Eugene Elmore 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..... James Newman Henshaw (1789-1875) m Mary Ann Hill (?-1827)
 6...... James Owen Henshaw (1827-1919) m Ann Elizabeth Early (1833-1898)
 7....... Aquilla Wade Henshaw (1865-1936) m Minnie Emiline Hitt (1870-1935)
 8........ Jesse Charles Henshaw (1902-1941) m Gladys Ridgley (1904-1944)
 9......... Eugene Elmore Henshaw (1926-2005)
            +Margaret Lorraine Jimney (1927-)
10..........  Eugene Elmore Henshaw, Jr. (1947-) 1,2,3
10..........  Sharon Lee Henshaw (1949-) 1,2,3
10..........  Debra Ann Henshaw (1955-) 1,2,3
            +Waneen Wall (1938-2013)
10..........  Tracy Owen Henshaw (1960-) 1,2,3
10..........  Margaret Lynn Henshaw (1962-) 1,2,3
10..........  Mark Henry Henshaw (1963-) 1,2,3
10..........  Carla Waneen Henshaw (1965-) 1,2,3
10..........  Kerri Michele Henshaw (1966-) 1,2,3
10..........  Laura Lee Henshaw (1968-) 1,2,3
10..........  Becky Jean Henshaw (1970-) 1,2,3
Eugene Elmore Henshaw     [ID 05101] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jul 16 1926, Bradbury Heights, Prince George's County, Maryland.1,4,5,6,7,8  

He married Margaret Lorraine Jimney, Aug 3 1946, Bradbury Heights, Prince George's County, Maryland.1,8  Margaret, daughter of Richard A. Jimney & Mamie Hawes, was born Jul 21 1927, Washington, D.C.1  

Eugene and Margaret were divorced.1  

He then married Waneen Wall1,4 [Shirley Waneen Wall8,9], Dec 6 19591,4, Cheverly, Prince George's County, Maryland1,4.  Waneen, daughter of Howard Edward Wall & Margaret Gertrude Males, was born Oct 17 1938, Washington, D.C.1,7,8,9,10  (Parents Howard E. Wall, Sr. born Oct 16 1909 - died Jan 8 1998; Margaret Gertrude Males born Apr 23 1918 - died Apr 23 1969).9  

In 1994 Eugene was living in/near Venice, Florida.11  

In 2000-2005 Eugene was living in North Port, Sarasota County, Florida.4,5,12,13  

Eugene Elmore Henshaw died Jan 31 2005, Charlotte Regional Medical Center, Punta Gorda, Charlotte County, Florida; buried Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Avenue, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida.1,4,5,13  

Eugene's death was noted in the "Sun-Herald" (North Port, Florida) on Friday, February 4, 2005:13

Eugene E. Henshaw Sr.  

Eugene E. "Gene" Henshaw Sr., 78, of North Port, Fla., died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at Charlotte Regional Medical Center in Punta Gorda, Fla.  Arrangements are by James A. McKee Funeral Homes, North Port.

Eugene's obituary was published in the "Herald-Tribune" (Sarasota, Florida) on Sunday, February 6, 2005:4

Eugene E. Henshaw Sr.  

Eugene E. Henshaw Sr., 78, North Port, died Jan. 31, 2005.  

He was born July 16, 1926, in Bradbury Heights, Md., and came to North Port 27 years ago from Maryland.  He was a bridge tender for Sarasota County and served in the Marines from 1942 to 1945.  He was a member of American Legion Post 254 and South Biscayne Baptist Church, both in North Port, and Masonic Camp Springs Lodge 229 in Maryland.  

Survivors include his wife, Waneen; daughters Sharon Queisser of Bradenton, Debra Lawrence of Abington, Md., Lynn Beck of Lake Worth, Carla Giampaglia of Mahwah, N.J., Kerri Davis of Englewood, Laura Chimento and Becky Shasteen, both of Port Charlotte; sons Eugene Jr. of Sarasota, Tracey [sic] of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Mark of Lake Worth; 30 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  

Services were Friday at South Biscayne Baptist Church.  Burial will be Monday in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell.  

Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, Attn: Memorials, P.O. Box 21475, St. Petersburg, FL 33742.

Waneen died Feb 12 2013, Sarasota County, Florida; buried Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Avenue, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida.7,10,14  

Waneen's obituary was published in the "North Port Sun" (North Port, Florida) on February 13, 2013:7,10,14

Shirley Waneen Henshaw, 74, of North Port, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.  

She was born Oct. 17, 1938, in Washington, D.C., to Howard and Margaret Wall.  

Shirley is survived by her children, Tracy (Audrey) Henshaw, Lynn Beck, Mark (Theresa) Henshaw, Carla Giampaglia, Kerri (Allan) Davis, Laura Chimento and Becky Shasteen; stepchildren, Eugene Elmore Henshaw Jr., Sharon (Chuck) Queisser and Debra (Don) McShirley; 29 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Howard Wall Jr., Charles Wall, Sonia Wiltcher, Fredrick Wall and Curtis Wall.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Elmore Henshaw Sr.; and brother, David Wall.  

Visitation will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at McKee Funeral Home, 14538 Tamiami Trail, North Port.  Burial will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.  For online condolences, please visit

Arrangements are by McKee Funeral Home Cremation Centers of America.

(photo)Photo: Eugene Elmore Henshaw & Shirley Waneen Wall 8

(photo)Photo: Shirley Waneen Wall 14

(photo)Photo: Shirley Waneen Wall 14

(photo)Photo: Shirley Waneen Wall 14

(photo)Photo: Eugene Elmore Henshaw gravestone 8

Social Security information for Eugene Elmore Henshaw: 579-24-9732


  1. Contribution from Debra Henshaw Lawrence.
  2. Obituary of Shirley Waneen Wall.
  3. Obituary of Eugene Elmore Henshaw, Sr..
  4. Obituary of Eugene E. Henshaw Sr.; the "Herald-Tribune", Feb 6 2005:
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. U.S. Public Records Index;
  8. Ancestry Family Tree data "Henshaw/Hinshaw Family Tree" posted by "Carlagiampaglia" (Carla Waneen Henshaw).
  9. Contribution from S. Waneen Henshaw.
  10. Obituary of Shirley Waneen Henshaw; "North Port Sun", Feb 13 2012:
  11. 1994 Phone and Address Directory;
  12. 2000 Phone and Address Directory;
  13. Death notice for Eugene E. Henshaw Sr.; the "Sun-Herald", Feb 4 2005:
  14. Obituary of Shirley Waneen Henshaw; McKee Funeral Home:

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