William Slaughter Henshaw

                                                      ┌── Nicholas Hancher
                                                      │    1705-1777 
                             ┌── William Henshaw ─────┤
                             │    1736-1799           │
                             │                        └── Rebecca Smith
                             │                            c1707-?    
William Slaughter Henshaw ───┤
B: 1783                      │                        ┌──  William Anderson
D: 1836                      │                        │
                             └── Agnes Ann Anderson ──┤
                                 c1745-<1806          │
                                                      └── Mary Lauren
M: Harriet Brown Lyle
   ├── Robert W. Henshaw (?-1861) 1,2
   ├── Isabella Lyle Henshaw (1817-1891) 1,3
   ├── Mary Henshaw  1
   ├── Hugh Lyle Henshaw (1819-1861) 1,3,4
   ├── William Anderson Henshaw (1822-1881) 1,3,5
   ├── Ann Lavinia Henshaw (1825-1842) 1,3
   ├── Ruhmau Rebecca Moore Henshaw (1827-1836) 3
   ├── Wallace Wellington Henshaw (1830-1854) 3,5,6
   ├── Harriet Biron Bailey Henshaw (1832-1870) 3
   └── Susan Henshaw (c1835-?) 5

William Slaughter Henshaw     [ID 01683] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

William Slaughter Henshaw1,7,8,9 [William Sloughter Henshaw10,11, William Slouth Henshaw6].

Born Nov 23 1783.3  

On 6 Mo. 12 1805 at Hopewell Friends MM (Virginia), William S. Henshaw signed and witnessed the marriage certificate of Joseph Hackney Jr. and Lydia Sidwell.12  

William was a captain in the 5th Infantry, U.S. Army, 1808-1815, and served during the War of 1812.9,13  Promoted from First Lieutenant to Captain, April 30, 1813.14  

He married Harriet Brown Lyle1,7,8,15 [Harriet Browman Lyle6, Harriet Byron Lyle3,9,16], Sep 19 18161,7,8,15, Berkeley County, Virginia1,7,8,15.  Harriet was born Mar 12 1793, Virginia.3,5,9,17  

Note that William's neice Eleanor married a Hugh Lyle in 1821.8  Harriet's relationship to Hugh is unknown.  

William was a Captain in the 5th Infantry, U.S. Army, from 1808 to 1815, serving actively through the war of 1812.1,3,8,10,18  

William Slaughter Henshaw died Apr 28 1836, at his home.3,9,16  

Widow Harriet Henshaw and family were shown in the 1850 census, Berkeley County, Virginia, as follows:5

Harriet B. Henshaw, age 53, born in Virginia; $3800 real estate.
William Henshaw, age 27, born in Virginia.
Wallace Henshaw, age 20, born in Virginia.
Susan Henshaw, age 15, born in Virginia.
Thomas Robinson, age 38, born in Virginia; farmer; black.
The 1850 census shows living next door was an Isabella Lyle, age 85,19 who might have been Harriet's mother.20  

The 1850 census shows the following Henshaws all living near each other in Berkeley County, Virginia:

Joseph Henshaw 21
Anderson Henshaw 22
Levi Henshaw 23
James Henshaw 24
Samuel Preston Henshaw 25
widow Harriet Henshaw 5
James William Henshaw 26

Widow Harriet was again shown in the 1860 census, living with her son William in Berkeley County, Virginia:17

William A. Henshaw, age 38, born in Virginia; farmer; $12000 [unclear] real estate; $5000 personal property.
Harriet B. Henshaw, age 66, born in Virginia.
Wm Lyle, age 63, born in Virginia; farm hand.

Harriet died Sep 15 1870.3,9  


Sources

  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.
  2. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  3. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  4. Family lineage notes from Donna Henshaw Mason
  5. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 417, family #1543.
  6. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - West Virginia.
  7. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Virginia.
  8. "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 ().
  9. "History of Henshaws in Scotland, in England and in America to the Present Time", Edith Henshaw Kuntz, 1956; contributed by Don Henshaw.
  10. "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 ().
  11. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  12. "Hopewell Friends History 1734-1934: Frederick County, Virginia:
    Records of Hopewell Monthly Meetings and Meetings Reporting to Hopewell",
    1936, Shendendoah Publishing House, Strasburg, VA.
  13. "Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants" by Marcellus Donald Alexander R. von Redlich; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1988;
    Roster of the General Society of War of 1812; pages 229, 273.
  14. "Notes and Queries Historical and Genealogical chiefly relating to Interior Pennsylvania"; by William Henry Egle; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970; page 147.
  15. "Virginia Marriage Index, 1740-1850", Ancestry, Inc.
  16. "Family Tree Maker, Family Archives, World Family Tree", Vol. 3, by Broderbund Software, a collection of individual family group submissions.
  17. 1860 census, Arden P.O., Berkeley County, Virginia; page 764, line #36, dwelling #86, family #86.
  18. 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 ().
  19. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 417, family #1544.
  20. speculation.
  21. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, family #1519.
  22. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, family #1524.
  23. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, family #1525.
  24. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, family #1528.
  25. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, family #1529.
  26. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 418, family #1565.


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