Sherman Ellwood Henshaw

                                                        ┌── Thomas William Henshaw
                                                        │    1858-1926 
                           ┌── Jackson Virgil Henshaw ──┤
                           │    1892-1921               │
                           │                            └── Hanah Olivar
                           │                                 1853-1927 
Sherman Ellwood Henshaw ───┤
B: 1920                    │                            ┌── John S. Gibson
D: 1969                    │                            │
                           └── Juanita Gibson ──────────┤
M: Clarice Arlene Fountain
   ├── Patricia R. Henshaw (1942-) 1
   ├── Sherman Ellwood Henshaw, Jr. (1946-) 1
   ├── Daniel Vernon Henshaw (1950-) 1
   ├── Catherine Henshaw (1951-) 1
   ├── Timothy G. Henshaw (1953-2007) 1
   └── Diane Henshaw (1958-) 1

Sherman Ellwood Henshaw     [ID 18667] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 29 1920, Michigan.2,3,4,5,6,7  (c1922).8  

On Sep 30 1939 Sherman E. Henshaw enlisted in the U.S. Army.  He declared he was born in Michigan, was then a resident of Macomb County, Michigan, had two years of college, and was divorced, without dependents.7  

Sherman was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 16 1940), Fort Wayne U.S. Army Post, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan:8

Henshaw, Sherman E., soldier, age 18, born in Michigan; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Van Dyke, Macomb County, Michigan; occupation: Private First Class, U.S. Army; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $360 wages in 1939.

He married Clarice Arlene Fountain.1,6  Clarice, daughter of Wilfred + Avvie Fountain, was born about 1921, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.9,10  

Sherman and Clarice were shown in the 1942 city directory of Battle Creek, Michigan:11

Henshaw Sherman (Clarice) sergt USA r398 W VanBuren
Sherman and Clarice were shown in the 1950 city directory of Royal Oak / Ferndale, Michigan:11
Henshaw Sherman E (Clarice A) guard Chrysler (Det) h3258 Ellwood av (B)
Sherman and family were shown in the 1960 city directory of Royal Oak, Michigan:11
Henshaw Patricia r3258 Ellwood av (B)
Henshaw Sherman E (Clarice A) guard Plymouth (Det) h3258 Ellwood av (B)

Sherman Ellwood Henshaw died Sep 28 1969, Oakland County, Michigan.2,3,12  

Social Security information for Sherman Ellwood Henshaw: 362-16-6823


  1. Obituary of Timothy G. Henshaw.
  2. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  3. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by "sherrykuck".
  4. Ancestry Family Tree data "Henshaw Walling Family" posted by "emtigrl".
  5. Ancestry Family Tree data "2010 Oliver/Neville/Peck Family Tree" posted by "jandwoliver".
  6. Ancestry Family Tree data "Henshaw/Kuck Family Tree" posted by "Sara Henshaw".
  7. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946;
  8. 1940 census, Fort Wayne U.S. Army Post, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan; roll T627-1874, ED 84-1128, page 4A, line #22.
  9. 1930 census, 13th Ward, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan; roll T626-1047, ED 398, page 9A, line #32, dwelling #83, family #29.
  10. 1940 census, Van Dyke, Macomb County, Michigan; roll T627-1784, ED 50-63, page 2B, line #78, household #35.
  11. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta);
  12. Macomb County, Michigan, Death Records System:

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