Leonard Henshaw

                                            ┌── William Henshaw
                                            │    1715-1801 
                    ┌── Joshua Henshaw ─────┤
                    │    1767-1854          │
                    │                       └── Ruth Woolcott
                    │                               ?-1813 
Leonard Henshaw ────┤
B: 1798             │
D: 1861             │
                    └── Elizabeth Nichols
                        c1770-1844 
M: Lemira Carpenter
   ├── Seraph C. Henshaw (1829-?) 1,2
   ├── Mariah Henshaw (1831-1901) 1
   ├── Mary Ann Henshaw (1831-?) 1,2,3
   ├── (infant) Henshaw (1837-1837) 1
   └── Angeline Laurainda Henshaw (1837-1878) 1,2,3,4

Leonard Henshaw     [ID 07329] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Leonard Henshaw5,6 [Leonard Hincher6].

Born Dec 12 1798, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.5,7  

He married Lemira Carpenter, Aug 31 1828, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.8,9  Lemira was born Oct 13 1802, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,10  

Leonard and family were shown in the 1850 census, Pepperell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts:2

Leonard Henshaw, age 50, born in Massachusetts; farmer.
Lemira Henshaw, age 47, born in Massachusetts.
Saraph C. Henshaw, age 20, born in Massachusetts.
Mary A. Henshaw, age 18, born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Angeline L. Henshaw, age 13, born in Massachusetts; attended school.

Leonard and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 16 1860), Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts:3

Leonard Henshaw, age 61, born in Massachusetts; farmer; $2500 real estate; $200 personal property.
Lemira Henshaw, age 57, born in Massachusetts.
Marrion Henshaw, age 28, born in Massachusetts.
Angie L. Henshaw, age 23, born in Massachusetts.

Leonard Henshaw died Mar 31 1861, buried just past the large memorial gates, Brookfield Cemetery, Brookfield, Massachusetts.11  

Leonard's will was probated in 1868 in Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.12  

Widow Lemira and daughter were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 23 1870), Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts:4

Henshaw, Lomira, age 67, born in Massachusetts; keeping house; $3500 real estate; $300 personal property.
Henshaw, Angie, age 32, born in Massachusetts.

Widow Lemira was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 7 1880), Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts:10

Henshaw, Lemira, age 77, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; widow; keeping house.

Lemira died Jun 17 1885, buried just past the large memorial gates, Brookfield Cemetery, Brookfield, Massachusetts.11  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 124.
  2. 1850 census, Pepperell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll 322, page 254, dwelling #344.
  3. 1860 census, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 693, line #29, dwelling #332, family #368.
  4. 1870 census, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll M593-651, page 511, line #19, dwelling #374, family #503.
  5. Cleveland/Graham database: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/c/l/e/richard-w-cleveland/index.html.
  6. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  7. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 126.
  8. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 339.
  9. Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1880 census, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T9-562, ED 804, page 104B, line #26, dwelling #92, family #111.
  11. Contribution from Alissa Caron (), local historian and Brookfield Cemetery volunteer.
  12. Worcester County, Massachusetts, Probate Index, Vol. 1 & 2 A - Z, July 1731-1881; http://www.ancestry.com.


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