Alvan Henshaw

 1. Thomas Henshaw (c1650-1700) m Hannah Cleveland (1653-1737)
 2.. Thomas Henshaw (1680-1726) m Mary Brooks (1688-?)
 3... William Henshaw (1715-1801) m Ruth Woolcott (?-1813)
 4.... Joshua Henshaw (1767-1854) m Elizabeth Nichols (c1770-1844)
 5..... Alvan Henshaw (1800-1871)
        +Laurinda Matilda Adams (1806-1883)
 6......  Lovisa Henshaw (1825-?) 1,2
 6......  Laurinda M. Henshaw (1828-1836) 1,2
 6......  Lorenzo Henshaw (c1830-?) 1,3
 6......  Julia Ann Henshaw (1833-?) 1,2,3
 6......  Frances L. Henshaw (1840-1853) 1,2,3
Alvan Henshaw     [ID 07327] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Dec 25 1800, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1,4,5  

He married Laurinda Matilda Adams1 [Lorinda Adams3], Mar 31 18251, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts1.  Marriage bann dated Mar 26 1826, Brookfield.6  Laurinda, daughter of Levi Adams & Persis Hamilton, was born May 22 1806, Swanton, Vermont.1  

Alvan and family are shown in the 1850 census, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts:3

Alvan Henshaw, age 49, born in Massachusetts.
Lorinda Henshaw, age 44, born in Massachusetts.
Lorenzo Henshaw, age 20, born in Massachusetts; shoe maker.
Julia Henshaw, age 16, born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Frances Henshaw, age 9, born in Massachusetts; attended school.
Living next door was the family of Foster & Maria Ainsworth, with their daughter Charlotte A. (age 15) who later married son Lorenzo.7  

Alvan Henshaw died Sep 23 1871.1  

Alvin's will was probated in 1871 in Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.8  

Laurinda died Dec 30 1883.1  


Sources

  1. Adams, Andrew N., "Adams History". privately published, Rutland 1898.
  2. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 124.
  3. 1850 census, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll 343, page 61, family #159.
  4. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 126.
  5. Cleveland/Graham database: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/c/l/e/richard-w-cleveland/index.html.
  6. Contribution from Tom Henshaw citing:
    Vital Records, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; page 343.
  7. 1850 census, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts; roll 343, page 61, family #160.
  8. Worcester County, Massachusetts, Probate Index, Vol. 1 & 2 A - Z, July 1731-1881; http://www.ancestry.com.


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