Frederic Calvin 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.... James Lawrence Henshaw (1808-1888) m Louisa Clay Beall (1818-1862)
 5..... Albert Lawrence Henshaw (1843-1931) m Sophia Craig Rohrer (1853-1945)
 6...... Frederic Calvin Henshaw (1887-1969) m Caroline Reid Thompson (1886-?)
 7....... Frederic Calvin Henshaw (1918-1999)
          +Edna Mae Williams (1921-2013)
 8........  Frederic Calvin Henshaw (1946-) 1,2,3,4
 8........  Judith Lynn Henshaw (1954-) 1,2,3,4,5
          +Bonnie Carolyne - (1921-1998)
 8........  Anthony G. Henshaw  2,4,5,6
 8........  Linda Henshaw  1,2,5
 8........  Cynthia Henshaw  1,2,5
Frederic Calvin Henshaw     [ID 05453] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Frederic Calvin Henshaw1,7,8 [Calvin Henshaw1].

Born Mar 13 1918, St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.1,2,7,9,10,11  

Frederic attended Emerson Elementary School in Phoenix.  He graduated from Phoenix Union High School and then attended Phoenix College.  He then transfered to Arizona State Teachers College to complete his degree.2  

Calvin enlisted in the army early in WWII and was based at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Communications Division.1  He was discharged with the rank of Lt. Colonel.10  

He married Edna Mae Williams.1,2  Edna was born Sep 8 1921.12  

Frederic and Edna Mae apparently divorced.12  

Edna died Feb 22 2013, buried Greenwood Memory Lawn, 719 N. 27th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona.12  Edna Mae's obituary was published in "The Arizona Republic" (Phoenix, Arizona) on February 25, 2013:12

Henshaw, Edna Mae (Williams)
Phoenix native born 9-8-1921 went to be with the Lord on 2-22-2013.  She graduated from Creighton Elementary School, Phoenix Union High School (1939) and retired from Prudential Life Insurance.  She is survived by her son, Fred Henshaw, daughter, Judy Carroll and grandson, Douglas Carroll, and 2 nieces, 4 nephews and their families.  Edna Mae will meet again in heaven her sisters, Patsy Dudding, Pauline McLendon, and Gertrude Williams.  Graveside service will be held Tuesday, February 26th at 10:30 a.m. at Greenwood Memory Lawn 719 N. 27th Avenue Phoenix, AZ.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Valley Bible Church 1801 E. Osborn Phoenix, AZ 85016 or Hospice of the Valley 1510 E. Flower St. Phoenix, AZ 85014.

He then married Bonnie Carolyne -, about 1962.2,13  Bonnie was born Jan 23 1921.9,10  

Bonnie had been a corporal in the U.S. Army.10  

In 1998 Frederic & Bonnie were living in Phoenix, Arizona.9  

Bonnie died May 19 1998, buried plot 46, National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona.2,9,10  

Frederic Calvin Henshaw died Mar 24 1999, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona; buried plot 46, National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona.5,8,9,10,13  

The following obituary appeared in the "Arizona Republic" on Mar 28 1999:13

HENSHAW, Frederic Calvin, Jr, born March 13, 1918 in Phoenix, Arizona, died March 24, 1999 in Phoenix.  Preceded in death by Bonnie, his beloved wife of 37 years and Al, Sr, his brother, father of Anthony (Tony) of Phoenix, Frederic C. III of Phoenix, Judith L. Carrol of Tucson, Linda (Godeaux) Dunning of Springville, TN and Cynthia (Beth) Ball of Anniston, AL.  He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.  Cal was a 3rd generation native of Phoenix for 81 years.  During this time he was the State President of the Reserve Officers Organization, Secretary-Treasurer of the Arizona Central Credit Union League, Assistant Treasurer of Salt River Project and a member of various local and national organizations.  Cal was a WWII veteran where he served as a 2nd lieutenant and was retired from the military reserve as a Lt. Col.  He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend and a joy to us all.  Although he will always remain in our hearts, our lives will never be as complete.  We love you and miss you.

Another obituary appeared in the "Arizona Republic" on Mar 29 1999:5

Frederic Calvin Henshaw, 81, of Phoenix, a retired assistant treasurer at Salt River Project, died March 24, 1999.  He was born in Phoenix and was a World War II Army veteran.  He was also a member of the Elks Club.  Survivors include his daughters, Judith L. Carroll, Linda Godeaux Dunning and Cynthia Godeaux Ball; sons, Anthony G. and Frederic C. III; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  Services: noon Tuesday, Hansen Chapel, 8314 N. Seventh St., Phoenix, with visitation an hour before services.  Contributions: Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014.

Social Security information for Frederic Calvin Henshaw: 527-05-1163

Social Security information for Bonnie Carolyne -: 498-16-4575


  1. "Henshaw Family Chronicles", a family history and collection of memorabilia by Caroline May Henshaw, 1995. Contributed by Kristen R. Wagner-Henshaw ().
  2. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  3. Obituary of Edna Mae Williams.
  4. Affidavit of the death of Frederic Calvin Henshaw, Jr.; Maricopa County Recorder:
  5. Arizona Republic (Phoenix), Obituaries, 1998-1999; Ancestry, Inc.
  6. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw citing:
    Obituary of Frederic Calvin Henshaw.
  7. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  8. Affidavit of the death of Frederic Calvin Henshaw, Jr.; Maricopa County Recorder:
  9. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  10. - National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona:
  11. Birth certificate of Frederic Calvin Henshaw Jr.;
    State of Arizona, Department of Health Services:
  12. Obituary of Edna Mae (Williams) Henshaw; "The Arizona Republic", Feb 25 2013:
  13. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw citing:
    Obituary of Frederic Calvin Henshaw, "Arizona Republic", Mar 28 1999.

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