Owen Carnegie Henshaw

 1. Samuel Henshaw (c1661-c1719) m Keziah Pell (c1670->1721)
 2.. Samuel Henshaw (?-c1758) m Martha Noell (c1689-?)
 3... Samuel Henshaw (1715-1788) m Martha Briggs 
 4.... John Henshaw (1762-1804) m Patty Newman (1757-1805)
 5..... Samuel Henshaw (1782-1848) m Frances Morton Terrill (c1793-?)
 6...... George T. Henshaw (c1810-1876) m Martha H. Davis (c1816-?)
 7....... Samuel B. Henshaw (c1851-?) m Mary L. Kennedy (1870-?)
 8........ Owen Carnegie Henshaw (1910-1989)
           +Margaret Gertrude Sheler (1921-2012)
 9.........  John Edward Henshaw (?-<2006) 1,2
 9.........  Owen Carnegie Henshaw, Jr. (1940-) 1,2
 9.........  Floyd Harry Henshaw (1943-) 1,2
 9.........  Bernard Franklin Henshaw (1946-) 1,2,3
 9.........  Douglas Lee Henshaw (1956-2006) 1,2
Owen Carnegie Henshaw     [ID 15814] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 19 1910, Greene County, Virginia.4,5,6,7,8  

He married Margaret Gertrude Sheler, Dec 19 1938, Greene County, Virginia.1,8  Margaret, daughter of Robert Frank Sheler & Eula Lee Deane, was born Aug 2 1921, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia.7,9,10,11,12  (Aug - 1919).13  

Owen and Margaret were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 19-20 1940), Route 619, Ruckersville District, Greene County, Virginia:6

Henshaw, Owen, head-of-household, age 30, born in Virginia; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; rented farm ($3/month rent); occupation: farmer, on farm; worked 50 weeks in 1939; $0 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Henshaw, Margaret, wife, age 20, born in Virginia; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Living next door (or on the same farm) in 1940 was brother Samuel.14  

In 1989 Owen was living in Heritage Hall Nursing Home, near Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia.7,15  

Owen Carnegie Henshaw died Feb 21 1989, buried Plot 167-A-3, Holly Memorial Gardens, Hollymead, Albemarle County, Virginia.7,9  

Margaret died Feb 4 2012, Evergreen Nursing Care Center, Stanardsville, Greene County, VVirginia; age 90.7,9,10,11  

Margaret's obituary was published in "The Daily Progress" (Charlottesville, Virginia) on February 6-7, 2012,10 and in the "Green News" (Greene County, Virginia) on February 9. 2012:11

Margaret Sheler Henshaw, 90, of Stanardsville, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 4, 2012, at Evergreen Nursing Care Center.  Margaret was born August 2, 1921, in Stanardsville, daughter of the late Frank and Eula Deane Sheler.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Owen C. Henshaw Sr.; two sons, John Henshaw and Douglas Henshaw; seven brothers, Blatzer, Thomas, Harry, Ralph, Lloyd, Elwood and Wallace Sheler.  She is survived by three sons, Owen Jr. and his wife, Shirley, Bernard and his wife, Paula, all of Stanardsville, and Floyd Henshaw of Louisa; 21 grandchildren, Debby, Gary, Lisa, Julie, Tammy, John Jr., Steve, Wanda, Kathy, Frankie, Jackie, Margaret, Rebecca, Johna, Christy, Ashley, Emily, David, Katlyn, Audrey and Brittney; 21 great- grandchildren; six great- great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends that she loved as her own.  Margaret was a loving and caring person who can now rest in the arms of her Lord and Savior.  The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2012, at the Ryan Funeral Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville.  A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, February 9, 2012, at the Ryan Funeral Home with Robert "Bob" Akers and Daniel Strogis officiating.  Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens.  Pallbearers for the service will be Barry Racer, Brandon Racer, Matthew Herring, Miles Herring, Austin Henshaw and David Henshaw.  An online guestbook is available at www.ryanfuneral.com.  Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of arrangements.

Social Security information for Owen Carnegie Henshaw: 228-44-4005


  1. Obituary of Douglas Lee Henshaw.
  2. Obituary of Margaret Sheler.
  3. Contribution from Kathryn Bernice Henshaw-Collier.
  4. 1920 census, Ruckersville District, Greene County, Virginia; roll T625-1892, ED 53, page 1A, line #43, dwelling #12, family #12.
  5. 1930 census, Ruckersville District, Greene County, Virginia; roll T626-2445, ED 3, page 1B, line #61, dwelling #16, family #16.
  6. 1940 census, Ruckersville District, Greene County, Virginia; roll T627-4266, ED 40-4, page 9A, line #25, household #148.
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  8. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com.
  10. Obituary of Margaret Sheler Henshaw; "The Daily Progress", Feb 6-7 2012:
  11. Obituary of Margaret Sheler Henshaw; "Greene News", Feb 9 2012:
  12. Ancestry Family Tree data "ramsey Family Tree" posted by "KWoodson6965".
  13. 1920 census, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia; roll T625-1892, ED 56, page 9B, line #72, dwelling #173, family #173.
  14. 1940 census, Ruckersville District, Greene County, Virginia; roll T627-4266, ED 40-4, page 9A, line #27, household #149.
  15. Contribution from Kathryn Bernice Henshaw.

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