Francis W. Henshaw

                                              ┌── William Henshaw
                                              │    1767-1822 
                      ┌── Joseph M. Henshaw ──┤
                      │    1794-1869          │
                      │                       └── Jerusha Brace
                      │                               ?-1822 
Francis W. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1826               │                       ┌── Levi Wheeler
D: 1909               │                       │
                      └── Polly Wheeler ──────┤
M: Oliva -
   ├── Eva Henshaw (c1854-?) 1
   ├── Egbert Henshaw  2
   └── Edith Henshaw (1869-?) 3

Francis W. Henshaw     [ID 04875] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Francis W. Henshaw1,2,3 [Frank W. Henshaw2,4].

Born Oct 24 1826, Erie County, New York.1,2,3  

He married Oliva -.2  Oliva was born about 1829, St. Larrence County, New York.1,3,5  

Frank was a blacksmith.1,5  

Frank and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 17 1860), Aurora, Erie County, New York:1

Francis W. Henshaw, age 33, born in New York; blacksmith; $2000 real estate; $300 personal property.
Olivia Henshaw, age 30, born in New York.
Eva Henshaw, age 6, born in New York; attended school.
Cortia Thompson, age 25, born in New York; dry goods & grocery man; $500 real estate; $2000 personal property.

Frank and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 31 1870), Aurora, Erie County, New York:3

Henshaw, Francis W., age 43, born in New York; blacksmith; $3000 real estate; $500 personal property.
Henshaw, Olivia, age 41, born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, Edith, age 11 months, born Oct [1869] in New York.

Francis W. Henshaw died Jan 23 1909.2  


  1. 1860 census, West Falls P.O., Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll M653-752, page 472, line #1, dwelling #705, family #681.
  2. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  3. 1870 census, South Wales P.O., Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll M593-929, page 420, line #21, dwelling #396, family #380.
  4. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  5. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    1855 New York state census, Erie County outside of Buffalo.

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