Samuel Wesley Henshaw

                                                ┌── Samuel Henshaw
                                                │              
                         ┌── Samuel Henshaw ────┤
                         │    1797-1883         │
                         │                      └── Sarah Palmer
                         │                                     
Samuel Wesley Henshaw ───┤
B: 1828                  │                      ┌── Thomas Coppin
D: 1903                  │                      │
                         └── Elizabeth Coppin ──┤
                              1801-1890         │
                                                └── Elizabeth Greetham
M: Lydia Campbell
   ├── Henry Hanshaw (1855-1941) 1
   ├── Emma Henshaw (c1857-?) 1
   ├── William Hanshaw (c1859-1941) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Mary Henshaw (c1861-?) 1
   ├── John Wesley Henshaw (1863-1950) 1,4
   ├── Jennie M. Henshaw (c1864-?) 5
   ├── Burgess Henshaw (1870-1958) 1,4,6,7
   ├── Susan Henshaw (1870-?) 1,4,8
   ├── George Franklin Henshaw (1874-?) 4,9
   ├── Martha Annie Hanshaw (c1877-?) 4,6,10
   └── James A. Henshaw (c1880-1898) 6,11,12

Samuel Wesley Henshaw     [ID 12816] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Samuel Wesley Henshaw11,13 [Samuel Hanshaw2,14].

Born Mar 1 1828, England.9,11,14  Christened Mar 23 1828, Saint Margaret Church, Woodhall, Lincolnshire, England.13  

He married Lydia Campbell, Dec 25 1853, Nissouri, Middlesex County, Ontario.2,11,15  Marriage witnessed by Daniel Henshaw and William Mahon.15  Lydia was born Feb - 1834, Ontario, Canada.1,6,7  (1835).16  

Samuel and Lydia came to the U.S. about 1858, settling in Michigan about 1859.6,9  

Samuel and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 24 1870), Kenokee Township, St. Clair County, Michigan:1

Henshaw, Samuel, age 45, born in England; farmer; $500 real estate; $200 personal property.
Henshaw, Lydia, age 36, born in Canada; keeping house.
Henshaw, Henry, age 15, born in Canada; works on farm; attended school.
Henshaw, Emma, age 13, born in Canada; attended school.
Henshaw, William, age 11, born in Canada; attended school.
Henshaw, Mary, age 9, born in Michigan; attended school.
Henshaw, John, age 7, born in Michigan; attended school.
Henshaw, Burgess, age 5, born in Michigan; attended school.
Henshaw, Susan, age 4 months, born Feb 1870 in Michigan.
Also living in St. Clair County, Michigan in 1870 was the family of William Henshaw #12829.  

Samuel and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 14 1880), Kenokee Township, St. Clair County, Michigan:4

Henshaw, Samuel, age 55, born in England; parents born in England; farmer.
Henshaw, Ledey, wife, age 45, born in Canada; father born in Canada; mother born in Scotland; keeping house.
Henshaw, William, son, age 20, born in Canada; parents born in Canada; laborer.
Henshaw, John, son, age 16, born in Michigan; parents born in Canada; attended school; laborer.
Henshaw, Birdies, son, age 14, born in Michigan; parents born in Canada; attended school; laborer.
Henshaw, Susen, daughter, age 10, born in Michigan; parents born in Canada; attended school.
Henshaw, George F., son, age 5, born in Michigan; parents born in Canada.
Henshaw, Martha A., daughter, age 1, born in Michigan; parents born in Canada.

Lydia and family (for some reason without Samuel) were shown in the 1894 state census, Clyde Township, St. Clair County, Michigan:6

Henshaw, Lydia, mother, age 58, born in Canada; parents born in New York; housewife; 11 children, 10 living; resided 34 years in Michigan, 34 years in the U.S.
Henshaw, Burgess, son, age 28, born in Michigan; father born in England; mother born in Canada; single; laborer.
Henshaw, Martha A., daughter, age 15, born in Michigan; father born in England; mother born in Canada; single.
Henshaw, James A., son, age 14, born in Michigan; father born in England; mother born in Canada; single; attended school 7 months.
Schram, John F., uncle, age 74, born in New York; father born in Holland; mother born in Ireland; farmer; resided 15 years in Michigan, 66 years in the U.S.
Samuel was enumerated separately in the 1894 census, Greenwood Township, St. Clair County, Michigan:9
Henshaw, Samuel, father, age 66, born in England; parents born in England; occupation: gardner; cannot read or write; resided 35 years in Michigan, 36 years in the U.S.
Henshaw, Frank G., son, age 19, born in Michigan; father born in England; mother born in Ontario; single.

Lydia was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 16 1900), living with son Burt in Clyde Township, St. Clair County, Michigan:7

Henshaw, Lydia, head-of-household, age 66, born Feb 1834 in Canada; parents born in Canada; immigrated 1859, U.S. resident 40 years; widow; 10 children, 9 living; rented home.
Henshaw, Burt, son, age 30, born April 1870 in Michigan; father born in England; mother born in Canada; married 1 year; occupation: day laborer.
Henshaw, Margaret, daughter-in-law, age 19, born May 1881 in Scotland; parents born in Scotland; married 1 year; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Mary, granddaughter, age 2, born May 1898 in Michigan; father born in Michigan; mother born in Scotland.
Samuel was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 20-21 1900), living alone in Greenwood Township, St. Clair County, Michigan:14
Hanshaw, Samuel, head-of-household, age 72, born Mar 1828 in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1857, U.S. resident 43 years; widower; occupation: gardener; owned farm (free).

Samuel Wesley Henshaw died Apr 23 1903, Greenwood, St. Clair County, Michigan; age 75 years 1 month 22 days.11  

Lydia was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 28 1910), Clyde Township, St. Clair County, Michigan:17

Miller, John M., head-of-household, age 77, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; widower; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented home.
Hanshaw, Lydia, servant, age 74, born in Canada; father born in Scotland; mother born in Germany; widow; no children; occupation: housekeeper, private family.

Lydia died 1911, buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Avoca, St. Clair County, Michigan.16  

See also: James Henshaw #12819 who was also born in England and settled in St. Clair County, Michigan.  


Sources

  1. 1870 census, Kenokee Township, St. Clair County, Michigan; page 256, line #10, dwelling #82, family #82.
  2. St. Clair County, Michigan, Marriages 1887-1898; USGenWeb:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~mistcla2/m_records4.htm.
  3. St. Clair County, Michigan, Marriages 1887-1898; USGenWeb:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~mistcla2/m_records5.htm.
  4. 1880 census, Kenokee Township, St. Clair County, Michigan; roll T9-0605, ED 379', page 273D, line #1, dwelling #198, family #208.
  5. Speculative: Jennie lived in same Township and was the right age.
  6. 1894 state census, Clyde Township, St. Clair County, Michigan; USGenWeb:
    ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/mi/stclair/1894/clyde-2.txt.
  7. 1900 census, Clyde Township, St. Clair County, Michigan; roll T623-741, ED 80, page 9A, line #18, dwelling #189, family #189.
  8. Michigan, Births and Christenings Index, 1867-1911; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. 1894 state census, Greenwood Twp., St. Clair County, Michigan; USGenWeb:
    ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/mi/stclair/1894/greenwood-3.txt.
  10. St. Clair County, Michigan, Marriages 1887-1898; USGenWeb:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~mistcla2/m_records6.htm.
  11. St. Clair County, Michigan, Index to Deaths 1890-1932; USGenWeb:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~mistcla2/He.htm.
  12. Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. LDS IGI - England, citing: parish registers, Saint Margaret Church.
  14. 1900 census, Greenwood Township, St. Clair County, Michigan; roll T623-741, ED 85, page 10B, line #71, dwelling #213, family #213.
  15. Contribution from Mark Purtle () citing:
    Middlesex County, Ontario Marriage Register.
  16. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=125731419.
  17. 1910 census, Clyde Township, St. Clair County, Michigan; roll T624-673, ED 94, page 93B, line #82, dwelling #124, family #124.


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