┌── William Henshaw │ 1742-1796 ┌── Joshua Henshaw ──┤ │ 1775-1847 │ │ └── Elizabeth Gilbert │ 1746-1826 Madison Henshaw ────┤ B: 1810 │ D: 1893 │ └── Betsy King c1785-1862 M: Lydia Hoyt ├── Hoyt Henshaw (1838-1864) 1,2,3 ├── Charles Henshaw (?-1844) 1 ├── Jerome B. Henshaw (1840-1886) 1,2,3 ├── Francina E. Henshaw (1842-1843) 1 M: Harriet Robinson ├── Dwight Henshaw (1849-1915) 1,2,3,4 ├── Cornelia M. Henshaw (1852-1877) 1,4 ├── Luther Henshaw (1854-1856) 1 ├── Jessie Cora Henshaw (1857-1902) 1,4 └── Claribel M. Henshaw (1859-1922) 1,4,5
|Madison Henshaw [ID 04767]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Jul 6 1810, New York.1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Madison was admitted to the West Aurora Congregational Church, Griffins Mills, Erie County, New York on Nov 12 1826 by profession. Dismissed Dec 21 1832.1
He married Lydia Hoyt, Sep 12 1837.1,2,8 Lydia, daughter of Asa Hoyt & Betsey Hubbel, was born about 1814, Batavia, New York.8,9
Lydia died Feb 13 1844, Batavia, New York; age 30.1,9 Lydia is buried in the same lot with son Charles and daughter Francina.9 Note that Lydia died just two days after her son Charles died9 (cause of death of both unknown).
After Lydia died, in the fall of 1844 Madison's parents and family moved to Michigan, traveling the Great Lakes by boat. Madison and his brother Joseph made the journey by team, arriving at Detroit in October of 1844, there meeting their parents. From there they went to Ypsilanti by team, staying all winter. In the spring of 1845 the family came to Eckford Township, Calhoun County. Madison and his brother, Joshua, bought 100 acres of land in Section 24, in partnership. In 1847 Joshua sold his interest in the land to brother Joseph. Madison and Joseph then farmed it until 1854, when they divided it and each took 50 acres.10
He then married Harriet Robinson11 [Harriet Robbins1,12, Harriet Robins13], May 20 184711, Jackson County, Michigan11. Harriet was born about 18193,4 [about 18215], New York3,4.
Madison and family were shown in the 1850 census, Eckford Township, Calhoun County, Michigan:3
Madison and family were shown in the 1860 census (Oct 8 1860), Clarendon Township, Calhoun County, Michigan:4
Madison and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 18-19 1880), Clarendon Township, Calhoun County, Michigan:5
Madison Henshaw died Oct 10 1893, Calhoun County, Michigan; buried East Eckford Cemetery, Eckford, Calhoun County, Michigan.1,2,7 Unmarked grave.7
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