Phyllis Edna Henshaw

 1. Ebenezer Henshaw  m Minerva Williams (c1792-?)
 2.. Oliver Howard Henshaw (1827-1905) m Mary Jane Bellows (1838-1923)
 3... William Elton Henshaw (1859-1926) m Sarah Ellen "Nellie" Millerd (1873-1964)
 4.... Ernest Harold Henshaw (1897-1927) m Anna Edna Murphy (1900-1988)
 5..... Phyllis Edna Henshaw (1918-2011)
        +Kenneth Earle Kendall (1917-2007)
Phyllis Edna Henshaw     [ID 18344] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Mar 18 1918, Raynham, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,5  

She married Kenneth Earle Kendall, 1938, Whitman, Massachusetts.3,6  (Rockland, Massachusetts).6  Kenneth, son of Harold Kendall & Muriel Beal, was born Mar 24 1917, Rockland, Massachusetts.4,7  


Gail Kendall. 3,8

Kenneth died Jan 11 2007, Brockton Hospital, Brockton, Massachusetts.4,7  

Kenneth's obituary was published by Conley Funeral & Cremation Service:7

Kenneth E. Kendall of Brockton died Thursday at Brockton Hospital after a period of failing health.  Born and raised in Rockland, he was a son of the late Harold and Muriel (Beal) Kendall and was a graduate of Rockland High School.  Mr. Kendall had been in the banking business for many years as Assistant Vice President of the National Bank of Plymouth County and manager of their Hingham office.  He was also Vice President of Merchants Savings Bank of Manchester, New Hampshire and retired as Assistant Vice President of the loan department at the Abington National Bank retiring in 1992.  

He enjoyed playing the piano and accordion and was a member of the John Cutler Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Abington for 49 years.  

He is survived by his wife Phyllis (Henshaw) Kendall, a daughter Gail S. Kendall, two nieces Joy Pierce of Brockton and Sheri Balzarini of Bridgewater and two nephews Duane McGrath of Brockton and Brian McGrath of Maine.  He was the brother of the late Harold Kendall, Norma Lawson and Doris Cote.

Phyllis Edna Henshaw died Oct 21 2011, Baypointe Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, Brockton, Massachusetts.3,4,5  

Phyllis' obituary was published in "The Enterprise" (Brockton, Massachusetts) on October 22, 2011:3

Phyllis E. (Henshaw) Kendall of Brockton died Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Baypointe Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center after a period of failing health.  She was the wife of the late Kenneth E. Kendall.  Phyllis was born in Raynham and raised in Whitman, a daughter of the late Ernest and Edna (Murphy) Henshaw, and was a graduate of Whitman High School.  Phyllis was a homemaker devoted to her home and family.  She was passionate about fashion and felt her appearance was important.  She is survived by her daughter, Gail Kendall of Brockton, with whom she made her home.  She was the sister of Shirley DeCost of South Easton and the late Bernice Levine and Harold Henshaw.  She leaves two nieces, Joy Pierce of Brockton, Sheri Balzarini of Bridgewater; and two nephews, Duane McGrath of Brockton and Brian McGrath of Fryeburg, Maine.  Visiting hours will be held in the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont St. (Rte. 123), Brockton, Sunday 2-5 p.m.  Funeral services will be private.  For condolences and directions, please visit


  1. 1920 census, Raynham, Bristol County, Massachusetts; roll T625-687, ED 172, page 12B, line #94, dwelling #272, family #277.
  2. 1930 census, Whitman, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; roll T626-941, ED 105, page 13B, line #86, dwelling #263, family #312.
  3. Obituary of Phyllis E. (Henshaw) Kendall; "The Enterprise", Oct 22 2011;
    United States Obituary Collection;
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  5. Ancestry Family Tree data "Davidson Family Tree" posted by "shaman91740".
  6. Massachusetts, Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970;
  8. Shirley R. Henshaw obituary.

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