Joseph Sumner 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......... Joseph Sumner Henshaw (1806-1891)
            +Eliza - (c1815-1852)
10..........  Charles Henshaw (c1841-1870) 1
10..........  Mary Ann Henshaw (c1846-?) 1
10..........  Emily Henshaw (c1849-?) 1,2
            +Eliza - (c1811-1883)
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Joseph Sumner Henshaw3,4 [Summer Henshaw5].

Born Dec 26 18061,3,6 [about 18164], Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts1,3,6.  

He married Eliza -.1  Eliza was born about 18151 [about 18184], New York1.  

Eliza died Sep 3 1852, Albany, Albany County, New York; age 34.4  Medical: Eliza died due to "Child Bed".4  

He then married Eliza -.4  Eliza was born about 1811.4  

Joseph and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 15 1860), Albany, Albany County, New York:1

Joseph S Henshaw, age 53, born in Massachusetts; tavern proprietor.
Eliza Henshaw, age 45, born in New York.
Charles Henshaw, age 19, born in New York; bar tender.
Mary Ann Henshaw, age 14, born in New York; attended school.
Emily Henshaw, age 11, born in New York; attended school.
[... ten other unrelated individuals, apparently boarders ...]

Joseph and family were shown in the 1880 census, Albany, Albany County, New York:2

Henshaw, Joseph, age 72, born in Massachusetts; parents born in Massachusetts; laborer.
Henshaw, Eliza, wife, age 60, born in New York; parents born in New York; keeping house;
Henshaw, Emma, daughter, age 31, born in New York; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in New York; single.

Eliza died Dec 2 1883, Albany, Albany County, New York; age 69.4  

Joseph Sumner Henshaw died Mar 29 1891, Albany, Albany County, New York; age 75.4  


  1. 1860 census, 2nd Ward, Albany, Albany County, New York; page 241, line #1, dwelling #39, family #89.
  2. 1880 LDS census index, 5th Ward, Albany, Albany County, New York; roll T9-0805, page 138B.
  3. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing: LDS IGI.
  4. Menands, New York, Albany Rural Cemetery Burial Cards, 1791-2011;
  5. "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.
  6. The LDS IGI - Massachusetts, citing: Vital records of the town of Auburn (formerly Ward), Massachusetts.

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