Theresa Henshaw

                                        ┌── Samuel Henshaw
                                        │    1723-1778 
                   ┌── Samuel Henshaw ──┤
                   │    1744-1809       │
                   │                    └── Submit Woodward
                   │                        c1726-1788 
Theresa Henshaw ───┤
B: 1791            │                    ┌── John Hunt
D: 1863            │                    │
                   └── Martha Hunt ─────┤
                        1755-1842       │
                                        └── Esther Wells
M: Edward Phillips

M: Charles Beck

Theresa Henshaw     [ID 04580] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Theresa Henshaw1,2 [Teresa Henshaw3,4].

Born Aug 23 1791, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1,2,5  

She married Edward Phillips1,3,6, Nov 1 18201,3,6 [Nov 3 18202,7], Northampton, Massachusetts1,3,6.  Edward, son of William Phillips & Miriam Mason, was born Jun 24 1782, Boston Massachusetts.7  Edward was the fifth child of Lieut. Governor Phillips of the province of Massachusetts Bay.5,7  Deacon Edward Phillips had been previously married in 1807 to Mary Salisbury, who died Apr 28 1815, and by whom he had six children.2,7  


Miriam M. Phillips, born 1821; died 1824.
Edward Bromfield Phillips, born Oct 5 1821; died Jun 21 1848 (leaving $100,000 to Harvard College); unmarried.
Teresa Henshaw Phillips, born 1825; living unmarried as of 1848.

Edward died Nov 4 1826.2,7  

She then married Charles Beck.1,2  Note: Charles had been previously married to Theresa's siser Louisa who had died in 1830.1,2  


Anna Beck; married Charles F. Moring. 2

Theresa Henshaw died Oct 2 1863, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; age 72.4  

Teresa's death was reported in the "Cambridge Chronicle" (Cambridge, Massachusetts) on Saturday, October 10, 1863:4

In this city, 2d inst., Mrs. Teresa Henshaw, wife of Prof. Charles Beck, 72 years.


  1. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  2. Wyman, T.B., "The Hunt Family". Garnier & Company, Charleston 1969.
  3. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  4. Cambridge (Massachusetts) Public Library:
  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. "Northampton, MA Marriages from first record to 1840"; USGenWeb Archives:
  7. "Genealogical and Personal Memorial of Mercer County, New Jersey" Vol 1,
    edited by Francis Bazley Lee; The Lewis Publishing Company, New York, 1907.
  8. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.

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