Richard Castlebury Henshaw

                                                            ┌── William P. Hinshawc1830-?    
                              ┌── James T. Hinshaw ─────────┤
                              │    1858-1922                │
                              │                             └── Nancy Hall
                              │                                 c1834-?    
Richard Castlebury Henshaw ───┤
B: 1916                       │                             ┌── George Allen Cooper
D: 2012                       │                             │
                              └── Fannie Elizabeth Cooper ──┤
                                   1892-1948                │
                                                            └── Fannie Elizabeth Rhodes
M: Annie Kate Cooper

Richard Castlebury Henshaw     [ID 11095] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Richard Castlebury Henshaw1,2,3,4 [Dick Henshaw5, R.C. Henshaw1,2,3,6].

Born Apr 9 1916, Alabama.3,4,5,6,7,8  

On Oct 16 1941 Richard C. Henshaw, born 1916 in Alabama, enlisted at Fort McClellan, Alabama as a private in the U.S. Army.  He declared he had a grammar school education, was single, without dependents, occupation: automobile serviceman.  He was recorded as 68" tall, 128 lbs.7  

He married Annie Kate Cooper.2,9  

One son and four daughters.2  

In 1993-2002 R.C. was living in Bridgeport, Jackson County, Alabama1,8,10,11

Richard Castlebury Henshaw died Jul 2 2012, age 96.3,4  

R.C.'s obituary was published in "The Huntsville Times" (Huntsville, Alabama) on July 2-3, 2012:3,4

Richard C. Henshaw
April 9, 1916 - July 2, 2012

Funeral services for Richard C. "R.C." Henshaw, 96, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rudder Funeral Home, Bridgeport.  Interment will be at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens, Jasper, Tenn.  Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.


  1. Contribution from Mickey L. Henshaw.
  2. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Jessicua Dwyer ().
  3. Obituary of Richard C. "R.C." Henshaw; "The Huntsville Times", Jul 2-3 2012:
  5. 1920 census, Long Island P.O., Precinct 39, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T625-19, ED 51, page 8A, line #41, dwelling #66, family #70.
  6. 1930 census, Precinct 4, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T626-20, ED 6, page 4B, line #75, dwelling #65, family #65.
  7. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946;
  8. U.S. Public Records Index;
  9. Obituary of Howard Buckner; Trenton, Georgia, Dec 28 2011;
    United States Obituary Collection;
  10. U.S. Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002;

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