Mary Gorham Henshaw

                                                                ┌── Daniel Henshaw
                                                                │    1762-1825 
                             ┌── John Prentiss Kewley Henshaw ──┤
                             │    1792-1852                     │
                             │                                  └── Sarah Esther Printis
                             │                                       1770-1849 
Mary Gorham Henshaw ─────────┤
B: 1819                      │                                  ┌── Isaac Gorham
D: 1888                      │                                  │
                             └── Mary Gorham ───────────────────┤
                                  1791-1881                     │
                                                                └── Sarah Thomas
M: George Corlis Nightingale

Mary Gorham Henshaw     [ID 06091] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 12 1819, Baltimore, Maryland.1,2  Christened Mar 5 1819, Saint Peters Protestant Episcopal, Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland.3  

She married George Corlis Nightingale1,4,5 [George Corlis Nightengale6], Jul 17 18451,4,5, Providence, Rhode Island1,4,5.  George, son of Joseph Nightingale & Mary Greene, was born Oct 3 1812, Providence, Rhode Island.1,7  

Mary's marriage was announced in "The Sun" (Baltimore, Maryland) on July 22, 1845:5

In Providence, R. I., on the 17th inst. by Rt. Rev. Bishop HENSHAW, George C. NIGHTINGALE, to Mary G., only daughter of Bishop HENSHAW.

Children (all born in Rhode Island):1,6,8,9,10

George Corlis Nightingale, born c1845.
William Greene (or S.) Nightingale, born Jul 5 1848; married Constance Alice Pitman.
Mary Henshaw Nightingale, born Mar 8 1850; married Louis/Lewis Tucker Foster.
Camilla Donelson Nightingale, born May 22 1853; died Jan 11 1854.
John Prentis Kewley Henshaw Nightingale, born Dec 18 1854, married Louisa Mayer Moale.
Crawford Allen Nightingale, born May 13 1856; unmarried.
Frederic Albert Nightingale, born Aug 14 1858; died Apr 3 1883.
Daniel Henshaw Nightingale, born Jan 11 1860; died Apr 1 or 7, 1864.

Mary and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 10 1860), Providence, Rhode Island:8

George C. Nightingale, age 35, born in Massachusetts; cotton manufacturer; $14000 real estate; $4000 personal property.
Mary H. Nightingale, age 30, born in Maryland.
George C. Nightingale, age 15, born in Rhode Island; attended school.
William G. Nightingale, age 13, born in Rhode Island; attended school.
Mary H. Nightingale, age 11, born in Rhode Island; attended school.
John P.K. Nightingale, age 9, born in Rhode Island.
Crawford A. Nightingale, age 7, born in Rhode Island.
Frederick A. Nightingale, age 5, born in Rhode Island.
Daniel H. Nightingale, age 3, born in Rhode Island.
Mary H. Henshaw, age 50, born in Maryland.
[.. plus four servants ..].

Mary and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 10 1870), Providence, Rhode Island:9

Nightingale, George C., age 55, born in Rhode Island; merchant; $34,200 real estate; $150,800 personal property.
Nightingale, Mary G., age 45, born in Maryland; keeping house.
Nightingale, George C. Jr., age 23, born in Rhode Island; merchant.
Nightingale, William G., age 21, born in Rhode Island; merchant.
Nightingale, Mary, age 17, born in Rhode Island.
Nightingale, John H., age 14, born in Rhode Island; attended school.
Nightingale, Crawford A., age 13, born in Rhode Island; attended school.
Nightingale, Frederick A., age 11, born in Rhode Island; attended school.
[.. plus four servants ..].
Henshaw, Mary, age 70, born in Rhode Island.
Henshaw, Charles H., age 34, born in Maryland; clerk; $1,700 real estate.

Mary and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 8 1880), Providence, Rhode Island:10

Nightingale, Geo. C., age 65, born in Rhode Island; parents born in Rhode Island; cotton mfr & merchant.
Nightingale, Mary G., wife, age 55, born in Maryland; father born in Vermont; mother born in Rhode Island.
Nightingale, William G., son, age 31, born in Rhode Island; father born in Rhode Island; mother born in Maryland; cotton mfr & merchant.
Nightingale, John K. H., son, age 25, born in Rhode Island; father born in Rhode Island; mother born in Maryland; cotton mfr & merchant.
Nightingale, Crawford A., son, age 23, born in Rhode Island; father born in Rhode Island; mother born in Maryland; clerk.
Nightingale, Frederick A., son, age 21, born in Rhode Island; father born in Rhode Island; mother born in Maryland; clerk.
Henshaw, Mary, wife's mother, age 88, born in Rhode Island; parents born in Rhode Island; widow.
[.. plus servants ..].

Mary Gorham Henshaw died Feb 21 1888, Providence, Rhode Island; buried North Burial Ground, North Main St., Providence, Rhode Island.1,7  

George died Nov 7 1892, Providence, Rhode Island; buried North Burial Ground, North Main St., Providence, Rhode Island.1  


Sources

  1. "Colonial Families of the United States of America", Vol. 2.;
    George Norbury Mackenzie, ed.; New York: 1907.
  2. LDS IGI.
  3. LDS IGI, citing: records of Saint Peters Protestant Episcopal, Baltimore.
  4. "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.
  5. Posting Sep 18 2007 to NEWSPAPER-ABSTRACTS-L and RI-OLD-NEWS-L:
    http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/link.php?id=46016.
  6. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  7. "The Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project":
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~rigenweb/cemetery.
  8. 1860 census, 2nd Ward, Providence, Rhode Island; roll M653-1210, page 6, line #21, dwelling #54, family #55.
  9. 1870 census, 2nd Ward, Providence, Rhode Island; roll M593-1478, page 247B-248A, line #40, dwelling #155, family #157.
  10. 1880 census, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island; roll T9-1211, ED 11, page 184D, line #41, dwelling #175, family #197.


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