William Henshaw

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William Henshaw ───┤
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William Henshaw     [ID 15176] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 1849, New Jersey.1  (c1854).2  (c1853, New York).3  

William was shown in the 1870 census (Aug 5 1870), living with sister Eliza in Geneseo, Henry County, Illinois:3

Lawrence, Benj. F., age 39, born in New York; carpenter; $550 real estate; $150 personal property.
Lawrence, Eliza, age 34, born in England; keeps house.
Lawrence, Frank, age 12, born in New York; attended school.
Lawrence, Jessie, age 8, born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Wm, age 17, born in New York; attended school.

William was listed in the 1877 "History of Henry County" [Illinois]:4

"Taxpayers and Voters", Geneseo Township:
Henshaw, Wm., Geneseo; carpenter; Republican; Episcopalian; from New York.
Also listed was another William Henshaw #12657:

William was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 16 1880), living with sister Eliza in Geneseo, Henry County, Illinois:2

Lawrence, Eliza, age 43, born in New York; parents born in England; divorced; keeping house.
Henshaw, William, brother, age 26, born in New Jersey; parents born in England; single; engineer.


Sources

  1. 1850 census, Van Vorst Township, Hudson County, New Jersey; roll M432-452, page 422, line #20, dwelling #397, family #643.
  2. 1880 census, Geneseo, Henry County, Illinois; roll T9-0213, ED 110, page 302A, line #42, dwelling #223, family #230.
  3. 1870 census, Geneseo, Henry County, Illinois; roll M593-229, page 483, line #7, dwelling #617, family #614.
  4. Contribution from Donna Buechler () citing:
    "History of Henry County, Illinois", 1877; Geneseo Township, page 199.


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