Hoyt Henshaw

                                      ┌── Joshua Henshaw
                                      │    1775-1847 
                ┌── Madison Henshaw ──┤
                │    1810-1893        │
                │                     └── Betsy King
                │                         c1785-1862 
Hoyt Henshaw ───┤
B: 1838         │                     ┌── Asa Hoyt
D: 1864         │                     │
                └── Lydia Hoyt ───────┤
                    c1814-1844        │
                                      └── Betsey Hubbel
Hoyt Henshaw     [ID 04763] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 10 1838, New York.1,2  

Hoyt was shown in the 1860 census (Aug 4 1860), living and working in the household of a J.E. Bly in Kalamazoo County, Michigan:2

Hoyt Henshaw, age 22, born in New York; farm laborer; $300 personal property.

Hoyt enlisted in Co. E, Sixth Infantry, Aug 9 1861, at Marshall, Calhoun County, Michigan, for 3 years, age 22.  Mustered Aug 20 1861.  Discharged on Surgeon's certificate of disability at Camp williams, LA, Oct 25 18623,4

Enlisted in Co A, Eleventh Cavalry,3,4,5 as Corporal, Sep 2 1863, at Albion, for 3 years, age 23.  Mustered Sep 9 1863.3,4  

Hoyt Henshaw died Jun 9 1864, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky; buried Mount Sterling, Kentucky - reinterred to Soldiers' Burial Lot in Lexington City Cemetery, Fayette County, Kentucky.1,3,5  Killed in action.1,3  


  1. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  2. 1860 census, Kalamazoo P.O., Kalamazoo Township, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; roll M653-548, page 155, line #36, dwelling #1108, family #1107.
  3. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  4. "The American Civil War Research Database", Ancestry, Inc.
  5. "Roll of Honor: Civil War Union Soldiers";
    U.S. Quartermaster General's Office Feb 21 1868; www.genealogylibrary.com.

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