+-- Joshua Henshaw | 1672-1747 +-- Daniel Henshaw --------+ | 1701-1781 | | +-- Mary Hay Webster | 1672-1747 David Henshaw ---+ B: 1744 | +-- Joseph Bass D: 1808 | | +-- Elizabeth Allen Bass --+ 1703-1774 | +-- Mary Belcher M: Mary Sargent +-- Mary Henshaw, 1774-1790 +-- Mary S. Henshaw, 1775-? +-- Elizabeth Henshaw, 1776-1861 +-- Anna Henshaw, 1778-1854 +-- Joshua Henshaw, 1779-1854 +-- David Henshaw, 1781-1790 +-- Andrew Henshaw, 1783-1853 +-- Fanny Henshaw, 1785-1801 +-- Sarah Henshaw, 1787-1863 +-- Charles Henshaw, 1789-1864 +-- David Henshaw, 1791-1852 +-- Catherine Henshaw, 1793-1798 +-- Laura Henshaw, 1795-? +-- John Henshaw, 1798-1859
|David Henshaw     [ID 04522]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Aug 19 1744, Boston, Massachusetts.150,a,154,156,b,c
He married Mary Sargent, Feb 17 1773, Massachusetts.150,154,d,c,e    (Mary Sergeant)f    (Mary Sargeant)g    Mary Sargent, daughter of Nathan Sargent & Mary Denny, was born Aug 22 1755.c
In September, 1776, David was commissioned as Captain in Colonel Thomas Craft's regiment of artillery in the Continental Army.    His regiment, under the command of General Spencer, encountered the British at Tiverton.    David remained in the service for three years and then resigned and retired to his farm.150,b
David was for many years an active magistrate in his county.150    "He was a man of strong and vigorous mind, resolute will, and independent judgement."150
David Henshaw died May 22 1808, Leicester, Massachusetts.150,154,156,b
Mary Sargent died Sep 9 1831.e,c,h
150. "New England Library of Genealogy and Personal History", New England Historical Publishing Company, Boston, 1902. Contributed by David Henshaw.
154. "History of the Henshaw Family", a handwritten manuscript identified as a copy of a letter written August 16, 1829 by Daniel Henshaw of Boston (probably #4588 to Joshua Henshaw Hayward of Boston (probably a son or grandson of Sarah Henshaw Hayward); part of the manuscript collection titled "Henshaw family Papers, 1757-1892" archived at the American Antiquarian Society, Manuscripts Department, 185 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609-1634.
156. Manuscripts relating to William Henshaw, archived at the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA, including a handwritten family lineage.
(a) Contribution from David G. White () citing:
"Ancestry of the Henshaws", by Olive White Murry, Sept. 1, 1928;
DAR application letter for Marion Warren.
(b) Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
Daughters of the American Revolution (www.ancestry.com).
(c) "Genealogy of the Denny family in England and America", Denny, Christopher Columbus; Leicester, Massachusettes, 1886.
(d) Contribution from David G. White ().
(e) "Colonial Families of the United States of America", Vol. 3
New York: 1907; George Norbury Mackenzie, ed.
(f) Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
(g) "Massachusetts Marriages to 1800", pg. 61 (www.ancestry.com).
(h) Robert Kline database: http://www3.telus.net/robertkline, citing:
Compendium of American Genealogy, Vol. VII, p 628.
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