Harriet 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 Phebe Swan (1753-1808)
 8........ Horatio Gates Henshaw (1788-1860) m Elizabeth Hastings (c1792-?)
 9......... Harriet Elizabeth Henshaw (1817-1896)
Harriet Elizabeth Henshaw     [ID 04604] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Mar 2 1817, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

Harriet was shown in the 1870 census (Jul 15 1870), living in the household of sister Caroline in Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts:5

Metcalf, Caroline H., age 45, born in Massachusetts; keeping house; $2200 personal property.
Metcalf, Sarah, age 12, born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Henshaw, Harriet E., age 53, born in Massachusetts; no occupation; $3000 real estate; $2000 personal property.

Harriet was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 22 1880), apparently living alone in Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts:6

Henshaw, Harriett E., age 63, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; single; keeping house.

Harriet Elizabeth Henshaw died 1896.1  


  1. Library of Congress, National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC), http://lcweb.loc.gov/z3950/rliname.html
  2. "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.
  3. 1850 census, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll M432-342, page 336, line #20 dwelling #416, family #439.
  4. 1860 census, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll M653-531, page 193, line #25, dwelling #209, family #225.
  5. 1870 census, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll M593-653, page 241, line #21, dwelling #332, family #376.
  6. 1880 census, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T9-563, ED 814, page 346C, line #4, dwelling #447, family #566.
  7. New England Historical & Genealogical Society. "Massachusetts Town Vital Records".

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