Mary Virginia Henshaw

                                                         ┌── William Slaughter Henshaw
                                                         │    1783-1836 
                         ┌── Hugh Lyle Henshaw ──────────┤
                         │    1819-1861                  │
                         │                               └── Harriet Brown Lyle
                         │                                    1793-1870 
Mary Virginia Henshaw ───┤
B: 1851                  │                               ┌── William Patterson
D: 1920                  │                               │
No Issue                 └── Cynthia Frances Patterson ──┤
                              1828-1906                  │
                                                         └── Asenath Piggott
Mary Virginia Henshaw     [ID 05411] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Mary Virginia Henshaw1,2,3,4 [Virginia Henshaw5, Jennie Henshaw5,6,7,8,9].

Born Dec 9 1851, Missouri.2,3,8,9,10  

Jennie lived with her mother11 and never married.7  

In 1916 Jennie was living in Wilmington, Illinois.12  

Jennie was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 10 1920), living alone on Drake Road, Patterson, Greene County, Illinois:9

Henshaw, Jennie V., head-of-household, age 68, born in Missouri; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Missouri; widow; owned home (free); occupation: none.

Mary Virginia Henshaw died Aug 4 1920, Patterson Township, Greene County, Illinois; buried Pine Tree Cemetery, near Patterson, Greene County, Illinois.4,10  


  1. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  2. 1860 census, Florissant P.O., St. Ferdinand Township, St. Louis County, Missouri; roll M653-656, page 43, line #35, dwelling #246, family #242.
  3. 1900 census, Wilmington, Patterson P.O., Patterson Township, Greene County, Illinois; roll T623-303, ED 23, page 2B, line #83, dwelling #43, family #44.
  4. State of Illinois; Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950:
  5. Family lineage notes from Donna Henshaw Mason
  6. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  7. Contribution from Donna Henshaw Mason citing: information from Winona Burris.
  8. 1870 census, Greene County, Illinois; roll 224, page 252B, line #8, dwelling #23, family #23.
  9. 1920 census, Patterson, Patterson Township, Greene County, Illinois; roll T625-368, ED 46, page 9A, line #1, dwelling #56, family #56.
  10. Burials in Pine Tree Cemetery, Greene County, Illinois; USGenWeb Archives
  11. Obituary of Cynthia Frances (Patterson) Henshaw.
  12. Obituary of Creighton Anderson Henshaw.

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