John T. Henshaw

 1. Meridith Henshaw (c1806-1883) m Margaret Etheridge (c1802-?)
 2.. John T. Henshaw (1845-1915)
     +Eliza E. Miller (c1850-?)
 3...  Slaton Henshaw (c1872-?) 1
 3...  Bertha Henshaw  2
 3...  James Henshaw (c1875-?) 1
     +Martha - (1847-1922)
 3...  Minnie Henshaw  2,3
John T. Henshaw     [ID 02811] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Sep 15 18451,4,5,6 [Sep 15 18467], Mississippi (probably DeSoto County)1,4,5,6.  

He married Eliza E. Miller, Jul 27 1869, DeSoto County, Mississippi.8,9,10  Eliza was born about 1850, Georgia.1,11,12  

John and Eliza were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 27 1870), Arkabutla, DeSoto (now Tate) County, Mississippi, as follows:11,12

Henshaw, John, age 24, born in Mississippi; farmer; married Jul 1869.
Henshaw, Eliza E., age 20, born in Georgia; keeping house; married Jul 1869.
Living next door in 1870 was John's father with sister Malinda,13 and also living nearby was brother William.14  

John and family were again shown in the 1880 census (Jun 12 1880), Tate County, Mississippi:1

Henshaw, John, age 35, born in Mississippi; parents born in Alabama; farmer.
Henshaw, Eliza, wife, age 30, born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia; keeping house.
Henshaw, Slaton, son, age 8, born in Mississippi; father born in Mississippi; mother born in Georgia.
Henshaw, James, son, age 5, born in Mississippi; father born in Mississippi; mother born in Georgia.

He then married Martha -, about 1894.3,4  Martha was born Dec 21 18473,4 [Dec 2 18477].  

John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 18 1900), Tate County, Mississippi [census page extremely faded]:2

Henshaw, John, head-of-household, age 54, born Sept [..year unclear..] in Mississippi; parents born in Alabama; married ? [unclear] years; [..remainder unreadable..].
Henshaw, Marthy, wife, age 52, born Dec [unclear] 1847 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married ? [unclear] years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Minnie, daughter, [..remainder unreadable..].
Henshaw, B... [..remainder unreadable..].

John and family were again shown in the 1910 census (Apr 29 1910), Springfield Road, Tate County, Mississippi:3

Henshaw, John T., head-of-household, age 64, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; second marriage, married 16 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm.
Henshaw, Martha, wife, age 62, born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi; second marriage, married 16 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Minnie [unclear], daughter, age 23 [unclear], born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi.
Henshaw, Bertha age 21 [unclear], born in Mississippi; parents born in Mississippi.
Living next door in 1910 was the family of nephew John A. Henshaw.15  

John T. Henshaw died Jan 16 1915, buried Truslow Church Cemetery, Truslow, Tate County, Mississippi.4,7  

Martha died Mar 19 1922, buried Truslow Church Cemetery, Truslow, Tate County, Mississippi.4,7

(photo)Photo: John T. Henshaw gravestone Truslow Church Cemetery 7

(photo)Photo: Martha Henshaw gravestone Truslow Church Cemetery 7


Sources

  1. 1880 census, Beat 1 (1st District), Tate County, Mississippi; roll T9-0665, ED 181, page 182A, line #18, dwelling #248, family #248.
  2. 1900 census, Beat 1, Tate County, Mississippi; ED 90, page 27A, line #28, dwelling #178, family #178.
  3. 1910 census, Beat 4, Tate County, Mississippi; ED 88, page 137A, line #41, dwelling #327, family #327.
  4. Contribution from Barbara Peddicord () citing:
    burials, Truslow Church Cemetery, Tate County, Mississippi.
  5. Contribution from Steve Morgan () citing:
    Letter from the Tate County, Mississippi genealogical society.
  6. Contribution from Barbara Peddicord () citing:
    1850 census, DeSoto County, Mississippi; page 331B.
  7. http://www.findagrave.com.
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Mississippi.
  9. "Marriage Index: AR, MO, MS, TX"; http://www.genealogy.com.
  10. Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Contribution from John P. King () citing:
    Marie Carlton (): 1870 census, DeSoto County, Mississippi, page 330.
  12. 1870 census, DeSoto County, Mississippi; page 329, line #40, dwelling #149, family #149.
  13. 1870 census, DeSoto County, Mississippi; page 329, line #36, dwelling #148, family #148.
  14. 1870 census, DeSoto County, Mississippi; page 330, line #19, dwelling #153, family #153.
  15. 1910 census, Beat 4, Tate County, Mississippi; ED 88, page 137A, line #47, dwelling #328, family #328.


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