George Bryan Henshaw

                                                    ┌── Joseph Anderson Henshaw
                                                    │    1869-1935 
                        ┌── George Harvey Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1891-1959              │
                        │                           └── Nancy E. Miller
                        │                                1872-1896 
George Bryan Henshaw ───┤
B: 1927                 │                           ┌── Anthony Beauregard Collins
D: 2000                 │                           │
                        └── Amma Collins ───────────┤
                             1894-1960              │
                                                    └── Mary/Martha Jane Bean

M: Ruth Eunice Tingley
   ├── Rebecca Marie Henshaw (1947-) 1
   ├── (private daughter) Henshaw  1
   ├── George Bryan Henshaw, Jr. (1954-2009) 1,2

M: Melina Fiorella
   ├── Joseph M. Henshaw (1952-) 3
   ├── Judge E. Henshaw (1953-) 3
   └── Patrick Shaw Henshaw (1961-) 1,3

George Bryan Henshaw     [ID 07180] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

George Bryan Henshaw2,4,5,6 [Bryan G. Henshaw7,8,9].

Born Mar 16 1927, Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama.4,6,9,10,11  

During World War II George served in the U.S. Navy.5,6  serving aboard the U.S.S. Panamint (1944-1945) and the U.S.S. Auburn (1945-1946).5  Sevice number 273 21 33.5  

He married ---.1  (name of first wife unknown).  

He then married Ruth Eunice Tingley, Apr - 1946, Jefferson County, Alabama.1,2,12  Ruth was born Jun 27 1925.1,13  

George and Ruth were shown in the 1949 city directory of Birmingham, Alabama:7

Henshaw Geo B (Ruth E) slsmn Pepsi-Cola h rear 4111 Ter R (Ens)
George and Ruth were shown in the 1953 city directory of Birmingham, Alabama:7
Henshaw Bryan G (Ruth T) slsmn Canada Dry Btlg h1208 51st N
George was shown in the 1957 city directory of Birmingham, Alabama:7
Henshaw Geo B slsmn Canada Dry Btlg Co of Bham r Trussville Ala

George and Ruth divorced Aug - 1957, Jefferson County, Alabama.14  Ruth remarried to a -- Teer.13  

Ruth died Feb 24 2012, Pell City, St. Clair County, Alabama; age 86.13,15  Ruth's obituary was published in "The Birmingham News" (Birmingham, Alabama) on February 24-25, 2012:13

Ruth Eunice Teer
June 27, 1925 - February 24, 2012

TEER, RUTH EUNICE TINGLEY age 86 of Pell City, AL passed away February 24, 2012.  She is survived by her daughters, Marie Sloan; [..expunged..]; son, George Bryan Henshaw Jr.; sister, Alice Mae Tingley Schafer; brother, Glenn Vincent Tingley Jr.; (6) grandchildren and (7) great grandchildren.  The family will receive friends from 5:30 PM until 7:30 PM on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Kilgroe Funeral Home in Leeds.  Graveside Services will be Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 12 Noon at Elmwood Cemetery.  Visit online at Kilgroe Funeral Home, Leeds directing

George was shown in the 1959 city directory of Birmingham, Alabama:7

Henshaw Bryan dept mgr Canada Dry Btlg r Trussville Ala

He then married Melina Fiorella.1,10,16  Melina, daughter of Jack Fiorella & Melina Guaci, was born May 29 1930.17  Melina was born May 29 1930.16  

George and Melina were shown in the 1960 city directory of Birmingham, Alabama:7

Henshaw Bryan (Melina F) slsmn h609 Idlewild cir S apt F

In 2000 George was living in/near Springville, Saint Clair County, Alabama.4  

George Bryan Henshaw died Dec 24 2000, buried Elmwood Cemetery, 600 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Birmingham, Alabama.4,6,11  

Melina died Jul 20 2016.16  

Melina's obituary was published in "The Birmingham News" (Birmingham, Alabama) on July 29, 2016:16

Melina Fiorella Henshaw (1930 - 2016)
May 29, 1930 - July 20, 2016

Melina Fiorella Henshaw our mother and grandmother died Wednesday July 20, 2016.  Melina is survived by her 3 sons: Judge Henshaw (Pamela), Joseph Henshaw (Lisa), Patrick Henshaw (Robin) and step-daughter Georgette Menditto (Paul).  In addition, she was cherished by 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.  A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, August 1, 2016 at Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Hoover.  Remembrances may be made in the form desired by friends.

Social Security information for George Bryan Henshaw: 424-26-4892


  1. Contribution from (private).
  2. Contribution from George Bryan Henshaw, Jr..
  3. Melina Fiorella obituary.
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  5. U.S. World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938-1949;
  6. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006;
  7. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989;
  8. Genealogy data (Henall.FTW) by George Frederick Langley, Jr..
  9. 1930 census, Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T626-20, ED 25, page 11A, line #11, dwelling #248, family #268.
  10. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1;
  11. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007;
  12. Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969;
  13. Obituary of Ruth Eunice Tingley Teer; "The Birmingham News", Feb 24-25 2012;
    United States Obituary Collection;
  14. Alabama Divorce Index, 1950-1959;
  16. Obituary of Melina Fiorella Henshaw; "The Birmingham News", Jul 29 2016:
  17. Obituary of Anita Fiorella Musso; "The Birmingham News", Feb 25 2009;
    "Obituary Collection",

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