William Henshaw B: c1809 D: 1864 M: Sarah A. Caldwell ├── Washington Henshaw (c1845-?) 1,2 ├── Mary E. Henshaw (c1847-?) 1,2 ├── John Henshaw (c1849-?) 1,2,3,4 ├── William Henshaw (c1851-?) 2 ├── Levi Henshaw (c1854-?) 2,3,4 └── Sarah M. Henshaw (1857-1858) 5,6
|William Henshaw [ID 08070]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born about 1809, Tennessee.1,2 (Kentucky).4
He married Sarah A. Caldwell, Aug 24 1843, Cooper County, Missouri.7 Sarah was born about 1820, Kentucky.1,2,4 (c1818).3
William and family were shown in the 1850 census (Nov 20 1850), Cooper County, Missouri:1
William Henshaw was listed in "Cooper County Justices of the Peace, 1850-1857", and also in "Cooper County Justices of the Peace, 1858-1865".9
William and family were shown in the 1860 census (Sep 3 1860), Cooper County, Missouri:2
William Henshaw died Sep - 1864, Saline Township, Cooper County, Missouri.11
William's death was mentioned in the book "A History of Cooper Co. Missouri", as follows:11
This (Saline) township as well as the rest of the County, had its troubles in the late civil war. There were 9 union and 3 southern men killed within its borders. The Southern men who were killed were, Benjamin Hill, William Henshaw, and Radford Bass. These men were murdered at or near their homes, about the last of September 1864 by a scouting party of union soldiers, being under the command of Col. Hall, Missouri State Militia. They were not belligerents, and the cause of their being slain is unknown.
Widow Sarah and sons were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 28 1870), Ionia, Pettis County, Missouri:3
Widow Sarah and sons were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 7 1880), Elk Fork Township, Pettis County, Missouri:4
Note: Rebecca Henshaw #4189 was also born in Tennessee about the same time, and also settled in Cooper County, Missouri. This William might be the same as Rebecca's brother, William Henshaw #4190.12
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