Willie Elizabeth Henshaw

                                                           ┌── James Henshaw
                                                           │    1823-1886 
                            ┌── Ernest Ethelbert Henshaw ──┤
                            │    1858-1913                 │
                            │                              └── Elizabeth "Betty" McWilliams
                            │                                  c1836-?    
Willie Elizabeth Henshaw ───┤
B: 1903                     │
D: 1998                     │
                            └── Mary Elizabeth Duncan
M: Alex D. Finney

Willie Elizabeth Henshaw     [ID 16115] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Willie Elizabeth Henshaw1,2 [Elizabeth Henshaw3, Beth Henshaw2].

Born May 2 1903, Douglass, Butler County, Kansas.1,2,3  

She married Alex D. Finney, Jan 31 1924, Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas.2  


Roberta Finney; married -- Morris.
Farrol "Buzz" Finney, born Aug 16 1930, Rock, Kansas; died May 22 2004, Wichita, Kansas; married Phyllis C. Davis (children: Mitchell Ray, Michael and Shelley Finney). 4

Alex died Dec - 1983.2  

Willie Elizabeth Henshaw died Feb 19 1998, Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis Campus, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas; buried Highland Cemetery, Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas.2,3  

Beth's obituary was published in the "Winfield Daily Courier" (Winfield, Kansas) on Friday, February 20, 1998:2

Beth Finney

W. Elizabeth "Beth" Finney, 94, homemaker, of Winfield, died Feb. 19, 1998, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis Campus in Wichita.  

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of the Nazarene in Winfield.  The Rev. Ron Keith will officiate.  Burial will be in Highland Cemetery.  Hillside Funeral Home of Augusta is in charge of arrangements.  

Finney was born May 2, 1903, in Douglass, to Ernest Edward and Mary Elizabeth (Duncan) Henshaw.  

She married Alex D. Finney on Jan. 31, 1924, in Winfield.  He died in December 1983.  A daughter, Roberta Morris, also preceded her in death.  

Survivors include a son, Farrol "Buzz" Finney, Wichita; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Social Security information for Willie Elizabeth Henshaw: 510-36-4580


  1. 1910 census, Rock Creek Township, Cowley County, Kansas; roll T624-436, ED 54, page 35B, line #51, dwelling #30, family #30.
  2. Obituary of Beth Finney; the "Winfield Daily Courier", Feb 20 1998:
  3. "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
  4. Obituary of Buzz Finney; the "Winfield Daily Courier", May 24 2004:

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