Mary Belcher Henshaw

                                                   ┌── Joshua Henshaw
                                                   │    1672-1747 
                        ┌── Daniel Henshaw ────────┤
                        │    1701-1781             │
                        │                          └── Mary Hay Webster
                        │                               1672-1747 
Mary Belcher Henshaw ───┤
B: 1739                 │                          ┌── Joseph Bass
D: 1823                 │                          │
                        └── Elizabeth Allen Bass ──┤
                             1703-1774             │
                                                   └── Mary Belcher
M: Amos Wheeler

Mary Belcher Henshaw     [ID 04566] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 20 1739, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1,2,3  

She married Amos Wheeler, May 20 1762, Leicester, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,5,6  Amos, son of Thomas Wheeler & Mary Brooks, was born about 1733.7  


Elizabeth (Mary) Wheeler, born May 4 (May 8) 1763, Worcester, MA; died Mar 30 1800; married Elijah Warren.
Amos Wheeler, born Aug 5 1764, Worcester, MA; died Nov 17 1806; married Jun 2 1785, Martha Read/Reed (child: Mary Belcher Henshaw Wheeler, married John Buker). 8
Mary Belcher Wheeler, born Jun 1 1767, Worcester, MA; apparently died young.
Sarah Wheeler, born Feb 8 1769, Worcester, MA.
Mary Belcher Henshaw Wheeler, born Dec 19 1774, Worcester, MA; died Aug 15 1851; married Elijah Warren.
Charlotte Wheeler, born Oct 4 1778, Worcester, MA; died Aug 1 1870.
Note above that Elijah Warren married (1) Elizabeth, then (2) in 1801 to sister Mary.9  

Amos died Mar 16 1820, age 87.7  

Mary Belcher Henshaw died Oct 19 1823, Leicester, Massachusetts.3,10  


  1. Contribution from David G. White () citing:
    "Wheeler and Warren Families", Henry Warren Wheeler, 1892;
    "History of the Wheeler Family in America", Albert G. Wheeler, Jr., 1914.
  2. "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.
  3. Manuscripts relating to William Henshaw, archived at the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA, including a handwritten family lineage.
  4. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  5. "Massachusetts Marriages to 1800", pg. 60 (
  6. New England Historic Genealogical Society. "Massachusetts Town Vital Records". Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1997-1999.
  7. Contribution from David G. White ().
  8. Contribution from Melinda Chandler ().
  9. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution (
  10. Contribution from David G. White () citing:
    "History of the Wheeler Family in America", Albert G. Wheeler, Jr., 1914.

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