Daniel Horatio Henshaw

                                                           ┌── William Henshaw
                                                           │    1735-1820 
                          ┌── Daniel Henshaw ──────────────┤
                          │    1782-1863                   │
                          │                                └── Phebe Swan
                          │                                     1753-1808 
Daniel Horatio Henshaw ───┤
B: 1827                   │
D: ?                      │
                          └── Deborah Brown Starkweather
M: Sophronia E. Lyon

M: Annie Jewett Neal

Daniel Horatio Henshaw     [ID 04602] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 25 1827, Winchendon, Massachusetts.2,3,4,5,6  

He married Sophronia E. Lyon4,7 [Sophronia E. Hill4], Apr 5 18534,7, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts4,7.  Sophronia, daughter of John Hill, was born Jul 11 1822, Middleton Corners, Stafford County, New Hampshire.4,8  

Sophronia had been previously married to Augustus Lyon, Feb 4 1843, Boston, Massachusetts,4 who had died Jun 22 1844, Boston, Massachusetts.4  

One child,7 which was probably Walter A. Lyon,9 presumably Sophronia's son from her first marriage.9  

Daniel and Sophronia were shown in the 1855 Massachusetts state census, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts:10

Daniel H Henshaw, age 28, born in Massachusetts; printer.
Sophronia E Henshaw, age 33, born in New Hampshire.
Walter A Lyon, age 12, born in Massachusetts.
Charles H Hill, age 29, born in New Hampshire.
George W Hill, age 28, born in New Hampshire.
Mary F A Hill, age 24, born in New Hampshire.
Lizzie Cullinton, age 16, born in England.

Sophronia died Nov 5 1857, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; age 35y 3m 25d.4,8,11  Medical: Sophronia died from consumption.11  

He then married Annie Jewett Neal.1  

Daniel was shown in the 1860 census, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin:6

James W. Wo[..unclear]ff, age 41, born in New York; farmer; $2750 real estate; $810 personal property.
Almira H. ", age 32, born in Massachusetts.
Hubert ", age 12, born in Wisconsin; attended school.
Florence ", age 11, born in Wisconsin; attended school.
Walter H. ", age 6, born in Wisconsin; attended school.
Daniel H. Henshaw, age 32, born in Massachusetts; physician.
John Cox, age 34, born in Ireland; farm laborer.

During the Civil War, Daniel served in Company B, 1st Wisconsin Infantry (from Lisbon, Waukesha County, Wisconsin).12  

On Aug 11 1890 [date unclear], in Wisconsin, Anne J. Henshaw applied for a pension as widow of Daniel H. Henshaw, veteran of Company B, 1st Wisconsin Infantry.13  


  1. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  2. "Vital Records of Winchendon, Massachusetts, To the Year 1849",
    Franklin P.F., 1909, Worchester, MA.
  3. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  4. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. 1850 census, 9th Ward, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; roll M432-337, page 271, line #21, dwelling #735, family #1496.
  6. 1860 census, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin; page 760, line #6, dwelling #673, family #658.
  7. Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=125436115.
  9. Speculation.
  10. 1855 Massachusetts state census, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; 5th Ward, dwelling #1656, family #1621.
  11. Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Waukesha County, Wisconsin Civil War soldiers; USGenWeb Archives:
  13. National Archives and Records Administration. "General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934":
    "Civil War Pension Index". [database] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.

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