Edith Adella Henshaw

 1. Samuel Henshaw  m Sarah Elizabeth Morgan 
 2.. John Edward Henshaw (1796-1891) m Abigail Sophia Beals (c1796-1884)
 3... James Avard Henshaw (1824-1904) m Zernah Elizabeth Apt (?-<1881)
 4.... Roland H. Henshaw (1856-1951) m Edith Eliza Lettney (1855-1939)
 5..... Elmer Ellsworth Henshaw (1886-1963) m Lillian Lydia Rollins (1907-1963)
 6...... Edith Adella Henshaw (1922-1987)
         +Charles Arnold "Buzz" Purdy (1918-2000)
Edith Adella Henshaw     [ID 09214] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born 1922, New Jersey.1  

She married Charles Arnold "Buzz" Purdy2 [Arnold Purdy3].  Charles, son of Augustus Purdy & Jessie Harris, was born 1918, Deep Brook, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.1  


Victor Purdy.
Ronald Purdy.
Patricia Purdy; married 1) David Campbell, 2) -- Smith.

Edith Adella Henshaw died Sep 21 1987, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia; age 65 years.4  

Charles died Apr 28 2000, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia; age 81 years.2  

Buzz's obituary was published in "The Chronicle Heald" on May 1, 2000:2

PURDY, Charles Arnold "Buzz" - 81, Deep Brook, Annapolis Co., died April 28, 2000, in Annapolis Community Health Centre, Annapolis Royal.  Born in Deep Brook, he was a son of the late Augustis and Jesse (Henshaw) Purdy.  Surviving are daughter, Patricia Smith, Kenogami, Ont.; sons, Victor, Iroquois Falls, Ont.; Ronald, Round Hill, Annapolis Co.; sister, Bernice Adams, Deep Brook; 10 grandchildren; a great-grandchild.  He was predeceased by his wife, the former Edith Henshaw; half-sister, Mary Pierce; half-brothers, Herbert, Reginald, Cecil, Frank, Courtney.  Cremation has taken place under the direction of Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal.  Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Matthews Anglican Church, Deep Brook, Rev. Trevor Lightfoot officaiting.  Burial in Old St. Edwards Cemetery, Clementsport.  Donations to St. Matthews Anglican Church, Deep Brook.


  1. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    cemetery inscription, Old Saint Edwards Anglican Cemetery, Clementsport.
  2. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    The Chronicle Herald, May 1 2000.
  3. Contribution from Tim Sanford ().
  4. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    "The Chronicle Herald", September, 1987.

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