Richard W. Henshaw

Richard W.  Henshaw
B: c1800
D: 1877 
M: Ann Hyde
   ├── Frederic Henry Henshaw (1831-1893) 1,2,3
   ├── Ann Maria Henshaw (1833-?) 1,2,4,5
   └── Thomas Arnold Henshaw (1835-1909) 1,2,5,6,7

Richard W. Henshaw     [ID 09467] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born about 1800, England.1,2  

He married Ann Hyde.3,6,7  Ann was born about 1807, England.1,2  

Richard and Ann were from Birmingham, England.5  

Richard and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 7 1850), Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts:1

R.W. Henshaw, age 50, born in England; saw manufactory; $6000 real estate.
Ann Henshaw, age 43, born in England.
F.H. Henshaw, male, age 18, born in Massachusetts; clerk.
Ann M. Henshaw, age 16, born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Thomas A. Henshaw, age 15, born in Massachusetts; attended school.

Richard and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 23 1860), Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts:2

Richard W Henshaw, age 60, born in England; saw manufacturer; $12,900 real estate; $4000 personal property.
Ann Henshaw, age 53.
Frederic H Henshaw, age 28, born in Massachusetts; [.. occupation unclear ..].
Ann M. Henshaw, age 26, born in Massachusetts.
Thomas A. Henshaw, age 25, born in Massachusetts; saw manufacturer.

Richard and family were shown in the 1869 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:8

Henshaw, Brigham & Co. (Geo. Henshaw, C. L. Brigham, and J. H. Burt), drugs, paints and oils, 154 State
Henshaw Brothers & Co. (Isaac M. and Edward Henshaw), shoe machinery and findings, 83 Milk
Henshaw Charles Mrs. house 32 Shawmut avenue
Henshaw Charles C. Mrs. house 52 E. Chester Park
Henshaw Edward (Henshaw Bros. & Co.), 83 Milk, boards 32 Shawmut avenue
Henshaw Francis (Henshaw & Bro.), 5 Merchants' Exchange, house 37 West Cedar
Henshaw George (Henshaw, Brigham, & Co.), 154 State, boards 52 East Chester Park
Henshaw Isaac M. (Henshaw, Bros. & Co.), shoe findings, 83 Milk, boards 32 Shawmut avenue
Henshaw Joseph L. (Henshaw & Brother), 5 Merchants' Exchange, house 56 Chestnut
Henshaw Mary, widow, house 86 Hampshire
Henshaw Richard W. house 85 Revere
Henshaw Samuel Mrs. house 124 Charles
Henshaw Sarah A. assistant Chapman school, bds. 4 Marion, E. B.
Henshaw Thomas, marble-cutter, bds. 86 Hampshire
Henshaw Thomas A. (Henshaw & Co.), 31 Exchange, boards 85 Revere
Henshaw Wm. book-agent, 149 Washgton, house at Cambridge
Henshaw Wm. O. (A. S. & J. Brown), 110 State, house at Jamaica Plain
Henshaw & Brother (J. L. and F.), auctioneers and stockbrokers, 5 Merchants' Exchange
Henshaw & Co. (Thomas A. Henshaw and Edwin Fleming), saw manufacturers, 31 Exchange

Richard W. Henshaw died Oct 11 1877, at his home, 85 Revere St., Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; age 78y 7m 14d.9  

Ann died Oct 29 1892, at her home, 85 Revere St., Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; age 87y 1m 27d.9  

Richard's parents were a Thomas A. + Maria Henshaw of England.9  

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  1. 1850 census, 6th Ward, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; roll M432-336, page 360A, line #39, dwelling #422, family #506.
  2. 1860 census, 6th Ward, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; roll M653-521, page 799, line #7, dwelling #889, family #996.
  3. Frederic Henry Henshaw death record.
  4. Ann Maria Henshaw marriage record.
  5. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988;
  6. Thomas Arnold Henshaw marriage record.
  7. Thomas Arnold Henshaw death record.
  8. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995;
  9. Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915;

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