Gordon Stanley Henshaw

                                                        ┌── Edward Henshaw
                                                        │    1844-1925 
                          ┌── Charles Stanley Henshaw ──┤
                          │    1876-1958                │
                          │                             └── Frances A. Simmons
                          │                                  1849-1882 
Gordon Stanley Henshaw ───┤
B: 1910                   │                             ┌── John A. Johnson
D: 1990                   │                             │
                          └── Mary Delia Johnson ───────┤
                              c1880-1960                │
                                                        └── Margaret (Johnson)
M: Agatha Matilda Hiltz
   └── Susan S. Henshaw (c1940-2009) 1,2

Gordon Stanley Henshaw     [ID 07249] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 19 1910, Belmont, Massachusetts.3,4,5,6,7  

He married Agatha Matilda Hiltz.1  Agatha, daughter of Joseph Roy Hiltz & Matilda A. MacKeown1,6,7,8,9, was born Aug 5 19111,6,7,8,9, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts1,6,7,8,9 [Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts8].  

Gordon and Agatha (Ellen) were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 11-12 1940), 368 Union Ave., Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts:9

Henshaw, Gordon S, head-of-household, age 28, born in Massachusetts; completed 1 year of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; rented home ($55/month rent); occupation: electrical inspector, power plant; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $3700 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Ellen, wife, age 28, born in Massachusetts; completed 2 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.

Gordon was shown in the 1942 City Directory of Worcester, Massachusetts, shows as "system dispatcher N E Power Co", residing at Framingham.10  

Gordon Stanley Henshaw died Jan 9 19901,7 [Jan 10 19906], Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts1,7.  

In 1994 Agatha was residing at 62 Miles St., Millbury, Massachusetts.11  

Agatha died Jun 23 19971 [Jun 24 19976,7,8], Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts1.  

Agatha's obituary was published in the "Telegram & Gazette" (Worcester, Massachusetts) on Wednesday, June 26, 1997 (page B9):

MILLBURY - Agatha M. (Hiltz) Henshaw, 85, of 62 Miles St., died Monday at home after an illness.  Her husband, Gordon S. Henshaw, died in 1990.  She leaves a daughter, Susan H. Goodwin of New Orleans; a granddaughter; and a great-granddaughter.  Born in Boston, daughter of J. Roy and Matilda A. (MacKeown) Hiltz, she lived many years in Millbury.  She attended Emmanuel College, Boston, and the Boston Art Museum School.  A private graveside service will be held in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge.  There are no calling hours.  Mulhane Home for Funerals, 45 Main St., is directing arrangements.

Social Security information for Gordon Stanley Henshaw: 022-07-1061

Social Security information for Agatha Matilda Hiltz: 025-05-9091


  1. Obituary of Agatha M. Henshaw:
    Worcester, Massachusetts "Telegram & Gazette"; June 26, 1997, pg B9.
  2. Obituary of Agatha M. Henshaw:
    Worcester, Massachusetts "Telegram & Gazette"; June 26, 1997, pg B9.
  3. Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. Massachusetts, Birth Index, 1860-1970; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. 1920 census, Belmont, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll T625-706, ED 14, page 6A, line #75, dwelling #110, family #117.
  6. Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2001; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. "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
  8. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. 1940 census, Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll T627-1606, ED 9-160, page 61A, line #18, household #213.
  10. Worcester, Massachusetts City Directory, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. 1994 Phone and Address Directory; http://www.ancestry.com.

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