Wilfred John Hanshaw

 1. William H. Henshaw  m Anne M. Long (c1817-1869)
 2.. John Ainsley Henshaw (1840-1926) m Phoebe Agusta Graham (1852-1918)
 3... William Howatte Hanshaw (1880-1961) m Mildred Ora Franklin (1891-1950)
 4.... Wilfred John Hanshaw (1918-1985)
       +Eileen Margaret Mainprize (1924-2004)
 5.....  Gordon Wilfred Hanshaw (1946-2007) 1,2,3
 5.....  Philip Hanshaw  1,2,3
 5.....  Wileen Hanshaw  1,2,3
Wilfred John Hanshaw     [ID 09124] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born 1918, Bear River, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.4  

He married Eileen Margaret Mainprize.1,5,6  Eileen, daughter of George Mainprize & Rhoda Mitchell, was born 1924, Toronto, Ontario.4,5,6  

Wilfred John Hanshaw died Jul 28 1985, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia; age 66 years.1  

Eileen died Apr 13 2004, Dartmouth General Hospital, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.5,6  

Eileen's obituary was published in "The Chronicle Herald" (Halifax, Nova Scotia) on Wednesday, April 14, 2004:5,6

HANSHAW, Eileen Margaret

HANSHAW, Eileen Margaret - 80, Dartmouth, died suddenly April 13, 2004, in Dartmouth General Hospital.  Born in Toronto, she was the only child of the late George and Rhoda (Mitchell) Mainprize.  She was an avid bowler and swimmer, and also enjoyed arts and crafts.  She was an active member of the Findlay Community Centre Seniors Citizens Club, Dartmouth, and prior to moving to Dartmouth she was a member of the Horizons Seniors Club, Bear River.  She is survived by sons, Gordon (Stella) Dartmouth; Philip (Lynda), Cornwallis; daughter, Wileen Roy (Carman Tugwood), Dartmouth; grandchildren, Renee, Greg, David, Christopher, Jeffrey and Whitney; great-granddaughter, Autumn Leigh Strickland.  She was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred; stepmother Elva.  Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, all in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., Dartmouth, Rev. Stephen Fram officiating.  Burial will be Saturday in Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.


  1. Contribution from Tim Sanford ().
  2. Obituary of Eileen Margaret Hanshaw.
  3. Obituary of Gordon Wilfred Hanshaw.
  4. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    cemetery inscription, Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River, Annapolis County.
  5. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    Obituary of Eileen Margaret Hanshaw, "The Chronicle Herald", Apr 14 2004.
  6. http://www.herald.ns.ca/stories/2004/04/14/fObituariesobit612.raw.html.

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