Claude Veron Henshaw

 1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?)
 2.. William Henshaw (1736-1799) m Agnes Ann Anderson (c1745-<1806)
 3... Adam Stephen Henshaw (1772-?) m Margaret McKenny 
 4.... James D. Henshaw (1813-<1880) m Martha Delaney (c1827-1857)
 5..... John Thomas Henshaw (1855-1900) m Alodia Bell Dodge (1859-1913)
 6...... William Davis Henshaw (1886-1963) m Ruby Ray Hall (1883-1920)
 7....... Claude Veron Henshaw (1918-2005)
          +Alvatine McKendree 
 8........  Sibyl Henshaw (1940-2007) 1,2,3
          +Agnus Maebelle Courtney (1922-1996)
 8........  Wayne Henshaw (1943-) 1,3
 8........  Donnie R. Henshaw (1946-1964) 1,3
 8........  Larry G. Henshaw (1949-) 1,3
 8........  Ruby L. Henshaw (1951-) 1,3
 8........  Earl R. Henshaw (1955-) 1,3
 8........  Ricky R. Henshaw (1957-) 1,3
 8........  Brenda J. Henshaw (1961-) 1,3
          +Marie V. Hobbs (c1938-)
Claude Veron Henshaw     [ID 07928] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 14 1918, Union County, Kentucky.3,4,5,6  

He married Alvatine McKendree.2  

On Jan 27 1942 at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, Claude V. Henshaw, born 1918, enlisted as a private in the U.S. military ("branch immaterial") for the duration of the war.  He declared he had a grammar school education, was married, and his civil occupation was automobile serviceman.  He was recorded as 69 inches tall, 155 lbs.7  

Claude and Alvatine were apparently divorced.  Alvatine remarried to a -- Thomas and had a son Tommie/Tommy W. Thomas, Feb 18 1955.3,8  

He then married Agnus Maebelle Courtney3,9 [Maebelle Henshaw10,11,12].  Agnus was born May 7 1922.4,11  

Agnus died Oct 7 1996, Henderson, Kentucky; age 74.11,12  

He then married Marie V. Hobbs, Aug 30 1998, Henderson County, Kentucky.10,13  Marie was born about 1938.13  

In 1999-2005 Claude was living in Henderson, Kentucky.14,15  

Claude Veron Henshaw died Nov 19 2005, Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana; buried Fairmont Cemetery.10  

Claude's obituary was published in "The Gleaner" (Henderson, Kentucky) on November 20 and 22, 2005,10,16 and in "The Union County Advocate" (Morganfield, Union County, Kentucky) on Nov 23 2005:17

Claude Henshaw

Claude Henshaw, 87, Henderson, died at 6:55 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.  

He was a retired farmer and was a member of Geneva Baptist Church.  

He was preceeded in death by his first wife, Maebelle Henshaw, and by one son, Donnie Henshaw.  

Survivors include his wife, Marie Henshaw; three daughters, Brenda Wethington and Sylvia [sic] Rice, both of Henderson, and Ruby Eikermann of Robards; four sons, Wayne Henshaw and Larry Henshaw, both of Henderson, Earl Henshaw of Smith Mills and Ricky Henshaw of Dade City, Fla.; one step-daughter, Brenda Dossett of Henderson; three step-sons, David Lewis Hobbs of Henderson, and William Paul Hobbs and Michael Alan Hobbs, both of Madisonville; three sisters, Lodie Butts and Martha Smith, both of Sturgis, and Thelma Ware of Detroit, Mich.; one brother, J.T. Henshaw of Louisville; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.  

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Geneva Baptist Church.  The Rev. Kenny Foster will officiate. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.  

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home and from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the church.  

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Geneva Baptist Church.

Claude's funeral was announced in "The Gleaner" (Henderson, Kentucky) on November 23, 2005:18,19

Claude Henshaw

Services for Claude Henshaw, 87, Henderson, who died Saturday, will be at 10 a.m. today at Geneva Baptist Church.  The Rev. Kenny Foster will officiate.  Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.  

Friends may call from 9 a.m. until service time today at the church.  

Benton-Glunt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Henshaw, Bryan Henshaw, Brad Henshaw, Michael Willett, Jason Henshaw and Nathan Henshaw.  Honorary pallbearers will be Betty Sue Morphett, Becky Morphett, Angie Graham, John Eric Henshaw, Nicholas Wethington and James Thomas Henshaw.

Social Security information for Agnus Maebelle Courtney: 400-82-5945


  1. Obituary of Claude Henshaw.
  2. Contribution from Cindy Henshaw.
  3. Kentucky Birth Index, 1911-1999;
  4. U.S. Public Records Index;
  5. 1920 census, Caseyville Township, Union County, Kentucky; roll T625-600, ED 128, page 6B, line #72, dwelling #16, family #16.
  6. 1930 census, Raleigh Magisterial District, Union County, Kentucky; roll T626-779, ED 5, page 5B, line #60, dwelling #100, family #100.
  7. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946;
  8. Obituary of Sibyl Henshaw.
  9. Posting Mar 26 2004 by Cindy Henshaw to the Henshaw message board:
  10. Obituary of Claude Henshaw; "The Gleaner", Nov 22 2005;
  11. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  12. Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000;
  13. Kentucky Marriage Index, 1973-1999;
  14. Contribution from John Thomas Henshaw.
  15. U.S. Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002;
  18. Funeral notice for Claude Henshaw; "The Gleaner", Nov 23 2005;

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