Virginia L. Henshaw

                                                    ┌── Levi Henshaw
                                                    │    1769-1843 
                       ┌── James Lawrence Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1808-1888               │
                       │                            └── Ann McConnell
                       │                                 1778-1839 
Virginia L. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1840                │                            ┌── Thomas Beall
D: 1915                │                            │
                       └── Louisa Clay Beall ───────┤
                            1818-1862               │
                                                    └── Elizabeth Dunn
M: Lewis R. Posey

Virginia L. Henshaw     [ID 05209] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Apr - 1840, Missouri.1,2,3,4  Virginia and brother Marshall were twins.2  

She married Lewis R. Posey.5  Lewis was born about 1824, Pennsylvania.3  


Mary Posey, born c1860, California; died before Jun 1 1900. 3,4
Georgianna/Georgana/Georgia Posey, born Aug 1865, California. 3,4,5
Lulu Athalia Posey, born Aug 1873, California. 4,5

Virginia and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 15 1870), Hamilton Township, Butte County, California:3

Posey, Lewis, age 46, born in Pennsylvania; farmer.
Posey, Virginia, age 30, born in Missouri; keeping house.
Posey, Mary, age 10, born in California; attended school.
Posey, Georgia, age 5, born in California.

Lewis died before Jun 1 1900.4  

Widow Virginia and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1 1900), Chico, Butte County, California:4

Posey, Virginia L., head-of-household, age 60, born Apr 1840 in Missouri; parents born in Virginia; widow; 3 children, 2 living; rented home.
Posey, Georgana, daughter, age 34, born Aug 1865 in California; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Missouri; single; occupation: saleswoman, millinery.
Posey, Lulu A., daughter, age 26, born Aug 1873 in California; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Missouri; single.
Balnwill [unclear], Helena F., boarder, age 31, born Oct 1868 in California; father born in Canada; mother born in Iowa; single; occupation: milliner.

Virginia L. Henshaw died Jan 5 1915, California; age 74.6  


  1. 1850 census, 19th District, Clark County, Missouri; pg 290/577, dwelling #680:
  2. 1860 census, Hamilton P.O., Hamilton Township, Butte County, California; roll M653-56, page 516, line #32, dwelling #34, family #32.
  3. 1870 census, Oroville P.O., Hamilton Township, Butte County, California; roll M593-70, page 64, line #17, dwelling #73, family #64.
  4. 1900 census, Chico, Chico Township, Butte County, California; roll T623-84, ED 12, page 2B, line #59, dwelling #40, family #42.
  5. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution.
  6. VitalSearch California Death Index 1905-1929:

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