Benjamin T. Henshaw

                                            ┌── William Henshaw
                                            │    1742-1796 
                       ┌── Samuel Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1780-1818       │
                       │                    └── Elizabeth Gilbert
                       │                         1746-1826 
Benjamin T. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1813                │
D: 1862                │
                       └── Abigail Taylor
                            1782-?    
M: Nancy M. Chadwick
   ├── Mary Louise Henshaw (1836-1862) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── James Orlando Henshaw (1841-?) 1,2,4,5,6
   ├── Israel Henshaw (1844-1927) 1,2,4,5,6,7
   └── Edward Eugene Henshaw (1853-1925) 1,2,5,6

Benjamin T. Henshaw     [ID 04829] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 5 1813, New York.2,4,5,8,9  Born Friday morning, four o'clock.9  

He married Nancy M. Chadwick.1,2  Nancy was born Dec - 1815, Connecticut.3,4,5,7  

Benjamin and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 9 1850), Colden, Erie County, New York:4

Benjamin Henshaw, age 37, born in New York; farmer; $1000 real estate.
Nancy Henshaw, age 34, born in Connecticut.
Mary Henshaw, age 15, born in New York; attended school.
James Henshaw, age 8, born in New York; attended school.
Israel Henshaw, age 6, born in New York; attended school.

Benjamin and family were shown in the 1860 census (Aug 4 1860), Colden, Erie County, New York:5

Benjamin P. Hanhaw, age 47, born in New York; farmer; $1500 real estate; $550 personal property.
Nancey Hanhaw, age 44, born in Connecticut.
Mary Hanhaw, age 23, born in New York.
Orlando Hanhaw, age 18, born in New York; attended school.
Isreal Hanhaw, age 16, born in New York; attended school.
Eugene Hanhaw, age 7, born in New York; attended school.

Benjamin T. Henshaw died 1862, buried Griffin Mills Cemetery, Griffin Mills, Aurora Township, Erie County, New York.2,3,8  

Widow Nancy and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 9 1870), Colden, Erie County, New York:6

Hanshew, Orlando, age 28, born in New York; farmer; $1220 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Hanshew, Israel, age 26, born in New York; farmer.
Hanshew, Nancy, age 50, born in Connecticut; keeping house.
Hanshew, Eugene, age 16, born in New York; attended school.

Widow Nancy and son Israel were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 13-14 1900), Colden, Erie County, New York:7

Hanshaw, Israel, head-of-household, age 56, born Jan 1844 in New York; father born in New York; mother born in Connecticut; single; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Hanshaw, Nancy, mother, age 84, born Dec 1815 in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; widow; 4 children, 3 living.
Adams, Julia [unclear], boarder, age 48, born Mar 1852 in New York; parents born in New York; widow; occupation: house work.

Nancy died 1901, buried Griffin Mills Cemetery, Griffin Mills, Aurora Township, Erie County, New York.3  

Benjamin and Nancy are buried in the same cemetery lot with their daughter Mary, and also son Israel and his wife.3  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  2. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  3. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing: gravestone.
  4. 1850 census, Colden, Erie County, New York; roll M432-500, page 75, line #27, dwelling #1091, family #1114.
  5. 1860 census, Colden, Erie County, New York; roll M653-750, page 835-836, line #39, dwelling #951, family #938.
  6. 1870 census, Colden, Erie County, New York; roll M593-930, page 80, line #9, dwelling #136, family #128.
  7. 1900 census, Colden, Erie County, New York; roll T623-1033, ED 230, page 6B, line #70, dwelling #130, family #133.
  8. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  9. Contribution from Sue Welda Borg ().


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