Edwin J. Henshaw

                      ┌── Ebenezer F. Henshaw
                      │    1808-?    
                      │
                      │
Edwin J. Henshaw ─────┤
B: 1844               │
D: 1911               │
                      └── Polly Lisk
                          c1809-?    
M: Achsah L. Silloway
   ├── Edwin A. Henshaw (c1874-?) 1
   └── Kate B. Henshaw (1879-1945) 1,2

Edwin J. Henshaw     [ID 15158] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul - 1844, New York.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

He married Achsah L. Silloway, about 1870.1,2,5,6,8  Achsah, daughter of Charles + Esther Silloway, was born Jul - 1849, New York.1,2,5,6,7,9  

Edwin and Achsah were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 12 1870), living with Edwin's parents in Java, Wyoming County, New York:5

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.

Edwin and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 5 1880), Wethersfield Township, Wyoming County, New York:1

Henshaw, Edwin J., age 35, born in New York; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in New York; blacksmith + wagon maker.
Henshaw, Achsah L., wife, age 30, born in New York; parents born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, Edwin A., son, age 6, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Kate B., age 11 months, born June [1879] in New York; parents born in New York.

Edwin and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 14 1900), Yorkshire, Cattaraugus County, New York:2

Henshaw, Edwin, head-of-household, age 55, born July 1844 in New York; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in New York; married 30 years; occupation: day laborer; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Achsah, wife, age 50, born July 1849 in New York; parents born in New York; married 30 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, C. Kathaleen, daughter, age 20, born June 1879 in New York; parents born in New York; single.
Henshaw, Sarah, sister, age 66, born Oct 1833 in New York; parents born in New York; single.

Edwin and Achsah were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 19 1910), Regan St., Yorkshire Township, Cattaraugus County, New York:6

Henshaw, Edwin J., head-of-household, age 65, born in New York; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in New York; first marriage, married 40 years; occupation: house painter, houses; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Achsah L., wife, age 60, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 40 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Living next door in 1910 was the family of daughter Kate.10  

Edwin J. Henshaw died 1911, buried Delevan Cemetery (aka Maplehurst Cemetery), Delevan, Cattaraugus County, New York.7  

Achsah died 1912, buried Delevan Cemetery (aka Maplehurst Cemetery), Delevan, Cattaraugus County, New York.7  

Achsah's will was probated c1912-1914 in Cattaraugus County, New York; she was recorded as a resident of Yorkshire.11  


Sources

  1. 1880 census, Wethersfield Township, Wyoming County, New York; roll T9-948, ED 213, page 320D, line #33, dwelling #83, family #86.
  2. 1900 census, Yorkshire, Cattaraugus County, New York; roll T623-1011, ED 72, page 10A, line #24, dwelling #242, family #244.
  3. 1850 census, Java Township, Wyoming County, New York; roll M432-616, page 53, line #35, dwelling #801, family #801.
  4. 1860 census, Java Township, Wyoming County, New York; page 817, line #11, dwelling #426, family #406.
  5. 1870 census, Java village, Java Township, Wyoming County, New York; roll M593-1119, page 204, line #27, dwelling #375, family #369.
  6. 1910 census, Yorkshire Township, Cattaraugus County, New York; roll T624-927, ED 102, page 124B, line #84, dwelling #61, family #61.
  7. http://www.findagrave.com.
  8. LDS IGI, citing: member submission.
  9. 1850 census, China, Wyoming County, New York; roll M432-617, page 363, line #24, dwelling #298, family #306.
  10. 1910 census, Yorkshire Township, Cattaraugus County, New York; roll T624-927, ED 102, page 124B, line #86, dwelling #62, family #62.
  11. Index to Testators, Volume 25 (1912-1914); Cattaraugus Co., New York; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ny/cattaraugus/wills/indexes/testators/v25.txt
    http://www.sampubco.com/wills/ny/nycattaraugus04.htm.


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