Ernest Pleas Henshaw

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 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-c1631) m - Kendrick 
 3... John Henshall (1611-c1687) m Elizabeth - 
 4.... William Hinshaw (?-1699) m Elizabeth - 
 5..... Thomas Hinshaw (c1680-?) m Mary Marshall (c1685-?)
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 7....... Thomas Hinshaw (c1749-1825) m Hannah Seasfield (c1745-1835)
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10.......... George Washington Hinshaw (1822-1907) m Elizabeth Jane Robertson (1824-1893)
11........... David Franklin Henshaw (1860-1942) m Martha Jane Vandiver (1866-?)
12............ Ernest Pleas Henshaw (1895-1967)
               +Rose Ethel - (1899-1985)
13.............  Robert Ernest Henshaw (1937-) 1
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Ernest Pleas Henshaw2 [Pleas Henshaw3,4, Ples Henshaw5,6,7, Pless Henshaw8].

Born Apr 16 18952,4,5,6,8 [Apr 16 18947], Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee2,4,5,6,8.  

On Jun 5 1917 Pless Henshaw, age 22, registered for the World War I draft in McIntosh County, Oklahoma.  He declared he was born April 16 1895 in Winchester, Tennessee, and was then residing in Checotah, Oklahoma where he was married and a self-employed farmer (near Onapa, Oklahoma).  He claimed an exemption due to "support of wife".  He was recorded as tall, slender, blue eyes, light hair.8  

In the 1920 census Ernest was shown living in the household of his sister Alice:2

Henshaw, Ernest P., brother-in-law, age 24, born in Tennessee; parents born in Alabama; single; farmer.

He married Rose Ethel -.3,9  Rose was born Nov 16 1899, Alabama.6,10,11  

Ernest Pleas Henshaw died Feb 19 1967, Martinez, California; age 72.6,7,9  

Ples' obituary was published in "The Modesto Bee" (Modesto, California) on Tuesday, February 21, 1967:9

HENSHAW -- In Martinez, Calif., February 19, 1967, Ples Henshaw, dearly beloved husband of Rose Ethel Henshaw of Riverbank, father of Robert Ernest Henshaw of Riverbank, brother of Mrs. Virgie Steen and J. T. Henshaw of Oklahoma, and Mrs. Ruby King and Ellis Henshaw of Illinois.  A native of Tennessee, aged 72 years.  Final services will be held Wednesday, February 22, at 10 a.m. in THE RIVERBANK MEMORIAL CHAPEL and burial in Oakdale Memorial Park, Oakdale.
See obituary scan below.  

Ples' gravestone inscription: "Oklahoma. WWI Pvt. 2 GP Repl Tng Cen".7  

Rose Ethel, at age 71, remarried to Harold L. Taylor, Nov 6 1971, Stanislaus County, California.11  

Rose died Jan 18 1985, Stanislaus County, California.6,10

(photo)Photo: Ples Henshaw with brother Ellis, 1918 12

(photo)Photo: Ples Henshaw obituary "The Modesto Bee", Feb 21 1967 9

Social Security information for Ernest Pleas Henshaw: 446-20-2065

Social Security information for Rose Ethel -: 527-26-6409


  1. Obituary of Ernest Ples Henshaw.
  2. 1920 census, Checotah, McIntosh County, Oklahoma; roll T625-1471, ED 42, page 8B, line #79, dwelling #169, family #171.
  3. Posting May 24 2002 by Sheila G Clark-Carpenter () to the Henshaw message board:
  4. 1900 census, 16th District, Franklin County, Tennessee; page 237B (sheet 8B), line #53, dwelling #143, family #145.
  5. 1910 census, Turner Township, McIntosh County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1260, ED 79, page 320B, line #73, dwelling #42, family #45.
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  8. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  9. Obituary of Ples Henshaw; "Modesto Bee", Feb 21 1967;
  10. California Death Index, 1940-1997;
  11. California Marriage Index, 1960-1985;
  12. Photo courtesy of Jack Bailey.

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