Josiah Nelson Henshaw

                                               ┌── William Henshaw
                                               │    1735-1820 
                         ┌── William Henshaw ──┤
                         │    1780-1862        │
                         │                     └── Phebe Swan
                         │                          1753-1808 
Josiah Nelson Henshaw ───┤
B: 1825                  │                     ┌── Alpheus Stratton
D: 1911                  │                     │
                         └── Lucy Stratton ────┤
                              1795-1879        │
                                               └── Lucy Keyes
M: Mary Ann Barton
   ├── Alfred Nelson Henshaw (1847-1870) 1,2,3

M: Martha M. -
   ├── Josiah W. Henshaw (c1870-?) 4
   ├── Nellie Ruth Henshaw (c1873-?) 4
   └── Alfred N. Henshaw (c1878-?) 4

Josiah Nelson Henshaw     [ID 04596] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 17 1825, Massachusetts.1,5,6,7,8,9  

He married Mary Ann Barton5,6,7,10,11, Nov 20 18465,6,7,10,11 [Aug 29 18469], Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts5,6,7,10,11.  Mary was born Jan 14 1828, Massachusetts.1,9  

Josiah and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 23 1850), Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts:1

Josiah N. Henshaw, age 25, born in Massachusetts; farmer.
Mary Ann Henshaw, age 22, born in Massachusetts.
Alfred N. Henshaw, male, age 2, born in Massachusetts.
Nathan S. Henshaw, age 21, born in Massachusetts; farmer.

Mary died Jun 23 1864, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.9  

Josiah was shown in the 1870 census (Jun 19 1870), living in the household of son Alfred in Cherry Valley (Leicester), Worcester County, Massachusetts:8

Henshaw, Alfred N., age 22; born in Massachusetts; teamster.
Henshaw, Sarah S., age 21; born in Massachusetts; keeping house.
Henshaw, Mary A., age 2, born in Massachusetts.
Henshaw, Josiah N., age 45, born in Massachusetts; farm laborer; $100 real estate; $100 personal property.

He then married Martha M. -.4  Martha was born about 1846, Massachusetts.4  

Josiah and family were shown in the 1880 census, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts:4

Henshaw, Josiah N., age 54; born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; farmer.
Henshaw, Martha M., wife, age 34; born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; keeping house.
Henshaw, Josiah W., son, age 10; born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.
Henshaw, Nellie Ruth, daughter, age 7; born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.
Henshaw, Alfred N., son, age 2; born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.

Josiah Nelson Henshaw died Jan 28 1911, Worcester, Massachusetts.9  


Sources

  1. 1850 census, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll M432-342, page 310B, line #36, dwelling #16, family #18.
  2. "Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants" by Marcellus Donald Alexander R. von Redlich; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1988;
    Americans of Armorial Ancestry, page 130.
  3. 1850 census, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll 342, page 310, dwelling #16.
  4. 1880 LDS census index, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T9-0563, page 330D.
  5. "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.
  6. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  7. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  8. 1870 census, Cherry Valley P.O., Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll M593-653, page 225-226, line #38, dwelling #87, family #101.
  9. "Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants" by Marcellus Donald Alexander R. von Redlich; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1988;
    Reg. of the General Society of War of 1812; page 401.
  10. New England Historical & Genealogical Society. "Massachusetts Town Vital Records".
  11. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.


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