┌── William Henshaw │ c1799-1870 ┌── Thomas C. Henshaw ────┤ │ c1825-1874 │ │ └── Mary Ann - │ c1802-1880 John E. Henshaw ───┤ B: c1853 │ D: 1939 │ └── Amelia L. Underener c1828-1891
|John E. Henshaw [ID 12369]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born about 1853, New York.1,2 (1858).3
John was a noted actor.4 He appeared in the original Broadway productions of "The Baroness Fiddlesticks" (1904), "Old Dutch" (1909) and "Some Party" (1922).3,5,6 He was also well-known in Vaudeville and at times teamed with partner May Tenbroeck and with Grace Avery.
John was shown in the 1875 city directory of Albany, New York:7
The following article was published in the "Olean Democrat" (Olean, New York) on Friday, March 10, 1893:8
Henshaw & Ten Broeck in "The Nabobs"
Last Night -- "Ole Olson" Next Week.
A large audience enjoyed the second appearance of John E. Henshaw and May Ten Broeck in "The Nabobs" at the opera house last night. Miss Ten Broeck has become rather too portly for a stage fairy but Henshaw was just at [sic] funny as ever. His support was much better than at his first performance of "The Nabobs" here, and the play has been greatly improved in many respects. The singing, including solos, duets, quartetts and choruses, were all excellent, and the dancing and other specialties were very entertaining.
John was shown in the 1905 city directory of Plymouth, Massachusetts:9
John E. Henshaw died 1939, buried Actor's Fund plot, Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, Westchester County, New York.3
Photo: John E. Henshaw 10
Photo: John E. Henshaw 11
Photo: John E. Henshaw newspaper article New York Times (New York, New York), Dec 6 1908 12
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