Clarence Earl Henshaw

                                                       ┌── Gabriel H. Henshaw
                                                       │    1822-1909 
                         ┌── Charles Alfred Henshaw ───┤
                         │    1856-1927                │
                         │                             └── Julia Ann Murray
                         │                                  1826-1910 
Clarence Earl Henshaw ───┤
B: 1896                  │                             ┌── Louis LeVeck
D: 1969                  │                             │
                         └── Cenora Catherine LeVeck ──┤
                              1865-1943                │
                                                       └── Elizabeth LeValley
M: Grace E. Crowford

Clarence Earl Henshaw     [ID 10065] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 24 1896, Yellow Springs, Greene County, Ohio.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9  

On Oct 4 1917 Clarence enlisted in the U.S. Army.  He served in Battery D, 334th Field Artillery until Aug 31 1918; American Motor School, Sathonany, France ui 1 Nov 1918; Field Artillery M Training Center, Army Post Office 924, to 24 Dec 1918; Battery A, 324th Field Artillery until his discharge; Wagoner 21 Apr 1918.  Meuse-Argonne.  American Expeditionary Forces 12 June 1918 to 22 May 1919.  Honorable discharge 5 June 1919.9,10  His enlistment record shows he was 21 years 6 months old upon enlistment, his residence being 220 Yellow Spring St., Springfield, Ohio.9,10  On the same date of enlistment his brother Clifford also enlisted.9,10  Their brother Ralph had enlisted in 1914.9  

He married Grace E. Crowford11 [Grace Crawford2, Grace E. Bethel11], Oct 4 192211, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio11.  Grace, daughter of Barney Bethel & Margaret Kelley, was born about 1895, Galion, Crawford County, Ohio.6,11  (1892).12  

Grace had apparently been previously married to a -- Crawford/Crowford.11  

Clarence and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 16 1930), 1218 Second St., Canton, Stark County, Ohio:6

Henshaw, Clarence, head-of-household, age 33, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 27; rented home ($30 rent); radio in home; occupation: roller, timber roller; World War I veteran.
Henshaw, Grace E., wife, age 35, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio.
Crawford, Mildred F., stepdaughter, age 17, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; attended school.
Crawford, Gerald J., stepson, age 12, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; attended school.

On Apr 26 1942 Clarence Earl Henshaw, age 46, registered for the World War II draft in Stark County, Ohio.  He declared he was born May 24, 1895 in Yellow Springs, Ohio, and was then residing at 906 Essig Ct. N.W., Canton, Stark County, Ohio, employed as a foreman with Timkin Roller Bearing Co. of Canton.  He declared his relative/contact was Grace Henshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as 5'4" tall, 132 lbs., hazel eyes, brown hair, light complexion, and "Small tatoo mark on right arm".7  

Grace died Oct 19 1956, Summit, Ohio; buried Section 2 Row 4, Sunset Hills Burial Park, 5001 Everhard Rd N.W., Canton, Stark County, Ohio.12,13  

In 1969 Clarence was still living in/near Canton, Stark County, Ohio.8  

Clarence Earl Henshaw died Sep 10 1969, Canton, Stark County, Ohio; age 73.8,13,14  

Social Security information for Clarence Earl Henshaw: 274-07-0476


  1. Ancestry Family Tree data "Powell Family Tree" posted by "Colleen Watters".
  2. Charles Alfred Henshaw family bible records.
  3. 1900 census, Yellow Springs, Miami Township, Greene County, Ohio; roll T623-1272, ED 86, page 11A, line #6, dwelling #264, family #271.
  4. 1910 census, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio; ED 52, page 212B, line #61, dwelling #37, family #39.
  5. 1920 census, Springfield, Springfield Township, Clark County, Ohio; roll T625-1354, ED 65, page 1B, line #94, dwelling #24, family #27.
  6. 1930 census, Canton, Stark County, Ohio; roll T626-1870, ED 31, page 19B, line #54, dwelling #333, family #470.
  7. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942;
  8. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  9. Ohio Military Men, 1917-18;
  10. Ohio Soldiers in WWI, 1917-1918;
  11. LDS FamilySearch "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958":
  13. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007;

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