Lewis M. Henshaw B: c1811 D: ? M: Belinda - ├── Andrew Jackson Henshaw (c1834-?) 1 ├── Reuben Henshaw (c1835-?) 1 ├── Joshua Henshaw (c1839-?) 1 ├── Laura Ann A. Henshaw (c1845-?) 1 M: Karen Weaver ├── Belinda Henshaw (c1855-?) 2,3 ├── Harriet Henshaw (c1857-?) 2,3,4 ├── Roxa Henshaw (c1859-?) 2,3,4 ├── Ulysses Grant Henshaw (c1864-1917) 3,4 └── Ira William Henshaw (1869-1946) 3,4
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Born about 1811, New York.1,2,4,5 (c1805).3 (c1807).6
He married Belinda -.1 Belinda was born about 1805, New York.1
Lewis and family were shown in the 1840 census, Richmond, Ontario County, New York:5
Lewis and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 13 1850), Wheatland Township, Kenosha County, Wisconsin:1
Note that the 1850 census above indicates Lewis and family apparently moved from New York to Kenosha County, Wisconsin sometime between about 1845 and 1850. On Aug 1 1844 a Seth Travis Henshaw of Racine County, Wisconsin acquired 40 acres of land in Kenosha County, Wisconsin;7,8 on Sep 10 1844 the same Seth Travis Henshaw acquired 40 additional acres in Kenosha County;7,8 on Mar 1 1848 Abram Henshaw, also described as from Racine County, acquired 40 acres in Kenosha County.7,8 It is possible these Henshaws might have been closely related to Lewis.9
He then married Karen Weaver.2,3,4,6,10 Karen was born about 1827, New York.2,6 (c1825).3 (c1823).4
Lewis and family were shown in the 1860 census, Dayton, Green Lake County, Wisconsin:2
Lewis and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 17 1870), Minneota Township, Jackson County, Minnesota:3
On Dec 20 1877 Lewis Henshaw acquired 150.55 acres of land in Jackson County, Minnesota.7
Lewis and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 17 1880), Silver Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa:4
Lewis and Karen were shown in the 1895 Iowa State Census, Eighth Ward, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa:6
See also: Joseph Henshaw who lived and is buried in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, and might have been Lewis' father.9 One posted family tree claims that Joseph Henshaw was indeed Lewis' father,10 but no conclusive facts supporting this are known.
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