John Brace Henshaw

                                            ┌── William Henshaw
                                            │    1742-1796 
                      ┌── William Henshaw ──┤
                      │    1767-1822        │
                      │                     └── Elizabeth Gilbert
                      │                          1746-1826 
John Brace Henshaw ───┤
B: 1803               │
D: 1875               │
                      └── Jerusha Brace
                              ?-1822 
M: Cynthia Henshaw
   ├── Oscar Freeman Henshaw (1826-1907) 1,2
   ├── William Henshaw (1828-1860) 1,2,3
   ├── Abigail Henshaw (1830-1835) 1,3
   ├── Laura Ann Henshaw (1832-1906) 1,2
   ├── Theodore Henshaw (1835-1860) 1,2,3
   ├── Benjamin Henshaw (1838-1854) 1,2,3
   ├── Edwin Henshaw (1840-1923) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Henry Henshaw (1842-1885) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── George Henshaw (1845-1870) 1,2,3,4
   └── Cordelia C. Henshaw (1847-1862) 1,2,3,4

John Brace Henshaw     [ID 04805] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

John Brace Henshaw1,2,3,6,7 [David B. Henshaw8].

Born Oct 15 1803, New York.1,2,6,7,9,10,11  

He married Cynthia Henshaw.1,3,6  Cynthia Henshaw, daughter of Samuel Henshaw & Abigail Taylor, was born Jan 7 1807, New York.2,3,5,6,7,10,11,12,13  John and Cynthia were first cousins.  

John B. Henshaw was admitted to the West Aurora Congregational Church, Griffins Mills, Erie County, New York on Mar 16 1817 by profession.  Removed for being insane (no date).3  

John and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 3 1850), Aurora, Erie County, New York:2

John Henshaw, age 47, born in New York; wagon maker; $500 real estate.
Cyntha Henshaw, age 43, born in New York.
Oscar Henshaw, age 24, born in New York.
William Henshaw, age 21, born in New York.
Theodore Henshaw, age 14, born in New York; attended school.
Benjamin Henshaw, age 12, born in New York; attended school.
Edwin Henshaw, age 10, born in New York; attended school.
Henry Henshaw, age 7, born in New York.
George Henshaw, age 5, born in New York.
Cordelia Henshaw, age 3, born in New York.
Laura ann Mitchel, age 16, born in New York; married within the year.

This family was shown in the 1860 census (Jul 5 1860), Nodaway Township, Taylor County, Iowa:4

David B Henshaw, age 56, born in New York; farmer; $2000 real estate; $400 personal property
Cynthia Henshaw, age 55, born in New York.
Edwin Henshaw, age 20, born in New York.
Henry Henshaw, age 16, born in New York.
Cordelia Henshaw, age 14, born in New York; attended school.
George Henshaw, age 13, born in New York.
Note that the 1860 census clearly shows the name David Henshaw, not John, although it was clearly enumerating this exact family.  

John and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 23 1870), Nodaway Township, Taylor County, Iowa:5

Henshaw, J.B., age 65, born in New York; farmer; $10,000 real estate; $1,735 personal property
Henshaw, Syntha, age 63, born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, Edwin, age 34, born in New York; wheel wright.
Henshaw, Henry, age 33, born in New York; wagon maker.

John Brace Henshaw died Oct 15 1875, buried North Grove Cemetery, Hepburn, Valley Township, Page County, Iowa.1,6,7,9,10,11  

Widow Cynthia was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 15 1880), living in the household of son Edwin in Clarinda, Page County, Iowa:12

Wood, Cintha, mother, age 73, born in New York; parents born in New York; single.

Widow Cynthia was shown in the 1885 Iowa State Census, living in the household of son Edwin at 4th Street and North Prominade Street, Clarinda, Nodaway Township, Page County, Iowa:13

Cynthia Henshaw, age 78, born in New York; widow.

Cynthia is also buried in North Grove Cemetery, Hepburn, Valley Township, Page County, Iowa.7,9,10,11  


Sources

  1. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  2. 1850 census, Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll M432-498, page 88, line #10, dwelling #1348, family #1362.
  3. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  4. 1860 census, Nodaway Township, Taylor County, Iowa; page 54, line #14, dwelling #378, family #375.
  5. 1870 census, Valiska P.O., Nodaway Township, Taylor County, Iowa; roll M593-421, page 68, line #1, dwelling #9, family #9.
  6. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  7. Iowa Cemetery Records. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
  8. 1860 census, Nodaway Township, Taylor County, Iowa; page 55, line #18, dwelling #386, family #383.
  9. WPA Iowa Graves Registration Survey; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://iowawpagraves.org/index.php.
  10. WPA Iowa Graves Registration Survey; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://iagenweb.org/page/cemetery/wpa/harrison.htm.
  11. Page County, Iowa cemetery burials; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://iagenweb.org/page/cemetery/composite/Ha.htm.
  12. 1880 census, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa; roll T9-0359, ED 154, page 443D, line #6, family #404.
  13. 1885 Iowa State Census, 1st Ward, Clarinda, Nodaway Township, Page County, Iowa; page #198, line #17, dwelling #191, family #180.


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