Arvel Lee Henshaw

 1. William Henshall  m Margerie Gyll 
 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-c1631) m - Kendrick 
 3... John Henshall (1611-c1687) m Elizabeth - 
 4.... William Hinshaw (?-1699) m Elizabeth - 
 5..... Thomas Hinshaw (c1680-?) m Mary Marshall (c1685-?)
 6...... Jacob Hinshaw (1710-1796) m Rebecca Mackey (c1716-1796)
 7....... Thomas Hinshaw (c1749-1825) m Hannah Seasfield (c1745-1835)
 8........ William Hinshaw (c1772-?) m Jane Hamm 
 9......... Thomas Hinshaw (1797-1869) m Elizabeth - (1809-1849)
10.......... George Washington Hinshaw (1822-1907) m Elizabeth Jane Robertson (1824-1893)
11........... Thomas Benton Hinshaw (1854-1939) m Eliza California Prince (1860-1926)
12............ John Henry Hinshaw (1887-1918) m Dottie Elizabeth Oaks (1893-1941)
13............. Arvel Lee Henshaw (1911-2007)
                +Myrtle Ella McClenahan (1915-1993)
14..............  Laverene E. Henshaw (1932-) 1,2
14..............  Erma Lois Henshaw (1934-1996) 1,2
14..............  Harlon Lee Henshaw (1940-1990) 1,2
Arvel Lee Henshaw     [ID 06554] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 3 1911, Friendship, Hot Spring County, Arkansas.1,3,4,5,6  

He married Myrtle Ella McClenahan, Jan 3 1931, New DeRoche, Hot Spring County, Arkansas.1,6  Myrtle, daughter of Elias C. McClenahan & Mary Jane Prince, was born Mar 4 1915, New DeRoche, Hot Spring County, Arkansas.2,4,6  

Myrtle died Aug 30 1993, New DeRoche, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; buried Prairie Bayou Cemetery, DeRoche, Hot Spring County, Arkansas.2,4,6  

In 1998 Arvel was living in Donaldson, Arkansas.1  

Arvel Lee Henshaw died Mar 25 2007, Malvern, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; age 95.1,4,5,6  

Arvel's obituary was published in the "Malvern Daily Record" (Malvern, Arkansas) on Wednesday, March 28, 2007:5

Arvel L. Henshaw

Arvel L. Henshaw, 95, of New DeRoche, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2007 in a local Malvern hospital.  He was born April 3, 1911, in Friendship, Arkansas to John H. Henshaw and Elizabeth Oaks Henshaw.  He was a member of Prairie Bayou Church of Christ.  He owned his own dairy farm.  Some of his favorite pastimes were gardening, spending time with family and attending gospel singings.  He was a bass singer.  He is survived by one daughter, Laverne Hughes and husband, Clinton of New DeRoche, Ark.; one brother-in-law, Arthur Magby of Hot Springs, Ark., four sisters-in-law, Amanda Hardin of New DeRoche, Ark., Helen Channell of Poyen, Ark., June McClenahan of Lono, Ark., and Lois Beason of Hot Springs, Ark.; nine grandchildren, Sharon Smith and husband, Don, Alan Cansler and wife, Mary, Mike Cansler and wife, Pam, Karen Hughes, Teresa Matthews and husband, David, Diane Gardner and husband, Kiah, Terry Henshaw and wife, Lisa, Ricky Henshaw and Sheri Parish and husband, Darren; 14 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Henshaw, one son, Harlon Henshaw, one daughter, Erma Burris, two great-grandchildren, Krista Ritter and Crystal Cansler, one great-great-grandson, Justin Rivers Matthews, two brothers, Marvin Henshaw and Ralph Beason, and two sisters, Hattie Henderson and Eunith Magby.  Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2007, at Prairie Bayou Church of Christ.  Visitation will be held 6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.  Interment will be in Prairie Bayou Cemetery.  Pallbearers are Jim McMahan, Kiah Gardner, Darren Parish, Gerald Bunn, Wayne Ritter, and Darrell Henshaw.  Honorary Pallbearers are Dr. Bruce Burton and his caregivers, Sandy, Shelia and Lori.  Arrangements are under the direction of Atkinson Funeral Home of Malvern, Ark.  (501) 332-2711.

(photo)Photo: Arvel Lee Henshaw & Myrtle Ella McClenahan gravestone Prairie Bayou Cemetery 6

Social Security information for Arvel Lee Henshaw: 431-34-0556

Social Security information for Myrtle Ella McClenahan: 430-78-2933


  1. Contribution from Terry Henshaw.
  2. Genealogy data (Henall.FTW) by George Frederick Langley, Jr..
  3. 1920 census, De Roche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; roll T625-63, page 3B, line #82, dwelling #60, family #64.
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  5. Obituary of Arvel L. Henshaw; "Malvern Daily Record", Mar 28 2007;
    "Obituary Collection",

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