Sarah Jane Henshaw

                      ┌── Meridith Henshawc1806-1883 
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Sarah Jane Henshaw ───┤
B: 1829               │
D: 1908               │
                      └── Margaret Etheridge
                          c1802-?    
M: John M. Barr

Sarah Jane Henshaw     [ID 12104] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Sarah Jane Henshaw1,2,3 [Jane Henshaw4].

Born Oct 22 1829, Tennessee.2,3,5,6,7,8  

She married John M. Barr4,9 [John M. Parr4], Dec 25 18484,9, DeSoto County, Mississippi4,9.  John, son of Robert Scott Barr & Nancy Ann Perrin, was born Mar 7 1829, Georgia.2,3,5,6,7,8,10,11  

Children:5,6,7,12

Phebe/Aphelia Ann Barr, born May - 1850, Mississippi. 2
Robert J. Barr, born 1851, Mississippi; died Nov 7 1924, Arkansas; married Emma Bush.
Sarah E. Barr, born Aug 1853, Mississippi. 8
Mary Elizabeth Barr, born Jan 30 1855, Arkansas; died Nov 23 1938; married James Thomas Wicker (child: Nancy Jane Wicker).
Nancy Cathrine Barr, born Aug 26 1859, Arkansas; married James W. Phillips, Jun 24 1880.
John W. Barr, born Apr 4 1860, Arkansas; married Sarah M. --.
Mellissa B. Barr, born Jul 25 1868, Arkansas; married Bruce Maria.
Thomas Scott Barr, born Jul 4 1871, Arkansas; died Nov 26 1954, Arkansas.

Sarah Jane and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 3 1850), DeSoto (now Tate) County, Mississippi:2

John M. Barr, age 21, born in Georgia; farming; cannot read or write.
Sarah J. Barr, age 20, born in Tennessee.
Phebe Ann Barr, age 4 months, born in Mississippi.
Living next door in the 1850 census was the household of William Rutledge and his wife, Dicey Perrin (John M. Barr's cousin), and Dicey's father, Banister Perrin,13 who married Sarah's sister, Jane C. Henshaw.1  

Sarah Jane and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 4 1860), Taylor Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:5

John Barr, age 31, born in Georgia; farmer; $1000 real estate; $4000 personal property.
Sarah Barr, age 31, born in Tennessee.
Aphelia Barr, age 10, born in Mississippi; attended school.
Robert Barr, age 8, born in Mississippi; attended school.
Sarah Barr, age 6, born in Mississippi.
Mary Barr, age 4, born in Arkansas.
Infant Barr, male, age 2 months, born in Arkansas.

Sarah Jane and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 6 1870), Taylor Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:6

Barr, John M., age 41, born in Georgia; farmer; $480 real estate; $600 personal property.
Barr, Sarah J., age 40, born in Tennessee.
Barr, Robert J., age 19, born in Mississippi; attended school.
Barr, Sarah E., age 16, born in Mississippi; attended school.
Barr, Mary E., age 14, born in Arkansas; attended school.
Barr, Nancy C., age 12, born in Arkansas; attended school.
Barr, John W., age 10, born in Arkansas; attended school.
Barr, Malissa B., age 2, born in Arkansas.

Sarah Jane and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 7 1880), Taylor Township, Nevada County, Arkansas:7

Barr, John M., age 50, born in Georgia; parents born in South Carolina; farmer.
Barr, Sarah J., wife, age 51, born in Tennessee; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Barr, Sarah E., daughter, age 21, born in Arkansas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Tennessee.
Barr, John W., son, age 19, born in Arkansas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Barr, Nancy C., daughter, age 17, born in Arkansas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Barr, Mellissa B., daughter, age 12, born in Arkansas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Barr, Thos S., son, age 10, born in Arkansas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Barr, Nancy A., mother, age 79, born in South Carolina; parents born in Virginia; widow; boarding; cannot read or write.
Kendrick, G., laborer, male, age 21, born in Arkansas; father's birthplace unknown; mother born in Georgia; single; works on farm; cannot read or write.

Sarah Jane and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1-2 1900), Taylor Township, Nevada County, Arkansas:8

Barr, John M., head-of-household, age 71, born Mar 1829 in Georgia; parents born in South Carolina; married 51 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Barr, Sarah J., wife, age 70, born Oct 1829 in Tennessee; parents born in North Carolina; married 51 years; 8 children, 7 living.
Barr, Sarah E., daughter, age 46, born Aug 1853 in Arkansas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Tennessee; single.
Wardlay, Ada A., granddaughter, age 8, born Mar 1892 in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.

Sarah Jane Henshaw died Feb 20 1908, buried Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Willisville, Nevada County, Arkansas.3  

Widower John and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 19 1910), Taylor Township, Nevada County, Arkansas:11

Barr, Robert E., head-of-household, age 58, born in Mississippi; father born in Georgia; mother born in Tennessee; widower; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Barr, John M., father, age 81, born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia; widower; occupation: own income.
West, Arthur, nephew, age 21, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; first marriage, married 2 years; occupation: farmer, general farm.
West, Adell, niece, age 19, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; first marriage, married 2 years; 1 child, 1 living.
West, Laurel, grand nephew, age 1, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Barr, Sarah E., sister, age 52, born in Mississippi; father born in Georgia; mother born in Tennessee; single; occupation: own income.

John died Jan 16 1916, buried Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Willisville, Nevada County, Arkansas.3  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Andy Barr ().
  2. 1850 census, Southern Division, DeSoto County, Mississippi; roll M432-371, page 314-315, line #41, dwelling #30, family #30.
  3. http://www.findagrave.com.
  4. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Mississippi.
  5. 1860 census, Sulphur Springs P.O., Taylor Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; roll M653-39, page 221, line #40, dwelling #44, family #44.
  6. 1870 census, Bells Store P.O., Taylor Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; roll M593-50, page 467, line #6, dwelling #130, family #134.
  7. 1880 census, Taylor Township, Nevada County, Arkansas; roll T9-52, ED 217, page 561A, line #4, dwelling #90, family #90.
  8. 1900 census, Taylor Township, Nevada County, Arkansas; roll T623-69, ED 77, page 12B, line #90, dwelling #192, family #192.
  9. Contribution from Steve Morgan ().
  10. Contribution from Nan Beavers (Nan Beavers).
  11. 1910 census, Taylor Township, Nevada County, Arkansas; roll T624-59, ED 109, page 3B, line #58, dwelling #51, family #51.
  12. Contribution from Nan Beavers (Nan Beavers) & Andy Barr ().
  13. 1850 census, Southern Division, DeSoto County, Mississippi; roll M432-371, page 315, line #3, dwelling #31, family #31.


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