William Stewart Henshaw

                                                        ┌── John Morgan Henshaw
                                                        │    1849-1917 
                           ┌── Luther Alvin Henshaw ────┤
                           │    1877-1950               │
                           │                            └── Anna Maria Work
                           │                                 1855-1937 
William Stewart Henshaw ───┤
B: 1917                    │                            ┌── Nathaniel Ewing Porter
D: 2001                    │                            │
                           └── Haddie Cornelia Porter ──┤
                                1878-1959               │
                                                        └── Adelaide Mary Gibbons
M: Helen Burch Wylie
   ├── Thomas D. Henshaw (1947-) 1
   ├── Janet Henshaw (1949-) 1
   ├── Joan Ruth Henshaw (1954-) 1
   └── Douglas S. Henshaw (1956-) 1

William Stewart Henshaw     [ID 05441] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Dec 13 19172,3,4,5,6,7,8 [Dec 12 19179], Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio2,3,4,5,6,7,8.  

William graduated from Ohio State University.2  He was a farmer.2  

He married Helen Burch Wylie, Jan 18 1945.3,6,10  Helen was born Aug 26 1921.3,8,11  

In 2001 William was still living in/near Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio.4  

William Stewart Henshaw died Apr 29 20016,7,8,10,12,13 [Apr 1 20014], at his home, Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio6,7,8,10,12,13; age 836,7,8,10,12,13.  

William's obituary was published in the "News-Messenger" (Fremont, Ohio) on April 30, 2001 (page 2A),10 and in the "Wooster Daily Record" (Wooster, Ohio) on April 30, 2001 (page A6)12 and May 3, 2001 (page 83).6,13

William Henshaw

William Stewart Henshaw, 83, 3731 E. Smithville-Western Road, died Sunday morning, April 29, 2001, at his home.  

Memorial services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Robert Meyer officiating.  Private burial will be in the church cemetery.  

The family will receive friends following the services at the church.  

Arrangements are being handled by McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home in Wooster.  

Those who wish may make contributions to Wayne Presbyterian Church, 7152 Burbank Road, Wooster; Hospice of Wayne County, 2525-A Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691; or to the Kidney Foundation of Wayne County, 5318 Tannerville Road Orrville 44667.  

He was born Dec. 13, 1917, in Wooster to Luther and Haddie (Porter) Henshaw and married Helen B. Wylie on Jan. 18, 1945.  She survives.  

Other survivors include children, Thomas D. (Patricia) Henshaw and Douglas (Cynthia) Henshaw, both of Wooster, Janet (Ben) Hickey of Fremont and Joan (Ed) Millspaw of Austinburg; nine grandchildren; sisters, Mary Cottrell of Washington, Iowa, Adelaide Lawton of Lodi and Helen Sleesman of Groveport; and a brother, John Henshaw of Wooster.

(photo)Photo: William Stewart Henshaw gravestone Wayne Presbyterian Church Cemetery 8

Social Security information for William Stewart Henshaw: 282-14-8352


  1. Obituary of William Stewart Henshaw.
  2. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  3. Contribution from Jerry Richmond () citing:
    data principally from a Porter genealogy manuscript prepared in 1934 by Charles J. Stewart & Eleanor Dunaway.
  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, Wayne Township, Wayne County, Ohio; roll T625-1448, ED 214, page #5A, line #1, dwelling #81, family #82.
  6. Obituary of William Stewart Henshaw; "Wooster Daily Record", Apr 30 2001:
  7. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com.
  9. Ohio, Birth Index, 1908-1964; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Obituary Index:
  11. U.S. Public Records Index; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Obituary Index:
  13. Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Obituary Index:

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