Stanley Henshaw

                                               ┌── John Prentiss Kewley Henshaw
                                               │    1792-1852 
                   ┌── Charles Henry Henshaw ──┤
                   │    1830-1910              │
                   │                           └── Mary Gorham
                   │                                1791-1881 
Stanley Henshaw ───┤
B: 1874            │                           ┌── Seth Adams
D: 1950            │                           │
                   └── Harriet Adams ──────────┤
                        1840-1913              │
                                               └── Sarah B. (Adams)
M: Eva N. Waterman

M: Louise G. -
   └── Stanley Henshaw, Jr. (1912-2000) 1,2,3

Stanley Henshaw     [ID 06092] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 8 1874, Providence, Rhode Island.4,5,6,7  

He married Eva N. Waterman, Dec 25 1897, Rhode Island.8  Eva was born about 1869.9  

On Sep 12 1918 Stanley Henshaw, age 44, registered for the World War I draft in Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi.  He declared he was born Feby 8 1874, and was then residing on So. Shelby in Greenville, a self-employed cotton broker.  He declared his nearest relative was Mrs. Stanley Henshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, grey eyes, "some grey" hair.6  

Eva died Nov 30 1919, Rhode Island; age 50.9  

He then married Louise G. -.5  

Stanley was educated at Brown University5 (class of 1896).10  As a young man he moved to Greenville, Mississippi and organized the Stanley Henshaw Cotton Company, later forming the Henshaw Sanders Company of Providence, Rhode Island.  He also founded the South-wide Cotton Spinners Association.5  

Stanley Henshaw died Sep 23 1950, at his home, Natchez, Mississippi; age 76.4,5  

Stanley's obituary was published in "The Newport Daily News" (Newport, Rhode Island) on Tuesday, September 26, 19505 (see scan below).

(photo)Photo: Stanley Henshaw obituary "The Newport Daily News", Sep 26 1950 5


  1. Obituary of Stanley Henshaw.
  2. Obituary of Harriet Frances Henshaw.
  3. Obituary of Anne B. Henshaw.
  4. "The Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project":
  5. Obituary of Stanley Henshaw; "The Newport Daily News", Sep 26 1950;
  6. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  7. 1880 census, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island; roll T9-1211, ED 11, page 187A, line #15, dwelling #212, family #256.
  8. Rhode Island Marriages, 1636-1930;
  9. Rhode Island Deaths, 1630-1930;
  10. U.S. School Yearbooks;

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