George A. Henshaw

 1. G. Henshaw  m Margaret - (c1799-1866)
 2.. George A. Henshaw (1829-?)
     +Zuriah Edwards (c1836-<1900)
 3...  Ferrie Henshaw (1853-1922) 1,2
 3...  Elmira Z. Henshaw (c1855-?) 1,2,3
 3...  George Ernest Henshaw (1859-<1910) 1,2,3,4
 3...  Robert Hy Henshaw (1861-?) 2,3,4,5
 3...  Sarah L. Henshaw (1863-?) 2,3,5
 3...  Edward M. Henshaw (1866-?) 2,3
 3...  Jennie A. Henshaw (c1875-?) 3
George A. Henshaw     [ID 15200] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jan - 1829, New York.2,5  (c1828).1,3,6  

He married Zuriah Edwards7 [Zuviah Edwards1,3, Zuvirah Edwards2, Sophie Edwards4, Tanah Edwards4], Jan 4 18537, New York, New York7.  Zuriah was born about 1836, New York.1,2,3  

George and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 28 1860), New York City, New York:1

Geo. A. Henshaw, age 32, born in New York; neck tie maker; $5000 personal property.
Zuviah Henshaw, age 24, born in New York.
Ferrie Henshaw, male age 7, born in New York; attended school.
Elmira Henshaw, age 4, born in New York.
George Henshaw, age 1, born in New York.
Mary Strong, age 17, born in Ireland; seamstress.
Wilber F. Lewis, age 21, born in New York; clerk.
Sarah Galligan, age 20, born in Ireland; domestic.

George and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 8 1870), Morrisania, Westchester County, New York:2

Henshaw, Geo, age 40, born in New York; custom house broker.
Henshaw, Zuvirah, age 33, born in New York; keeps house; $5000 real estate; $2000 personal property.
Henshaw, Ferry, male age 17, born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Elmira, age 15, born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, George, age 11, born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Robert, age 9, born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Sarah, age 7, born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Edward, age 4, born in New York.
Downs, Bridget, age 30, born in Ireland; domestic servt.; cannot read or write.

George and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 7 1880), 145th St., Manhattan, New York City, New York:3

Henshaw, George A., age 52, born in New York; parents born in New York; "Custom H. Broker".
Henshaw, Zuviah E., wife, age 44, born in New York; parents born in New York; keeps house.
Henshaw, George E., son, age 21, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Robert H., son, age 19, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Todd, Elmira Z., daughter, age 24, born in New York; parents born in New York; widow.
Henshaw, Sarah L., daughter, age 16, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Edward M., son, age 13, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Todd, Henry B. Jr, grandson, age 11 months, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Jennie A., daughter, age 5, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Edwards, Mary J., sister-in-law, age 35, born in New York; parents born in New York; single.
Downs, Bridget, servant, age 40, born in Ireland; parents born in Ireland.

Zuriah died before Jun 13 1900.5  

Widower George was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 13 1900), living in the household of daughter Sarah in Union Township, Union County, New Jersey:5

Cummins, John, head-of-household, age 62, born May 1838 in Indiana; father born in Delaware; mother born in Ohio; married 5 years; occupation: lawyer; owned home (mortgaged).
Cummins, Sarah L., wife, age 36, born Oct 1863 in New York; parents born in New York; married 5 years; 3 children, 1 living.
Cummins, William A., son, age 4, born Apr 1896 in New Jersey; father born in Indiana; mother born in New York.
Henshaw, George A., father-in-law, age 71, born Jan 1829 in New York; parents born in New York; widower.
Henshaw, Robert H., brother-in-law, age 39, born Apr 1861 in New York; parents born in New York; single; occupation: customs broker.
Thompson, Jenny, servant, black, age 24, born Aug 1875 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; single; occupation: servant.


Sources

  1. 1860 census, 9th Ward, District 1, NYC, New York County, New York; page 851, line #4, dwelling #842, family #1829.
  2. 1870 census, Morrisania, Westchester County, New York; page 144B, line #24, dwelling #1300, family #1373.
  3. 1880 census, Manhattan, New York City, New York; roll T9-0899, ED 660, page 204B, line #14, dwelling #156, family #251.
  4. LDS IGI, citing: extracted marriage records Manhattan, New York, New York.
  5. 1900 census, Union Township, Union County, New Jersey; roll T623-997, ED 140, page 15A, line #27, dwelling #261, family #288.
  6. 1850 census, Ward 9, District 2, New York, New York; roll M432-543, page 245, line #25, dwelling #530, family #1101.
  7. New York City Marriages, 1600s-1800s; http://www.ancestry.com.


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