Maria Henshaw

 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.... Eli Henshaw (1789-1868) m Abigail Sanford (1796-?)
 5..... Maria Henshaw (1832-1910)
        +George Washington Thomas (1832-1911)
Maria Henshaw     [ID 02802] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 30 1832, Bethany, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

Maria was shown in the 1850 census, Diberry Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania, living in the household of her brother Dwight:3

Mariah Henshaw, age 18, born in Pennsylvania; attended school.

She married George Washington Thomas1,2,9 [W. George Thomas4], Oct 1 18571,2,9, Bethany, Wayne County, Pennsylvania1,2,9.  George, son of Samuel Thomas & Elizabeth Wooliner, was born Mar 20 1832, Pennsylvania.4,5,6,7,8  

Children:1

Elnora/Elenora "Ella" Adelphia Thomas, born Feb 20 1859, Pennsylvania; died Oct 2 1930, Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; buried Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; married John Elliot/Elliott Bone (daughter: Z. Esther Bone, Jan 21 1896 - Dec 1972). 2,4,5,8,10,11
Charles Thomas, born Oct 9 1861; died Jan 17 1870.
Clara Thomas, born Dec 17 1867; died Jan 17 1870.
Ida E. Thomas, born Jun 25 1870, Peckville, Pennsylvania; died Feb 14 1962, Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; buried Prospect Hill Cemetery; married George A. Bell, 1890. 5,6,7,8,12,13

Maria and family were shown in the 1860 census (Aug 1 1860), Blakely Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania:10

George Thomas, age 27, born in Pennsylvania; occuption: st. engineer; $150 personal property.
Maria Thomas, age 27, born in Pennsylvania.
Elenora Thomas, age 1, born in Pennsylvania.
Lucy H. Helmes, age 20, born in Pennsylvania; occupation: servant.

Maria and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 26 1870), Olyphant Blakely Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania:4

Thomas, W. George, age 38, born in Pennsylvania; occuption: engineer, stationary engineer; cannot read or write.
Thomas, Maria, age 38, born in Pennsylvania; keeping house; cannot read or write.
Thomas, Elnora A., age 11, born in Pennsylvania; attended school.

Maria and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 5 1880), Blakely Burough, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania:5

Thomas, George W, age 48, born [Mch] in Pennsylvania; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Pennsylvania; occuption: stationary engineer.
Thomas, Maria H., wife, age 48, born [Aprl] in Pennsylvania; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in Pennsylvania; house keeping.
Thomas, Ella A., daughter, age 21, born [Feb] in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Thomas, Ida E, daughter, age 9, born [June] in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
[.. plus three boarders ..].

Maria and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), Hickory Street, Blakely Burough, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania:6

Thomas, George W, head-of-household, age 68, born Mar 1832 in Pennsylvania; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in New Jersey; married 42 years; occupation: day laborer; owned home (mortgaged).
Thomas, Maria, wife, age 68, born Apr 1832 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Massachusetts; married 42 years; 4 children, 2 living.
Thomas, Ida E, daughter, age 29, born June 1870 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; occupation: dressmaker.

Maria and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 22 1910), Chestnut Street, Blakely Burough, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania:7

Thomas, George W, head-of-household, age 78, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Massachusetts; first marriage, married 52 years; occupation: janitor, school house; owned home (free).
Thomas, Maria, wife, age 78, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Massachusetts; first marriage, married 52 years; 5 children, 2 living.
Thomas, Ida E, daughter, age 22 [sic], born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; single.

Maria Henshaw died Jun 14 1910, Chestnut Street, Blakely Burough, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; age 78y 1m 14d.1,2,8  

George died Feb 10 1911, Chestnut Street, Blakely Burough, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; age 78y 10m 20d.8  


Sources

  1. Stephanie J. Walker () database:
    http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~walkersj/Henshaw.htm.
  2. Posting Jan 20 2000 by Joan Shirk () to MAYFLOWER-L.
  3. 1850 census, Diberry Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania; roll 835, page 194, dwelling #123.
  4. 1870 census, Olyphant Blakely Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; roll M593-1364, page 210B, line #38, dwelling #201, family #257.
  5. 1880 census, Blakely Burough, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1138, ED 35, page 237B, line #48, dwelling #64, family #74.
  6. 1900 census, Blakely Burough, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1418, ED 5, page 7A, line #10, dwelling #127, family #137.
  7. 1910 census, Blakely Burough, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1356, ED 6, page 14A, line #16, dwelling #180, family #181.
  8. Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Contribution from Joan Shirk ().
  10. 1860 census, Archbald P.O., Blakely Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; roll M653-1132, page 44, line #3, dwelling #1945, family #1868.
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=116531917.
  12. Contribution from Joan Shirk ().
  13. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=119495587.


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