Elizabeth 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...... Daniel Henshaw (1701-1781) m Elizabeth Allen Bass (1703-1774)
 7....... William Henshaw (1735-1820) m Ruth Sargeant (1743-1769)
 8........ Elizabeth Henshaw (1764-1827)
           +Dr. Austin Flint (1760-1850)
Elizabeth Henshaw     [ID 04582] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Sep 8 1764, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4  

She married Dr. Austin Flint, Jun 7 1785.1,3,5  Austin, son of Dr. Edward Flint & Mary Howe, was born Jan 4 1760, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.3  

Austin Flint was one of seven generations of Doctor's.  He was a Surgeon in the Revolutionary War with rank of Sargent.  He became a famous physician in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts where he practiced for 40 years, and received an honorary degree from Harvard College.  He was characterized by Governor Washburn as an "intelligent, well informed man, of strong will and indomitable courage".  He held many town offices as well as Rep. of the Legislature.3  

Children:1

Joseph Henshaw Flint, born c1786; died 1866; married 1) Hannah Willard Reed, 2) Amelia Dwight. 3,6
Sally Flint, born 1787; died 1808; married 1807, Calvin Spear.
Edward Flint, born Dec 1 1789; married Harriet Emerson.
Elisa Conklin Flint; married John Clapp.
Waldo Flint; married Catherine Dean.
Laura Flint.

Elizabeth Henshaw died Aug 7 1827, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.7  

Austin died Aug 29 1850, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.3  


Sources

  1. "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.
  2. Contribution from Lizbet119 () citing:
    Henshaw family bible archived at the Massachusetts Historical Society.
  3. Contribution from Gwen Flint ().
  4. Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  6. http://www.worcesterart.org/Collection/Early_American/Artists/harding/flint/painting.html.
  7. Henshaw family bible archived at the Massachusetts Historical Society.


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