Joshua 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.... Joshua Henshaw (1767-1854)
       +Elizabeth Nichols (c1770-1844)
 5.....  Baxter Henshaw (1792-1871) 1,2,3
 5.....  William Henshaw (1795-?) 1,2,4
 5.....  Isaac Hincher (1796-1806) 2
 5.....  Leonard Henshaw (1798-1861) 1,2
 5.....  Alvan Henshaw (1800-1871) 1,2,5
 5.....  Lucy Henshaw (1803-?) 1,2
 5.....  Eliza Henshaw (1803-?) 1,2
 5.....  Hiram Henshaw (1805-?) 1,2
 5.....  Royal Henshaw (1808-c1851) 1,2
 5.....  Caroline Henshaw (1812-1897) 1,2
 5.....  Ruth Henshaw (1813-?) 1,2
Joshua Henshaw     [ID 02971] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Joshua Henshaw1 [Joshua Hencher6, Joshua Hincher7].

Born Feb 6 1767, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.7,8  Joshua and brother Oliver were twins.  

He married Elizabeth Nichols6 [Ruth Nichols1], about 17926, probably Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts6.  Joshua Hencher, of Brookfield, Massachusetts, and Elizabeth Nichols published their intentions of marriage on Mar 26 1792 in Brookfield, Massachusetts.6  Elizabeth was born about 1770, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.9  

Elizabeth died Jul 9 1844, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; buried Brookfield Cemetery, Brookfield, Massachusetts.9  

Joshua was shown in the 1850 census, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, age 83, living in the household of his son Baxter.8  

Joshua Henshaw died Dec 29 1854, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; age 87y 10m 23d.3,10  


  1. Cleveland/Graham database:
  2. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  3. Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915;
  4. The LDS IGI - Massachusetts.
  5. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 343.
  6. "Vital Records of Sturbridge, Massachussetts To the Year 1850",
    "Sturbridge Marriages to the Year 1850", New England Historic Genealogical Society,
    Boston, MA, 1923.
  7. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 126.
  8. 1850 census, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll 343, page 56, dwelling #64.
  9. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 499.
  10. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988;

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