William Henry Henshaw

                                                      ┌── Joshua Henshaw
                                                      │    1775-1847 
                         ┌── Andrew Burnham Henshaw ──┤
                         │    1806-1885               │
                         │                            └── Betsy King
                         │                                c1785-1862 
William Henry Henshaw ───┤
B: 1834                  │                            ┌── Roswell Spalding
D: 1915                  │                            │
                         └── Persis Spaulding ────────┤
                              1809-1858               │
                                                      └── Mercy Potter
M: Olive A. Matthews
   ├── Alverton Leroy Henshaw (1860-1925) 1,2,3,4
   └── Celia Mae Henshaw (c1869-?) 1,2,3

William Henry Henshaw     [ID 04816] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

William Henry Henshaw2,3,4 [Henry Henshaw5].

Born Jul 9 18342,4 [about 18373], New York2,4.  

He married Olive A. Matthews2,4 [Olive Mathews1], Jan 24 18562,4.  Olive was born Dec 29 1835, New York.2,3,6  

William and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 1-2 1870), Erie County, New York:2

Henshaw, Wm H, age 35, born in New York; farmer; $1530 real estate; $900 personal property.
Henshaw, Olive A., age 34, born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, Albertin L., age 10, born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Celia M., age 1, born in New York.
Henshaw, Andrew B, age 64, born in New York; farmer $250 real estate.

William and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 15 1880), Marilla, Erie County, New York:3

Henshaw, William H., age 43, born in New York; parents born in New York; farmer.
Henshaw, Olive A., wife, age 44, born in New York; parents born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, LeRoy A., son, age 19, born in New York; parents born in New York; farm laborer; attended school.
Henshaw, May, daughter, age 11, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.

Olive died May 20 1891, age 55 yrs 4 mos 23 dys.6,7  

William Henry Henshaw died Jul - 1915, buried Section 1, Lot 249, Griffins Mills Cemetery, 53 West Falls Road, West Falls, Erie County, New York.4,7  


  1. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  2. 1870 census, Boston P.O., Colden Township, Erie County, New York; roll M593-930, page 73, line #37, dwelling #20, family #20.
  3. 1880 census, Marilla, Erie County, New York; roll T9-827, ED 99, page 55D, line #6, dwelling #247, family #257.
  4. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  5. Contribution from LeRoy Miller (), citing: gravestone.
  6. Contribution from Bonnie Endries () citing:
    gravestone, Griffins Mills Cemetery.
  7. Contribution from LeRoy Miller ().

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