Emily Matilda Henshaw

                                                      ┌── Joshua Henshaw
                                                      │    1765-1840 
                         ┌── Joseph Burnham Henshaw ──┤
                         │    1790-1871               │
                         │                            └── Esther Burnham
                         │                                 1768-1853 
Emily Matilda Henshaw ───┤
B: 1818                  │                            ┌── Joshua Sands
D: ?                     │                            │
                         └── Grace Augusta Sands ─────┤
                              1797-1874               │
                                                      └── Ann Ayscough
M: Lewis Weeks Clark

Emily Matilda Henshaw     [ID 02473] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Emily Matilda Henshaw1,2,3 [Emelia Matilda Henshaw4].

Born Oct 22 1818, Massachusetts.3,4  

She married Lewis Weeks Clark, Aug 10 1843, Ogle County, Illinois.1,2,4,5,6  Lewis was from Chicago.4  

For some reason this marriage was doubly recorded - on Aug 10 in Ogle County's records (showing Lewis Weeks Clark "of Cook Co"), and Aug 23 in Cook County's records.  It is unknown why this marriage was recorded separately in two different counties, only a few days apart.  

Emily was shown in the 1865 New York state census (Jun 22 1865), living with her parents and family in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York:3

Emily Henshaw, child, age 46, born in Massachusetts; married, 1 child.


  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Illinois.
  2. "Illinois Marriages to 1850" (www.ancestry.com).
  3. 1865 New York state census, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; Ward 3, page 26, line #18, family #175.
  4. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    "Descendants of James Sands of Block Island (with notes on the walker, Hutchinson, Ray, Guthhrie, Palgrove, Cornell, Ayscough, Middagh, Holt, and Henshaw families)";
    privately printed, New York, 1949; compiled by Malcom Sands Wilson.
  5. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (Ogle County):
  6. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (Cook County, vol. 939):

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