John W. Henshaw

 1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?)
 2.. William Henshaw (1736-1799) m Agnes Ann Anderson (c1745-<1806)
 3... Washington Henshaw (1779-1853) m Charlotte Malick (1778-1822)
 4.... Levi Henshaw (1814-1873) m Margaret Kennedy (c1816-?)
 5..... John W. Henshaw (1843-1864)
John W. Henshaw     [ID 06222] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born 1843, Tennessee.1,2,3  

During the Civil War John enlisted, along with his half-brother James, in the 29th Tennessee Infantry.1  He then served as a private in Company B, 12th Tennessee Cavalry.1  

John W. Henshaw died May 30 1864, Greenville, Tennessee; age 21 years 10 days.1,4  John was killed in action.4

(photo)Photo: John W. Henshaw 12th (Day's) Battalion, Tennessee Cavalry 5


  1. Posting Dec 23 2004 by Tom Newman () to HINSHAW-L, citing: Levi Henshaw family bible.
  2. 1850 census, Greene County, Tennessee; roll 880, page 218, dwelling #988.
  3. 1860 census, Horse Creek P.O., Greene County, Tennessee; roll M653-1252, page 206, line #32, dwelling #138, family #133; USGenWeb Archives:
  4. Tennessee Civil War Regimental Histories;
  5. Photo courtesy of Tom Newman ().

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