Philip Henshaw

                                                ┌── William Henshaw
                                                │    1736-1799 
                       ┌── Washington Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1779-1853           │
                       │                        └── Agnes Ann Anderson
                       │                            c1745-<1806
Philip Henshaw ────────┤
B: 1816                │                        ┌── Philip Melick
D: 1878                │                        │
                       └── Charlotte Malick ────┤
                            1778-1822           │
                                                └── Maria King
M: Elizabeth Alexander
   ├── Sarah Jane Henshaw (1847-1914) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Charlotte V. Henshaw (c1849-?) 1,2,3
   ├── Catherine E. Hanshaw (c1851-?) 2
   ├── Stephen F. Hanshaw (c1855-?) 2
   └── Julie M. Hanshaw (c1859-?) 2

Philip Henshaw     [ID 04194] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Philip Henshaw1,6,7 [Phillip Henshaw8, Philip Hanshaw2].

Born Jul 19 1816, Greene County, Tennessee.6,7  

He married Elizabeth Alexander, Aug 21 1845, Greene County, Tennessee.6,8,9,10  Elizabeth, daughter of Stephen King Alexander & Sarah Kennedy, was born Aug 19 1824, Tennessee.1,11  

Philip and family were shown in the 1850 census living in Greene County, Tennessee, as follows:1

Philip Henshaw, age 34, born in Tennessee; farmer; $800 real estate.
Elizabeth Henshaw, age 26, born in Tennessee.
Sarah J. Henshaw, age 4, born in Tennessee.
Charlotte V. Henshaw, age 1, born in Tennessee.
Mary Luny, age 17, born in Tennessee (probably neighbor hired help).

Philip and family were again shown in the 1860 census, Greene County, Tennessee:2

Philip Hanshaw, age 43, born in Tennessee; farmer; $2500 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Elizabeth Hanshaw, age 34, born in Tennessee.
Sarah J. Hanshaw, age 13, born in Tennessee; attended school.
Charlotte V. Hanshaw, age 11, born in Tennessee; attended school.
Catherine E. Hanshaw, age 9, born in Tennessee; attended school.
Stephen F. Hanshaw, age 5, born in Tennessee.
Julie M. Hanshaw, age 10 months, born in Tennessee.
Living next door in 1860 was brother Levi.12  

Philip Henshaw died Sep 17 1878, LaMar County, Texas; buried LaMar County, TX.6,7  Philip's death was reported in the Christian Advocate (Nashville, Tennessee) on November 30, 1878.7  


  1. 1850 census, Greene County, Tennessee; roll 880, page 218, dwelling #990.
  2. 1860 census, Horse Creek, Greene County, Tennessee; roll M653-1252, page 18, dwelling #137; USGenWeb Archives:
  3. 1850 census, Greene County, Tennessee; pg 218B.
  4. Contribution from Frank Machala Hinshaw citing:
    Christian County, Missouri: Record of Births at Ozark, Missouri.
  5. Birth record for Sarah Jane Henshaw.
  6. Family group sheets created by Frances G. Brumley, citing Henshaw family bible records, Greene County, TN court & cemetery records, and several secondary sources. Contributed by Ruth Jenkins ().
  7. Death Notices from the Christian Advocate, Nashville TN 1877-1879; USGenWeb Archives:
  8. "Early East Tennessee Marriages", Sistler, 1987.
  9. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Tennessee.
  10. "Green Co. Tennessee, Marriages, 1783-1868", Burgner.
  11. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Patricia Bell ().
  12. 1860 census, Horse Creek, Greene County, Tennessee; roll M653-1252, page 18, dwelling #138; USGenWeb Archives:

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