Harry Rawlings Henshaw

 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........ Harry Rawlings Henshaw (1907-1997)
           +Zelma Irene Peters (1912-2000)
 9.........  Harry Rawlings Henshaw, Jr. (1930-2007) 1,2,3
 9.........  Horace W. Henshaw  3
 9.........  Jerry L. Henshaw  3
 9.........  Shirley J. Henshaw  3
 9.........  Otis Edwin Henshaw (1932-2000) 1,2,3
 9.........  Doris Rebecca Henshaw (1934-) 2,3,4
 9.........  Richard L. Henshaw (c1937-) 2,3
 9.........  Lewis G. Henshaw (1939-) 2,3
 9.........  (infant daughter) Henshaw (1941-1941) 5
 9.........  Charles Gayle Henshaw (1943-2013) 3,6
Harry Rawlings Henshaw     [ID 07831] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Harry Rawlings Henshaw3,5 [Harry Ryland Henshaw1,7,8].

Born Oct 14 1907, Chesterfield County, Virginia.1,2,7,9  

He married Zelma Irene Peters1 [Irene Peters2,10].  Zelma, daughter of Frank Edward Peters & Dahlia Lillian Wheelhouse, was born Feb 5 1912, Virginia.2,9,10  

Harry and family were shown in the 1939 city directory of Petersburg, Virginia:11

Henshaw Harry R (Zelma I) pntr h403 Elm (B)
Henshaw John L (Ethel G) bus opr VaE&PCo r RD 4

Harry and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 12 1940), 402 Elm St. Burnside, Petersburg, Virginia:2

Henshaw, Harry R., head-of-household, age 32, born in Virginia; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; owned home ($750 value); occupation: painter, bldg. cons.; worked 26 weeks in 1939; $0 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Henshaw, Irene P., wife, age 28, born in Virginia; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.
Henshaw, Harry R., son, age 9, born in Virginia; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.
Henshaw, Otis E., son, age 8, born in Virginia; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.
Henshaw, Doris R., daughter, age 5, born in Virginia; On Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.
Henshaw, Richard L., son, age 3, born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Lewis G., son, age 10 months, born in Virginia.

In 1945 Harry was still living in Petersburg, Virginia.12  

Harry and family were shown in the 1948 city directory of Petersburg, Virginia:11

Henshaw Calvin L (Hazel A) mgr Camp Lee PX h114 Elm (K)
Henshaw Glenn (Elmer) pntr r715 High
Henshaw Harry R (Irene) emp Am Novelty Furn Co h403 Elm (B)
Harry and family were shown in the 1950 city directory of Petersburg, Virginia:11
Henshaw Calvin L (Hazel) atndt Camp Lee h114 Elm
Henshaw Elmer Mrs slswn West End Barbecue r715 High
Henshaw Glenn L (Elmer T) pntr L A Bowman r715 High
Henshaw Harry R (Zelma P) pntr h403 Elm
Henshaw Harry R jr emp Am Novelty Furn r403 Elm
Henshaw John L jr pntr L A Bowman r Matoaca Va
Harry and family were shown in the 1952 city directory of Petersburg, Virginia:11
Henshaw Calvin L (Hazel A) emp Ft Lee h114 Elm
Henshaw Elma T Mrs waitress West End Barbecue r715 High
Henshaw Glenn H (Elmer) pntr Leslie A Bowman r715 High
Henshaw Harry R (Zelma P) pntr h403 Elm
Henshaw John L jr pntr Leslie A Bowman r Matoaca Va
Henshaw Otis E lab r403 Elm

In 1997 Harry was still living in/near Petersburg, Virginia.9  

Harry Rawlings Henshaw died Dec 15 1997, buried Dec 18 1997, Ward A.P. Hill Section 24 Square 8 Mausoleum, Blandford Cemetery, 319 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia.5,9  

Zelma died Dec 18 2000, buried Ward A.P. Hill Section 24 Square 8 Mausoleum, Blandford Cemetery, 319 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia.5,9  

Social Security information for Harry Rawlings Henshaw: 223-22-4642

Social Security information for Zelma Irene Peters: 223-22-4834


Sources

  1. Contribution from Jane Bennett ().
  2. 1940 census, Petersburg, Virginia; roll T627-4316, ED 115-30, page 5B, line #65, household #94.
  3. Obituary of Harry Rawlings Henshaw, Jr..
  4. Doris Rebecca Henshaw marriage record.
  5. http://www.findagrave.com.
  6. Obituary of Charles Gayle Henshaw.
  7. Contribution from Charles Ruffin Henshaw Jr..
  8. George Henshaw obituary.
  9. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  10. Obituary of Ethel (Peters) Leath; "The Progress Index", Sep 21 2012:
    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/progress-index/obituary.aspx?pid=160006939.
  11. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Obituary of John Lee Henshaw, Sr..


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