George Sage Henshaw

                                            ┌── Benjamin Henshaw
                                            │    1730-1793 
                       ┌── Joshua Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1765-1840       │
                       │                    └── Mrs. Huldah (Stillman) Sumner
George Sage Henshaw ───┤
B: 1794                │                    ┌── Ashbel Burnham
D: 1840                │                    │
                       └── Esther Burnham ──┤
                            1768-1853       │
                                            └── Hannah Sage
M: Maria Melinda Holt
   ├── Charlotte Holt Henshaw (1823-1824) 1
   ├── Elizabeth Cuyler Henshaw (1826-1907) 1
   ├── Joshua Henshaw (1828-?) 1
   └── Frances Maria Henshaw (1832-?) 1

George Sage Henshaw     [ID 04496] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul 11 1794, Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont.1,2  

George was shown in the 1820 ciy directory for Montreal, Lower Canada, shown as attorney at law, 8 Place d'arms.3  

He married Maria Melinda Holt, Jul 11 1822, Montreal, Quebec.4,5,6  Maria, daughter of William Johnson Holt & Ruah Stevens, was born 1803, Lower Canada.1  

Apparently the Henshaw and Holt families were quite friendly.  Note that George's sister Caroline married George Johnston Holt and sister Esther married Charles Holt, and also brother John named his first son George Holt Henshaw.  

George Sage Henshaw died May 26 1840.1,2  

Maria died Dec - 1883, Droitwich, Worcestershire, England.7  

See also: The obituary of George Hayward Henshaw, Jr., which states that George Hayward Henshaw, Sr. was another child of George Sage Henshaw, although the obituary assertion is debatable.  


  1. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by Chris Smyth.
  2. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by "alkerr22".
  3. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by Chris Smyth, citing:
    Canadian City and Area Directories, 1819-1906;
  4. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by Chris Smyth, citing:
    Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967;
  5. "Our Family: A Little Account of it for my Descendents", by Sarah Edwards Henshaw, Oakland, California, 1894, contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw. USIGS scan:
  6. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  7. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by Chris Smyth, citing:
    England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1915;

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