James Henward was born about 1888 in Maine, the son of Horace
and Seminah Henward of Nova Scotia. I believe his paternal
grandparents were Robert Nelson Henward and Lavinia (Greenough)
Henward. I don't have the maiden name or parents of
On 30 September 1905 James Henward married Carrie M. Lee, who
was born about 1890 in Maine.
James and Carrie had several children. Among them were
Alice and Dorothy, whose photographs are below in reprints of two
posts at the blog Heirlooms.Reunited.
Also, please use the search box at the upper right
of this site for the names Henward, Henwood, etc. to see other
photographs of this family.
Real Photo Postcard of Dorothy and Alice Henward, daughters of
James and Carrie (Lee) Henward of Eastport, Maine. This is
the second photograph of Alice Henward I've found. To see the
first, here's a link to an earlier post on Alice
Dorothy was born about 1909, and Alice about 1914. Alice
married Donald L. Curtis in 1939.
James Henward was the son of Horace Henward, born in Nova Scotia
and his wife Seminah. The Henward name appears in several
variations: Hennard, Henwood, etc. I haven't yet found out
the parents of Carrie M. Lee.
If you have any corrections, additions or insights regarding the
information presented above, please scroll down to the comments box
or contact me directly. Thanks for stopping by!
Note of 9/15/10: I found another photograph of Alice, with
her sister Dorothy, and wrote a post about that photograph on
9/15/10. To see that photograph, click Henward
Real photo postcard of three year old Alice Henward, born about
1914, the daughter of James and Carrie M. (Lee) Henward of
Eastport, Maine. Alice was decked out in finery, perhaps for
a wedding or Easter.
If you have any insights to share about the Henward or Lee families
of eastern Maine and the Maritimes, please contact me.