James Franklin Henshaw

                                                         ┌── Madison Hinshaw
                                                         │    1852-1925 
                          ┌── William Thurman Hinshaw ───┤
                          │    1873-1938                 │
                          │                              └── Mary Jane Austill
                          │                                   1851-?    
James Franklin Henshaw ───┤
B: 1891                   │                              ┌── Marcellus William Robertson
D: 1967                   │                              │
                          └── Ruth Marcellus Robertson ──┤
                               1874-1945                 │
                                                         └── Nancy Wilson Chambers Reynolds
M: Mamie Essie Reid
   ├── Ida M. Hinshaw (c1915-) 1
   ├── William Robert Henshaw (1917-2000) 1,2
   ├── Clara Irene Henshaw (1919-2008) 1,2
   ├── Louise Hinshaw (c1922-) 1
   ├── James Franklin Henshaw, Jr. (1924-2010) 1,3
   ├── Martha L. Hinshaw (c1927-) 1
   ├── Horace Neil Henshaw (1931-1936) 2
   └── Betty Jo Henshaw (1937-1938) 2

M: Mary Hunt

James Franklin Henshaw     [ID 02519] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

James Franklin Henshaw2,3,4 [James Franklin Hinshaw1,5, Frank Henshaw6].

Born Feb 5 1891, Estillfork, Jackson County, Alabama.1,2,3,4,5,7  

He married Mamie Essie Reid1,2 [Essue Reid3], Dec 25 19131,2.  Mamie was born Sep 1 18942 [about 18961], Jackson County, Alabama2.  

On Jun 5 1917 James Franklin Hinshaw, age 26, registered for the World War I draft in Jackson County, Alabama.  He declared he was born Feb. 5th 1891 in "Estillsfork", Alabama, and was then residing in Hollytree, Alabama, married with a wife and children.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, black hair.5  

James and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 17 1930), Gurley, Madison County, Alabama:1

Hinshaw, James F., head-of-household, age 39, born in Alabama; father born in Alabama; mother born in Mississippi; first married at age 23; owned home ($1000 value); radio in home; occupation: salesman, retail hardware; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Mamie E., wife, age 34, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 19.
Hinshaw, Ida M., daughter, age 15, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; attended school.
Hinshaw, William R., son, age 13 [or 12 - unclear], born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; attended school.
Hinshaw, Irene, daughter, age 11, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; attended school.
Hinshaw, Louise, daughter, age 8, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; attended school.
Hinshaw, James F. Jr., son, age 5, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Hinshaw, Martha L., daughter, age 3, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Arlsey [unclear], Martha, mother-in-law, age 74, born in Alabama; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee; widow.

Mamie died Jul - 1939, Gurley, Madison County, Alabama.2  

He then married Mary Hunt.3  Mary was born Dec 24 1898.4,8,9  

James owned a funeral home in Gurley, Madison County, Alabama (Paint Rock Valley), later moving the business to Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama.3  

In 1967 James was still living in Scottsboro, Alabama.4  

James Franklin Henshaw died Oct 15 1967, Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama.3,4,10  

Mary died Apr 18 1978, buried Cedar Hill Cemetery, Jackson County, Alabama.4,8,9  

Social Security information for James Franklin Henshaw: 417-05-2082

Social Security information for Mary Hunt: 417-18-4397


  1. 1930 census, Gurley, Madison County, Alabama; roll T626-37, ED 32, page 2B, line #68, dwelling #42, family #44.
  2. Ancestry Family Tree data "Seborn Jones" posted by "MiLasater".
  3. Contribution from Martha Kendrick ().
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  5. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Obituary of William Ennis Henshaw.
  7. 1900 census, Collins Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; ED 36, page 208A-B, line #48, dwelling #61, family #61.
  8. "Cedar Hill Cemetery", Jackson County, Alabama; USGenWeb Archives.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com.
  10. Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974; http://www.ancestry.com.

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