┌── Benjamin Henshaw │ 1730-1793 ┌── Joshua Henshaw ──┤ │ 1765-1840 │ │ └── Mrs. Huldah (Stillman) Sumner │ Joseph Burnham Henshaw ───┤ B: 1790 │ ┌── Ashbel Burnham D: 1871 │ │ └── Esther Burnham ──┤ 1768-1853 │ └── Hannah Sage M: Grace Augusta Sands ├── Emily Matilda Henshaw (1818-?) 1,2 ├── Edward Augustus Henshaw (1820-?) 1,2 ├── Grace Josephine Henshaw (1822-1889) 1,2,3,4 ├── Ann Ayscough Henshaw (1825-1825) 1 ├── George Hayward Henshaw (1826-?) 1,2 ├── Joshua Sands Henshaw (c1828-1883) 1,2 ├── Ellen Dorr Henshaw (1832-1868) 1,2 └── Cornelia Middagh Henshaw (1836-1913) 1,2
|Joseph Burnham Henshaw [ID 04495]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Feb 14 1790, Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont.1,2,5
He married Grace Augusta Sands, Oct 3 1817, New York County, New York.1,6,7,8 Grace, daughter of Joshua Sands & Ann Ayscough, was born Feb 24 1797, New York, New York.1,2,8
Joseph's marriage was noted in the "New York Evening Post" (New York, New York) on Monday, October 6, 1817 [as abstracted]:8
and [as abstracted]:9
Friday Bklyn Rev Mr Woodhull Joseph Henshaw of Boston Grace Augusta Sands dau Joshua
Also reported in the "Columbian Centinel" on October 15, 1817 [as abstracted]:9
Brooklyn,L.I. Friday eve.last by Rev Mr Woodhull, Joseph Henshaw of Boston to Grace Augusta Sands dau of Joshua.
Henshaw, Joseph B.,merchant of Boston,m.Grace A. Sands,daughter of Joshua Sands Esq.,in Brooklyn,N.Y.
In 1829 Joseph B. Henshaw was shown in Spooner's Brooklyn Directory (published by Alden Spooner, at the Office of the Star, No. 57 Fulton-street). His address was shown as 122 Hicks, Brooklyn, New York, with his store at 35 South N.Y., Brooklyn, New York. His occupation was shown as merchant.10
Joseph and daughter Ellen were shown in the 1860 census (Aug 24 1860), living in the household of brother Charles in Westchester County, New York:11
Joseph and family were shown in the 1865 New York state census (Jun 22 1865), Brooklyn, Kings County, New York:2
Joseph Burnham Henshaw died Jan 9 1871, Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York; age 81.12,13,14
Joseph's death was noted in the "Brooklyn Eagle" (Brooklyn, New York) on Monday, January 9, 1871, and in the "New York Evening Post" (New York, New York) on Tuesday, January 10, 1871 [as abstracted]:12
Jan 9 Mamaroneck NY Joseph B Henshaw, 81y. Greenwood Cemetery
Marmaroneck, NY Mon.9th Joseph B Henshaw.81y. Greenwood Cemetery
Joseph died intestate (without a will). His estate was administered in the Kings County [New York] Surrogate's Court on Feb 6 197115 (see scan below).
Widow Grace was shown in the 1873 city directory of Brooklyn, New York:16
Grace died Sep 6 187412,13,17 [Apr 6 187418], Brooklyn, Kings County, New York12,13,17; buried Sep 8 1874, Section D Lot 19785, Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, New York12,13,17.
Grace's death was noted in the "Brooklyn Eagle" (Brooklyn, New York) on Monday, September 7, 1874 [as abstracted]:12
Grace's death was also noted in the "New York Evening Post" (New York, New York) on Monday, September 7, 1874 [as abstracted]:9,12
Sept 6 Bklyn Grace A Henshaw wid Joseph B Ch of Redeemer
Bklyn Sun. 6th Grace A wid Joseph B Henshaw
See also: Linus K. Henshaw who was also living in Brooklyn, New York in 1829.
Photo: Joseph Burnham Henshaw gravestone Green-Wood Cemetery 14
Photo: Grace Augusta Sands gravestone Green-Wood Cemetery 17
Photo: Joseph Burnham Henshaw Letters of Administration Kings County Surrogate's Court 15
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