Edward B. "Red" Henshaw

                                                          ┌── George Washington Henshaw
                                                          │    1852-1924 
                           ┌── James Washington Henshaw ──┤
                           │    1882-1953                 │
                           │                              └── Rebecca Caladonia "Callie" Hartline
                           │                                   1865-1946 
Edward B. "Red" Henshaw ───┤
B: 1908                    │                              ┌── Benjamin Franklin Rainwater
D: 1965                    │                              │
                           └── Mary Saphronia Rainwater ──┤
                                1882-1956                 │
                                                          └── Amanda Wood
M: Virginia Leta Whitman
   ├── Carolyn Kathleen Henshaw (1933-) 1,2,3
   └── Shirley Ann Henshaw (1935-) 1,2

Edward B. "Red" Henshaw     [ID 11399] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Edward B. "Red" Henshaw4,5,6,7 [Eugene Henshaw8].

Born Apr 1 1908, Haskell County, Texas.4,5,6,7,8,9  (Apr 12 1908).10  

He married Virginia Leta Whitman, about 1929.1,7,8  Virginia was born Feb 22 1910, Texas.6,8,9  (Feb 27 1910).7  

Eugene and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 30 1930), Haskell County, Texas:8

Henshaw, Eugene, head-of-household, age 22, born in Texas; father born in Alabama; mother born in Texas; first married at age 21; rented home ($10 rent); no radio in home; occupation: laborer, filling station; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Virginia, wife, age 20, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; first married at age 19.

In 1953 Edward was living in Fort Worth, Texas.11  In 1965 Edward was living at 404 Yorkshire, Euless, Tarrant County, Texas.7  

Edward B. "Red" Henshaw died Dec 17 1965, Harris Hospital, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas; age 57.6,7,9,10,12,13,14  

Edward's obituary was published in "The Abilene Reporter-News" (Abilene, Texas) on Friday, December 17, 196510 (see scan below).  

Virginia died May 15 1994, buried Willow Cemetery, Haskell, Haskell County, Texas.6,7,9

(photo)Photo: Edward B. Henshaw obituary "The Abilene Reporter-News", Dec 17 1965 10

(photo)Photo: Edward B. Henshaw & Virginia Whitman gravestone Willow Cemetery 6

(photo)Photo: Edward B. Henshaw death certificate 7

Social Security information for Edward B. "Red" Henshaw: 456-03-6487

Social Security information for Virginia Leta Whitman: 465-54-4705


  1. Rootsweb Texas Birth Records 1926-1949: http://vitals.rootsweb.com/tx/birth/general/search.cgi.
  2. Obituary of Edward B. Henshaw.
  3. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1910 census, Haskell, Haskell County, Texas; roll T624-1562, ED 108, page 12B, line #56, dwelling #166, family #166.
  5. 1920 census, Precinct 3, Haskell County, Texas; roll T625-1816, ED 133, page 4B, line #73, dwelling #58, family #73.
  6. http://www.findagrave.com.
  7. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by Bobbi Lynn Hall-Rodgers ("juviemom") [].
  8. 1930 census, Precinct 1, Haskell County, Texas; roll T626-2354, ED 1, page 28A, line #17, dwelling #654, family #756.
  9. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  10. "The Abilene Reporter-News", Dec 17 1965; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Obituary of James Washington Henshaw.
  12. Rootsweb Texas Death Records 1964-1998: http://vitals.rootsweb.com/tx/death/search.cgi.
  13. Tarrant County, Texas - Deaths 1965; USGenWeb Archives.
  14. Texas Deaths, 1964-1998; http://www.ancestry.com.

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