Bertha Jaunita Henshaw

                                                   ┌── Andrew Jackson Hinshaw
                                                   │    1861-1925 
                          ┌── Everett H. Henshaw ──┤
                          │   c1903-1978           │
                          │                        └── Ruth Adaline Waits
                          │                             1860-1922 
Bertha Jaunita Henshaw ───┤
B: 1930                   │                        ┌── George Wilborn Rutledge
D: 2013                   │                        │
                          └── Elsie May Rutledge ──┤
                               1908-1963           │
                                                   └── Alice Viola Ferris
M: Dennis Hofschild

Bertha Jaunita Henshaw     [ID 10808] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Bertha Jaunita Henshaw1 [Birtha Juanita Henshaw2,3, Juanita "Nita" Henshaw4].

(middle name spelling "Jaunita" per Texas birth records).1  

Born Sep 11 1930, Spur, Dickens County, Texas.1,2,3,4  

She married Dennis Hofschild.4  

Bertha Jaunita Henshaw died Jan 22 2013, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas; age 82.4  

Juanita's obituary was published in "The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal" (Lubbock, Texas) on January 25, 2013:4

Juanita Hall-Hofschild, 82, was born in Dickens on Sept. 11, 1930, and passed away in Lubbock on Jan. 22, 2013.  She died after a lengthy battle with lung cancer.  Nita lived and worked in Lubbock for much of her life, but moved to Spur to be closer to her sisters.  She loved to garden and plant trees, and grew beautiful roses on her property for all to admire.  She also loved dogs and cats and had a following of both.  Nita was a member of the Post Church of Christ, and loved to be with the Christians there whenever she could.  Nita is survived by her husband, Dennis Hofschild of Spur; brother, John Henshaw from Virginia; her daughter, Rhonda Campbell of Oklahoma City; and her son, Tony Bowdoin of Spur.  She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; stepsisters; and other relatives.  Nita helped to raise her granddaughter, Lanita Buttons Bowdoin; and her great-granddaughter, Angel Burgess for several years during their childhood.  She was preceded in death by her three sisters who lived in Spur, Texas, and Dickens County.  Her memorial service will be held at the Post Church of Christ on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 2 p.m.  Bro. Travis Sweet will be conducting the service under the direction of Zapata Funeral Home in Spur, Texas.  Interment will followed by burial at the Spur Cemetery in Spur, Texas.


  1. Dickens County, Texas, Births - 1930; USGenWeb Archives.
  2. Ancestry Family Tree data "Henshaw Family Tree" posted by "maddoxmomz70".
  3. Ancestry Family Tree data "henshaw family" posted by "nitahallhofschild".
  4. Obituary of Juanita Hall-Hofschild; "The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal", Jan 25 2013:

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