Edwin Smith Henshaw

                                                                    ┌── Hiram Henshaw
                                                                    │    1771-1845 
                                 ┌── Samuel Preston Henshaw ────────┤
                                 │    1813-1884                     │
                                 │                                  └── Mary McConnell
                                 │                                       1777-1842 
Edwin Smith Henshaw ─────────────┤
B: 1849                          │                                  ┌── Peter Hunsicker
D: 1912                          │                                  │
                                 └── Julia Ann Margaret Hunsicker ──┤
                                      1813-1903                     │
                                                                    └── Eve Schmidt
M: Mary "Mazie" Elliott Campbell
   ├── Edwin Campbell Henshaw (1883-1943) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Harry Preston Henshaw (1886-?) 1,2,3,4,5
   └── Anna Mary Henshaw (1889-1983) 1,2,3,4,5,6

Edwin Smith Henshaw     [ID 01696] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 10 1849, Mill Creek, near Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, West Virginia.2,3,4,5,7  

He married Mary "Mazie" Elliott Campbell2,7,8,9 [Mazie Elliot Campbell1,8,10], Nov 22 18822,7,8,9, at her home in Gerrardstown, Berkeley County, West Virginia2,7,8,9.  Mary, daughter of Hugh Lyle Campbell & Mary Eliza VanMeter2,3,4,5,9,10,11, was born Feb 9 18582,3,4,5,9,10,11 [Feb 8 185812, about 18616], Gerrardstown, Berkeley County, West Virginia2,3,4,5,9,10,11.  

Edwin was an agriculturalist and orchardist.  He joined the Gerrardstown Presbyterian Church on Aug 21 1886.  On Dec 30 1898 he was ordained and installed a Deacon.  In 1910 he was ordained and installed an Elder.2  

Edwin and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 20 1900), Mill Creek Township, Berkeley County, West Virginia:4

Henshaw, Edwin, head-of-household, age 50, born Nov 1849 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 18 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Mazie E., wife, age 42, born Feb 1858 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 18 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Edwin, son, age 16, born Oct 1883 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Henshaw, Harry, son, age 13, born Dec 1886 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Henshaw, Anna M., daughter, age 10, born Aug 1889 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Henshaw, Julia A., mother, age 86, born Oct 1813 in West Virginia; parents born in Pennsylvania; widow; 4 children, 3 living.
Hall, Anthony, servant, black, age 18, born 1883 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Dotter, Pearl, servant, white, age 10, born Oct 1889 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

Edwin and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 5 1910), Mill Creek Township, Berkeley County, West Virginia:5

Henshaw, Edwin S., head-of-household, age 60, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 27 years; occupation: orchardist, apple; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Mazie E., wife, age 52, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; first marriage, married 27 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Harry P., son, age 22, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Henshaw, Anna M., daughter, age 20, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.

Edwin Smith Henshaw died May 28 1912.1,2,3  

Widow Mazie and family were shown in the 1920 census (May 5 1910), Bunker Hill, Mill Creek District, Berkeley County, West Virginia:6

Henshaw, Massy E., head-of-household, age 59, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Ohio; widow; owned home; occupation: none.
Henshaw, Anna M., daughter, age 30, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single; occupation: none.
Hoffman, Lester C., head-of-household, age 42, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; owned home; occupation: auctioneer.
Hoffman, Anna Beall, wife, age 42, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hoffman, Emma Gray, daughter, age 8, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school.
Hoffman, Lenard C., son, age 4 years 5 months, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of son Harry Preston Henshaw.13  

Mary died Oct 27 1927, Inwood, Berkeley County, West Virginia; buried Gerardstown, Berkeley County, West Virginia.2,3,12

(photo)Photo: Mary Elliott Campbell death certificate 12


Sources

  1. "Family Tree Maker, Family Archives, World Family Tree", Vol. 3, by Broderbund Software, a collection of individual family group submissions.
  2. "History of Henshaws in Scotland, in England and in America to the Present Time", Edith Henshaw Kuntz, 1956; contributed by Don Henshaw.
  3. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  4. 1900 census, Mill Creek Township, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T623-1755, ED 18, page 11A, line #24, dwelling #184, family #186.
  5. 1910 census, Mill Creek Township, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T624-1676, ED 24, page 126A, line #19, dwelling #267, family #269.
  6. 1920 census, Bunker Hill, Mill Creek District, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T625-1948, ED 34, page 15B, line #54, dwelling #304, family #312.
  7. "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.
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - West Virginia.
  9. Campbell, Leslie L., "The Campbell Clan in Virginia". Edwards Bros. Inc., Ann Arbor 1942.
  10. 1880 census, Gerardstown, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T9-1400, ED 14, page 277B, line #44, dwelling #346, family #357.
  11. 1870 census, Gerardstown, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll M593-1684, page 188, line #35, dwelling #274, family #278.
  12. Mary Elliott Henshaw death certificate; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1902481&Type=Death.
  13. 1920 census, Bunker Hill, Mill Creek District, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T625-1948, ED 34, page 15B, line #51, dwelling #303, family #311.


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