Charles Leonard Henshaw

                                                      ┌── Eugene Henshaw
                                                      │    1832-1915 
                             ┌── Eugene Henshaw ──────┤
                             │    1866-1960           │
                             │                        └── Susan Davis Chenault
                             │                             1839-1927 
Charles Leonard Henshaw ─────┤
B: 1913                      │
D: 2005                      │
                             └── Mary Mann Mitchell
M: Thelma Louise Blankenship
   ├── Joyce Ann Henshaw (c1930-) 1,2,3
   ├── Mary Charlene Henshaw (c1936-) 1,2,3
   ├── Robert Eugene Henshaw (c1944-) 1,2,3

M: Elizabeth Hauff
   ├── Cecily Elizabeth Henshaw  1,2
   ├── Andrew Mann Henshaw  1,2
   ├── Charles Leonard Henshaw, Jr. (1951-) 1,2
   └── Susan Melissa Henshaw  1,2

Charles Leonard Henshaw     [ID 07861] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 16 1913, Chesterfield County, Virginia.4,5,6,7  

He married Thelma Louise Blankenship, Jan 7 1930.4  

He then married Elizabeth Hauff, Mar 3 1950.4  Elizabeth was born Apr 1 1924, Rosemont, Maryland.4  

In 2005 Charles was living in Aiken, Aiken County, South Carolina.5,6,7  

Charles Leonard Henshaw died Jun 25 2005, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia; buried Jun 28 2005, Bethany Cemetery, Aiken, South Carolina.5,6,7  

Charles' obituary was published in "The Augusta Chronicle" (Augusta, Georgia) on Sunday, June 26 and Monday, June 27, 2005:5,6

Charles L. Henshaw

AIKEN, S.C. - Charles L. Henshaw, 92, of 17 Hudson Road, died Saturday at the Medical College of Georgia after an extended illness.  

Mr. Henshaw was born and raised in Chesterfield County, VA the son of Eugene Henshaw and Mary Mann Mitchell Henshaw.  He was the last of their nine children.  

He was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company for 47 years, working at the Savannah River Site from startup in 1952 until 1976.  He retired as a machinist in the 400 area.  He continued to work as a residential building contractor, retiring from his second career at the age of 85.  

He had been a member of Toastmasters International and had been active in Boy Scouts and Dixie Youth Baseball.  He also had been active in the Eustis Park Elementary Parent Teachers Association.  

He was a founding member of Providence Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Aiken.  

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Henshaw; two sons, Charles L. Henshaw, Jr., Columbia, and Andrew M. Henshaw, Smyrna, GA; two daughters, Cecily E. Prather and Melissa Henshaw Jarriel, both of Aiken.  He is also survived by Mary Charlene Gamba of Richmond, VA, Robert E. Henshaw, Michigan and Joyce A. Wilkinson of Richmond, VA; and grandchildren.  

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday in the Shellhouse Funeral Home Chapel, Hayne Ave., conducted by the Reverend John Warren of Eutaw, AL.  Burial will be in Historic Downtown Bethany Cemetery.  

Pallbearers will include Bruce Brown, Alfred Cooper, J. Brett Jarriel, Max Herrington, Richard Herold and Bogumil Przbysz.  

The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Monday evening at the funeral home.  

Memorials may be directed to the Providence Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 658 Landing Drive, Aiken, SC 29801.  Please visit and sign Mr. Henshaw's online memorial at Shellhouse Funeral Home, Inc., 924 Hayne Ave., Aiken, SC

Social Security information for Charles Leonard Henshaw: 227-01-8536


  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Charles Ruffin Henshaw Jr..
  2. Obituary of Charles Leonard Henshaw.
  3. Contribution from Jane Bennett ().
  4. Contribution from Charles Ruffin Henshaw Jr..
  5. Obituary of Charles L. Henshaw; "The Augusta Chronicle", Jun 26-27 2005:
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:

If you have additional information on this person, please share!

If you would like to be automatically notified by email whenever an update is made affecting this page then enter your email address and click the "Enter" button below:

Your Email Address:
Notify me whenever this page is updated
Do not notify me if this page is updated
Show me my current registered notification requests

How is this person related to other ancestors? To find out, enter the database ID number of another ancestor, and then click the "Enter" button below:

ID Number:

If you would like to save this person on your computer ▾ more...

HFA Home Page Return to HFA Home Page

Copyright © 1997-2019, The Hinshaw Family Association. All rights reserved.
Permission is granted for all free personal, private and non-commercial uses.
Commercial use of any portion contained herein is expressly prohibited.

Privacy Policies

This site uses spambot thwarting technology to hide email addresses from all known email harvesting programs used by spammers.

[This page was computer generated]

Spambot Bait!