Dortha Jean Henshaw

                                               ┌── John Thomas Henshaw
                                               │    1855-1900 
                       ┌── John Bell Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1900-1960          │
                       │                       └── Alodia Bell Dodge
                       │                            1859-1913 
Dortha Jean Henshaw ───┤
B: 1925                │                       ┌── Sam Huckeby
D: 1998                │                       │
No Issue               └── Anna Lee Huckeby ───┤
                            1907-1972          │
                                               └── Cora Holt
M: James M. Quirey

Dortha Jean Henshaw     [ID 03488] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Dortha Jean Henshaw1,2 [Dorthy J. Henshaw3].

Born Nov 2 1925, Union County, Kentucky.1,2,3,4,5  

She married James M. Quirey.4  James, son of - Quirey & Vera McGill, was born Feb 21 1922, Union County, Kentucky.3,5  

James died Jan 28 1997.5  

Dortha Jean Henshaw died Oct 23 1998, at her home, Sullivan, Kentucky; buried Pythian Ridge Cemetery, Sturgis, Union County, Kentucky.4,5,6  

Dortha's obituary appeared in "The Sturgis New", Sturgis, Union County, Kentucky on Wednesday, November 4, 1998 (No. 43. page 2) as follows:

Dortha J. Quirey, 72, of Sullivan, died at her home on Friday, Oct. 23, at 11:40am.  

She was preceded in death by her husband James M. Quirey in 1997.  

Survivors include three sisters, Charlotte Dyer of Sturgis, Sondra Baird of Morganfield, and Bettye Johnson of Mayfield; Two brothers, William T. Henshaw of Birmingham, AL., and James A. Henshaw of Avenue, MD; Several nieces and nephews.  

Services were Sunday, Oct. 25 at Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis with Rev. Jim Lane officiating, burial was in Pythian Ridge Cemetery.  

Expressions of sympathy can be made to St. Anthony's Hospice.  Mrs. Quirey was a member of the Henshaw Christian Church.  She was born Nov. 2, to John B. Henshaw and Anna L. Huckeby.

Another obituary appeared in "The Evansville Courier" (Evansville, Indiana) on October 24, 1998:6

Dortha J. Quirey, 72, died Friday morning at home.  She was a member of Henshaw Christian Church.  Surviving are three sisters, Charlotte Dyer of Sturgis, Sondra Baird of Morganfield and Bettye Jetton of Mayfield; two brothers, William T. Henshaw of Birmingham, Ala., and James A. Henshaw of Avenue, Md; and nieces and nephews.  Her husband, James M., died in 1997.  Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Whitsell Funeral Home Sturgis Chapel, with burial in Pythian Ridge Cemetery in Sturgis.  Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. to service time Sunday at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony Hospice.

Social Security information for Dortha Jean Henshaw: 403-38-5305

Social Security information for James M. Quirey: 499-34-2176


  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. Union County, Kentucky Obituaries; USGenWeb Archives; from
    "The Sturgis New", Sturgis, Union Co., KY, Wed. Nov. 4, 1998, No. 43. Obits on page 2;
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. "Obituaries from the Evansville Courier, 1998-1999". Orem, UT: Ancestry Inc., 1999.

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