1. Thomas Henshaw (c1650-1700) m Hannah Cleveland (1653-1737) 2.. Josiah Henshaw (1695-1752) m Dorothy Crawford Goodnow (1710-1770) 3... Josiah Henshaw (1752-1840) m Sarah Phipps (1757-1844) 4.... Increase Henshaw (1786-?) 5..... Lucy Henshaw (1812-1850) 1 5..... Mary E. Henshaw (c1842-?) 2,3
|Increase Henshaw [ID 02793]||Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view:|
Born Jun 28 17864,5,6,7,8 [Jun 28 17879], Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts4,5,6,7,8.
Sometime before 1812 Increase moved from Brookfield, Massachusetts to Bethany, Wayne County, Pennsylvania, where he began a weekly newspaper. In 1816 his brother Eli also moved to Bethany.1,10
Increase and family were shown in the 1830 census, Bethany Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania:8
Increase and family were again shown in the 1840 census, Dyberry Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania:11
Increase and family were again shown in the 1850 census, Diberry Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania, as follows:2
Inrease's wife's name is not known with certainty, but a History of Wayne County, Pennsylvania stated that his wife was most probably Hester Bishop, daughter of John & Mary Bishop.1 The 1850 shows his wife but the handwriting is somewhat ambiguous, appearing to be Parna or similar2 (perhaps a nickname?).
See also: Adolphus M. Henshaw who might be a grandson.
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