William Thornton Henshaw

 1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?)
 2.. William Henshaw (1736-1799) m Agnes Ann Anderson (c1745-<1806)
 3... Levi Henshaw (1769-1843) m Ann McConnell (1778-1839)
 4.... Thornton Henshaw (1818-1888) m Susan Rawlings Snodgrass (1818-1892)
 5..... William Snodgrass Henshaw (1845-1886) m Nannie Bell Snodgrass (1846-?)
 6...... William Thornton Henshaw (1868-1948)
         +Georgia Ingraham Burns 
 7.......  William Thornton Henshaw, Jr.  1
 7.......  Laura Henshaw  1
William Thornton Henshaw     [ID 05289] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Mar 20 1868, Arden District, Berkeley County, West Virginia.1,2,3  

He married Georgia Ingraham Burns4,5 [Georgia Ingram Burns1,3], Mobile, Alabama4,5.  Georgia was born Mobile, Alabama.  

William graduated with a degree in medicine from the University of New York in 1889.  He served as a major in the Medical Corps during the Spanish-American War.  In 1921 he was appointed West Virginia State Health Commissioner, a position he held until he retired.1  

William Thornton Henshaw died 1948.1,3

(photo)Photo: William Thornton Henshaw birth record Berkeley County, West Virginia 2


Sources

  1. "History of Henshaws in Scotland, in England and in America to the Present Time", Edith Henshaw Kuntz, 1956; contributed by Don Henshaw.
  2. William Thornton Henshaw birth record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2680616&Type=Birth.
  3. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  4. "William & Mary Quarterly", Ser. 1, Vol. 14, No. 3 (Jan 1906),
    William & Mary College, pg 150-151.
  5. The WDC GenWeb Project: http://www.rootsweb.com/~deschart/z0000598.html.


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