George Eddy 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) m Sarah Holden Wetherbee (1810-1881)
 6...... George Eddy Henshaw (c1839-1862)
George Eddy Henshaw     [ID 02595] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 1839, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1,2,3  Baptized Mar 19 1843, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.4,5  

On Aug 30 1861 George E. Henshaw, age 21, enlisted as a sergeant in Company A, 18th Massachusetts Infantry; mustered in Oct 12 1861; he served as a clerk.  Distinguished Service.  He declared his residence as Cambridgeport, Massachusetts.6  

George Eddy Henshaw died May 20 1862, Alexandria, Virginia.6,7  Medical: George died of disease while in Civil War service.6  

George's death was reported in the "Cambridge Chronicle" (Cambridge, Massachusetts) on Saturday, May 31, 1862:7

In the Hospital at Alexandria, 20th inst., George Eddy Henshaw, 22 years 6 mos. 3 days.


Sources

  1. Cleveland/Graham database: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/c/l/e/richard-w-cleveland/index.html.
  2. 1850 census, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll M432-325, page 14, line #34, dwelling #215, family #243.
  3. 1860 census, 4th Ward, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; roll M653-508, page 511, line #32, dwelling #2477, family #3186.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Dean Pullen ().
  5. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Eugene James Weatherby (), citing:
    "Weatherbee Round-Up", Volume XIII, Number 5, Sep/Oct 1989, page 163.
  6. American Civil War Soldiers; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Cambridge (Massachusetts) Public Library:
    http://cambridge.dlconsulting.com/cgi-bin/cambridge?a=d&d=Chronicle18620531-01.2.28.


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