┌── Benjamin Henshaw │ 1730-1793 ┌── Joshua Henshaw ──┤ │ 1765-1840 │ │ └── Mrs. Huldah (Stillman) Sumner │ Ashbel Burnham Henshaw ───┤ B: c1807 │ ┌── Ashbel Burnham D: ? │ │ └── Esther Burnham ──┤ 1768-1853 │ └── Hannah Sage M: Margaret Houston Marsh └── John Marsh Henshaw, 1847-1906 M: Elizabeth French M: - Avery
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Born about 1807, Louisiana.a (c1816).b (c1804, Vermont).c
He married Margaret Houston Marsh.170,173,b,d Margaret, daughter of John Craig Marsh & Eliza Ann Baldwin, was born about 1819, Petite Anse Island Plantation (Avery Island), Attakapas District, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana.b,a,d,e Margaret had been previously married in 1837 to an Achille Berardb
Ashbel was shown in the 1840 census, apparently living alone, in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana:f
Ashbel and family were shown in the 1850 census, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana:a
Margaret died May 5 1854, Attakapas District, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana; age 34.b,n
He then married Elizabeth French, Sep 10 1857, Concordia Parish, Louisiana.o,p Elizabeth was born about 1820, Louisiana.c Elizabeth had apparently been previously married to a -- Frenchp,c and had three children.c
Ashbel and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 30 1860), St. Martin Parish, Louisiana:c
Ashbel also lived in Alabama.173
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
173. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
(a) 1850 census, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana; roll 240, page 220, dwelling #332.
(b) RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Bonnie Bess Wood ().
(c) 1860 census, New Iberia P.O., Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana; page 125, line #20, dwelling #1015, family #1015.
(d) "Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations From the Revolution Through the Civil War":
(e) Avery Family of Louisiana Papers Inventory; Manuscripts Department, Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill:
(f) 1840 census, 2nd Ward, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana; page 93.
(g) Contribution from Shane K. Bernard, Ph.D., Historian & Curator, McIlhenny Company Archives ().
(h) 1850 Resident's List, Marsh Island, Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana; page 39.
(i) 1851 Sugar Census Index, Petite Anse Island, Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana; page 31.
(j) 1852 Sugar Census Index, Petit Anse Island, Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana; page 31.
(k) 1853 Sugar Census Index, Petite Anse Island, Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana; page 31.
(l) 1854 Sugar Census Index, Petite Anse Island, Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana; page 31.
(m) 1855 Sugar Census Index, Petite Anse Island, Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana; page 30.
(n) New Orleans Death Index, "Daily Picayune" 1837-1857; New Orleans Public Library:
(o) New Orleans Newspaper Marriage Index: "Daily Picayune" 1837-1857; New Orleans Public Library:
(p) Louisiana, Marriages, 1718-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.
(q) 1860 Slave Schedule, Tensas District, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana.
(r) Speculative - see:
"Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations From the Revolution Through the Civil War":
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