Frederick Valdemar Henshaw

                                                              ┌── John Leavitt Henshaw
                                                              │    1792-1832 
                              ┌── George Holt Henshaw ────────┤
                              │    1833-1890                  │
                              │                               └── Ann Maria Corey
                              │                                    1795-?    
Frederick Valdemar Henshaw ───┤
B: 1867                       │                               ┌── Henry Birdsall
D: 1941                       │                               │
                              └── Cornelia Middagh Birdsall ──┤
                                  c1836-1918                  │
                                                              └── Ann Pettit
M: Isabel Jeanette Hamilton

Frederick Valdemar Henshaw     [ID 04989] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 8 18671,2 [Aug - 18663], New York, New York1,2 [Brooklyn, New York3].  

Consulting engineer of 14 Wall St., New York City.  Educated at a private school, Brooklyn; Montreal High School; Bishop's College, Montreal, specializing in chemistry and engineering.3  

He married Isabel Jeanette Hamilton, Jun - 1906, New York, New York.3  

Employed on the survey of the St. Lawrence River, 1886.  Member of the firm of Downes & Henshaw, Providence, R.I., consulting engineers, 1895-97.3  Vice-president, Eastern Power & Light Corp.; Vice-president, Colonial Power & Light Co.3  

Frederick was Episcopalian.3  

On Nov 25 1919, Frederick arrived in New York City (apparently alone) on the ship S.S. Mauretania, having departed from Southampton, England:1

Henshaw, Frederick, age 52, born Aug 8 1867 in New York City; married; current address: Bellport Long Island N.Y.

Frederick Valdemar Henshaw died Mar 23 1941.4  


  1. Ellis Island Foundation manifest database:
  2. 1881 LDS census index, Ste-Antoine Ward, Montreal, Montreal, Quebec; film C-13220, district 90, sub-district H, division 7, page 6, household #22.
  3. "Men of Nineteen-Thirteen. Builders of Our Nation: Men of 1913",
    1914, Chicago, IL.
  4. Contribution from journalist Peter Duveen () citing:
    New York Times, Mar 24 1941.

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