┌── Nicholas Hancher │ 1705-1777 ┌── William Henshaw ─────┤ │ 1736-1799 │ │ └── Rebecca Smith │ c1707-? Adam Stephen Henshaw ───┤ B: 1772 │ ┌── William Anderson D: ? │ │ └── Agnes Ann Anderson ──┤ c1745-<1806 │ └── Mary Lauren M: Margaret McKenny └── James D. Henshaw, 1813-<1880
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(Adam Stephen Henshaw)1,132,133,145,165,a (Adam Steven Henshaw)129 (Adam S. Handshaw)b
Adam was probably named after Adam Stephen/Stephens, the first sheriff of Berkeley County and also an officer who had figured prominently in the Revolution and colonial wars. Adam's father William might have been friends with Adam Stephen as William once posted a 1000 pound bond for Adam.c
He married Margaret McKenny, Aug 25 1802, Berkeley County, Virginia.b (Mary McKenny)145 Margaret, daughter of Daniel McKenny.165
Adam Stephen Henshaw and his nephew George Henshaw were pioneer settlers of Union County, Kentucky.d
Adam S. Henshaw was shown in the 1820 census, Union County, Kentucky.e
About 1821/22, Adam Henshaw was granted a tavern license in Union County, Kentucky.g
On Jun 27 1836 a slave named Moses was recorded as emancipated in Gallatin County, Illinois. Moses was recorded as age 23, born in Virginia, 5ft. 7in. tall. The "other party" in the emancipation record (usually the slave owner) was recorded as Adam Henshaw.h
1. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
129. "Family Tree Maker, Family Archives, World Family Tree", Vol. 3, by Broderbund Software, a collection of individual family group submissions.
132. "The West Virginia Historical Magazine Quarterly", Vol. 4, No. 2, April 1904. The West Virginia Historical and Antiquarian Society, Charleston, W.VA. Article "The Henshaw Family" by Valley Virginia Henshaw. Contributed by David H. Henshaw ().
133. "Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County Pennsylvania", Volume II. John W. Jordan & James Hadden, editors. Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, 1912. Contributed by David H. Henshaw ().
145. Family group sheets created by Frances G. Brumley, citing Henshaw family bible records, Greene County, TN court & cemetery records, and several secondary sources. Contributed by Ruth Jenkins ().
165. "History of Henshaws in Scotland, in England and in America to the Present Time", Edith Henshaw Kuntz, 1956; contributed by Don Henshaw.
(a) Contribution from Tommy Karns (), citing:
William Henshaw's will, Superior Court Will Book I, pages 388-390,
Frederick County Court, Winchester, VA.
(b) "Virginia Marriage Index, 1740-1850", Ancestry, Inc.
(d) Contribution from Bill Varden () citing:
Genealogical research report by Heritage Consulting and Services, Salt Lake City, UT, 1991;
research performed for William H. Henshaw of Dover, Delaware.
(e) 1820 census, Morganfield, Union County, Kentucky; roll M33-20, page 153.
(f) Contribution from Bill Varden () citing:
Union County, Kentucky, Deed Book B, 1819-1923, entry B-157.
(g) Abstracts - County Order Books, Union County, Ky, 1821-1822; USGenWeb Archives.
(h) State of Illinois, Servitude and Emancipation Records Database:
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