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John Morgan Henshaw

                                                      ┌── William Henshaw
                                                      │    1786-?    
                       ┌── William Harrison Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1813-1886                 │
                       │                              └── Ann Parker
                       │                                   1786-1845 
John Morgan Henshaw ───┤
B: 1849                │                              ┌── John Ferree Foster
D: 1917                │                              │
                       └── Elizabeth Foster ──────────┤
                            1824-1885                 │
                                                      └── Jane Fetz
M: Anna Maria Work
   ├── Luther Alvin Henshaw,  1877-1950 
   ├── Bessie Lee Henshaw,  1879-1963 
   ├── Harry Esler Henshaw,  1881-?    
   ├── Porter Gaddis Henshaw,  1886-?    
   ├── Clark Dawson Henshaw,  1892-1966 
   └── Lawrence F. Henshaw,  1895-     

John Morgan Henshaw     [ID 05434] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 1849, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.a  (Oct - 1847).b,c,d,e,f,g,166,h

He married Anna Maria Work, about 1876.i,a  Anna, daughter of John Work & Sarah McLaughlin, was born Jul 11 1855, Sandy Hollow, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.h,j,k,e,f,g,l

John and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 25 1880), North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania:e

Henshaw, John M, age 32, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; farmer.
Henshaw, Annie M., wife, age 24, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; keeping house.
Henshaw, Luther A., son, age 2, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Bessie L., daughter, age 1, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Living next door in 1880 were John's parents and family;m one more house away was cousin William Henshaw and his wife;n one more house away was the widow and family of uncle James.o

John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1 1900), North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania:f

Henshaw, John M, head-of-household, age 52, born Oct 1847 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 24 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Anna M., wife, age 44, born July 1855 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 24 years; 6 children, 6 living.
Henshaw, Luther A., son, age 22, born July 1877 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Henshaw, Bessie L., daughter, age 20, born June 1879 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Harry E., son, age 18, born Oct 1881 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; occupation: farm labor.
Henshaw, Porter G., son, age 13, born Aug 1886 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school 5 months.
Henshaw, Clark D., son, age 6, born Nov 1893 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Henshaw, Lawrence F., son, age 5, born Mar 1895 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.

John and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 25 1910), West Bethlehem Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania:g
Henshaw, John M, head-of-household, age 62, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 34 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Anna M., wife, age 54, born in Pennsylvania; father born in Ohio; mother born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 34 years; 6 children, 6 living.
Henshaw, Clark D., son, age 17, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Henshaw, Lawrence F., son, age 15, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.

John Morgan Henshaw died 1917, buried Oak Grove Cemetery, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.166,h

On Thursday, May 16 1918, "The Weekly Courier" (Connellsville, Pennsylvania) reported the following from the office of the Register and Clerk of Orphans' Court (paraphrased):p

Estate of: John M. Henshaw
Accountants: Anna M. Henshaw, Harry Henshaw and Porter G. Henshaw, Administrators
Filed: April 15, 1918

Anna died Apr 13 1937, at her home, 18 Lincoln street, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.h,l

Anna's obituary was published in "The Daily Courier" (Connellsville, Pennsylvania) on Wednesday, April 14, 1937:l

MRS. ANNA M. HENSHAW

Mrs. Anna M. Henshaw, widow of John M. Henshaw, died Tuesday night at 9 o'clock at her home at 18 Lincoln street, Uniontown.

Mrs. Henshaw was born in Sandy Hollow July 11, 1855, and was a sister of the late Judge J. C. Work.  Surviving are five sons and one daughter, Luther A. Henshaw of Wooster, Ohio, Mrs. Frank Moore of Brownsville, Porter G. Henshaw of Merrittstown, Clark Henshaw, Lawrence F. Henshaw and Harry E. Henshaw of Uniontown; two sisters, Mrs. Belle Chalfant of Brownsville and Mrs. Clara Nicholson of Laurel Hill, 17 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.


SOURCES

166. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.

(a) Herrin, Cynthia, ed. "Fayette County, Pennsylvania Vital Records to 1890"; Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc. 1999.

(b) 1850 census, Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll M432_779; page 164a, line #38, dwelling #232, family #238.

(c) 1860 census, Uniontown P.O., North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll M653-1110, page 598, line #35, dwelling #388, family #388.

(d) 1870 census, Connellsville P.O., North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll M593-1343, page 310, line #21, dwelling #69, family #67.

(e) 1880 census, North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1130, ED 48, page 351C, line #12, dwelling #152, family #171.

(f) 1900 census, North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1411, ED 48, page 1A, line #22, dwelling #4, family #5.

(g) 1910 census, West Bethlehem Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1427, ED 250, page 8A.

(h) Lori Lindsey Henshaw database.

(i) The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS)
International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Pennsylvania.

(j) Posting Apr 1 2000 to PAFAYETT-L by Marta Burns () citing
"Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Fayette County", Gresham and Wiley, 1889; pg 549.

(k) RootsWeb WorldConnect data by James Goe Gottling ().

(l) Obituary of Anna M. Henshaw; "The Daily Courier", Apr 14 1937; http://www.ancestry.com.

(m) 1880 census, North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1130, ED 48, page 351C, line #7, dwelling #151, family #170.

(n) 1880 census, North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1130, ED 48, page 351C, line #5, dwelling #150, family #169.

(o) 1880 census, North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1130, ED 48, page 351C, line #1, dwelling #149, family #168.

(p) "The Weekly Courier", May 16 1918; http://www.ancestry.com.


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