Mary Catherine Henshaw

                                                      ┌── Benjamin Henshaw
                                                      │    1730-1793 
                           ┌── Daniel Henshaw ────────┤
                           │    1762-1825             │
                           │                          └── Mrs. Huldah (Stillman) Sumner
Mary Catherine Henshaw ────┤
B: 1798                    │                          ┌── John Prentis
D: 1873                    │                          │
                           └── Sarah Esther Printis ──┤
                                1770-1849             │
                                                      └── Esther Richards
M: Rev. Alfred Louis Baury

Mary Catherine Henshaw     [ID 06071] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Mary Catherine Henshaw1,2 [Merry Katherine Henshaw3, Catherine Henshaw4].

Born Oct 16 17982,5,6 [about 18007,8], New York2,5,6.  

She married Rev. Alfred Louis Baury, Jul 1 1829.1,4,9  Alfred was born Sep 14 17946,10, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts6,10 [Connecticut7].  

Alfred was Rector of St.Mary's Church in Newton, Massachusetts.4,9  


Mary Baury.
Catherine/Katherine Henshaw Baury, born 1832; died 1904; married Dr. Samuel Jackson, Medical Director of the U.S. Navy.
Pauline Clark Baury, born Apr 18 1830; died Jul 14 1863; married Sep 19 1850, George Alexander Otis (children: Anna Maria Otis and Louis Paul Otis aka Alfred Louis Baury, Jr.). 11
Elizabeth Platt Baury, born 1834, Massachusetts; died 1919.
Cornelius H. Baury, born c1837, Massachusetts.
Caroline Hayward Baury.
Alfred Louis Baury, Jr., born Aug 13 1840; christened Oct 30 1840, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; died Sep 1 1848, age 8. 10
Frederick F. Baury, born Feb 20 1843, Massachusetts; died Feb 18 1888.

Mary and family were shown in the 1860 census (Aug 14 1860), Boston, Massachusetts:7

Rev. Alfred L. Baury, age 65, born in Connecticut; Episcopal clergyman; $50,000 real estate; $4,000 personal property.
Mary C. Baury, age 60, born in New York.
Eliza P. Baury, age 25, born in Massachusetts.
Cornelius H. Baury, age 23, born in Massachusetts.
Fred'k F. Baury, age 17, born in Massachusetts; clerk.
Ann Hadley, age 30, born in Massachusetts; domestic.
Geo. F. Carpenter, age 30, born in New Hampshire; straw goods [..unclear..].
Saml. Swazey, age 58, born in Massachusetts.
Wm. Page, age 60, born in Massachusetts; gentleman; $20,000 personal property.
John M. Rodoranchi, age 30, born in Greece; shipping merchant; $30,000 personal property.
Horace H. Cook, age 28, born in Vermont; real estate broker.
Maria Cook, age 25, born in Massachusetts.

Alfred died Dec 26 1865, buried St. Mary's Cemetery, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.6  Alfred's will probated 1866, Newton, Massachusetts.12  

Widow Mary was shown in the 1870 census (Jul 9 1870), living in what seems to have been a boarding house in Boston, Massachusetts:8

Baury, Mary, age 70, born in St. Domingo; father foreign-born; no occupation; $40,000 real estate.

Mary Catherine Henshaw died Nov 11 1873, buried St. Mary's Cemetery, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.5,6

(photo)Photo: Burial transcripts, St. Mary's Cemetery Newton, Massachusetts 6


  1. "A Genealogical Register of the Descendants of Several Ancient Puritans",
    Vol. III; Abner Morse, N.E.H.G.S.; H.W. Dutton Press, Boston, 1861.
  2. Contribution from Truman P. Young ().
  3. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  4. American Antiquarian Society. "Index to Marriages in Massachusetts Centinel
    and Columbian Centinel, 1784-1840", Vol. 1 A-D. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1961.
  5. Contribution from Anthony Winston ().
  6. Burials in St. Mary's Cemetery; courtesy of Anthony Winston ().
  7. 1860 census, 8th Ward, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; roll M653-522, page 698, line #32, dwelling #958, family #2146.
  8. 1870 census, 8th Ward, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; roll M593-645, page 11, line #38, dwelling #126, family #192.
  9. Massachusetts Centinal Marriage Notices;
  10. The LDS IGI, citing: "Vital records of Newton, Massachusetts, to the year 1850", New England Historic Genealogical Society.
  11. Biographies of Notable Americans, 1904;
  12. Middlesex County, Massachusetts Probate Index, 1648-1870;

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