Mary Jane Henshaw

                                                ┌── Thomas William Hinshaw
                                                │    1871-1906 
                       ┌── Ira Emmett Hinshaw ──┤
                       │    1896-1982           │
                       │                        └── Vina Arebalah Counts
                       │                             1869-1916 
Mary Jane Henshaw ─────┤
B: 1924                │                        ┌── Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Jacks
D: 2004                │                        │
                       └── Nannie Helen Jacks ──┤
                           c1902-1945           │
                                                └── Hariet Jane "Hattie" Robertson
M: William Emmett Long

Mary Jane Henshaw     [ID 11309] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 30 1924, Big Cove, Madison County, Alabama.1,2,3  

She married William Emmett Long, May 5 1945, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama.1,4  


Robert Emmett Long, born Aug 13 1947; married Betty Carolyn Lawson, Sep 2 1966.
Sandra Kay Long, born Feb 8 1955; married Dannie Joe McCluskey, Sep 18 1981.

Mary Jane Henshaw died Apr 21 2004, Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama; buried Green Valley Cemetery (Vann Cemetery), Madison County, Alabama.5,6  

Mary Jane's obituary was published in the "Huntsville Times" (Huntsville, Alabama) on Thursday, April 22, 2004:5,6

Mary Jane Long

Mary Jane Long, 80, of Huntsville, died Wednesday at Huntsville Hospital.  She was a member of Riverton Free Holiness Church.  She was a retired manager of Vanderbilt Manor Apartments and was preceded in death by her husband, Emmett Long; and her two brothers, Lester and Ray Henshaw.  She is survived by one son, Bob Long and wife, Betty; one daughter, Sandra McCluskey and husband, Dannie; one foster daughter/sister, Dean Young and husband, Ralph; four sisters, Epsie Bird, Opal Craig, Bertie Stapler and Fay Lohenitz; one brother, John Lawson Hinshaw; and seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Arrangements are being handled by Spry Funeral Home of Huntsville, where the family will receive friends from 5 to 9 p.m. today.  Funeral services will be at the funeral home chapel at 2 p.m. Friday with Bro. Hoyt Dalton and Bro. James Bridges officiating.  Interment will be at Green Valley Cemetery.


  1. Family lineage notes from Shannon Dale Byrd
  2. 1930 census, Colliers Precinct, Madison County, Alabama; roll T626-37, ED 14, page 6B, line #76, dwelling #105, family #105.
  3. 1940 census, Owens Crossroads, Madison County, Alabama; roll T627-57, ED 45-44, page 14B-15A, line #80.
  4. Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800-1969;
  5. Contribution from Shannon Dale Byrd.
  6. Obituary of Mary Jane Long; the "Huntsville Times", Apr 22 2004:

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