Edith Adella Henshaw

                                                             ┌── Roland H. Henshaw
                                                             │    1856-1951 
                               ┌── Elmer Ellsworth Henshaw ──┤
                               │    1886-1963                │
                               │                             └── Edith Eliza Lettney
                               │                                  1855-1939 
Edith Adella Henshaw ──────────┤
B: 1922                        │                             ┌── Albion Rollins
D: 1987                        │                             │
                               └── Lillian Lydia Rollins ────┤
                                    1907-1963                │
                                                             └── Gertrude (Rollins)
M: Charles Arnold "Buzz" Purdy

Edith Adella Henshaw     [ID 09214] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 1922, New Jersey.1  

She married Charles Arnold "Buzz" Purdy2 [Arnold Purdy3].  Charles, son of Augustus Purdy & Jessie Harris, was born 1918, Deep Brook, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.1  


Victor Purdy.
Ronald Purdy.
Patricia Purdy; married 1) David Campbell, 2) -- Smith.

Edith Adella Henshaw died Sep 21 1987, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia; age 65 years.4  

Charles died Apr 28 2000, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia; age 81 years.2  

Buzz's obituary was published in "The Chronicle Heald" on May 1, 2000:2

PURDY, Charles Arnold "Buzz" - 81, Deep Brook, Annapolis Co., died April 28, 2000, in Annapolis Community Health Centre, Annapolis Royal.  Born in Deep Brook, he was a son of the late Augustis and Jesse (Henshaw) Purdy.  Surviving are daughter, Patricia Smith, Kenogami, Ont.; sons, Victor, Iroquois Falls, Ont.; Ronald, Round Hill, Annapolis Co.; sister, Bernice Adams, Deep Brook; 10 grandchildren; a great-grandchild.  He was predeceased by his wife, the former Edith Henshaw; half-sister, Mary Pierce; half-brothers, Herbert, Reginald, Cecil, Frank, Courtney.  Cremation has taken place under the direction of Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal.  Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Matthews Anglican Church, Deep Brook, Rev. Trevor Lightfoot officaiting.  Burial in Old St. Edwards Cemetery, Clementsport.  Donations to St. Matthews Anglican Church, Deep Brook.


  1. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    cemetery inscription, Old Saint Edwards Anglican Cemetery, Clementsport.
  2. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    The Chronicle Herald, May 1 2000.
  3. Contribution from Tim Sanford ().
  4. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    "The Chronicle Herald", September, 1987.

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