Earl F. Henshaw

                                            ┌── Henry V. Henshaw
                                            │    1851-1924 
                   ┌── Bert James Henshaw ──┤
                   │    1874-1955           │
                   │                        └── Diana I. Luker
                   │                             1852-1921 
Earl F. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1906            │
D: 1971            │
                   └── Minnie M. Helmes
M: Tekla Splitt
   └── Carol K. Henshaw (1946-) 1

Earl F. Henshaw     [ID 17662] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 6 1906, Omro, Winnebago County, Wisconsin.2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

He married Tekla Splitt, Aug 15 1936.8  Tekla, daughter of Stencil Splitt, was born Apr 22 1909, Wisconsin.6,7  

Earl and Tekla were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 19 1940), living with Tekla's widowed father, 437 State Street, Ripon, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin:6

Splitt, Stencil, head-of-household, age 67, born in New York; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; widower; owned home ($2500 value); occupation: laborer, wash machine mfg. co.; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $947 wages in 1939.
Henahaw, Earl, son-in-law, age 33, born in Wisconsin; completed 1 year of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: operates machine, wash machine mfg. co.; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $920 wages in 1939.
Henahaw, Tekla, daughter, age 30, born in Wisconsin; completed 1 year of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.

The following article was published in the "Oshkosh Daily Northwestern" (Oshkosh, Wisconsin) on Tuesday, January 13, 1953:9

News of Waukau

WAUKAU, Wis. (Special) -- Mrs. Mattie Huntsinger and Mrs. Anna Fitzgerald went to Ripon Sunday with Bert and Lyle Henshaw to visit Earl Henshaw who is ill with heart trouble.

Earl F. Henshaw died Jul 31 1971, Ripon Memorial Hospital, Ripon, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin; age 65.7,8  

Earl's obituary was published in the "Oshkosh Daily Northwestern" (Oshkosh, Wisconsin) on Saturday, July 31, 1971:8

Earl Henshaw

RIPON -- Earl Henshaw, 65, 437 State St., died this morning at Ripon Memorial Hospital.  

He was born June 6, 1906, in Omro, the son of Bert and Minnie Helmes Henshaw, and married Tekla Splitt on Aug. 15, 1936.  

He worked in the service department at Speed Queen and was a member of St. Wenceslaus Church.  

Survivors include his widow; one daughter, Mrs. Darwin Prellwitz, Ripon; one brother, Lyle, Oshkosh; and two grandchildren.  

Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Wenceslaus Church with the Rev. John Mikolajczyk officiating.  Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery.  

Friends may call 3-5 and 6-9 p.m. Sunday at the Butzin-Marchant Funeral Home.  A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Tekla died Dec - 1981.7  

Social Security information for Earl F. Henshaw: 394-07-9197

Social Security information for Tekla Splitt: 394-07-9848


  1. Obituary of Earl F. Henshaw.
  2. Wisconsin Births, 1820-1907; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. 1910 census, Omro Village, Winnebago County, Wisconsin; roll T624-1744, ED 132, page 67A, line #20, dwelling #331, family #334.
  4. 1920 census, Rushford Town, Winnebago County, Wisconsin; roll T625-2023, ED 192, page 6A, line #65, dwelling #97, family #126.
  5. 1930 census, Omro Township, Winnebago County, Wisconsin; roll T626-2619, ED 19, page 5A, line #11, dwelling #97, family #101.
  6. 1940 census, Ripon, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin; roll T627-4480, ED 20-48, page 13B, line #67, household #316.
  7. "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
  8. Obituary of Earl Henshaw;
    Oshkosh Daily Northwestern; Jul 31 1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Oshkosh Daily Northwestern; Jan 13 1953; http://www.ancestry.com.

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