Samuel Henshaw B: ? D: ? M: Elizabeth Tingley M: Mary King ├── Cornelia Henshaw 1,2 └── Samuel Henshaw (c1774-1808) 1,2
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Samuel Henshaw3,4,5,6,7 [Samuel Hanshaw5].
He married Elizabeth Tingley6, Aug 23 17646 [Aug 20 17643,4,5,7,8], Trinity Church Parish, New York, New York6. Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel Tingley & Agnus Blanck, was born about 1740, New York, New York.7
He then married Mary King, Oct 31 1770, New York.3,4,6,7,8,9 Mary, daughter of Linus King.1
Mary died about 1797. Mary made her will in 1795 as follows:1
My body to be interred, in a vault, in Trinity Church-yeard, New York, jointly belonging to my father, Linus King, and the heirs of John Dunscomb, sr., but if I should die at an inconvenient distance from the said city, then to be buried at the discretion of those with me shall suggest; after my funeral expenses and other debts are paid, I order my house and land at Number 105 William Street to be sold and out of the monies arising from such sale I bequeath £100 to my grandson, John Buxton; to my granddaughter, Mary Henshaw, £100; I order the said £200 to be put out at interest, until my grandchildren shall attain lawful age; if both of my grandchildren should die before lawful age the same shall be given to the next surviving child of my daughter Cornelia, and son Samuel; to my daughter, Cornelia Buxton, my black servant girl named Hannah, about twenty years of age to be retained as a servant, or sold as my daughter Cornelia, shall judge convenient; also my wearing apparel, excepting a choice to be made hereafter; to my son, Samuel Henshaw, the remaining lease of a house in John Street known by Number 50, for his own residence or to rent; also my black servant man named Boston; to my companion, Susanna Gallop, a silver tea, sugar and milk pot and such other large and small silver spoons, as I may possess, said silver articles having been bought, by our joint labors; also half of such furniture as she may choose; also any article of my wearing apparel she may wish to possess; also £100 besides £20 for mourning; to William and Samuel Gallop, sons of Susanna Gallop, each £10 for mourning to be paid from the sale of furniture, hereafter mentioned; the remaining part of my furniture from the half of it already devised, be sold and the monies arising from such sale to be equally divided between my daughter, Cornelia Buxton, and son, Samuel Henshaw, excepting the above named donation of £20 and five guineas to my brother-in-law the Revnd. Dr. Samuel Nesbitt; whatever I may be entitled to from the estate of my father, Linus King, at his death to be equally divided between my son and daughter. I appoint my brother-in-law Revnd. Dr. Samuel Nesbitt and Susanna Gallop, executors.
Dated September 20, 1795.
Witnesses, Daniel Baehr, Abraham Taylor, Ephraim Baylis.
Proved, January 9, 1798.
From Mary's reference in her will to her "brother-in-law Revnd. Dr. Samuel Nesbitt", apparently the same Samuel Nesbitt who married Mehitable Henshaw, it can be concluded that Samuel and Mehitable were apparently siblings.
See also: Linus K[ing] Henshaw #11503
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