Elizabeth Henshaw

                                           ┌── Daniel Henshaw
                                           │    1701-1781 
                     ┌── William Henshaw ──┤
                     │    1735-1820        │
                     │                     └── Elizabeth Allen Bass
                     │                          1703-1774 
Elizabeth Henshaw ───┤
B: 1764              │                     ┌── Jonathan Sargent
D: 1827              │                     │
                     └── Ruth Sargeant ────┤
                          1743-1769        │
                                           └── Deborah Richardson
M: Dr. Austin Flint

Elizabeth Henshaw     [ID 04582] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 8 1764, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4  

She married Dr. Austin Flint, Jun 7 1785.1,3,5  Austin, son of Dr. Edward Flint & Mary Howe, was born Jan 4 1760, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.3  

Austin Flint was one of seven generations of Doctor's.  He was a Surgeon in the Revolutionary War with rank of Sargent.  He became a famous physician in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts where he practiced for 40 years, and received an honorary degree from Harvard College.  He was characterized by Governor Washburn as an "intelligent, well informed man, of strong will and indomitable courage".  He held many town offices as well as Rep. of the Legislature.3  


Joseph Henshaw Flint, born c1786; died 1866; married 1) Hannah Willard Reed, 2) Amelia Dwight. 3,6
Sally Flint, born 1787; died 1808; married 1807, Calvin Spear.
Edward Flint, born Dec 1 1789; married Harriet Emerson.
Elisa Conklin Flint; married John Clapp.
Waldo Flint; married Catherine Dean.
Laura Flint.

Elizabeth Henshaw died Aug 7 1827, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.7  

Austin died Aug 29 1850, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.3  


  1. "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.
  2. Contribution from Lizbet119 () citing:
    Henshaw family bible archived at the Massachusetts Historical Society.
  3. Contribution from Gwen Flint ().
  4. Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  6. http://www.worcesterart.org/Collection/Early_American/Artists/harding/flint/painting.html.
  7. Henshaw family bible archived at the Massachusetts Historical Society.

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

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 © 1997-2022, 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!