+-- Joshua Henshaw | 1765-1840 +-- John Leavitt Henshaw --+ | 1792-1832 | | +-- Esther Burnham | 1768-1853 Edward Carrington Henshaw ---+ B: c1821 | +-- Ebenezer H. Corey D: 1872 | | +-- Ann Maria Corey -------+ 1795-? | +-- Phebe (Corey) M: Sarah Edwards Tyler +-- Edward Tyler Henshaw, 1849-1904 +-- Charles Edwards Henshaw, +-- Charlotte Henshaw, 1851-? +-- Stanley Henshaw, c1856-<1870 +-- Frederick William Henshaw, 1858-1929 +-- William Griffith Henshaw, 1860-1924 +-- Tyler T. Henshaw, 1862-1932
|Edward Carrington Henshaw     [ID 06016]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born about 1821, New York.a    (c1825, Vermont).b    (c1828, Vermont).c
Edward became a Midshipman in the U.S. Navy, but resigned and studied law.170
He married Sarah Edwards Tyler, Mar 8 1849, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.170,d    The marriage ceremony was performed by Rev. Howland Coit of St. Stephens Church.170
Sarah, daughter of Edwin Tyler & Alla Mary Edwards, was born Sep 18 1822, Connecticut.d,170    (c1825).a,b    (c1828).c    (c1821).e
Edward and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 16 1850), Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois:a
Back at home in Ottawa, Illinois, Sarah helped to organize an aid society and served as its secretary.    She was made associate manager of the Chicago Sanitary Commission and was elected to write the history of its work, which she did, calling her book "Our Branch and its Tributaries".170,d
After the war, Edward was commissioned in the regular army170 (24th U.S. Infantry).h
Edward and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 22 1870), Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois:c
After Edward died, Sarah moved to California to be nearer to her brother's estate, and to be with son Edward who was there already.170
Widow Sarah and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 4 1880), Oakland, Alameda County, California:e
170. "Our Family: A Little Account of it for my Descendents", by Sarah Edwards Henshaw, Oakland, California, 1894, contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw. USIGS scan: http://www.usigs.org/library/books/families/Henshaw1894
(a) 1850 census, Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois; roll M432-115, page 203, line #21, dwelling #392, family #392.
(b) 1860 census, Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois; roll M653-196, page 464, line #10, dwelling #4183, family #4159.
(c) 1870 census, Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois; roll M593-244, page 559, line #1, dwelling #815, family #768.
(d) "Timothy and Rhoda Ogden Edwards of Stockbridge, Mass., and Their Descendents: A Genealogy", by William H. Edwards (1903, Cincinnati: The Robert Clarke Company);
(e) 1880 census, Ward 4, Oakland, Alameda County, California; roll T9-0061, ED 11, page 209A-B, line #50, dwelling #84, family #90.
(f) Illinois Civil War Veterans Database:
(g) "The American Civil War Research Database", Ancestry, Inc.
(h) San Antonio National Cemetery, USGenWeb Archives.
(i) Burials, San Antonio National Cemetery, 517 Paso Hondo Street, San Antonio, Texas:
(j) Burials, San Antonio National Cemetery, 517 Paso Hondo Street, San Antonio, Texas:
(k) "San Francisco Call 1875-1884 Births, Marriages and Deaths"
The San Francisco Call archives: http://feefhs.org/fdb2/sfcalli.html.
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