┌── Daniel Henshaw │ 1701-1781 ┌── Benjamin Henshaw ──┤ │ 1730-1793 │ │ └── Elizabeth Allen Bass │ 1703-1774 Elizabeth Henshaw ───┤ B: 1755 │ D: 1847 │ └── Elizabeth Lord ?-1761 M: John Meigs
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(Elizabeth Henshaw)1,2,3,4 (Rebeckah Henshaw)5
Born Jul 5 1755, Middletown Township, Middlesex County, Connecticut.2,3,4,5,6
She married John Meigs, Jan 18 1781, Fair Haven Church, Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut.2,3,6,7,8,9 John, son of Jonathan Meigs & Grace Starr, was born in 1753, Middletown, Connecticut.3,6
John served as a lieutenant in Colonel Samuel B. Webb's regiment, Connecticut Line, during the Revolution. He was a member of the original Society of the Cincinnati. His brother, Return Jonathan Meigs, was a distinguished colonel.3
John died 1826, Hartford, Connecticut.3
After John died, Elizabeth moved to Farmington, Connecticut, about the time her daughter Esther married Thomas Lee, Esq.6 Elizabeth drew a pension from government of $280.00 per annum.6
Elizabeth Henshaw died Mar 5 1847, age 95; buried on the bank of the Connecticut River, Middletown, Connecticut; marked by a large red stone monument.3,6
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