Albert T. Henshaw

                                             ┌── William Henshaw
                                             │    1767-1822 
                     ┌── Joseph M. Henshaw ──┤
                     │    1794-1869          │
                     │                       └── Jerusha Brace
                     │                               ?-1822 
Albert T. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1834              │                       ┌── Levi Wheeler
D: 1913              │                       │
                     └── Polly Wheeler ──────┤
                          1800-1887 
M: Amy B. Duel
   ├── Mary Juett Henshaw (1857-1904) 1,2,3
   └── Joseph E. Henshaw (c1867-1926) 3,4

Albert T. Henshaw     [ID 04878] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 4 18341,4,5,6,7,8 [Oct - 18354,6,9], New York1,4,5,6,7,8.  

He married Amy B. Duel1,6 [Anna Duel3,10, Annie Newell2], about 18601,6.  Amy, daughter of George Duel & Mary Baker, was born Jun 3 1834, New York.3,4,11  

Albert and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 21 1860), Caledonia Township, Kent County, Michigan:1

Albert T Henshaw, age 25, born in New York; master carpenter; $500 real estate; $60 personal property.
Amy B Henshaw, age 23, born in New York.
Mary J Henshaw, age 3, born in Michigan.
Also living in Kent County, Michigan in 1860 was the family of Horace W. Henshaw #4807.12  

On Sep 2 1862 at Bowne, Michigan, Albert T. Henshaw, a resident of Bowne, enlisted in company H, Sixth Cavalry as First Sergeant, for 3 years, age 29.13,14  Mustered Oct 11 1862.  Discharged to accept promotion Apr 30 1863.  Commisioned Second Lieutenant May 1 1863.  Mustered May 1 1863.  Discharged to accept promotion Jul 3 1864.  Commisioned Captain to date Jul 1 1864.  Mustered Jul 1 1864.  Discharged Jul 10 1865 for disability on account of wounds received in action.13  

Albert and family were shown in the 1870 census (Sep 14 1870), Byron Township, Kent County, Michigan:3,15

Henshaw, Albert, age 28, born in New York; carpenter; $600 personal property.
Henshaw, Anna, age 27, born in New York.
Henshaw, Mary, age 13, born in Michigan; attended school.
Henshaw, Joseph, age 3, born in Michigan.

On Jun 28 1880 [or 1870 - date unclear] Albert T. Henshaw applied for a pension as an invalid, veteran Sargent, 6th Michigan Cavalry.16  No wife was shown.16  

Albert and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 19 1880), Georgetown, Ottawa County, Michigan:4

Hanshaw, Albert T, age 46, born in New York; parents born in New York; farmer.
Hanshaw, Emey B, wife, age 45, born in New York; parents born in New York; keeping house.
Hanshaw, Joseph H, son, age 13, born in Michigan; parents born in New York; attended school.
Billin, Mary C, servant, age 26, born in Michigan; parents born in Ohio; single; servant.
Living next door in 1880 was daughter Mary and her husband.17  

Albert was shown in the 1890 census Veterans Schedule, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan:18

Henshaw, Albert T, captain, Company H, 6th Michigan regiment; enlisted 1862; discharged July 10 1865.

Albert and Amy were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4 1900), Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan:6

Henshaw, Albert T, head-of-household, age 65, born Oct 1834 in New York; parents born in New York; married 40 years; occupation: carpenter; owned home (mortgaged).
Henshaw, Amy B, wife, age 64, born June 1835 in New York; parents born in New York; married 40 years; 2 children, 2 living.

Amy died Sep 30 1902, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; age 68y 3m 26d.11,19  

Albert T. Henshaw died Jan 6 1913, Elk Rapids, Antrim County, Michigan; age 78y 3m 2d.7,8,19

(photo)Photo: Albert T. Henshaw death certificate Antrim County, Michigan 8

(photo)Photo: Amy B. Duel death certificate Kent County, Michigan 11


Sources

  1. 1860 census, Brownville P.O., Caledonia Township, Kent County, Michigan; roll M653-550, page 151, line #36, dwelling #1264, family #1125.
  2. Mary Juett Henshaw death certificate.
  3. 1870 census, Grand Rapids P.O., Byron Township, Kent County, Michigan; roll M593-681, page 103A, line #28, dwelling #248, family #247.
  4. 1880 census, Georgetown, Ottawa County, Michigan; roll T9-601, ED 241, page 431A, line #28, dwelling #235, family #238.
  5. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  6. 1900 census, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; roll T623-723, ED 88, page 5A, line #34, dwelling #91, family #95.
  7. Michigan, Death Records, 1867-1950; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=130547300.
  9. 1860 census, Caledonia, Kent County, Michigan; roll M653-550, page 151, line #36, dwelling #1264, family #1125.
  10. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    1870 census, Grand Rapids, Byron Township, Kent County, Michigan.
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=130547455.
  12. 1860 census, Cascade, Kent County, Michigan; roll M653-550, page 135, line #22, dwelling #1132, family #1003.
  13. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    "Michigan Volunteers 1861-1865", Sixth Cavalry, Page 69.
  14. "The American Civil War Research Database", Ancestry, Inc.
  15. 1870 census, Grand Rapids, Byron Township, Kent County, Michigan; roll 681-682, page 103, dwelling #248;
    http://envoy.libofmich.lib.mi.us/1870_census/.
  16. National Archives and Records Administration. "General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934":
    "Civil War Pension Index". [database] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
  17. 1880 census, Georgetown, Ottawa County, Michigan; roll T9-601, ED 241, page 431A, line #32, dwelling #236, family #239.
  18. 1890 Veterans Schedules, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; page 1, line #6, house #101, family #104.
  19. Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.


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