John Henshaw

                                     ┌── John Prentiss Kewley Henshaw
                                     │    1792-1852 
                ┌── Daniel Henshaw ──┤
                │    1822-1908       │
                │                    └── Mary Gorham
                │                         1791-1881 
John Henshaw ───┤
B: 1865         │                    ┌── Joseph Warren Greene
D: 1938         │                    │
                └── Rebecca Pitman ──┤
                     1830-1919       │
                                     └── Abby Frances Shaw
John Henshaw     [ID 06098] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 4 18651,2 [Apr 11 18653], Rhode Island1,2.  John's birth date is shown as "04 Nov 1865" in a transcription of Rhode Island birth records,1 but as "4/11/1865" in an Ellis Island record of his returning to the U.S. from England in 1921.3  Somehow either 4/11 was transposed to 11/4, or visa versa.  It's uncertain which record is correct.  

John Henshaw was shown in 1891-1892 city directories of Providence, Rhode Island.  He was shown as a traveling salesman, his address shown as 146 Westminster, Providence.4  

John arrived in New York (Ellis Island) on Oct 17 1921 on the ship S.S. Baltic, having departed Liverpool, England on Oct 8 1921:3

Henshaw, John, age 55, born 4/11/1865 in Providence, Rhode Island; single; address: 42 Westminster St., Providence, R.I.

John Henshaw died Jun 26 1938, buried Swan Point Cemetery, Blackstone Blvd., Providence, Rhode Island.2  


  1. Rhode Island Births, 1636-1930;
  2. "The Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project":
  3. Ellis Island Foundation manifest database:
  4. Providence City Directory, 1890. Providence, RI: R. L. Polk Co., 1890.

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