John Henshaw

 1. (unknown) Henshaw 
 2.. John Henshaw (1756-1825)
     +Susanna Cory 
John Henshaw     [ID 06908] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Mar 21 1756.  (baptism date)1

He married Susanna Cory, Jun 9 1779, Providence, Rhode Island.2  Susanna, daughter of Caleb Cory & Hannah Manchester.3  

Shortly after the close of the Revolutionary War an attempt was made to obtain additional pay, on account of the depreciation of the currency, for the soldiers serving in the Rhode Island Regiments.  A committee was appointed by the Rhode Island Legislature and a report made showing the "Depreciation Accounts", or the additional amount of pay to which each soldier was entitled.  Included in the report was a John Henshaw, a Lieutenant in Col. Robert Elliot's Regiment.4  The report probably refers to this John Henshaw of Rhode Island.5  

John Henshaw died Mar 8 1825, age 67.6,7  

See also:

John Leavitt Henshaw married Anne Marie Cory of Providence in 1827.
John Henshaw married Sarah Corey.


Sources

  1. Contribution from Barbara B Poblocki () citing:
    "Arnold's Vital Records", Vol. 8: Episcopal and Congregational Church Records, pg. 406.
  2. Contribution from Barbara B Poblocki () citing:
    "Arnold's Vital Records", Vol. 8: Episcopal and Congregational Church Records, pg. 420, 428.
  3. Contribution from Barbara B Poblocki ().
  4. The Rhode Island Depreciation Claims List as of Jan 1 1797; USGenWeb:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~rigenweb/article19.html#Elliot.
  5. Speculation.
  6. "The Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project":
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~rigenweb/cemetery.
  7. Contribution from Barbara B Poblocki () citing:
    "Arnold's Vital Records", Vol. 14: Providence Gazette, pg 481.


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