Sarah Henshaw

                                             ┌── John Henshaw
                                             │    1762-1804 
                       ┌── William Henshaw ──┤
                       │                     │
                       │                     └── Patty Newman
                       │                          1757-1805 
Sarah Henshaw ─────────┤
B: 1807 
D: 1871 
M: Henry Towles Snyder

Sarah Henshaw     [ID 08833] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Sarah Henshaw1 [Sally Henshaw2,3, Sallie Henshaw1].

Born 18071 [18133].  

She married Henry Towles Snyder, Jan 12 1829, Madison County, Virginia.1,2,3  Henry, son of Robert Snyder & Lucy Utz, was born Dec 24 1804, Madison County, Virginia.3,4  


Margaret Ann Snyder, born Jan 11 1830, Madison County, Virginia; died Nov 10 1864, Boone County, Kentucky; married Simeon Aylor, Oct 26 1848, Boone County, Kentucky. 3
Frances Jane Snyder, born Oct 15 1834; married Joshua Zimmerman Tanner. 1

Sarah Henshaw died 1871, Boone County, Kentucky.3,4  

Henry died 1891.3  

The following biography of Henry Snyder appeared in a Kentucky state history book:4

HENRY T. SNYDER was born in Madison County, Va., December 24, 1804.  He is the eldest of a family of six children born to Robert and Lucy (Utz) Snyder, both natives of Madison County, Va.  Robert Snyder was a farmer in Virginia, where he lived and died.  His wife died in Boone County, Ky., in 1871.  Henry T. Snyder was brought up in Virginia, and received his education there.  He followed farming in Virginia until 1847, when he moved to Kentucky, and settled in Boone County near where he now resides.  He moved to his present, beautiful residence about 1877, where he has four acres of ground.  In 1828 he was married to Sarah Henshaw, a daughter of William Henshaw, of Virginia.  To this union thirteen children were born: Margaret A., William R., Henry, Frances J., James P., Julius F., George A., John E., Sarah E., Virginia E., Uriah C., Octavo and an infant.  Mrs. Snyder died in 1871, and in 1872 Mr Snyder married Nannie J. Durham, of Dillsboro, Ind.  Mr. Snyder is a member of the Baptist Church. Politically he is a Democrat.


  1. Tanner database:
  2. "Virginia Marriage Index, 1740-1850", Ancestry, Inc.
  3. Posting Oct 3 2011 by "Verna" () to GERMANNA_COLONIES-L.
  4. Posting Jun 17 1977 by Sandi Gorin () on KYBIOGRAPHIES citing:
    "Kentucky: A History of the State", Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 7th ed., 1887.

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