Cornelia Middagh Henshaw

                                                         ┌── Joshua Henshaw
                                                         │    1765-1840 
                            ┌── Joseph Burnham Henshaw ──┤
                            │    1790-1871               │
                            │                            └── Esther Burnham
                            │                                 1768-1853 
Cornelia Middagh Henshaw ───┤
B: 1836                     │                            ┌── Joshua Sands
D: 1913                     │                            │
                            └── Grace Augusta Sands ─────┤
                                 1797-1874               │
                                                         └── Ann Ayscough
M: William Henry Hutton

Cornelia Middagh Henshaw     [ID 13505] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Dec 12 1836, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.1,2,3  

Cornelia was apparently named after Cornelia Middagh,4 wife of her uncle Charles Joshua Henshaw.  

Cornelia was shown in the 1850 census (Jul 11 1850) living with her uncle Charles Joshua Henshaw in Flushing, Queens County, New York:3

Cornelia M. Henshaw, age 13, born in New York; attended school.
Cornelia and sister Ellen were also shown in the 1850 census (Jul 29 1850), living in the household of a William & Julia Jones (probably a boarding school), Red Hook, Dutchess County, New York:5
Ellen Henshaw, age 17, born in New York; attended school.
Cornelia Henshaw, age 12, born in New York; attended school.

Cornelia was shown in the 1860 census (Aug 24 1860), with her father, in the household of her uncle Charles, Westchester County, New York:6

Cornelia M. Henshaw, age 23, born in New York.

She married William Henry Hutton, Sep 17 1860, Willow Bank, Westchester County, New York.2,7,8  William, son of William Carr Hutton & Mary Anne Hinchcliffe, was born Oct 8 1834, Sheffield, England.9  

Cornelia's marriage was announced in "The New York Times" (New York, New York) on October 1, 1860:7

HUTTON -- HENSHAW. -- At Willow Bank, Westchester County, on Thursday, Sept. 27, WILLIAM H. HUTTON, of Montreal to CORNELIA, adopted daughter of Charles J. Henshaw.


Grace Henshaw Hutton, born Jul 31 1861, Montreal; baptised Sep 27 1861; died Feb 11 1914, Cannes, France; married Thomas Reynolds of Farnborough, Hants, England, Jul 19 1884 (children: Margery Reynolds, Thomas Reynolds, Freda Reynolds, Elsie Reynolds). 1,8,10
Edith Hutton, born May 1866, Montreal; died Dec 7 1924, buried Mount Royal Cemetery; married George Kohl of Montreal, Canada (children: Madeleine Kohl, m Hugh Peck; George Hutton Kohl, m Mona/Monica Poes; Cornelia Kohl, m - Poes; Grace Kohl, m Richard Mather). 1,11

William died Oct 9 1893, buried Mount Royal Cemetery, 1297 Chemin de la ForÍt, Outremont, Montreal, Quebec.11  (the date shown might be the burial date).11  

Cornelia Middagh Henshaw died Oct 21 1913, buried Mount Royal Cemetery, 1297 Chemin de la ForÍt, Outremont, Montreal, Quebec.11  (the date shown might be the burial date).11  

A biographical sketch of William Henry Hutton was published in the 1893 "The Canadian album: Men of Canada" - see scan below.

(photo)Photo: Cornelia Middagh Henshaw & William Henry Hutton marriage announcement "New York Times", Oct 1 1860 7

(photo)Photo: William Henry Hutton 9

(photo)Photo: William Henry Hutton biographical sketch [PDF] "The Canadian album: Men of Canada", 1893 9,12

(photo)Photo: Grace Henshaw Hutton baptismal record St. George's Anglican Church, Ste, Anne de Bellevue, Quebec 8

(photo)Photo: Grace Henshaw Hutton marriage record St. James the Apostle Anglican Church, Montreal, Quebec 10


  1. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by Chris Smyth.
  2. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    "Descendants of James Sands of Block Island (with notes on the walker, Hutchinson, Ray, Guthhrie, Palgrove, Cornell, Ayscough, Middagh, Holt, and Henshaw families)";
    privately printed, New York, 1949; compiled by Malcom Sands Wilson.
  3. 1850 census, Flushing, Queens County, New York; roll M432-583, page 252, line #26, dwelling #89, family #90.
  4. Speculation.
  5. 1850 census, Red Hook, Dutchess County, New York; roll M432-496, page 151A, line #30, dwelling #118, family #129.
  6. 1860 census, Pound Ridge P.O., Mamaroneck Township, Westchester County, New York; page 325, line #8, dwelling #2160, family #2432.
  7. New York Times, Oct 1 1860:
  8. Grace Henshaw Hutton baptismal record, courtesy of Christopher Wyer ().
  10. Grace Henshaw Hutton marriage record, courtesy of Christopher Wyer ().
  12. "The Canadian album: Men of Canada", Volume II, edited by William Cochrane; Brantford, Ontario: Bradley, Garretson & Co., 1893; Google Books:

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