James Myles Henshaw

                                                ┌── James Hinshawc1798-1858 
                            ┌── Hugh Hinshaw ───┤
                            │    1818-1898      │
                            │                   └── Nellie Robertson
                            │                       c1800-1860 
James Myles Henshaw ────────┤
B: c1848                    │
D: <1899                    │
                            └── Jane Campbell
                                 1820-1904 
M: Sarah Harrison
   ├── Mary Ellen Henshaw (1870-1941) 1,2,3,4

M: Jerusha "Drushie" Tanner
   ├── Alice Henshaw (c1877-?) 1,2,4,5
   ├── Sarah Jane Henshaw (1880-1960) 1,2,4,5
   ├── Maggie Henshaw (c1882-?) 1,4,5
   ├── Grover Cleveland Henshaw (1885-1961) 1,4,5
   ├── Roscoe Henshaw (1886-1965) 1,4,5,6
   └── Fannie Jane Henshaw (1888-1971) 1,4,5

James Myles Henshaw     [ID 05186] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

James Myles Henshaw5,7 [James Milo Henshaw4,8,9, Myles Henshaw5, Miles Henshaw10, Milo Henshaw2,6].

Born about 1848, Williamson County, Illinois.2,4,5,7  

He married Sarah Harrison, Mar 29 1868, Williamson County, Illinois.1,10  

Myles' first wife ran off with a preacher when his first two children were very small, abandoning the family.1,5  

He then married Jerusha "Drushie" Tanner, Dec 2 1875, Williamson County, Illinois.4,9,11  Jerusha, daughter of Stephen Tanner & Eliza Harris4,9, was born Jul - 18504,9 [about 18552], Williamson County, Illinois4,9.  

Milo and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 14 1880), Saline Township, Williamson County, Illinois:2

Henshaw, Milo, age 31, born in Illinois; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee; farmer; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, GeRush, wife, age 25, born in Illinois; parents born in Tennessee; keeping house; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Mary E., daughter, age 12, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Henshaw, Alice, daughter, age 3, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Sarah, daughter, age 5 months, born Feb [1880] in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.

James Myles Henshaw died before Nov 18 1899.8  

On Oct 25 1895, "Mrs. Jarusa Henshaw" remarried to William Gruber, Perry County, Illinois.12  This would seem to indicate that James had apparently died by 1895.  

In the 1900 census, at least two of James' children, Fannie13 and Roscoe,14 were not living with Jerusha, but instead were living in the care of James' sister Mary Ann.  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Dan Craig ().
  2. 1880 census, Saline Township, Williamson County, Illinois; roll T9-0259, ED 166, page 516B, line #38, dwelling #90, family #93.
  3. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. Contribution from Jim Tanner ().
  5. Contribution from Linda L. White () citing:
    family lineage document from her aunt Sarah Henshaw.
  6. Posting Sep 29 2001 by Darrell Wesley () to ILSALINE-L citing:
    Saline County, Illinois marriage records.
  7. Contribution from Linda L. White () citing:
    1850 census, Williamson County, Illinois; #277-284.
  8. Contribution from Carolyn Neal () citing:
    Will of Jane Campbell Henshaw.
  9. "Southern Illinois Ancestors": http://bgwilliams.apexhosting.com/tanner.htm.
  10. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book B, page 276):
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  11. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book D, page 100):
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  12. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book B, page 101):
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  13. 1900 census, Stonefort Township, Williamson County, Illinois; ED 122, sheet 10A, line #18, dwelling #166, family #171.
  14. 1900 census, Stonefort Township, Williamson County, Illinois; ED 122, sheet 10A, line #26, dwelling #167, family #172.


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