Willie B. Henshaw

                                            ┌── William A. Hinshawc1849-?    
                     ┌── James E. Henshaw ──┤
                     │    1873-1927         │
                     │                      └── Elizabeth J. Wright
                     │                          c1855-?    
Willie B. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1896              │
D: 1934              │
                     └── Mittie Carter
M: Eula P. Eckert
   ├── James Maroni Hinshaw (1921-1923) 1
   ├── Dorothy Henshaw (c1925-) 2
   └── Marie M. Henshaw (c1928-) 2

Willie B. Henshaw     [ID 17968] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Willie B. Henshaw2,3,4 [Willie B. Hinshaw5,6].

Born May 17 18965 [May - 18972,3,4,6], Union City, Obion County, Tennessee5.  

Willie was a World War I veteran.2  On Jun 5 1917 Willie Hinshaw, age 22, registered for the World War I draft in Garland County, Arkansas.  He declared he was born May 17 1896 in Union City, Tennessee, and was then residing in Hawes, [Garland County,] Arkansas where he was single, with a dependent mother, occupied as a machinist employed by the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, dark brown eyes, black hair.5  

He married Eula P. Eckert2 [Eula Barton1], about 19202.  Eula was born Jan 25 18972,7 [about 19006], Louisiana2,7.  

Eula had apparently been previously married to a -- Eckert, as she had a son, Omer L. Eckert, born 1917.2,6  

Willie and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 31 1920), staying in a boarding house in Jackson Parish, Louisiana:6

Hinshaw, Willie, boarder, age 22, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Oklahoma; occupation: laborer, saw mill.
Hinshaw, Eula P., boarder, age 20, born in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana.
Eckert, Omer L., boarder, age 2 years 1 month, born in Texas; father born in Oklahoma; mother born in Louisiana.

Willie and family were shown in the 1930 census (May 3 1930), Hot Springs Township, Garland County, Arkansas:2

Henshaw, Willie B., head-of-household, age 33, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first married at age 23; rented home ($6 rent); no radio in home; occupation: laborer, lumber mill; World War I veteran.
Henshaw, Eula P., wife, age 33, born in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana; first married at age 23.
Henshaw, Dorothy, daughter, age 5, born in Arkansas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Louisiana.
Henshaw, Marie M., daughter, age 2 years 1 [unclear] month, born in Arkansas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Louisiana.
Eckert, Omer L., step-son, age 12, born in Texas; father born in Texas; mother born in Louisiana; attended school.

Willie B. Henshaw died Sep 3 1934, Harris County, Texas.8  


  1. Death certificate for James Maroni Hinshaw.
  2. 1930 census, Hot Springs Township, Garland County, Arkansas; roll T626-75, ED 24, page 42A, line #10, dwelling #900, family #960.
  3. 1900 census, Civil District 6, Lake County, Tennessee; roll T623-1583, ED 80, page 17B, line #51, dwelling #296, family #299.
  4. 1910 census, Clear Lake Township, Mississippi County, Arkansas; roll T624-58, ED 87, page 8A, line #25, dwelling #111, family #112.
  5. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1920 census, Police Jury Ward 6, Jackson Parish, Louisiana; roll T625-614, ED 141, page 21A, line #45, dwelling #365, family #376.
  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. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.

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