Elmer Ellsworth Henshaw, Jr.

                                                              ┌── Jonathan Longmeyer Henshaw
                                                              │    1859-1917 
                                ┌── Elmer Ellsworth Henshaw ──┤
                                │    1886-1981                │
                                │                             └── Fredricka Freisa
                                │                                  1863-?    
Elmer Ellsworth Henshaw, Jr. ───┤
B: 1914                         │                             ┌── Charles Scott
D: 1995                         │                             │
                                └── Leonora A. Scott ─────────┤
                                    c1891-1964                │
                                                              └── Mary (Scott)
M: Elizabeth Louise McLees
   ├── Patricia Ellen Henshaw  1
   ├── Richard E. Henshaw (1949-) 1
   └── Candace E. Henshaw (1957-) 1

Elmer Ellsworth Henshaw, Jr.     [ID 12334] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 6 1914, New York.2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9  

On May 14 1941 Elmer E. Henshaw, Jr., born 1914 in New York, enlisted at Jamaica, New York as a private in the U.S. Army.  He declared he had one year of high school, was single, without dependents, and a mechanical draftsman.  He was recorded as 66" tall, 122 lbs.7  Elmer served from May 14 1941 to Oct 19 1945.3  

He married Elizabeth Louise McLees, Jun 30 1943.1,6,10  Elizabeth, daughter of George James McLees & Gertrude Ellen Kokal, was born Aug 21 1919, West New York, Hudson County, New Jersey.3,4,5,6,10,11  

In 1995 Elmer was living in/near Wantagh, Nassau County, New York.5  

Elmer Ellsworth Henshaw, Jr. died Dec 16 1995, Smithtown, Suffolk County, New York; buried Dec 21 1995, Section M, Site 27700B, Long Island National Cemetery, 2040 Wellwood Avenue, Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York.2,3,4,5,6,12  

Elizabeth died Jul 8 2000, Queens, New York, New York; buried Jul 13 2000, Section M, Site 27700B, Long Island National Cemetery, 2040 Wellwood Avenue, Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York.3,4,5,10,12  

Social Security information for Elmer Ellsworth Henshaw, Jr.: 066-07-2076

Social Security information for Elizabeth Louise McLees: 131-07-1210


  1. Contribution from Candace E. (Henshaw) Osias.
  2. Burials in Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York; http://www.findagrave.com.
  3. U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca.1800-2004; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Nationwide Gravesite Locator:
  5. "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
  6. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Scott Frazelle ().
  7. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1920 census, District 23, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T625-1227, ED 1509, page 8A, line #12, dwelling #17, family #187.
  9. 1930 census, 4th Ward, Yonkers, Westchester County, New York; roll T626-1667, ED 379, page 9B, line #91, dwelling #86, family #266.
  10. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Mariano Cuellar ().
  11. 1930 census, Queens, Queens County, New York; roll T626-1584, ED 50, page 43B, line #83, dwelling #443, family #672.
  12. http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/longisland.asp.

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