Jessie Glenn Henshaw

                                                  ┌── James Hinshawc1856-?    
                        ┌── Ezra Atta Hinshaw ────┤
                        │    1891-1972            │
                        │                         └── Sallie J. Sumpter
                        │                                        
Jessie Glenn Henshaw ───┤
B: 1913                 │
D: 1986                 │
                        └── Nancy Duncan Newsom
                             1893-1976 
M: Velva May Scott
   ├── Peggy Doris Hinshaw (1937-1997) 1
   ├── Richard Eugene Hinshaw (1940-) 1,2
   └── James Glendon Hinshaw (1946-1999) 1,2

Jessie Glenn Henshaw     [ID 09451] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Jessie Glenn Henshaw2,3,4 [Jessie Glen Henshaw5, Glen Henshaw6,7, Jesse Glendon Hinshaw1].

Born Sep 21 1913, Poinsett County, Arkansas.1,3,4,6  

He married Velva May Scott, Sep 29 1933, Harrisburg, Poinsett County, Arkansas.1,5,8,9  Velva, daughter of Andrew Scott & Effie May Lamons, was born Apr 22 1918, Lonoke, Lonoke County, Arkansas.1,3,5,9  (Jackson County, Arkansas).1  

In 1986 Jessie was living in Hardy, Sharp County, Arkansas.4  

Jessie Glenn Henshaw died Dec 7 1986, buried Farm Hill Cemetery, near Harrisburg, Poinsett County, Arkansas.3,4  

Velva died Mar 20 2002, Regional Medical Center, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee; buried Farm Hill Cemetery, near Harrisburg, Poinsett County, Arkansas.4,5,8  

Velva's death was noted in "The Commercial Appeal" (Memphis, Tennessee) on Thursday, March 21, 2002:8

HARRISBURG - VELVA MAY HENSHAW, 83, of Memphis, homemaker, died Wednesday at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis.  Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Farm Hill Cemetery in Harrisburg, Ark.  Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home has charge.  She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.  Mrs. Henshaw, the widow of Jessie Glen Henshaw, leaves a son, Richard Henshaw of Memphis; three sisters, Lois Byrd of North Little Rock, Thelma Williams of Wynne, Ark., and Doris Scott of Little Rock; two brothers, Frank Ramsey of Chicago and L. V. Ramsey of Fort Smith, Ark., seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Another obituary was published in the Jonesboro Sun (Jonesboro, Arkansas) on Thursday, March 21, 2002:5

MEMPHIS - Velva May Henshaw, 83, of Memphis, formerly of Harrisburg, died Wednesday, March 20, at Regional Medical Center at Memphis.  Born in Lonoke, she was a homemaker and a member of Bethel Baptist Church near Harrisburg.  

Survivors include one son, Richard Henshaw of Memphis; three sisters, Lois Byrd of North little Rock, Thelma Williams of Wynne and Doris Scott of Little Rock; two brothers, Frank Ramsey of Chicago and L.V. Ramsey of Fort Smith; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie Glen Henshaw, a son, a daughter and a brother.  

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Farm Hill Cemetery near Harrisburg under the direction of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home.  

Grandson's will be pallbearers.  

Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Another obituary was published in the "Newport Independent" (Newport, Arkansas) on Thursday, March 21, 2002:9,10

VELVA MAY HENSHAW

By Jackson's Funeral Home

Mrs. Velva May Henshaw, 83 of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Harrisburg, died Wednesday in Memphis.  She was born April 22, 1918 in Lonoke the daughter of Andrew Scott and Effie May (Lamons) Scott.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Bethel Baptist Church near Harrisburg.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie Glen Henshaw; a son, Jim Henshaw; a daughter, Peggy Funk; and a brother, Joe Ramsey.  

Survivors include three sisters, Lois Byrd of North Little Rock, Thelma Williams of Wynne and Doris Scott of Little Rock; two brothers, Frank Ramsey of Chicago, Ill. and L.V. Ramsey of Ft. Smith; one son, Richard Henshaw of Memphis, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.  

Graveside services are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Farm Hill Cemetery near Harrisburg.  

Pallbearers are her grandsons.  

Friends may visit the funeral home Friday from 6-9 p.m.  

Arrangements by Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home.

Social Security information for Jessie Glenn Henshaw: 414-38-9238

Social Security information for Velva May Scott: 431-19-2570


Sources

  1. Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters citing:
    interviews with Hinshaws living in Poinsett and Craighead Counties, AR.
  2. Obituary of James Glendon Henshaw; The Jonesboro Sun.
  3. Burials in Farm Hill Cemetery, near Harrisburg, Poinsett County, AR:
    http://couchgenweb.com/poinsett/farmhc.htm#henshaw.
  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. Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters citing:
    Obituary of Velva May Henshaw, Jonesboro Sun, Mar 21 2002, pg 12B, col. 3.
  6. 1930 census, Bolivar Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas; roll T626-88, ED 2, page 6A, line #31, dwelling #109, family #112.
  7. Contribution from Charles Wright.
  8. Obituary of Velma May Henshaw; "The Commercial Appeal", Mar 21 2002:
    http://www.gomemphis.com/mca/archive/0,1426,MCA_561_03-21-2002,00.html.
  9. Obituary of Velma May Henshaw; "The Newport Independent", Mar 21 2002:
    http://www.newportindependent.com/archives/index.inn?loc=detail&doc=/2002/March/21-2351-obit6.txt.
  10. Obituary of Velma May Henshaw; USGenWeb Archives (Jackson County, Arkansas).


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