Arthur "Sonny" Henshawe

 1. Thomas Henshaw (c1767-1866) m Mary Cole 
 2.. Samuel Henshaw (1805-1875) m Mary Ann Proctor (c1837-?)
 3... William Henry Henshaw (1859-1940) m Emma Elizabeth Newman (c1859-c1905)
 4.... William Arthur Henshaw (1880-1949) m Phoebe Betts (c1879-1964)
 5..... Arthur "Sonny" Henshawe (1914-2005)
        +Mary I. Poxon (1916-2000)
 6......  David A. Henshawe (1942-2004) 1
 6......  Carole A. Henshawe (1944-) 1,2
Arthur "Sonny" Henshawe     [ID 08026] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 23 1914, Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.3,4,5,6  

He married Mary I. Poxon.1  Mary was born Sep 24 1916.5  

In 1949 Arthur was living in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.7  

Mary died Mar 1 2000.5  

In 2002 Arthur was living in Florida.1  In 2005 Arthur was living in Port Charlotte, Charlotte County, Florida.5,6  

Arthur "Sonny" Henshawe died Feb 20 2005, Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte, Charlotte County, Florida; age 90.5,6  

Arthur's obituary was published in the "Sun-Herald" (Charlotte Harbor, Florida) on Tuesday, February 22, 2005:6

Arthur Henshawe

Arthur Henshawe, 90, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte.  

He was born April 23, 1914, in Wilkinsburg, Pa.  

Mr. Henshawe moved to the Port Charlotte area 22 years ago from Pittsburgh, Pa.  He worked as a storeroom supervisor.  He was of the Protestant faith.  

Mr. Henshawe is survived by his daughter, Carole A. (Thomas) Doherty of Port Charlotte; five grandchildren, including Mary (Dave) Harwood of Arcadia, Fla.; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at Roberson Funeral Home, 215 Mary St., Punta Gorda, Fla.  The Rev. Bob Carlson, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Port Charlotte.  

Arrangements are by Paul Schelm Funeral Home, Port Charlotte.

Social Security information for Arthur "Sonny" Henshawe: 200-12-0482

Social Security information for Mary I. Poxon: 206-01-5253


  1. Contribution from Terry Bortz.
  2. Obituary of Arthur Henshawe.
  3. 1920 census, 1st Ward, Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1530, ED 858, page 25B, line #96, dwelling #369, family #536.
  4. 1930 census, Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-1992, ED 863, page 14A, line #12, dwelling #224, family #342.
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. Obituary of Arthur Henshawe; the "Sun-Herald", Feb 22 2005:
  7. Contribution from Terry Bortz citing: obituary of William Arthur Henshawe.

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