John Bell Henshaw

                                               ┌── James D. Henshaw
                                               │    1813-<1880
                     ┌── John Thomas Henshaw ──┤
                     │    1855-1900            │
                     │                         └── Martha Delaney
                     │                             c1827-1857 
John Bell Henshaw ───┤
B: 1900              │                         ┌── Leige Dodge
D: 1960              │                         │
                     └── Alodia Bell Dodge ────┤
                          1859-1913            │
                                               └── Mary Ann Davis
M: Anna Lee Huckeby
   ├── Dortha Jean Henshaw (1925-1998) 1,2,3
   ├── Charlotte Ann Henshaw (1927-) 1,2
   ├── Ralph Austin Henshaw (1928-1960) 1,2,3
   ├── John Bell Henshaw, Jr. (1931-1966) 1,3
   ├── William Thomas Henshaw (1933-2013) 1,3
   ├── Paul W. Henshaw (1934-1996) 1,3
   ├── James Allen Henshaw (1937-2001) 1,3
   ├── Betty Jane Henshaw (1940-) 1,3
   └── Sondra Faye Henshaw (1943-) 1,3

John Bell Henshaw     [ID 03479] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 2 19001,4,5,6,7,8 [about 19022], Union County, Kentucky1,4,5,6,7,8.  

On Sep 12 1918 John Bell Henshaw, age 18, registered for the World War I draft in Morganfield, Union County, Kentucky.  He declared he was born 9-2-1900, and was then residing in or near Henshaw, Union County, Kentucky where he was a laborer employed by J.T. Henshaw of Henshaw.  He declared his nearest relative was J.T. Henshaw of Henshaw.  He was recorded as medium height, slender, brown eyes, light hair.6  

John was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 2 1920), living in the household of brother James in Union County, Kentucky:9

Henshaw, John B., brother, age 19, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; single; occupation: labor, farm.

He married Anna Lee Huckeby, about 1927.1,2,10  Anna, daughter of Sam Huckeby & Cora Holt1,4,11, was born Jul 15 19071,4,11 [about 19102], Kentucky1,4,11.  

John and family were shown in the 1930 census (May 9 1930), Henshaw & Sturgis Road, Raleigh District, Union County, Kentucky:2

Henshaw, John B., head-of-household, age 28, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first married at age 25; rented home; radio in home; occupation: farmer, farm.
Henshaw, Anna Lee, wife, age 20, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first married at age 17.
Henshaw, Dortha Gene, daughter, age 4 years 4 months, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky.
Henshaw, Charlotte, daughter, age 2 years 10 months, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky.
Henshaw, Ralph A., son, age 1 year 4 months, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky.

John Bell Henshaw died Dec 18 1960, Union County, Kentucky; age 60 years.1,4,7,11,12  

Anna died Sep 27 1972, Union County, Kentucky.4,11

(photo)Photo: John Bell Henshaw World War I draft registration card 6

Social Security information for John Bell Henshaw: 405-12-9706

Social Security information for Anna Lee Huckeby: 406-42-8774


  1. Contribution from Lorrie Nell Henshaw.
  2. 1930 census, Raleigh District, Union County, Kentucky; roll T626-779, ED 5, page 15A, line #5, dwelling #302, family #302.
  3. Kentucky Birth Index, 1911-1999;
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  5. 1910 census, 3rd District, Henshaw, Union County, Kentucky; roll T624-504, ED 119, page 116B, line #97, dwelling #230, family #233.
  6. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  7. Contribution from Richard Young ().
  8. Contribution from Jane Markham citing:
    family bibles, and information from Alodia Henshaw.
  9. 1920 census, Raleigh District, Union County, Kentucky; roll T625-600, ED 126, page 1A, line #6, dwelling #2, family #2.
  10. Obituary of Dortha Jean Henshaw Quirey;
    Union County, Kentucky Obituaries; USGenWeb Archives; from
    "The Sturgis New", Sturgis, Union Co., KY, Wed. Nov. 4, 1998, No. 43. Obits on page 2;
  11. "Kentucky Vital Records Index", University of Kentucky:
  12. "Kentucky Death Index 1911-1996" (

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