Daniel Henshaw B: c1817 D: 1891 M: Emily - +-- James Gaston Henshaw, 1844-1903 +-- Americus Xaverus Henshaw, 1847-1910 +-- Solon C. Henshaw, c1850-1906 +-- Daniel G. Henshaw, c1853-?
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Born about 1817, Ohio.a,b    (c1819).c    (c1820).d
In 1844 Daniel was commissioned a captain in the Ohio state militia, as follows:e
In the Name and by the Authority of the State of Ohio.    Mordecai Bartley, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of said State.    To Daniel Henshaw Greeting: It appearing to me that you were duly elected on the 23rd day of September 1844, Captain of the [Mark] (unclear) Blues Co. 1st Rifle Battalion, 1st Brigade, and 22nd Division of the Militia of this State: Now Know You, that, by the powers vested in me by the Constitution and Laws of said State, and reposing special trust and confidence in your courage, activity, fidelity and good conduct, I do, by these presents, commission you as Captain of said Company for the term of Six Years, and hereby authorize and require you to discharge all and singular the duties and services appertaining to your said office, aggreably to law, and to obey such instructions as you shall, from time to time, receive from your superior officer.    In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my name, and caused the Great Seal of the State of Ohio to be affixed, at Columbus, the 28th day of June, in the Year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty five and in the 69th year of the Independence of the United States of America.
For the Governor: Sam Galloway, Secretary of State.
He married Emily -.a,b    Emily was born about 1817, Pennsylvania.a,d    (c1815, Pennsylvania).b
Daniel and family were shown in the 1850 census, Grant County, Wisconsin:a
Daniel and family were shown in the 1870 census, Chillicothe, Cass Township, Wapello County, Iowa:b
Daniel and Emily were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 12 1880), living with the family of son Americus in Bolton Township, Cowley County, Kansas:d
Daniel Henshaw died Mar 6 1891.j
In 1891 [date unclear], in Missouri, Emily Henshaw again applied for a pension as widow of veteran Daniel Henshaw.i
Emily died 1892.j
See also: John Henshaw who was also born in Wisconsin about the same time son Daniel was born in Wisconsin.    John might be an additional child.k
The following Henshaws were shown together with Daniel and Emily in an old family bible:j
See also: Harry Henshaw #4844 - his widow and two of his children were living very nearby to Daniel in 1860, Wapello County, Iowa.    Very probably closely related.l
(a) 1850 census, Grant County, Wisconsin; roll M432-998, page 3, line #15, dwelling #28, family #30.
(b) 1870 census, Chillicothe P.O., Cass Township, Wapello County, Iowa; page 45, line #16, dwelling #4, family #4.
(c) 1860 census, Cass Township, Wapello County, Iowa; page 590B, line #9, dwelling #10, family #10.
(d) 1880 census, Bolton Township, Cowley County, Kansas; roll T9-377, ED 170, page 459D, line #31, dwelling #107, family #108-109.
(e) Contribution from Donald Joseph Porter ().
(f) U.S. National Park Service - "Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System":
(g) "The American Civil War Research Database", Ancestry, Inc.
(h) 1870 census, Chillicothe P.O., Cass Township, Wapello County, Iowa; page 45, line #8, dwelling #9, family #9.
(i) National Archives and Records Administration. "General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934":
"Civil War Pension Index". [database] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
(j) Contribution from Donald Joseph Porter () citing:
Deaths recorded in an old family bible.
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