Sam Thomas Henshaw

                                                    ┌── Samuel Golden Hinshawc1871-1935 
                       ┌── William Golden Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1904-1978               │
                       │                            └── Rosa F. Morgan
                       │                                 1879-?    
Sam Thomas Henshaw ────┤
B: 1931                │
D: 2007                │
                       └── Marie Wright
M: Donna Jean Blomgren
   ├── Ronald Thomas Henshaw (1953-1998) 1,2
   └── Michael Warren Henshaw (1958-1958) 1,2

Sam Thomas Henshaw     [ID 18569] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 17 1931, Mascot, Knox County, Tennessee.3,4,5,6  

He married Donna Jean Blomgren, Mar 17 1953, Kingman, Arizona.2,3  Donna, daughter of Warren Jerome Blomgren & Dorothy Lesmeister, was born Feb 27 1937.2  (Feb 27 1936).5  

Sam Thomas Henshaw died Apr 14 2007, age 75.3,5  

Sam's obituary was published in the "Review-Journal" (Las Vegas, Nevada) on April 20, 2007:3


Sam Thomas Henshaw born Oct. 17, 1931, in Mascot, Tenn., passed away April 14, 2007, at the age of 75.  He resided in Las Vegas for 57 years.  He was a head gardener at the Sands Hotel.  He was also a member of Local 995.  Sam was an avid fisherman.  He had a secret recipe for chili.  It was delicious.  Sam baked pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving and cookies for all his grandchildren for Christmas.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Golden and Marie Henshaw; and his sons, Ronald T. Henshaw and Michael Warren.  He is survived by his wife, Donna of 54 years; children, Dorothea, Barbara, Debra, Janie, Jimmy, Jeff and Susie; 64 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  His wife sat at his side until the end.  His daughter, Dorothea and daughter-in-law, Michelle took care of Sam to the very end.  They were there every day.  Sam will truly be missed.  We all love you Dad.  No words can express how much a man could be loved like you, but I know you can.  Mom.  No services.

Donna died Sep 16 2010, Medford, Jackson County, Oregon.2,5,7  

Donna's obituary was published in the "Mail Tribune" (Medford, Oregon) on September 19, 2010.7  


  1. Obituary of Sam Thomas Henshaw.
  2. Ancestry Family Tree data "Wilson Family Tree" posted by "Unclelou590".
  3. Obituary of Sam Thomas Henshaw; Las Vegas "Review-Journal", Apr 20 2007:
  4. 1940 census, Mascot, Civil District 13, Knox County, Tennessee; roll T627-3910, ED 47-37, page 18A, line #35, household #290.
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1;
  7. United States Obituary Collection;

If you have additional information on this person, please share!

If you would like to be automatically notified by email whenever an update is made affecting this page then enter your email address and click the "Enter" button below:

Your Email Address:
Notify me whenever this page is updated
Do not notify me if this page is updated
Show me my current registered notification requests

How is this person related to other ancestors? To find out, enter the database ID number of another ancestor, and then click the "Enter" button below:

ID Number:

If you would like to save this person on your computer ▾ more...

HFA Home Page Return to HFA Home Page

Copyright © 1997-2019, The Hinshaw Family Association. All rights reserved.
Permission is granted for all free personal, private and non-commercial uses.
Commercial use of any portion contained herein is expressly prohibited.

Privacy Policies

This site uses spambot thwarting technology to hide email addresses from all known email harvesting programs used by spammers.

[This page was computer generated]

Spambot Bait!