Gilbert F. Henshaw

 1. G. Henshaw  m Margaret - (c1799-1866)
 2.. Gilbert F. Henshaw (c1830-<1890)
     +Cornelia Whiting (c1831-1902)
 3...  Anna Henshaw (1857-?) 1,2,3,4
 3...  Florian E. Henshaw (c1860-1890) 1,2,3,5
 3...  Katy A. Henshaw (1861-?) 2,3,4
 3...  Gilbert Irving Henshaw (c1863-?) 2,3
 3...  Daisy B. Henshaw (c1866-1890) 2,3,5
Gilbert F. Henshaw     [ID 10128] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Gilbert F. Henshaw1,5,6 [Gilbert T. Henshaw7].

Born about 1830, New York.1,2,3,6  

He married Cornelia Whiting, 1856.1,2,3,5,8  Cornelia was born about 1831, New York.2  (Feb - 1827).1,3,4  

Gilbert's marriage to Cornelia was reported in the "New York Herald" (New York, New York) on November 21 1856.8  

Gilbert and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 20 1860), New York, New York:1

Gilbert F. Henshaw, age 29, born in New York; merchant; $1000 personal property.
Cornelia Henshaw, age 33, born in New York.
Annie Henshaw, age 2, born in Connecticut.
Florine Henshaw, age 10 months, born in Connecticut.
Wm. Whiting, age 23, born in Connecticut; clerk.
Margaret Whiting, age 15, born in New York.
Rosa Laughlin, age 20, born in Ireland; domestic.

Gilbert and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 1870), living in the household of a William & Mary Beth in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut:2

Beth, William, age 47, born in Connecticut; [..unclear..] agent; $7000 real estate; $5000 personal property.
Beth, Mary A., age 48, born in Connecticut; keeping house.
Beth, Silas U., age 22, born in Connecticut; engineer.
Beth, George L., age 21, born in Connecticut; engineer.
Beth, Hannah, age 16, born in Connecticut; attended school.
Beth, Fred'c W., age 14, born in Connecticut; attended school.
Beth, Leonard, age 12, born in Connecticut; attended school.
Beth, Lilly, age 19, born in Connecticut; attended school.
Henshaw, Gilbert, age 40, born in New York; merchant.
Henshaw, Cornelia, age 39, born in New York.
Henshaw, Emma, age 26, born in New York.
Whitney, William, age 31, born in Connecticut; merchant.
Henshaw, Anna, age 12, born in Connecticut; attended school.
Henshaw, Florian, age 10, born in Connecticut; attended school.
Henshaw, Katy A., age 8, born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Irving, age 7, born in New York.
Henshaw, Daisy, age 4, born in New York.
Platt, Catharine, age 50, born in Connecticut.

Gilbert and family were shown in the 1880 census, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York:3

Henshaw, Gilbert F. [or T. - unclear], age 49, born in New York; parents born in New York; produce broker.
Henshaw, Cornalia H., wife, age 53, born in New York; parents born in New York; housekeeping.
Henshaw, Annie, daughter, age 22, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Florian E., son, age 20, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Katy G., daughter, age 18, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Gilbert Irving, son, age 17, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Daisey B., daughter, age 14, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Whiteny, Wm T., brother-in-law, age 42, born in Connecticut; parents born in New York; single; "no occupation".
Whitlow, Ellan, servant, age 28, born in Ireland; parents born in Ireland; servant.

Gilbert F. Henshaw died before Dec 25 1890, New York.5  

Cornelia and daughters were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 9 1900), Brooklyn, Kings County, New York:4

Henshaw, Cornalia W., head-of-household, age 73, born Feb 1827 in New York; parents born in New York; widow; 5 children, 2 living; rented home.
Henshaw, Annie M [initial unclear], daughter, age 42, born Sept 1857 in New York; parents born in New York; single.
Henshaw, Kate G, daughter, age 38, born Sept 1861 in New York; parents born in New York; single; occupation: public school teacher.

Cornelia died Aug 22 1902, New York, New York; age 75.9,10  

Cornelia's death was noted in the "Brooklyn Daily Eagle" (Brooklyn, New York) on Saturday, August 23, 1902 and on Sunday, August 24, 1902:10

HENSHAW -- On Friday, August 22, CORNELIA H., widow of Gilbert F. Henshaw.  

Services at her late residence, 519 Halsey st., Sunday, August 24, at 4 P.M.  Interment Monday at South Beach, Conn., on arrival of 10:04 train from Grand Central Station.


Sources

  1. 1860 census, Ward 9, District 1, New York, New York; roll M653-797, page 740, line #6, dwelling #439, family #948.
  2. 1870 census, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut; roll M593-97, page 604, line #16, dwelling #1236, family #1335.
  3. 1880 census, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T9-0844, page 288A, line #25, dwelling #303, family #392.
  4. 1900 census, 23rd Ward, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T623-1061, ED 408, page 9A, line #42, dwelling #115, family #190.
  5. Bobish, Sherri. "New York Times Marriage Notices and Obituaries, 1890".
    Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 2000. Taken from the New York Times, 1890.
  6. 1850 census, Ward 9, District 2, New York, New York; roll M432-543, page 245, line #25, dwelling #530, family #1101.
  7. 1880 LDS census index, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T9-0844, page 288A.
  8. Index to Marriages and Deaths in the New York Herald 1856-1863 Vol. 2; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. New York City Deaths, 1892-1902; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection; "Brooklyn Daily Eagle":
    http://www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/eagle.


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