Nancy Ellen Henshaw

                        ┌── William Hinshawc1812-1863 
Nancy Ellen Henshaw ────┤
B: 1855                 │                     ┌── Daniel McCoy
D: 1887                 │                     │
                        └── Sarah Anderson ───┤
                             1819-1887        │
                                              └── Clarisa (McCoy)
M: George Vantuyl

M: John Melshert Gainey

Nancy Ellen Henshaw     [ID 02335] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Nancy Ellen Henshaw1,2,3,4 [Ellen Hinshaw5].

Born 18551,2,3,4 [about 18575], Indiana1,2,3,4.  

She married George Vantuyl4 [George Vantuyle5], Nov 7 18754.  George was born Jun - 1853, Pennsylvania.4,5  


Sarah Ennis/Emma Vantuyl, born Jul 8 1876; married William T. Vansickle, Jan 25 1899.
Herbert O. Vantuyl, born Sep 7 1880; married Clida Holmes, Jan 13 1901.
Harmon C. Vantuyl, born Jan 23 1883; married Hattie Bates (children: George, Robert and Charlotte Vantuyl).

Nancy and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 10 1880), Springville, Perry Township, Lawrence County, Indiana:5

Vantuyle, George, age 26, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Vantuyle, Ellen, wife, age 23, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; milliner.
Vantuyle, Emma, daughter, age 3, born in Indiana; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Indiana.

Nancy and George were apparently divorced or separated.6  George died Nov 4 1919, buried Methodist Cemetery, Springville, Lawrence County, Indiana.4  

She then married John Melshert Gainey4, Oct 6 18854 [Jun 10 18867].  John, son of Wesley Gainey & Sarah Barker, was born Aug 2 1846, Scotland, Greene County, Indiana.7  

Nancy Ellen Henshaw died May - 1887.7  


  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  2. 1860 census, Guthrie P.O., Marshall Township, Lawrence County, Indiana; page 927, line #11, dwelling #1385, family #1385.
  3. 1870 census, Springville P.O., Perry Township, Lawrence County, Indiana; page 471B, line #10, dwelling #30, family #33.
  4. Contribution from James D. VanDerMark ().
  5. 1880 census, Springville, Perry Township, Lawrence County, Indiana; roll T9-0292, ED 9, page 496B, line #33, dwelling #146, family #150.
  6. Conclusion.
  7. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Bobbie Athon ().

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