1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?)
2.. William Henshaw (1736-1799) m Agnes Ann Anderson (c1745-<1806)
3... Hiram Henshaw (1771-1845) m Mary McConnell (1777-1842)
4.... James William Henshaw (1809-1861) m Nancy Elizabeth Miller (1818-1893)
5..... John Moore Henshaw (1845-1905)
+Mary Kate McKown (c1850-1878)
+Mary Murray Wily (1862-?)
6...... Roberta Bolling Henshaw (1883-1955) 1,2,3,4
6...... Myra Alletta Henshaw (1885-1916) 1,2
6...... Nannie Elizabeth Henshaw (1889-1971) 1,2,4
6...... Frances Hamilton Henshaw (1912-) 1
6...... Edgar Brown Henshaw (1914-) 1
6...... Harry Silver Henshaw (1916-1918) 1
John Moore Henshaw [ID 05297]
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Born Jun 5 18451,2,5,6,7 [about 18448], Virginia1,2,5,6,7.
He married Mary Kate McKown9 [Katherine McKown1]. Mary, daughter of G. + C.Y. McKown, was born about 1850, Gerardstown, Berkeley County, Virginia.9
Mary died Oct 1 1878, Mill Creek, Berkeley County, West Virginia; age 28.9 Katherine died with no issue.1
Widower John was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 2 1880), living with his mother in Berkeley County, West Virginia:7
Henshaw, Jno M, age 35, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; widower; farmer & miller.
Henshaw, Nancy E.
, mother, age 62, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; widow; keeping house.
He then married Mary Murray Wily, about 1881, Presbyterian Church, Gerrardstown, West Virginia.1,2 Mary, daughter of Dr. John Bolling Wily & Anne Gifford Murray, was born Jul - 1862, Virginia.1,2
John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 20 1900), 414 W. John St., Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia:2
Henshaw, J.M., head-of-household, age 55, born June 1855 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 19 years; occupation: merchant; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Mary M., wife, age 37, born July 1862 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 19 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Roberta B.
, daughter, age 17, born Jan 1883 in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school 9 months.
Henshaw, Myra A.
, daughter, age 14, born Aug 1885 in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school 9 months.
Henshaw, Nannie E.
, daughter, age 11, born Oct 1889 in West Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
John Moore Henshaw died Dec 5 1905.1
Note there is something seriously wrong with this data by Edith Henshaw Kuntz. John's eldest children are shown born well after he reportedly died!10
Photo: Mary Kate McKown death record Berkeley County, West Virginia
- "History of Henshaws in Scotland, in England and in America to the Present
Time", Edith Henshaw Kuntz, 1956;
contributed by Don Henshaw.
- 1900 census, 3rd Ward, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T623-1755, ED 15, page 4B, line #66, dwelling #78, family #84.
- Roberta Bolling Henshaw death certificate.
- Roberta Bolling Henshaw obituary.
- 1860 census, Gerardstown P.O., Berkeley County, Virginia; page 902, line #5, dwelling #1596, family #1654.
- 1870 census, Martinsburg P.O., Arden Township, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll M593-1684, page 135, line #36, dwelling #35, family #35.
- 1880 census, Mill Creek, Berkeley County, West Virginia; roll T9-1400, ED 13, page 245A, line #2, dwelling #37, family #38.
- 1850 census, 9th District, Berkeley County, Virginia; roll 936, pg 418, family #1565.
- Mary Kate McKown death record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
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