Andrew Burnham Henshaw

 1. William Henshaw (1742-1796) m Elizabeth Gilbert (1746-1826)
 2.. Joshua Henshaw (1775-1847) m Betsy King (c1785-1862)
 3... Andrew Burnham Henshaw (1806-1885)
      +Persis Spaulding (1809-1858)
 4....  Mercy Potter Henshaw (1831-1911) 1,2,3
 4....  William Henry Henshaw (1834-1915) 1,2,3,4
 4....  Alice Elizabeth Henshaw (1836-1908) 1,2,3
 4....  Hiram Franklin Henshaw (1839-1902) 1,2,3,5
 4....  Duane Francis Henshaw (1841-1915) 1,2,3
 4....  Lucinda E. Henshaw (1841-1915) 1,2,3
 4....  Jerome Joshua Henshaw (1847-1899) 1,2,3,6
Andrew Burnham Henshaw     [ID 04795] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jul 22 1806, New York.2,3,4,5  

He married Persis Spaulding, Aug 27 1829.1,2,5  Persis, daughter of Roswell Spalding & Mercy Potter, was born Aug 2 1809, Hoosick, Rensselaer County, New York.3,7,8  

Andrew B. was admitted to the West Aurora Congregational Church, Griffins Mills, Erie County, New York on Nov 12 1826 by profession.  Dismissed Dec 21 1832.1  

Andrew and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 7 1850), Aurora, Erie County, New York:3

Andrew B. Henshaw, age 44, born in New York; blacksmith; $650 real estate.
Persis Henshaw, age 41, born in New York.
Mercy Henshaw, age 19, born in New York.
Henry Henshaw, age 15, born in New York; blacksmith; attended school.
Ellis E. Henshaw, male [sic], age 14, born in New York; attended school.
Hiram Henshaw, age 11, born in New York; attended school.
Francis D. Henshaw, age 9, born in New York; attended school.
Lucinda E. Henshaw, age 8, born in New York; attended school.
Joshua J. Henshaw, age 2, born in New York.

Persis died Jul - 1858.7  

Widower Andrew was shown in the 1870 census (Aug 1-2 1870), living in the household of son William in Erie County, New York:4

Henshaw, Wm H, age 35, born in New York; farmer; $1530 real estate; $900 personal property.
Henshaw, Olive A., age 34, born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, Albertin L., age 10, born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Celia M., age 1, born in New York.
Henshaw, Andrew B, age 64, born in New York; farmer $250 real estate.

Andrew Burnham Henshaw died Mar 31 1885.2  


  1. Contribution from Tom Henshaw.
  2. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  3. 1850 census, Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll M432-498, page 97, line #4, dwelling #1687, family #1802.
  4. 1870 census, Boston P.O., Colden Township, Erie County, New York; roll M593-930, page 73, line #37, dwelling #20, family #20.
  5. Henshaw history and genealogy manuscript, original by Holmes Hart Henshaw, 1930; updated in 1995 by Donald Craig Henshaw and others.
  6. New York, Town Clerks' Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, ca 1861-1865;
  7. Contribution from Dawn Amos () citing: Spalding "Memorial".
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS)
    International Genealogical Index (IGI) - New York.

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