Thursday, February 25, 2010

Henthorn, Melvin Willard

Melvin Willard Henthorn

BIRTH: Melvin Willard Henthorn, 19 Mar 1923, Ohio Twp., Monroe Co., OH; Father: Erman; Mother: Georgia Baker, residents of Hannibal, OH
(Source: Monroe County Health Department Birth Records, furnished by Linda Henthorn)

RELATIONSHIP: Melvin Willard Henthorn and his wife, Helen Elizabeth Spear, were 5th cousins, one generation removed. There common ancestor was James Henthorn, the first.

NO_ISSUE: Melvin and Helen Henthorn had no children.

DEATH: He died before his brother Maurice, who died in August 1991. He died at the Barnesville General Hospital.

Problem: Delbert Henthorn has his name, Melvin William Henthorn.

Melvin W. Henthorn, 58, of RD 1, New Matamoras, [OH], died Monday [20 Apr 1981] at Barnesville General Hospital. He was born March 19, 1923 at Hannibal, [OH] a son of the late Erman and Georgiana Baker Henthorn.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Hannibal, and a retired employee of the Ohio Injector Co., Wadsworth.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Spear Henthorn in 1955 and one sister, Mrs. Dorothy Cochran.

Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Frank (Betty) Wilson of Newport, Mrs. Carl (Wilma) Ludolph of Fly, and Mrs. Richard (Thelma) Danver of New Matamoras; two brothers, Maurice of Barberton, and Gerald of Wardsworth.

Friends will be received at the Rush Funeral Home, Sardis, 7 to 9 p.m. tuesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Frank Conley officiating. Burial in Emma Grove Cemetery, Hannibal, [OH].
(Source: hand dated clipping, 1981 - furnished by Ruth Shuck)

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