Martha Henshaw

                                            ┌── Samuel Henshaw
                                            │    1723-1778 
                       ┌── Samuel Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1744-1809       │
                       │                    └── Submit Woodward
                       │                        c1726-1788 
Martha Henshaw ────────┤
B: 1783                │                    ┌── John Hunt
D: 1874                │                    │
                       └── Martha Hunt ─────┤
                            1755-1842       │
                                            └── Esther Wells
M: Isaac Chapman Bates

Martha Henshaw     [ID 04577] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 9 1783, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,5,6  

She married Isaac Chapman Bates1,2,3,4,7,8, Sep 21 18071,2,3,4,7,8 [Sep 26 18079,10], at her parents home, Elm Street, Northampton, Massachusetts1,2,3,4,7,8.  Isaac, son of Jacob Bates & Ruth Robinson, was born Jan 23 1779, Granville, Massachusetts.4  

Martha and her sister Sarah were married in a double wedding at their parents' home, the old Hunt House which had been inherited by their mother.10  

Isaac was Representative at Boston, 1808, 1809, 1813, and became a a member of the Governor's Council.  In 1827 he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served until his resignation in 1835.4  In 1841 he was elected to the U.S. Senate, where he was a colleague and close friend of Daniel Webster.4,11  


Martha Henshaw Bates; married 1829, Fordyce Mitchell Hubbard. 12
Catharine Bates; married - Chilson.
Theresa Bates; married - Dudley.
Eliza Henshaw Bates, born 1821/1823; died Mar 19 1900; married 1) Charles Fuller Smith, 2) John Adams Dana. 11,13
Isaac Chapman Bates, Jr., born Oct 22 1817; married - Atkins.
Henshaw Bates; unmarried.

Martha Henshaw died Nov 9 1874, Northampton, Massachusetts; buried Bridge Street Cemetery in Northampton, Massachusetts.4,5,6  


  1. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  2. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  3. Wyman, T.B., "The Hunt Family". Garnier & Company, Charleston 1969.
  4. "One Branch of the Booth Family", by Charles Edwin Booth; privately printed, New York, 1910.
  5. Burials in Bridge Street Cemetery in Northampton, Massachusetts;
    posted Oct 15 2014 to QUEBEC-RESEARCH-L by "WFlem" ().
  6. Burials in Bridge Street Cemetery in Northampton, Massachusetts;
    posted Oct 15 2014 to NYCLINTO-L by "WFlem" ().
  7. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  8. "Northampton, MA Marriages from first record to 1840"; USGenWeb Archives.
  9. American Antiquarian Society. "Index to Marriages in Massachusetts Centinel
    and Columbian Centinel, 1784-1840", Vol. 1 A-D. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1961.
  10. "The Hunt/Henshaw House: A Memorial to Colonial Life", by Megan Gardner, Smith College, 1997:
    Janice Moulton, Department of Philosophy, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts:
  11. "The Dana Family in America", BY Elizabeth Ellery Dana; Cambridge, Massachusetts; 1956.
  12. Day, Edward Warren. "One Thousand Years of Hubbard History".
    Harlan Page Hubbard. New York.
  13. Densmore, Lyman Willard, "The Hartwells in America". Hartwell-Lorenzen Inc. Saginaw, Michigan. 1956.

If you have additional information on this person, please share!

This page last updated Fri Oct 21 15:52:20 2016

If you would like to be automatically notified by email whenever an update is made affecting this page then enter your email address and click the "Enter" button below:

Your Email Address:
Notify me whenever this page is updated
Do not notify me if this page is updated
Show me my current registered notification requests

How is this person related to other ancestors? To find out, enter the database ID number of another ancestor, and then click the "Enter" button below:

ID Number:

If you would like to save this person on your computer ▾ more...

HFA Home Page Return to HFA Home Page

Copyright © 1997-2019, The Hinshaw Family Association. All rights reserved.
Permission is granted for all free personal, private and non-commercial uses.
Commercial use of any portion contained herein is expressly prohibited.

Privacy Policies

This site uses spambot thwarting technology to hide email addresses from all known email harvesting programs used by spammers.

[This page was computer generated]

Spambot Bait!