Harriet Hillhouse 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....... Benjamin Henshaw (1730-1793) m Mrs. Huldah (Stillman) Sumner 
 8........ Daniel Henshaw (1762-1825) m Sarah Esther Printis (1770-1849)
 9......... Harriet Hillhouse Henshaw (c1815-1867)
            +Henry B. McClure (1809-1881)
Harriet Hillhouse Henshaw     [ID 05213] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 18151,2 [18113], Vermont1,2.  

She married Henry B. McClure, Oct 5 1835, Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont.3,4,5  Henry was born 18091,6 [about 18127, about 18118], Vermont1,6.  Harriet and sister Frances were married at the same time in a double wedding.3  

Henry was an alumnus of Middlebury College.6  

Only child:4,5,9

Elizabeth Henshaw McClure, born Dec 2 1838, Jacksonville, Illinois; died Jul 15 1919; married Henry Stryker, Oct 16 1866 (children: Henry, Charlotte, Louise and Elizabeth Stryker). 10,11

Harriet family were shown in the 1850 census (Jul 20 1850), staying at the Empire Hotel in Jackson Township, Jackson County, Michigan:1

Henry B. McClure, age 40, born in Vermont; lawyer.
Harriet McClure, age 34, born in Vermont.
Elizabeth McClure, age 11, born in Illinois; attended school.

Harriet family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 5 1860), Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois:2

Henry B. McClure, age 48, born in Vermont; lawyer; $1200 real estate; $800 personal property.
Harriet McClure, age 45, born in Vermont.
Elizabeth McClure, age 20, born in Illinois.
Charlotte Croker, age 16, born in New York; servant.

Harriet Hillhouse Henshaw died Nov 21 1867, Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois; buried Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Illinois.6  

Widower Henry was shown in the 1870 census (Jun 1 1870), living in the household of daughter Elizabeth in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois:8

Stryker, Henry, age 38, born in Alabama; lawyer; $1,000 real estate; $6,000 personal property.
Stryker, Ella H., age 28, born in New Jersey; keeps house.
McClure, Henry, age 59, born in Vermont; lawyer; $45,000 real estate; $15,000 personal property.

Daughter Elizabeth was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 3 1880), College Avenue, Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois:10

Stryker, Henry, age 48, born in New Jersey; father born in New Jersey; mother born in Ireland; lawyer.
Stryker, Elizabeth H., wife, age 41, born in Illinois; parents born in Vermont; keeping house.
Stryker, Henry M.C., son, age 7, born in Illinois; father born in New Jersey; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Stryker, Charlotte, daughter, age 5, born in Illinois; father born in New Jersey; mother born in Illinois.
Stryker, Louise, daughter, age 3, born in Illinois; father born in New Jersey; mother born in Illinois.
Stryker, Baby, daughter, age 3 months, born Mch [1880] in Illinois; father born in New Jersey; mother born in Illinois.
Cole, Martha, servant, black, age 21, born in Missouri; father born in Maryland; servant; cannot write.
O'Donnell, Julia, servant, age 15, born in Illinois; parents born in Ireland; servant.

Henry died May 21 1881, Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois; buried Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Illinois.6

(photo)Photo: daughter Elizabeth Henshaw McClure portrait today hanging in an Episcopal church office in Jacksonville, Illinois 12


Sources

  1. 1850 census, Jackson Township, Jackson County, Michigan; reel M432-352, page 649, line #24, dwelling #186, family #191.
  2. 1860 census, city of Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois; roll M653-213, page 22, line #28, dwelling #146, family #144:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmaga/census-morg60/22.html.
  3. Contribution from Truman P. Young () citing:
    "Truman Marcellus Post", by T.A. Post, 1897.
  4. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution.
  5. "A Genealogical Register of the Descendants of Several Ancient Puritans",
    Vol. III; Abner Morse, N.E.H.G.S.; H.W. Dutton Press, Boston, 1861.
  6. Contribution from Elizabeth Taylor Greer () citing: gravestone, family records.
  7. 1860 census, city of Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois; reel M653-213, page 22, household #146:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmaga/census-morg60/22.html.
  8. 1870 census, 4th Ward, Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois; roll M593-263, page 544, line #21, dwelling #57, family #57.
  9. Contribution from Elizabeth Taylor Greer ().
  10. 1880 census, Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois; roll T9-0238, ED 170, page 189A, line #37, dwelling #67, family #75.
  11. State of Illinois; Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950:
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/GenealogyMWeb/idphdeathsrch.html.
  12. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Taylor Greer ().


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