Morgan Henshaw

                  ┌── George Henshawc1799-1880 
                  │
                  │
Morgan Henshaw ───┤
B: 1834           │                    ┌── Aaron Wheeler
D: 1917           │                    │
                  └── Ann Wheeler ─────┤
                      c1798-?          │
                                       └── Elizabeth Lucans
M: Janet McGill
   ├── Nancy Henshaw (c1865-1920) 1,2
   ├── Dougald Henshaw (1865-1942) 1,2,3,4
   ├── George H. Henshaw (1869-1943) 1,2
   ├── Archie Henshaw (1871-1953) 1,2,5,6
   ├── Bessie Muriel Henshaw (1876-1959) 1,2,3,4
   └── Jennie Henshaw (1878-1947) 1,3

Morgan Henshaw     [ID 07039] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Morgan Henshaw1,3,7,8,9,10,11,12 [William Henshaw2].

Born Mar - 1834, Erin Township, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada.2,3,7,9  (Mar 21 1833).1,8,12  (c1838).4  

Morgan Henshaw was shown in the 1871 census, Wellington County, Ontario:7,13

Morgan Henshaw, age 36, born in Ontario; ethnic origin: English; religion: Baptist; farmer.

He married Janet McGill1 [Jennette McGill4], about 18631.  Janet, daughter of Peter McGill, was born Oct - 1839, Scotland.2,3,5,14  (Oct 13 1840).8,12  (c1843).4  

Morgan and family were shown in the 1881 census, Erin Township, Wellington County, Ontario:2

Wm Henshaw, age 47, born in Ontario; English; Baptist; farmer.
Jennett Henshaw, age 42, born in Scotland; Scottish; Baptist.
Dugold Henshaw, age 18, born in Ontario; English; Baptist; farmer's son.
Nancy Henshaw, age 16, born in Ontario; English; Baptist.
George Henshaw, age 13, born in Ontario; English; Baptist; student.
Archie Henshaw, age 9, born in Ontario; English; Baptist; student.
Bessie Henshaw, age 6, born in Ontario; English; Baptist.
Living just a few houses away in 1881 was Morgan's widowed mother with his sister.15  

About 1885 or 1886, Morgan and family moved to Albany, Oregon, where they purchased a farm which is still owned by the family.1  

Morgan Henshaw was naturalized as a U.S. citizen on Dec 31 1888 in Linn County, Oregon.10  

Morgan was shown in the 1892 list of taxpayers in Albany, Linn County, Oregon, paying a tax of $3,475.11  

Morgan and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 21 1900), Linn County, Oregon:3

Henshaw, Morgan [unclear], head-of-household, age 66, born Mar 1834 in Canada; parents born in Canada; married 37 years; immigrated 1885, U.S. resident 15 years, naturalized; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Janet, wife, age 60, born Oct 1839 in Scotland; parents born in Scotland; married 37 years; 8 children, 6 living; immigrated 1885, U.S. resident 15 years.
Henshaw, Dugald, son, age 35, born Apr 1865 in Canada; father born in Canada; mother born in Scotland; single; occupation: farm hand, home farm; immigrated 1885, U.S. resident 15 years, naturalized.
Henshaw, Bessie, daughter, age 24, born Apr 1876 in Canada; father born in Canada; mother born in Scotland; single; immigrated 1885, U.S. resident 15 years.
Henshaw, Jennie, daughter, age 22, born [..unclear..] 1878 in Canada; father born in Canada; mother born in Scotland; single; immigrated 1885, U.S. resident 15 years.
Living next door in 1900 was the family of son George.16  

Morgan and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 20 1910), Linn County, Oregon:4

Henshaw, Morgan, head-of-household, age 72, born in Canada; father born in Canada; mother born in England; first marriage, married 47 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Jennette, wife, age 67, born in Scotland; parents born in Scotland; first marriage, married 47 years; 6 children, 6 living.
Henshaw, Dougald, son, age 43, born in Canada; father born in Canada; mother born in Scotland; single; occupation: farm hand, home farm.
Henshaw, Bessie, daughter, age 34, born in Canada; father born in Canada; mother born in Scotland; single.
Living nearby in 1910 was the family of son George.17  

Morgan Henshaw died Jan 30 1917, Albany, Linn County, Oregon; age 83y 10m 9d.1,8,12,18  

Widow Janet was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), living with son Archie in Linn County, Oregon:5

Henshaw, Archie, head-of-household, age 48, born in Canada; father born in Canada; mother born in Scotland; immigrated 1886 [or 1888 - unclear]; owned home; single; occupation: none.
Henshaw, Janet, mother, age 81, born in Scotland; parents born in Scotland; widow; occupation: none.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of son George.19  

Janet died Feb 9 1926, Linn County, Oregon; age 85y 3m 27d.1,8,12,18

(photo)Photo: Morgan Henshaw death certificate Linn County, Oregon 12

(photo)Photo: Janet McGill death certificate Linn County, Oregon 12

(photo)Photo: Morgan Henshaw & Janet McGill gravestone Riverside Cemetery 12


Sources

  1. Contribution from Sheri Henshaw Neuschwander ().
  2. 1881 LDS census index, Erin Township, Wellington South, Ontario; NA film C-13258, District 151, Sub-district E, Division 3, page 17, household #77.
  3. 1900 census, Tangent Precinct, Linn County, Oregon; roll T623-1349, ED 50, page 9A, line #20, dwelling #174, family #179.
  4. 1910 census, Tangent Precinct, Linn County, Oregon; roll T624-1283, ED 197, page 242B, line #61, dwelling #39, family #39.
  5. 1920 census, Tangent Precinct, Linn County, Oregon; roll T625-1496, ED 291, page 2A, line #25, dwelling #30, family #31.
  6. Birth registrations, Erin Township, Wellington County, Ontario;
    posted Jan 24 2005 by Jacie () to CAN-ONT-WELLINGTON-L.
  7. 1871 census, Ontario, Canada; Ontario GenWeb: http://www.rootsweb.com/~canon.
  8. Burials in Riverside Cemetery, Linn County, Oregon; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.linnhistory.peak.org/cems/riverside/rsidegh.html.
  9. LDS IGI, citing: member submission.
  10. Oregon State Archives: http://genealogy.state.or.us/start.lasso?location=detail&id=89879.
  11. Linn County, Oregon 1892 taxpayer list; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.linnhistory.peak.org/census/1892/1892taxh.html
    http://www.linnhistory.peak.org/census/1892/albany.html.
  12. http://www.findagrave.com.
  13. 1871 census, Wellington County, District 34, Subdistrict F, Division 3, Page 4; Erin Twp.
  14. Contribution from Sheri Henshaw Neuschwander (), citing:
    1861 census, Erin Township, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada.
  15. 1881 LDS census index, Erin Township, Wellington South, Ontario; NA film C-13258, District 151, Sub-district E, Division 3, page 16, household #72.
  16. 1900 census, Tangent Precinct, Linn County, Oregon; roll T623-1349, ED 50, page 9A, line #16, dwelling #173, family #178.
  17. 1910 census, Tangent Precinct, Linn County, Oregon; roll T624-1283, ED 197, page 242B, line #51, dwelling #36, family #36.
  18. Oregon Death Index, 1903-1970; Ancestry.com.
  19. 1920 census, Tangent Precinct, Linn County, Oregon; roll T625-1496, ED 291, page 2A, line #21, dwelling #28-29, family #29-30.


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