James Avard Henshaw

                                                   ┌── Samuel Henshaw
                        ┌── John Edward Henshaw ───┤
                        │    1796-1891             │
                        │                          └── Sarah Elizabeth Morgan
James Avard Henshaw ────┤
B: 1824                 │                          ┌── Abel Beal
D: 1904                 │                          │
                        └── Abigail Sophia Beals ──┤
                            c1796-1884             │
                                                   └── Abigail Kent
M: Zernah Elizabeth Apt
   ├── Loretta Henshaw (c1851-?) 1
   ├── Edward A. Henshaw (c1854-1877) 1
   ├── Roland H. Henshaw (1856-1951) 1,2
   ├── Sarah Henshaw (c1861-?) 1,2
   └── Bertha Henshaw (1876-1876) 1

M: Wealthy M. -

James Avard Henshaw     [ID 09174] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul 5 1824, Clements, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.2,3  

He married Zernah Elizabeth Apt1 [Sarah Apt4], Mar 2 18471.  [marriage bond date].  James' father Edward Henshaw also signed the marriage bond.1  

Zernah died before 1881.2  

Widower James and family were shown in the 1881 census, Clementsport, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia:2

James A. Henshaw, age 57, born in Nova Scotia; ethnic: English; religion: Methodist, Canada; widower; farmer.
Roland Henshaw, age 25, born in Nova Scotia; ethnic: English; religion: Methodist, Canada; seaman.
Sarah Henshaw, age 20, born in Nova Scotia; ethnic: English; religion: Methodist, Canada.

He then married Wealthy M. -, Jun 15 1886, Barton, Digby County, Nova Scotia.5  Wealthy, daughter of David + Jane -, was born Mar 29 1834, Brighton, Digby County, Nova Scotia.3  Wealthy had been previously married to a -- Ring.1  

James Avard Henshaw died Sep 1 1904, age 76 years.6  


  1. Contribution from Tim Sanford ().
  2. 1881 LDS census index, Clementsport, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia; NA film C-13172, district 16, sub-district H, page 30, household #160.
  3. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    T-6446. 1901 census, Clements West, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia; page 7.
  4. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    Annapolis County births, 1876, #251 (parents listed as James Henshaw and Sarah Apt).
  5. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    Digby County Marriages.
  6. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    cemetery inscription, Clementsport United Cemetery, Clementsport.

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