Ebenezer F. Henshaw

Ebenezer F. Henshaw
B: 1808 
D: ?    
M: Polly Lisk
   ├── Sarah A. Henshaw (1833-?) 1,2,3,4
   └── Edwin J. Henshaw (1844-1911) 1,2,3

Ebenezer F. Henshaw     [ID 15145] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 15 1808, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,5,6  

He married Polly Lisk1,3,4,7 [Mary Lisk2], Jan 26 18301,3,4,7.  Polly was born about 1809, New York.1,2,3,4  

Ebenezer and family were shown in the 1840 census, Java Township, Genesee County, New York:6

Ebenezer Henshaw family:
1 male under age 5.
1 male age 30-40 (Ebenezer).
1 female age 30-40 (Polly).
Also living nearby in 1840 were the families of William Henshaw and Sally Henshaw.  

Ebenezer and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 7 1850), Java Township, Wyoming County, New York:1

Ebenezer Henshaw, age 42, born in Massachusetts; blacksmith; $500 real estate.
Polly Henshaw, age 41, born in New York.
Sarah Henshaw, age 17, born in New York; attended school.
Edwin Henshaw, age 6, born in New York; attended school.
Living nearby in 1850 was the family of Mary (Henshaw) Lisk.8  Also living in Wyoming County in 1850 was Jacob S. Henshaw.9  

Ebenezer and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 21 1860), Java Township, Wyoming County, New York:2

Ebenezer Henshaw, age 52, born in Massachusetts; blacksmith; $500 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Mary Henshaw, age 50, born in New York.
Sarah Henshaw, age 27, born in New York.
Edwin Henshaw, age 16, born in New York; attended school.

Ebenezer and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 12 1870), Java, Wyoming County, New York:3

Henshaw, Ebenezer, age 62, born in Massachusetts; blacksmith; $2000 real estate; $650 personal property.
Henshaw, Polly, age 60, born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, Sarah, age 38, born in New York.
Henshaw, Edwin, age 25, born in New York; blacksmith.
Henshaw, Achsah, age 20, born in New York; keeping house.

Ebenezer and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 28 1880), Java Township, Wyoming County, New York:4

Henshaw, Ebenezer, age 72, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; blacksmith.
Henshaw, Polly, wife, age 70, born in New York; parents born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, Sarah A., daughter, age 47, born in New York; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in New York; single.
Also living in Wyoming County in 1880 was Jacob S. Henshaw #17031.10  

A biographical sketch of Ebenezer was published in Beerís "Wyoming County History":7

EBENEZER F. HENSHAW was born in New Bedford, Mass., May 15th, 1808, and in 1825 came with his fatherís family from Cayuga County to Java, locating on lot 5, range 3.  He was married to Polly Lisk, of Java, January 26th, 1830, after which he cleared up a farm in Wethersfield, and remained there until about 1845, when he removed to North Java, and thence to Williamsville, where he still resides, engaged in blacksmithing.

Ebenezer was probably the son of Samuel Henshaw & Sally Fuller.11  

See also: Ebenezer Henshaw #11141.  

See also: Ebenezer Henshaw #11146.  

See also: Mary Henshaw #8427 who might have been Ebenezer's sister.11  
See also: Jacob S. Henshaw who might have been Ebenezer's brother.11  

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Sources

  1. 1850 census, Java Township, Wyoming County, New York; roll M432-616, page 53, line #35, dwelling #801, family #801.
  2. 1860 census, Java Township, Wyoming County, New York; page 817, line #11, dwelling #426, family #406.
  3. 1870 census, Java village, Java Township, Wyoming County, New York; roll M593-1119, page 204, line #27, dwelling #375, family #369.
  4. 1880 census, Java Township, Wyoming County, New York; roll T9-948, ED 205, page 180B, line #9, dwelling #415, family #426.
  5. Contribution from Alex Bueno-Edwards () citing
    Beerís Wyoming County History, page 209 ("Biographical Notices, Town of Java").
  6. 1840 census, Java Township, Genesee County, New York; roll M704-285, page 124.
  7. Contribution from Alex Bueno-Edwards () citing
    Beerís "Wyoming County History", page 209 ("Biographical Notices, Town of Java").
  8. 1850 census, Java Township, Wyoming County, New York; roll M432-616, page 53, line #9, dwelling #794, family #794.
  9. 1850 census, Wethersfield Township, Wyoming County, New York; roll M432-616, page 82, line #23, dwelling #1213, family #1213.
  10. 1880 census, Wethersfield Township, Wyoming County, New York; roll T9-948, ED 213, page 324D, line #35, dwelling #172, family #181.
  11. Speculation.


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