John Henshaw

 1. Samuel Henshaw (c1661-c1719) m Keziah Pell (c1670->1721)
 2.. Samuel Henshaw (?-c1758) m Martha Noell (c1689-?)
 3... Samuel Henshaw (1715-1788) m Martha Briggs 
 4.... John Henshaw (1762-1804)
       +Patty Newman (1757-1805)
 5.....  Thomas Henshaw (c1770-1840) 1
 5.....  William Henshaw  1
 5.....  John Henshaw (1781-1843) 1,2
 5.....  Samuel Henshaw (1782-1848) 1
 5.....  Mary Ann Newman Henshaw (1783-1862) 1,2,3,4
 5.....  Virenda Henshaw  1
 5.....  James Newman Henshaw (1789-1875) 1
John Henshaw     [ID 05121] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

John Henshaw1 [John Hanshaw5].

Born Mar 30 1762, Essex County, Virginia.1,3  

He married Patty Newman1,5,6,7 [Patsey Newman3,8], Dec 4 17801,5,6,7, Orange County, Virginia1,5,6,7.  Patty, daughter of James Newman & Veranda Noel, was born Oct 29 1757, Orange County, Virginia.1,2,3  

Note that Patty's sister, Mary Newman, married Edmund Henshaw (relationship to John Henshaw unknown).  

The following land sale record apparently refers to this John Henshaw:9

7 JAN 1790.  Benjamin Hawkins and Judith his wife, to John Henshaw, all of Culpeper, 100 acres on branch of Deep Run adjacent to Felty Bungar's line and Kilby.  Witnessed by H. Hill, Ben Gaines, James Newman, WM. Henshaw.

John Henshaw died Sep 9 1804, Madison County, Virginia.1,3  

Patty died Jan 6 1805, Madison County, Virginia.1,3  

In the Nov 20 1805 will of Patsey's brother, James Newman, Jr., he makes no reference to deceased Patsey, but does mention her children:8,10

Item.  All the balance of my estate, land, negroes stock of every kind, household furniture until the death of my wife Mary Newman, she is to have peaceable possession as long as she lives, I give and bequeath unto my sister Patsey Henshaw's seven children to be equally divided among them and their heirs forever.  

Item.  I give and bequeath one negro girl in my estate by the name of Milinda to Mary Henshaw, daughter to my sister Patsey Henshaw, she and her increase to her and her heirs forever.  

Item.  I give and bequeath unto John Henshaw, son to my said sister, my old bay mare her and her increse to him forever.  

See also: John Henshaw


  1. Contribution from Debra Henshaw Lawrence.
  2. Contribution from Roy Wheeler ().
  3. The family bible of Paschal Early of Madison County, Virginia;
    USGenWeb Archives:
  4. The family bible of Paschal Early of Madison County, Virginia;
    USGenWeb Archives:
  5. "Virginia Marriages to 1825".
  6. "Virginia Marriage Records", Deed Book No. 17, Orange County, Virginia.
  7. Posting Sep 4 2000 by Helen Austin () to HINSHAW-L, citing:
    "Marriages of Orange Co. VA 1747-1820"; Pine Bluff, AR: 1959; Catherine L. Knorr.
  8. Contribution from Roy Wheeler () citing:
    Will of James Newman, Jr., Madison County, VA Will Book 2, pages 22,23.
  9. Posting Dec 15 2000 by Craig Kilby () to VACULPEP-L
    citing: Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book P, page 329.
  10. Will of James Newman, Jr., Madison County, Virginia; USGenWeb Archives:

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