Melvin Chapin Henshaw

                                                     ┌── Jerome Joshua Henshaw
                                                     │    1847-1899 
                         ┌── George Chapin Henshaw ──┤
                         │    1874-?                 │
                         │                           └── Helen Bennent
                         │                               c1849-?    
Melvin Chapin Henshaw ───┤
B: 1897                  │
D: 1966                  │
                         └── Emma M. Wheeler
Melvin Chapin Henshaw     [ID 18173] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Apr 20 1897, Buffalo, Erie County, New York.1,2,3,4,5  

On Jun 5 1918 Melvin Chapin Henshaw, age 21, registered for the World War I draft in Buffalo, Erie County, New York.  He declared he was born April 20 1897 in Buffalo, New York, and was then residing at 29 Faxon Ave. in Buffalo, employed by the Leigh Valley R.R. Co. in Buffalo.  He declared his nearest relative was George Henshaw of the same address, who was also born in Buffalo, New York.  He was recorded as having blue eyes and light hair.3  

Melvin Chapin Henshaw died Nov - 1966.5  

Social Security information for Melvin Chapin Henshaw: 086-20-3367


  1. 1900 census, 11th Ward, Buffalo, Erie County, New York; roll T623-1027, ED 80, page 6A, line #21, dwelling #89, family #104.
  2. 1910 census, 9th Ward, Buffalo, Erie County, New York; roll T624-943, ED 80, page 19B, line #76, dwelling #246, family #288.
  3. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  4. 1920 census, 11th Ward, Buffalo, Erie County, New York; roll T625-1102, ED 89, page 7A, line #27, dwelling #108, family #135.
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:

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