Bernice Evelyn 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..... Bernice Evelyn Henshaw (1922-2003)
        +Ralph John McGrath (1919-)
        +Alvan J. Levine 
Bernice Evelyn Henshaw     [ID 18346] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Oct 28 1922, Raynham, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,5  

She married Ralph John McGrath, 1941, Brockton, Massachusetts.6  Ralph was born Dec 6 1919, Massachusetts.5  


Brian McGrath.
Duane McGrath.

She then married Alvan J. Levine.7,8  

Bernice Evelyn Henshaw died Jan 28 2003, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.3,4,7  

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

Mrs. Levine died unexpectedly Tuesday at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.  She was born in Raynham, daughter of the late Ernest and Edna (Murphy) Henshaw and was raised and educated in Whitman.  She was a graduate of Whitman High School.  Mrs. Levine had been a Brockton resident for the past 60 years.  For many years she worked in retail in Brockton and was a volunteer at Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center for 14 years.  She enjoyed time spent with her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Se was a longtime member of St. Paulís Episcopal Church.  

Survived by two sons Brian McGrath of Fryeburg, ME and Duane McGrath of Brockton, two daughters Sheri Balzarini of Bridgewater, Joy Pierce of Brockton, 10 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 2 sisters Phyllis Kendall of Brockton, Shirley DeCost of Easton and a niece Gail Kendall of Brockton.  

Wife of the late Alvan J. Levine and sister of the late Harold HenshawServices as above [sic]

Social Security information for Bernice Evelyn Henshaw: 024-12-7639


  1. Massachusetts, Birth Index, 1901-1960 and 1967-1970;
  2. 1930 census, Whitman, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; roll T626-941, ED 105, page 13B, line #86, dwelling #263, family #312.
  3. Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003;
  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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