┌── Joseph Henshaw
Abram Henshaw ───┤
B: c1815 │
D: ? │
└── Hannah -
M: Laura -
├── Eva Henshaw (c1855-?) 1
├── Ferona Henshaw (c1857-?) 1
└── Joseph Henshaw (1861-?) 2,3
M: Mary M. Jones
Abram Henshaw [ID 16533]
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Born about 1815, New York.1,2,3,4,5
On Mar 1 1848 Abram Henshaw, of Racine County Wisconsin, acquired 40 acres in Kenosha County, Wisconsin.6,7 A few years earlier, on Aug 1 1844, a Seth Travis Henshaw of Racine County had acquired 40 acres of land in Kenosha County;6,7 on Sep 10 1844 the same Seth Travis Henshaw acquired 40 additional acres in Kenosha County;6,7 Seth Travis Henshaw was probably closely related to Abram.8
Abram was shown in the 1850 census (Sep 26 1850), living with his parents (apparently unmarried) in Brighton, Kenosha County, Wisconsin:4
Abram Henshaw, age 34, born in New York; farmer; $400 real estate.
He married Laura -.1,2 Laura was born about 1827, New York.1,2
Abram and family were shown in the 1860 census (Aug 3 1860), Dayton Township, Green Lake County, Wisconsin:1
Hanshaw, Abram, age 43, born in New York; farmer; $1000 real estate; $400 personal property.
Hanshaw, Laura, age 33, born in New York.
Also living in Green Lake County, Wisconsin in 1860 was the family of James Henshaw/Hanshaw #16743 and Lewis M. Henshaw #14507.
Abram and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 18 1870), Jackson Township, Linn County, Missouri:2
Henshaw, Abram, age 55, born in New York; farmer; $2000 real estate; $500 personal property.
Henshaw, Laura, age 43, born in New York; housekeeper.
Laura died before Jun 1 1880.3
Abram and son Joseph were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 1 1880), Jackson Township, Linn County, Missouri:3
Henshaw, Abrem, age 64, born in Wisconsin; parents born in New York; widower; farmer.
, son, age 18, born in Wisconsin; parents born in New York; works on farm.
He then married Mary M. Jones, May 2 1882, Green Lake County, Wisconsin.9
- 1860 census, Grand Prairie P.O., Dayton Township, Green Lake County, Wisconsin; roll M653-1410, page 915, line #25, dwelling #2097, family #1905.
- 1870 census, Linneus P.O., Jackson Township, Linn County, Missouri; roll M593-788, page 284, line #15, dwelling #33, family #41.
- 1880 census, Jackson Township, Linn County, Missouri; roll T9-0700, ED 190, page 551A, line #39, dwelling #9, family #9.
- 1850 census, Brighton, Kenosha County, Wisconsin; roll M432-1000, page 197, line #24, dwelling #30, family #33.
- RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Jan Payne ().
- U.S. Bureau of Land Management - Land Patent database: http://www.glorecords.blm.gov.
- Kenosha County, Wisconsin land patents; USGenWeb Archives:
- "Wisconsin Marriages, pre-1907"; http://www.ancestry.com.
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