Anderson Henshaw

                                            ┌── William Henshaw
                                            │    1736-1799 
                        ┌── Levi Henshaw ───┤
                        │    1769-1843      │
                        │                   └── Agnes Ann Anderson
                        │                       c1745-<1806
Anderson Henshaw ───────┤
B: 1817                 │                   ┌── William McConnel
D: 1888                 │                   │
                        └── Ann McConnell ──┤
                             1778-1839      │
                                            └── Mary Cowan
M: Margaret Jane Bussey
   ├── Wharten Henshaw (c1847-?) 1,2
   └── Charles Elliott Henshaw (1849-1943) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

Anderson Henshaw     [ID 03720] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 7 18172,4,5,6,10,11,12,13 [about 18191], Virginia2,4,5,6,10,11,12,13.  

He married Margaret Jane Bussey14,15,16 [Margaret Jane Busey12,15,17, Jane Busey3,11], Oct 25 184614,15,16, Mill Creek / Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, West Virginia14,15,16.  

Margaret was born Aug 16 182810 [Aug - 18277, about 18301,2,5,6,18], Walpers Crossroads, West Virginia10.  Margaret Jane had been named after her father's sister, and for one and onehalf years after her father's death she lived with her half-sister Sally in Martinsburg, WVa where she went to school.10  

Anderson and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 21 1850), Berkeley County, Virginia:1

Anderson Henshaw, age 31, born in Virginia; farmer.
Mar.. [unclear] Henshaw, age 20, born in Virginia.
Wharten Henshaw, age 3, born in Virginia.
Charles Henshaw, age 1, born in Virginia.
Mary Busey, age 60, born in Virginia [probably Margaret's mother].
Han... [unclear] Busey, male, age 16, born in Virginia.
Living next door on one side in 1850 was the family of brother Levi;19 on the other side was the family of a Samuel Busey, age 25,20 possibly Margaret's brother.21  

The 1850 census shows the following Henshaws all living near each other in Berkeley County, (West) Virginia:

Joseph Henshaw 22
Anderson Henshaw 20
Levi Henshaw 19
James Henshaw 23
Samuel Preston Henshaw 24
widow Harriet Henshaw 25
James William Henshaw 26

Anderson and family moved to Ohio, then Missouri, Indiana and Kansas.  They then returned to Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana.27  

Anderson and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 21 1860), Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana:2

Anderson Henshaw, age 43, born in Virginia; miller; $4000 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Jane Henshaw, age 30, born in Virginia.
Wharten Henshaw, age 13, born in Virginia; attended school.
Elliott Henshaw, age 11, born in Virginia; attended school; cannot read or write.

Anderson and family were shown in the 1870 census, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana:5

Henshaw, Anderson, age 53, born in Virginia; grocer retail; $1800 real estate; $1300 personal property.
Henshaw, Jane, age 40, born in Virginia; keeping house.
Henshaw, Elliott, age 20, born in Virginia; miller (flour).

Anderson and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 23 1880), Hensley Township, Johnson County, Indiana:6

Henshaw, Anderson, age 63, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; miller.
Henshaw, Margarett, wife, age 50, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; keeping house.
Henshaw, Charles E., son, age 30, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; miller.
Henshaw, Jennie, daughter, age 28, born in Ohio; father born in Wales; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Louie B., granddaughter, age 4, born in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio.
Henshaw, Jessie, granddaughter, age 3, born in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio.
Cunt, Louiza, grand niece, age 22, born in Indiana; father born in Maryland; mother born in Virginia.

Anderson Henshaw died Oct 11 1888.10,12  

On Oct 25 1888 the following was noted in "The Douglas County News" (Alexandria, Minnesota):28

Mr. C. W. Busey received news a few days ago of the death of his brother-in-law, Mr. A. Henshaw of Medford, Wis.

Widow Margaret was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 5 1900), living in the household of son Charles in Antigo, Langlade County, Wisconsin:7

Henshaw, C.E., head-of-household, age 50, born Sept 1849 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 26 years; occupation: milling; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Jennie, wife, age 48, born Dec 1851 in Ohio; father born in Ireland; mother born in Virginia; married 26 years; 4 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Louse B., daughter, age 24, born Oct 1875 in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio; occupation: school teacher.
Henshaw, Mabel E., daughter, age 10, born Mar 1890 in Wisconsin; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio; attended school 9 months.
Henshaw, Margarett, mother, age 72, born Aug 1827 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; widow; 2 children, 1 living.

Widow Margaret was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), still living in the household of son Charles at 224 Fifth Avenue, Antigo, Langlade County, Wisconsin:18

Henshaw, Charles E., head-of-household, age 59, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 35 years; occupation: miller, own mill; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Camilla J., wife, age 57, born in Ohio; father born in Wales; mother born in Virginia; first marriage, married 35 years; 4 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Mabelle E., daughter, age 20, born in Wisconsin; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio; occupation: stenographer, office; attended school.
Henshaw, Margaret J., mother, age 80, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; widow; 2 children, 1 living.

Margaret Jane is buried in Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin.10

(photo)Photo: Anderson Henshaw & Margaret J. Busey marriage record Berkeley County, West Virginia 17

(photo)Photo: Margaret Jane Bussey with son Charles Elliott Henshaw, granddaughter Louise Belle Henshaw and her infant son Maurice Arveson 29


Sources

  1. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll M432-936, page 416, line #35, dwelling #1493, family #1525.
  2. 1860 census, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana; roll M653-271, page 708, line #16, dwelling #343, family #327.
  3. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution (www.ancestry.com).
  4. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  5. 1870 census, 1st Ward, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana; roll M593-330, page 309, line #25, dwelling #124, family #137.
  6. 1880 census, Hensley Township, Johnson County, Indiana; roll T9-289, ED 156, page 168C, line #28, dwelling #254, family #258.
  7. 1900 census, Antigo, Langlade County, Wisconsin; roll T623-1796, ED 46, page 5B, line #51, dwelling #94, family #95.
  8. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution.
  9. California Death Records database; RootsWeb:
    http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  10. Contribution from Charles Payne () citing:
    family records from Louise Henshaw Arveson.
  11. "The West Virginia Historical Magazine Quarterly", Vol. 4, No. 2, April 1904. The West Virginia Historical and Antiquarian Society, Charleston, W.VA. Article "The Henshaw Family" by Valley Virginia Henshaw. Contributed by David H. Henshaw ().
  12. GEDCOM archives at http://www.kindredkonnections.com.
  13. "History of Henshaws in Scotland, in England and in America to the Present Time", Edith Henshaw Kuntz, 1956; contributed by Don Henshaw.
  14. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - West Virginia.
  15. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Virginia.
  16. "Virginia Marriage Index, 1740-1850", Ancestry, Inc.
  17. Anderson Henshaw & Margaret J. Busey marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12498728&Type=Marriage.
  18. 1910 census, 1st Ward, Antigo, Langlade County, Wisconsin; roll T624-1718, ED 39, page 24A, line #5, dwelling #26, family #28.
  19. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, family #1525.
  20. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, family #1524.
  21. Speculation.
  22. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, family #1519.
  23. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, family #1528.
  24. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 416, family #1529.
  25. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 417, family #1543.
  26. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 418, family #1565.
  27. Contribution from Charles Payne () citing: 1943 newspaper clipping.
  28. Posting Nov 30 2002 by Joel Watne () to the Douglas County, Minnesota message board:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/rw/hIB.2ACI/857.
  29. Photo courtesy of Charles Payne ().


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