Chaney Gatewood Henshaw

                                                       ┌── John Henshawc1728-1790 
                             ┌── Charles Lee Henshaw ──┤
                             │   c1776-1829            │
                             │                         └── Rachel Lee Boulware
                             │                             c1730-1794 
Chaney Gatewood Henshaw ─────┤
B: c1799                     │
D: 1837                      │
                             └── Elizabeth Gatewood
                                 c1770-1826 
M: Mary Helen "Polly" Motley
   ├── Virginia Mercer Henshaw (1831-1903) 1,2
   ├── Jesse Henshaw  2
   ├── Lucy Ann Henshaw (c1832-?) 2,3,4
   ├── Robert C. Henshaw (c1834-1863) 2,3,4
   └── Thomas Elmore Henshaw (1836-1893) 2,3

Chaney Gatewood Henshaw     [ID 07579] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Chaney Gatewood Henshaw2,5,6 [Cheney Gatewood Henshaw1].

Born about 17995 [18012], Essex County, Virginia5.  

He married Mary Helen "Polly" Motley1,2 [Helen Motley6].  Mary, daughter of Edwin Motley & Elizabeth Kidd6,7, was born about 18016,7 [about 18043, about 18064], Essex County, Virginia6,7.  

Chaney Gatewood Henshaw died Apr 7 18378 [Apr 5 18372,5,6, May 7 18376], King And Queen County, Virginia8.  

Widow Polly and family were shown in the 1850 census (Nov 29 1850), Drysdale Parish, King and Queen County, Virginia:3

Mrs. Polly Henshaw, age 46, born in Virginia; $8,000 real estate.
Lucy Ann Henshaw, age 18, born in Virginia.
Robert Henshaw, age 16, born in Virginia; attended school.
Thomas Henshaw, age 14, born in Virginia; attended school.
Slaves:9
Mrs. Polly H. Henshaw household:
1 black male age 70.
1 black male age 55.
1 black male age 48.
1 black male age 38.
1 black male age 28.
1 black male age 24.
1 black male age 20.
1 black male age 17.
1 black male age 15.
1 black male age 17.
1 black male age 12.
1 black male age 5.
1 black male age 4.
1 black male age 1.
1 black female age 50.
1 black female age 46.
1 black female age 42.
1 black female age 29.
1 black female age 30.
1 black female age 21.
1 black female age 20.
1 black female age 16.
1 black female age 10.
1 black female age 7.
1 black female age 4.
1 black female age 3.
1 black female age 2.
1 black male age 72.

Widow Polly and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 27 1860), King and Queen County, Virginia:4

Mary H Henshaw, age 54, born in Virginia; $9,600 real estate; $16,926 personal property.
Robert C Henshaw, age 25, born in Virginia; farmer.
Lucy A Henshaw, age 22, born in Virginia.
Slaves:10
Mary H. Henshaw household:
1 black male age 75.
1 black male age 42.
1 black male age 35.
1 black male age 30.
1 black male age 22.
1 black male age 10.
1 black male age 35.
1 black male age 25.
1 black male age 23.
1 black male age 16.
1 black male age 25.
1 black male age 15.
1 black female age 80.
1 black female age 60.
1 black female age 5.
1 black female age 8.
1 black female age 26.
1 black female age 25.
1 black female age 28.
1 black female age 12.
1 black female age 35.
1 black male age 13.
1 black male age 26.
1 black male age 65 [or 45 - unclear].
1 black female age 35.
1 black female age 28.
1 black female age 1.
1 black female age 1.
1 black female age 2.
1 black female age 4.
1 black female age 14.
1 black female age 2.
5 slave houses.

Mary died Aug - 18678 [18692].

(photo)Photo: Chaney Gatewood Henshaw family bible, page 1 8

(photo)Photo: Chaney Gatewood Henshaw family bible, page 2 8

(photo)Photo: Chaney Gatewood Henshaw family bible, page 3 8

(photo)Photo: Chaney Gatewood Henshaw family bible, page 4 8


Sources

  1. Posting Jun 14 2004 by Roane Hunt () to VA-GGS-L.
  2. Contribution from Jane Bennett ().
  3. 1850 census, Drysdale Parish, King and Queen County, Virginia; roll M432-954, page 200, line #30, dwelling #846, family #846.
  4. 1860 census, Newtown P.O., King and Queen County, Virginia; roll M653-1357, page 434, line #9, dwelling #69, family #69.
  5. Contribution from Charles Ruffin Henshaw Jr..
  6. LDS IGI, citing: member submission.
  7. Posting Nov 28 2007 by "oclarke11" () to the Henshaw message board:
    http://boards.rootsweb.com/postmessage.aspx?p=surnames.henshaw&m=171.
  8. Henshaw family Bible record, 1826-1893; Library of Virginia, Bible Records:
    http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whatwehave/vital.
  9. 1850 census Slave Schedule, Drysdale Parish, King and Queen County, Virginia.
  10. 1860 census Slave Schedule, Drysdale Parish, King and Queen County, Virginia.


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