Persis 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 Priscilla Reed (1715-1748)
 4.... William Henshaw (1742-1817) m Mehitable Moffet (1746-1839)
 5..... Persis Henshaw (1782-1863)
        +Jonathan Leonard (1777-1868)
Persis Henshaw     [ID 02984] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Persis Henshaw1 [Persis Hincher2,3, Parsis Hincher1, Persis Hencher4, Percy Henshaw5].

Born May 3 1782, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.4,6,7  

She married Jonathan Leonard, 1807, Parma, Genesee (now Monroe) County, New York.1,2  Jonathan, son of Silas Leonard & Mary Hackett, was born 1777.2  

Persis and Jonathan were joined in the first marriage performed in the newly-settled town of Parma, New York.3  


Lucina Leonard, born Jun 22 1808; died May 19 1884; married Giles Burritt Cropsey, Sep 4 1845.
Harvey Leonard, born Sep 23 1809.
Hiram Leonard, born May 29 1814.
William Hincher Leonard, born Mar 6 1817.
Heman Leonard, born Apr 30 1818; died 1884; married, 2nd, 1845, Jane Goodrich. 2,7
Jason Leonard, born May 16 1819.
Jonathan Leonard, born May 16 1819.
Franklin Leonard, born Feb 24 1821.

Persis Henshaw died Jul 24 1863.2,7  

Jonathan died 1868.2  


  1. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  2. The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution,
    Lineage Books, Volume 84.
  3. "Historical and Statistical Gazetteer of New York State", by J. H. French, 1860;
    Monroe County, New York, GenWeb:
  4. Contribution from Mark Hoy Henshaw citing:
    "History of Monroe County New York"; Everts, Ensign, and Everts Publishers, Philadelphia, 1877.
  5. Cleveland/Graham database:
  6. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 127.
  7. Contribution from Raymond G. Hincher.

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