John J. Henshaw

John J. Henshaw
B: 1812 
D: 1894 
M: Margaret Rouzer
   ├── John H. Henshaw (1867-1950) 1,2,3
   ├── William R. Henshaw (1869-1955) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Mary Catherine Henshaw (1872-1946) 1,2
   ├── M. Grace Henshaw (1874-1964) 1,2,4
   └── Anna E. Henshaw (1879-1961) 1,2,4

John J. Henshaw     [ID 02103] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 13 18125,6 [about 18182,3], Virginia5,6.  

He married Margaret Rouzer.5  Margaret was born Jan 21 1840, Maryland.2,3,5,6  

John and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 21 1870), Mechanicstown, Frederick County, Maryland:3

Henshaw, Jno J, age 52, born in Virginia; farmer; $5000 real estate; $1415 personal property.
Henshaw, Margaret, age 30, born in Maryland; keeping house.
Henshaw, John H, age 3, born in Virginia.
Henshaw, William R, age 1, born in Maryland.
Lucas, Amos, black, age 25, born in Virginia; works on farm.

John and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 26 1880), Mechanicstown, Frederick County, Maryland:2

Henshew, Dr JJ, age 62, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; agt. for wash machines.
Henshew, Maggie, wife, age 40, born in Maryland; parents born in Maryland; keeping house.
Henshew, John, son, age 13, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland.
Henshew, William, son, age 11, born in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland.
Henshew, Mary C., daughter, age 7, born in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland.
Henshew, Grace, daughter, age 5, born in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland.
Henshew, Anna E, daughter, age 1, born in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland.
Amos T. Lucas, boarder, mullato, age 32; single; barber.

Margaret died Sep 1 1893, Thurmont, Frederick County, Maryland; buried Wellers Cemetery, 101 North Altamont Ave., Thurmont, Frederick County, Maryland.5,6  

John J. Henshaw died Feb 1 1894, buried Wellers Cemetery, 101 North Altamont Ave., Thurmont, Frederick County, Maryland.5,6  

John & Margaret's children were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), living with the family of Mary, Mechanicstown, Frederick County, Maryland:4,7

Rouzer, Morris, head-of-household, age 33, born Dec 1866 in Maryland; parents born in Maryland; married 6 years; rented home.
Rouzer, Mary C., wife, age 28, born Feb 1872 in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; married 6 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Rouzer, Helen M., daughter, age 5, born June 1894 in Maryland; parents born in Maryland.
Rouzer, Dorothy G., daughter, age 4, born Dec 1895 in Maryland; parents born in Maryland.
Rouzer, John M., son, age 2, born Feb 1898 in Maryland; parents born in Maryland.
Henshaw, William R., brother-in-law, age 31, born Mch 1869 in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; single; occupation: tinner & plumber.
Henshaw, M. Grace, sister-in-law, age 25, born Dec 1874 in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; single; occupation: teacher.
Henshaw, Anna E., sister-in-law, age 21, born Feb 1879 in Maryland; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; single.
Henshaw, John H, brother-in-law, age 33, born Mch 1867 in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in Maryland; single; occupation: solicitor for adv. co.

John might have been a descendent of Frederick William Hanshew,8 whose family and descendents lived in Frederick County, Maryland.  

This person's ancestry is unknown!
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Sources

  1. Obituary of Mary Catherine Henshaw.
  2. 1880 census, Mechanicstown, Frederick County, Maryland; roll T9-510, ED 88, page 471D, line #18, dwelling #434, family #434.
  3. 1870 census, Mechanicstown, Frederick County, Maryland; roll M593-587, page 544B, line #30, dwelling #69, family #70.
  4. 1900 census, Mechanicstown, Frederick County, Maryland; roll T623-622, ED 28, page 5A, line #13, dwelling #90, family #94.
  5. http://www.findagrave.com.
  6. "Names in Stone Vol. 1"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. 1900 census, Mechanicstown, Frederick County, Maryland; roll T623-622, ED 28, page 11A.
  8. Speculation.


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