James Henshaw

 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...... James Henshaw (1706-1757)
         +Ruth Walker (1713-?)
 7.......  William Henshaw  1,2
 7.......  James Henshaw (1741-?) 2
James Henshaw     [ID 04519] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Feb 17 1706, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1,3,4  

He married Ruth Walker, Nov 18 1731, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1,5,6  Married by Dr. Joseph Sewall, Presn.5,6  Ruth was born Aug 15 1713, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1  

James Henshaw died 1757.3  

Sybil Henshaw, who did considerable genealogical research, stated that James was a sea captain and had died at sea.  She further stated that James had two children, James and William, who were both taken and raised (or apprenticed) by Benjamin Henshaw, James' nephew and the boys' first cousin.2  


  1. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  2. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing: Sybil Henshaw.
  3. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  4. "Boston Births, 1700-1800"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. Boston, Massachusetts Marriages, 1700-1809; Ancestry.com.
  6. Boston, Massachusetts marriages; "Ray's Place" New England history:

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