Willie Itasca Henshaw

                           ┌── George Washington Henshaw
                           │    1852-1924 
Willie Itasca Henshaw ─────┤
B: 1886                    │                                         ┌── Richard Hartline
D: 1979                    │                                         │
                           └── Rebecca Caladonia "Callie" Hartline ──┤
                                1865-1946                            │
                                                                     └── Mattie (Hartline)
M: James Arthur "Jim" Rose

Willie Itasca Henshaw     [ID 08381] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 13 1886, Bell Falls, Bell County, Texas.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

She married James Arthur "Jim" Rose, May 31 1903, Bell Falls, Bell County, Texas.1,3,9  James, son of Z. T. Rose & Martha E. Mabry, was born May 9 1880, Big Flat, Arkansas.2,6,7,8,9  

Note that Willie's sister Georgia married Clifford Rose,10 Jim's first cousin.11  


Earnest Lee Rose, born Jun 9 1906, Haskell, Texas; died Jan 15 1907, Haskell, Texas.
Charles Arthur Rose, born Mar 20 1908, Haskell, Texas; married Jesse E. Bland, Sep 6 1930, Haskell, Texas.
Gertrue Faye Rose, born Aug 23 1910, Troy, Bell County, Texas; died Feb 1977; married Clovis L. Pinkerton, Dec 30 1929, Haskell, Texas (children: Ellen Fay and Norma Lee Pinkerton). 2,12,13
Audry F. Rose, born Jul 17 1921, Haskell, Texas; died Jul 17 1924; buried Willow Cemetery, Haskell, Texas.
Winnie Rose, born c1914, Texas.
Eugene Doyle "Gene" Rose, born Aug 3 1916, Texas; died Jun 8 2010; married Martha Elizabeth Server, Aug 27 1941, Lubbock, Texas (children: Patricia L., Carolyn J., and Nancy S. Rose). 14
Dorthy Lee Rose, born Aug 5 1921, Haskell, Texas; died Feb 5 2004, Rule, Texas; married J.C. Halliburton, Jun 8 1940, Rule, Texas.

Willie and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 18 1930), Sanders Street, Haskell, Haskell County, Texas:6

Rose, Jim A., head-of-household, age 49, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; first married at age 23; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, own farm; not a war veteran.
Rose, Willie, wife, age 43, born in Texas; father born in Alabama; mother born in Texas; first married at age 17.
Rose, Charles A., son, age 22, born in Texas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Texas; single; occupation: baker, bakery; not a war veteran.
Pinkerton, Gertrue, daughter, age 19, born in Texas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Texas; first married at age 19.
Pinkerton, Cloves, son-in-law, age 19, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; first married at age 19; occupation: manager, produce.
Rose, Winnie, daughter, age 16, born in Texas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Texas; single; attended school.
Rose, Eugene, son, age 13, born in Texas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Texas; single; attended school.
Rose, Dorthy L., daughter, age 8, born in Texas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Texas; single; attended school.

James died Jun 10 1967, at his home, 1305 N. Avenue F, Haskell, Haskell County, Texas; age 87.1,2,7,8  

Willie Itasca Henshaw died Mar 9 1979, Rice Springs Care Home, Haskell, Haskell County, Texas; age 92.1,2,7,8  

Willie's obituary appeared in a newspaper on Friday, March 9, 1979:1

Mrs. J.A. Rose

Haskell - Mrs. J.A. (Willie) Rose, 92, of Haskell died at 1:15 a.m. Friday in a local nursing home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Church of Christ.  

Larry Suttle, minister, will officiate.  Burial will be in Willow Cemetery, directed by Holden-McCauley Funeral Home.  

Born Oct. 13, 1886, in Bell Falls, she moved to Haskell County in 1905, settling in the Rose community about seven miles east of here.  She married J.A. (Jim) Rose May 31, 1903, in Bell Falls.  She was a member of Church of Christ.  

Mr. Rose died June 10, 1967

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. C.L. (Gertrude) Pinkerton of Austin, Mrs. James (Winnie) Bland of Dallas and Mrs. J.C. (Dorothy) Halliburton of Rochester; two sons, Charles of San Angelo and Eugene of Rochester; three sisters, Bessie Piland and Georgia Moore, both of Haskell, and Callie Scheets of Amarillo; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.  

Pallbearers will be Hoie Harrell, J.L. Cameron, Roy Medford, Glenn Merchant, Buford Gholson and Robert Speer.  

The family will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Halliburton in Rochester.

(photo)Photo: Willie Itasca Henshaw & James A. Rose 60th anniversary "Abilene Reporter News" (Abilene, Texas), Thursday, May 23 1963 15

(photo)Photo: Willie Itasca Henshaw & James A. Rose gravestone Willow Cemetery 8

Social Security information for Willie Itasca Henshaw: 451-17-8839

Social Security information for James Arthur "Jim" Rose: 453-60-8304


  1. Obituary of Willie Rose, contributed by Colleen (Scott) Young ().
  2. "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
  3. George Washington Henshaw family bible.
  4. 1900 census, Justice Precinct 5, Bell County, Texas; roll T623-1610, ED 26, page 8A, line #8, dwelling #116, family #116.
  5. 1910 census, Haskell, Haskell County, Texas; roll T624-1562, ED 108, page 12A-B, line #46, dwelling #165, family #165.
  6. 1930 census, Haskell, Haskell County, Texas; roll T626-2354, ED 1, page 22B, line #68, dwelling #533, family #626.
  7. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com.
  9. Ancestry Family Tree data "George Washington Hensh 001_2009-09-11" posted by "EalyBlack87".
  10. Obituary of Georgia Mae (Henshaw) Rose Moore.
  11. Contribution from Colleen (Scott) Young ().
  12. Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1940 census, Austin, Travis County, Texas; roll T627-4150, ED 227-68, page 3A, line #30, household #58.
  14. United States Obituary Collection; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. "Abilene Reporter News" (Abilene, Texas), May 23 1963; http://www.ancestry.com.

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