Granville Henshaw

                                            ┌── Harry Henshaw
                                            │    1792-?    
                     ┌── Harry Henshaw ─────┤
                     │                      │
                     │                      └── Minerva Fuller
                     │                          c1792-?    
Granville Henshaw ───┤
B: c1842             │                      ┌── Samuel Risley
D: 1889              │                      │
                     └── Julia Ann Risley ──┤
                          1821-1900         │
                                            └── Stacy Oliver
M: Julia Ann Snowden
   ├── William R. Henshaw (1866-?) 1,2
   └── George Henshaw (c1876-?) 2

Granville Henshaw     [ID 05166] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Granville Henshaw3 [Granville Hinshaw4, Granville Hanshaw2, Grandville Henshaw5].

Born about 18426,7,8 [about 18411, about 18402], Ohio6,7,8.  

Granville was shown in the 1850 census, living with his grandparents Harry and Minerva Henshaw in Cannan Township, Athens County, Ohio:7

Granville Henshaw, age 8, born in Ohio; attended school.

Granville was again shown in the 1860 census (Jul 27 1860), living in the household of his stepfather Andrew C. Cagg and mother Julia Risley Henshaw Cagg in Athens County, Ohio:8

Granville Henshaw, age 18, born in Ohio; attended school; farm laborer.

He married Julia Ann Snowden, Dec 18 1861, Athens County, Ohio.4  Julia was born about 18421 [about 18402], Ohio1.  

Granville and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 17 1870), Alexander Township, Athens County, Ohio:1

Henshaw, Granville, age 29, born in Ohio; farm laborer.
Henshaw, Julia A., age 28, born in Ohio; keeping house.
Henshaw, William, age 5, born in Ohio.
Also living in Athens County, Ohio in 1870 was the family of brother Morris.9  

Granville and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 11 1880), York Township, Athens County, Ohio:2

Hanshaw, Granville, age 40, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia; farm hand.
Hanshaw, Julia, wife, age 40, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; keeps house.
Hanshaw, William, son, age 15, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; farm hand.
Hanshaw, George, son, age 4, born in Ohio.

Granville Henshaw died May 5 1889, Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio.3,10  Medical: Granville died from heart disease.3  

A C.W. Lee was paid $35.00 for the burial of Granville Hanshaw.11  


  1. 1870 census, Lee P.O., Alexander Township, Athens County, Ohio; roll M593-1171, page 15, line #13, dwelling #225, family #231.
  2. 1880 census, York Township, Athens County, Ohio; roll T9-0993, ED 15, page 260B, line #25, dwelling #174, family #203.
  3. Contribution from Debbie Hodge ().
  4. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ohio.
  5. Riggenbach database:
  6. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing: 1850 census.
  7. 1850 census, Canaan Township, Athens County, Ohio; page 36A, line #19, dwelling #484, family #500.
  8. 1860 census, Marshfield P.O., Waterloo Township, Athens County, Ohio; page 29B, line #12, dwelling #26, family #26.
  9. 1870 census, Athens P.O., Athens Township, Athens County, Ohio; roll M593-1171, page 71, line #35, dwelling #454, family #499.
  10. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing: Athens County, Ohio vital records.
  11. Athens Messenger and Herald (Athens, Ohio), Dec 19 1889;

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