William Henshaw

                                        ┌── Thomas Henshawc1650-1700 
                   ┌── Thomas Henshaw ──┤
                   │    1680-1726       │
                   │                    └── Hannah Cleveland
                   │                         1653-1737 
William Henshaw ───┤
B: 1715            │                    ┌── John Brooks
D: 1801            │                    │
                   └── Mary Brooks ─────┤
                        1688-?          │
                                        └── Mary Bruce
M: Priscilla Reed
   ├── Mary Henshaw (?-1811) 1,2
   ├── William Henshaw (1742-1817) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Sally Henshaw (1744-?) 1,2
   ├── Hannah Henshaw (1746-?) 1,2
   ├── Thomas Henshaw (1748-?) 1,2

M: Ruth Woolcott
   ├── Ruth Henshaw (1759-?) 1,2
   ├── Deborah Henshaw (1763-?) 1,2
   ├── Joshua Henshaw (1767-1854) 1,2
   ├── Oliver Henshaw (1767-1844) 1,2
   └── Abigail Henshaw (1770-?) 1,2

William Henshaw     [ID 02952] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

William Henshaw5 [William Hencher6,7, William Hincher3,8,9].

Born Dec 21 1715, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.2,3,10  

He married Priscilla Reed1,8,11,12 [Priscilla Read2, Persilla Read3], Mar 8 17391,8,11,12, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts1,8,11,12.  Priscilla, daughter of Thomas Reed & Sarah Sawyer, was born Aug 8 1715, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1  

In 1775 William served as private in Capt. Peter Harwood's company, Col. Ebenezer Learned's regiment, Massachusetts Line.3  

Priscilla died Nov 24 1748, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.13  

He then married Ruth Woolcott6 [Ruth Wolcott7], Nov 6 17556, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts6.  

William Henshaw died Sep 10 1801, West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.2,3,9  

Ruth died Jun 13 1813, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.13  

Note: Birth recorded as William Henshaw.10  Death recorded as William Hincher.9  Marriage to Priscilla Reed recorded as William Henshaw.5  Her death recorded as Persilla Hincher.13  Marriage to Ruth Woolcott recorded as William Hencher.6,7  Her death recorded as Ruth Hincher.13  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  2. Cleveland/Graham database: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/c/l/e/richard-w-cleveland/index.html.
  3. The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution,
    Lineage Books, Volume 84.
  4. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution (www.ancestry.com).
  5. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  6. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 339.
  7. Bailey, Frederic W. "Early Massachusetts Marriages Prior to 1800".
    New Haven, Conn.: Bureau of American Ancestry, 1897-1914.
  8. "Early Massachusetts Marriages".
  9. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; page 500.
  10. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; page 119.
  11. The LDS IGI - Massachusetts.
  12. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts;
    Cleveland, James Butler. "Descendents of Moses Cleveland" (Munsell Printers, 1881).
  13. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 500.


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