Frank Edgar Henshaw

 1. William Henshall  m Margerie Gyll 
 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-c1631) m - Kendrick 
 3... John Henshall (1611-c1687) m Elizabeth - 
 4.... William Hinshaw (?-1699) m Elizabeth - 
 5..... John Hinshaw (c1660->1768) m Elizabeth Belshaw 
 6...... Jesse Hinshaw (1720-1797) m Abigail Marshall (1724-1806)
 7....... John Hinshaw (1747-1800) m Ruth (Pike) Weisner (1744-1795)
 8........ Seth Hinshaw (1787-1865) m Hannah Beeson (1788-1822)
 9......... Jabez Hinshaw (1814-1844) m Mary Lamb (1817-1869)
10.......... Seth Burleigh Hinshaw (1837-1915) m Mary Jane Rich (1840-1918)
11........... Frank Edgar Henshaw (1868-1948)
              +India E. Coffin (1869-1915)
12............  Jennie Henshaw (1895-) 1,2
12............  Mary Henshaw (1897-1976) 1
Frank Edgar Henshaw     [ID 10272] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Frank Edgar Henshaw1,3,4,5 [Frank C. Henshaw6].

Born Sep 2 18683,5,7 [18696], Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana3,5,7.  

He married India E. Coffin, Sep 19 1894, Madison County, Indiana.1,2,8  India was born 1869.3  

The following article was published in the "Alexandria Times-Tribune" (Alexandria, Indiana) on Friday, March 10, 1905 (page 5):9

Mr. and Mrs. F.E. Henshaw entertained a number of people last evening in honor of Mrs. Robert Finch, who will leave soon for her home in Wisconsin.  Progressive cribbage was enjoyed until a late hour, when a dainty two-course luncheon was served.

India died 1915, buried Oddfellows (IOOF) Cemetery, Madison County, Indiana.3  

On May 8 1918 Frank Edgar Hinshaw was issued a U.S. passport.  He declared he was born September 2nd 1868 in Alexandria, Indiana, and his father, Seth B. Hinshaw was born in Henry County, Indiana and was then "dead".  Frank declared he was then residing in Alexandria, Indiana, occupied as a merchant.  He declared he intended to depart, "on receipt of passport", from the port of New York on the French Line, intending to visit France and Great Britain for the purpose of "Y.M.C.A. War Work".  He was recorded as age 49, 5' 6" tall, brown eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, oval face, round chin, small mouth, prominent nose.5  

Frank Edgar Henshaw died Feb 9 1948, buried Oddfellows (IOOF) Cemetery, Madison County, Indiana.2,3,4  Frank's obituary was published in the "Anderson Daily Bulletin" (Anderson, Indiana) on Feb 10 1948.4

(photo)Photo: Frank Edgar Hinshaw 1918 passport photo 5


  1. Indiana Birth Records Index, 1880-1920. Provo, UT:, 2000.
  2. Contribution from Dick Ellis ().
  3. Madison County Area Cemetery Database; Anderson, Indiana Public Library:
  4. Obituary of Frank E. Henshaw; "Anderson Daily Bulletin", Feb 10 1948;
    Madison County Area Obituary Database; Anderson (Indiana) Public Library:
  5. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925;
  6. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  7. 1870 census, Alexandria, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll M593-336, page 190, line #17, dwelling #30, family #30.
  8. "Index to Marriage Record, Madison County, Indiana 1880-1920", Vol II; Book C5, page 244.
  9. Posting Mar 3 2009 by Travis LeMaster () to INMADISON-L.

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