Louisa Adelia Henshaw

 1. William Henshaw (1742-1796) m Elizabeth Gilbert (1746-1826)
 2.. James Steuben Henshaw (1778-1872) m Amy Gale (1784-1868)
 3... Orrin Henshaw (1807-1889) m Aurel Train Brown (1812-1884)
 4.... Louisa Adelia Henshaw (1843-1921)
       +Adam M. Miller (1845-1927)
Louisa Adelia Henshaw     [ID 04897] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Feb - 18431,2,3,4,5,6,7 [Feb 6 18468], New York1,2,3,4,5,6,7.  

She married Adam M. Miller6,8,9, Dec 30 18696,8,9 [about 18625], Griffin Mills, Aurora Township, Erie County, New York6,8,9.  Married by Rev R.M. Sandford.10  Adam, son of Peter P. + Catherine Miller, was born Jul - 1845, New York.3,4,5,6,11,12  

Children:4,5,6,7

Walter Howard Miller, born Aug 14 1873; died Apr 30 1919; married Anna Henrietta Henderson, Jun 10 1902 (children: Dorothy Louise Miller, Myron Henderson Miller, Margaret Frances Miller, Ella Miller). 9,13
Fred Orin Miller, born Dec 26 1874; died Oct 8 1934, Lawrence County, South Dakota; unmarried. 8,9,14,15

Louisa and Adam were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 8 1870), living with Adam's parents in Shelby, Orleans County, New York:3

Miller, Peter, age 56, born in New York; day laborer.
Miller, Catherine, age 58, born in New York; keeping house.
Miller, Adam, age 24, born in New York; paper maker.
Miller, Adelia, age 27, born in New York.

Louisa and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 7 1880), Shelby Center, Orleans County, New York:4

Miller, Adam, age 35, born in New York; parents born in New York; laborer.
Miller, Adelia, wife, age 37, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Miller, Walter, son, age 6, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Miller, Freddie, son, age 5, born in New York; parents born in New York.

About 1884 Louisa, husband Adam and sons Walter And Fred moved to Hand County, Dakota Territory (now South Dakota).16  

On Nov 3 1891 Adam M. Millar received a U.S. government patent on 160 acres of land in Hand County, South Dakota.17,18  On Apr 10 1901 Adam M. Millar received a U.S. government patent on 160 additional acres of land in Hand County, South Dakota.17,18  On Dec 4 1903 son Fred O. Millar received a patent on another 160 acres of land in Hand County, South Dakota.17,18  

Louisa and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), Spring Hills Township, Hand County, South Dakota:5

Miller, Adam M., head-of-household, age 54, born July 1845 in New York; parents born in New York; married 38 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Miller, Louisa A., wife, age 57, born Feb 1843 in New York; parents born in New York; married 38 years; 2 children, 2 living; occupation: house wife.
Miller, Fred O., son, age 25, born Dec 1874 in New York; parents born in New York; single; occupation: farmer.

Louisa and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 11-12 1910), Reeds School District, Lawrence County, South Dakota:6

Miller, Adam, head-of-household, age 65, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 41 years; occupation: farmer, truck farm; owned farm (free).
Miller, Louisa A., wife, age 67, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 41 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Miller, Fred O., son, age 35, born in New York; parents born in New York; single; occupation: laborer, home farm.

Louisa and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 17 1920), Reed School District, Lawrence County, South Dakota:7

Miller, Adam, head-of-household, age 73, born in New York; parents born in New York; owned home.
Miller, Adelia L., wife, age 76, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Miller, Fred O., son, age 45, born in New York; parents born in New York; single; occupation: farmer, general.

Louisa Adelia Henshaw died Feb 1 1921, Lawrence County, South Dakota; buried Spearfish, Lawrence County, South Dakota.8,14,15  State death file #73745.15  

Adam died Jan 19 1927, Lawrence County, South Dakota.14,15  State death file #107584.15  

Son Fred was shown in the 1930 census (May 2 1930), living alone in Lawrence County, South Dakota:19

Miller, Fred O., head-of-household, age 55, born in New York; parents born in New York; single; owned home ($10,000 value); radio in home; occupation: farmer, farming; not a veteran.

Louisa's family bible was apparently started by her parents, as there is a note in the bible which states the bible was given to Louisa upon the death of her parents.10  


Sources

  1. 1850 census, Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll M432-498, page 86, line #4, dwelling #1302, family #1317.
  2. 1860 census, Griffins Mills P.O., Aurora, Erie County, New York; roll M653-752, page 473, line #1, dwelling #712, family #698.
  3. 1870 census, Shelby, Shelby Center P.O., Orleans County, New York; roll M593-1071, page 297-298, line #38, dwelling #121 family #123.
  4. 1880 census, Shelby Center, Orleans County, New York; roll T9-912, ED 153, page 292A, line #1, dwelling #187, family #142.
  5. 1900 census, Spring Hills Township, Hand County, South Dakota; roll T623-1550, ED 166, page 2B, line #94.
  6. 1910 census, Reeds School District, Lawrence County, South Dakota; roll T624-1483, ED 41, page 80A, line #25, dwelling #176, family #179.
  7. 1920 census, Reeds School District, Lawrence County, South Dakota; roll T625-1721, ED 123, page 7B, line #68, dwelling #125, family #129.
  8. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  9. Contribution from LeRoy Miller () citing: Walter Howard Miller; Louisa Henshaw family bible.
  10. Contribution from LeRoy Miller () citing: Louisa Henshaw family bible.
  11. 1850 census, Shelby, Orleans County, New York; roll M432-575, page 251, line #36, dwelling #206 family #209.
  12. 1860 census, Shelby, Shelby P.O., Orleans County, New York; roll M653-836, page 651, line #16, dwelling #557 family #547.
  13. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Lynette Utpadel ().
  14. Contribution from LeRoy Miller () citing: death notice for Fred Orin Miller.
  15. South Dakota Death Index, 1905-1955; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. Contribution from LeRoy Miller ().
  17. U.S. Bureau of Land Management - http://www.glorecords.blm.gov.
  18. Hand County, South Dakota Federal Land Records; USGenWeb Archives:
    ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/sd/hand/land/hand-m.txt.
  19. 1930 census, Township 7, Lawrence County, South Dakota; roll T626-2226, ED 37, page 1B, line #61, dwelling #12, family #12.


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