Caroline Henrietta Cox Henshaw

                                                             ┌── Joshua Henshaw
                                                             │    1765-1840 
                                  ┌── John Leavitt Henshaw ──┤
                                  │    1792-1832             │
                                  │                          └── Esther Burnham
                                  │                               1768-1853 
Caroline Henrietta Cox Henshaw ───┤
B: 1817                           │                          ┌── Ebenezer H. Corey
D: 1849                           │                          │
                                  └── Ann Maria Corey ───────┤
                                       1795-?                │
                                                             └── Phebe (Corey)
M: Thomas H. March

Caroline Henrietta Cox Henshaw     [ID 06013] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 21 18171,2,3, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island1,2,3 [Canada4].  

She married Thomas H. March, Jan 31 1839, New York, New York.3,5,6,7  Thomas, son of Thomas March & Sarah Ann Sands, was born 1817, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.3,7  


Elizabeth MacGruder March; married George St. Amant. 6
Joshua Sands March, b 1840, Illinois; Civil War veteran Co F 7th Illinois; died Nov 2 1897; buried Oconee Mound Cemetery, Oconee, Shelby County, Illinois; married Virginia Ellen Wood, Sep 3 1869 (children: Flora March, Jul 1870; Mary Louisa "Mamie" March, Aug 10 1875). 8,9,10
Stanley March, born c1843, Illinois. 8

Caroline and Thomas removed to Illinois.6  

Caroline and family were shown in the 1840 census, Dixon Precinct, Lee County, Illinois:11

Thomas H Marsh household:
2 males age 20-30.
1 female age 5-10.
1 female age 20-30.
no slaves.
4 persons total in household.

Thomas died 1850.3,7  

Caroline Henrietta Cox Henshaw died Sep - 18494 [Sep - 18503], Lee County, Illinois4; age 314.  

Caroline died leaving two sons and one daughter, Madame George St. Amant, who resided in Paris (children: George Stanly St. Amant and Marguerite St. Amant).6  

Caroline's orphaned sons were shown in the 1850 census (Nov 25 1850), living in the household of a C.D. March, Bunker Hill, Macoupin County, Illinois:8

C D March, male, age 38, born in New York; farmer; $14,000 real estate.
F R Delane, male, age 27, born in Massachusetts; mill wright.
C A Delane, female, age 25, born in New Hampshire.
F W March, male, age 28, born in New York; farmer.
Louisa Wood, female, age 17, born in Illinois; attended school.
Joshua S March, male, age 10, born in Illinois; attended school.
Stanley March, male, age 7, born in Illinois; attended school.


  1. Ancestry Family Tree data "Girard Family Tree" posted by "elenacerrolaza".
  2. Ancestry Family Tree data "Henshaw Family Tree" posted by "joeromey1".
  3. Ancestry Family Tree data "GEIGERDONKLEHANEYDREYER" posted by "Martive44".
  4. 1850 census Mortality Schedule, Lee County, Illinois.
  5. "New York City, 1600s-1800s Marriage Index";
  6. "Our Family: A Little Account of it for my Descendents", by Sarah Edwards Henshaw, Oakland, California, 1894, contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw. USIGS scan:
  7. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  8. 1850 census, Bunker Hill, Macoupin County, Illinois; roll M432-118, page 300B, line #13, dwelling #3, family #3.
  10. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963;
  11. 1840 census, Dixon Precinct, Lee County, Illinois; roll M704-63, page 213.

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