Nathan G. Henshaw

 1. William Henshaw (1742-1796) m Elizabeth Gilbert (1746-1826)
 2.. Nathaniel Henshaw (1769-1838) m Mary Redmond (c1770-1814)
 3... Harry Henshaw (1792-?) m Minerva Fuller (c1792-?)
 4.... Nathan G. Henshaw (1816-1850)
       +Jane Weatherby (1817-1847)
 5.....  Urania Henshaw (1840-1845) 1
 5.....  Margaret A. Henshaw (1842-?) 1,2
 5.....  William J. Henshaw (1844-<1920) 1,2
 5.....  Nathaniel Greene Henshaw (1847-?) 1
       +Firby Davis (c1832-?)
 5.....  Mary M. Henshaw (1850-?) 3
Nathan G. Henshaw     [ID 02803] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Nathan G. Henshaw2 [Nathaniel Henshaw1,4,5,6,7].

Born Nov 3 1816, Ohio.7,8  

He married Jane Weatherby4,9,10 [Jane Wetherby10], Dec 11 18384,9,10, Athens County, Ohio4,9,10.  Jane, daughter of Isaac Weatherby & Elizabeth Kennedy, was born Nov 3 1817, Coolville, Athens County, Ohio.11  

Nathan and family were shown in the 1840 census, Madison County, Illinois:12

Nath'l Henshaw household:
1 male age 20-30 [Nathan].
1 female under age 5 [Urania].
1 female age 20-30 [Jane].

Jane died Jan 19 1847, Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois.2,8  

Jane died during childbirth (son Nathaniel).  Some of her children then went to live with a family named Green.1  

He then married Firby Davis, Apr 19 1849, Clay County, Illinois.5,6  Firby was born about 1832, Ohio.3  

Nathan G. Henshaw died Mar - 1850, age 32.2,7  Nathan G. Henshaw died on a mail packet at New Orleans;2 his death was caused by cholera.2,7  

Widow Ferby and daughter Mary were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 11 1850), Clay County, Illinois, living in the household of a Robert & Susan Moseley:3

Robert Mosely, age 37, born in Virginia; farmer.
Susan Mosely, age 19, born in Ohio; cannot read or write.
Milton M. Mosely, age 7, born in Illinois.
Benjamin F. Mosely, age 4, born in Illinois.
Hellen Mosely, age 1, born in Illinois.
Ferby Henshaw, age 18, born in Ohio.
Mary [unclear] M. Henshaw, age 5 months, born in Illinois.

Daughter Margaret, age 8, and son William, age 6, were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 13 1850), Clay County, Illinois, living in the household of a Peter & Ann Green.13  Son Nathaniel, age 3, was shown in the 1850 census (Aug 26 1850), Clay County, Illinois, living in the household of Jacob & Catharine Trober.14  


Sources

  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Eugene James Weatherby ().
  2. "History of Labette County, Kansas and its Representative Citizens",
    ed. & comp. by Hon. Nelson Case; Biographical Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill, 1901:
    http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/labette/1901/h/henshang.shtml.
  3. 1850 census, Clay & Richland District, Clay County, Illinois; roll M432-100, page 311, line #30, dwelling #457, family #460.
  4. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ohio.
  5. "Illinois Marriages to 1850" (www.ancestry.com).
  6. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book A, page 28):
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  7. 1850 census Mortality Schedule.
  8. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Eugene James Weatherby (), citing:
    "Weatherbee Round-Up", Volume XVII, Number 5, Sep/Oct 1994, page 169.
  9. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing: vital records, Athens County, Ohio.
  10. Marriage Index: Selected Counties of Ohio, 1789-1850; http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
  11. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Eugene James Weatherby (), citing:
    "Weatherbee Round-Up", Volume XV, Number 2, Mar/Apr 1991.
  12. 1840 census, Highland Township, Madison County, Illinois; roll M704-64, page 78.
  13. 1850 census, Clay & Richland District, Clay County, Illinois; roll M432-100, page 279, line #6, dwelling #2, family #2.
  14. 1850 census, Clay & Richland District, Clay County, Illinois; roll M432-100, page 290B, line #13, dwelling #162, family #160.


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