James Newman Henshaw

                                           ┌── Samuel Henshaw
                                           │    1715-1788 
                        ┌── John Henshaw ──┤
                        │    1762-1804     │
                        │                  └── Martha Briggs
                        │                                 
James Newman Henshaw ───┤
B: 1789                 │                  ┌── James Newman
D: 1875                 │                  │
                        └── Patty Newman ──┤
                             1757-1805     │
                                           └── Veranda Noel
M: Nancy Owens
   ├── Robert Briggs Henshaw (c1823-?) 1

M: Mary Ann Hill
   └── James Owen Henshaw (1827-1919) 2,3,4

M: Nancy Ann Henderson

James Newman Henshaw     [ID 05120] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 1 1789, Madison County, Virginia.2,3,4  

He married Nancy Owens.5  

He then married Mary Ann Hill, Mar 9 1826, Chesterfield County, Virginia.2,6  

Mary died 1827, Madison County, Virginia.2  

He then married Nancy Ann Henderson6,7,8 [Nancy Ann Taylor7], Nov 6 18336,7,8, Madison County, Virginia6,7,8.  Nancy was born about 1802, Virginia.3,4  

James and Nancy were shown in the 1850 census, Madison County, Virginia:3

James N. Henshaw, age 61, born in Virginia; farmer; $2926 real estate.
Nancy Henshaw, age 48, born in Virginia.
James O. Henshaw, age 23, born in Virginia; laborer.
Slaves:9
1 black female age 70.
1 black female age 55.
1 black male age 50.
1 mulatto male age 20.
1 mulatto female age 14.
1 mulatto female age 12.
Living nearby in 1850 were the families of son Robert10 and brother Samuel.11  

James and Nancy were shown in the 1860 census (Sep 14 1860), Madison County, Virginia:12

Jas Henshaw, age 70, born in Virginia; farmer; $3241 real estate; $3394 personal property.
Nancy Henshaw, age 58, born in Virginia.

James, Nancy and the family of son James were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 12 1870), Madison County, Virginia:4

Hincher, James N., age 80, born in Virginia; farmer; $2200 real estate; $600 personal property.
Hincher, Nancy, age 68, born in Virginia; keeps house.
Hincher, James O., age 43, born in Virginia; farm hand.
Hincher, Ann E., age 37, born in Virginia.
Hincher, Paschael E., age 12, born in Virginia; attended school.
Hincher, Mary E., age 10, born in Virginia; attended school.
Hincher, Richard D., age 8, born in Virginia.
Hincher, Aquilla W., age 5, born in Virginia.
Hincher, Patsy L., age 2, born in Virginia.
Living three houses away in 1870 was the widow of James' brother John.13  

James Newman Henshaw died Feb 3 1875, Madison County, Virginia.2  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Mary Ann McGuire citing:
    last will of John Henshaw.
  2. Contribution from Debra Henshaw Lawrence.
  3. 1850 census, Madison County, Virginia; roll M432-958, page 57B, line #41, dwelling #30, family #30.
  4. 1870 census, Madison Courthouse, Robertson Township, Madison County, Virginia; roll M593-1662, page 95, line #15, dwelling #285, family #289-290.
  5. Contribution from Mary Ann McGuire citing:
    family history as relayed by descendents; "Homes of Madison County, Virginia".
  6. "Virginia Marriage Index, 1740-1850", Ancestry, Inc.
  7. Contribution from Roy Wheeler ().
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Virginia.
  9. 1850 census Slave Schedule, Madison County, Virginia.
  10. 1850 census, Madison County, Virginia; roll 958, pg 85, family #443.
  11. 1850 census, Madison County, Virginia; roll M432-958, page 57B, line #25, dwelling #28, family #28.
  12. 1860 census, Decapolis P.O., Madison County, Virginia; roll M653-1360, page 87, line #32, dwelling #736, family #736.
  13. 1870 census, Madison Courthouse, Robertson Township, Madison County, Virginia; roll M593-1662, page 95, line #5, dwelling #282, family #286.


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