+-- John Henshaw | 1762-1804 +-- Thomas Henshaw ---+ | c1770-1840 | | +-- Patty Newman | 1757-1805 John F. Henshaw ----+ B: 1821 | +-- John Field D: 1893 | | +-- Elizabeth Field --+ <1800-1860 | +-- Elizabeth Early M: Susan Mrya Adams +-- Paschall Henshaw, 1846-<1920 +-- Levi Henshaw, 1848-1926 +-- Nancy Jane Henshaw, 1849-1938 +-- Albert Henshaw, 1852-? +-- Elizabeth Henshaw, 1856-1890
|John F. Henshaw     [ID 00218]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Feb 3 1821, Madison County, Virginia.a,b,c,d
He married Susan Mrya Adams, Apr 3 1845, Johnson County, Missouri.1,74,78,e,a    Susan, daughter of Spencer Adams & Margaret "Peggy" Adams, was born in 1820, Wilkes County, North Carolina.78,a,b,f,d
John and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 25 1850), Washington Township, Johnson County, Missouri:b
After John died, Susan remarried to William Shumate.78
Susan died 1899, Johnson County, Missouri.1
A biographical sketch of John F. Henshaw was published in "The History of Johnson County, Missouri" (1881):a
JOHN F. HENSHAW, farmer, P. O. Knobnoster, was born in Madison county, Virginia, February 3, 1821.    His father, Thomas Henshaw, was a native of Virginia, and moved to Kentucky in 1831, where he remained one year.    In 1832 he moved to Clay county, Missouri, where he resided until his death, which occurred in 1840.    His mother was also a native of Virginia, and died in Clay county in 1860.    John F. was about eleven years of age when he came with his parents to Missouri.    In 1845 he came to Johnson county, and purchased eighty acres of land in Washington township.    In April, 1845, he was married to Miss Susan M. Adams, daughter of Spencer Adams, one of the early settlers of Johnson county.    In 1865 Mr. Henshaw moved onto his present farm, containing 164 acres of prairie land and seventy acres of timber land, making 234 in all.    Most of it is in a high state of cultivation, with good buildings.    It is located on section sixteen, township forty-five, range twenty-four.    His family is composed of the following children: Pascal, Levi, Nancy, Albert and Elizabeth.    Mr. H. has served several years as school director.    Mrs. H. and Elizabeth are members of the C. P. church.    Levi, the second son, lives in Rich Hill, Bates county, and is a Cumberland Presbyterian minister, ordained in 1875.
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.
74. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Missouri.
78. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
(a) "The History of Johnson County, Missouri"; Biographies for Washington township, Pages 774-811;
Kansas City Historical Co., 1881; USGenWeb Archives.
(b) 1850 census, Washington Township, Johnson County, Missouri; roll M432-403, page 28, line #12, dwelling #345, family #347.
(c) 1860 census, Washington Township, Johnson County, Missouri; roll M653-626, page 849, line #5, dwelling #836, family #895.
(d) 1880 census, Washington Township, Johnson County, Missouri; roll T9-0696, ED 108, page 467C, line #40, dwelling #230, family #233.
(e) "Missouri Marriages to 1850"; http://www.ancestry.com.
(f) 1870 census, Washington Township, Johnson County, Missouri; page 705, line #28, dwelling #386, family #384.
(g) 1860 census transcription, Johnson County, Missouri; USGenWeb Archives;
Washington Township, reel M653-626, page 849 (Jul 23 1860):
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