Charles S. Henshaw

                                            ┌── George Anderson Hinshaw
                                            │    1863-1935 
                        ┌── Finis Henshaw ──┤
                        │    1898-1957      │
                        │                   └── Sarah Susan May
                        │                        1866-1903 
Charles S. Henshaw ─────┤
B: 1926                 │
D: 2009                 │
                        └── Audie Morse
M: Colleen L. Gilchrist

Charles S. Henshaw     [ID 18987] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Charles S. Henshaw1,2,3 [Charlie S. Henshaw4].

Born Aug 29 1926, Carrier Mills, Saline County, Illinois.2,3,4  

He married Colleen L. Gilchrist.3  

In 2008-2009 Charles was living in Evansville, Indiana.3,5  

Charles S. Henshaw died Dec 1 2009, Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana; age 83.3,4  

Charles' obituary was published in "The Daily Register" (Harrisburg, Illinois) on Wednesday, December 2, 2009:3

EVANSVILLE, IND. -- Charles S. Henshaw, 83, Evansville, Ind., died 8:47 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009, at Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Ind.  

He was born Aug. 29, 1926, in Carrier Mills to Finis and Audie (Morse) Henshaw.  He was married to Colleen L. Gilchrist.  

He was a Navy veteran and owner of Henshaw's Dept. Store in Shawneetown for 40 years until his retirement in 1991.  

He is survived by his wife, Colleen Henshaw of Evansville, Ind.; a brother, James Henshaw of Herrin; several nieces and nephews; and other extended family members.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Harry Henshaw and A.J. Henshaw; and a sister, Sarah Tanner.  

Service is 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, at Absher-Nicholson Funeral Home in Carrier Mills with the Rev. Harl Cockrum officiating.  Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, Carrier Mills.  Visitation is 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.


  1. 1930 census, Carrier Mills, Saline County, Illinois; roll T626-554, ED 2, page 14A, line #28, dwelling #353, family #359.
  2. 1940 census, Carrier Mills, Saline County, Illinois; roll T627-883, ED 83-3, page 28A, line #22, household #642.
  3. Obituary of Charles S. Henshaw; "Daily Register", Dec 2 2009:
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  5. Obituary of Anderson "A.J." Henshaw.

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