Amos Miller Henshaw

 1. Amos Miller Henshaw (c1836-1879)
    +Sarah Elizabeth Long (c1847-1911)
 2..  Henry William Henshaw (1864-1946) 1
 2..  Amos M. Henshaw (1866-1957) 1
 2..  Ira E. Henshaw (1869-?) 1
 2..  Ora May Henshaw (c1873-1954) 1,2
Amos Miller Henshaw     [ID 12260] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Amos Miller Henshaw3,4 [Amos Hanshaw5].

Born about 1836, Ohio.5,6  (c1835).7  (c1838).4  (Iowa).1  

Amos was shown in the 1850 census (Nov 9 1850), Hancock County, Illinois:6

Benjamin F Harrington, age 33, born in New York; engineer.
Marilla Harrington, age 18, born in New York.
Amos M Henshaw, age 17, born in Ohio; engineer.

Amos was shown in the 1860 census (Jul 16 1860), living in (or staying in) what seems to be a boarding house, Vacaville, Solano County, California:7

Amos Henshaw, age 25 [unclear], born in Ohio; engineer.

He married Sarah Elizabeth Long2,8,9,10 [Lizzie Long1].  Sarah, daughter of John Long, was born about 1847, Missouri.1,11,12  

On May 22 1867 Amos registered to vote in San Mateo County, California:4

Henshaw, Amos Miller, age 29, born in Ohio; teamster; native citizen; resident of Half Moon Bay.
On Oct 3 1868 Amos registered to vote in Santa Clara County, California:4
Henshaw, Amos Miller, age 30, born in Ohio; farmer; native citizen; resident of Santa Clara Township.

Amos Miller Henshaw died Dec 27 1879, Columbia County, Washington Territory; age 44.3,5  

Widow Lizzie and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 18 1880), Columbia County, Washington Territory:1

Henshaw, Lizzie, age 33, born in Missouri; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in -; widow.
Henshaw, H.W., son, age 14, born in California; father born in Iowa; mother born in Missouri; works at home; attended school.
Henshaw, A., son, age 12, born in California; father born in Iowa; mother born in Missouri; works at home; attended school.
Henshaw, Ira, son, age 10, born in California; father born in Iowa; mother born in Missouri; works at home; attended school.
Henshaw, Ora, daughter, age 7, born in Washington Territory; father born in Iowa; mother born in Missouri.

Lizzie and children were shown in the 1883 Washington territorial census, Columbia County, Washington:13

S. E. Henshaw, age 36, born in Missouri; married.
H.W. Henshaw, age 17, born in California.
A.M. Henshaw, age 15, born in California.
I.E. Henshaw, age 13, born in California.
O.M. Henshaw, age 10, born in Washington Territory.

Lizzie remarried to John M. Sachs, Jun 12 1884, Columbia County, Washington.11,14,15  

Lizzie's children were shown in the 1885 Washington territorial census (Jun 5 1885), Columbia County, Washington:16

Henry Henshaw, age 19, born in California.
Amos Henshaw, age 17, born in California.
Ira Henshaw, age 16, born in California.
Ora Henshaw, age 12, born in Washington Territory.

Lizzie and family were shown in the 1887 Washington territorial census (Jun 5 1885), Garfield County, Washington:15

John Sachs, age 24, born in Wisconsin.
S.E. Sachs, age 40, born in Missouri.
H.W. Henshaw, age 21, born in California.
A. Henshaw, age 20, born in California.
I.E. Henshaw, age 18, born in California.
O.M. Henshaw, age 13, born in Washington Territory.
Amie Sachs, age 2, born in Washington Territory.
Bessie Sachs, age 1, born in Washington Territory.

Lizzie was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 18 1910) living in the household of son William Henry in Colockum Precinct, Chelan County, Washington:11

Sachs, Lizzie S., mother [unclear], age 63, born in Missouri; father born in Illinois; mother born in Missouri; second marriage, married 25 years; 6 children, 5 living.

Sarah died Jan 1 1911, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington; age 62.12,17  

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Sources

  1. 1880 census, 3rd District, Columbia County, Washington Territory; ED 53; page 160A-B, line #47, dwelling #294, family #324.
  2. Death record for Ora May Henshaw.
  3. http://www.findagrave.com.
  4. California, Voter Registers, 1866-1898; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. 1880 census Mortality Schedule, Columbia County, Washington; MRT197-135663.
  6. 1850 census, Hancock County, Illinois; roll M432-109, page 385A, line #17, dwelling #1659, family #1661.
  7. 1860 census, Vacaville P.O., Vacaville Township, Solano County, California; roll M653-69, page 341, line #26, dwelling #173, family #187.
  8. Death record for John M. Sachs: Washington, Select Death Certificates, 1907-1960; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Death record for Amy (Sachs) Bullard: Washington, Select Death Certificates, 1907-1960; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Death record for Sarah Elizabeth Long: Washington, Select Death Certificates, 1907-1960; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. 1910 census, Colockum Precinct, Chelan County, Washington; roll T624-1654, ED 24, page 138B, line #71, dwelling #19, family #19.
  12. Death record for Sarah (Long) Sacks: Washington, Select Death Certificates, 1907-1960; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1883 Washington territorial census, Columbia County, Washington; roll V228-2, family #426.
  14. Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. 1887 Washington territorial census, Garfield County, Washington; roll V228-3.
  16. 1885 Washington territorial census, Columbia County, Washington; roll V228-2.
  17. Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960; http://www.ancestry.com.


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