William Thomas Henshaw

                                                      ┌── Eugene Henshaw
                                                      │    1832-1915 
                           ┌── John Rawling Henshaw ──┤
                           │    1867-1954             │
                           │                          └── Willie Ann Saunders
                           │                              c1832-1878 
William Thomas Henshaw ────┤
B: 1910                    │                          ┌── Mark Boueware
D: 1975                    │                          │
                           └── Ida Lee Boueware ──────┤
                                1870-1929             │
                                                      └── Susan Poarch
M: Sadie Elizabeth Brittle
   ├── Louise Elizabeth Henshaw (1929-) 1,2
   ├── Ardys Mae Henshaw (1940-) 1,2
   ├── William Thomas Henshaw, Jr. (1942-) 1,2
   └── Irving Heath Henshaw (1945-) 1,2

William Thomas Henshaw     [ID 07832] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 17 1910, Chesterfield County, Virginia.1,3,4,5  

William was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930) living with the family of brother John Lee Henshaw at 1157 Shepard Street, Petersburg, Virginia:6

Henshaw, William, brother, age 19, born in Virginia; parents born in North Carolina; single; occupation: carpentry, [..unclear..] building.

He married Sadie Elizabeth Brittle7 [Elizabeth Brittle2].  Sadie, daughter of Frederick Gustavus Brittle & Mattie Sexton Pulley, was born Feb 27 1909.1,4  

In 1945 William was living in Petersburg, Virginia.8  

William Thomas Henshaw died Mar 23 1975, Chester, Virginia; buried Mar 26 1975, Riverview Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.1,2,3,4  

Sadie died Aug 5 1996, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee; buried Aug 8 1996, Riverview Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.1,2,4  

Social Security information for William Thomas Henshaw: 158-12-6892

Social Security information for Sadie Elizabeth Brittle: 136-07-7954


  1. Enfield-Bryant database: http://www.gendex.com/users/Enf_Bry.
  2. Contribution from Jane Bennett ().
  3. Contribution from Charles Ruffin Henshaw Jr..
  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. 1920 census, Namozine District, Dinwiddie County, Virginia; roll T625-1885, ED 22, page 6A, line #16, dwelling #103, family #103.
  6. 1930 census, Ward 5, Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Virginia; roll T626-2473, ED 17, page 13B, line #68, dwelling #279, family #299.
  7. Contribution from Betty Richards.
  8. Obituary of John Lee Henshaw, Sr..

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