John F. Henshaw

 1. Samuel Henshaw (c1661-c1719) m Keziah Pell (c1670->1721)
 2.. Samuel Henshaw (?-c1758) m Martha Noell (c1689-?)
 3... Samuel Henshaw (1715-1788) m Martha Briggs 
 4.... John Henshaw (1762-1804) m Patty Newman (1757-1805)
 5..... Thomas Henshaw (c1770-1840) m Elizabeth Field (<1800-1860)
 6...... John F. Henshaw (1821-1893)
         +Susan Mrya Adams (1820-1899)
 7.......  Paschall Henshaw (1846-<1920) 1,2,3,4
 7.......  Levi Henshaw (1848-1926) 1,2,3,4,5
 7.......  Nancy Jane Henshaw (1849-1938) 1,2,3,4,5,6
 7.......  Albert Henshaw (1852-1922) 1,2,4,6,7
 7.......  Elizabeth Henshaw (1856-1890) 1,2,4,6,7
John F. Henshaw     [ID 00218] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Feb 3 1821, Madison County, Virginia.2,3,4,7  

He married Susan Mrya Adams, Apr 3 1845, Johnson County, Missouri.1,2,5,8,9  Susan, daughter of Spencer Adams & Margaret "Peggy" Adams, was born 1820, Wilkes County, North Carolina.2,3,6,7,8  

John and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 25 1850), Washington Township, Johnson County, Missouri:3

John F. Henshaw, age 28, born in Virginia; farmer; $1000 real estate.
Susan M. Henshaw, age 30, born in North Carolina.
Paschal Henshaw, age 4, born in Missouri.
Levi Henshaw, age 2, born in Missouri.
Linney [? unclear] Henshaw, age 6 months, born in Missouri.

John and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 23 1860), Washington Township, Johnson County, Missouri:4,10

John F. Henshaw, age 39, born in Virginia; farmer; $4000 real estate; $3800 personal property.
Susan Ann Henshaw, age 39, born in North Carolina.
Pascal Henshaw, age 14, born in Missouri; attended school.
Levi Henshaw, age 12, born in Missouri; attended school.
Nancy Henshaw, age 10, born in Missouri; attended school.
Albert Henshaw, age 8, born in Missouri; attended school.
Elizabeth Henshaw, age 4, born in Missouri.

John and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 10 1870), Washington Township, Johnson County, Missouri:6

Henshaw, John F., age 45, born in Virginia; farmer; $6120 real estate; $2200 personal property.
Henshaw, Susan M, age 50, born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Henshaw, Mary [sic], age 20, born in Missouri.
Henshaw, Albert, age 18, born in Missouri; works on farm.
Henshaw, Elizabeth, age 14, born in Missouri; attended school.

John and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 18 1880), Washington Township, Johnson County, Missouri:7

Henshaw, Jno. F., age 59, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; farming.
Henshaw, Susan, wife, age 60, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house; sick/disabled: diseased kidneys.
Henshaw, Albert, son, age 28, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; single.
Henshaw, Elizabeth, daughter, age 23, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; single.

John F. Henshaw died 1893, Johnson County, Missouri.1  

After John died, Susan remarried to William Shumate.8  

Susan died 1899, Johnson County, Missouri.1  

A biographical sketch of John F. Henshaw was published in "The History of Johnson County, Missouri" (1881):2

JOHN F. HENSHAW, farmer, P. O. Knobnoster, was born in Madison county, Virginia, February 3, 1821.  His father, Thomas Henshaw, was a native of Virginia, and moved to Kentucky in 1831, where he remained one year.  In 1832 he moved to Clay county, Missouri, where he resided until his death, which occurred in 1840.  His mother was also a native of Virginia, and died in Clay county in 1860.  John F. was about eleven years of age when he came with his parents to Missouri.  In 1845 he came to Johnson county, and purchased eighty acres of land in Washington township.  In April, 1845, he was married to Miss Susan M. Adams, daughter of Spencer Adams, one of the early settlers of Johnson county.  In 1865 Mr. Henshaw moved onto his present farm, containing 164 acres of prairie land and seventy acres of timber land, making 234 in all.  Most of it is in a high state of cultivation, with good buildings.  It is located on section sixteen, township forty-five, range twenty-four.  His family is composed of the following children: Pascal, Levi, Nancy, Albert and Elizabeth.  Mr. H. has served several years as school director.  Mrs. H. and Elizabeth are members of the C. P. church.  Levi, the second son, lives in Rich Hill, Bates county, and is a Cumberland Presbyterian minister, ordained in 1875.


Sources

  1. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  2. "The History of Johnson County, Missouri"; Biographies for Washington township, Pages 774-811;
    Kansas City Historical Co., 1881; USGenWeb Archives.
  3. 1850 census, Washington Township, Johnson County, Missouri; roll M432-403, page 28, line #12, dwelling #345, family #347.
  4. 1860 census, Washington Township, Johnson County, Missouri; roll M653-626, page 849, line #5, dwelling #836, family #895.
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Missouri.
  6. 1870 census, Washington Township, Johnson County, Missouri; page 705, line #28, dwelling #386, family #384.
  7. 1880 census, Washington Township, Johnson County, Missouri; roll T9-0696, ED 108, page 467C, line #40, dwelling #230, family #233.
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  9. "Missouri Marriages to 1850"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1860 census transcription, Johnson County, Missouri; USGenWeb Archives;
    Washington Township, reel M653-626, page 849 (Jul 23 1860):
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~cenfiles/mo/johnson/1860/pg0829a.txt.


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