┌── Daniel Henshaw │ 1701-1781 ┌── David Henshaw ──┤ │ 1744-1808 │ │ └── Elizabeth Allen Bass │ 1703-1774 John Henshaw ─────┤ B: 1798 │ ┌── Mary Denny D: 1859 │ │ └── Mary Sargent ───┤ 1755-1831 │ └── Nathan Sargent M: Mary Ann Lewis ├── Mary Elizabeth Henshaw (1824-?) 1,2,3 ├── Lucy Lewis Henshaw (1826-1826) 1,3 ├── John Andrew Henshaw (1827-1910) 1,2,4 ├── Lewis Joshua Henshaw (1829-1829) 1,3 ├── Georgianna Henshaw (1830-1903) 1,2,3,5,6 ├── Lewis Henshaw (1832-1933) 1,3 ├── William Henry Henshaw (1834-1835) 1,3 ├── Cornelia Henshaw (1837-1900) 1,2,3,6,7,8 └── Grace Henshaw (1840-?) 1,2,3,5,6
|John Henshaw [ID 04523]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Jan 9 17982,3,4 [Jan 10 17979], Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts2,3,4.
He married Mary Ann Lewis1,3,4,10 [Mary Ann Sewes2,5], Nov 3 18231,3,4,10, Worcester County, Massachusetts1,3,4,10. Mary, daughter of Nathaniel Lewis & Lucy Shaw, was born Jul 29 1806, Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine.4,11
John engaged in the wholesale drug business in Boston as a member of the firm Henshaw, Ward & Co., from which he retired prior to his death.4 In 1843 John and family moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, but continued his business at 37 India Street, Boston.2
Mary died Jan 18 1844, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; buried Walnut Avenue Lot 275, Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.4,11
John was shown in the 1848 city directory of Cambridge, Massachusetts:12
Widower John and family were shown in the 1850 census, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts:6
John was shown in the 1850 city directory of Cambridge, Massachusetts:12
John was shown in the 1851 city directory of Cambridge, Massachusetts:12
John was shown in the 1852 city directory of Cambridge, Massachusetts:12
John was shown in the 1853 city directory of Cambridge, Massachusetts:12
John was shown in the 1859 city directory of Cambridge, Massachusetts:12
John authored "History of Henshaw Families from Scotland to Year 1853".2
John was the executor of his brother David's estate. Shortly after his brother's death, John replied on behalf of his brother to a letter received from James W. Henshaw of Virginia.13 This letter contains a great deal of Henshaw history and genealogy.
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John Henshaw died Dec 27 1859, at his home, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; age 61.3,4,9,14 Medical: John died from heart disease.14 Estate administration 1860, Cambridge, Massachusetts.15
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