┌── Hiram S. Henshaw │ 1846-? │ │ William Henshaw ───┤ B: 1879 │ D: 1944 │ └── Sarah Ann Jones 1851-? M: Minnie Hennings ├── Mabel Henshaw (c1903-1913) 1,2 └── William Henshaw (c1906-) 1,2,3
|William Henshaw [ID 12651]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Feb 14 1879, McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma (Indian Territory).1,3,4,5,6,7
He married Minnie Hennings, 1903, Methodist Church, Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois.1,4,6,7 Minnie was born about 1885, Illinois.1,3
William and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 3-4 1910), Glen Carbon, Edwardsville Township, Madison County, Illinois:1
On Sep 12 1918 William Henshaw, age 39, registered for the World War I draft in Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois. He declared he was born Feb 14th 1879, and was then residing in Glen Carbon, Madison County, Illinois, a coal miner employed by Madison Coal Corporation of Glen Carbon. He declared his nearest relative was Minnie Henshaw of Glen Carbon. He was recorded as medium height, slender, brown eyes, brown hair.4
William and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 15 1920), Glen Carbon, Edwardsville Township, Madison County, Illinois:3
On Apr 27 1942 William Henshaw, age 63, registered for the World War II draft in Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois. He declared he was born Feb 14 1879 in McAlester, Oklahoma, and was then residing in Glen Carbon, Madison County, Illinois, employed by Collinsville Coal Corp. of Collinsville, Illinois. He declared his relative/contact was Mrs William Henshaw Sr. of Glen Carbon. He was recorded as 5'9" tall, 165 lbs., gray eyes, gray hair, light complexion, and "scar - about 1 inch r. cheek".5
William Henshaw died May 1 1944, at his home, Glen Carbon, Madison County, Illinois; age 65y 2m 17d.6,7,8
William's obituary was published in the "Edwardsville Intelligencer" (Edwardsville, Illinois) on Tuesday, May 2, 19447 (see scan below).
Photo: William Henshaw obituary "Edwardsville Intelligencer", May 2 1944 7
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