Lydia Henshaw

Lydia Henshaw
B: c1816
D: 1855 
M: Henry A. Lisk

Lydia Henshaw     [ID 06535] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born about 1816, New York.1,2  

She married Henry A. Lisk.1  Henry was born about 1808, New York.3,4  (c1810).2,5  


Sarah M. Lisk, born Jul 13 1838, Wethersfield, Wyoming County, New York; died Nov 4 1923, Little Rock, Arkansas; married Ira M. Prouty, Nov 3 1864, Menasha, Wisconsin.

Lydia and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 30 1850), Wethersfield, Wyoming County, New York:2

Henry Lisk, age 40, born in New York; farmer; $700 real estate.
Lydia Lisk, age 34, born in New York.
Sarah Lisk, age 10, born in New York; attended school.

Lydia Henshaw died Apr 28 1855, Java, Wyoming County, New York; buried Union Corners Cemetery, Java, New York.6  

Widower Henry and daughter were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 21 1860), Menasha, Winnebago County, Wisconsin:4

Henry Lisk, age 52, born in New York; farmer; $800 real estate; $40 personal property.
Sarah Lisk, age 18, born in New York.

Widower Henry was shown in the 1870 census (Jun 15 1870), living in the household of daughter Sarah in Merrick County, Nebraska:5

Prouty, Ira, age 30, born in Ohio; county clerk; $400 personal property.
Prouty, Sarah, age 29, born in New York; keeping house.
Prouty, Frank, age 5, born in Wisconsin.
Prouty, Ella F., age 3, born in Wisconsin.
Prouty, Homer, age 1, born in Wisconsin.
Lisk, Henry, age 60, born in New York.
Lisk, B.F., male, age 31, born in New York; [..occupation unclear..]; $5000 real estate; $2000 personal property.

Henry died Oct - 1879, Merrick County, Nebraska.3  

Lydia was probably the daughter of Samuel Henshaw & Sally Fuller.7  

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  1. Contribution from Alex Bueno-Edwards ().
  2. 1850 census, Wethersfield, Wyoming County, New York; roll M432-616, page 94, line #16, dwelling #1404, family #1404.
  3. Contribution from Alex Bueno-Edwards () citing
    1880 Mortality Index, died at the age of 71 in Merrick County, Nebraska.
  4. 1860 census, Menasha, Winnebago County, Wisconsin; roll M653-1437, page 371, line #34, dwelling #380, family #332.
  5. 1870 census, Lone Tree P.O., Merrick County, Nebraska; roll M593-830, page 240, line #6, dwelling #38, family #36.
  6. Contribution from Alex Bueno-Edwards () citing
    Cemetery Records, Union Corners Cemetery, Java, NY, Lydia Lisk, d. 28 Apr 1855, 40y, wife of Henry.
  7. Speculation.

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