Edith Sargent Henshaw

                                                  ┌── Charles Henshaw
                                                  │    1789-1864 
                         ┌── Edward Henshaw ──────┤
                         │    1844-1925           │
                         │                        └── Hannah Perkins Lord
                         │                             1805-1875 
Edith Sargent Henshaw ───┤
B: 1871                  │                        ┌── George W. Simmons
D: ?                     │                        │
                         └── Frances A. Simmons ──┤
                              1849-1882           │
                                                  └── Frances A. (Simmons)
Edith Sargent Henshaw     [ID 05212] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Edith Sargent Henshaw1,2,3 [Pauline Henshaw4,5].

Born Nov 17 1871, 1 Exeter, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,5  

Recorded in Boston birth records as Pauline Henshaw,4,5 but subsequent records show her as Edith.1,2,3  It appears that her parents probably changed their minds about her name sometime after her birth was recorded.6  

Edith and family were shown in the 1931 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:7

Henshaw Bertha D h 46 Hereford
Henshaw Chas A retail sales mgr 857 Comlth av h 204 Babcock Bline
Henshaw Edith S r 46 Hereford
Henshaw John O pig iron and coke 141 Milk rm 540 h 992 Memorial drive Camb
Henshaw Joseph P B died Oct 11 1930
Henshaw Raymond M slsmn 250 Stuart rm 613 h 68 Stearns Newton Centre
Henshaw Siegfried (Invisible Textile Mending Co) 192 Boylston 5th fl r 107 Mountfort
Henshaw Thos tickerman 230 Congress r Beacon Chambers
Edith and family were shown in the 1933 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:7
Henshaw Bertha D h 46 Hereford
Henshaw Chas S 857 Comlth av h 204 Babcock Bline
Henshaw Edith S r 46 Hereford
Henshaw Richd D slsmn 989 Comlth av h 319 Little Nahant rd Nahant

Edith and family were shown in the 1940 city directory of Brookline, Massachusetts:7

Henshaw Bertha D h201 St Paul (2)
Henshaw Chas S (Mary D) autos h12 James
Henshaw Edith S r201 St Paul (2)
Henshaw Gorham (Muriel A) cost acct h47 St Mary's (5)


  1. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution.
  2. "Genealogy of the Denny family in England and America", Denny, Christopher Columbus; Leicester, Massachusettes, 1886.
  3. 1880 census, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; roll T9-0555, ED 657, page 13B, line #11, dwelling #157, family #157.
  4. Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Speculation.
  7. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.

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