George Henshaw

George Henshaw
B: c1815
D: 1898 
M: Mary W. Crysel
   └── Richard Henshaw (c1842-?) 1,2

George Henshaw     [ID 02305] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

George Henshaw2 [George Hincher3,4, George Hinchey5,6,7].

Born about 18152,5 [about 18133,6], Orange County, North Carolina2,5.  

He married Mary W. Crysel, Apr 4 1839, Wilkes County, North Carolina.2,3,6,7,8,9  Mary was born Aug - 18162,6,10 [about 18193], Wilkes County, North Carolina2,6,10.  

George and family were shown in the 1840 census, Wellborns District, Wilkes County, North Carolina:5

George Hinchey household:
1 male under age 5.
1 male age 20-30 (George).
1 female age 20-30 (Mary).

George and family were shown in the 1850 census, Wilkes County, North Carolina:2

George Henshaw, age 35, born in Orange County, North Carolina; farmer; $100 real estate; cannot read or write.
Mary Hinshaw, age 33, born in Wilkes County, North Carolina.
Susan [unclear] Sulivan [unclear], female, age 13, born in Wilkes County, North Carolina; "mulatto".
Richard Henshaw, age 8, born in Wilkes County, North Carolina.

In addition to their son Richard (and a possible additional child),10 George and Mary raised two other children, Catherine Washington and David Washington.9  [Any information about these Washington children would be appreciated by Cheryl Washington: ].  

George and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 17 1860), Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina:3

George Hincher, age 47, born in North Carolina; $225 real estate; $150 personal property.
Mary W. Hincher, age 41, born in North Carolina.
Richard Hincher, age 17, born in North Carolina; farmer; attended school.
Susan [unclear] Swilva [unclear], age 22, born in North Carolina; mullato; domestic.
Catherine Washington, age 6, born in North Carolina.
Living nearby in 1860 was William Hincher11 and his sons William Patterson Hincher12 and Michael Hincher.13  

George and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 26 1870), Mulberry Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina:14

Hincher, George, age 57, born in North Carolina; farmer; $100 real estate; $300 personal property.
Hincher, Mary, age 51, born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Washington, Catherine, age 15, born in North Carolina; domestic servant; cannot read or write.
Sylvin [unclear], Susan, age 27, born in North Carolina; domestic servant; cannot read or write.
Living nearby in 1870 was William Hincher15 and his sons James Hincher16 William P. Hincher,17 and Thomas J. Hinchey.18  

George and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 2-4 1880), Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina:6

Hinchey, George, age 67, born in North Carolina; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; farmer; cannot read or write.
Hinchey, M.W., wife, age 63, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Walker, Lenville, employee, age 14, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; laborer on farm; attended school; cannot read or write.
Washington, David, taken to raise, age 8, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; attended school.
Mathias, S.E., employee, female age 27, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; assists in house.
Mathias, H.C., son of S.E., age 3, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Also living in Reddies River Township in 1880 was the family of Charlotte Hinchey.19  

George Henshaw died Aug - 1898.20  

George's will stipulated that his estate be left to his wife, and thereafter divided between Richard A. Crysel and David Washington, "the boy that I raised."20  

Widow Mary and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 15 1900), Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina:10

Hincha, Mary, head-of-household, age 83, born Aug 1816 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; widow; 2 children, 2 living; owned farm (free).
Crysel, Nancy, sister, age 65, born Sepr 1834 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; single.
Crysel, Richard A., nephew, age 25, born Jan 1873 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 2 years; occupation: farmer.
Crysel, Sallie, niece, age 18, born Apr 1882 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 2 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Crysel, Paul, g-nephew, age 1, born Feb 1899 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.

See also: William Hincher #2223 and Patterson Hinchey #3548 who both also lived in Wilkes County, North Carolina.  Also see: Gilbert Hinchey #10927 who was probably closely related.  

Ambrose Milton Hincher (1918-2008), great grandson of William Hincher #2223, said that George Hincher and William Hincher/Hinchey/Hinshaw #2223 and Patterson Hinchey #3548 were brothers, and all lived in the Mulberry area just outside of North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina.21  

This person's ancestry is unknown!
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Sources

  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  2. 1850 census, Wilkes County, North Carolina; roll 649, pg 343, family #1369.
  3. 1860 census, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina; page 264, line #7, dwelling #476, family #472.
  4. 1870 North Carolina census index.
  5. 1840 census, Wellborns District, Wilkes County, North Carolina; roll M704-373, page 106.
  6. 1880 census, Reddies River, Wilkes County, North Carolina; roll T9-0987, ED 221, page 195C, line #12, dwelling #15, family #15.
  7. Marriages of Wilkes County, North Carolina 1778-1868; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  9. Contribution from Cheryl Washington ().
  10. 1900 census, Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina; roll T623-1224, ED 155, page 11B, line #78, dwelling #214, family #216.
  11. 1860 census, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina; page 316, line #29, dwelling #856, family #858.
  12. 1860 census, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina; page 303, line #1, dwelling #753, family #754.
  13. 1860 census, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina; page 302, line #35, dwelling #751, family #752.
  14. 1870 census, Wilkes County, North Carolina; page 339b, line #18, dwelling #88, family #88;
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/nc/wilkes/census/1870/.
  15. 1870 census, Wilkesboro, Mulberry Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina; page 335b, line #38, dwelling #33, family #33;
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/nc/wilkes/census/1870/.
  16. 1870 census, Wilkesboro, Mulberry Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina; page 335b, line #8, dwelling #26, family #26;
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/nc/wilkes/census/1870/.
  17. 1870 census, Wilkes County, North Carolina; page 349b, line #19, dwelling #123, household #123;
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/nc/wilkes/census/1870/.
  18. 1870 census, Mulberry Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina; page 346b, line #15, dwelling #72, family #72;
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/nc/wilkes/census/1870/.
  19. 1880 census, Reddies River, Wilkes County, North Carolina; roll T9-0987, ED 221, page 196B, line #23, dwelling #45, family #45.
  20. Contribution from Cheryl Washington () citing: will of George Hinchey.
  21. Contribution from Fred Milton Hincher citing:
    Ambrose Milton Hincher, grandson of Thomas Jefferson Hincher.


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