1. Samuel Henshaw (c1661-c1719) m Keziah Pell (c1670->1721) 2.. Samuel Henshaw (?-c1758) m Martha Noell (c1689-?) 3... John Henshaw (c1728-1790) m Rachel Lee Boulware (c1730-1794) 4.... Charles Lee Henshaw (c1776-1829) m Elizabeth Gatewood (c1770-1826) 5..... George W. Henshaw (c1808-<1850) m Susan S. Chenault (c1815-?) 6...... Eugene Henshaw (1832-1915) m Willie Ann Saunders (c1832-1878) 7....... John Rawling Henshaw (1867-1954) m Ida Lee Boueware (1870-1929) 8........ John Lee Henshaw (1897-1945) +Ethel Gertrude Maile (1899-1966) 9......... Calvin Lee Henshaw (1919-1993) 1,2,3,4,5 9......... Louise Henshaw 3 9......... Dorothy May Henshaw (c1922-) 2,3,4,5 9......... John Lee Henshaw, Jr. (1923-1996) 2,3,4,5 9......... Glenn Howard Henshaw (1925-2014) 2,3,4,5 9......... (infant daughter) Henshaw (1925-1925) 3,6 9......... Deliela E. Henshaw (1929-1993) 2,3,4,5,7 9......... Robert Clarence Henshaw (c1931-) 3,4,5 9......... Franklin Delano Henshaw (1933-2010) 3,4,5 9......... Eleanor Gertrude Henshaw (c1939-) 3,4,5,7
|John Lee Henshaw [ID 07826]||Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view:|
Born Aug 11 1897, Chesterfield County, Virginia.1,2,8,9 (Aug 11 1898).3,6,10,11
He married Ethel Gertrude Maile2,3,12 [Gertrude Maile1], 19162,3,12, Petersburg, Virginia2,3,12. Ethel, daughter of John Maile & Martha Ann Richardson, was born Feb 14 1899, Virginia.1,2,11,13,14,15,16
On Aug 24 1918 John Henshaw, age 21, registered for the World War I draft in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. He declared he was born Aug 11 1897 in Chesterfield County, Virginia, and he was then residing in Dinwiddie County, Virginia where he was self-employed. He declared his father was born in King & Queen County, Virginia, and his nearest relative was John Henshaw of Dinwiddie County. He was recorded as medium height, slender, brown eyes, brown hair.9
John and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 14 1920), 1343 Shepard Street, Petersburg, Virginia:1
John and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930), 1157 Shepard Street, Petersburg, Virginia:2
John and family were shown in the 1939 city directory of Petersburg, Virginia:17
John and family were shown in the 1940 census (May 1 1940), Namozine Magisterial District, Dinwiddie County, Virginia:5
John Lee Henshaw died Apr 10 1945, at his home, DuPuy Road, Dinwiddie County, Virginia; buried Blandford Cemetery, 319 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia.3,6,10,11,18
John's obituary was published in the "Petersburg Progress-Index" (Petersburg, Virginia) on Wednesday, April 11, 1945:18
John Lee Henshaw, 46, died last night at 10:50 o'clock at his home, DuPuy Road, Dinwiddie County, near the city limits, following a long illness.
Mr. Henshaw was a son of John R. Henshaw and the late Ida L. Bowler Henshaw. He was a native of Chesterfield County but for many years had resided in and near this city and was connected with the Virginia Electric & Power Company.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ethel Gertrude Henshaw, and the following children: Calvin L. Henshaw, of the Army, in France; Mrs. Dorothy May McCullough and John L. Henshaw, Jr. of this city; Glenn Howard Henshaw, of the Navy in foreign service; Miss Elizabeth D. Henshaw, Robert Clarence Henshaw, Franklin Delano Henshaw and Eleanor Gertrude Henshaw, of this city; father, John R. Henshaw, of Dinwiddie County and the following brothers and sisters; Mrs. Olive Edna Dunnavant, of this city; Mrs. Mary Lou Webster of Colonial Heights; George Henshaw, of this city; Mark L. Henshaw, of this city; Mrs. Alice Foster, of New York; Harry Ryland Henshaw and William Thomas Henshaw of this city.
Funeral arrangements have not been completed but the services will probably be held Friday afternoon.
Ethel died Oct 23 1966, buried Blandford Cemetery, 319 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia.6,11,19
Ethel's funeral was announced in the "Petersburg Progress-Index" (Petersburg, Virginia) on Tuesday, October 25, 1966:19
PETERSBURG -- Funeral Services for Mrs. Ethel Gertrude Henshaw widow of John L. Henshaw, Sr. of Dupuy Road, whose death occurred Sunday, will be conducted today at 3:00 p.m. in West End Baptist Church with the pastor, the Rev. Ealle R. Phillips, officiating.
The following will serve as pallbearers: honorary - Henry Whitley, Roy Wynn, Edward J. Harvanek, John Myrick, Raymond Spain, James Deadmon, and Clifford Perkinson: active - Frances Fenderson, Henry F. Smith, Morris Butler, Herbert Wilkinson, Jimmie Simmons, and Robert Morris. Burial will be in Blandford Cemetery.
Photo: John Lee Henshaw World War I draft registration 9
Photo: John Lee Henshaw gravestone Blandford Cemetery 6
Photo: Ethel Gertrude Maile gravestone Blandford Cemetery 6
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