James Henshaw

James Henshaw
B: c1820
D: ?    
M: Susannah Osburn
   ├── Margaret Henshaw (1841-1872) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Mary Elizabeth Hinshaw (c1843-?) 1,2,3,4
   ├── William Hinshaw (c1848-?) 2,3
   └── Calvin L. Henshaw (1858-1930) 3,6

James Henshaw     [ID 02448] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born about 18202 [about 18253], North Carolina2.  

He married Susannah Osburn7,8,9,10 [Susannah Ozborn11], Nov 19 18407,8,9,10, Preble County, Ohio7,8,9,10.  Susannah, daughter of Jonathan + Mary Ozbun2,12,13, was born Jun 29 18212,12,13, Ohio2,12,13 [Indiana3, Illinois6].  

At Elk MM (Ohio) on 4-17-1841, Susanna Hinshaw (formerly Ozbun) condemned her marriage out of unity.12  

On Jul 15 1843 James and Susannah were living in Preble County, Ohio.11  

James and family were shown in the 1850 census (Nov 16 1850), Warren County, Illinois:2

James Henshaw, age 30, born in North Carolina; farmer; cannot read or write.
Susannah Henshaw, age 29, born in Ohio.
Margaret Henshaw, age 9, born in Ohio; attended school.
Mary E. Henshaw, age 7, born in Ohio; attended school.
William Henshaw, age 2, born in Illinois.

James and family were shown in the 1860 census (Aug 8 1850), Spring Grove Township, Warren County, Illinois:3

James Henshaw, age 35, born in North Carolina; farmer; $130 personal property; cannot read or write.
Susanna Henshaw, age 30, born in Indiana.
Margaret Henshaw, age 18, born in Ohio.
Elizabeth Henshaw, age 15, born in Ohio.
Wm Henshaw, age 12, born in Illinois.
Calvin L Henshaw, age 1, born in Illinois.

It appears that James died sometime before 1868 as Mrs. Susanna Henshaw remarried to Samuel Cox on Aug 27 1868, Warren County, Illinois.14,15  

Susanna later remarried to a -- Bennet.6  

Susanna and son Calvin were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin:6

Hanshaw, Calvin, head-of-household, age 41, born June 1858 in Illinois; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; single; occupation: farmer; owned farm (mortgaged).
Bennet, Susana, mother, age 70 [sic], born June 1821 in Illinois; parents born in North Carolina; widow; 5 children, 3 living.

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  1. Contribution from Susan ().
  2. 1850 census, Warren County, Illinois; Roll M432-131, page 83B, line #39, dwelling #1180, family #1180.
  3. 1860 census, Spring Grove P.O., Spring Grove Township, Warren County, Illinois; Roll M653-234, page 481, line #2, dwelling #2030, family #2042.
  4. Contribution from Susan ().
  5. http://www.findagrave.com.
  6. 1900 census, Portland Town, Monroe County, Wisconsin; roll T623-1808, ED 104, page 3A, line #16, dwelling #44, family #44.
  7. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ohio.
  8. Marriage Index: Selected Counties of Ohio, 1789-1850; http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
  9. Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Genealogical & Historical Records of Preble County, Ohio; Preble County District Library:
  11. Preble County, Ohio Common Pleas Court Records 1810-1850; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  13. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 2, subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII", (a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
  14. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book C, page 33):
  15. "Illinois Marriages, 1851-1900", Ancestry, inc.

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