Elmer Wayne Henshaw

                                                  ┌── James Smith Henshaw
                                                  │    1809-1878 
                       ┌── William Henshaw ───────┤
                       │    1850-1923             │
                       │                          └── Anna Maria Gray
                       │                               1818-1850 
Elmer Wayne Henshaw ───┤
B: 1899                │                          ┌── Moses Hazen
D: 1987                │                          │
                       └── Dorcas Rosetta Hazen ──┤
                            1855-1938             │
                                                  └── Caroline Smith
M: Helen Alison Dolan
   └── Helen Elaine Henshaw (1937-) 1,2

Elmer Wayne Henshaw     [ID 03750] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 12 1899, Pennsylvania.1,3,4,5,6,7,8  

In 1912 Elmer was living at home with his parents.9  

On Sep 12 1918 Elmer Wayne Henshaw, age 18, registered for the World War I draft in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.  He declared he was born Oct 12 1899, and was then residing in Uniontown where he was a student at Uniontown High School.  He declared his nearest relative was his mother, Mrs. Wm Henshaw of Box 182, Uniontown.  He was recorded as medium height, slender, gray eyes, light brown hair.6  

He married Helen Alison Dolan.1,2  Helen was born Mar 5 1914.1  

In 1987 Elmer was living in/near Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.3  

Elmer Wayne Henshaw died Feb 15 1987.1,3

(photo)Photo: Elmer Wayne Henshaw apparently in his late teens or early twenties 10

(photo)Photo: Elmer Wayne Henshaw World War I draft registration card 6

Social Security information for Elmer Wayne Henshaw: 159-16-6448


  1. Contribution from David H. Henshaw.
  2. Contribution from Elaine Henshaw Terrell.
  3. "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
  4. 1900 census, South Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1411, ED 60, page 3A, line #1, dwelling #36, family #38.
  5. 1910 census, South Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1346, ED 70, page 14B, line #79, dwelling #204, family #243.
  6. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. 1920 census, South Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1570, ED 87, page 4A-B, line #49, dwelling #58, family #60.
  8. 1930 census, South Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2041, ED 89, page 16B, line #74, dwelling #313, family #315.
  9. "Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County Pennsylvania", Volume II. John W. Jordan & James Hadden, editors. Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, 1912. Contributed by David H. Henshaw ().
  10. Photo courtesy of Jacque (Henshaw) Worden.

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