Jefferson Henshaw

                                          ┌── Nathaniel Henshaw
                                          │    1769-1838 
                     ┌── Harry Henshaw ───┤
                     │    1792-?          │
                     │                    └── Mary Redmond
                     │                        c1770-1814 
Jefferson Henshaw ───┤
B: 1824              │
D: 1909              │
                     └── Minerva Fuller
                         c1792-?    
M: Nancy Anna Selby
   ├── Franklin Henshaw (c1855-?) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Margaret M. Henshaw (1856-1947) 1,2,3,5
   ├── Elizabeth Urania Henshaw (1858-?) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Ida Fadelia Henshaw (1859-1934) 1,2,3,5
   ├── Fannie A. Henshaw (c1862-?) 1,3,4,5
   └── Edward J. Hinshaw (1863-?) 3,4,5

Jefferson Henshaw     [ID 09730] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 16 18242,3,4,6,7,8 [about 18279], Athens County, Ohio2,3,4,6,7,8.  

In the 1850 census Jefferson was shown age 23, still living in his parents' household.  His occupation was shown as "carriage maker"9 (as was his brother William).10  

He married Nancy Anna Selby1 [Anna Selby7,11], Jul 16 18541, Athens County, Ohio1.  Nancy, daughter of Wilson Selby & Margaret Shields, was born Dec 4 1836, Rown Township, Athens County, Ohio.1,2,3,4,6,7,8,11,12,13  

Jefferson and Nancy Anna and family were shown in the 1860 census, Cass Township, Wapello County, Iowa:2

Jefferson Henshaw, age 35, born in Ohio; wagon maker; $1000 real estate; $190 personal property.
Anna Henshaw, age 23, born in Ohio.
Franklin Henshaw, age 5, born in Ohio.
Margaret Henshaw, age 3, born in Iowa.
Urana Henshaw, age 2, born in Iowa.
Ida F Henshaw, age 6 months, born in Iowa.
Living next door was the family of Jefferson's sister Urina, including widowed mother Minerva Henshaw.14  

Jefferson and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 14 1870), Clayton Township, Adams County, Illinois.3  

Henshaw, Jefferson, age 45, born in Ohio; wagon maker; $600 real estate; $200 personal property.
Henshaw, Anne, age 33, born in Ohio; keeping house.
Henshaw, Franklin, age 14, born in Ohio; works in factory; attended school.
Henshaw, Margaret M., age 13, born in Iowa; attended school.
Henshaw, Urene E., age 12, born in Iowa; attended school.
Henshaw, Ida F., age 10, born in Iowa; attended school.
Henshaw, Fannie A., age 8, born in Iowa; attended school.
Henshaw, Eddie J., age 6, born in Illinois; attended school.

Jefferson and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 10 1880), Houston Township, Adams County, Illinois.4  

Henshaw, Jefferson, age 55, born in Ohio; father born in New York; mother born in Connecticut; farmer.
Henshaw, Annie, wife, age 43, born in Ohio; father born in Virginia; mother born in Tennessee; keeping house.
Henshaw, Franklin, son, age 25, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; single; railroad conductor.
Henshaw, Fannie, daughter, age 18, born in Iowa; parents born in Ohio.
Henshaw, Edward, son, age 16, born in Illinois; parents born in Ohio.
Potter, John, son in law, age 25, born in Illinois; [parents birthplaces blank]; telegraph operator.
Potter, Urania E., daughter, age 22, born in Iowa; parents born in Ohio; keeping house.
Potter, Sencer [unclear] F., grand son, age 2 months, born Mar 1880 in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Iowa.

Jefferson and Annie were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), Shelbina, Shelby County, Missouri.6  

Henshaw, Jefferson [unclear], head-of-household, age 75, born Aug 1824 in Ohio; parents born in New York; married 45 years; [occupation blank]; rented home.
Henshaw, Annie, wife, age 63, born Dec 1836 in Ohio; father born in Virginia; mother born in Tenn [or Penn - unclear]; married 45 years; 6 children, 6 living.

Jefferson Henshaw died Jun 16 19098,11 [Jun 6 19097], Golden, Adams County, Illinois8,11; age 84y 10m8,11.  

Widow Anna was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), living alone in Golden, Adams County, Illinois:12

Henshaw, Anna, head-of-household, age 73, born in Ohio; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Ohio; widow; 6 children, 6 living; occupation: own income; owned home (mortgaged).
Living nearby in 1910 was daughter Margaret and her husband.15  

Widow Anna was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), living alone in Golden, Adams County, Illinois:13

Henshaw, Anna S., head-of-household, age 83, born in Ohio; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Pennsylvania; widow; owned home (free); occupation: none.
Living nearby in 1920 was daughter Margaret and her husband.16  

Nancy died Jul 12 1920, at her home, Golden, Adams County, Illinois; age 83y 7m 8d.7,8,11,17  

Anna's obituary was published in "The Camp Point Journal" (Camp Point, Adams County, Illinois) on July 5, 192011 (see below).

(photo)Photo: Anna (Selby) Henshaw obituary "The Camp Point Journal", Jul 5 1920 11


Sources

  1. Contribution from Shaunee Power ().
  2. 1860 census, Cass Township, Wapello County, Iowa; page 591, line #9, dwelling #17, family #17.
  3. 1870 census, Clayton P.O., Clayton Township, Adams County, Illinois; roll M593-186, page 68, line #27, dwelling #152, family #140.
  4. 1880 census, Houston Township, Adams County, Illinois; roll T9-0174, ED 11, page 170C, line #8, dwelling #213, family #213.
  5. Obituary of Nancy Anna (Selby) Henshaw.
  6. 1900 census, Shelbina, Salt River Township, Shelby County, Missouri; roll T623-903, ED 163, page 6B, line #71, dwelling #150, family #152.
  7. http://www.findagrave.com.
  8. Contribution from Mickey Downing (), citing:
    "Cemeteries of Adams County", Vol. V, page 75.
  9. 1850 census, Canaan Township, Athens County, Ohio; page 36A, line #19, dwelling #484, family #500.
  10. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing: 1850 census.
  11. Obituary of Anna Selby Henshaw; "The Camp Point Journal", Jul 5 1920;
    scan courtesy of Mickey Downing ().
  12. 1910 census, Golden, Precinct 2, North East Township, Adams County, Illinois; roll T624-229, ED 23, page 2A, line #37, family #41.
  13. 1920 census, Golden, Precinct 2, Northeast Township, Adams County, Illinois; roll T625-296, ED 22, page 2A, line #26, dwelling #33, family #37.
  14. 1860 census, Cass Township, Wapello County, Iowa; page 591, line #4, dwelling #16, family #16.
  15. 1910 census, Golden, Precinct 2, North East Township, Adams County, Illinois; roll T624-229, ED 23, page 2A, line #47, family #45.
  16. 1920 census, Golden, Precinct 2, Northeast Township, Adams County, Illinois; roll T625-296, ED 22, page 2A, line #40, dwelling #36, family #42.
  17. State of Illinois; Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950:
    http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/idphdeathsrch.html.


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