Edith Marie Henshaw

                                                       ┌── David Franklin Henshaw
                                                       │    1860-1942 
                       ┌── George Richard Henshaw ─────┤
                       │    1887-1918                  │
                       │                               └── Martha Jane Vandiver
                       │                                    1866-?    
Edith Marie Henshaw ───┤
B: 1917                │                               ┌── James Alexander Martin
D: 2001                │                               │
                       └── Josephine Isabella Martin ──┤
                            1889-1965                  │
                                                       └── Martha Pearl Leach
M: George W. Everett

Edith Marie Henshaw     [ID 11915] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 3 1917, Eufaula, McIntosh County, Oklahoma.1,2,3,4,5  

She married George W. Everett.6,7  George, son of George Washington Everett & Mary Washington, was born Oct 16 1913, Nashville, Tennessee.3,8  


Charles Everett, born Aug 18 1941, Ada, Oklahoma; died Jan 5 2011, Pascagoula, Mississippi; married Cynthia Ware (children: Philip Ware Everett and Lauren Marie Everett). 9

Edith and George were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 18 1940), 110½ West 18th Street, Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma:3

Everett, George W., head-of-household, age 26, born in Tennessee; completed 5 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; rented home ($22/month rent); occupation: English teacher, public school; worked 34 weeks in 1939; $855 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Everett, Edith M., wife, age 23, born in Oklahoma; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; occupation: assistant librarian, public library; worked 50 weeks in 1939; $600 wages in 1939.

In 2001 Edith was living in/near Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi.4,7  

Edith Marie Henshaw died Oct 21 2001.4,5  

George died Jun 17 2007, at his home, Gulfport, Mississippi; age 93.8  

George's obituary was published in "The Sun Herald" (Gulfport, Mississippi) on Jun 20 2007:8

George W. Everett

George W. Everett, age 93 and a resident of Gulfport, MS, passed away at home on June 17, 2007.  

Mr. Everett was born on October 16, 1913 in Nashville, TN to George Washington and Mary Washington Everett.  

In 1932 he went to Ada, OK to attend East Central State Teacher's College where he met the love of his life Edith Marie Henshaw.  He graduated with a B. S. Degree in Physics and English in 1935.  

In 1942 he joined the US Army Air Corps as a Civil Service Instructor.  In 1947 he was transferred to Keesler Air Force Base as a radar instructor.  He retired from the Air Force Reserves with the rank of Major.  

Mr. Everett was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Gulfport and was an active Deacon and Elder.  He was a 32nd Degree Mason, a member of the Gulfport Yacht Club, and Sunkist Country Club, where he was an avid golfer.  

Mr. Everett continued his career living at 267 Pinewood Circle, until his retirement in January 1975.  He made the remark "I don't know how I ever had time to work now that I'm retired".  He and his wife Edith enjoyed their family, their dear friends, and the joy of international travel.  

Mr. Everett was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Edith Marie Henshaw Everett.  

He is survived by his son, Charles (Cynthia) of Pascagoula, MS; grandson Philip, of Mobile, AL, granddaughter, Lauren Huggins (Van), of Covington, LA; and great-granddaughters: Hannah and Addison Huggins, of LA, plus many loving nieces and nephews from Oklahoma, Michigan, Alabama, and London, England.  

The family would like for all of his family and friends to join them in the Celebration of Life at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 21, 2007 at THE RIEMANN FAMILY'S Riemann Memorial Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy 49N, Gulfport.  Visitation is from 10:00 a.m. until service time.  Interment will follow at Southern Memorial Park, Biloxi.  Pallbearers are Dr. R. V. Smith, Mr. R. H. Smith, Mr. G. L. Smith, Mr. P. W. Everett.  Honorary pallbearers are Mr. T. L. Hogan, Mr. C. A. Wood, and Mr. George Roberts.  You may sign the online guestbook at www.riemannfamily.com.

Social Security information for Edith Marie Henshaw: 442-14-4996


  1. 1920 census, Eufaula, Eufaula Township, McIntosh County, Oklahoma; roll T625-1471, ED 47, page 12A, line #11, dwelling #41, family #42.
  2. 1930 census, Eufaula, Eufaula Township, McIntosh County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1914, ED 11, page 4B, line #86, dwelling #102, family #105.
  3. 1940 census, Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma; roll T627-3326, ED 62-2, page 17A, line #1, household #384.
  4. "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
  5. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Contribution from Randall Henshaw Smith.
  7. 2000 Phone and Address Directory; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. Obituary of George W. Everett; "The Sun Herald", Jun 20 2007:
  9. Obituary of Charles Wendell Everett; "The Sun Herald", Jan 6 2011:

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