Ora Clarence Henshaw

                                                    ┌── Robert Tribble Henshaw
                                                    │    1863-1948 
                        ┌── George Thomas Henshaw ──┤
                        │    1884-1968              │
                        │                           └── Isabella Putman
                        │                                1868-1952 
Ora Clarence Henshaw ───┤
B: 1905                 │                           ┌── Wilson Lee "Bob" Collins
D: 1982                 │                           │
                        └── Carrie Maxie Collins ───┤
                             1886-1947              │
                                                    └── Martha Elizabeth Bean
M: Beatrice Tankersley
   ├── (infant daughter) Henshaw (1931-1931) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Wiley Thomas Henshaw (1932-1932) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Elois Henshaw (1933-2014) 1,5,6
   ├── Bobby Eugene Henshaw (1936-2008) 1,5,6,7
   ├── Ora Carolyn Henshaw (1944-) 1,6
   ├── Carrie Dea Henshaw (1946-) 1,6
   └── Eddie Ray Henshaw (1951-) 1,6

Ora Clarence Henshaw     [ID 07117] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul 27 1905, Estillfork, Paint Rock Valley, Jackson County, Alabama.1,5,8,9,10,11,12,13  

He married Beatrice Tankersley1,11 [Beulah Beatrice Tankersley1,11], Jan 4 19301,11, Arkansas1,11.  Beatrice Tankersley, daughter of Wiley Alexander Tankersley & Martha Jessie Dea Hinshaw, was born Apr 21 1914, Hot Spring County, Arkansas.1,5,8,10,11,12  Ora and Beatrice were second cousins.  

Ora and Beatrice were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 3 1930), living with her parents in De Roche Township, Hot Spring County, Arksansas:10

Henshaw, Ora, head-of-household, age 24, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 24; occupation: farmer; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Beatrice, wife, age 15, born in Arkansas; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 15.

Ora and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 12 1940), Paint Rock Valley Road, Collins Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama:5

Henshaw, Ara, head-of-household, age 35, born in Alabama; completed 1 year of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural [..blank..]; rented farm ($3/month rent); occupation: farmer, farm.
Henshaw, Beatrice, wife, age 26, born in Arkansas; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural [..blank..].
Henshaw, Elais, daughter, age 6, born in Alabama.
Henshaw, Bobye, son, age 4, born in Alabama.
Living next door on one side in 1940 was the family of Ora's great uncle Joseph Anderson Henshaw; two houses away was the family of Ora's cousin William R. Hinshaw; next door on the other side was the family of Ora's cousin George W. Henshaw; one more house away was the family of Ora's cousin Latt.  

Ora Clarence Henshaw died Oct 24 1982, Ryland, Madison County, Alabama; buried Shiloh Cemetery, 484 Ryland Pike, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama.1,8,11,12,13  

Beatrice Tankersley died Mar 4 1998, Madison County, Alabama; buried Shiloh Cemetery, 484 Ryland Pike, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama.8,11,12,14

(photo)Photo: Ora Clarence Henshaw & Beatrice Tankersley gravestone Shiloh Cemetery 12,14

Social Security information for Ora Clarence Henshaw: 421-14-1149

Social Security information for Beatrice Tankersley: 418-48-6728


  1. Genealogy data (Henall.FTW) by George Frederick Langley, Jr..
  2. Robert and Bell Henshaw Cemetery burials; USGenWeb Archives:
  3. Contribution from Elois Henshaw Wilson.
  4. http://www.findagrave.com.
  5. 1940 census, Collins Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T627-40, ED 36-22, page 1A, line #23, household #5.
  6. Elois Henshaw obituary.
  7. Obituary of Bobby Eugene Henshaw.
  8. "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
  9. 1920 census, Collins Township, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T625-19, ED 39, page 1A, line #5, dwelling #2, family #2.
  10. 1930 census, De Roche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; roll T626-77, ED 8, page 2A, line #7, dwelling #23, family #24.
  11. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Diane Nuss ().
  12. http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/person/829790.
  13. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=105382234.
  14. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=105382314.

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