Thomas Phelps Henshaw

                                                ┌── David Henshaw
                                                │    1744-1808 
                         ┌── Joshua Henshaw ────┤
                         │    1779-1854         │
                         │                      └── Mary Sargent
                         │                           1755-1831 
Thomas Phelps Henshaw ───┤
B: 1831                  │                      ┌── Judge Seth Phelps
D: 1900                  │                      │
                         └── Eliza Ann Phelps ──┤
                              1794-1864         │
                                                └── Lucy Ledyard
Thomas Phelps Henshaw     [ID 07449] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 18 1831, Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio.1,2,3,4,5  

Thomas and his brothers were shown in the 1850 census living in what appears to be a boarding house in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts:6

Elizabeth Fisher, age 49.
[other unrelated residents]
Henry Henshaw, age 21, born in Ohio; clerk.
George Henshaw, age 22, born in Ohio; clerk.
Thomas Henshaw, age 18, born in Ohio; clerk.
There were 26 adults living in this dwelling, seemingly a boarding house.  

Thomas was shown in the 1870 census (Jun 9 1870), living alone in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona Territory:4

Henshaw, Thos P., age 38, born in Ohio; book keeper; $150 personal property.

Thomas was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 14 1880), living in the household of Dean Locke (apparently his employer), San Joaquin County, California:5

Henshaw, Thomas, clerk, age 47, born in Ohio; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in New York; single; grocer's clerk.

Thomas Phelps Henshaw died May 4 1900, Lockeford, San Juaquin County, California; age 68 years, 8 months, 4 days [sic].1,2  


  2. Contribution from Sabra Serrin Fawcett () citing:
    The old family bible belonging to Joshua Henshaw.
  3. 1850 census, Boston 6th Ward, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; roll 336, page 330, dwelling #69.
  4. 1870 census, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona Territory; roll M593-46, page 55B, line #31, dwelling #337, family #336.
  5. 1880 census, Elliot Township, San Joaquin County, California; roll T9-80, ED 103, page 176B, line #43, dwelling #14, family #14.
  6. 1850 census, Boston 10th Ward, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; roll 337, page 364, dwelling #540.

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