George Washington Henshaw

 1. James Henshaw (<1770-?) m Sally Andrews (1777-1842)
 2.. Daniel Henshaw (c1815-?) m Mary - (c1816-?)
 3... George Washington Henshaw (1837-1911)
      +Henretta Woolever (1845-?)
George Washington Henshaw     [ID 05535] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

George Washington Henshaw1,2,3 [Washington Handshaw4].

Born Apr - 18372,3,5 [about 18396], New York2,3,5.  

He married Henretta Woolever.2,5,7  Henretta, daughter of Hiram + Sarah Woolever3,6,7,8, was born Jun - 18453,6,7,8 [18469, about 18505, about 18472], New York3,6,7,8.  

George and Henretta were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 17 1870), Hornellsville, Steuben County, New York:5

Henshaw, Washington, age 32, born in New York; farm laborer.
Henshaw, Henretta, age 20, born in New York; keeps house.

In 1872 Washington was living in Hornellsville, Steuben County, New York.4  

On Dec 18 1873 George W. Henshaw, alias Washington Enshaw, applied for a pension as an invalid veteran of Company D, 104th New York Infantry.10  

George and Henretta were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 4-5 1880), Hartsville, Steuben County, New York:2

Henshaw, Geo W, age 42 [unclear], born in New York; father born in Connecticut; mother born in England; farmer.
Henshaw, Henretta, wife, age 33, born in New York; parents born in Pennsylvania; keeping house.
Henshaw, Daniel, father, age 68, born in New York; parents birthplaces unknown; widow; shoemaker.

George and Henretta were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 26 1900), Thurston, Steuben County, New York:3

Henshaw, George W, head-of-household, age 63, born Apr 1837 in New York; father born in Vermont; mother born in England; married 38 years; farmer; owned home.
Henshaw, Henretta, wife, age 54, born June 1845 in New York; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 38 years; no children.
Knowles, Floyd, boarder, age 16, born June 1883 in New York; parents born in New York; farm laborer.
Knowles, Cora, adopted, age 14, born June 1885 in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Living next door in 1900 was the family of a Chester [or Charles? - unclear] & Susan Knowles,11 who might be related to the Knowles children shown above in George's household.12  It is believed that the above Knowles children were the children of Alice Henshaw #14514,12 who is further believed to be the same as George's niece, Alice Henshaw #6627.12  

George and Henretta were shown in the 1910 census (May 1910), Thurston, Steuben County, New York:6

Henshaw, George W, head-of-household, age 71, born in New York; father born in Vermont; mother born in England; first marriage, married 47 years; [..occupation unclear..]; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Henriette [unclear], wife, age 65, born in New York; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 47 years; no children.
Living next door in 1910 was the family of nephew Arthur.13  

George Washington Henshaw died May 10 1911.1  

On Jun 7 1911 Henrietta Henshaw applied for a pension as widow of George W. Henshaw, alias Washington Enshaw, veteran of Company D, 104th New York Infantry.10  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Kelly Taft Krause ().
  2. 1880 census, Hartsville, Steuben County, New York; roll T9-0933, ED 176, page 251D, line #26, dwelling #36, family #39.
  3. 1900 census, Thurston, Steuben County, New York; ED 105, page 121A, line #35, dwelling #213, family #216.
  4. Contribution from Tracy Smith citing:
    Notice for heirs to appear at the probate of the will of John Rollins.
  5. 1870 census, Hornellsville, Steuben County, New York; roll M593-1095, page 277, line #40, dwelling #813, family #912.
  6. 1910 census, Thurston, Steuben County, New York; roll T624-1080, ED 155, page 171B, line #90, dwelling #168, family #172.
  7. Contribution from ().
  8. 1860 census, South Dansville P.O., Dansville, Steuben County, New York; roll M653-862, page 32, line #4, dwelling #255, family #244.
  9. Genealogy data posted by (); http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. 1900 census, Thurston, Steuben County, New York; ED 105, page 121A, line #39, dwelling #214, family #217.
  12. Speculation.
  13. 1910 census, Thurston, Steuben County, New York; roll T624-1080, ED 155, page 171B, line #83, dwelling #167, family #171.


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