James H. Henshaw

 1. James Henshaw (<1770-?) m Sally Andrews (1777-1842)
 2.. Daniel Henshaw (c1815-?) m Mary - (c1816-?)
 3... James H. Henshaw (1836-1894)
      +Eliza A. Holden (c1844-?)
 4....  Alice Henshaw (c1859-1921) 1,2,3
 4....  Abigail Henshaw (c1865-?) 2,3,4
 4....  William H. Henshaw (c1867-1940) 2,3,4,5,6
 4....  Ira F. Henshaw (1869-1938) 1,2,3,4
 4....  Susan M. Henshaw (1870-1914) 1,2,3,4
 4....  Mary Etta Henshaw (c1872-1950) 1,2,4,7
 4....  James Gary Henshaw (1875-?) 2,4,8
 4....  Richard N. Henshaw (1877-?) 2,4,8,9
 4....  Annie M. Henshaw (1879-1913) 1,2,4
 4....  Marion L. Henshaw (1884-1950) 2,8,9
 4....  Nancy A. Henshaw (1887-?) 2,8
James H. Henshaw     [ID 05538] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

James H. Henshaw1,10 [James Handshaw11].

Born Apr 11 1836, New York.1,4,12  

He married Eliza A. Holden.1,5  Eliza was born about 184412 [about 18423,4,13, Jan - 18498, Jan - 18487], New York12.  

James and Eliza were shown in the 1860 census, Dansville, Steuben County, New York, living in the household of what seems to be Eliza's apparently-widowed mother:12

Catharine [unclear] Holden, female, age 58, born in New York; wash woman; $25 personal property.
Jacob [unclear] Holden, male, age 17, born in New York; farm hand; attended school.
Cath[..unclear..] Holden, female, age 13, born in New York; attended school.
James Hanshaw, age 24, born in New York; farm hand.
Eliza A. Hanshaw, age 16, born in New York.
Living nearby in 1860 was the family of James' father, Daniel Henshaw.14  

James and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 1870), Dansville, Steuben County, New York:3

Hanshaw, James, age 38, born in New York; occupation: "general work"; $10,000 real estate; $3000 personal property.
Hanshaw, Eliza, wife, age 27, born in New York.
Hanshaw, Alice, age 11, born in New York.
Hanshaw, William, age 3, born in New York.
Hanshaw, Abbie, age 4, born in New York.
Hanshaw, Ira age 1, born in New York.
Hanshaw, Susan, age 3 months, born May 1870 in New York.

In 1872 James was still living in Dansville, Steuben County, New York.11  

James and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 11 1880), Dansville, Steuben County, New York:4

Henshaw, James, age 44, born in New York; parents born in New York; farm laborer.
Henshaw, Eliza A., wife, age 38, born in New York; parents born in New York; keeping house.
Henshaw, Abbie D., daughter, age 15, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Wm H., son, age 13, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school; farm laborer.
Henshaw, Ira T. [initial unclear], son, age 11, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Susan M., daughter, age 10, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Mary, daughter, age 8, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, James G., son, age 5, born in New York; parents born in New York; attended school.
Henshaw, Richard N., son, age 3, born in New York; parents born in New York.
Henshaw, Annie M., daughter, age 6 months, born Dec 1879 in New York; parents born in New York.

James Henshaw was listed in the 1891 Directory of Rathbone, Steuben County, New York.  His occupation was listed as "farmer".15  

James H. Henshaw died Jan 11 1894.1,10  

Widow Eliza and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 2 1900), Rathbone, Steuben County, New York:8

Hanshaw, Eliza A., head-of-household, age 51, born Jan 1849 [or 1848 - unclear] in New York; parents born in New York; widow; 12 children, 12 living; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Hanshaw, Garry J., son, age 25, born Mar 1875 in New York; parents born in New York; occupation: farmer.
Hanshaw, Richard, son, age 23, born Jan 1877 in New York; parents born in New York; occupation: farm laborer.
Hanshaw, Marion, son, age 15, born July 1884 in New York; parents born in New York; occupation: farm laborer.
Hanshaw, Mancy [sic], daughter, age 13, born Jan 1887 in New York; parents born in New York; attended school 6 months.
Living nearby in 1900 was the family of son Ira.16  

Widow Eliza was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16-18 1910), Rathbone Township, Steuben County, New York:13

Henshaw, Eliza A., head-of-household, age 68, born in New York; parents born in New York; widow, married 30 years; 15 children, 12 living; occupation: own income.
Living next door in 1910 was the family of son Ira.17  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Kelly Taft Krause ().
  2. Contribution from Tracy Smith citing:
    Will of James Henshaw.
  3. 1870 census, Dansville, Steuben County, New York; page 134B, line #1, dwelling #330, family #309.
  4. 1880 census, Dansville, Steuben County, New York; roll T9-0933, ED 172, page 186C, line #14, dwelling #142, family #150.
  5. Contribution from Tracy Smith citing:
    Steuben County, New York marriage record of William H. Henshaw.
  6. Contribution from Tracy Smith citing:
    Steuben County, New York marriage records.
  7. Contribution from Joyce Sharpley ().
  8. 1900 census, Rathbone, Steuben County, New York; roll T623-1164, ED 104, page 1B, line #52, dwelling #15, family #15.
  9. Contribution from Mark Hoy Henshaw.
  10. Contribution from Tracy Smith.
  11. Contribution from Tracy Smith citing:
    Notice for heirs to appear at the probate of the will of John Rollins.
  12. 1860 census, South Dansville P.O., Dansville, Steuben County, New York; roll M653-862, page 818, line #25, dwelling #208, family #202.
  13. 1910 census, Rathbone Township, Steuben County, New York; roll T624-1080, ED 154, page 155B, line #66, dwelling #15, family #15.
  14. 1860 census, Dansville, Steuben County, New York; page 812, line #11, dwelling #161, family #158.
  15. Steuben County, New York Directory, 1891; Ancestry.com.
  16. 1900 census, Rathbone, Steuben County, New York; roll T623-1164, ED 104, page 2A, line #7, dwelling #31, family #31.
  17. 1910 census, Rathbone Township, Steuben County, New York; roll T624-1080, ED 154, page 155B, line #58, dwelling #14, family #14.


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