Thomas Edgar Henshaw

 1. (unknown) Henshaw 
 2.. Charles T. Henshaw (c1887-1931) m Hedwig A. Pomrenke (c1886-1948)
 3... Thomas Edgar Henshaw (1915-2002)
      +Loretta Rose Sedlacek 
 4....  Janet Henshaw  1,2,3,4
 4....  James Henshaw (?-<2002) 2,3
 4....  Gary Thomas Henshaw (1943-2016) 2,3
 4....  Raymond Henshaw  2,3
 4....  Joseph Henshaw  2,3
 4....  Steven Henshaw  2,3
 4....  David Henshaw  2,3
 4....  Barbara Henshaw (?-<2016) 2,3
 4....  Beverly Henshaw  2,3
 4....  Sharon Henshaw  2,3
 4....  Mary Henshaw  2,3
 4....  Carolyn Henshaw  2,3
Thomas Edgar Henshaw     [ID 10194] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Dec 28 1915, Salt Lake City, Utah.5,6,7,8,9,10,11  (Dec 27 1915).12  

Thomas and his mother were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4 1930), 401 Elm Street, Marysville, Marshall County, Kansas:10

Henshaw, Hattie, head-of-household, age 46, born in Wisconsin; parents born in Germany; widow; rented home ($8/month rent); no radio in home; occupation: cook, restaurant.
Henshaw, Thomas, son, age 14, born in Utah; father born in New York; mother born in Wisconsin; attended school.

Thomas and his mother were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 15 1940), 1116 Broad Way, Marysville, Marshall County, Kansas:11

Henshaw, Thomas E, head-of-household, age 24, born in Utah; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; single; rented home ($10/month rent); occupation: radio instructor, adult education C.C.C.; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $626 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Hattie, mother, age 57, born in Wisconsin; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; widow.

Thomas served in the U.S. Army from Aug 18 1945 to Nov 27 1945.7  

He married Loretta Rose Sedlacek.3,5  

Thomas Edgar Henshaw died Sep 18 2002, buried Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, Johnson County, Kansas.5,6,7,12  

Thomas' obituary was published in the Kansas City Star (Kansas City, Missouri) on Sep 20 2002:5,13

Thomas E. Henshaw

Thomas E. Henshaw, 86, Prairie Village, KS, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2002, at Villa St. Francis.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, September 21, at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 94th & Mission Rd., with entombment at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS.  Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the McGilley State Line Chapel, 12301 State Line Rd., where a rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Catholic Charities.  Mr. Henshaw was born December 28, 1915, in Salt Lake City, UT, to Charles and Hettie Pomrenke Henshaw.  He served in the Army during WWII.  He owned and operated Henshaw's Electronics 1945 to 1985, then he ran the Medugorje Center until 1992.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and one son, James Henshaw.  Mr. Henshaw is survived by his wife, Loretta, of the home, five sons, Gary and Ellen Henshaw of Leawood, KS, Raymond Henshaw of Eudora, KS, Joseph and Marta Henshaw of Prairie Village, KS, Steven and Sherilyn Henshaw of Lenexa, KS, and David and Stephanie Henshaw of Overland Park, KS, six daughters, Barbara and Robert Howard of Overland Park, KS, Janet and Ted Robins of Houston, TX, Beverly Henshaw of Prairie Village, KS, Sharon and Buddy Mitchum of Overland Park, KS, Mary Henshaw of Lenexa, KS, and Carolyn and Robert Mazza II of Shawnee, KS, 23 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.  (Arr.: McGilley State Line Chapel, 816-942-6180).

(photo)Photo: Thomas E. Henshaw 13

Social Security information for Thomas Edgar Henshaw: 514-01-1201


  1. Contribution from Janet Henshaw Robins.
  2. Obituary of Thomas E. Henshaw; The Kansas City Star, Sep 20 2002.
  3. Gary Thomas Henshaw obituary.
  4. Contribution from Janet Henshaw Robins.
  5. Obituary of Thomas E. Henshaw; The Kansas City Star, Sep 20 2002:
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  7. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010;
  8. 1920 census, Green River Town, Sweetwater County, Wyoming; roll T625-2028, ED 82, page 7A, line #49, dwelling #137, family #156.
  10. 1930 census, Marysville, Marshall County, Kansas; roll T626-710, ED 20, page 2B, line #69, dwelling #43, family #51.
  11. 1940 census, Marysville, Marshall County, Kansas; roll T627-1245, ED 59-18, page 11B, line #75, household #254.
  12. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007;
  13. Obituary of Thomas E. Henshaw; McGilley State Line Chapel, Kansas City MO

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