Clarence Irvin 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...... Jesse Hinshaw (1720-1797) m Abigail Marshall (1724-1806)
 7....... John Hinshaw (1747-1800) m Ruth (Pike) Weisner (1744-1795)
 8........ Seth Hinshaw (1787-1865) m Hannah Beeson (1788-1822)
 9......... Jabez Hinshaw (1814-1844) m Mary Lamb (1817-1869)
10.......... Elkannah Hinshaw (1840-1900) m Nancy Melinda Ginn (1842-1916)
11........... Joseph Warren Hinshaw (1867-1955) m Emma Ellsworth (c1869-1893)
12............ Clarence Irvin Henshaw (1890-1979)
               +Cora E. Schwinn (1889-1968)
13.............  Mildred M. Hinshaw (1909-1992) 1,2,3,4
13.............  Hershel W. Hinshaw (1911-1996) 1,3,4,5,6
13.............  Glen Hughes Hinshaw (1914-1996) 1,3,4,5
13.............  Charlotte D. Hinshaw (1916-) 1
13.............  Madonna Louise Hinshaw (1919-2006) 1,3,4,5,6
13.............  Robert Fred Hinshaw (1921-2002) 5,6
               +Verdela - 
               +Irel Jeannette "Jenny" Wait (1890-1974)
Clarence Irvin Henshaw     [ID 09497] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Clarence Irvin Henshaw1,2,7,8 [Clarence I. Hinshaw1, I. Clarence Hinshaw9, Irvin Hinshaw10,11,12,13, Irvine Henshaw1].

Born Jul 28 1890, Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.8,14,15  (Jul 28 1889, Fowlerton, Grant County, Indiana).2,3,7,9,11,16,17  

He married Cora E. Schwinn, Jul 22 1908, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.8,14,15  Cora, daughter of Noah W. Schwinn & Ida Shelly/Shelley, was born Aug 10 1889, Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.2,3,6,15,17,18,19  (c1877).20  

Clarence and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 7 1910), Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana:2

Henshaw, Clarence, head-of-household, age 20, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 2 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm.
Henshaw, Cora, wife, age 20, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 2 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Mildred, daughter, age 5 months, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

On Jun 5 1917 Clarence Irvin Henshaw, age 28, registered for the World War I draft in Lewistown, Fergus County, Montana.  He declared he was born July 28 1889 in Alexandria, Indiana, and was then residing at 317 Idaho, Lewistown where he had a wife & four children and was employed as a baggage driver with M[..unclear..] Transfer of Lewistown.  He claimed an exemption due to his dependent family.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, dark hair.7  

Clarence and family were shown in the 1920 census, 111 East 4th Street, Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana:3

Henshaw, Clarence, head-of-household, age 30, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; rented home; occupation: stockman, factory.
Henshaw, Cora, wife, age 30, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Henshaw, Mildred M., daughter, age 10, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Henshaw, Hershel W., son, age 8, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Henshaw, Glenn H., son, age 6, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Henshaw, Madona B., daughter, age 6 months, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

Apparently Clarence and Cora divorced or separated sometime before May 2 1930.21  

Cora remarried to an Arthur G. Shaffer,21 with whom she had a daughter, Barbara M. Shaffer21 (married Daniel E. Warren, Nov 22 1943, Grant County, Indiana).22  

Cora and family were shown in the 1930 census (May 2 1930), South First Street, Orestes, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana:5

Shaffer, Arthur G., head-of-household, age 48, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 24; rented home ($10 rent); radio in home; occupation: section foreman, street railway; not a veteran.
Shaffer, Cora, wife, age 41, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 18.
Shaffer, Harriet F, daughter, age 18, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: house work, private home.
Shaffer, Dorrienne, daughter, age 10 months, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Shaffer, Barbara M., daughter, age 1, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Herschell, step-son, age 19, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: labor, street railway.
Hinshaw, Glenn H., step-son, age 11 [unclear], born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: labor, street railway.
Hinshaw, Maddona P., step-daughter, age 10, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Robert F., step-son, age 8, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.

Cora was then widowed6 or divorced.18  

Cora and children were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 10 1940), 110 Madison [street], Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana:6

Shaeffer, Cora, head-of-household, age 50, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana; widow; rented home ($10/month rent).
Henshaw, Hershell, son, age 28, born in Indiana; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana; single; occupation: laborer, road construction; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $524 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Madonna, daughter, age 20, born in Indiana; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana; single; occupation: housekeeper, private home; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $260 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Robert, son, age 18, born in Indiana; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana; single; attended school.
Shaeffer, Barbara, daughter, age 11, born in Indiana; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana; single; attended school.

Cora died Oct 21 1968, Community Hospital, Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana; age 79.17,18,19  

Cora's obituary was published in "The Anderson Herald" (Anderson, Madison County, Indiana) on Tuesday, October 22, 196819 (see scan below).  

Clarence was shown in the 1930 census (1930), living in (or staying in) a boarding house in Fergus County, Montana:23

Hinshaw, Irvin, boarder, age 40, born in Indiana; parents born in United States; single; occupation: laborer, farm; not a war veteran.

He then married Verdela -.24  

Clarence and Verdela were shown in the 1945 directory of Delaware County, Indiana:24

Hinshaw Clarence I (Verdela) farmer. Union twp. Muncie 1
Clarence and Verdela were shown in the 1952 directory of Delaware County, Indiana:24
Hinshaw Irvin (Verdella) farmer h3311 Petty rd

In 1946 Irvin was living in Upland, Indiana.13  

On Apr 4 1947 Clarence Irvin Hinshaw, age 53, registered for the draft in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana.  He declared he was born "7 28 1889" in Fowlerton, Indiana, and was then residing in Liberty Township, Delaware County, Indiana, employed on the farm of Harry Phillips of Liberty Township.  He declared his relative/contact was Joe Hinshaw of Alexandria, Indiana.  He was recorded as 5'10" tall, 230 lbs., blue eyes, gray hair, light complexion, and "Leg and foot fracture".16  

In 1955 Irvin was living in Zionsville, Indiana.12  

He then married Irel Jeannette "Jenny" Wait25 [Irel Jeannette "Jenny" Farrell26], Apr - 196525, Pinellas County, Florida25.  Irel was born Aug 10 1890.17,27  Irel had been previously married to William Henry Wait.28  

Irel died Nov 5 1974, Pinellas County, Florida; age 89.9,17  

Clarence Irvin Henshaw died Jul 24 1979, Pinellas County, Florida; age 89.9,17

(photo)Photo: Clarence Irvin Henshaw World War I draft registration card 7

(photo)Photo: Clarence Irvin Hinshaw World War II draft registration card 16

(photo)Photo: Obituary of Cora E. (Schwinn) Shaffer "The Anderson Herald", Oct 22 1968 29

Social Security information for Clarence Irvin Henshaw: 315-12-6538

Social Security information for Cora E. Schwinn: 310-01-1088

Social Security information for Irel Jeannette "Jenny" Wait: 263-41-7608


Sources

  1. Indiana Birth Records Index, 1880-1920. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
  2. 1910 census, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T624-364, ED 109, page 178B, line #69, dwelling #282, family #282.
  3. 1920 census, Alexandria, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T625-449, ED 124, page 5B, line #59, dwelling #115, family #130.
  4. Obituary of Cora E. Schwinn.
  5. 1930 census, Orestes, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T626-605, ED 44, page 1A, line #7, dwelling #2, family #2.
  6. 1940 census, Alexandria, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T627-1073, ED 48-52, page 6A, line #25, household #127.
  7. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. "Index to Marriage Record, Madison County, Indiana 1880-1920", Vol II; Book 19, page 135.
  9. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  11. 1900 census, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T623-386, ED 95, page 6B, line #84, dwelling #120, family #126.
  12. Joseph Warren Hinshaw obituary.
  13. Mary Catherine Sands obituary.
  14. Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  18. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. Obituary of Cora Shaffer; "The Anderson Herald", Oct 22 1968; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. "Index to Death Records, Madison County, Indiana 1882-1920", Book 1CH-12, page 2.
  21. 1930 census, Orestes, Madison County, Indiana; roll T626-605, ED 44, page 1A, line #7, dwelling #2, family #2.
  22. Marion County [Indiana] Public Library marriage index; http://www.ancestry.com.
  23. 1930 census, School District 6, Fergus County, Montana; roll T626-1255, ED 7, page 1B, line #91, dwelling #24, family #24.
  24. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  25. Florida Marriage Indexes, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001; http://www.ancestry.com.
  26. Obituary of Stanley W. Farrell; "Syracuse Herald Journal" (Syracuse, New York), Oct 15 1974; http://www.ancestry.com.
  27. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.
  28. Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928; http://www.ancestry.com.
  29. Obituary of Charles Henry Brookbank; "The Anderson Herald", Mar 18 1954; http://www.ancestry.com.


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