Caroline Henshaw

                                                ┌── William Henshaw
                                                │    1735-1820 
                    ┌── Horatio Gates Henshaw ──┤
                    │    1788-1860              │
                    │                           └── Phebe Swan
                    │                                1753-1808 
Caroline Henshaw ───┤
B: 1824             │
D: ?                │
                    └── Elizabeth Hastings
                        c1792-?    
M: A. W. Metcalf

Caroline Henshaw     [ID 04729] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct - 18241,2,3,4,5 [Apr 16 18256], Massachusetts1,2,3,4,5.  

She married A. W. Metcalf, Jul 17 1850.6  

Children:

Elizabeth/Eliza Metcalf, born c1852, Pennsylvania. 4,7
Wallace/Walles Metcalf, born c1855, Massachusetts. 2,4
Sarah Metcalf, born c1857, Massachusetts. 2,3,4

Caroline (apparently widowed) and children were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 28 1860), living in the household of sister Almira in East Bloomfield, Ontario County, New York:2

Luther Conklin, age 43, born in New York; N.S.P. Clergyman; $1800 personal property.
Almira Conklin, age 41, born in Massachusetts.
Clara Hawes, age 15, born in Indiana; attended school.
Caroline Metcalf, age 35, born in Massachusetts.
Walace Metcalf, age 5, born in Massachusetts.
Sarah Metcalf, age 2, born in Massachusetts.
Daughter Elizabeth Metcalf was shown in the 1860 census (Jun 13 1860), living with Caroline's widowed mother in Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts:7
Eliz., age 8, born in Pennsylvania; attended school.

Caroline (apparently widowed) and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 15 1870), Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts:3

Metcalf, Caroline H., age 45, born in Massachusetts; keeping house; $2200 personal property.
Metcalf, Sarah, age 12, born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Henshaw, Harriet E., age 53, born in Massachusetts; no occupation; $3000 real estate; $2000 personal property.

Caroline and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 15 1880), 4 William Street, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts:4

Metcalf, Caroline, age 55, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; widow; house keeper.
Metcalf, Walles, son, age 25, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; single; civil engineer.
Metcalf, Eliza, daughter, age 28, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Massachusetts; single; music teacher.
Metcalf, Sarah, daughter, age 23, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; single.

Caroline and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 14 1900), 81 Elm St., Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts:5

Metcalf, Caroline, head-of-household, age 75, born Oct 1824 in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; widow; 3 children, 3 living; rented home.
Metcalf, Elizabeth, daughter, age 43, born Feb 1856 in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; single; occupation: music teacher.
Metcalf, Sadie, daughter, age 41, born Jan 1858 in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; single.
Metcalf, Wallace, son, age 35, born Mch 1865 in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; single.


Sources

  1. 1850 census, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll M432-342, page 336, line #20 dwelling #416, family #439.
  2. 1860 census, East Bloomfield, Ontario County, New York; roll M653-832, page 45, line #18, dwelling #353, family #351.
  3. 1870 census, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll M593-653, page 241, line #21, dwelling #332, family #376.
  4. 1880 census, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T9-568, ED 902, page 578A, line #40, dwelling #298, family #370.
  5. 1900 census, 8th Ward, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T623-697, ED 1778, page 14A, line #41, dwelling #177, family #360.
  6. "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.
  7. 1860 census, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll M653-531, page 193, line #25, dwelling #209, family #225.


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