Joseph Addison Denny

 1. William Henshall  m Margerie Gyll 
 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-c1631) m - Kendrick 
 3... William Henshawe (c1608-1644) m Katherine Houghton (1615-1651)
 4.... Joshua Henshawe (1643-1717) m Elizabeth Sumner (?-1728)
 5..... Joshua Henshaw (1672-1747) m Mary Hay Webster (1672-1747)
 6...... Daniel Henshaw (1701-1781) m Elizabeth Allen Bass (1703-1774)
 7....... Elizabeth Bass Henshaw (1737-1787) m Samuel Denny (1731-1817)
 8........ Joseph Addison Denny (1777-1822)
           +Phebe Henshaw (1777-1815)
           +Lucinda Henshaw (1786-1870)
Joseph Addison Denny     [ID 03108] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 2 1777.1,2  

He married Phebe Henshaw, Nov 19 1799.1,3,4  Phebe Henshaw, daughter of William Henshaw & Phebe Swan, was born Dec 4 1777.2,4,5  Joseph and Phebe were first cousins.  


Theodore Denny, born Feb 26 1800.
Catherine Henshaw Denny, born Jul 28 1801.
Henry Augustus Denny, born Oct 10 1802; married Eliza Edmonds Sprague. 1
Joseph Addison Denny, born May 13 1804; died Feb 25 1875; a magistrate and legislator; married Mary Davis, Apr 30 1829. 1,6
Lucinda Henshaw Denny, born Apr 3 1806; married Lucius Botsford.
Christopher Columbus Denny, born Apr 22 1809; died Feb/Oct 18 1810.
Phebe Swan Denny, born Dec 12 1810; died Dec 30 1810.
Christopher Columbus Denny, born Jan 10 1813 [author of "Denny Genealogy in England and America"]; married 1) Susan Brigham Rockwood, 2) Anna Sophia Tyler.
Phebe Henshaw Denny, born Jun 4 1815; died Jul 22 1877; married James Otis Kendall.

Phebe Henshaw died Aug 11 1815.2,4  

He then married Lucinda Henshaw, Mar 28 1816, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,7,8  Lucinda Henshaw, daughter of William Henshaw & Phebe Swan, was born Sep 23 1786.4,5,8  Lucinda was Phebe's sister, thus Joseph and Lucinda were also first cousins.  


Sarah Healy Denny, born Feb 10 1817; died Oct 4 1838; married J. Boon. 4,9
Harriet Flint Denny, born Dec 13 1818; died Feb 14 1904; married Enoch Downs Underwood, Jun 14 1842 (children: Sarah Catherine/Katherine, Emma Whittier, Frederick Douglas, William Jackson and Hattie Bell Underwood). 1,4,9,10
Elizabeth Henshaw Denny, born Apr 12 1821; married Hiram Whulock/Wheelock, Feb 21 1843. 4,9,11

Joseph Addison Denny died Nov 19 1822, Leicester, Massachusetts.2  

Lucinda Henshaw died Feb 19 1870.5,8  


  1. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution (
  2. "Denny Genealogy in England and America", Denny, C.C. Leicester, Massachusettes, 1866.
  3. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  4. "History of the Henshaw Family", a handwritten manuscript identified as a copy of a letter written August 16, 1829 by Daniel Henshaw of Boston (probably #4588 to Joshua Henshaw Hayward of Boston (probably a son or grandson of Sarah Henshaw Hayward); part of the manuscript collection titled "Henshaw family Papers, 1757-1892" archived at the American Antiquarian Society, Manuscripts Department, 185 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609-1634.
  5. Contribution from Lizbet119 () citing:
    Henshaw family bible archived at the Massachusetts Historical Society.
  6. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by ().
  7. Halbert's "The New World Book of Henshaws" (for what it's worth).
  8. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  9. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  10. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by ().
  11. Posting Sep 2 2007 by Geoffrey Woollard () to MAWORCES-L, citing: Joseph Addison Denny's Diary.

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