William 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........ Joseph Henshaw (1774-1855) m Relief Goulding (1781-1847)
 9......... William Henshaw (1808-1877)
            +Jane Hoose (c1815-1891)
10..........  Sarah N. Henshaw (c1836-?) 1,2
10..........  Mary Jane Henshaw (1840-1916) 1,3,4
William Henshaw     [ID 04718] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Mar 3 1808, Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts.3,5  

He married Jane Hoose6,7 [Jane Hoes3,4], Apr 24 18346,7, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts6,7.  Jane was born about 1815, New York.3,8  

William and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 17 1860), Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts:1

William Henshaw, age 52, born in Massachusetts; miller; $5700 real estate; $500 personal property.
Jane Henshaw, age 45, born in New York.
Sarah M. Henshaw, age 24, born in Massachusetts.
James Capen, age 28, born in Massachusetts; $1500 real estate; $350 personal property.
Jenny M. Capen, age 21, born in Massachusetts.

William Henshaw died 1877.3  

Widow Jane was shown in the 1880 census, living in the household of daughter Jennie in Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts:8

Capen, James, age 48; born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; merchant.
Capen, Jennie N., wife, age 39; born in Massachusetts; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in New York; keeping house.
Capen, Etta A., daughter, age 16; born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts.
Henshaw, Jane, mother-in-law, age 65; born in New York; parents born in New York; widow.
Keeley, Bridget N., servant, age 22, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Ireland; single.

Jane died 1891.3  


  1. 1860 census, Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll M653-530, page 790, line #9, dwelling #1023, family #1215-1216.
  2. 1910 census, Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T624-630, ED 1817, page 171B, line #82, dwelling #124, family #190.
  3. Contribution from John Quinn ().
  4. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution (www.ancestry.com).
  5. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing: LDS IGI.
  6. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 362.
  7. New England Historical & Genealogical Society. "Massachusetts Town Vital Records".
  8. 1880 LDS census index, Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll T9-0566, page 221D.

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