Adelaide Lunette Henshaw

                                                    ┌── Joseph Henshaw
                                                    │    1774-1855 
                            ┌── Daniel Henshaw ─────┤
                            │    1812-1901          │
                            │                       └── Relief Goulding
                            │                            1781-1847 
Adelaide Lunette Henshaw ───┤
B: 1839                     │                       ┌── Daniel Livermore
D: ?                        │                       │
                            └── Diantha Livermore ──┤
                                 1813-1897          │
                                                    └── Betsey Parker
M: James Leonard Short

Adelaide Lunette Henshaw     [ID 05230] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Adelaide Lunette Henshaw1,2 [Ada Henshaw1,3,4].

Born Mar 11 18392,5 [Mar - 18406], Eaton, New York2,5.  

She married James Leonard Short, Jan 13 1859, Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois.1,2,3,4,5  James was born Sep 17 1831, Cincinnatus, New York.2  

Children (the youngest born in Chicago, the others in Galesburg, Illinois):2

Belle Florence Short, born Aug 25 1860; died Mar 27 1870 in Chicago.
Charlotte Fitch Short, born Feb 26 1863; died Feb 1 1865.
Herbert Elbridge Short, born Mar 29 1865; died Mar 27 1870 in Chicago.
Jay Corwin Short, born Sep 19 1868; died Sep 17 1875 in Chicago.
Roy Henshaw Short, born Dec 17 1876; married Winifred Alma Dewey (children: Lois Winifred Short, Irma Short and Irene Short). 6,7

Adelaide and James were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 18 1860), Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois:8

J L Short, age 27, born in New York; harness maker; $1500 real estate; $2000 personal property.
Adda Short, age 21, born in New York.
Lucy Gould, age 21, born in New York; domestic.
E Minton, male, age 18, born in Illinois; harness maker apprentice.

Adelaide and son (without her husband for some reason) were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1900), living with her widowed father at 317 West South, Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois:6

Henshaw, Daniel, head-of-household, age 82, born Feb 1812 in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; widower; [..occupation unclear..]; owned home (free).
Short, Adelade, daughter, age 60, born Mch 1840 in New York; parents born in Massachusetts; married, married 40 years; 5 children, 1 living.
Short, Roy H., grandson, age 23, born Dec 1876 in Illinois; parents born in New York; single; occupation: R.R. brakeman.
Lessig [unclear], Bessie, servant, age 20, born Feb 1880 in Illinois; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; occupation: servant.


  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Illinois.
  2. Thwing, Walter Eliot. "The Livermore Family of America".
    Boston: W.B. Clarke Company, 1902.
  3. Contribution from Donna (Francis) Thurman () citing:
    Knox County, Illinois, Marriages, Book 1, Vol. 6, No. 2.
  4. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book B, page 21):
  5. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution.
  6. 1900 census, 5th Ward, Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois; roll T623-313, ED 43, page 3A, line #40, dwelling #59, family #62.
  7. Obituary of Lois Winifred (Short) Mosher; posted Jul 3 2009 by "JIWelsch" to the Mosher family message board:
  8. 1860 census, Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois; page 1002, line #27, dwelling #3197, family #3037.

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