Earle Silver Henshaw

                                                       ┌── James William Henshaw
                                                       │    1809-1861 
                        ┌── William Hamilton Henshaw ──┤
                        │    1841-1910                 │
                        │                              └── Nancy Elizabeth Miller
                        │                                   1818-1893 
Earle Silver Henshaw ───┤
B: 1878                 │                              ┌── Zephaniah Silver
D: 1900                 │                              │
                        └── Ann Beall Silver ──────────┤
                             1842-1914                 │
                                                       └── Martha Jane Henshaw
Earle Silver Henshaw     [ID 05293] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 10 1878, West Virginia.1,2,3,4  

Earle Silver Henshaw died Aug 1 1900.1  

Earle had received honors for swiming and diving.  Once he and two girls were rowing in the calm waters of the Potomac River and Earle said "I will show you how I dive."  His body was not found for a long time afterward.1  


  1. "History of Henshaws in Scotland, in England and in America to the Present Time", Edith Henshaw Kuntz, 1956; contributed by Don Henshaw.
  2. Berkeley County, West Virginia - 1880 1% Sample Census; USGenWeb Archives.
  3. 1880 census, Arden District, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T9-1400, ED 12, page 237D, line #17, dwelling #218, family #227.
  4. 1900 census, Arden District, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T623-1755, ED 10, page 1A, line #39, dwelling #7, family #7.

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