Joseph Henshaw

                                         ┌── Daniel Henshaw
                                         │    1701-1781 
                   ┌── William Henshaw ──┤
                   │    1735-1820        │
                   │                     └── Elizabeth Allen Bass
                   │                          1703-1774 
Joseph Henshaw ────┤
B: 1774            │                     ┌── Dudley Wade Swan
D: 1855            │                     │
                   └── Phebe Swan ───────┤
                        1753-1808        │
                                         └── Beulah (Swan)
M: Relief Goulding
   ├── Justus Goulding Henshaw (1801-?) 1,2
   ├── Amasa Henshaw (1802-?) 1,2
   ├── Joseph Sumner Henshaw (1806-1891) 1,2,3
   ├── William Henshaw (1808-1877) 1,2,4,5
   ├── Dexter Henshaw (1810-?) 1,2
   ├── Daniel Henshaw (1812-1901) 1,2,5,6,7
   ├── Alvin Henshaw (1813-?) 1,2,3
   └── Austin Flint Henshaw (1818-?) 1,2,3,5

Joseph Henshaw     [ID 04585] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 11 1774, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,4,8,9,10  

He married Relief Goulding2,4,11,12 [Relief Golding1,5, Elizabeth Goulding7], Sep 23 18002,4,11,12, Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts2,4,11,12.  Relief, daughter of Jonah Goulding & Grace Knowlton, was born May 9 1781, Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts.4  

Relief died Feb 26 1847, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; age 65.4,13,14  

Joseph and family are shown in the 1850 census, Belchertown, Hampshire County, Massachusetts:15

Joseph Henshaw, age 76, born in Massachusetts; $400 real estate.
Lydia Henshaw, age 58, born in Massachusetts.
Harriet Bezar, age 17, born in Massachusetts.
It is unknown who the above Lydia Henshaw was.  

Joseph Henshaw died Jul 15 18558 [18547].  


  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 Tom Henshaw.
  3. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing: LDS IGI.
  4. Contribution from John Quinn ().
  5. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution (
  6. Thwing, Walter Eliot. "The Livermore Family of America".
    Boston: W.B. Clarke Company, 1902.
  7. Biographical sketch of Daniel Henshaw.
  8. Contribution from Lizbet119 () citing:
    Henshaw family bible archived at the Massachusetts Historical Society.
  9. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  10. Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988;
  11. Halbert's "The New World Book of Henshaws" (for what it's worth).
  12. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing: LDS IGI.
  13. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 485.
  14. New England Historical & Genealogical Society. "Massachusetts Town Vital Records".
  15. 1850 census, Belchertown, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; roll 321, page 412, dwelling #33.

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