James Washington Henshaw

                                               ┌── Washington Henshaw
                                               │    1779-1853 
                            ┌── Levi Henshaw ──┤
                            │    1814-1873     │
                            │                  └── Charlotte Malick
                            │                       1778-1822 
James Washington Henshaw ───┤
B: 1840                     │
D: 1903                     │
                            └── Nancy Jones
                                 1823-1840 
M: Martha C. McGaughey
   ├── Frank E. Henshaw (1868-1903) 1,2,3,4,5
   └── James McGaughey Henshaw (1871-1931) 2,3

M: Angie Roberts

James Washington Henshaw     [ID 10472] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

James Washington Henshaw1,2,6,7 [Washington Henshaw8].

Born Jun - 1840, Tennessee.1,2,4,7,8  

During the Civil War James enlisted, along with his half-brother John, in the 29th Tennessee Infantry.  James enlisted as a private and ended the war as a captain.6,9  

He married Martha C. McGaughey1,3,10,11,12,13 [Mattie C. McGaughey2,5], May 2 18671,3,10,11,12,13, Greene County, Tennessee1,3,10,11,12,13.  Martha, daughter of David R. McGaughey & Jane K. Wilson, was born Jun 2 1844, Indiana.1,2,5,14,15,16,17,18  

James and family were shown in the 1870 census (Sep 12 1870), Lamar County, Texas:1

Henshaw, Jas W., age 30, born in Tennessee; farmer; $1000 real estate; $150 personal property.
Henshaw, Martha, age 26, born in Indiana; "K H" (keeping house).
Henshaw, F. [unclear] E., male, age 2, born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, Levi, age 56, born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, Margaret, age 53, born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, Wm, age 25, born in Tennessee; farmer.

James and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 5 1880), Mill Street, Lamar County, Texas:2

Henshaw, James, age 39, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; miller.
Henshaw, Mattie, wife, age 35, born in Indiana; parents born in Tennessee; keeping house.
Henshaw, Frank, son, age 12, born in Tennessee; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Indiana; attended school.
Henshaw, James, son, age 8, born in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Indiana; attended school.

Martha died Jul 29 1887, probably Waco, McLennan County, Texas; buried Oakwood Cemetery, McLennan County, Texas.5  

He then married Angie Roberts4 [Angeline Roberts5, Angie Quinn19], about 18914.  Angie, daughter of Charles Quinn & - Green5,19,20, was born Jan 23 18545,19,20 [Jun - 19544,21], Louisiana5,19,20 [Texas4,21].  Angie had been previously married and had three children.4  

James and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 8 1900), 948 South Third St., Waco, McLennan County, Texas:4

Henshaw, J.W., age 59, born June 1840 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; married 9 years; occupation: grocer; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Angie, wife, age 45, born June 1854 in Texas; parents born in Mississippi; married 9 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Frank, son, age 32, born Mch 1868 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; single; occupation: salesman.
Roberts, Cora, daughter, age 22, born Dec 1877 in Texas; parents born in Texas; single.
Roberts, Geo, son, age 19, born Dec 1880 in Texas; parents born in Texas; single; occupation: day laborer.
Sullivan, Jno L., son-in-law, age 32, born Aug 1867 in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; married 6 years; occupation: US [..unclear..] mail clerk.
Sullivan, Nora, daughter, age 25, born Feb 1875 in Texas; parents born in Texas; married 6 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Sullivan, Sallie, granddaughter, age 4, born Oct 1895 in Texas; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Texas.

James Washington Henshaw died Dec 24 1903, probably Waco, McLennan County, Texas; age 64.5,21,22  

Widow Angie was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 18 1910), living alone at 1016 South Third St., Waco, McLennan County, Texas:21

Henshaw, Angey [unclear], head-of-household, age 56, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; widow; 5 children, 4 living; occupation: none.

Angie died Sep 11 1916, 1016 South 3rd, Waco, McLennan County, Texas; age 62y 7m 19d.5,19,20,22

(photo)Photo: James Washington Henshaw in his Civil War uniform 23

(photo)Photo: Angie Quinn Roberts death certificate Waco County, Texas 20


Sources

  1. 1870 census, Paris P.O., Beat 1, Lamar County, Texas; roll M593-1594, page 213, line #12, dwelling #411, family #468.
  2. 1880 census, 3rd Ward, Paris, Lamar County, Texas; roll T9-1314, ED 82, page 223C, line #21, dwelling #141, family #144.
  3. Contribution from Tom Newman (), citing: Levi Henshaw family bible.
  4. 1900 census, 4th Ward, Waco, McLennan County, Texas; roll T623-1656, ED 78, page 20B, line #93, dwelling #357, family #362.
  5. Burials in Oakwood Cemetery, McLennan County, Texas; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~txmclenn/oakwood2a.htm.
  6. Posting Dec 23 2004 by Tom Newman () to HINSHAW-L, citing: Levi Henshaw family bible.
  7. 1860 census, Horse Creek P.O., Greene County, Tennessee; roll M653-1252, page 206, line #32, dwelling #138, family #133; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~cenfiles/tn/greene/1860/dist01p2.txt.
  8. 1850 census, Greene County, Tennessee; roll 880, page 218, dwelling #988.
  9. Tennessee Civil War Regimental Histories; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Tennessee.
  11. "Early East Tennesee Marriages", Vol. 1 Grooms, Byron & Barb Sistley, 1987, submitted by Robert Worley.
  12. "Green Co. Tennessee, Marriages, 1783-1868", Burgner.
  13. "Early East Tennessee Marriages", Sistler, 1987.
  14. 1850 census, Division 9, Greene County, Tennessee; roll M432-880, page 189, line #36, dwelling #759, family #759.
  15. 1860 census, District 24, Greene County, Tennessee; roll M653-1252, page 415, line #24, dwelling #689, family #689.
  16. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Betty Butts ().
  17. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Sam Maner ().
  18. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Robert W. McGahuey ().
  19. Burials in Oakwood Cemetery, McLennan County, Texas; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~txmclenn/oakwood2.htm.
  20. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982; http://www.ancestry.com.
  21. 1910 census, 4th Ward, Waco, McLennan County, Texas; roll T624-1575, ED 88, page 205B, line #56, dwelling #63, family #78.
  22. Fall Puckett Funeral Records, McLennan County, Texas; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~txmclenn/g-h.htm.
  23. Photo courtesy of Tom Newman ().


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