Francis Henshaw

                                           ┌── Ephraim Joseph Henshaw
                                           │    1878-1965 
                     ┌── John A. Henshaw ──┤
                     │   c1901-            │
                     │                     └── Catherine Curry
                     │                         c1877-?    
Francis Henshaw ─────┤
B: 1922              │
D: 2001              │
                     └── Gladys Oldfield
M: Kathleen Fineberg
   └── Steven P. Henshaw  1,2,3

Francis Henshaw     [ID 11906] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Francis Henshaw1,4 [Frank Henshaw5,6].

Born Nov 4 1922, Central Falls, Providence County, Rhode Island.1,4,5  

He married Kathleen Fineberg.1  

Francis Henshaw died Jun 4 2001, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island; buried Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter, Rhode Island.1,4  

Frank's obituary was published June 6, 2001 in The Providence Journal (Providence, Rhode Island):1


FRANCIS HENSHAW, 78, of South Atlantic Avenue, a retired foreman, died Monday at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence.  

He was the husband of Kathleen (Fineberg) Henshaw.  Born in Central Falls, a son of the late John A. and Gladys (Oldfield) Henshaw, he had lived in Warwick for 34 years.  Mr. Henshaw had been employed by H.J. Astle Co., in Providence, and later in East Providence, for 33 years before retiring as a foreman in 1991.  He was an Army veteran of World War II.  

Besides his wife, he leaves a son, Steven R. Levin-Henshaw of East Providence; two brothers, Hugh M. Henshaw of Central Falls and John E. Henshaw of Pawtucket; four sisters, Ann Montella of Cranston, Veronica Refino of North Providence, Alice Delfino of Pawtucket and Evelyn Pinelli of Cranston; two grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.  

The funeral service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in the Peter J. Barrett Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Ave.  Burial with military honors will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

On the following day, June 7, 2001, The Providence Journal published the following correction:2


FRANCIS HENSHAW, 78, of South Atlantic Avenue, Warwick, who died Monday at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, was the father of Steven P. Henshaw.  He was a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design in the sheet-metal design program.

Social Security information for Francis Henshaw: 035-16-7980


  1. Obituary of Francis Henshaw; The Providence Journal, Jun 6 2001:
  2. The Providence Journal, Jun 7 2001:
  3. Obituary of Francis Henshaw; The Providence Journal, Jun 6 2001.
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  5. 1930 census, Central Falls, Providence County, Rhode Island; roll T626-2170, ED 170, page 21B, line #79, dwelling #220, family #482.
  6. Obituary of Veronica Mary Henshaw.

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