Roley Noel 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...... William Hinshaw (1724-1814) m Sarah Courtney (1730-c1768)
 7....... Thomas Hinshaw (1757-1825) m Rebecca Marshill (1762-1836)
 8........ Thomas Hinshaw (1802-1877) m Hannah Piggott (1801-1866)
 9......... Nathan Hinshaw (1842-1907) m Rachel Emma Jones (1846-1920)
10.......... Charles Alonzo Henshaw (1865-1948) m Melinda Canard 
11........... Thomas Henshaw (1897-) m Lucy Micco (c1895-)
12............ Roley Noel Henshaw (1921-2004)
               +Bette Porter (1920-1989)
13.............  Larry Roy Henshaw (1950-1970) 1,2
13.............  Steven Craig Henshaw (?-<1989) 1,2
13.............  Tom Henshaw  1,2
13.............  Sharlotte Henshaw  1,2
13.............  Lucy Henshaw  1,2
13.............  Bettye Henshaw  1,2
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Born Nov 16 1921, Wetumka, Hughes County, Oklahoma.3,4,5,6  (Jan 15 1921).7  

On Sep 16 1940 Roley N. Henshaw, born 1921 in Oklahoma, American Indian, enlisted at Wewoka, Oklahoma in the U.S. National Guard, Field Artillery.  He declared he had a grammar school education, was single, without dependents; occupation: geographer.  He was recorded as 69" tall, 127 lbs.  On the same day brother Roscoe also enlisted.8  

He married Bette Porter, Dec - 1945, Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas.3,9  Bette was born Aug 22 1920, Sasakwa, Seminole County, Oklahoma.4,9  

Roley lived in Wewoka, Oklahoma.10  

Bette died Feb 8 1989, Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma; buried Green Hills Memorial Gardens, Sapulpa, Creek County, Oklahoma.4,9  

Bette's obituary was published in the "Sapulpa Herald" (Sapulpa, Oklahoma) on Thursday, February 9 1989:9,11

Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa.  

Services will be 11 am Friday at Smith Funeral Chapel with the Revs. George Jessie and Clyde Leslie officiating.  Burial will be at Green Hills Memorial Gardens.  

She was born Aug 22, 1920, in Sasakwa, Okla., and was a Sapulpa resident since 1946.  Mrs. Henshaw was a member of Southern Hills Baptist Church, Women's Army Corp veteran of World War II, Gold Star Mother of the DAV Auxiliary and had worked for the Creek County Election Board and Bartlett Memorial Medical Center.  

She was preceded in death by two sons, Larry and Steven.  

Survivors include husband Roley; son Tom; daughters Sharlotte Riggle, Lucy Sharp and Bettye Redding; brother John Porter; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

In 1993-2001 Roley was living at 1125 E Hobson Ave., Sapulpa, Oklahoma.12  

Roley Noel Henshaw died Feb 9 2004, buried Garden of Veterans, Green Hills Memorial Gardens, Sapulpa, Creek County, Oklahoma.3,4,5  

Roley's obituary was published in the Sapulpa Herald (Sapulpa, Oklahoma) on Feb 11 2004:3

Roley Noel Henshaw

Roley Noel Henshaw, 82, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 9, 2004.  He was born Nov. 16, 1921 in Wetumka to Lucy (Micco) Henshaw Wise and Thomas Henshaw.  

He married Bette Porter in December 1945 in Winfield, Kan.  Henshaw was a tribal member of the Seminole Nation.  He was a World War II veteran member of the Army National Guard attached to the 45th Infantry serving with Battery A 160th Field Artillery Battalion in the Central European Theater.  He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Ribbon, EAME Service Ribbon with one silver service star, one bronze service star and one bronze arrowhead.  

He was a member of Southern Hills Baptist Church in Sapulpa.  He worked for Joe Aycock Oldsmobile-Pontiac, George Whitten Oldsmobile and retired from Jim Payne Oldsmobile.  In recent years he lived in Jenks and had worked for Hasco Manufacturing.  

He was preceded in death by his wife, two sons, Stephen Craig and Larry Roy, and two brothers, Roscoe Henshaw and Jasper Wise.  

He is survived by daughters, Sharlotte Riggle, and husband, Vernon, of Davis, Lucy Sharp, of Tulsa, and Bettye Paynter and husband, Jim, of Skiatook; one son, Tom Henshaw and wife, Roberta, of Norman; one sister, Sarah Helton, of Sapulpa; brother, Harry Henshaw, of Wewoka; six grandchildren, Krista Sharp, of Tulsa, Keela Boisseau, of Ardmore, Mark Riggle, of Stroud, Zachary Henshaw, of McCord AFB, Wash., Tiffany Redding, of Tulsa, and Serina Peterson, of Ft. Lewis, Wash.; 10 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; special friend, Bobbie Richardson, of Jenks, and his many friends at the Pioneer Village Retirement Center.  

Funeral services have been set for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 12 at Smith Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment will be in the Garden of Veterans of Green Hills Memorial Gardens in Sapulpa.  Memorials can be sent to the American Heart Association.  

Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(photo)Photo: Roley Noel Henshaw & Bette Porter gravestone Green Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery 5

Social Security information for Roley Noel Henshaw: 441-28-5951

Social Security information for Bette Porter: 445-14-5908


  1. Obituary of Bette Porter Henshaw.
  2. Obituary of Roley Noel Henshaw.
  3. Obituary of Roley Noel Henshaw; The Sapulpa Herald, Feb 11 2004:
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. 1930 census, Brown Township, Seminole County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1930, ED 2, page 17B, line #94, dwelling #70, family #77.
  7. U.S. Public Records Index;
  8. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946;
  9. Obituary of Bette Henshaw; Creek County, Oklahoma Obituaries; USGenWeb:
  10. Obituary of Roscoe Henshaw.
  11. Posting Dec 6 1999 to the Creek County, Oklahoma message board:
  12. U.S. Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002;

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