John Lynton Henshaw

                                                ┌── William Hinshaw
                                                │    1808-1885 
                       ┌── John Grant Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1874-1958           │
                       │                        └── Nancy Reynoldsc1833-1909 
John Lynton Henshaw ───┤
B: 1919                │                        ┌── - Frezell
D: 1948                │                        │
                       └── Lucy May Frezell ────┤
                            1875-1948           │
                                                └── - Willis
John Lynton Henshaw     [ID 12795] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 11 1919, Arkansas.1,2,3  (c1921, Texas).4  (Oct 11 1919).5,6,7  

John was a World War II veterean, serving as a PFC in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers6,7 (enlisted Jan 23 1941, honorably discharged Sep 26 1945).7  On Jan 23 1941 John L. Henshaw, born 1919, then a resident of Tulare County, California, enlisted in Sacramento, California as a private in the U.S. Army.  He declared he had 2 years of high school, and was single, without dependents.  He was recorded as 70" tall, 165 lbs.8  

John Lynton Henshaw died Apr 15 1948, Tulare County, California; age 28.1,5,6,7  John and brother William are buried side-by-side.6

(photo)Photo: John Lynton Henshaw gravestone Visalia Public Cemetery 6


  1. RootsWeb California Death Index:
  2. 1920 census, Springdale Township, Washington County, Arkansas; roll T625-84, ED 153, page 11A, line #221, dwelling #223, family #130.
  3. 1930 census, Visalia, Tulare County, California; roll T626-226, ED 80, page 7A, line #20, dwelling #175, family #185.
  4. 1940 census, Visalia Township, Tulare County, California; roll T627-361, ED 54-82, page 8B, line #51, household #191.
  5. California, Death Index, 1940-1997;
  7. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963;
  8. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946;

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