Mary Cowen Henshaw

                                               ┌── William Henshaw
                                               │    1736-1799 
                          ┌── Hiram Henshaw ───┤
                          │    1771-1845       │
                          │                    └── Agnes Ann Anderson
                          │                        c1745-<1806
Mary Cowen Henshaw ───────┤
B: 1805                   │                    ┌── William McConnel
D: ?                      │                    │
No Issue                  └── Mary McConnell ──┤
                               1777-1842       │
                                               └── Mary Cowan
M: William Gossett Morgan

Mary Cowen Henshaw     [ID 01691] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Mary Cowen Henshaw1,2 [Mary Cowan Henshaw3,4,5, Molly Henshaw5].

Born Nov 6 1805, Berkeley County, West Virginia.2,4,5  

She married William Gossett Morgan1,2,3,5,6, Feb 26 18391,2,3,5,6 [Mar 5 18397], Berkeley County, West Virginia1,2,3,5,6.  Mary and William were married at her parent's home, "Spring Hill".5  Marriage reported in the "Virginia Free Press" (Charles Town, West Virginia) on Thursday, March 14, 1839.7  

No children.5  

Mary and William were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 21 1850), Berkeley County, Virginia:8

William G. Morgan, age 50, born in Virginia; farmer; $10,000 real estate.
Mary Morgan, age 44, born in Virginia.
Margaret Clark, age 13, born in Virginia.
William Flouers, age 15, born in Virginia.
It is unkown who were the teenagers Margaret Clark and William Flouers, but note that Mary's sister, Margaret Henshaw, would have been 13 years old in 1850 and reportedly married a Clark.  


  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 Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - West Virginia.
  3. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Virginia.
  4. "Family Tree Maker, Family Archives, World Family Tree", Vol. 3, by Broderbund Software, a collection of individual family group submissions.
  5. "History of Henshaws in Scotland, in England and in America to the Present Time", Edith Henshaw Kuntz, 1956; contributed by Don Henshaw.
  6. "Virginia Marriage Index, 1740-1850", Ancestry, Inc.
  7. Library of Virginia; Henley Marriage/Obituary Index to VA Newspapers:
  8. 1850 census, District 9, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll M432-936, page 415B, line #10, dwelling #1481, family #1512.

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