail merchant, groceries.
Sanders, Frank, son-in-law, age 30, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Indiana; widower; occupation: millrite [sic], lumber mill.

James E. Henshaw died May 13 1927, Garland County, Arkansas.7  Note that James died less than a month after his divorce from Mittie.  


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Civil District 6, Lake County, Tennessee; roll T623-1583, ED 80, page 17B, line #51, dwelling #296, family #299.
  2. 1910 census, Clear Lake Township, Mississippi County, Arkansas; roll T624-58, ED 87, page 8A, line #25, dwelling #111, family #112.
  3. "Missouri, 1851-1900 Marriage Index".
  4. 1920 census, Caruthersville, Little Prairie Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri; roll T625-939, ED 167, page 4A, line #15, dwelling #55, family #60.
  5. 1920 census, Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas; roll T625-63, ED 84, page 2B, line #56, dwelling #37, family #42.
  6. Arkansas Divorce Index, 1923-1939; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1880 census, District 9, Obion County, Tennessee; ED 111, page 150D (24), line #38, dwelling #201, family #204
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/tn/obion/census/1880/111-24.gif.


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