1. J. Henshaw (1833-?) +B. Monck 2.. G. W. Henshaw
|J. Henshaw     [ID 12760]||Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view:|
Born 1833, Bourbon County, Kentucky.a
He married B. Monck, 1859.a
A biographical sketch of J. Henshaw was included in the "History of the State of Kansas" by William G. Cutler (first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL):a
J. HENSHAW, farmer, Section 26, P. O. Otto, was born in Bourbon County, Ky., in 1833, and is of English descent; and in 1852 removed to California, where he remained several years, and upon his return in 1859, married Miss B. Monck, and engaged in mercantile pursuits until breaking-out of the war, when he disposed of his business and removed to Missouri, and in September, 1862, enlisted in Company C, Ninth Missouri Volunteer Infantry, and served with his regiment in all its engagements till August, 1865, when he was mustered out.    He soon after engaged in business in Westport, removing to Kansas in 1871, and locating upon a farm in Doniphan County, and in 1878 located upon his present home.    He has one son, G. W., who is married residing upon a farm in Liberty Township, this county.    Mr. Henshaw has a well cultivated farm and well shaded by 1,200 to 1,500 forest trees.    He is a member of Winfield Post, G. A. R., and also of the M. E. Church.
(a) William Cutler's "History of the State of Kansas"; The Kansas Collection:
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