Josiah Isaac Henshaw

                                                  ┌── Josiah Henshaw
                                                  │    1791-1871 
                        ┌── Eli Forbes Henshaw ───┤
                        │    1818-1895            │
                        │                         └── Elizabeth Green
                        │                              1790-1856 
Josiah Isaac Henshaw ───┤
B: 1858                 │
D: 1946                 │
                        └── Ruth Miriam Gleason
                            c1824-?    
M: Mary Jane Robinson
   ├── Fred Forbes Henshaw (1884-1933) 1
   ├── Walter Henshaw (1892-) 2
   └── Charles Robinson Henshaw (1899-1984) 1,2,3,4,5

Josiah Isaac Henshaw     [ID 06221] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Josiah Isaac Henshaw1,3,6 [Isaac Josiah Henshaw7].

Born Aug - 18581,2,3,5,6,7,8 [Aug 24 18579], Monson, Hampden County, Massachusetts1,2,3,5,6,7,8.  

Isaac J. Henshaw was shown age 12 (with his parents) in the 1870 census, West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts:7

Henshaw, Isaac J., age 12; born in Massachusetts; attended school.

He married Mary Jane Robinson, Jun 19 1883.1,2,5,8,9  Mary, daughter of John Robinson & Ruth Hathaway Egery2,5,8,10, was born Dec - 18592,5,8,10 [Dec - 18601], Oakham, Massachusetts2,5,8,10.  

Josiah and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts:1

Henshaw, Josiah I., head-of-household, age 41, born Aug 1858 in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; married 16 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Mary J., wife, age 39, born Dec 1860 in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; married 16 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Fred F. [middle initial unclear], son, age 16, born May 1884 in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; attended school 9 months.
Henshaw, Charles P. [middle initial unclear], son, age 7 months, born Oct 1899 in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.
McFarland, Ethel, boarder, age 13, born Oct 1886 in Indiana; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Connecticut; attended school 9 months.
Dewelly, Walter, boarder, age 8, born Nov 1892 in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.
Roscowky, Eelic, servant, age 43, born Dec 1856 in Poland; parents born in Poland; immigrated 1896; married 9 years; occupation: farm laborer; cannot write; cannot speak English.

Josiah and family were shown in the 1910 census (Jun 2-3 1910), Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts:2

Henshaw, Josiah I., head-of-household, age 52, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; first marriage, married 27 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Mary J., wife, age 50, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; first marriage, married 27 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Walter, son, age 18, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; occupation: farmer, home farm.
Henshaw, Charles, son, age 10, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Gtuchowsky, Julian, hired man, age 32, born in Poland; parents born in Poland; single; occupation: farm laborer, working out.

Josiah and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 16 1920), Barre Road, Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts:5

Henshaw, Josiah I., head-of-household, age 62 [unclear], born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; occupation: farmer, dairy farm.
Henshaw, Mary J., wife, age [..unclear..], born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.
Henshaw, Charles R., son, age 20, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; single; occupation: laborer, home farm.
[..unclear..]ckowski, Julian, [..unclear..], age 41, born in Poland; parents born in Poland; single; occupation: laborer, dairy farm.

Josiah and Mary were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 18 1930), Henshaw Road, Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts:8

Henshaw, Josiah I., head-of-household, age 72, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; first married at age 25; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, dairy farm; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Mary J., wife, age 70, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; first married at age 23.
Clane, John E., boarder, age 22, born in Massachusetts; parents born in France; single; occupation: laborer, farm; not a veteran.
Living in the same dwelling with Josiah & Mary in 1930 was the family of son Charles.11  

Josiah Isaac Henshaw died Dec 10 1946, Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital, Gardner, Worcester County, Massachusetts; buried Pine Grove Cemetery.6,9  

Josiah's obituary was published in the "Worcester Daily Telegram" on Dec 11 1946:6

Templeton, Dec. 10 - Josiah I. Henshaw, 89, of Barre road, died this afternoon in Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital in Gardner after a short illness.  He was born in Monson, son of Eli F. and Ruth (Gleason) Henshaw.  He was a retired farmer and a member of Templeton Grange.  

He is survived by two sons, Charles R. Henshaw and Walter Dwelly, one daughter, Mrs. John Stanley, 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  

The funeral will be in the Congregational Church Friday at 1 p.m.  Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.

Mary died 1944, Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.10

(photo)Photo: Josiah Isaac Henshaw 9


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T623-694, ED 1690, page 2A, line #45, dwelling #33, family #33.
  2. 1910 census, Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T624-630, ED 1825, page 36A, line #29, dwelling #98, family #106.
  3. Contribution from Wayne Henshaw ().
  4. Obituary of Josiah Isaac Henshaw.
  5. 1920 census, Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T625-748, ED 162, page 15B, line #71, dwelling #320, family #398.
  6. Obituary of Josiah I. Henshaw; the "Worcester Daily Telegram", Dec 11 1946; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~maworces/t-g2.htm.
  7. 1870 census, West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 384B (sheet 40), line #31, dwelling #282, family #345.
  8. 1930 census, Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T626-966, ED 282, page 6A, line #33, dwelling #128, family #135.
  9. Gregg Trueman database:
    http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/person.aspx?tid=141301&pid=-2046967177.
  10. Gregg Trueman database:
    http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/person.aspx?tid=141301&pid=-2046655330.
  11. 1930 census, Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T626-966, ED 282, page 6A, line #36, dwelling #128, family #136.


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