┌── Daniel Henshaw │ 1701-1781 ┌── Benjamin Henshaw ───────────────┤ │ 1730-1793 │ │ └── Elizabeth Allen Bass │ 1703-1774 Joshua Henshaw ───┤ B: 1765 │ D: 1840 │ └── Mrs. Huldah (Stillman) Sumner M: Esther Burnham ├── Caroline Hayward Henshaw 1,2,3,4,5 ├── Esther Emeline Henshaw (c1784-?) 2,3,4,6 ├── Charlotte Louisa Henshaw 2,4,5 ├── Maria Ward Henshaw 3,4,5 ├── Frederick Henshaw 4 ├── Sarah Henshaw 4 ├── Joseph Burnham Henshaw (1790-1871) 1,2,3,4,7 ├── John Leavitt Henshaw (1792-1832) 1,2,3,4,5,8 ├── George Sage Henshaw (1794-1840) 1,2,3,4,5 ├── Charles Joshua Henshaw (c1798-1869) 2,3,4,5 └── Ashbel Burnham Henshaw (c1807-1874) 3,4,5
|Joshua Henshaw [ID 00259]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Of Middlebury, Vt.8
Born Jun 25 1765, Middletown, Middlesec County, Connecticut.5,8,9
He married Esther Burnham, Oct 21 1787.2,5,8 Esther of Middlebury, Vt.8 Esther, daughter of Ashbel Burnham & Hannah Sage, was born Jul 25 1768.4
In 1800-01 Joshua had a large frame house built in one of the more prominent sites in Middlebury, Vermont at 1 South Pleasant Street.10
Joshua removed to Montreal, Canada.8 Joshua had been a director of the Vermont State Bank.10 A published history of Middlebury, Vermont noted "In 1814 the bank was robbed of some $28,000 in what looked like an inside job. The next morning Henshaw left town for Canada, never to return, and subsequently a duplicate key to the bank was found concealed in the attic of his house."10
Joshua Henshaw was shown in an 1813 list of Montreal persons able to serve as jurors.11
Joshua Henshaw died Nov 15 1840, Montreal, Canada; age 75.5,8,12,13
Esther died May 13 1853, Flushing, Long Island, New York; age 85.4,12,14
Esther's death was noted in the "New York Evening Post" (New York, New York) on Saturday, May 14, 1853 [as abstracted]:14
Flushing L I May 13, Esther wid of late Joshua Henshaw 84y
See also: Elizabeth Cuyler Henshaw who also lived in Quebec and was probably a daughter or granddaughter.
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