Theodore C. Henshaw

                                                   ┌── Joshua Henshaw
                                                   │    1775-1847 
                       ┌── James Steuben Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1802-1872              │
                       │                           └── Betsy King
                       │                               c1785-1862 
Theodore C. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1833                │
D: 1862                │
                       └── Palmyra Hall
Theodore C. Henshaw     [ID 05945] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 5 1833, New York.1,2,3  

Theodore C. Henshaw died Nov 29 1862, killed near Holly Springs, Mississippi.1,4,5  

On Aug 26 1861, at Kalamazoo, Michigan, Theodore C. Henshaw, age 28, enlisted as a Private in Company F, Third Michigan Cavalry, for 3 years.5,6,7  Note that Theodore and his brother George enlisted together on the same day.5  Promoted to Corporal.  Killed in a saber charge near Holly Springs, Mississippi, Nov 29 1862.5  


  1. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  2. 1850 census, Newton Township, Calhoun County, Michigan; page 457-458, line #35, dwelling #54, family #54.
  3. 1860 census, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; page 551, line #19, dwelling #1054, family #1054.
  4. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  5. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    "Michigan Volunteers 1861-1865", Third Cavalry, Page 80.
  6. "The American Civil War Research Database", Ancestry, Inc.
  7. "Michigan Veterans of the Civil War":

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