William Maurice Henshaw

                                                       ┌── John Edward Henshaw
                                                       │    1796-1891 
                           ┌── Jesse Warren Henshaw ───┤
                           │   c1831-1908              │
                           │                           └── Abigail Sophia Beals
                           │                               c1796-1884 
William Maurice Henshaw ───┤
B: 1855                    │                           ┌── Thomas Berry
D: 1923                    │                           │
                           └── Asenath Adeline Berry ──┤
                                1834-1873              │
                                                       └── Mary Ann Burrell
M: Nancy L. Beals
   ├── Nettie S. Henshaw (1881-1946) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Mary Emma Henshaw (1884-?) 1,2,3,4,5

M: Mary Adeline Beals
   ├── Lawrence LeRoy Henshaw (1890-1955) 1,2,3,4
   └── Clarence Victor Henshaw (1897-1937) 1,2,3,4

William Maurice Henshaw     [ID 09146] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 23 1855, Nova Scotia.4,6  (1854).3,7  

He married Nancy L. Beals, Feb 20 1879, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.1,3,5,8,9  (recorded apparently in error as Mary Beals in the Annapolis County marriage records).10  Nancy, daughter of Edward Beals & Sarah Lovenia Chute, was born Jun 23 1858, Nova Scotia, Canada.3,9,10,11  

William Henshaw was shown in the 1881 Nova Scotia census as follows:9,12

Age 29, born in Nova Scotia.
Ethnic origin: English.
Occupation: Seaman.
Nancy is shown as:
Age 24, born in Nova Scotia.
Ethnic origin: English.

Nancy died Dec 20 1886.3  

He then married Mary Adeline Beals, Nov 21 1889, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.13  Mary, daughter of Edward Beals & Sarah Lovenia Chute, was born Oct 21 1864, Nova Scotia.3  (Oct 21 1865).4,6  (1863).7  

William and family were shown in the 1901 census, Bear River, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia:4

William Henshaw, head-of-household, born Aug 23 1855, Nova Scotia.
Mary Henshaw, wife, born Oct 21 1865, Nova Scotia.
Nettie Henshaw, daughter, born Aug 9 1881, Nova Scotia.
May Henshaw, daughter, born Apr 27 1884, Nova Scotia.
Le Roy Henshaw, son, born Feb 27 1890, Nova Scotia.
Clarence Henshaw, son, born Nov 27 1897, Nova Scotia.

William Maurice Henshaw died Aug 27 1923, buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.14  (burial date).  

Mary died Jan 18 1940, buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.3,7  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Tim Sanford ().
  2. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    Obituary of Nettie S. Henshaw, The Digby Courier.
  3. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Sharon Molesworth().
  4. 1901 census, Bear River, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia; film T-6446, Division 1, page 10, entry #25, family #115; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    Charles Ramsay Funeral Records, vol. 3, p. 54.
  6. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    T-6446. 1901 census, Bear River, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia; pg 15.
  7. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    cemetery inscription, Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River, Annapolis County.
  8. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    Annapolis County Marriage Records, 1879.
  9. 1881 census, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada; Nova Scotia GenWeb site:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~nsannapo/census/hessian81.html.
  10. Annapolis County Marriages, 1879; Canada GenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~canwgw/archives/ns/AnnapolisMarriages1879.xls.
  11. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    C-13172. 1881 census, Hessian Line, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia; page 11 (age 24).
  12. 1881 LDS census index, Hessian Line, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia; film C-13172, district 16, sub-district I, page 11, household #44.
  13. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    Annapolis County Marriage Records, 1889.
  14. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    PANS Micro: Biography, Ramsay, William and Charles Funeral Records, Vol. 1, page 41;
    cemetery inscription, Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River, Annapolis County.


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