Joshua Sands 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......... Joseph Burnham Henshaw (1790-1871) m Grace Augusta Sands (1797-1874)
10.......... Joshua Sands Henshaw (c1828-1883)
             +Helen E. Turner (1828-?)
Joshua Sands Henshaw     [ID 07954] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 1828, New York.1,2,3  (c1830, Kings County, New York).4  

Joshua was shown in the 1862 city directory of San Francisco, California:5

Henshaw Joshua, liquors, dwl 1024 Stockton
Henshaw J. S. book-keeper with Fargo & Co. rooms SE cor Stockton and Jackson

In 1863 Joshua was subject to a special IRS tax assessment in San Francisco, California:6

Joshua S. Henshaw, 214 Front [street]; income: $1200; tax: $36.
In 1865 Joshua was subject to a special IRS tax assessment in San Francisco, California:6
Henshaw J.S., 214 Front St.; valuation: $2500; tax: $156.25.

On Jun 22 1866 Joshua registered to vote in San Francisco, California:1

Henshaw, Joshua S., age 37, born in New York; occupation: bookkeeper; residence: 1019 Stockton.
On Jul 18 1866 Joshua registered to vote in San Francisco, California:1
Henshaw, Joshua Sands, age 37, native citizen; occupation: bookkeeper; residence: 1009 1/2 Stockton.

Joshua was shown in the 1869 city directory of San Francisco, California:5

Henshaw Joshua S., (A. Klopenstine & Co.) dwl 626 California

He married Helen E. Turner3,7 [Ellen E. -2], Oct 21 18723,7, Del Norte County, California3,7.  Helen was born Jun - 1828, England.8  (New York).2  

Joshua was shown in the 1874 city directory of San Francisco, California, listed in the business section under "Brokers - Real Estate":5

Henshaw Joshua S., 6 Leidesdorff
Joshua was shown in the 1878 city directory of San Francisco, California:5
Henshaw Joshua S. (Henry A. Benjamin & Co.), dwl 608 Pine
Joshua was shown in the 1879 city directory of San Francisco, California:5
Henshaw Joshua S. (Henry A. Benjamin & Co.), r. 608 Pine
Joshua was shown in the 1880 city directory of San Francisco, California:5
Henshaw Joshua S. (Henry A. Benjamin & Co.), r. 608 Pine

Joshua and Ellen were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 1 1880), San Francisco, California:2

Henshaw, Joshua S., age 52, born in New York; father born in Connecticut; mother born in New York; occupation: mineral spring.
Henshaw, Ellen E., wife, age 51, born in New York; parents born in England.
Roxby, Robert, lodger, age 74, born in England; parents born in England; single.
Hoo, Hing, age 19, male, Chinese, born in China; parents born in China; single; domestic servant.

On Aug 25 1880 Joshua registered to vote in San Francisco, California:1

Henshaw, Joshua Sands, age 52, born in New York; occupation: none; residence: 608 Pine.

Joshua was shown in the 1881 city directory of San Francisco, California:5

Henshaw Joshua S., r. 608 Pine
Joshua was shown in the 1882 city directory of San Francisco, California:5
Henshaw Joshua S., r. 608 Pine

On Oct 18 1882 Joshua registered to vote in San Francisco, California:1

Henshaw, Joshua Sands, age 53, born in New York; occupation: capitalist; residence: 608 Pine.

Joshua was shown in the 1883 city directory of San Francisco, California:5

Henshaw Joshua S., capitalist, r. 608 Pine

Joshua Sands Henshaw died 1883, San Francisco, California; age 55.3  

Widow Helen was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 8 1900), 628 Pine Street, San Francisco, California:8

Henshaw, Helen, head-of-household, age 71, born June 1828 in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1852, U.S. resident 48 years; widow; 3 children, 0 living; owned home (free).
[.. plus one male lodger and two female servants ..].

One 1949 published family tree shows this Joshua was the same as Joshua Henshaw #5542;9 however that Joshua is known to have married someone else and was living in Quebec during the time this Joshua was living in California.  


Sources

  1. California, Voter Registers, 1866-1898; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. 1880 census, 6th Ward, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California; roll T9-0074, ED 54, page 690C, line #44, dwelling #13, family #17.
  3. "San Francisco Call 1875-1884 Births, Marriages and Deaths"
    The San Francisco Call archives: http://feefhs.org/fdb2/sfcalli.html.
  4. 1865 New York state census, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; Ward 3, page 26, line #18, family #175.
  5. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. BYU Western States Marriage Index:
    http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/westernStatesRecordDetail.cfm?recordID=590312.
  8. 1900 census, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California; roll T623-107, ED 265, page 4A, line #9, dwelling #37, family #55.
  9. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    "Descendants of James Sands of Block Island (with notes on the walker, Hutchinson, Ray, Guthhrie, Palgrove, Cornell, Ayscough, Middagh, Holt, and Henshaw families)";
    privately printed, New York, 1949; compiled by Malcom Sands Wilson.


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