Cynthia L. Henshaw

 1. James Henshaw (c1808-<1900) m Lydia A. Pease (1808-1872)
 2.. Cynthia L. Henshaw (c1841-1896)
     +Isaac Bedal (1833-1917)
Cynthia L. Henshaw     [ID 17214] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 1841, New York.1,2  (c1839).3,4  

She married Isaac Bedal5 [Isaac Beadell3], Feb 3 18595, Princeton, Green Lake County, Wisconsin5.  (Jan 15 1859).6  (Feb 3 1858).7  Marriage performed by Rev. Norman Miller, a Congregational minister5 (or a Methodist minister; marriage reportedly performed at the home of a Miss Frank Feril).7  Isaac, son of Isaac Bedal, was born Oct 6 1833, Canada.8,9,10  (c1832).2,3,4,11  

Children:

James Isaac Bedal, born Nov 14 1859, Wisconsin; died Aug 5 1939, Ada County, Idaho; married 1) Mary A. Bown, Sep 24 1884, Idaho [apparently divorced before 1893]; 2) Eva Galyon, Jul 3 1898, Boise Valley, Ada County, Idaho. 2,3,4,8,9,12
Charles Franklin Bedal, born Dec 7 1860, Wisconsin; died Dec 10 1919, Boise, Ada County, Idaho; married Cora Johnson, Jan 11 1882, Boulder County, Colorado. 2,4,9,13
Hattie Bedal, born c1867, Minnesota; married Thomas C. Framague, Oct 7 1884, Ada County, Idaho. 2,4,12
Oliver Bedal, born Jan 26 1869, Iowa; died Apr 10 1938, Boise, Ada County, Idaho; married Bernadine Tina Clegg, Feb 6 1901, Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho. 2,4,9,12
William Peter Bedal, born Jun 2 1878 (Jun 1877), Colorado; died May 30 1928, Idaho City, Boise County, Idaho; married Jessie V. (Donley) Kimmel, Jan 5 1900, Boise, Ada County, Idaho (children: Vernna, Ralph, Henry and Glenn Bedal). 4,9,10,12,14,15

Cynthia and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 27 1860), Brooklyn, Green Lake County, Wisconsin:3

Isaac Beadell, age 28, born in Canada; farmer; $400 personal property.
Cynthia Beadell, age 21, born in New York.
James I. Beadell, age 9 months, born in Wisconsin.
Fred Teal, age 24, born in Germany; labourer.
Living next door in 1860 were Cynthia's parents and family.16  

On Feb 29 1864 Isaac Bedal, age 30, enlisted in Company C, Brackett's Cavalry Regiment, Minnesota Volunteer Cavalry.  Mustered out May 24 1866.  Noted for Distinguished Service.17  

Cynthia and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 26 1870), Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa:2

Bedal, Isaac, age 37, born in Canada; general laborer; $1800 personal property; parents foreign-born.
Bedal, Cynthia, age 28, born in New York; keeping house.
Bedal, James, age 11, born in Wisconsin; attended school; father foreign-born.
Bedal, Charles, age 9, born in Wisconsin; attended school; father foreign-born.
Bedal, Hattie, age 3, born in Minnesota; father foreign-born.
Bedal, Oliver, age w, born in Iowa; father foreign-born.

Cynthia and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 16 1880), Sunshine, Boulder County, Colorado:4

Bedol, Isaac, age 47, born in Canada; parents born in Canada; miner.
Bedol, Cynthia, age 40, born in New York; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in New York.
Bedol, James, age 21, born in Wisconsin; father born in Canada; mother born in New York; miner.
Bedol, Charles, age 19, born in Wisconsin; father born in Canada; mother born in New York; miner.
Bedol, Hattie, age 12, born in Minnesota; father born in Canada; mother born in New York; attended school.
Bedol, Oliver, age 10, born in Iowa; father born in Canada; mother born in New York; attended school.
Bedol, William, age 2, born in Colorado; father born in Canada; mother born in New York.

Cynthia and Isaac eventually settled in Idaho.8  

On May 21 1892 Isaac Bedal filed for a pension in Idaho as an invalid veteran of Company C, Brackett's Batallion, Minnesota Cavalry.18  

Cynthia L. Henshaw died Apr 7 1896, Boise, Ada County, Idaho.8  

Widower Isaac was shown in the 1900 census (Jul 2 1900), living in the household of son William in White Cross Precinct, Ada County, Idaho:10

Bedell, William, head-of-household, age 22, born June 1877 in Colorado; father born in Canada; mother born in Illinois; married 7 months; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Bedell, Jessie [unclear] V., wife, age 24, born July 1875 in Illinois; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 7 months; 3 children, 2 living.
Kilmel, Felma, daughter, age 3, born May 1897 in Idaho; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois.
Bedell, Isaac, father, age 66, born Oct 1833 in Canada; father born in New York; [..mother's birthplace unclear..]; widower; occupation: day laborer.

Widower Isaac was shown in the 1910 census (May 13 1910), living alone in White Cross Precinct, Ada County, Idaho:11

Bedal, Issac, head-of-household, age 77, born in Canada; parents born in New York; widower; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).

Isaac died Mar 27 1917, Boise, Ada County, Idaho.9  


Sources

  1. 1850 census, Berlin, Marquette County, Wisconsin; roll M432-1002, page 131, line #28, dwelling #1109, family #1109.
  2. 1870 census, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa; roll M593-427, page 373, line #4, dwelling #571, family #583.
  3. 1860 census, Dartford P.O., town of Brooklyn, Green Lake County, Wisconsin; roll M653-1410, page 890, line #38, dwelling #854, family #738.
  4. 1880 census, Sunshine, Boulder County, Colorado; roll T9-88, ED 23, page 463C, line #45, dwelling #33, family #44.
  5. Contribution from Stephen Handorf (), citing:
    marriage record in the Green Lake County, Wisconsin, county courthouse.
  6. Contribution from Stephen Handorf (), citing:
    Isaac Bedal Civil War pension file; 1898 affidavit.
  7. Contribution from Stephen Handorf (), citing:
    1915 report.
  8. Contribution from Stephen Handorf ().
  9. Idaho Death Index, 1911-51; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1900 census, White Cross Precinct, Ada County, Idaho; roll T623-231, ED 10, page 12B, line #55, dwelling #229, family #230.
  11. 1910 census, White Cross Precinct, Ada County, Idaho; roll T624-221, ED 24, page 13A, line #44, family #11.
  12. Idaho Marriages, 1842-1996; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Colorado Marriages, 1859-1900; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. 1910 census, Highland Precinct, Ada County, Idaho; roll T624-221, ED 1, page 28A, line #1, dwelling #241, family #266.
  15. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. 1860 census, Dartford P.O., town of Brooklyn, Green Lake County, Wisconsin; roll M653-1410, page 890, line #33, dwelling #853, family #737.
  17. American Civil War Soldiers; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934; http://www.ancestry.com.


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