Burgess Henshaw

                                               ┌── Samuel Henshaw
                                               │    1797-1883 
                   ┌── Samuel Wesley Henshaw ──┤
                   │    1828-1903              │
                   │                           └── Elizabeth Coppin
                   │                                1801-1890 
Burgess Henshaw ───┤
B: 1870            │
D: 1958            │
                   └── Lydia Campbell
M: Margaret Horn
   ├── Mary Henshaw (1898-) 1
   └── George Franklin Henshaw (1900-1907) 2

M: Henrietta -

Burgess Henshaw     [ID 12822] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Burgess Henshaw3,4 [Birdies Henshaw5, Burt Henshaw1,2, Bert Henshaw6, Albert Henshaw6,7].

Born Apr - 1870, Michigan.1  (Apr 16 1865).3,4,6,7  (c1864).5  

He married Margaret Horn, about 1899.1,2  Margaret was born May - 1881, Scotland.1  (c1876).2  

Burt and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 16 1900), living with his mother in Clyde Township, St. Clair County, Michigan:1

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.
Living three houses away in 1900 was the family of a George (born May 1853 in Scotland) Horn,8 possibly Margaret's uncle.9  

Margaret died Dec 24 1905, Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan; age 29y 7m.2  Medical: Margaret died from pneumonia.2  

In the record of the death of son George in 1907, Burt was shown as then-residing in Michigan, yet the record also shows wife Margaret resided in Scotland.2  

He then married Henrietta -.7  

Henrietta died before Sep 18 1958.7  

Burgess Henshaw died Sep 18 1958, Alpena, Alpena County, Michigan; age 93.6,7  


  1. 1900 census, Clyde Township, St. Clair County, Michigan; roll T623-741, ED 80, page 9A, line #18, dwelling #189, family #189.
  2. St. Clair County, Michigan, Index to Deaths 1890-1932; USGenWeb:
  3. 1870 census, Kenokee Township, St. Clair County, Michigan; page 256, line #10, dwelling #82, family #82.
  4. 1894 state census, Clyde Township, St. Clair County, Michigan; USGenWeb:
  5. 1880 census, Kenokee Township, St. Clair County, Michigan; roll T9-0605, ED 379', page 273D, line #1, dwelling #198, family #208.
  6. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=125528799.
  7. Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1900 census, Clyde Township, St. Clair County, Michigan; roll T623-741, ED 80, page 9A, line #5, dwelling #186, family #186.
  9. Speculation.

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