Marion Calvin Henshaw

                                                                ┌── Andrew Jackson Henshawc1834-?    
                         ┌── Alfred Erastus "Al" Henshaw ───────┤
                         │    1868-1932                         │
                         │                                      └── Wilhelmina Maxson
                         │                                           1837-?    
Marion Calvin Henshaw ───┤
B: 1910                  │                                      ┌── Calvin Caleb Goodwin
D: 1970                  │                                      │
                         └── Constance Beatrice "Bea" Goodwin ──┤
                              1878-1950                         │
                                                                └── Elizabeth Weeks
M: Mary Elizabeth Evans
   ├── Robert Henshaw (c1933-) 1,2
   └── Yvonne N. Henshaw (c1938-) 1,2

Marion Calvin Henshaw     [ID 11118] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 15 1910, Troy, Idaho.1,3,4,5,6  

He married Mary Elizabeth Evans, Aug 20 1931, 521 River St., Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Washington.3,4,7,8  Mary, daughter of George Evans & Elva Coyle, was born Oct 15 1912, Mosier, Wasco County, Oregon.1,4,8,9,10  (Oct 1 1912).7  

Mary was the sister of Walter Evans who married Marion's sister Lucy.3  

Marion and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 2 1940), Austin, Grant County, Oregon:1

Henshaw, Marion, head-of-household, age 30, born in Idaho; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in The Dalles, Hood River County, Oregon; rented home ($5/month rent); occupation: section laborer, steam railway; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1092 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Mary, wife, age 28, born in Oregon; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in The Dalles, Hood River County, Oregon.
Henshaw, Robert, son, age 7, born in Idaho; on Apr 1 1935 was living in The Dalles, Hood River County, Oregon; attended school.
Henshaw, Yvonne, daughter, age 2, born in Oregon.
Living next door in 1940 was the family of sister Susie.11  

Marion Calvin Henshaw died Aug 18 1970, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon.3,9  Death certificate #12622.9  

Mary died Sep 1 2004, Corbett, Multnomah County, Oregon; age 91.7,8,9,10  

Mary's obituary was published in "The Oregonian" (Portland, Oregon) on Saturday, September 4, 2004:7

Mary Elizabeth Henshaw

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 6, 2004, in Hillsview Community Church in Gresham for Mary Elizabeth Henshaw, who died Sept. 1 at age 91.  

Mary Evans was born Oct. 1, 1912, in Mosier.  She was a fruit sorter for the Apple Growers Association in Hood River before moving in 1960 to Portland, where she was a homemaker.  In 1931, she married Marion; he died in 1971 [sic].  

Survivors include her son, Robert A.; daughter, Yuvonne N. Dart; six grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.  

Arrangements by Bateman Carroll.

Another obituary was published in the "Hood River News" (Hood River, Oregon) on September 11, 2004:8

Mary Henshaw

Mary Elizabeth Henshaw, a resident of Gresham, died on Sept. 1, 2004, in Corbett.  She was 91 years of age.  Mary was born on Oct. 15, 1912, in Mosier, Ore., to George and Elva Evans.  She was raised and educated in Mosier and it was there that she attended and graduated from high school in 1930.  On Aug. 20, 1931, she married Marion Henshaw in Aberdeen, Wash.  

He preceded her in death in 1971.  They moved to John Day where they resided for a year before moving to Hood River in 1944.  Mary worked in the Hood River fruit packing house for the Apple Growers Association for 15 years and later worked as a homemaker caring for her family.  In 1960 she moved to Portland, Ore., and in 1998 she moved to Gresham, where she resided until her death.  Mary was a member of the Church of the Nazarene.  

Mary is survived by her son, Robert A. Henshaw of Corbett, and daughter, Yuvonne N. Dart of Corbett, along with six grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.  Besides her husband Marion, her siblings Lloyd, Oradell, Florence, Flora, Leonard, Alvy, Alvon, and Walter all preceded her in death.  

A memorial service was held Sept. 6 at Hillsview Community Church in Gresham.  Private entombment will be at Riverview Abbey in Portland.  Bateman Carroll Funeral Chapel, Gresham, handled arrangements.

(photo)Photo: Marion Calvin Henshaw & Mary Elizabeth Evans 3

(photo)Photo: Marion Calvin Henshaw & Mary Elizabeth Evans marriage certificate Grays Harbor County, Washington 4

Social Security information for Mary Elizabeth Evans: 541-01-6998


  1. 1940 census, Austin, Grant County, Oregon; roll T627-3361, ED 12-25, page 1B, line #63, household #23.
  2. Obituary of Mary Elizabeth (Evans) Henshaw.
  3. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by David Predmore.
  4. Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004;
  5. 1910 census, South Troy Precinct, Latah County, Idaho; ED 194, page 184 (sheet 8A), line #41, dwelling #159, family #160.
  6. 1920 census, Benge Precinct, Adams County, Washington; roll T625-1920, ED 1, page 2A, line #30, dwelling #31, family #31.
  7. Obituary of Mary Elizabeth Henshaw; "The Oregonian", Sep 4 2004:
  8. Obituary of Mary Elizabeth Henshaw; the "Hood River News", Sep 11 2004 ( Obituary Collection).
  9. Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008;
  10. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  11. 1940 census, Austin, Grant County, Oregon; roll T627-3361, ED 12-25, page 1B, line #67, household #24.

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