Josiah Henshaw

                                             ┌── Josiah Henshaw
                                             │    1695-1752 
                        ┌── Josiah Henshaw ──┤
                        │    1752-1840       │
                        │                    └── Dorothy Crawford Goodnow
                        │                         1710-1770 
Josiah Henshaw ─────────┤
B: 1791                 │                    ┌── John Phipps
D: 1871                 │                    │
                        └── Sarah Phipps ────┤
                             1757-1844       │
                                             └── Rachel Lincoln
M: Elizabeth Green
   ├── Eli Forbes Henshaw (1818-1895) 1,2,3
   ├── Elizabeth Green Henshaw (1821-?) 1,3
   ├── Charlotte Phipps Henshaw (1822-?) 1,3
   ├── Adeline Henshaw (1825-1912) 1,3,4
   ├── Caroline Henshaw (1825-1843) 1,3
   ├── Martha Jane Henshaw (1827-?) 1,2,3
   └── Sarah Allen Henshaw (1829-1902) 1,2,3

M: Frances C. Mansfield

Josiah Henshaw     [ID 02796] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 13 1791, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,5,6,7,8  

Josiah lived in West Brookfield, Massachusetts.1,8  

He married Elizabeth Green, May 3 1817, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,5,9,10  Marriage intention published Apr 7 1817.11  Elizabeth was born 1790.10  

Josiah and family were shown in the 1850 census, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts:2

Josiah Henshaw, age 59, born in Massachusetts; farmer; $5000 real estate.
Elizabeth Henshaw, age 60, born in New Hampshire.
Eli F. Henshaw, age 32, born in Massachusetts; farmer.
Martha Henshaw, age 23, born in Massachusetts.
Sarah Henshaw, age 21, born in Massachusetts.
Daniel O. Dane, age 16, born in Massachusetts; laborer; attended school.
John Crockfiel.. [unclear], age 22, born in Massachusetts; laborer.

Elizabeth died Jul 10 1856, West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; age 66.10,11  Medical: Elizabeth died from consumption.11  

He then married Frances C. Mansfield12 [Fanny C. Mansfield8, Frances Cutler12], Nov 12 185712, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts12.  Frances, daughter of John + Dorothy Cutler, was born Mar 14 1793, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.8,11,12  

Frances had been previously married to a Jacob Mansfield,12 Aug 17 1819, Brookfield, Massachusetts,11 by whom she had several children.11  

Josiah was shown in the 1867 Worcester, Massachusetts City Directory:13

Henshaw, Josiah, farmer, Howard Lane, Tatnuck

Josiah and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 14 1870), West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts:8

Henshaw, Josiah, age 78, born in Massachusetts; farmer.
Henshaw, Fanny C.M., age 75, born in Massachusetts; "keeping house".
Living in the same dwelling with Josiah was the family of son Eli.14  

Josiah Henshaw died Feb 24 1871, West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; age 79y 6m.1,10,11,15  Medical: Josiah died from pneumonia.11

(photo)Photo: Josiah Henshaw 10

(photo)Photo: Marriage Record of Josiah Henshaw & Elizabeth Green Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts 9

(photo)Photo: Birth Record of the Children of Josiah Henshaw & Elizabeth Green Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts 3

(photo)Photo: Marriage Record of Josiah Henshaw & Frances C. Mansfield Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 12


Sources

  1. Contribution from Phil Henshaw.
  2. 1850 census, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll 341, page 80, dwelling #143.
  3. Birth Record of the Children of Josiah Henshaw & Elizabeth Green; Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts;
    Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. "Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families", by William T. Davis,
    1899, Boston, MA, Damrell & Upham publishers.
  5. Contribution from Joan Shirk () citing:
    Vital records of Brookfield, MA.
  6. Birth Record (1) of the Children of Josiah Henshaw & Sarah Phipps; Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts;
    Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Birth Record (2) of the Children of Josiah Henshaw & Sarah Phipps; Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts;
    Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1870 census, West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 384B (sheet 40), line #29, dwelling #282, family #344.
  9. Marriage Record of Josiah Henshaw Jr. & Elizabeth Green; Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts:
    Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Gregg Trueman database:
    http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/person.aspx?tid=141301&pid=-2046966862.
  11. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Marriage Record of Josiah Henshaw & Frances C. Mansfield; Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts:
    Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Worcester, Massachusetts City Directory, 1867; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. 1870 census, West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 384B (sheet 40), line #31, dwelling #282, family #345.
  15. Worcester County, Massachusetts, Probate Index, Vol. 1 & 2, July 1731-1881; http://www.ancestry.com.


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