Edward Lester Henshaw

                                                     ┌── James Henshaw
                                                     │   <1770-?    
                         ┌── James Geary Henshaw ────┤
                         │    1815-1889              │
                         │                           └── Sally Andrews
                         │                                1777-1842 
Edward Lester Henshaw ───┤
B: 1837                  │                           ┌── Frederick Kridler
D: 1923                  │                           │
                         └── Elizabeth Ann Kridler ──┤
                              1818-1902              │
                                                     └── Susan (Kridler)
M: Hannah S. Nida
   ├── Emma Zelda Henshaw (1869-?) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Edward H. Henshaw (c1873-?) 3
   ├── Frank Henshaw (c1877-?) 3
   └── Eddie L. Henshaw (1889-?) 3

Edward Lester Henshaw     [ID 04925] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Edward Lester Henshaw1,5,6,7 [Lester Henshaw2].

Born May - 1837, Danesville, Steuben County, New York.2,6,7,8  

Edward moved to Ohio at the age of 16.6  

He married Hannah S. Nida6,9 [Hannah S. Niday1], Nov 24 18626,9, Gallia County, Ohio6,9.  Hannah, daughter of Lewis Nida & Jane Blankenship, was born Mar 9 1843, Ohio.2,4,6  

Three children.6  

On May 2 1864, Edward L. Henshaw, age 27, enlisted as a private in Company F, 141st Ohio Infantry Regiment.10  On the same day, Edward's brothers Eli and James also joined the very same Company.10  

Edward and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 17 1870), Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio:2

Henshaw, Lester, age 32, born in New York; carpenter; $500 personal property.
Henshaw, Hannah, age 26, born in Ohio; keeping house.
Henshaw, Zelda, age 6 months, born in Ohio.

In the 1890s [date unclear], in Ohio, Edward L. Henshaw applied for a pension as an invalid, veteran of Company F, 141st Ohio Infantry.11  Edward did not show a wife in his pension application.11  

Hannah died 1909, buried Pine Street Cemetery, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio.6  

Edward was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 13-14 1920), 919 Second Avenue, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio:8

Hanshaw, Edward L., head-of-household, age 82, born in New York; father born in Connecticut; mother born in Pennsylvania; widower; rented home; occupation: carpenter, home.
Hanshaw, Emma, daughter, age 50, born in Ohio; father born in New York; mother born in Ohio; widow; occupation: none.

Edward Lester Henshaw died Jan 28 1923, at his home on Second Ave., Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio; buried Pine Street Cemetery, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio.3,6,7

(photo)Photo: Edward Lester Henshaw & Hannah S. Nida gravestone Pine Street Cemetery 7


Sources

  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ohio.
  2. 1870 census, Gallipolis, Green Township, Gallia County, Ohio; page 348A, line #23, dwelling #6, family #6.
  3. Posting Jul 27 2002 by Alice Daniels () to the Henshaw message board:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/an/Fei.2ACIB/110.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect GEDCOM from Darienne Hall ().
  5. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  6. Contribution from Alice Daniels ().
  7. http://www.findagrave.com.
  8. 1920 census, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio; roll T625-1385, ED 51, page 3B, line #62, dwelling #73, family #78.
  9. "Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900", http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. "The American Civil War Research Database", Ancestry, Inc.
  11. National Archives and Records Administration. "General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934":
    "Civil War Pension Index". [database] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.


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