William Henshaw B: 1818 D: 1872 M: Marilla Sweet +-- Phillip M. Hanshaw, 1842-1920 +-- William F. Hanshaw, c1853-? +-- Matilda Emmaline Hanshaw, 1856-1927 +-- Eliza A. Hanshaw, c1857-? +-- Martha J. Hanshaw, 1859-? +-- Oliver Leman Hanshaw, 1865-1930 +-- Alfretta Alice Hanshaw, 1867-c1940 +-- Emery B. Hanshaw, c1872-?
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(William Henshaw)a,46,78,b    (William Hanshaw)c,d
Born Apr 8 1818, Pennsylvania.d,46,c,e
He married Marilla Sweet, Aug 15 1850, LaSalle County, Illinois.46,b,78    (Morilla Sweet)f,a    Marilla, daughter of Wait Sweet & Frances Archibald, was born Mar 26 1828, Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada.78    (Apr 9 1828).d,46,f,c,g
In the early 1850s, William Henshaw was the first settler on the west side of the Grand River in Decatur County, Iowa.h,i    In 1853 the town of Westerville was formed, although some believe that William Henshaw had earlier started the town, calling it Milford.h,i
William and family were shown in the 1856 Iowa state census, Decatur County, Iowa (page 100, line 8):c
Widow Marilla and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 11 1880), Butler County, Kansas:l
Photo: William Hanshaw gravestone Seltzer Cemetery k
Photo: William Hanshaw gravestone Seltzer Cemetery j,k
Photo: Marilla Sweet gravestone Seltzer Cemetery k
Photo: Marilla Sweet gravestone Seltzer Cemetery j,k
46. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Illinois.
78. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
(a) LDS IGI - Canada.
(b) Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book B, page 644 & 647):
(c) 1856 state census, Decatur County, Iowa; USGenWeb archives:
(d) RootsWeb WorldConnect data by William Knox ().
(e) 1870 census, Chelsea Township, Butler County, Kansas; page 667, line #34, dwelling #15, family #15.
(f) GEDCOM file G528 at http://www.ancestry.com.
(g) 1860 census, Westerville P.O., Milford, Richland Township, Decatur County, Iowa; page 51, line #15, dwelling #359, family #340.
(h) Posting May 2 2001 by Stacey McDowell Dietiker () to IADECATU-L citing:
"Reflections of Grand River, Iowa 1881-1981".
(i) USGenWeb: http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadecatu/earlydecDocs/Westerville.htm.
(j) "Downing Family Tree" data, posted on Ancestry.com by "woodster905".
(l) 1880 census, Bruno Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T9-0375, ED 157, page 103C-D, line #47, dwelling #86, family #87.
(m) 1895 Kansas state census, Andover, Bruno Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll v115-13, page 12, line #29, dwelling #78, family #78.
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