Walter Henshaw

                                              ┌── William Henry Henshaw
                                              │       ?-1948 
                          ┌── James Henshaw ──┤
                          │    1884-1971      │
                          │                   └── Annie Wormald
                          │                        1863-?    
Walter Henshaw ───────────┤
B: 1911                   │
D: 1990                   │
                          └── Annie -
M: Caroline Amanda Walker
   ├── Susan Amanda Henshaw (1949-) 1
   └── James W. Henshaw (1951-1995) 1

Walter Henshaw     [ID 02148] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 12 1911, Massachusetts.2,3,4,5,6  

He married Caroline Amanda Walker, Aug 5 1947, Washington, D.C.1,7  Caroline, daughter of John Thomas Walker & Mamie Lois Cashion, was born Sep 22 1920, Greenwood, South Carolina.1,3,4,7  

A newspaper account of the marriage of Walter and Caroline, from a hand dated but otherwise unidentified newspaper clipping and original wedding invitation, is retained in the family history files of Eleanor Walker Brown, sister of Caroline Amanda Walker.7  

Walter and Caroline were shown in the 1955 city directory of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts:8

Farmfield Street.
Henshaw Walter (Caroline W) ins 558 Pleasant (315) h105 Farmfield

Caroline died Sep 26 19743,4, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts3,4 [Fairhaven, Massachusetts1].  

Caroline's obituary was published in "The Standard Times" (New Bedford, Massachusetts) on September 26, 1974,7 and in "The Index-Journal" (Greenwood, South Carolina) on September 28, 1974.7  

Walter Henshaw died Jul 17 1990, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts.2,3,4  

Social Security information for Walter Henshaw: 577-48-4301

Social Security information for Caroline Amanda Walker: 249-28-7113


  1. Steve Knight database:
  2. Contribution from Susan Amanda Henshaw Fitzgerald.
  3. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  4. Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003;
  5. 1920 census, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts; roll T625-682, ED 26, page 45B-46A, line #98, dwelling #824, family #980.
  6. 1930 census, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts; roll T626-886, ED 185, page 15B, line #89, dwelling #329, family #311.
  7. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Steve Knight ().
  8. Massachusetts City Directories;

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