William Ennis Henshaw

 1. Newton Hinshaw (c1833-1867) m Hannah Jane Fears (c1832-?)
 2.. Madison Hinshaw (1852-1925) m Mary Jane Austill (1851-?)
 3... William Thurman Hinshaw (1873-1938) m Ruth Marcellus Robertson (1874-1945)
 4.... William Ennis Henshaw (1916-1948)
       +Frances Teschendorf (c1925-1945)
 5.....  Donna Rae Henshaw (1945-) 1,2
William Ennis Henshaw     [ID 14654] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

William Ennis Henshaw3 [William E. Hinshaw4, Ennis Hinshaw5, Ennis Henshaw6,7].

Born Dec 24 1916, Alabama.1,3,4,6  (Texas).5  

On Jun 9 1942 Ennis Henshaw, born 1916 in Alabama, enlisted in Chicago, Illinois as a private in the U.S. Army.  He declared he had a grammar school education, and was single, without dependents.  He was recorded as 70" tall, 158 lbs.6  

The following article was published in the Riverdale "Pointer" (Riverdale, Cook County, Illinois) on July 20, 1944:8

Sgt. Innes Hinshaw, who arrived at the home of his brother, L. S. Hinshaw in Riverdale, July 9, on furlough, left Tuesday to return to Pueblo, Colo.

He married Frances Teschendorf.1,9  Frances, daughter of William Teschendorf, was born about 1925.9  

In 1945 Ennis and Frances were living at 440 E. Lincoln Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin.9  

Frances died Oct 15 1945, age 20.  Frances' obituary was published in the "Milwaukee Journal" (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) on October 16, 1945 (Section L page 9)9 (see scan below).  

In 1948 Ennis was living at 2559 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin.7  

William Ennis Henshaw died Aug 18 1948, age 32.7  

Ennis' obituary was published in the "Milwaukee Journal" (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) on August 19, 1948 (Section L page 12)7 (see scan below).  

After Ennis and Frances died, daughter Donna Rae was awarded to a family in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.1  

(photo)Photo: William Ennis Hinshaw newspaper article "Hammond Times" (Hammond, Indiana), Aug 26 1940 10

(photo)Photo: Ennis Henshaw obituary "Milwaukee Journal", Aug 19 1948 7

(photo)Photo: Frances Teschendorf obituary "Milwaukee Journal", Oct 16 1945 9


  1. Contribution from Darlene (Henshaw) Vanzant.
  2. Obituary of Frances Teschendorf.
  3. Ancestry Family Tree data "Seborn Jones" posted by "MiLasater".
  4. 1930 census, Gurley, Madison County, Alabama; roll T626-37, ED 32, page 6B, line #56, dwelling #144, family #150.
  5. 1920 census, Precinct 4, Rains County, Texas; roll T625-1840, ED 153, page 15B, line #61, dwelling #292, family #294.
  6. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Obituary of Ennis Henshaw; "Milwaukee Journal", Aug 19 1948;
    photocopy provided by John Von Haden: http://www.wisconsinancestors.com.
  8. "The Pointer", Jul 20 1944; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Obituary of Frances Henshaw; "Milwaukee Journal", Oct 16 1945;
    photocopy provided by John Von Haden: http://www.wisconsinancestors.com.
  10. "Hammond Times" (Hammond, Indiana), Aug 26 1940; http://www.ancestry.com.

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