Weldon Morris Henshaw

                         ┌── Worth Furguson Henshaw
                         │    1884-1943 
                         │
                         │
Weldon Morris Henshaw ───┤
B: 1912                  │
D: 1984                  │
                         └── Ethel Delila McCormick
                              1889-1923 
M: Mayelene Brown
   ├── Weldon McKinney Henshaw (1933-) 1
   ├── Mary Ruthe Henshaw (1935-) 1

M: Birtie Lou Stewart
   ├── Ethel Katherine Henshaw (1935-1937) 2
   └── Carmen Estelle Henshaw (1951-1999) 2

Weldon Morris Henshaw     [ID 12296] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Apr 26 1912, Paris, Lamar County, Texas.2,3,4  

He married Mayelene Brown1 [Magelene Brown1].  

He then married Birtie Lou Stewart, Apr 16 1937, Paris, Lamar County, Texas.2  Birtie, daughter of John R. + Mary E. Stewart, was born Feb 9 1910, Oklahoma.2,3  

Weldon Morris Henshaw died Oct 23 1984, buried Meadowbrook Cemetery, Lamar County, Texas.2,3  

Weldon's obituary was published in "The Paris News" on Wednesday, October 24, 1984:2

Weldon Morris Henshaw, Rt. 2, Paris, in the Reno community, died at St. Joseph's Hospital Tuesday, Oct. 23.  Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ken Cannon of Mt. Olive Baptist Church officiating.  Burial will be in Meadowbrook Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  Mr. Henshaw was born April 26, 1912, in Paris, a son of Worth Henshaw and Ethel McCormick Henshaw.  He married Birtie Lou Stewart on April 16, 1937.  He attended schools in Paris and was a house moving contractor.  He was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.  Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Carmen Newberry of Paris; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Muncie Cummings of Paris, Mrs. Bill Whitner of Paris and Mrs. Dudley Evans of Paris; 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Birtie died Apr 25 1992, buried Meadowbrook Cemetery, Lamar County, Texas.3  

Birtie's obituary was published in "The Paris News" on Monday, April 27, 1992, page 2A:

... 82, 950 Anderson Rd. died Sat., Apr. 25, at her home.  Services at Bright-Holland Funeral Home 10 a.m. Tue., Apr. 28, with Rev. Danny Hoskins.  Born in OK., daughter of John R. & Mary E. Stewart, she married Weldon M. Henshaw in 1938 in Paris.  Member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.  Surviving are 4 daughters, Carmen Henshaw, Margarette Maness, Virginia Cummings & Jo Ann Evers, all of Paris; 2 sisters, Ruth Henderson & Grace Herring, both of Paris; 11 grandchildren & 26 great grandchildren.  Was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Cleve Hatcher & Ernest Stewart, & by 3 sisters, Rose McQuigg, Bess Cooley & Nellie Stewart.

Social Security information for Weldon Morris Henshaw: 451-10-3211

Social Security information for Birtie Lou Stewart: 465-32-1552


Sources

  1. VitalSearch Texas Birth Index 1926-1995:
    http://www.vitalsearch-ca.com/gen/tx/tx_/txbirthm.htm.
  2. Ron Brothers, "The Death and Cemetery Records of Lamar County, Texas", online edition (Paris, TX: ReBroMa Press, 1999); USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~txlamar/cemetery/1cemmain.htm.
  3. "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
  4. 1920 census, Paris Township, Lamar County, Texas; roll T625-1827, ED 89, page 7A, line #22, dwelling #31, family #32.


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