Emma Henshaw

 1. John Hoover Henshaw (1817-1883) m Elizabeth Field (1823-1898)
 2.. Emma Henshaw (c1842-1921)
     +John Francis Irvine (1828-1898)
Emma Henshaw     [ID 06003] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 18421 [18422], Illinois1 [Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi2].  

She married John Francis Irvine3,4 [J. F. Irving5,6,7,8,9], Mar 21 18763,4, Warren County, Mississippi3,4.  John, son of William Irvine, was born Feb 17 1828, Jessamine County, Kentucky.2  

John had been previously married to Theresa Burton, by whom he had a son, John Francis Irvine Jr., who later married Emma's neice, Emma Raum.2  


Harris Irvine, born 1878; died Jul 3 1928. 2,7,8

John Francis Irvine became an extremely successful businessman in the town of Bayou Sara.  He owned warehouses, shipping infrastructure, businesses and saloons.  For many years, between 1872-1898, John Francis served as the Mayor of Bayou Sara.  He had a large Gothic revival mansion in Bayou Sara, which was destroyed in the flood of 1911.2  

John died Feb 4 1898, St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.2  

Emma Henshaw died 1921, St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.2  


  1. 1850 census, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana; family #63; USGenWeb Archives.
  2. Contribution from David Herron ().
  3. "Mississippi Marriages From 1829 to 1900"; http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
  4. "Marriage Index: AR, MO, MS, TX"; http://www.genealogy.com.
  5. "Mississippi and Florida, 1800-1900 Marriage Index"; http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
  6. Contribution from David Herron () citing: notes from Emma Raum Irvine, 1949.
  7. Contribution from Kristen Wagner-Henshaw.
  8. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  9. "Field Genealogy", by Frederick C. Pierce; CS71.F453.

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