James Geary Henshaw

                         ┌── James Henshaw
                         │   <1770-?    
                         │
                         │
James Geary Henshaw ─────┤
B: 1815                  │                   ┌── Daniel Andrews
D: 1889                  │                   │
                         └── Sally Andrews ──┤
                              1777-1842      │
                                             └── Sarah Hall
M: Elizabeth Ann Kridler
   ├── Edward Lester Henshaw (1837-1923) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Hannah Mariah Henshaw (1840-1911) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Eli John Simeon Henshaw (1842-1910) 1,2,3,4
   ├── James G. Henshaw (1844-1882) 1,2,3,4,6
   ├── Fronia Henshaw (1847-1893) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Mary Louisa Henshaw (1849-1889) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Henry Joseph Henshaw (1852-1918) 1,2,4,7
   ├── Frederick C. Henshaw (1854-1936) 1,2,4
   ├── Peter Daniel Henshaw (1857-1934) 1,2,4
   ├── William J. Henshaw (1859-1861) 1,2,4
   └── Edgar A. Henshaw (1862-1941) 2

James Geary Henshaw     [ID 04924] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

James Geary Henshaw2,5,8 [James Gery Henshaw7, James J. Henshaw3].

Born Jun 26 18152,3,4,5, Connecticut2,3,4,5 [Massachusetts9, Danville, New York7].  

He married Elizabeth Ann Kridler1,2,5,10,11 [Eliza Ann Kridler12, Elizabeth Ann Cridler5, Mary Cridler7], before 18501,2,5,10,11.  Elizabeth, daughter of Frederick + Susan Kridler2,5,12, was born Jan 25 18182,5,12, Pennsylvania2,5,12 [New York7].  

James and family were shown in the 1840 census, Dansville Township, Steuben County, New York:13

James G. Hanshaw household:
1 male under age 5 (Edward).
1 male age 20-30 (James).
1 female age 20-30 (Elizabeth).
1 female age 60-70 (probably James' widowed mother).

James and Elizabeth were again shown in the 1850 census (Oct 30 1850), Dansville, Steuben County, New York:3,10

James J. Henshaw, age 36, born in Connecticut; farmer; $1500 real estate.
Elizabeth Henshaw, age 33, born in Pennsylvania.
Edward Henshaw, male, age 15, born in New York; attended school.
Hannah Henshaw, female, age 10, born in New York; attended school.
John Henshaw, male, age 8, born in New York; attended school.
James Henshaw, male, age 6, born in New York; attended school.
Ferona Henshaw, male [sic], age 4, born in New York.
Mary Henshaw, female, age 1, born in New York.
Also living nearby in Steuben County in 1850 was Daniel Henshaw.14  

James and Elizabeth and family moved to Gallia County, Ohio on Dec 25 1855.2  

James and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 8 1860), Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio:4

James Henshaw, age 45, born in Connecticut; farmer; $1000 real estate; $300 personal property.
Elizabeth Henshaw, age 42, born in Pennsylvania.
Edward Henshaw, age 23, born in New York; farmer.
Hannah Henshaw, age 20, born in New York; attended school.
Eli Henshaw, age 19, born in New York; attended school.
James Henshaw, age 16, born in New York; attended school.
Fronia Henshaw, age 13, born in New York; attended school.
Marrion Henshaw, age 11, born in New York; attended school.
Joseph Henshaw, age 8, born in New York; attended school.
Frederick Henshaw, age 6, born in New York.
Peter Henshaw, age 3, born in Ohio.
William Henshaw, age 1, born in Ohio.

James and family were again shown in the 1870 census (Jun 17 1870), Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio:8

Henshaw, James G., age 54, born in New York; farmer; $5800 real estate; $690 personal property.
Henshaw, Elizabeth, age 53, born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, Mary L., age 20, born in New York; helps mother.
Henshaw, Joseph, age 18, born in New York; works on farm; attended school.
Henshaw, Frederick, age 16, born in New York; works on farm; attended school.
Henshaw, Peter D., age 13, born in Ohio; works on farm; attended school.
Henshaw, Edgar A., age 7, born in Ohio; attended school.
Living two households away in 1870 was the family of son James.15  Also living nearby was the family of son Edward Lester.16  

In the will of Frederick/Fredrick Kridler, who died Dec 10 1865, recorded in Steuben County, New York, he mentioned his daughter Eliza Ann and son-in-law James B. (or G.) Henshaw.12  There was also a deed recorded in Steuben County, New York, transferring property from a Daniel Kreidler (Elizabeth's brother??) to James G. Henshaw.17  

James Geary Henshaw died Nov 3 1889, Green Township, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio; buried Hulbert Cemetery, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio.2,5  

James had made his will on Oct 24 1889.18  In his will he provided funds for the placement of a gravestone on the grave of his son James.18  

Elizabeth died May 12 1902, Blazer, Ohio; buried Hulbert Cemetery, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio.2,5,19  

Elizabeth's obituary was published in the "Gallipolis Daily Tribune" (Gallipolis, Ohio) on May 14, 1902 (page 1, column 4).19  

See also: James G. Henshaw who also lived in Gallia County, Ohio in this same time period.20  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  2. Contribution from Alice Daniels ().
  3. 1850 census, Dansville Township, Steuben County, New York; page 120, line #5, dwelling #462, family #472.
  4. 1860 census, Gallipolis, Green Township, Gallia County, Ohio; page 325, line #1, dwelling #123.
  5. http://www.findagrave.com.
  6. 1850 census, Newton Township, Calhoun County, Michigan; page 457-458, line #35, dwelling #54, family #54.
  7. Death certificate of Henry Joseph Henshaw.
  8. 1870 census, Gallipolis, Green Township, Gallia County, Ohio; page 348A-B, line #38, dwelling #9, family #9.
  9. Contribution from Alice Daniels () citing:
    Family notes left by Sarah Elizabeth (Henshaw) Sneed.
  10. Contribution from Tracy Smith citing:
    1850 census, Dansville, Steuben County, New York.
  11. Contribution from Lena Hurst () citing:
    1850 census; will of John Rollins, brother of Nancy Rollins.
  12. Contribution from Tracy Smith citing:
    Steuben County, New York: abstract of the will of Fredrick Kridler, 1865.
  13. 1840 census, Dansville Township, Steuben County, New York; roll M704-340, page 7.
  14. 1850 census, Dansville Township, Steuben County, New York; page 113, line #13, dwelling #356, family #366.
  15. 1870 census, Gallipolis, Green Township, Gallia County, Ohio; page 348B, line #11, dwelling #11, family #11.
  16. 1870 census, Gallipolis, Green Township, Gallia County, Ohio; page 348A, line #23, dwelling #6, family #6.
  17. Contribution from Tracy Smith citing:
    Steuben County, New York: deeds.
  18. Contribution from Melissa Hinshaw-Owens citing:
    Gallia County, Ohio WR Vol. 3, page 392.
  19. Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Obituary Index:
    http://index.rbhayes.org/hayes/index/record_detail.asp?id=745715.
  20. Speculation.


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