+-- 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 +-- Charles Henshaw, ?-1844 +-- Jerome B. Henshaw, 1840-1886 +-- Francina E. Henshaw, 1842-1843 M: Harriet Robinson +-- Dwight Henshaw, 1849-1915 +-- Cornelia M. Henshaw, 1852-1877 +-- Luther Henshaw, 1854-1856 +-- Jessie Cora Henshaw, 1857-1902 +-- Claribel M. Henshaw, 1859-1922
|Madison Henshaw     [ID 04767]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Jul 6 1810, New York.a,166,173,b,c,d
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.a
He married Lydia Hoyt, Sep 12 1837.173,a,e    Lydia, daughter of Asa Hoyt & Betsey Hubbel, was born about 1814, Batavia, New York.e,f
Lydia died Feb 13 1844, Batavia, New York; age 30; buried lot 118, Old Batavia Pioneer Cemetery, Genesee County, New York.a,f    Lydia is buried in the same lot with son Charles and daughter Francina.f    Note that Lydia died just two days after her son Charles diedf (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.g
He then married Harriet Robinson, May 20 1847, Jackson County, Michigan.h    (Harriet Robbins)a,i    (Harriet Robins)j    Harriet was born about 1819, New York.b,c    (c1821).d
Madison and family were shown in the 1850 census, Eckford Township, Calhoun County, Michigan:b
Madison and family were shown in the 1860 census (Oct 8 1860), Clarendon Township, Calhoun County, Michigan:c
Madison Henshaw died Oct 10 1893.a,173
166. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
173. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
(a) Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
(b) 1850 census, Eckford Township, Calhoun County, Michigan; page 410, line #30, dwelling #105, family #105.
(c) 1860 census, Homer P.O., Clarendon Township, Calhoun County, Michigan; roll M653-539, page 202, line #16, dwelling #1565, family #1534.
(d) 1880 census, Clarendon Township, Calhoun County, Michigan; roll T9-575, ED 48, page 187A, line #38, dwelling #240, family #241.
(e) Jill McLeester database: http://www.three-systems.com/gen/hoyt.htm.
(f) Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
"Old Batavia Pioneer Cemetery Records" of Genesee County New York.
(g) Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
biography of Joseph G. Henshaw.
(h) "Michigan Marriages", http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
(i) Halbert's "The New World Book of Henshaws" (for what it's worth).
(j) Jack & Marianne Dibean () Michigan Marriages database:
(k) 1850 census, Eckford Township, Calhoun County, Michigan; page 410, line #35, dwelling #106, family #106.
(l) 1880 census, Clarendon Township, Calhoun County, Michigan; roll T9-575, ED 48, page 187A, line #33, dwelling #239, family #240.
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