┌── Josiah Henshaw │ 1695-1752 ┌── Josiah Henshaw ──┤ │ 1752-1840 │ │ └── Dorothy Crawford Goodnow │ 1710-1770 Increase Henshaw ───┤ B: 1786 │ ┌── John Phipps D: ? │ │ └── Sarah Phipps ────┤ 1757-1844 │ └── Rachel Lincoln └──── Lucy Henshaw, 1812-1850 1 └──── Mary E. Henshaw, c1842-? 2,3
|Increase Henshaw [ID 02793]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Jun 28 17864,5,6,7,8 [Jun 28 17879], Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts4,5,6,7,8.
Sometime before 1812 Increase moved from Brookfield, Massachusetts to Bethany, Wayne County, Pennsylvania, where he began a weekly newspaper. In 1816 his brother Eli also moved to Bethany.1,10
Increase and family were shown in the 1830 census, Bethany Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania:8
Increase and family were again shown in the 1840 census, Dyberry Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania:11
Increase and family were again shown in the 1850 census, Diberry Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania, as follows:2
Inrease's wife's name is not known with certainty, but a History of Wayne County, Pennsylvania stated that his wife was most probably Hester Bishop, daughter of John & Mary Bishop.1 The 1850 shows his wife but the handwriting is somewhat ambiguous, appearing to be Parna or similar2 (perhaps a nickname?).
See also: Adolphus M. Henshaw who might be a grandson.
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