Grace Josephine Henshaw

                                                        ┌── Joshua Henshaw
                                                        │    1765-1840 
                           ┌── Joseph Burnham Henshaw ──┤
                           │    1790-1871               │
                           │                            └── Esther Burnham
                           │                                 1768-1853 
Grace Josephine Henshaw ───┤
B: 1822                    │                            ┌── Joshua Sands
D: 1889                    │                            │
                           └── Grace Augusta Sands ─────┤
                                1797-1874               │
                                                        └── Ann Ayscough
M: John Metcalf

Grace Josephine Henshaw     [ID 06062] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Grace Josephine Henshaw1,2,3 [Josephine Henshaw4].

Born Jun 10 1822, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4  

She married John Metcalf1,3,5, Oct 20 18521,3,5 [Oct 22 18526,7], Locust Hall, Flushing, New York1,3,5 [New York, New York6,7].  

Grace's marriage was reported in the "New York Evening Post" (New York, New York) on Friday, October 22, 1852 [as abstracted]:5

20th inst. at Locust Hall, Flushing, residence of C. J. Henshaw by Rev. J. Smith, John Metcalfe of Bradford, England to Grace Josephine 2nd dau of J.B. Henshaw of N.Y.City.


Robert Henshaw Metcalf, born Nov 27 1855, married 1883, Katharine Elizabeth Clarkson Hess. 1,2,8
John Ayscough Metcalf, born 1853. 2,8

Grace was shown in the 1865 New York state census (Jun 22 1865), living with her parents and family in Brooklyn, King County, New York:4

Josephine Henshaw, child, age 42, born in Massachusetts; married, 2 children.

Grace Josephine Henshaw died 1889.1,2  


  1. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  2. "Abridged Compendium", by Frederick Virkus.
  3. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    "Descendants of James Sands of Block Island (with notes on the walker, Hutchinson, Ray, Guthhrie, Palgrove, Cornell, Ayscough, Middagh, Holt, and Henshaw families)";
    privately printed, New York, 1949; compiled by Malcom Sands Wilson.
  4. 1865 New York state census, Brooklyn, King County, New York; Ward 3, page 26, line #18, family #175.
  5. U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930;
  6. "New York City, 1600s-1800s Marriage Index";
  7. New York City, Marriages, 1600s-1800s;
  8. GEDCOM file H7290 at

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