Ethel Fern Henshaw

                                                       ┌── James Henshawc1808-<1900
                                ┌── Henry V. Henshaw ──┤
                                │    1851-1924         │
                                │                      └── Lydia A. Pease
                                │                           1808-1872 
Ethel Fern Henshaw ─────────────┤
B: 1889                         │                      ┌── Stephen Luker
D: 1973                         │                      │
                                └── Diana I. Luker ────┤
                                     1852-1921         │
                                                       └── Mary (Luker)
M: Herman Frederick Moldenhauer

Ethel Fern Henshaw     [ID 12702] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 17 1889, Nepeuskun, Winnebago County, Wisconsin.1,2  (Jun - 1890).3,4  

She married Herman Frederick Moldenhauer, Dec 27 1911, Waukau, Winnebago County, Wisconsin.1,5  Herman, son of Ernest Moldenhauer & Ernestine Kuhn, was born Nov 2 1884, Green Lake County, Wisconsin.2,5,6,7  


Henry Moldenhauer, born 1912.
Arden Moldenhauer, born 1919.

On Sep 12 [1918] Herman Frederick Moldenhauer, age 33, registered for the World War I draft in Winnebago County, Wisconsin.  He declared he was born November 2 1884, and was then residing in Berlin, Winnebago County, Wisconsin where he was a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was Mrs. Ethel Moldenhauer of Berlin.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair.7  

Ethel and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 8 1920), Nepeuskun, Winnebago County, Wisconsin:2

Moldenhauer, Herman, head-of-household, age 35, born in Wisconsin; parents born in Germany; rented home; occupation: farmer.
Moldenhauer, Ethel, wife, age 30, born in Wisconsin; father born in Wisconsin; mother born in England.
Moldenhauer, Henry, son, age 7 years 3 months, born in Wisconsin; parents born in Wisconsin; attended school.
Moldenhauer, Arden, son, age 11 months, born in Wisconsin; parents born in Wisconsin.

The following article was published in the "Oshkosh Daily Northwestern" (Oshkosh, Wisconsin) on Wednesday evening, June 8, 1927:8

Bert and Roy Henshaw of Waukau and the Frank Moldenhauer family of Oshkosh called at the Herman Moldenhauer home recently.

Ethel Fern Henshaw died Dec 26 1973, Berlin Memorial Hospital, Berlin, Green Lake County, Wisconsin; age 84.1  

Ethel's obituary was published in the "Neenah Menasha Northwestern" (Oshkosh, Wisconsin) on Thursday, December 27, 1973:1

Mrs. Herman Moldenhauer

BERLIN -- Mrs. Herman (Ethel) Moldenhauer, 84, Rt. 2, Berlin, died Wednesday afternoon at the Berlin Memorial Hospital.  She had been in failing health for several years.  

Mrs. Moldenhauer was born June 17, 1889, in the Town of Nepeuskun, to Henry and Diana Luker Henshaw.  She married Herman Moldenhauer in Waukau on Dec. 28, 1911.  

She was a lifelong resident of the Berlin area and a member of the Waukau Methodist Church.  

She is survived by her widower, two sons, Henry, Berlin, and Arden, Colorado Springs, Colo.; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Boyd Funeral Home, the Rev. William Jannusch officiating.  Burial will be in the Oakwood Cemetery.  

Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Herman died Apr 6 1976, Berlin Memorial Hospital, Berlin, Green Lake County, Wisconsin; age 91.5,6  

Herman's obituary was published in the "Neenah Menasha Northwestern" (Oshkosh, Wisconsin) on Wednesday, April 7, 1976:5

Herman F. Moldenhauer

BERLIN -- Herman F. Moldenhauer, 91, Rt. 2, Berlin, died Tesday [sic] at Berlin Memorial Hospital.  

He was born Nov. 2, 1884 in Green Lake County, the son of Ernest and Ernestine Kuhn Moldenhauer.  He married Ethel Fern Henshaw, Dec. 27, 1911 in Waukau.  She preceded him in death in 1973.  Moldenhauer had operated a farm until about five years ago.  

Survivors include two sons, Henry, Berlin, and Arden, Colorado Springs, Colo.; one brother, Elmer, Omro; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  

Services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Seefeld-Ruminski-Rasque Funeral Home in Berlin with the Rev. Allen McCaul, pastor of Waukau Methodist Church officiating.  Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Berlin.  

Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and from 9 a.m. until the time of services on Friday.

Social Security information for Herman Frederick Moldenhauer: 393-36-3985


  1. Obituary of Ethel F. (Henshaw) Moldenhauer;
    the "Neenah Menasha Northwestern", Dec 27 1973;
  2. 1920 census, Nepeuskun, Winnebago County, Wisconsin; roll T625-2023, ED 159, page 1B, line #94, dwelling #21, family #21.
  3. 1900 census, Nepeuskun Township, Winnebago County, Wisconsin; roll T623-1824, ED 129, page 2A, line #8, dwelling #23, family #24.
  4. 1910 census, Nepeuskun Township, Winnebago County, Wisconsin; roll T624-1744, ED 130, page 28B, line #64, dwelling #77, family #80.
  5. Obituary of Herman Moldenhauer;
    the "Neenah Menasha Northwestern", Apr 7 1976;
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  7. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  8. Oshkosh Daily Northwestern; Jun 8 1927;

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