James Henshaw

                                                    ┌── John Henshaw
                                                    │              
                                ┌── John Henshaw ───┤
                                │    1798-1834      │
                                │                   └── Elizabeth Newman
                                │                                  
James Henshaw ──────────────────┤
B: 1823                         │                   ┌── Francis Cowherd
D: 1886                         │                   │
                                └── Sarah Cowherd ──┤
                                     1793-1838      │
                                                    └── Lucy Scott
M: Margret -

M: Amanda M. -
   ├── Eugene Henshaw (1856-1876) 1,2
   ├── Alice A. Henshaw (1856-?) 1,2

M: Elizabeth "Betty" McWilliams
   ├── Eddy Henshaw (1858-1861) 1
   ├── Ernest Ethelbert Henshaw (1858-1913) 1,2

M: Nancy McWilliams
   ├── Frances Estelle Henshaw (1863-1937) 1,2
   ├── Richard Dudley Henshaw (1864-1942) 1,2,3
   ├── Maud Henshaw (1866-?) 1,2
   └── William Ernest Henshaw (1868-?) 1,2

James Henshaw     [ID 08302] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 3 1823, Culpepper County, Virginia.1,2,4  (c1825).5  

He married Margret -.6  Margret was born about 1818, Kentucky.6  

James and Margret were shown in the 1850 census, Clinton County, Missouri:6

James Henshaw, age 36, born in Virginia; farmer; $3000 real estate.
Margret [unclear] Henshaw, age 32, born in Kentucky.
William Moore [unclear], age 8; attended school.
Slaves:7
James Henshaw:
1 mulatto female age 32.
1 black male age 20.
1 mulatto male age 13.
1 black female age 9.
1 black male age 7.
1 black female age 5.
1 black female age 3.
1 black male age 1 month.

He then married Amanda M. -.1  (possibly Amanda M. Bull).1  Amanda was born 1833.1  

Amanda died Nov 5 1857, Clinton County, Missouri; buried Log Church Cemetery, Clinton County, Missouri.1,8  

He then married Elizabeth "Betty" McWilliams, Mar 25 1858, Clinton County, Missouri.1,9  Elizabeth, daughter of John Cleveland McWilliams & Nancy Hockaday, was born about 1836, Madison County, Kentucky.10  

James was shown in the 1860 census, Plattsburg P.O., Shoul Township, Clinton County, Missouri:5

James Henshaw, age 35, born in Virginia; farmer; $3000 real estate; $9000 personal property.
Wm Moore, age 18, born in Missouri; s teacher.
Peter Taylor, age 48, black, born in Kentucky; laborer.
Slaves:11
James Henshaw:
1 black female age 45.
1 mulatto male age 21.
1 black male age 17.
1 black female age 14.
1 black male age 9.
1 black female age 10.
1 black female age 7.
1 black female age 6.
1 black male age 3.
1 black male age 3.

Living nearby in 1860 was the family of Henry R. Henshaw,12 possibly a brother.13  

He then married Nancy McWilliams1,14 [Nannie McWilliams3,14], about 18621,14, Clinton County, Missouri1,14.  Nancy, daughter of John Cleveland McWilliams & Nancy Hockaday, was born about 1839, Madison County, Kentucky.2,4,10  Nannie was Betty's younger sister.1  

James and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 15 1870), Clinton County, Missouri:2

Henshaw, James, age 47, born in Virginia; farmer; $9000 real estate; $2000 personal property.
Henshaw, Nancy, age 31, born in Kentucky; keeps house.
Henshaw, Eugene, age 14, born in Missouri; attended school.
Henshaw, Alice, age 14, born in Missouri; attended school.
Henshaw, Earnest, age 11, born in Missouri; attended school.
Henshaw, Fanny, age 7, born in Missouri; attended school.
Henshaw, Richard, age 6, born in Missouri; attended school.
Henshaw, Maud, age 4, born in Missouri.
Henshaw, Willie, age 2, born in Missouri.
Duncan, Ian, age 23, born in Missouri; "work for"; $500 personal property.

James and family were again shown in the 1880 census, Shoal Township, Clinton County, Missouri:4

Henshaw, James, age 57, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; farmer.
Henshaw, Nancy, wife, age 40, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; keeping house.
Henshaw, Earnest, son, age 21, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Kentucky; laborer.
Henshaw, Richard, son, age 15, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Kentucky; laborer.
Henshaw, William, son, age 12, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Kentucky; attended school.
Henshaw, Alice, daughter, age 24, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Kentucky.
Henshaw, Fannie, daughter, age 18, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in Kentucky.
McWilliams, Nan, mother-in-law, age 84, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; widow.

James Henshaw died Oct 26 1886, Douglas, Butler County, Kansas.1  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Jackie (Mackey) Brandt ().
  2. 1870 census, Clinton County, Missouri; page 142, line #20, dwelling #74, family #76.
  3. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  4. 1880 LDS census index, Shoal Township, Clinton County, Missouri; roll T9-0682, page 509B.
  5. 1860 census, Shoul Township, Clinton County, Missouri; page 143, line #1, dwelling #73, family #73.
  6. 1850 census, Clinton County, Missouri (page 420/837):
    http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mackley/Mo1850Jpegs/Clinton50/ClintonP837.jpg.
  7. 1850 Slave Schedule, District 16, Clinton County, Missouri.
  8. "Missouri Cemetery Records", Vol. II; http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
  9. "Missouri, 1851-1900 Marriage Index".
  10. Contribution from Jackie (Mackey) Brandt () citing:
    1850 census, Madison County, Kentucky.
  11. 1860 Slave Schedule, Shoul Township, Clinton County, Missouri.
  12. 1860 census, Shoul Township, Clinton County, Missouri; page 136, line #10, dwelling #23, family #23.
  13. Speculation.
  14. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Missouri.


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