James R. Henshaw

                                               ┌── George Henry Henshaw
                                               │    1837-1907 
                       ┌── Howard P. Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1873-1944          │
                       │                       └── Nancy Amelia Howard
                       │                            1841-1882 
James R. Henshaw ──────┤
B: 1919                │
D: 1983                │
                       └── Maud L. -
M: Mary Margaret Smith
   ├── John P. Henshaw  1,2,3
   ├── Nancy A. Henshaw  1,2,3
   ├── Robert J. Henshaw  1,2,3
   ├── Wendy J. Henshaw (1957-) 1,2,3
   └── Timothy M. Henshaw (1961-2012) 1,2,3

James R. Henshaw     [ID 05335] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 25 1919, Michigan.1,4,5  

He married Mary Margaret Smith, Mar 12 1943, Ft. Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.6  Mary, daughter of John Smith & Corine Stephens, was born May 9 1924, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.6  

In 1983 James was living in/near Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan.5  

James R. Henshaw died Jun - 19835 [Jun 30 19856].  

Mary died Jul 17 2005, at her home, Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Michigan; age 81.6  

Mary Margaret's obituary was published in the "Ann Arbor News" (Ann Arbor, Michigan) on July 19, 2005:6

Henshaw, Mary Margaret Chelsea, MI (Formerly of Dexter)

Mary Margaret Henshaw, 81, died Sunday, July 17, 2005 in her home.  She was born on May 9, 1924 in Cincinnati, OH, the daughter of John and Corine (Stephens) Smith.  Mrs. Henshaw was a member of Webster United Church of Christ.  On March 12, 1943, she married James R. Henshaw in Ft. Wayne, IN, and he preceded her in death on June 30, 1985.  Surviving are daughters, Nancy A. (Jack) Myers of Chelsea and Wendy J. Henshaw< of Ann Arbor; three sons, John P. (Lydia) Henshaw of Lunenburg, MA, Robert J. (Sue) Henshaw of Howell, Timothy M. Henshaw of Ann Arbor; three grandchildren and five nieces and nephews.  Graveside services 11 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2005 at the Webster United Church of Christ Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Webster U.C.C., 5484 Webster Church Road, Dexter, MI 48130 or American Cancer Society, 2385 S. Huron Parkway Suite 102, Ann Arbor, MI 48104.  Arrangements by the COLE FUNERAL CHAPEL, Chelsea.

Social Security information for James R. Henshaw: 374-07-8031


  1. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  2. Obituary of Mary Margaret (Smith) Henshaw.
  3. Timothy M. Henshaw obituary.
  4. 1920 census, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan; roll T625-811, ED 374, page 4B, line #68, dwelling #83, family #89.
  5. "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
  6. Obituary of Mary Margaret (Smith) Henshaw; "Ann Arbor News", Jul 19 2005:

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