Lewis Johnson Henshaw

                                                  ┌── Edward Henshaw
                                                  │    1828-1902 
                         ┌── Edward Henshaw ──────┤
                         │    1865-1946           │
                         │                        └── Mary Knight
                         │                             1841-1933 
Lewis Johnson Henshaw ───┤
B: 1898                  │                        ┌── Robert Johnson
D: 1978                  │                        │
                         └── Ellen Webb Johnson ──┤
                              1870-1959           │
                                                  └── Salome Chadburn
M: Dorothy Cummings
   ├── Edgar Cummings Henshaw (1929-1992) 1,2,3
   ├── Stanley Knight Henshaw  1
   └── Lewis J. Henshaw, Jr. (1933-1960) 1,3

Lewis Johnson Henshaw     [ID 07371] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 27 1898, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.2,4,5,6,7,8  (Feb 27 1888).3  

On Oct 1 1918 Lewis enlisted in the U.S. Army.  He served in the Students' Army Training Corps, Cincinnati, Ohio until his discharge; Private; Honorable discharge 20 Dec 1918.8  His enlistment record shows his residence was 5763 Belmont Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio.8  

He married Dorothy Cummings1,2 [Dorothy Cummins3], about 19281,2.  Dorothy, daughter of Edgar Cummings & Florence G. Phares/Phairs, was born Nov 16 1904, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.2,3,4,9  

Lewis and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 3 1930), living with Dorothy's parents in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio:2

Cummings, Edgar, head-of-household, age 63, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 31; owned home ($20,000 value); radio in home; occupation: proprietor of company, lumber business; not a veteran.
Cummings, Florence G., wife, age 63, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 26.
Henshaw, Lewis J., son-in-law, age 32, born in Ohio; father born in Ohio; mother born in Kentucky; first married at age 30; occupation: salesman, lumber; World War I veteran.
Henshaw, Dorothy, daughter, age 25, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 23.
Henshaw, Edgar C., grandson, age 3 months, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio.
Schunck [unclear], Winnie, maid, age 25, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; occupation: maid, private home.

Lewis was vice president of the Pierson Lumber Company in Cumminsville, Ohio.10  

Lewis Johnson Henshaw died Jul 14 1978, Scarlet Oaks Nursing Home, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; buried Jul 17 1978, section 72, lot 71, Spring Grove Cemetery, 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio.3,4,10  

Dorothy died Jun 22 1996, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; age 91.3,4,9  

Social Security information for Lewis Johnson Henshaw: 288-05-9484

Social Security information for Dorothy Cummings: 286-42-3222


  1. Contribution from Frank Apgar ().
  2. 1930 census, 26th Ward, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T626-1817, ED 572, page 1B, line #81, dwelling #20, family #22.
  3. Burials in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio:
  4. "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
  5. 1900 census, College Hill, Millcreek Township, Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T623-1282, ED 304, page 4A, line #6, dwelling #55, family #56.
  6. 1910 census, College Hill, Millcreek Township, Hamilton County, Ohio; ED 330, page 11B, line #66, dwelling #215, family #258.
  7. 1920 census, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio; roll T625-1395, ED 453, page #5A, line #9, dwelling #104, family #117.
  8. Ohio Military Men, 1917-18; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. "Ohio Deaths, 1993-98"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    The Cincinnati Post and Times Star, May 7, 1959; page 4:2.

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