1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?) 2.. William Henshaw (1736-1799) m Agnes Ann Anderson (c1745-<1806) 3... Nicholas Henshaw (1763-1821) m Margaret McConnel (1753-1810) 4.... William Henshaw (1786-?) +Ann Parker (1786-1845) 5..... James Smith Henshaw (1809-1878) 5..... Nicholas Henshaw (?-<1912) 5..... William Harrison Henshaw (1813-1886) 5..... Clarissa Torence Henshaw (1817-1898) 5..... Rebecca Henshaw (1818-1883) 5..... Caroline Henshaw (?-<1912)
|William Henshaw     [ID 03726]||Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view:|
Born 1786, Pennsylvania.78,a,133
William inherited lands from his father and became one of the propserous farmers of his township.    He was a ruling elder of the Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church for many years and an active worker in that church.133
He married Ann Parker, May 28 1807, Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church, Laurel Hill, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.b,c,133,78    Ann was born in 1786, Pennsylvania.c,133,78
William and family were shown in the 1810 census, Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania:d
William and family were again shown in the 1820 census, Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania:e
Although it has been reported that William died Mar 14 1845,133,78 this date is incorrect.    William Henshaw was shown in the 1850 census (Sep 25 1850), living in Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania with daughter Caroline and son William & his family:a
78. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
133. "Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County Pennsylvania", Volume II. John W. Jordan & James Hadden, editors. Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, 1912. Contributed by David H. Henshaw ().
(a) 1850 census, Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll M432_779; page 164a, line #38, dwelling #232, family #238.
(b) Posting Dec 5 2002 by Dawne Temple () to PAFAYETT-L citing:
Marriages By Reverend James Gutherie 1805-1815,
Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church, Franklin Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
(c) Herrin, Cynthia, ed. "Fayette County, Pennsylvania Vital Records to 1890"; Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc. 1999.
(d) 1810 census, Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll M252-54, page 101.
(e) 1820 census, Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll M33-103, page 158.
(f) 1830 census, Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll M19-162, page 123.
(g) 1840 census, Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll M704-460, page 336.
(h) 1850 census, Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll M432_779; page 164b, line #2, dwelling #233, family #239.
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