William Carroll Henshaw

                           ┌── Meridith Henshawc1806-1883 
                           │
                           │
William Carroll Henshaw ───┤
B: 1830                    │
D: 1891                    │
                           └── Margaret Etheridge
                               c1802-?    
M: Dianah Winn
   ├── Christiana A. Henshaw (c1856-?) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Mary Evelyn Henshaw (1859-1936) 1,2,4
   ├── Lucy Jane Henshaw (1860-1888) 2,3,4
   ├── John A. Henshaw (1862-1931) 2,3,4,6
   ├── Victoria Henshaw (1865-1927) 2,3,4
   ├── Robert Lee Henshaw (1866-1922) 2,3,4
   ├── Alice Dora Henshaw (c1868-1954) 2,3,4,7
   └── Lawrence French Henshaw (1873-?) 3

William Carroll Henshaw     [ID 02808] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 29 18302,8,9,10,11,12, Tennessee (probably Lincoln County)2,8,9,10,11,12 [Alabama1, Mississippi5].  [born in Tennessee according to the 1850 & 1870 censuses,2,12 Alabama according to the 1860 census,1 Mississippi according to the 1900 census].5  

He married Dianah Winn13 [Dianna Winn4, Dianna Wynn5,8,9,14], Mar 15 185513, DeSoto County, Mississippi13.  Dianah, daughter of Martin Winn & Jane "Jennie" Fulton1,2,3,4,5,8,9,10,14, was born May 5 18331,2,3,4,5,8,9,10,14 [Apr - 183715], McNairy County, Tennessee1,2,3,4,5,8,9,10,14.  

William and family were shown in the 1860 census, Senatobia, DeSoto (now Tate) County, Mississippi:1

Wm Henshaw, age 30, born in Alabama; farmer; $1,240 real estate; $500 personal property.
Diana Henshaw, age 27, born in Tennessee.
Christiana Henshaw, age 3, born in Mississippi.
M.E. Henshaw, age 1, born in Mississippi.
Wm. Fulton, age 21, born in Tennessee; laborer.
Living next door in 1860 was the family of sister Lucinda;16 also living nearby were William's parents and family,17 and the family of sister Seany Elizabeth.18  

William and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 27 1870), Arkabutla, DeSoto (now Tate) County, Mississippi:2

Henshaw, Wm, age 40, born in Tennessee; farmer; $1000 real estate; $500 personal property.
Henshaw, Dinah, age 37, born in Tennessee; keeps house.
Henshaw, Christiana, age 14, born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, Mary E., age 12, born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, Lucy, age 10, born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, John, age 8, born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, Victoria, age 6, born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, Robt, age 4, born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, Alice, age 2, born in Mississippi.
Living nearby in 1870 was brother John,19 and also William's father with sister Malinda.20  

William and family were shown in the 1880 census, Senatobia, Tate County, Mississippi:3

Henshaw, W.C., age 50, born in Alabama; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee; farmer.
Henshaw, O.D., wife, age 47, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; keeping house.
Henshaw, C.A., daughter, age 23, born in Mississippi; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, L.J., daughter, age 19, born in Mississippi; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, J.T., son, age 17, born in Mississippi; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee; laborer.
Henshaw, Victoria, daughter, age 14, born in Mississippi; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee; scholar.
Henshaw, R.S., son, age 13, born in Mississippi; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee; scholar.
Henshaw, O.D., daughter, age 11, born in Mississippi; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee; scholar.
Henshaw, L.F., son, age 8, born in Mississippi; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee; scholar.
Reid, C., boarder, age 23, born in Mississippi; parents born in Tennessee; laborer.

William Carroll Henshaw died Sep 2 1891, DeSoto (now Tate) County, Mississippi; buried Bethel Cemetery, Coldwater, Tate County, Mississippi.5,9,10  

Widow Dianah was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1900), living with son Lawrence in Tate County, Mississippi [census page extremely faded]:15

Henshaw, L. F. [unclear], head-of-household, age 27, born Feb 1873 [unclear] in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi [sic]; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, D., mother, age 63 [unclear], born April [unclear] 1837 [unclear] in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.
Living two houses away in 1900 was the family of son John.21  

Dianah died Dec 25 1908, DeSoto (now Tate) County, Mississippi; buried Bethel Cemetery, Coldwater, Tate County, Mississippi.5,9,10

(photo)Photo: William Carroll Henshaw gravestone Bethel Cemetery 10

(photo)Photo: Dianna Winn gravestone Bethel Cemetery 10


Sources

  1. 1860 census, Senatobia P.O., DeSoto County, Mississippi; roll M653-581, page 56, line #9, dwelling #422, family #422.
  2. 1870 census, DeSoto County, Mississippi; page 330, line #19, dwelling #153, family #153.
  3. 1880 census, Senatobia, Tate County, Mississippi; roll T9-0665, ED 185, page 287A, line #23, dwelling #254, family #254.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Becky Thill () citing: Winn Family History, by Shirley Winn Harris 1985-1995.
  5. Contribution from Rose Ella Smith ().
  6. 1880 LDS census index, Senatobia, Tate County, Mississippi; roll T9-0665, page 287A.
  7. Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. Contribution from Steve Morgan () citing:
    Letter from the Tate County, Mississippi genealogical society.
  9. Contribution from Barbara Peddicord () citing:
    burials, Bethel Cemetery, Tate County, Mississippi.
  10. http://www.findagrave.com.
  11. Contribution from Barbara Peddicord () citing:
    1850 census, DeSoto County, Mississippi; page 331B.
  12. 1850 census, Southern Division, DeSoto County, Mississippi; roll 371, page 331, dwelling #252.
  13. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Mississippi.
  14. Posting Dec 11 1999 by The Thill Group, Inc () to WINN-L.
  15. 1900 census, Beat 4, Tate County, Mississippi; ED 96, page 140A, line #43, dwelling #53, family #54.
  16. 1860 census, Senatobia P.O., DeSoto County, Mississippi; roll M653-581, page 55-56, line #40, dwelling #421, family #421.
  17. 1860 census, Senatobia P.O., DeSoto County, Mississippi; roll M653-581, page 55, line #30, dwelling #418, family #418.
  18. 1860 census, Senatobia P.O., DeSoto County, Mississippi; roll M653-581, page 55, line #33, dwelling #419, family #419.
  19. 1870 census, DeSoto County, Mississippi; page 329, line #40, dwelling #149, family #149.
  20. 1870 census, DeSoto County, Mississippi; page 329, line #36, dwelling #148, family #148.
  21. 1900 census, Beat 4, Tate County, Mississippi; ED 96, page 140A, line #32, dwelling #51, family #52.


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