Cecil U. Henshaw

 1. W. M. Henshaw (c1882-?) m Bertha - (c1894-)
 2.. Cecil U. Henshaw (1916-1953)
Cecil U. Henshaw     [ID 15658] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Sep 1 1916, Texas.1,2,3  

On Nov 25 1940 Cecil U. Henshaw enlisted in the U.S. Army Infantry National Guard.  He declared he had a grammar school education and was divorced, without dependents.  He was recorded as 67" tall, 125 lbs.3  

Cecil U. Henshaw died Feb 10 1953, Llano County, Texas; buried Five Mile Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.1,4,5  

Cecil's death was reported in the "Corpus Christi Times" (Corpus Christi, Texas) on Wednesday, February 11, 1953:5

Fort Hood Soldier
Drowns While Fishing

LLANO, Feb. 11. (AP) -- Cecil Henshaw, 36, a soldier stationed at Fort Hood, drowned yesterday in the Upper Inks Lake after the boat in which he was fishing overturned.  

Henshaw's wife and mother-in-law, both of Lampasas, managed to swim ashore, and a second man held onto the boat until rescuers could arrive.

(photo)Photo: Cecil Henshaw gravestone Five Mile Cemetery 6


Sources

  1. gravestone.
  2. 1930 census, Justice Precinct 7, Dallas County, Texas; roll T626-2322, ED 135, page 45B, line #51, dwelling #1010, family #1040.
  3. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. Corpus Christi Times, Feb 11 1953; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Photo courtesy of Allen Wheatley: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~t42cemeteries.


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