1. Newton Hinshaw (c1833-1867) m Hannah Jane Fears (c1832-?) 2.. Thomas William Henshaw (1858-1926) m Hanah Olivar (1853-1927) 3... Grover Cleveland Henshaw (1890-1960) m Maude Mae (Walling) Murphy (1888-1968) 4.... Chester T. Henshaw (1916-1967) +Ruby Mae Ross (1916-) 5..... Raymond Floyd Henshaw (1935-) 5..... Georgie Mae Henshaw (1937-2006) 5..... Wilma Faye Henshaw (1939-) 5..... Carol Jean Henshaw (1942-) +Edna Louise Ward (1933-1962) 5..... Danny Joe Henshaw (1955-) 5..... Dorothy Jean Henshaw (1958-) 5..... Barbara Sue Henshaw (1959-) 5..... Chester T. Henshaw, Jr. (1960-)
|Chester T. Henshaw     [ID 06706]||Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view:|
Born Jul 7 1916, Kings Mill, Sharp County, Arkansas.177,a,b
During the 1920s Chester worked for the CCC (California Conservation Corps).177
He married Ruby Mae Ross, Jun 8 1936, Sharp County, Arkansas.177    Marriage license dated Jun 6 1936.c    Ruby was born Aug 25 1916, Arkansas.177
Chester and Ruby were divorced.    Ruby remarried to - Turner.177    Ruby died in 1964 in an auto accident in Colorado.177,d
He then married Edna Louise Ward, Jul 12 1954, Logan County, Arkansas.177    Edna, daughter of Hoarce Ward & Effie Jewell Swiney, was born Apr 1 1933, Farmersville, Texas.177
Edna was named after her aunt Edna Ward Kinney.177
Chester met Edna in a tuberculosis sanitarium where he spent 5 years.177
After being released from the sanitarium, they moved to Armuna, California.    They then moved to Louisiana due to California health laws.177
Edna died May 28 1962, E.A. Conway Hospital, Monroe, Louisiana; buried Dunn, Louisiana.177    Edna died from pneumonia.177
After Edna died, Chester was in bad health and couldn't care for small children, so his children were placed in foster care with Mr. & Mrs. Henry Lovie Laird of Pioneer, Louisiana, who raised the children to adulthood.e,f
Chester T. Henshaw died Feb 9 1967, Delhi, Louisiana; buried Dunn, Louisiana.177    Medical: Chester died from a heart attack.177
177. Family group sheets and descendent chart contributed by Dorothy Henshaw White ()
(a) 1920 census, Davidson Township, Sharp County, Arkansas; roll T625-83, ED 134, page 12A, line #1, dwelling #174, family #179.
(b) 1930 census, Maumelle Township, Craighead County, Arkansas; roll T626-70, ED 30, page 19A, line #11, dwelling #368, family #368.
(c) Arkansas Marriage Index, 1933-1939; http://www.ancestry.com.
(d) Contribution from Linda Louise Townson ().
(e) Contribution from Dorothy Henshaw White.
(f) Obituary of Lela Mae Laird; USGenWeb Archives, Louisiana.
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