William Alexander Henshaw

                                                          ┌── John Coleman Henshaw
                             ┌── James Marshall Henshaw ──┤
                             │   c1870-1964               │
                             │                            └── Eliza Jane McKeown
William Alexander Henshaw ───┤
B: 1907                      │
D: <1998                     │
                             └── Nancy "Annie" Dunn
M: Ellen Clarke
   ├── William Alexander Henshaw (1935-) 1,2,3
   ├── Kathleen Jane Henshaw (?-1999) 2
   ├── Joan Henshaw  2
   └── Lillian Henshaw (?-<1998) 2

William Alexander Henshaw     [ID 09855] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 1907.1  

William was raised in Belfast, Northern Ireland.1  

He married Ellen Clarke.1  Ellen was born 1907.1,4  

William Alexander Henshaw died before Nov 23 1998.4  

Ellen died Nov 23 1998, Aurora Retirement Centre, Toronto, Ontario; age 91.4  

Ellen's obituary was published in "The Globe and Mail" (Toronto, Ontario) on November 24, 1998:4

HENSHAW, Ellen (nee Clarke)

Peacefully, at the Aurora Retirement Centre, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Monday, November 23, 1998, in her 91st year.  Ellen, beloved wife of the late William A. Henshaw.  Loving mother of Kathleen (Bob) Johnston, Joan (Peter) Morse, Bill (Barbara) and the late Lillian (Douglas) Sparks.  She will be sadly missed by her ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  Many thanks to the caring staff at the Aurora Retirement Centre, especially Maureen, Judith and Avril, and to Dr. Keith Matthew.  Friends will be received at Giffen-Mack Funeral Home, 2570 Danforth Avenue, at Main Street, on Tuesday, November 24th from 7-9 p.m.  Funeral in the Chapel at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 25th.  Interment Resthaven Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.


  1. Contribution from Bill Henshaw.
  2. Obituary of Ellen (Clarke) Henshaw.
  3. Contribution from Bill Henshaw.
  4. Obituary of Ellen (Clarke) Henshaw; "The Globe and Mail", Nov 24 1998:

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