Phebe 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 Phebe Swan (1753-1808)
 8........ Phebe Henshaw (1777-1815)
           +Joseph Addison Denny (1777-1822)
Phebe Henshaw     [ID 04586] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Dec 4 1777, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4  

She married Joseph Addison Denny, Nov 19 1799.1,5,6  Joseph Addison Denny, son of Samuel Denny & Elizabeth Bass Henshaw, was born Apr 2 1777.3,6  Phebe and Joseph were first cousins; Joseph was the son of Phebe's aunt Elizabeth Henshaw.  


Theodore Denny, born Feb 26 1800.
Catherine Henshaw Denny, born Jul 28 1801.
Henry Augustus Denny, born Oct 10 1802; married Eliza Edmonds Sprague. 6
Joseph Addison Denny, born May 13 1804; died Feb 25 1875; a magistrate and legislator; married Mary Davis, Apr 30 1829. 6,7
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; 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 1815.1,3  

After Phebe died, Joseph remarried to Phebe's sister Lucinda.3  

Joseph Addison Denny died Nov 19 1822, Leicester, Massachusetts.3  


  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. "Genealogy of the Denny family in England and America", Denny, Christopher Columbus; Leicester, Massachusettes, 1886.
  4. Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988;
  5. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  6. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution (
  7. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by ().

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