Burton Hall Henshaw

                                                  ┌── John Hinshawc1822-1883 
                       ┌── Jacob Golden Hinshaw ──┤
                       │    1868-1940             │
                       │                          └── Nancy Coffee
                       │                               1830-?    
Burton Hall Henshaw ───┤
B: 1893                │                          ┌── William Hall
D: 1959                │                          │
                       └── Susan Elizabeth Hall ──┤
                            1863-1947             │
                                                  └── Jane Vineyard
M: Holeta Olga Sass
   ├── Jean E. Henshaw (c1925-) 1
   └── Betty Ruth Henshaw (1927-) 1,2

Burton Hall Henshaw     [ID 13394] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 3 18931,3,4,5,6 [Apr - 18947], Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee1,3,4,5,6 [Grainger County, Tennessee8].  

On Jun 5 1917 Burton Hall Henshaw, age 23, registered for the World War I draft in St. Louis, Missouri.  He declared he was born Nov. 3 1893 in Grainger County, Tennessee, and he was then residing at 2115 Elm Ave., Wellstone, Missouri where he was single and a sign painter employed by the F.R. Rice Cigar Co. of St. Louis.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, light brown eyes, black hair.8  

During World War I Burton was inducted into the army at St. Louis, Missouri on Dec 22 1917 (Army serial number 304,331).  He was recorded born Nov 3 1893 in Knoxville, Tennessee, and his residence at the time of induction was Wellston, Missouri.  He served overseas from Mar 27 1918 to Jul 4 1919.  Wounded Oct 4 1918.  His service record shows the following service organization and assignments:5


He married Holeta Olga Sass1 [Aleta Sass9], about 19231.  Holeta, daughter of Heinrich "Henry" Sass & Wilhelmine "Minnie" Schroeder/Schraeder, was born Jan 31 1899, Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois.1,3,4,9,10,11  

Burton and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 7 1930), Elgin, Santa Cruz County, Arizona:1

Henshaw, Burton, head-of-household, age 36, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first married at age 29; rented home ($10 rent); no radio in home; occupation: clerk, general store; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Holeta, wife, age 31, born in Illinois; parents born in Germany; first married at age 23.
Henshaw, Jean E., daughter, age 5, born in Illinois; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Betty Ruth, daughter, age 3, born in California; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Illinois.

Burton Hall Henshaw died Nov 22 1959, Los Angeles County, California; age 66.3,4  

In 1981 Holeta was living in/near Whittier, Los Angeles County, California.10  

Holeta died May 3 1981, Los Angeles County, California; age 82.3,4,10  

Holeta was an artist12 (amateur or profesional is not known).  

Social Security information for Burton Hall Henshaw: 563-10-3045

Social Security information for Holeta Olga Sass: 554-21-0782


  1. 1930 census, Precinct 10, Elgin, Santa Cruz County, Arizona; roll T626-62, ED 14, page 1B, line #86, dwelling #20, family #21.
  2. VitalSearch California Birth Index 1905-2001:
  3. RootsWeb California Death Index:
  4. California Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. Missouri Secretary of State, State Archives, Soldiers Database:
  6. 1920 census, Central Township, St. Louis County, Missouri; roll T625-946, ED 128, page 13B, line #90, dwelling #182, family #292.
  7. 1900 census, 9th Ward, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee; roll T623-1581, ED 68, page 3A, line #3, dwelling #38, family #44.
  8. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. 1900 census, Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois; roll T623-298, ED 29, page 14A, line #20, dwelling #296, family #312.
  10. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  11. "Personal Member Trees"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Contribution from Roz McMillan ().

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