Edwin Campbell Henshaw

                                                              ┌── Samuel Preston Henshaw
                                                              │    1813-1884 
                          ┌── Edwin Smith Henshaw ────────────┤
                          │    1849-1912                      │
                          │                                   └── Julia Ann Margaret Hunsicker
                          │                                        1813-1903 
Edwin Campbell Henshaw ───┤
B: 1883                   │                                   ┌── Hugh Lyle Campbell
D: 1943                   │                                   │
                          └── Mary "Mazie" Elliott Campbell ──┤
                               1858-1927                      │
                                                              └── Mary Eliza VanMeter
M: Mary Bruce Clendening
   ├── Evelyn Pierce Henshaw (1910-) 1,2
   └── Isabel Campbell Henshaw (1913-1993) 1,2

Edwin Campbell Henshaw     [ID 04974] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 26 1883, Mill Creek, near Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, West Virginia.1,2,3,4,5  

He married Mary Bruce Clendening.1,2,3,5  Mary was born May 1 1888.1  

Edwin joined the Gerrardstown Presbyterian Church on Dec 7 1901.  On Jan 2 1916 he was ordained and installed a Deacon.1  

Edwin Campbell Henshaw died Jan 3 1943, at his home, Bunker Hill, Mill Creek, Berkeley County, West Virginia; age 59y 2m 7d.1,2,5  

After Edwin died, Mary found the ancestral homestead, "Spring Hill", too much of a responsibility, and she sold it to Mr. E. P. Peoter in 1951.2  The farm had been in the Henshaw family for eight generations as follows:2

John Henshaw
Nicholas Henshaw
William Henshaw
Hiram Henshaw
Samuel Preston Henshaw
Edwin Smith Henshaw
Edwin Campbell Henshaw
Evelyn Henshaw and Isabel Henshaw

(photo)Photo: Edwin Campbell Henshaw death certificate 5


  1. "History of Henshaws in Scotland, in England and in America to the Present Time", Edith Henshaw Kuntz, 1956; contributed by Don Henshaw.
  2. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  3. Campbell, Leslie L., "The Campbell Clan in Virginia". Edwards Bros. Inc., Ann Arbor 1942.
  4. 1900 census, Mill Creek Township, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T623-1755, ED 18, page 11A, line #24, dwelling #184, family #186.
  5. Edwin Campbell Henshaw death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:

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