Mary Etta Henshaw

                           ┌── William H. Henshawc1837-?    
Mary Etta Henshaw ─────────┤
B: c1876                   │
D: ?                       │
                           └── Charlotte Henshaw
M: Edward James Fitzmorris

Mary Etta Henshaw     [ID 09143] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born about 1876, Bear River, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.1  

She married Edward James Fitzmorris2 [Lawrence Joseph Fitzmorris3], Aug 22 19062, Weymouth Bridge, Digby County, Nova Scotia2.  Edward, son of Edward + Elizabeth Fitzmorris, was born about 1882, Lockport, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia.2  


Marguerite Elizabeth Fitzmorris, born Jul 8 1910, Halifax, Nova Scotia; died Oct 21 2004; married -- Henson (children: Lawrence Joseph, Hilda, Florence, Vincent, Wayne, Frank and Bernard Henson/Fitzmorris). 4
Hilda Fitzmorris; married -- Ellacock.

An obituary of daughter Marguerite Elizabeth was published in "The Chronicle Herald" on October 23, 2004:3

HENSON, Marguerite Elizabeth - 94, Kentville, Kings Co., passed away October 21, 2004, in New Vision's Home for Special Care, South Berwick.  Born July 8, 1910, in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence Joseph and Mary Etta (Henshaw) Fitzmorris.  She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother, as well as a friend to all who knew her.  Mrs. Henson was a member of The Salvation Army, Kentville.  Surviving are her children, Lawrence Henson, Toronto; Hilda (Ivan) Parsons, Prince Edward Island; Florence Ernest, New Brunswick; Vincent (Debbie) Henson, New Minas; Wayne (Nancy) Henson, Kentville; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by sons, Frank and Bernard Henson; sister, Hilda Ellacock.  No visitation.  A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. today in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 5 Leverett Ave., Kentville, Rev. Dean Dickinson officiating.  Burial in Hortonville Cemetery.  Donations in memory may be made to New Vision Home For Special Care or any charity.


  1. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    C-13172. 1881 census, Hillsburgh, Digby County, Nova Scotia; page 43 (age 7).
  2. Contribution from Tim Sanford ().
  3. Obituary of Marguerite Elizabeth (Fitzmorris) Henson; courtesy of Tim Sanford ().
  4. Contribution from Dixie (Fitzmorris) Dalrymple ().

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