William M. 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..... William M. Henshaw (1845-1917)
        +Susan Virginia Lee (1849-1912)
 6......  Emma Mae Henshaw (1870-1938) 1,2,3
 6......  Lillie Henshaw (c1876-1945) 1,2,3
William M. Henshaw     [ID 06223] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jan 28 18451,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 [Jan - 184611], Tennessee1,4,5,6,7,8,9,10.  

He married Susan Virginia Lee, Jan 5 1871, Lamar County, Texas.1,4,9,12,13  Susan, daughter of Peter Alexander Lee & Ann Mariah Frashure/Frazier, was born Jan 31 1849, Patrick County, Virginia.3,4,8,9,10,11  

William and family were shown in the 1880 census, Lamar County, Texas:2

Henshaw, Wm, age 35, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; farmer.
Henshaw, Susan V., wife, age 25, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; keeping house.
Henshaw, Emma, daughter, age 6, born in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Virginia.
Henshaw, Lillie, daughter, age 4, born in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Virginia.
Benjamin Lee, brother-in-law, age 22, born in Virginia; both parents born in Virginia.

William and Susan were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1 1900), Lamar County, Texas:11

Henshaw, William, head-of-household, age 54, born Jan 1846 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; married 29 years; occupation: farmer.
Henshaw, Susan V., wife, age 51, born Jan 1849 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 29 years; 3 children, 2 living.

William and Susan were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), Lamar County, Texas:8

Henshaw, William, head-of-household, age 65, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first marriage, married 39 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Henshaw, Sue V., wife, age 61, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 39 years; 3 children, 2 living.

Susan died Aug 20 1912, Lamar County, Texas; buried Aug 21 1912, Plot 02-30-03, Evergreen Cemetery, South Church Street at Jefferson Road, Paris, Lamar County, Texas.3,4,9,10,14  Death certificate #20246.14  

From Rodgers and Wade Furniture Co. Funeral Records, in possession of Fry and Gibbs Funeral Home: Book #8; p.138; Service #262; Mrs. Sue Henshaw; ordered by William Henshaw; secured by cash, Lone Star; date of funeral 21 Aug 1912; place of death, 4 miles N. Boggy Road; Clergyman, Blackburn; Physician, J.F. Clark; cause of death, Dysentery; date of death, 20 Aug 1912; Married, age 63 years, 6 months, 20 days; interment at Evergreen cemetery 02-30; casket #106, size 5/9 $50.00; robe $8.00; 2 carriages $12.00; hearse $10.00; open grave $5.00; Total $85.00.9  

William M. Henshaw died Jun 30 1917, Lamar County, Texas; buried Plot 02-30-04, Evergreen Cemetery, South Church Street at Jefferson Road, Paris, Lamar County, Texas.1,3,4,9,10,14  Death certificate #16878.14  

From Rodgers & Wade Furniture Co. Funeral Records, in possession of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home: Book #9; p.394; Service #174; William Henshaw; date of funeral, 30 Jun 1917; place of death, Poor farm; services at Parcham's residence 3 1/2 miles north; Clergyman, Wright; Physician, J.C. White; interment at Evergreen; casket size 5/9 $60.00; robe $13.50; underwear $1.50; hearse $10.00; 1 auto $5.00; transfer $7.00; open grave $5.00; Total $102.00.9

(photo)Photo: William M. Henshaw death certificate 15

(photo)Photo: William M. Henshaw & Susan Virginia Lee gravestone Evergreen Cemetery 10


Sources

  1. Contribution from Linda Eagleberger ().
  2. 1880 census, Lamar County, Texas; reel T9-1315, E.D. 73, page 25, dwelling #222; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~cenfiles/tx/lamar/1880/ed073/ed073p05.txt.
  3. Posting Dec 23 2004 by Tom Newman () to HINSHAW-L.
  4. Posting Dec 29 2004 by Elnora Cook-Wyrick () to TXLAMAR-L.
  5. 1850 census, Greene County, Tennessee; roll 880, page 218, dwelling #988.
  6. 1860 census, Horse Creek P.O., Greene County, Tennessee; roll M653-1252, page 206, line #32, dwelling #138, family #133; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~cenfiles/tn/greene/1860/dist01p2.txt.
  7. 1870 census, Paris P.O., Beat 1, Lamar County, Texas; roll M593-1594, page 213, line #12, dwelling #411, family #468.
  8. 1910 census, Justice Precinct 1, Lamar County, Texas; roll T624-1571, ED 72, page 80A, line #40, dwelling #11, family #11.
  9. Ron Brothers, "The Death and Cemetery Records of Lamar County, Texas", online edition (Paris, TX: ReBroMa Press, 1999); USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~txlamar/cemetery/1cemmain.htm.
  10. http://www.findagrave.com.
  11. 1900 census, Justice Precinct 1, Lamar County, Texas; roll T623-1652, ED 61, page 1B, line #75, dwelling #14, family #15.
  12. Marriage Index: Texas, 1850-1900.
  13. Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982; http://www.ancestry.com.


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