Percy J. Henshaw

                                         ┌── George Henshaw
                                         │    1805-1881 
                    ┌── Edward Henshaw ──┤
                    │    1828-1902       │
                    │                    └── Ann Oldenburg
                    │                         1808-1883 
Percy J. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1870             │                    ┌── Richard Knight
D: 1942             │                    │
                    └── Mary Knight ─────┤
                         1841-1933       │
                                         └── Eliza Carter
Percy J. Henshaw     [ID 07365] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Percy J. Henshaw1,2,3,4,5,6 [Percival Henshaw7].

Born Jan 9 1870, Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky.1,2,3,5,6,8  

Percy was a furniture dealer and vice president of the George Henshaw and Sons furniture company, at the corner of Central Parkway and Elm Street in Cincinnati, until the company closed about 1934.4  Percy served as auditor for the Cincinnati Sanitorium.  He was a lifelong member of the Grace Episcopal Church and he was also a member of the McMakin Masonic Lodge.4  

Percy J. Henshaw died May 7 1942, at his residence, 6025 Cary Ave., Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; buried May 9 1942, section 72, lot 71, Spring Grove Cemetery, 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio.4,6  

Percy's death was reported in the Cincinnati Enquirer on Saturday, May 9, 1942.4  

Percy's obituary mentioned his three sisters, Miss Ellen Ann Henshaw, Mrs. Frederick H. Wagstaff, of Croyden, England and Mrs. S F. Carter, Berkeley, California and three brothers, Edward, Stanley K. and Albert M. Henshaw.4  


  1. 1870 census, 6th Ward, Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky; page 50A, line #19, dwelling #202, family #244.
  2. 1900 census, College Hill, Millcreek Township, Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T623-1282, ED 304, page 1B, line #55, dwelling #13, family #13.
  3. 1910 census, College Hill, Millcreek Township, Hamilton County, Ohio; ED 330, page 9B, line #82, dwelling #179, family #219.
  4. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    Cincinnati Enquirer, Saturday, May 9, 1942; page 16:2.
  5. 1920 census, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T625-1395, ED 444, page #10A, line #12, dwelling #162, family #190.
  6. Burials in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio:
  7. Contribution from Frank Apgar ().
  8. 1880 census, College Hill, Millcreek Township, Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T9-1022, ED 95, page 314D, line #24, dwelling #58, family #62.

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