William Henshaw

 1. Thomas Henshaw (c1650-1700) m Hannah Cleveland (1653-1737)
 2.. Thomas Henshaw (1680-1726) m Mary Brooks (1688-?)
 3... William Henshaw (1715-1801) m Ruth Woolcott (?-1813)
 4.... Oliver Henshaw (1767-1844) m Lydia Andrews 
 5..... William Henshaw (1804-1891)
        +Sarah Holden Wetherbee (1810-1881)
 6......  William Oliver Henshaw (c1835-1896) 1,2,3,4,5,6
 6......  Mary Eddy Henshaw (<1835-1836) 3,4,5,6
 6......  George Eddy Henshaw (c1839-1862) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
 6......  Mary Pope Henshaw (<1839-1839) 3,4,5,6
 6......  Ann Eliza Henshaw (c1841-?) 1,2,3,4,8,9
 6......  Sarah Elizabeth Henshaw (1844-?) 1,2,3,4,5,6,10
 6......  Frank Andrews Henshaw (c1846-1935) 1,2,3,4,9
 6......  Henry Wetherbee Henshaw (1850-1930) 1,2,3,4,5,10,11,12
William Henshaw     [ID 02575] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jul 4 18041,3,6,7 [about 18062,8,10], Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont1,3,6,7.  

He married Sarah Holden Wetherbee3,5,7,13 [Sarah Holden11], Aug 19 18333,5,7,13, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts3,5,7,13.  Sarah, daughter of Jeremiah Wetherbee & Mercy Holden, was born Jul 27 1810, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,6,8,10  

William and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 1 1850), Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts:1

William Henshaw, age 46, born in Vermont; book agent.
Sarah H. Henshaw, age 40, born in Massachusetts.
William O. Henshaw, age 14, born in Massachusetts; attended school.
George E. Henshaw, age 11, born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Ann E. Henshaw, age 9, born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Sarah E. Henshaw, age 7, born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Frank Henshaw, age 3, born in Massachusetts.
Henry W. Henshaw, age 2 months [unclear], born in Massachusetts.
Ann Callahan, age 20, born in Ireland.
Mercy Burrill, age 32, born in Massachusetts.

William and family were again shown in the 1860 census (Jul 7 1860), Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts:2

Wm Henshaw, age 53, born in Vermont; book agent; $200 personal property.
S H Henshaw, age 50, born in Massachusetts.
W O Henshaw, age 24, born in Massachusetts; clerk.
G E Henshaw, age 21, born in Massachusetts; clerk.
Anna E Henshaw, age 18, born in Massachusetts.
E C Henshaw, age 16, born in Massachusetts; attended school.
F A Henshaw, age 13, born in Massachusetts; attended school.
H W Henshaw, age 10, born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Rose Gilligan, age 25, born in Ireland; servant.

William and family were again shown in the 1870 census (Aug 3 1870), Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts:10

Henshaw, William, age 64, born in Vermont; book agent; $500 personal property.
Henshaw, Sarah H., age 60, born in Massachusetts; keeping house.
Henshaw, Elizabeth C., age 25, born in Massachusetts; no occupation.
Henshaw, Henry W., age 20, born in Massachusetts; no occupation.

William and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 7 1880), Needham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts:8

Henshaw, William, age 75, born in Vermont; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Vermont; retired book agent.
Henshaw, Sarah, wife, age 69, born in Massachusetts; father born in New Hampshire; mother born in Massachusetts; keeping house.
Spencer, Annie E., daughter, age 38, born in Massachusetts; father born in Vermont; mother born in Massachusetts; widow; boarder.
Carter, Abby, boarder, age 50, born in Massachusetts; parents' birthplaces unknown; single.
Babon, Sabine, servant, age 24, born in Nova Scotia; parents born in Nova Scotia.

Sarah died Mar 27 1881, Wellesley Hills, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.3,6  

William Henshaw died Aug 25 1891, Wellesley Hills, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.3,6  


Sources

  1. 1850 census, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll M432-325, page 14, line #34, dwelling #215, family #243.
  2. 1860 census, 4th Ward, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll M653-508, page 511, line #32, dwelling #2477, family #3186.
  3. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Dean Pullen ().
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Bradford P. Taylor ().
  5. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  6. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Eugene James Weatherby (), citing:
    "Weatherbee Round-Up", Volume XIII, Number 5, Sep/Oct 1989, page 163.
  7. Cleveland/Graham database: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/c/l/e/richard-w-cleveland/index.html.
  8. 1880 census, Needham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts; roll T9-0548, ED 522, page 52A, line #23, dwelling #98, family #109.
  9. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Eugene James Weatherby ().
  10. 1870 census, 4th Ward, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll M593-624, page 614, line #5, dwelling #379, family #495.
  11. Contribution from Mark Hoy Henshaw citing: biographical information
    on Henry Wetherbee Henshaw provided by the National Geographic Society.
  12. Contribution from Mark Hoy Henshaw citing: biographical information
    on Henry Wetherbee Henshaw provided by the National Geographic Society.
  13. Cambridge, Massachusetts marriages; "Ray's Place" New England history:
    http://www.rays-place.com/town/ma/cambridge/cambridge-mar-w1.htm.


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