Mildred Marie Henshaw

                                                 ┌── George Memmel Henshaw
                                                 │    1867-1895 
                         ┌── Lester C. Henshaw ──┤
                         │    1893-1990          │
                         │                       └── Louise Florence Bingham
                         │                            1870-1957 
Mildred Marie Henshaw ───┤
B: 1924                  │                       ┌── Callistus Abel
D: 2001                  │                       │
                         └── Mary Edna Abel ─────┤
                              1894-1954          │
                                                 └── Edna Louise Burshears
Mildred Marie Henshaw     [ID 05403] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Mildred Marie Henshaw1,2,3,4 [Rebecca Henshaw2,5, Mary Rebecca Henshaw6].

Born Dec 30 1924, Henshaw, Union County, Kentucky.1,2,3,4,5  

Rebecca was a Roman Catholic nun, taking the name Sister Mary Rebecca.2  

In 2001 Mildred (Rebecca) was living in/near Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.5  

Mildred Marie Henshaw died Feb 13 2001, Kentucky.2,5,7  

Rebecca's obituary was published in The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky) on Thursday, February 15, 2001:7

Sister Mary Rebecca Henshaw, 76, died Tuesday at Hospice & Palliative Care of Louisville's inpatient unit at Norton Healthcare Pavilion.  She was a native of Union County, a member of Sisters of Mercy of the Americas for 53 years, a retired nurse, a former nurse for Hospice & Palliative Care of Louisville, and a board member of American Cancer Society Louisville chapter.  Survivors: five sisters, Sister Celestine Marie, Helen Ray, Dorothy Thomas, Louise Clements and Margaret Thomas; and brothers Joseph and George C. Henshaw.  Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. Brigid Catholic Church, 1520 Hepburn Ave.  Burial: Calvary.  Visitation: St. Catherine Convent, 1172 E. Broadway, 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday.  Arrangements: Ratterman's, Bardstown Road.  Memorial gifts: Sisters of Mercy Ministry Fund or Hospice & Palliative Care of Louisville.

Social Security information for Mildred Marie Henshaw: 406-36-0820


  1. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  2. Contribution from Marilyn Henshaw Woodhall.
  3. 1930 census, Raleigh Magisterial District, Union County, Kentucky; roll T626-779, ED 5, page 12A, line #32, dwelling #248, family #248.
  4. 1940 census, Raleigh Magisterial District, Union County, Kentucky; roll T627-1359, ED 113-10, page 7B, line #45, household #128.
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. Obituary of Sister Mary Rebecca Henshaw; The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky), Feb 15 2001.
  7. Obituary of Sister Mary Rebecca Henshaw; The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky), Feb 15 2001

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