Margaret Stanley Henshaw

                                                          ┌── Benjamin Henshaw
                                                          │    1730-1793 
                               ┌── Daniel Henshaw ────────┤
                               │    1762-1825             │
                               │                          └── Mrs. Huldah (Stillman) Sumner
Margaret Stanley Henshaw ──────┤
B: 1805                        │                          ┌── John Prentis
D: c1839                       │                          │
                               └── Sarah Esther Printis ──┤
                                    1770-1849             │
                                                          └── Esther Richards
M: Rev. Chauncey Wheaton Fitch

Margaret Stanley Henshaw     [ID 06074] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 1805.1,2,3  

She married Rev. Chauncey Wheaton Fitch, about 1832, Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont.2,4,5  Chauncey, son of Esek Fitch & Elizabeth Denton, was born about 1801, New York.2,3  Margaret was Chauncey's second wife.2,3  He had previously married Jun 10 1829 to Mary Wright.2  

Chauncey had been baptised in 1804 in Granville, Washington County, New York.2  He had graduated in 1825 from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont.2  

Margaret and Chauncey resided in Ohio.5  


Julian Robertson Fitch, born about 1837; died about 1907; married about 1865, Sarah Louisa Bragdon. 2,6
Charles H. Fitch.
Frances J./H. Fitch, born about 1834 (died). 6
James Fitch.

Margaret Stanley Henshaw died about 1839.2,3  

After Margaret died, Chauncey remarried Aug 9 1842 (Washington, D.C.) to Catherine Brown Wright.2,7  

Chauncy and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 12 1850), Washington Township, Miami County, Ohio:6

Chauncy W. Fitch, age 49, born in New York; Ep minister.
Catharine B. Fitch, age 34, born in North Carolina.
Julia A. Fitch, age 38, born in New York.
William B. Whitney, age 18, born in Wisconsin; student; attending school.
Frances J. Fitch, age 16, born in Ohio; attending school.
Julian R. Fitch, age 12, born in Ohio; attending school.
Daniel Houslem [unclear], age 17, born in Pennsylvania; clerk.
Charles H. Fitch, age 12, born in Ohio; attended school.
Edward W. Fitch, age 7, born in Michigan; attended school.
Margaret B. Fitch, age 5, born in Michigan.
William E. Fitch, age 3, born in Michigan.
Nancy Davis, age 25; mulatto.

Chauncy was shown in an 1851 state census, Washington Township, Miami County, Ohio.8  

Chauncey died Jun 13 1878.2  


  1. Contribution from Truman P. Young ().
  2. Contribution from Carlette Brocious ().
  3. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution, Vol. 78, pg 159.
  4. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  5. "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.
  6. 1850 census, Washington Township, Miami County, Ohio; roll M432-711, page 363B, line #35, dwelling #708, family #708.
  7. "Washington, DC Marriages, 1826-50";
  8. 1851 Ohio state census index, Washington Township, Miami County, Ohio.

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