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
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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 meWilliam AndersonRector of Chirst Church, Sorel
PresentJoshua HenshawJane FayrerE. FayrerElizabeth FayrerWalter? 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
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.
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