Willoughby Grove Henshaw

                                                       ┌── Charles Willoughby Henshaw
                                                       │    1852-1920 
                            ┌── Samuel Smith Henshaw ──┤
                            │    1884-1958             │
                            │                          └── Flora Bell Glaize
                            │                               1855-1928 
Willoughby Grove Henshaw ───┤
B: 1916                     │                          ┌── Abe Kimmel
D: 1996                     │                          │
                            └── Huldah Mae Kimmel ─────┤
M: Muriel Eleanor Wilson
   ├── Paul Wilson Henshaw (1944-) 1,2,3
   ├── Artha Kay Henshaw (1945-) 1,2,3
   ├── Nancy Gail Henshaw (1949-) 1,2,3
   └── Stephen Smith Henshaw (1950-) 1,2,3

Willoughby Grove Henshaw     [ID 05306] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 27 1916, West Virginia.1,2,4,5,6  

He married Muriel Eleanor Wilson, May 22 1943.1,2  Muriel, daughter of Rev. Arthur E. Wilson, was born Nov 24 1921.1  

The following article was published in the "Frederick Post" (Frederick, Maryland) on Monday, January 30, 1989:7

Man hospitalized after accident

A Saturday morning accident caused one driver to be admitted to Frederick Memorial Hospital with injuries.  

According to a sheriff's report, at 11:05 a.m. Saturday, a 1982 Ford pickup was southbound on New Windsor Road, north of Fountain School Road, when it crossed the center line and struck a northbound 1984 Buick Regal.  

The Buick was driven by Willoughby Henshaw, 54, of Route 1, Box 300, Kearneysville, W.Va.  The truck overturned on impact, officers said.  

The driver of the truck was identified as Kenneth David Bosley Sr., 37 of 633 Cyril Ave., Pasadena, Anne Arundel County.  The truck was registered to the Rite Cable Company, whose home office is in North Carolina, but who has an office on Pine Avenue in Frederick.  

The Libertytown Fire Company responded to the scene and transported both men to Frederick Memorial Hospital.  Mr. Bosley was in satisfactory condition Sunday evening, while while [sic] Mr. Henshaw was treated and released on Saturday.  

Charges of failure to drive to the right of the center of the road are pending against Mr. Bosley.  The investigating officer was Dfc Mark Alexander.

In 1996 Willoughby was living in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania.4,8  

Willoughby Grove Henshaw died Jan 11 1996.2,4  

Willoughby's obituary was published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) on January 12, 1996 (page a-13).8  

Muriel died Apr 12 2011.9  

Muriel's obituary was published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) on April 14, 2011:9,10,11

HENSHAW MURIEL (WILSON) 89, of Bridgeville, peacefully on Tuesday, April 12, 2011.  Beloved wife of the late Willoughby G. Henshaw; loving mother of Paul (Barbara) of Pleasanton, CA, Stephen (Beverly) of Pittsburgh, PA, Nancy Crossett (Walt) of French Creek, WV and Artha Kay Harvey (Andrew) of Canonsburg, PA; adored grandmother of six and great-grandmother of ten.  At Muriel's request, there will be no viewing or visitation.  A memorial service will be announced at a later date.  If desired, contributions may be made in her memory to Asbury Heights Foundation, 700 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15243 or to Trinity United Methodist Church, 530 Center Church Road, McMurray, PA 15317.  Arrangements entrusted to LAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHAPEL.  
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Social Security information for Willoughby Grove Henshaw: 225-09-8920


  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. Obituary of Muriel (Wilson) Henshaw.
  4. "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
  5. 1920 census, Mill Creek District, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T625-1948, ED 34, page 3A, line #1, dwelling #40, family #41.
  6. 1930 census, Long Marsh District, Clarke County, Virginia; roll T626-2439, ED 9, page 4B, line #90, dwelling #87, family #84.
  7. The "Frederick Post", Jan 30 1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. UMI Company. "Obituaries from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1998".
    Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999.
  9. Obituary of Muriel (Wilson) Henshaw; "Pittsburgh Post-Gazette", Apr 14 2011:
  10. Posting Apr 15 2011 by "KENNELLYMARKA" to the Henshaw message board:
  11. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=32f0188721.

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