John Marsh 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........ Joshua Henshaw (1765-1840) m Esther Burnham (1768-1853)
 9......... Ashbel Burnham Henshaw (c1807-1874) m Margaret Houston Marsh (c1819-1854)
10.......... John Marsh Henshaw (1847-1906)
             +Emilie Ann "Mimi" Chouteau (1846-1894)
11...........  Charles Chouteau Henshaw (1872-1933) 1,2,3,4,5
11...........  Margaret Mary Henshaw (1875-1877) 1,2
11...........  Ashbel Burnam Henshaw (1878-1894) 1,2,3,4
11...........  Nevil Gratiot Henshaw (1880-1936) 1,2,3,4,5,6
11...........  Harold Marsh Henshaw (1884-1929) 1,2,5
John Marsh Henshaw     [ID 06063] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jun 6 1847, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9  

During the Civil War John Marsh Henshaw, a resident of New Iberia, Louisiana, served as a private in Company I, 2nd Louisiana Cavalry.10,11,12  He was shown in the Roll of Prisoners of War; paroled at New Iberia, Louisiana on Jun 11 1865.12  

He married Emilie Ann "Mimi" Chouteau2,6 [Emeline Chauteau1], Dec 5 18702,6.  Emilie, daughter of Charles Pierre Chouteau & Julia Augusta Gratiot2,6, was born Oct 1 18462,6 [about 18483,4,13,14], St. Louis, Missouri2,6.  

John and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 7 1880), New Iberia, Louisiana:3

Henshaw, John, age 33, born in Louisiana; father born in Boston; mother born in New York; planter.
Henshaw, Emile, wife, age 32, born in Missouri; father born in Missouri; mother born in Virginia; keeping house.
Henshaw, Charles, son, age 7, born in Missouri; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Missouri; at school.
Henshaw, Ashwell, son, age 2, born in Missouri; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Missouri.
Henshaw, Nevil G., son, age 2 months, born Apr [1880] in Missouri; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Missouri.
Welch, Delia, servant, age 33, born in Ireland; parents born in Ireland; single; nurse.

John and family were doubly-enumerated in the 1880 census, being again shown in the 1880 census (Nov 13 1880), living with (or visiting) Emily's parents in St. Louis, Missouri:4

Chouteau, Chas., age 60, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; Gov. Capitalist.
Chouteau, Julia, wife, age 56, born in Virginia; father born in Missouri; mother born in Virginia; keeping house.
Chouteau, Pierre, son, age 30, born in Missouri; father born in Missouri; mother born in Virginia; civil engineer.
Chouteau, Nannie, daughter, age 24, born in Missouri; father born in Missouri; mother born in Virginia.
Chouteau, Marie, daughter, age 7, born in Missouri; father born in Missouri; mother born in Virginia; at school.
Henshaw, M. John, son-in-law, age 32, born in Louisiana; parents born in Louisiana.
Henshaw, Emily, daughter, age 32, born in Missouri; father born in Missouri; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Charles, grandson, age 7, born in Missouri; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Missouri; at school.
Henshaw, Burnham, grandson, age 2, born in Missouri; parents born in Louisiana [sic].
Henshaw, Neville, grandson, age 6 months, born in Missouri; parents born in Louisiana [sic].
Gratiot, Ann, mother-in-law, age 82, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; widow.
Singer, Caroline, servant, age 35, born in Missouri; parents born in Germany; single; ladies maid.
Welch, Delia, servant, age 30, born in Missouri; parents born in Ireland; widow; nurse.
Rafferty, Mary, servant, age 25, born in Ireland; parents born in Ireland; widow; nurse.
Pendergast, Alice, servant, age 38, born in Ireland; parents born in Ireland; single; nurse.
Lyons, Mary, servant, age 30, born in Ireland; parents born in Ireland; single; chambermaid.
McCarthy, Mary, servant, age 20, born in Missouri; parents born in Ireland; single; chambermaid.
Gideon, Elmira, servant, black, age 56, born in Maryland; parents born in Maryland; single; chambermaid.
Lewis, Mary, servant, age 35, born in Germany; parents born in Germany; single; cook.
Minkel, Bertha, servant, age 30, born in Germany; parents born in Germany; single; cook.
McKenna, Ellen, servant, age 38, born in Ireland; parents born in Ireland; single; laundress.
Christian, Albert, servant, black, age 75, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; widower; butler; cannot read or write.
Bowman, Thomas, servant, black, age 40, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; married; coachman; cannot read or write.
McAllister, John, servant, age 50, born in Ireland; parents born in Ireland; widower; groom.
Slaughter, Eli, servant, black, age 18, born in Indiana; parents born in Kentucky; single; servant.

Emilie died Jan 22 1894, St. Louis, Missouri; buried Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, 5239 West Florissant Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri.2,15,16  

Widower John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 11 1900), Main street, New Iberia, Louisiana:5

Henshaw, John M., head-of-household, age 52, born June 1847 in Louisiana; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in New York; widower; occupation: land lord; owned home (mortgaged).
Henshaw, Charles C., son, age 26, born Oct 1873 in Missouri; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Missouri.
Henshaw, Neville G., son, age 20, born Apr 1880 in Missouri; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Missouri; attended school.
Henshaw, Harold M., son, age 16, born Jan 1884 in Louisiana; father born in Louisiana; mother born in Missouri; attended school.
Tenessen [unclear], Hahan [unclear], servant, white female age 56, born July 1843 in Norway; parents born in Norway; single; occupation: house keeper.
Brown, Clayton, servant, black male age 65, born May 1835 in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; single; occupation: day laborer.

John Marsh Henshaw died Jan 17 1906, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana; buried Avery Island Cemetery, Iberia Parish, Louisiana.2,6,8

(photo)Photo: Emilie Ann "Mimi" Chouteau gravestone Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum 15


Sources

  1. Henshaw genealogical chart, author unknown; Contributed by Donald Craig Henshaw.
  2. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Glenn Jones ().
  3. 1880 census, 6th Ward, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana; roll T9-0454, ED 31, page 445B, line #13, dwelling #476, family #495.
  4. 1880 census, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri; roll T9-0735, ED 408, page 209C, line #20, dwelling #128, family #140.
  5. 1900 census, 6th Ward, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana; roll T623-565, ED 35, page 17B, line #50, dwelling #333, family #333.
  6. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by John Dale ().
  7. Passport application from Charles Chouteau Henshaw.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=113164959.
  9. 1860 census, New Iberia P.O., Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana; page 125, line #20, dwelling #1015, family #1015.
  10. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Louisiana Confederate Soldiers; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1870 census, 6th Ward, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri; roll M593-816, page 225, line #17, dwelling #1374, family #1643.
  14. Nevil Gratiot Henshaw birth record.
  15. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13108604.
  16. http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~earlystlouis/calvcem-chouteau.html.


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