James Steuben Henshaw

                                              ┌── William Henshaw
                                              │    1742-1796 
                         ┌── Joshua Henshaw ──┤
                         │    1775-1847       │
                         │                    └── Elizabeth Gilbert
                         │                         1746-1826 
James Steuben Henshaw ───┤
B: 1802                  │
D: 1872                  │
                         └── Betsy King
                             c1785-1862 
M: Palmyra Hall
   ├── Harriet Henrietta Henshaw  1
   ├── Elizabeth Henshaw (1822-1850) 2
   ├── Edwin Ruthvin Henshaw (1823-1907) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Julia Henshaw (1827-1831) 1,2
   ├── Louisa Henshaw (1828-?) 6
   ├── Warren Burnham Henshaw (1828-1885) 1,2,3
   ├── Lucy Jane Henshaw (1830-1845) 2,7
   ├── Theodore C. Henshaw (1833-1862) 2,4,7,8
   ├── Orilla Henshaw (1835-1893) 2,3,4,8,9
   ├── George Henry Henshaw (1837-1907) 2,3,4,5,8
   ├── James Steuben Henshaw, Jr. (1839-1918) 2,4,8
   ├── Frances Adella Henshaw (1842-1845) 2,4

M: Almira Evans
   └── Delno Chancey Henshaw (1866-1937) 2,3,10,11

James Steuben Henshaw     [ID 04797] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

James Steuben Henshaw2,3 [James Stuben Henshaw1].

Born Jun 10 18022,3,6,7,8,10,11 [May 10 181112], Erie County, New York2,3,6,7,8,10,11.  

He married Palmyra Hall1,2,3,6,10 [Palmira Hall1,7,8], May 27 18241,2,3,6,10.  Palmyra was born Jul 15 1807, New York.8,10,13  

James Henshaw and family were shown in the 1850 census, Newton Township, Calhoun County, Michigan:4

James S. Henshaw, age 48, born in New York; farmer; $1000 real estate.
Almira Henshaw, age 43, born in New York.
Edwin Henshaw, age 24, born in New York; farmer; $500 real estate.
Sally A. Henshaw, age 22, born in New York.
Theodore Henshaw, age 17, born in New York.
Aurilla Henshaw, age 15, born in New York.
George H. Henshaw, age 13, born in New York.
James Henshaw, age 11, born in New York.
Frances C. [initial unclear] Henshaw, age 5 months [unclear], born in New York.

James and family were again shown in the 1860 census (Jul 31 1860), Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan:8

James S. Henshaw, age 58, born in New York; farmer; $2000 real estate; $400 personal property.
Palmira Henshaw, age 53, born in New York.
Theodore C. Henshaw, age 26, born in New York; painter; $200 real estate; $100 personal property.
George H. Henshaw, age 23, born in New York; farm laborer.
Orillea Henshaw, age 25, born in New York.
James Henshaw, age 21, born in New York; farm laborer.

Palmyra died Jan 24 1863, buried Jan 27 1863, Section E Lot 8 Grave 2, Riverside Cemetery, 1015 Gull Rd., Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan.10,14  

He then married Almira Evans2,10 [Almyra J. Evans3,7], May 21 18652,10.  Almira was born about 1832, Vermont.11  

James and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 23 1870), Kalamazoo, Michigan:11

Henshaw, Jas S, age 67, born in New York; farm laborer; $3000 real estate; $400 personal property.
Henshaw, Almira, age 38, born in Vermont; keeping house.
Henshaw, Delano, age 4, born in Michigan.
Hoffman, Oliver, age 22, born in New York; farm laborer.

James Steuben Henshaw died Nov 13 1872, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; buried Nov 22 1872, Section E Lot 8 Grave 1, Riverside Cemetery, 1015 Gull Rd., Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan.3,12,14  Medical: James died from "consumption"12 (tuberculosis).  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  2. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  3. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  4. 1850 census, Newton Township, Calhoun County, Michigan; page 457-458, line #35, dwelling #54, family #54.
  5. Michigan, Death Records, 1897-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. GEDCOM archives at http://www.kindredkonnections.com.
  7. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  8. 1860 census, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; page 551, line #19, dwelling #1054, family #1054.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com.
  10. Contribution from Margaret E. Heath citing: family bible.
  11. 1870 census, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; roll M593-680, page 248, line #12, dwelling #1626, family #1575.
  12. Michigan Department of Communty Health; Genealogical Death Index:
    http://www.mdch.state.mi.us/gendisx/scripts/individual.idc?UniqueID=100186.
  13. 1850 census, Newton Township, Calhoun County, Michigan; page 457, line #35, dwelling #54, family #54.
  14. Riverside Cemetery (Kalamazoo, Michigan) burials:
    http://www.cemeteryregister.com/search.asp?id=MI_KALAMAZOO.


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