Lydia C. Henshaw

 1. Lydia C. Henshaw (1827-?)
    +Anthony Christy (1823-1873)
Lydia C. Henshaw     [ID 12005] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Mar - 1827, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4,5  

She married Anthony Christy, Dec 23 1846, New Castle County, Delaware.6,7  Anthony was born Oct 4 1823, Delaware.1,2,8  (c1825).3  

Child:

William H. Christy, born Oct 1846 [c1848], Delaware; married Rachel A. O'Daniel, c1881. 1,2,3,4,5,9

Lydia and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 16 1850), Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware:1

Anthony Christy, age 27, born in Delaware; cigar maker.
Lydia Christy, age 22, born in Pennsylvania.
William Christy, age 2, born in Delaware.

Lydia and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 20 1860), Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware:2

Anthony Christy, age 37, born in Delaware; segar m; $200 personal property.
Lydia C. Christy, age 33, born in Pennsylvania.
William H. Christy, age 13, born in Delaware.
Alhanna Burton, age 25, born in Delaware; shop c[..unclear..]; $200 personal property.
Amelia Burton, age 21, born in Delaware.
Edward Corlies, age 24, born in Pennsylvania; segar m.

Lydia and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 26 1870), Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware:3

Christy, Anthony, age 45, born in Delaware; cigar maker.
Christy, Lydia C., age 43, born in Pennsylvania.
Christy, Wm H., age 22, born in Delaware; cigar maker.
Maguire, Isaac, age 63, born in Pennsylvania; blacksmith.

Anthony died Jan 22 1873, buried Riverview Cemetery, 3300 North Market Street, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware.8  

Widow Lydia and son William were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 4 1880), 724 Bennett Street, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware:4

Christy, Lida C., age 53, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in "B" [??]; widow; keeping house.
Christy, William H., son, age 32, born in Delaware; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; cigar maker.

Widow Lydia and son William and his wife were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1 1900), 1015 Lombard Street, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware:5

Christy, William H., head-of-household, age 53, born Oct 1846 in Delaware; father born in Delaware; mother born in Pennsylvania; married 19 years; occupation: clerk, R.R.; owned home (mortgaged).
Christy, Rachel A., wife, age 40, born Oct 1859 in Delaware; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Delaware; married 19 years; no children.
Christy, Lydia C., mother, age 73, born Mar 1827 in Pennsylvania; father born in Germany; mother born in Pennsylvania; widow; 3 children, 1 living.

(photo)Photo: Anthony Christy gravestone Riverview Cemetery 8

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Sources

  1. 1850 census, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware; roll M432-53, page 85, line #31, dwelling #1248, family #1288.
  2. 1860 census, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware; roll M653-98, page 811, line #10, dwelling #1082, family #1168.
  3. 1870 census, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware; roll M593-121, page 165, line #22, dwelling #1140, family #1273.
  4. 1880 census, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware; roll T9-119, ED 17, page 9A, line #21, dwelling #143, family #169.
  5. 1900 census, 8th Ward, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware; roll T623-155, ED 32, page 1A, line #34, dwelling #12, family #12.
  6. "Marriage Index: District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, & Virginia, 1740-1920"; http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
  7. Delaware Marriages, 1645-1899; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com.
  9. 1910 census, 9th Ward, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware; roll T624-147, ED 57, page 10A, line #32, dwelling #220, family #231.


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