William Pat Henshaw

                                                ┌── William Hinshaw
                                                │    1808-1885 
                       ┌── John Grant Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1874-1958           │
                       │                        └── Nancy Reynoldsc1833-1909 
William Pat Henshaw ───┤
B: 1916                │                        ┌── - Frezell
D: 1966                │                        │
                       └── Lucy May Frezell ────┤
                            1875-1948           │
                                                └── - Willis
William Pat Henshaw     [ID 12794] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

William Pat Henshaw1,2 [William Patton Henshaw3].

Born Nov 21 1916, McKinney, Collin County, Texas.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

William was shown in the 1940 census, living in the household of sister Earnestine, 601 Watson Ave. (rear), Visalia, Tulare County, California:8

Henshaw, William P, brother-in-law, age 23, born in Texas; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; single; occupation: lineman, telephone; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1437 wages in 1939.

William was a World War II veteran, serving as a corporal in the U.S. Army Signal Corps.6  On Sep 4 1942 William P. Henshaw, born 1916 in Texas, then a resident of Tulare County, California, enlisted in Los Angeles, California as a private in the U.S. Army.  He declared he had 4 years of high school, employed as a lineman, and was then married.  He was recorded as 68" tall, 177 lbs.9  

William Pat Henshaw died Aug 12 1966, Livermore, Alameda County, California; age 49.3,4,5,6  William and brother John are buried side-by-side.6

(photo)Photo: William Pat Henshaw gravestone Visalia Public Cemetery 6

Social Security information for William Pat Henshaw: 565-01-3013


  1. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. Ancestry Family Tree data "LATEST FTM JAN 2014_2014-01-21" posted by "merrilldarlington".
  4. RootsWeb California Death Index:
  5. California, Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. http://www.findagrave.com.
  7. 1920 census, Springdale Township, Washington County, Arkansas; roll T625-84, ED 153, page 11A, line #221, dwelling #223, family #130.
  8. 1940 census, Visalia, Tulare County, California; roll T627-361, ED 54-79, page 7B-8A, line #78, household #176.
  9. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; http://www.ancestry.com.

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