Joshua Henshaw

Joshua Henshaw
B: 1829 
D: ?    
M: Jane Fayrer
   ├── Charles Grant Henshaw (1860-?) 1
   ├── Harry Hayward Henshaw (1865-?) 1,2,3
   └── Jane Fayrer Henshaw (1868-1950) 1,2,4

Joshua Henshaw     [ID 05542] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Joshua Henshaw1,4,5,6,7 [John Henshaw8].

Born Feb 1 1829.1  

Joshua reportedly came from British loyalist ancestors.4  

He married Jane Fayrer, Nov 25 1856, William Henry (now Sorel), Quebec, Canada.1,4,5  

Joshua's marriage record shows:5

Joshua Henshaw, Esquire, Bachelor of the Township of Acton was married by Licence at St. Hyacinthe to Jane Fayrer, Spinster, of Montreal, this twenty fifth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty six

By me
William Anderson
Rector of Chirst Church, Sorel

Present

Joshua Henshaw
Jane Fayrer
E. Fayrer
Elizabeth Fayrer
Walter? Scott?
[this is a scrawl]
E. Fayrer Jr.

Note that Joshua and Jane were married in the same church and on the same day as the baptism of Elisabeth Fayrer Henshaw.9  

Jane Fayrer was British and had a brother, Sir Joseph Fayrer, a noted scientist and tutor to the Prince of Wales.4  

Joshua was a lumber dealer.4  He was also Land Agent for the Grand Trunk Railway.10  

Joshua and family were shown in the 1881 census, Notre-Dame & Ste-Hyacinthe, Ste-Hyacinthe, Quebec:11

Josh. Henshaw, age 49, born in Quebec; Episcopal.
Marie Henshaw, age 47, born in Quebec; Episcopal.
Clarles Henshaw, age 22, born in Quebec; Episcopal.
Harry Henshaw, age 17, born in Quebec; Episcopal.
Maria Henshaw, age 15, born in Quebec; Episcopal.

One 1949 published family tree shows this Joshua was the same as Joshua Sands Henshaw #7954;1 however that Joshua is known to have married someone else and was living in California during the time this Joshua was living in Quebec.  

See also: Elizabeth Cuyler Henshaw who also lived in Quebec.  

This person's ancestry is unknown!
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Sources

  1. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    "Descendants of James Sands of Block Island (with notes on the walker, Hutchinson, Ray, Guthhrie, Palgrove, Cornell, Ayscough, Middagh, Holt, and Henshaw families)";
    privately printed, New York, 1949; compiled by Malcom Sands Wilson.
  2. Registers of the Anglican Church serving St. Paul d'Abbotsford,
    Quebec, Canada; Quebec National Archives microfilm 128.56.
  3. Registers of the Anglican Church serving St. Paul d'Abbotsford,
    Quebec, Canada; 1865, folio 3; Quebec National Archives microfilm 128.56.
  4. Posting Jan 5 1999 by David Ackman () to HINSHAW-L.
  5. Registers of the Anglican Church serving William Henry (now Sorel),
    Quebec, Canada; 1856, folio 10; Quebec National Archives microfilm 128.42.
  6. Ancestry Family Tree data posted by "Chris Smyth".
  7. California, Voter Registers, 1866-1898; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. Registers of the Anglican Church serving St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada;
    1869, folio 2; Quebec National Archives microfilm 128.56.
  9. Registers of the Anglican Church serving William Henry (now Sorel),
    Quebec, Canada; 1856; Quebec National Archives microfilm 128.42.
  10. Registers of the Anglican Church serving William Henry (now Sorel),
    Quebec, Canada; Quebec National Archives microfilm 128.42.
  11. 1881 LDS census index, Notre-Dame & Ste-Hyacinthe, Ste-Hyacinthe, Quebec; film C-13202, district 62, sub-district B, page 129, household #645.


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