Willis C. Henshaw

                                                      ┌── James Steuben Henshaw
                                                      │    1778-1872 
                     ┌── James Stueben Henshaw, Jr. ──┤
                     │    1815-1888                   │
                     │                                └── Amy Gale
                     │                                     1784-1868 
Willis C. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1846              │                                ┌── Joel Boies, Jr.
D: <1900             │                                │
                     └── Mary Ann Camp Boies ─────────┤
                          1822-1890                   │
                                                      └── Hannah Camp
M: Ellen M. White
   ├── Bessie M. Henshaw (1873-?) 1,2,3
   ├── Ella Henshaw  1
   ├── C. Everett Henshaw  1
   ├── Albert Henshaw (1878-?) 1
   ├── Katherine A. Henshaw (1880-1927) 1,2,4,5
   └── Ilda Henshaw (1885-?) 1,3,4

Willis C. Henshaw     [ID 04944] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 1846, Aurora, Erie County, New York.1,2,6,7  

He married Ellen M. White, Nov 11 1871, East Hamburg (now Orchard Park), Erie County, New York.1,4  Ellen, daughter of Albert Allen White & Mary Webster1,2,3,5, was born Oct - 18491,2,3,5 [about 18478], East Hamburg (now Orchard Park), Erie County, New York1,2,3,5.  

Ellen was a descendent of Peregrine White, a Mayflower passenger.1  

Willis and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 3 1880), East Hamburg, Erie County, New York:9

Henshaw, Willis, age 34, born in New York; parents born in New York; farmer.
Henshaw, Ellen, wife, age 31, born in New York; parents born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, Bessie, daughter, age 7, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Albert, son, age 2, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Kate, daughter, age 5 months, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Geesing, Mary, age 19, born in New York; parents born in New York; single; hired girl.
Saltzman, George, age 19, born in New York; parents born in New York; single; hired man.

Willis and family were shown in the 1885 Iowa state census, Centre Street, Manning, Warren Township, Carroll County, Iowa:2

Henshaw, Willis C., age 39, born in New York; married.
Henshaw, Ellen M., age 35, born in New York; married.
Henshaw, Bessie M., age 12, born in New York; single.
Henshaw, Kate A., age 4, born in New York; single.
Living next door in 1885 was the family of brother James.10  

Willis C. Henshaw died before Jun 8 1900.3  

Widow Ellen and children were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 8 1900), 177 Albany [street], Buffalo, Erie County, New York:3

Henshaw, Ellen, head-of-household, age 50, born Oct 1849 in New York; parents born in New York; widow; 4 children, 3 living; owned home (mortgaged).
Henshaw, Bessie, daughter, age 26, born June 1873 in New York; parents born in New York; occupation: book-keeper.
Henshaw, Ilda, daughter, age 15, born Febry 1885 in Iowa; parents born in New York; attended school 9 months.
Hart, Lauretta, boarder, age 47, born July 1852 in New York; parents born in New York; divorced.

Widow Ellen was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 20 1910), living in the household of daughter Katherine at 3455 Salem St., Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana:8

Henshaw, Ellen, mother-in-law, age 63, born in New York; parents born in New York; widow.


Sources

  1. Contribution from Mark L. Tunnell ().
  2. "Iowa State Census 1885"; Manning, Warren Township, Carroll County, Iowa; page 434, line #6, dwelling #113, family #120; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. 1900 census, 22nd Ward, Buffalo, Erie County, New York; roll T623-1031, ED 181, page 7B, line #56, dwelling #111, family #144.
  4. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  5. Mark Tunnell database: http://www.my-ged.com/tunnell.
  6. 1850 census, Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll M432-498, page 86, line #16, dwelling #1304, family #1319.
  7. 1860 census, Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll M653-752, page 501, line #3, dwelling #953, family #940.
  8. 1910 census, 4th Ward, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana; roll T624-367, ED 75, page 6A, line #34, dwelling #106, family #108.
  9. 1880 census, East Hamburg, Erie County, New York; roll T9-0826, ED 88, page 262C, line #3.
  10. "Iowa State Census 1885"; Manning, Warren Township, Carroll County, Iowa; page 434, line #2, dwelling #112, family #119; http://www.ancestry.com.


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