Martin Henshaw

                   ┌── Ebenezer Henshawc1792-1873 
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Martin Henshaw ────┤
B: 1820            │
D: 1901            │
                   └── (unknown) -
                                  
M: Rachel Shearman
   ├── Harriett Henshaw (1844-?) 1,2,3,4,5,6
   └── Orville L. Henshaw (c1861-?) 7,8

Martin Henshaw     [ID 11147] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Martin Henshaw9,10,11,12,13 [Martin Hanshaw14,15,16, Martin Handshaw3].

Born Sep - 1820, Massachusetts.2,3,8,9  

He married Rachel Shearman.5  Rachel, daughter of Isaac Shearman, was born about 1824, New York.2,3,5,8  

Martin and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 12 1850), Jerusalem Township, Yates County, New York.2  

Martin Henshaw, age 30 [or 50 - unclear], born in Massachusetts; farmer; $6000 real estate.
Harriett Henshaw, age 6, born in New York; attended school.
Rachel Henshaw, age 26, born in New York.
John Smith, age 18, born in New York; laborer.
Living next door in 1850 were Martin's parents and brother.17  

Martin Hanshaw and daughter Harriett were again shown in the 1855 state census, Jerusalem, Yates County, New York.14  

Martin and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 2 1860), Jerusalem Township, Yates County, New York.3  

Martin Handshaw, age 39, born in Massachusetts; farmer; $9000 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Rachael Handshaw, age 36, born in New York; domestic.
Harriett Handshaw, age 15, born in New York; domestic; attended school.
Susan Shearman, age 63, born in Canada; domestic.
Ebenezer Handshaw, age 70, born in Massachusetts; blacksmith; $300 personal property.

Martin Henshaw and his brother Josephus were both listed in a Jul 1 1863 "Enrollment List of Persons Subject to Military Duty", Jerusalem, Yates County, New York.11  

Martin and Rachel Hanshaw and daughter Harriet and son Orville were again shown in the 1865 state census, Jerusalem, Yates County, New York.15  

Martin and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 15 1870), Jerusalem, Yates County, New York:8

Henshaw, Martin, age 49, born in Massachusetts; farmer; $18,400 real estate; $5,365 personal property.
Henshaw, Rachall S., age 46, born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, Orville L., age 9, born in New York.
Henshaw, Ebenezer, age 80, born in Massachusetts; parents foreign-born; blacksmith.

Martin and Rachel Hanshaw and son Orville were again shown in the 1875 state census, Jerusalem, Yates County, New York.16  

Martin and Rachel were mentioned in Stafford Cleveland's 1873 "History of Yates County" (New York):13

Rachel married Martin Henshaw.  They live on the Isaac Shearman homestead in Jerusalem.  They have a daughter Elizabeth and a son.  Elizabeth Henshaw married George Horton and has two children.

Martin and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 21 1880), Jerusalem Township, Yates County, New York.6  

Henshaw, Martin, age 59, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; farmer.
Henshaw, Rachael, wife, age 56, born in New York; parents born in New York; insane.
Henshaw, Orville L., son, age 18, born in New York; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in New York; works on farm; disabled: epilepsy.
Horton, Harriet, daughter, age 35, born in New York; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in New York; married; keeping house.
Horton, Jennie L., granddaughter, age 14, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Horton, Lena, granddaughter, age 9, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Horton, Eugene, grandson, age 7, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Bailey, Mary, servant, age 54, born in New York; widow; house servant; can read, cannot write.

Martin Henshaw died Sep - 1901, buried Old Fort Cemetery, Jerusalem, Yates County, New York.18  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Mark Hoy Henshaw citing:
    Yates County Historian research report, citing 1850 census, 1855 census.
  2. 1850 census, Jerusalem Township, Yates County, New York; roll M432-618, page 45B, line #36, dwelling #18, family #18.
  3. 1860 census, Jerusalem Township, Yates County, New York; page 658, line #24, dwelling #165, family #163.
  4. Contribution from Mark Hoy Henshaw citing:
    Yates County Historian research report, citing Cleveland's "History of Yates County", pg 454-455.
  5. Contribution from Mark Hoy Henshaw citing:
    Yates County Historian research report, citing 1850 census.
  6. 1880 census, Jerusalem Township, Yates County, New York; roll T9-0949, ED 218, page 413D, line #37, dwelling #352, family #371.
  7. Contribution from Mark Hoy Henshaw citing:
    Yates County Historian research report, citing 1865 census.
  8. 1870 census, Italy Hill P.O., Jerusalem, Yates County, New York; roll M593-1120, page 457, line #13, dwelling #84, family #81.
  9. Contribution from Mark Hoy Henshaw citing:
    Yates County Historian research report, citing 1850 census, 1900 census.
  10. 1850 census index, Jerusalem, Yates County, New York; pg 18-19; USGenWeb.
  11. 1863 Draft Roll, Jerusalem, Yates County, New York; USGenWeb Archives.
  12. 1870 census index, Jerusalem, Yates County, New York; pg 84; USGenWeb.
  13. Contribution from Mark Hoy Henshaw citing:
    Rick Horton (), who cited: Stafford Cleveland's "History of Yates County".
  14. 1855 state census index, Jerusalem, Yates County, New York; pg 2/270; USGenWeb.
  15. 1865 state census index, Jerusalem, Yates County, New York; pg 2/282; USGenWeb.
  16. 1875 state census index, Jerusalem, Yates County, New York; pg 2/82; USGenWeb.
  17. 1850 census, Jerusalem Township, Yates County, New York; roll M432-618, page 45B, line #40, dwelling #19, family #19.
  18. Contribution from Mark Hoy Henshaw citing:
    Yates County Historian research report, citing burial record.


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