Edwin Ruthvin Henshaw

                                                           ┌── Joshua Henshaw
                                                           │    1775-1847 
                               ┌── James Steuben Henshaw ──┤
                               │    1802-1872              │
                               │                           └── Betsy King
                               │                               c1785-1862 
Edwin Ruthvin Henshaw ─────────┤
B: 1823                        │
D: 1907                        │
                               └── Palmyra Hall
                                    1807-1863 
M: Sally Ann Root
   ├── Elizabeth Francis "Libbie" Henshaw (1850-1935) 1,2,3
   ├── Gladys Henshaw (?-1889) 4
   ├── Charles E. Henshaw (1851-1932) 1,2,5
   └── Theodore Custer Henshaw (1864-1947) 2,6,7

M: Matilda Ann "Anna" Bordwell

Edwin Ruthvin Henshaw     [ID 04822] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Edwin Ruthvin Henshaw1,2,6,8 [Edwin Ruthorn Henshaw9, Ruthben Henshaw7].

Born Aug 18 18236,7 [Aug - 18251,2,5,8,9], New York6,7.  

He married Sally Ann Root10 [Sarah Ann Root1], Jul 4 184910, Calhoun County, Michigan10.  Sally was born about 18282,8 [about 18307, about 18321], New York2,8.  

Edwin and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 24 1860), Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan:1

Edwin Henshaw, age 34, born in New York; drayman; $600 personal property.
Sarah Henshaw, age 28, born in New York; dress maker.
Elizabeth Henshaw, age 10, born in Michigan; attended school.
Charles Henshaw, age 8, born in Michigan; attended school.

Edwin and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 29 1870), Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan:2,11

Henshaw, E.R., age 44, born in New York; drayman; $2500 real estate.
Henshaw, Sallie A., age 42, born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, Elizabeth, age 20 [unclear], born in Michigan; attended school.
Henshaw, Charles, age 19, born in Michigan; attended school; dry goods clerk.
Henshaw, Theodore, age 5, born in Michigan.
Eirts [unclear], Ella, age 19, born in Michigan; miliner.

Edwin and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 15 1880), 48 Walnut Street, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan:7

Henshaw, Ruthben, age 56, born in New York; parents born in New York; drayman.
Henshaw, Sally A., wife, age 50, born in New York; parents born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, Theodore C., son, age 15, born in Michigan; parents born in New York; attended school; sick/disabled: "liver complaint"; maimed, crippled, bedridden, or otherwise disabled.

Sally died 1884, buried Apr 28 1884, Section L Lot 14 Grave 6, Riverside Cemetery, 1015 Gull Rd., Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan.12  

Widower Edwin and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6-7 1900), 430 Walnut Street, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan:5

Henshaw, Edwin, head-of-household, age 74, born Aug 1825 in New York; parents born in New York; widower; occupation: drayman; owned home.
Henshaw, Charles, son, age 48, born Sept 1851 in Michigan; parents born in New York; married 10 years.
Henshaw, Belle, daughter-in-law, age 34, born Jan 1866 in Indiana; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 10 years; no children.
Peer, Mattie, boarder, age 38, born Feb 1862 in Canada; parents born in Canada; immigrated 1872; single; occupation: [..unclear..] maker.

He then married Matilda Ann "Anna" Bordwell.  Matilda, daughter of Samuel + Mary Bordwell, was born Dec 3 1826, Constable, New York.9  

Edwin Ruthvin Henshaw died Nov 29 1907, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; age 82.9,12  

Matilda died Feb 24 1908, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; age 81y 2m 21d.9,12  


Sources

  1. 1860 census, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; page 525, line #26, dwelling #865, family #864.
  2. 1870 census, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; roll 680, page 173R, line #35, dwelling #486, family #470.
  3. http://www.findagrave.com.
  4. Conclusion.
  5. 1900 census, 3rd Ward, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; roll T623-720, ED 116, page 10B, line #96, dwelling #233, family #264.
  6. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  7. 1880 census, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; roll T9-0586, ED 134, page 178D, line #16, dwelling #482, family #509.
  8. 1850 census, Newton Township, Calhoun County, Michigan; page 457-458, line #35, dwelling #54, family #54.
  9. Michigan, Death Records, 1897-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Jack & Marianne Dibean () Michigan Marriages database:
    http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/dibeanindex/.
  11. Library of Michigan 1870 census index:
    http://envoy.libofmich.lib.mi.us/1870_census/Search.asp.
  12. Riverside Cemetery (Kalamazoo, Michigan) burials:
    http://www.cemeteryregister.com/search.asp?id=MI_KALAMAZOO.


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