James L. Henshaw

                                              ┌── William H. Henshawc1867-1940 
                       ┌── James H. Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1894-1976         │
                       │                      └── Cora L. Flint
                       │                           1878-1972 
James L. Henshaw ──────┤
B: 1928                │
D: 2004                │
                       └── Albertine Wyant
M: Joanne M. Scoffield
   ├── Marilyn Henshaw  1
   ├── Janice Henshaw  1
   ├── Marsha Henshaw  1
   ├── Lynn Henshaw  1
   ├── James M. Henshaw  1
   ├── Steve Henshaw  1
   ├── Lewis Henshaw  1
   └── Bill Henshaw  1

James L. Henshaw     [ID 02860] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 13 1928, North Hornell, Steuben County, New York.2,3,4,5,6  

He married Joanne M. Scoffield, Apr 4 1964, Arkport, Steuben County, New York.2  

James lived in Arkport, New York, circa late 1960s.7  

James L. Henshaw died Aug 17 2004, St. James Mercy Hospital, Arkport, Steuben County, New York; buried Arkport Heritage Hill Cemetery, Arkport, Steuben County, New York.2,5,6  

James' obituary was published in the "Nornell Evening Tribune" (Hornell, New York) on Wednesday, August 18, 2004:2


ARKPORT - James L. Henshaw, 76, of 68 Main St., died Tuesday (Aug. 17, 2004) at St. James Mercy Hospital, where he had been a patient for the past week.  

Born May 13, 1928, in North Hornell, he was the son of James L. and Albertine Wyant Henshaw.  James was married April 4, 1964, in Arkport to Joanne M. Scoffield, who survives.  He was predeceased by two sisters, Elizabeth Eymer and Phyllis Henshaw.  

He had been employed by the former Hornell Woodworking Corp. in Hornell, the former S.K.F. Industries in Hornell, a truck driver for C.L. Wellington, Hornell; and later retired from the Griffith Oil Co.  Following retirement, James was employed for six years at Cy's Shurfine Shopwise in Arkport.  He was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing cards, hunting and fishing.  

Besides his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Marilyn (John) Applebee of Bath, Janice Czimback of Elmira, Marsha Hmiel of Bath and Lynn (Jamie) Lantz of Arkport; four sons, Jim (Bonnie) Henshaw of Hornell, Steve (Linda) Henshaw of Arkport, Lewis Henshaw of New York and Bill (Cathy) Henshaw of Syracuse; one sister, Margaret Carrillo of Phoenix, Ariz.; 20 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  

The family will receive friends Thursday, Aug. 19, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Robertson Funeral Home, Inc., Hornell, where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 20, with Rev. Dudley Jenkins officiating.  Burial will be in the Arkport Cemetery, Arkport.  

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Another obituary was published in "The Leader" (Corning, New York) on Thursday, August 19, 2004:8

James L. Henshaw

Hornell -- James L. Henshaw, 76, of 68 Main St., Arkport, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004 at St. James Mercy Hospital.  

He was employed at C.L. Wellington in Hornell.  

Survivors include his wife, Joanne Scoffield Henshaw; four daughters, Marilyn Applebee and Marsha Hmiel of Bath, Janice Czimback of Elmira, Lynn Lantz of Arkport; four sons, Jim Henshaw of Hornell, Steve Henshaw of Arkport, Lewis Henshaw of New York, Bill Henshaw of Syracuse; one sister, Margaret Carrillo of Phoenix, Ariz.  

Calling hour are 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the Robertson Funeral Home.  

Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Friday.  

Burial will be in Arkport Cemetery, Arkport.


  1. Obituary of James L. Henshaw.
  2. Obituary of James L. Henshaw; the "Hornell Evening Tribune", Aug 18 2004:
  3. 1930 census, Almond Township, Allegany County, New York; roll T626-1405, ED 6, page 9A, line #1, dwelling #159, family #159.
  4. 1940 census, Almond Township, Allegany County, New York; roll T627-2459, ED 2-6, page 8A, line #26, household #144.
  5. "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
  6. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=74650847.
  7. Contribution from Mark Hoy Henshaw.
  8. Obituary of James L. Henshaw; "The Leader", Aug 19 2004:

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