William Hamilton Henshaw

                                                         ┌── Hiram Henshaw
                                                         │    1771-1845 
                            ┌── James William Henshaw ───┤
                            │    1809-1861               │
                            │                            └── Mary McConnell
                            │                                 1777-1842 
William Hamilton Henshaw ───┤
B: 1841                     │                            ┌── Joseph Miller
D: 1910                     │                            │
                            └── Nancy Elizabeth Miller ──┤
                                 1818-1893               │
                                                         └── Margaret "Peggy" Hamilton
M: Ann Beall Silver
   ├── Earle Silver Henshaw (1878-1900) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Paulina Henshaw (1879-1921) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Francis Hamilton Henshaw (1881-1916) 1,4
   ├── Janet Henshaw (1883-?) 4,5
   └── Nora Alletha Henshaw (c1888-?) 1,4,5

William Hamilton Henshaw     [ID 05292] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 1 18411,2,6,7 [Jun - 18404], Virginia1,2,6,7.  

He married Ann Beall Silver, Oct 26 1876.1  Ann, daughter of Zephaniah Silver & Martha Jane Henshaw1,2, was born Sep 23 18421,2 [Sep - 18444], Virginia1,2.  William and Ann were first cousins.  

William and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 18 1880), Arden District, Berkeley County, West Virginia:2,3

Henshaw, Wm. H., age 39, head-of-household, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; farmer.
Henshaw, Anna B., wife, age 37, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; keeping house.
Henshaw, Earl S., son, age 2, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Paulina, daughter, age 1, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Price, Mary, servant, black, age 25, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; cook; cannot read or write.
Price, Stewart, black, age 1, born in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia; cook.

William and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1 1900), Arden District, Berkeley County, West Virginia:4

Henshaw, W. H., head-of-household, age 59, born June 1840 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 21 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Anna, wife, age 55, born Sept 1844 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 21 years; 5 children, 5 living.
Henshaw, Earle, son, age 21, born June 1878 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Henshaw, Paulina, daughter, age 20, born Dec 1879 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Henshaw, Francis, daughter, age 19, born Jan 1881 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school 0 months.
Henshaw, Janet, daughter, age 16, born Aug 1883 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school 0 months.
Henshaw, Lona, daughter, [..age and birthdate smudged..], born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school 4 months.

Anna and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 11 1910), Arden District, Berkeley County, West Virginia:5

Henshaw, Anna, head-of-household, age 63, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married, first marriage; 5 children, 4 living; occupation: own income; owned home.
Henshaw, Jenet, daughter, age 23, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single.
Henshaw, Leona, daughter, age 22, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; single.
[..surname unclear..], Gilbert, orphan boy, age 12, born in Maryland; parents born in Maryland; attended school.

William Hamilton Henshaw died Dec 10 1910.1  

Ann died Sep 22 1914.1  


Sources

  1. "History of Henshaws in Scotland, in England and in America to the Present Time", Edith Henshaw Kuntz, 1956; contributed by Don Henshaw.
  2. 1880 census, Arden District, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T9-1400, ED 12, page 237D, line #17, dwelling #218, family #227.
  3. Berkeley County, West Virginia - 1880 1% Sample Census; USGenWeb Archives.
  4. 1900 census, Arden District, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T623-1755, ED 10, page 1A, line #39, dwelling #7, family #7.
  5. 1910 census, Arden District, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T624-1676, ED 12, page 4B, line #57, dwelling #71, family #73.
  6. 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 418, family #1565.
  7. 1860 census, Gerardstown P.O., Berkeley County, Virginia; page 902, line #5, dwelling #1596, family #1654.


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