Joseph Henshaw

                                                      ┌── Daniel Henshaw
                                                      │    1701-1781 
                  ┌── Benjamin Henshaw ───────────────┤
                  │    1730-1793                      │
                  │                                   └── Elizabeth Allen Bass
                  │                                        1703-1774 
Joseph Henshaw ───┤
B: 1763           │
D: 1787           │
                  └── Mrs. Huldah (Stillman) Sumner
Joseph Henshaw     [ID 01725] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 5 1763, Middletown Township, Middlesex County, Connecticut.1  Joseph Henshaw died Aug 23 1787, at sea near the harbor of Petie Guadaleque, West Indies.  Joseph and his brother John were both washed from the deck of their ship during a strong gale in the West Indies.2  Their father, Benjamin, reportedly said that he saw Joseph and John through an apparition in his garden in Middletown, Connecticut, at about the same time they died at sea.2  


  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Connecticut.
  2. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.

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