Solomon Oscar Henshaw

                                                          ┌── Thomas J. Hinshaw
                                                          │    1822-1896 
                         ┌── Dr. Franklin Abile Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1859-1934                   │
                         │                                └── Sarah Mills
                         │                                     1826-1904 
Solomon Oscar Henshaw ───┤
B: 1886                  │
D: 1936                  │
                         └── Mary L. Hewett
M: Agnes Hamilton
   └── Mary Elizabeth Henshaw (c1920-) 1,2

Solomon Oscar Henshaw     [ID 06423] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Solomon Oscar Henshaw3,4,5 [Oscar S. Henshaw6].

Born Jul 25 18863,4,6 [about 18881,2], Plymouth, Lyon County, Kansas3,4,6.  

On Jun 5 1917 Solomon Oscar Henshaw, age 30, registered for the World War I draft in Bristow, Creek County, Oklahoma.  He declared he was born July 25 1886 in Plymouth, Kansas, and he was then residing in Bristow, Oklahoma where he was single and a teacher employed by the Board of Education.  He was recorded as tall, stout, light brown eyes, black hair.4  

He married Agnes Hamilton, about 1919.1,5  Agnes was born Jun 25 18942,5,7 [about 18971], Oklahoma2,5,7.  

Solomon and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 23 1920), Shamrock, Creek County, Oklahoma:2

Henshaw, head-of-household, age 32, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Iowa; rented home; occupation: principal, high school.
Henshaw, Agnie, wife, age 25, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Scotland.
Henshaw, Elizabeth, daughter, age ? months [unclear], born in Oklahoma; father born in Kansas; mother born in Oklahoma.

Solomon and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4 1930), 1224 Forty Second Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:1

Henshaw, Sol O., head-of-household, age 42, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; first married at age 31; owned home ($6500 value); radio in home; occupation: salesman, ins. co.; World War I veteran.
Henshaw, Agnes H., wife, age 33, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Scotland; first married at age 22.
Henshaw, Mary Elizabeth, daughter, age 10, born in Oklahoma; father born in Kansas; mother born in Oklahoma; attended school.

Solomon Oscar Henshaw died Oct 26 1936, Deming Hospital, Deming, Luna County, New Mexico; buried Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.5,8,9  

Solomon's death was noted in "The Deming Headlight" (Deming, Luna County, New Mexico) on Friday, October 30, 1936:8


Solomon Oscar Henshaw tourist of Stillwater, Oklahoma, died Monday at Deming hospital.  The body was shipped Tuesday to Oklahoma City for interment.

In 1981 Agnes was living in/near Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas.7  

Agnes died Jun 4 1981, buried Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.5,7

(photo)Photo: Gravestone: Solomon Oscar Henshaw Fairlawn Cemetery 5

(photo)Photo: Gravestone: Agnes Hamilton Henshaw Fairlawn Cemetery 5

Social Security information for Agnes Hamilton: 447-28-3876


  1. 1930 census, 1st Ward, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1918, ED 30, page 4B, line #83, dwelling #108, family #119.
  2. 1920 census, Shamrock, Shannon Township, Creek County, Oklahoma; roll T625-1460, ED 268, page 4A, line #42, dwelling #74, family #80.
  3. 1900 census, Clayton Township, Payne County, Oklahoma; roll T623-1341, ED 183, page 8B, line #72, dwelling #163, family #164.
  4. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  5. Gravestone photo courtesy of Allen Wheatley:
  6. 1910 census, 2nd Ward, Bristow, Creek County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1249, ED 39, page 25A, line #6, dwelling #196, family #196.
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  8. Death of Solomon Oscar Henshaw; "The Deming Headlight", Oct 30 1936;
  9. New Mexico Deaths, 1899-1940; USGenWeb Archives:

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