William Henshaw

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William Henshaw ───┤
B: 1839            │
D: <1910           │
                   └── Elizabeth -
                       c1806-?    
M: Mary -
   └── Samuel Carlton Henshaw (1887-1928) 1,2

William Henshaw     [ID 09434] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct - 1839, Connecticut.1,3,4,5  (c1843).6  

William and sister Mary were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 10-11 1880), Southport, Fairfield County, Connecticut:4

Henshaw, Mary C., age 41, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; single; keeps house.
Henshaw, William, brother, age 40, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; single; travels with circus.
Bulkley, Charlott, boarder, age 36, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; widow; servant.
For some reason they were doubly-enumerated in 1880, recorded again a few pages later on Jun 12 1880:5
Henshaw, William, age 40, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; single; travels with circus.
Henshaw, Mary C., sister, age 41, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; single; school teacher.
Bulkley, Charlott, boarder, age 36, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; widow; house keeper.
Living next door in 1880 was the family of brother Edward.7  

He married Mary -, about 1885.1  Mary was born Apr - 1846, Connecticut.1,8  (c1845).2  

William and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 8 1900), Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut:1

Henshaw, William, head-of-household, age 60, born Oct 1839 in Connecticut; father born in New York; mother born in Connecticut; married 15 years; occupation: capitalist; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Mary L., wife, age 54, born Apr 1846 in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; married 15 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Samuel C., son, age 12, born Nov 1887 in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; attended school 10 months.
Henshaw, Katherine, sister, age 63, born Oct 1836 in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; single; occupation: teacher.
Knuteloka [unclear], Erni [unclear], female, age 20, born Nov 1879 in Poland; parents born in Poland; immigrated 1899; occupation: servant; cannot speak English.

William Henshaw died before Apr 25 1910.2,8  

Widow Mary was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 25 1910), living alone in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut:8

Henshaw, Mary A., head-of-household, age 64 [unclear], born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; widow; 1 child, 1 living; occupation: own income; owned home (free).

Widow Mary was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 27 1920), living with the family of son Samuel in New Canaan Township, Fairfield County, Connecticut:2

Henshaw, Mary [..middle initial unclear..], mother, age 75, born in Connecticut; parents born in Connecticut; widow.


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut; roll T623-133, ED 68, page 9A, line #8, dwelling #184, family #197.
  2. 1920 census, New Canaan Township, Fairfield County, Connecticut; roll T625-178, ED 130, page 19A, line #74, dwelling #382, family #385.
  3. 1850 census, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut; roll 38, page 23, dwelling #349.
  4. 1880 census, Southport, Fairfield County, Connecticut; roll T9-0096, ED 140, page 35B, line #38, dwelling #242, family #247.
  5. 1880 census, Southport, Fairfield County, Connecticut; roll T9-0096, ED 140, page 37A, line #15, dwelling #470, family #478.
  6. 1870 census, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut; roll M593-97, page 457, line #33, dwelling #168, family #170.
  7. 1880 census, Southport, Fairfield County, Connecticut; roll T9-0096, ED 140, page 37A, line #10, dwelling #469, family #477.
  8. 1910 census, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut; roll T624-127, ED 77, page 149A, line #31, dwelling #113, family #117.


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