Isaac Means Henshaw

                                                   ┌── David Henshaw
                                                   │    1744-1808 
                         ┌── Charles Henshaw ──────┤
                         │    1789-1864            │
                         │                         └── Mary Sargent
                         │                              1755-1831 
Isaac Means Henshaw ─────┤
B: 1842                  │                         ┌── Tobias Lord
D: 1878                  │                         │
                         └── Hannah Perkins Lord ──┤
                              1805-1875            │
                                                   └── Hannah Perkins
M: Harriet Augusta Boles

Isaac Means Henshaw     [ID 04616] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct - 18421 [Sep 14 18422], Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts1.  

Isaac and family were shown in the 1869 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:3

Henshaw, Brigham & Co. (Geo. Henshaw, C. L. Brigham, and J. H. Burt), drugs, paints and oils, 154 State
Henshaw Brothers & Co. (Isaac M. and Edward Henshaw), shoe machinery and findings, 83 Milk
Henshaw Charles Mrs. house 32 Shawmut avenue
Henshaw Charles C. Mrs. house 52 E. Chester Park
Henshaw Edward (Henshaw Bros. & Co.), 83 Milk, boards 32 Shawmut avenue
Henshaw Francis (Henshaw & Bro.), 5 Merchants' Exchange, house 37 West Cedar
Henshaw George (Henshaw, Brigham, & Co.), 154 State, boards 52 East Chester Park
Henshaw Isaac M. (Henshaw, Bros. & Co.), shoe findings, 83 Milk, boards 32 Shawmut avenue
Henshaw Joseph L. (Henshaw & Brother), 5 Merchants' Exchange, house 56 Chestnut
Henshaw Mary, widow, house 86 Hampshire
Henshaw Richard W. house 85 Revere
Henshaw Samuel Mrs. house 124 Charles
Henshaw Sarah A. assistant Chapman school, bds. 4 Marion, E. B.
Henshaw Thomas, marble-cutter, bds. 86 Hampshire
Henshaw Thomas A. (Henshaw & Co.), 31 Exchange, boards 85 Revere
Henshaw Wm. book-agent, 149 Washgton, house at Cambridge
Henshaw Wm. O. (A. S. & J. Brown), 110 State, house at Jamaica Plain
Henshaw & Brother (J. L. and F.), auctioneers and stockbrokers, 5 Merchants' Exchange
Henshaw & Co. (Thomas A. Henshaw and Edwin Fleming), saw manufacturers, 31 Exchange

He married Harriet Augusta Boles, Nov 4 1869.4  Harriet, daughter of Levi Boles & Mary Harding Webster, was born Apr 25 1848, Boston, Massachusetts.5,6  

Isaac was shown in the 1873 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:3

Henshaw Edward, boot and shoe findings, 34 Doane
Henshaw I. M. boot and shoe manuf's, goods, 156 State
Henshaw J. A. chemicals, 21 Commercial

Isaac Means Henshaw died May 2 1878, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; buried Walnut Avenue Lot 276, Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1  

On Jul 14 1922 Harriet A. Henshaw, widow, was issued a U.S. passport.  She declared she was born April 25 1848 in Boston, Massachusetts, and her father, Levi Boles, was born in [..unclear..], Massachusetts and was then deceased.  Harriet declared she was then residing in Boston, Massachusetts, with no occupation.  She declared she intended to depart August 15 1922 from the port of New York on board the Mauretanis, intending to visit the British Isles for the purpose of "temporary residence".  She was recorded as age 74, 5' 7 1/2" tall, blue eyes, gray hair, fair complexion, full face.5  

Harriet died 1927, buried Lawn Avenue Lot 2427, Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.6

(photo)Photo: Harriet A. Boles 1922 passport photo 5


  2. "Genealogy of the Denny family in England and America", Denny, Christopher Columbus; Leicester, Massachusettes, 1886.
  3. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995;
  4. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  5. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925;

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