Thomas C. Henshaw

                       ┌── William Henshawc1799-1870 
                       │
                       │
Thomas C. Henshaw ─────┤
B: c1825               │
D: 1874                │
                       └── Mary Ann -
                           c1802-1880 
M: Amelia L. Underener
   ├── Julia M. Henshaw (1850-1942) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Forrest Henshaw  6
   ├── William L. Henshaw (c1851-1916) 2,3
   ├── John E. Henshaw (c1853-1939) 2,3,6
   ├── Charles H. Henshaw (c1857-?) 2,3
   ├── Ellen L. Henshaw (c1860-1894) 2
   ├── Alfred Thomas Henshaw (c1862-1943) 3,4,6,7,8,9
   └── Blanch Henshaw (c1868-?) 3,4,5,10

Thomas C. Henshaw     [ID 12366] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born about 1825, Ireland.1,2,3,11  

He married Amelia L. Underener2,3,8 [Amelia L. Underner9].  Amelia was born about 1828, New York.1  (c1833).2  (c1831).3  (c1837, Albany, New York).4  (c1840).10  

Thomas and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 6 1850), living in the household of a Lewis Underner (probably Amelia's brother) in Albany, Albany County, New York:1

Lewis Underner, age 37, born in Germany; musician.
Eveline ", age 20, born in New York.
Alvina ", age 4, born in New York.
Julia ", age 2, born in New York.
Paul ", age 26, born in New York.
John ", age 21, born in New York.
Thomas Henshaw, age 24, born in Ireland; piano maker.
Amelia ", age 22, born in New York.
Julia ", age 4 months, born in New York.
Harriet ", age 12, born in New York.
Isabella ", age 14, born in New York.
Anna ", age 24, born in New York.
Malvina ", age 50, born in Germany.
It is unclear who were the last four people enumerated above (Thomas could not have been their father) - it is believed that this was an error in the census enumeration, showing them under the Thomas Henshaw family, as they were more likely members of the Underner family.  

Thomas and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 17 1860), Albany, Albany County, New York:2

Thomas Henshaw, age 35, born in Ireland; piano maker; $1000 personal property.
Amelia Henshaw, age 27, born in New York.
Julia Henshaw, age 10, born in New York; attended school.
William L Henshaw, age 9, born in New York; attended school.
John E Henshaw, age 7, born in New York; attended school.
Charles H Henshaw, age 3, born in New York.
Ellen L Henshaw, age 8 months, born in New York.

Thomas was shown in the 1861 city directory of Albany, New York:12

Henshaw Thomas C. pianotuner and regulator, 519 Broadway, and 6 N. Pearl, h. 327 Lydius
Thomas was shown in the 1862 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw Thomas C. pianotuner and regulator, 519 Broadway and 81 State, h. 23 S. Ferry
Thomas was shown in the 1866 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw Thomas C. pianotuner, 543 Broadway, house Eagle cor. Johnson
Thomas was shown in the 1868 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw Thomas C. pianotuner, 543 Broadway, house 43 Elm

Thomas and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 24 1870), Albany, Albany County, New York:3

Henshaw, Thomas C., age 45, born in Ireland; parents foreign-born; piano tuner; $500 personal property.
Henshaw, Amelia, age 39, born in New York; parents foreign-born; keeping house.
Henshaw, Wm L., age 19, born in New York; father foreign-born; works in factory.
Henshaw, John, age 17, born in New York; father foreign-born.
Henshaw, Julia, age 16, born in New York; father foreign-born.
Henshaw, Charles, age 12, born in New York; father foreign-born; attended school.
Henshaw, Thomas A, age 10, born in New York; father foreign-born; attended school.
Henshaw, Blanch, age 2, born in New York; father foreign-born.

Thomas was shown in the 1870 city directory of Albany, New York:12

Henshaw Thomas C. pianomaker, 543 Broadway, house 93 Mytrle avenue
Thomas and Amelia were shown in the 1873 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw Thomas C. Mrs. h 119 Philip
Henshaw Thomas C. pianomaker, 552 Broadway, h. 48 Park ave.

Thomas C. Henshaw died Jul 18 1874, Albany, Albany County, New York; age 49.  

Amelia was shown in the 1874 city directory of Albany, New York:12

Henshaw Thomas C. Mrs. h 119 Philip
Henshaw William, bottler, house 117 Philip
Amelia was shown in the 1875 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw John E. actor, boards 13 Beaver
Henshaw Thomas C. Mrs. boarding house, 13 Beaver

Amelia and family were shown in the 1875 New York state census, Albany, New York:4

Amelia Henshaw, age 38, born in Albany; brick home ($5000 value); occupation: boarding house.
Julia Henshaw, daughter, age 18, born in Albany.
Thomas Henshaw, son, age 12, born in Albany.
Blanch Henshaw, daughter, age 7, born in Albany.
[.. plus five boarders ..].

Amelia was shown in the 1876 city directory of Albany, New York:12

Henshaw Thomas C. Mrs. 13 Beaver
Amelia was shown in the 1877 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw Thomas C. 9 Union, bds. 9 Beaver
Henshaw Thomas C. Mrs. boardinghouse 9 Beaver
Henshaw William, bottler, h. 62 Park avenue
Amelia was shown in the 1878 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw A. L. Mrs. boardinghouse, 6 Norton
Henshaw Charles H. bartender, h, 313 Orange
Henshaw Thomas C. bds. 6 Norton
Henshaw Wm. bottler, bds. 6 Norton
Amelia was shown in the 1879 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw A. L. Mrs. boardinghouse, 96 Madison ave.
Henshaw Charles H. bartender, h, 313 Orange
Henshaw Thomas C. bds. 96 Madison avenue
Henshaw Wm. bottler, bds. 71 Park avenue.

Amelia and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 2 1880), 7 Bose Street, Albany, Albany County, New York:5

Henshaw, Amelia, age 40, born in New York; parents born in France; widow; housekeeper.
Henshaw, Blanche, daughter, age 11, born in New York; father born in Ireland; mother born in New York; single; attended school.
Towner, Julia, daughter, age 24, born in New York; father born in Ireland; mother born in New York; married; music teacher.
Padula, V., boarder, male, age 20, born in Italy; parents born in Italy; musician.
Audetta [or Auletta - unclear], N., boarder, male, age 23, born in Italy; parents born in Italy; musician.

Amelia was shown in the 1880 city directory of Albany, New York:12

Henshaw A. L. Mrs. h 7 Rose
Henshaw Charles H. bartender, 1 Hamilton, n. r.
Henshaw Wm. bottler, h. 71 Park ave.
Amelia was shown in the 1881 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw A. L. Mrs. h 60 Hamilton
Henshaw Charles H. bartender, 1 Hamilton, h. 60 do.
Henshaw Wm. L. bottler, bds. 60 Hamilton
Amelia was shown in the 1882 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw A. L. Mrs. h 60 Hamilton
Henshaw Charles H. removed to Clinton, O.
Amelia was shown in the 1883 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw Amelia L. widow, boardinghouse, 55 Division
Henshaw William, bottler, b. 55 Division
Amelia was shown in the 1884 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw Amelia L. widow, boardinghouse, 55 Division
Henshaw Thomas, musician, b. 55 Division
Henshaw William, bottler, b. 55 Division
Amelia was shown in the 1885 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw Amelia L. widow, boardinghouse, 55 Division
Henshaw Charles H. salesman, b. 55 Division
Henshaw Thomas, musician, b. 55 Division
Henshaw William, bottler, h. 89 Bleecker
Amelia was shown in the 1886 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw Amelia L. widow, boardinghouse, 55 Division
Henshaw Charles H. salesman, b. 55 Division
Henshaw Thomas, musician, boards 55 Division
Henshaw William, bottler, house 21 Dallius
Amelia was shown in the 1887 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw Amelia L. widow, boardinghouse, 55 Division
Henshaw Charles H. salesman, b. 55 Division
Henshaw Thomas, musician, b. 55 Division
Amelia was shown in the 1888 city directory of Albany, New York:12
Henshaw Amelia L. widow, boardinghouse, 55 Division
Henshaw Charles H. salesman, boards 55 Division
Henshaw Thomas, musician, boards 55 Division
Henshaw Wm. bottler, house 64 Hudson av.

Amelia died Feb 22 1891, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; age 64.11  


Sources

  1. 1850 census, 3rd Ward, Albany, Albany County, New York; roll M432-471, page 138, line #21, dwelling #353, family #501.
  2. 1860 census, 2nd Ward, Albany, Albany County, New York; page 264, line #28, dwelling #155, family #292.
  3. 1870 census, 10th Ward, Albany, Albany County, New York; roll M593-900, page 116, line #24, dwelling #1422, family #1912.
  4. 1875 New York state census, Eastern E.D., 6th Ward, Albany, Albany County, New York; sheet #31, line #25, household #166, family #224.
  5. 1880 census, 4th Ward, Albany, Albany County, New York; roll T9-0805, ED 7, page 179A, line #29, dwelling #28, family #47.
  6. Posting Oct 31 2004 by Laura (Henshaw) Patterson to HINSHAW-L.
  7. Marriage record of son Thom; City of Rochester Archives.
  8. Marriage record of Thomas A. Henshaw.
  9. Death record of Thomas A. Henshaw.
  10. 1880 census, Albany, Albany County, New York; roll T9-0805, ED 7, page 179A, line #29, dwelling #28, family #47.
  11. Menands, New York, Albany Rural Cemetery Burial Cards, 1791-2011; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.


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