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......... Daniel Henshaw (1812-1901) +Diantha Livermore (1813-1897) 10.......... Ann Jeanette Larue Henshaw (1835-1891) 1,2,3,4 10.......... Eldridge Golden Henshaw (1837-1867) 1,4 10.......... Adelaide Lunette Henshaw (1839-?) 1,5,6,7 10.......... Mary Josephine Henshaw (1841-1877) 1,4 10.......... Frederick Eugene Henshaw (1843-1914) 1,4 10.......... Helen Elizabeth Henshaw (1846-1912) 1,4
|Daniel Henshaw [ID 04725]||Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view:|
Born Feb 9 1812, Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10
At the age of 14 Daniel left his parents' farm and learned the trade of scythe making, which he followed about eight or ten years. When 24 years old he moved to New York state, engaging in blacksmithing.9
He married Diantha Livermore, Jul 23 1834, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.5,11,12 Diantha, daughter of Daniel Livermore & Betsey Parker, was born Mar 30 1813, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,5,10,12
At the time of his marriage, Daniel lived in Pine Plain, New York.1
In 1849 Daniel abandoned the blacksmith trade and started a line of stages between Eaton and Utica.9
Daniel and family were shown in the 1850 census (Jul 1850), Eaton, Madison County, New York:10
In 1856 Daniel moved to Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois,9,13 opening a hotel on West Street (later 132 West Street).4,9 The hotel was originally built in 1855 by a George Hinckley and called the "Transient House", then purchased by a J. Milton Smith, who sold it in 1856 to Daniel Henshaw who ran the hotel for fourteen years as the "Henshaw House". In 1871 the hotel was converted to dwelling houses.14,15
Daniel and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 21 1860), Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois:4
During the Civil War Daniel turned to farming.9
Daniel and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 18 1870), South Street, Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois:2
Daniel and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 1 1880), South Street, Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois:3
Diantha died 1897.5
Widower Daniel and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1900), 317 West South, Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois:7
Daniel Henshaw died 1901.5
A biographical sketch of Daniel Henshaw was published in the 1886 "Portrait and Biographical Album of Knox County, Illinois"9 (see scan below).
Photo: Daniel Henshaw biographical sketch 9
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