Andrew Agustus Henshaw

                                                       ┌── Benjamin Henshaw
                                                       │    1754-1828 
                          ┌── Andrew Wheeler Henshaw ──┤
                          │    1794-c1835              │
                          │                            └── Elsa Wheeler
                          │                                           
Andrew Agustus Henshaw ───┤
B: 1830                   │
D: 1913                   │
                          └── Abigail Rogers
                                  ?-c1835
M: Mary Sykes
   ├── Charles Rogers Henshaw (1858-1882) 1,2,3
   ├── Howard Andrew Henshaw (1863-1940) 1,2,3,4
   └── John Robert Henshaw (1865-1954) 1,2,3

Andrew Agustus Henshaw     [ID 06081] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 29 18301,2,4 [Jan 31 18303,5, Jan 3 18306], Connecticut1,2,4 [Middletown, Connecticut3,5,6].  

He married Mary Sykes, Dec 5 1856.4  Mary, daughter of Elam Sikes & Sarah Lord King, was born Mar 15 1838, Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut.1,2,3,5  

Andrew Henshaw was a blacksmith for many years in Suffield, Connecticut.  He also worked in Windsor Locks.  He lived in the northeast part of Suffield on a street later known as Mapleton Avenue.3  

Andrew and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 19 1870), Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut:2

Henshaw, Andrew, age 40, born in Connecticut; farmer; $4000 personal property.
Henshaw, Mary, age 32, born in Connecticut; keeping house; $500 personal property.
Henshaw, Charles R., age 12, born in Connecticut; attended school.
Henshaw, Howard A., age 6, born in Connecticut; attended school.
Henshaw, John R., age 4, born in Connecticut.

Andrew and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 2 1880), Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut:1

Henshaw, Andrew A., age 48, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; blacksmith.
Henshaw, Mary S., wife, age 42, born in Connecticut; father born in Connecticut; mother born in Massachusetts; keeping house.
Henshaw, Charles R., son, age 22, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; at college.
Henshaw, Howard A., son, age 16, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; attended school.
Henshaw, John R., son, age 14, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; attended school.

Mary died Nov 4 1896, Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut; buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Suffield, Connecticut.3,5  

Andrew was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), living in the household of son Howard, Mapleton Ave., Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut:7

Henshaw, Andrew A., father, age 80, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; widower; occupation: blacksmith.

Andrew Agustus Henshaw died Nov 9 1913, at his home, Mapleton Avenue, Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut; age 83.3,4,5,6  

Andrew's obituary was published in "The Hartford Courant" (Hartford, Connecticut) on November 10, 19136 (see scan below).

(photo)Photo: Obituary of Andrew A. Henshaw "The Hartford Courant", Nov 10 1913 6


Sources

  1. 1880 census, Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut; roll T9-0099, ED 37, page 238D, line #29, dwelling #36, family #41.
  2. 1870 census, Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut; roll M593-104, page 328, line #15, dwelling #66, family #68.
  3. Contribution from Arthur M. Sikes Jr. ().
  4. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  5. http://www.findagrave.com.
  6. Obituary of Andrew A. Henshaw; "The Hartford Courant", Nov 10 1913; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. 1910 census, Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut; roll T624-132, ED 241, page 2A, line #13, dwelling #81, family #82.


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