James Simeon Henshaw

 1. James Henshaw  m Ann - (c1827-?)
 2.. James Simeon Henshaw (1853-1938)
     +Lucetta Burns (c1861-?)
 3...  Israel Handshaw (c1878-?) 1
     +Sarah E. Henshaw (c1865-1930)
 3...  Milledge W. Henshaw (1884-1918) 2,3
 3...  Beatrice Alvenia Henshaw (1888-1949) 2,3
 3...  George L. Henshaw (1891-) 2,3
 3...  Willis M. Henshaw (1892-1915) 2,3
 3...  Ralph Walter Hanshaw (1894-1969) 2,3
 3...  Frederick P. Henshaw (1897-1918) 2,3
 3...  Percy Donald Henshaw (1898-1977) 2,3
 3...  Estella Mae "Stella" Henshaw (1901-1961) 2
 3...  Lewis Donald Henshaw (1908-1984) 2
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James Simeon Henshaw2,4 [Simeon Henshaw2,3,5].

Born Mar 31 1853, Digby County, Nova Scotia.3,6  (1859).7  

He married Lucetta Burns, Sep 10 1876, Port Williams, King County, Nova Scotia.4,8  Lucetta, daughter of Archibald + Maria Burns, was born about 1861, Nova Scotia.1,2,4  

It appears that James and Lucetta were divorced or separated sometime before 1881.  Lucetta and son Israel were shown in the 1881 census, living with her parents in Clarence, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia:1

Archabald Burns, age 49, born in Nova Scotia; farmer; Baptist.
Maria Burns, age 57, born in Nova Scotia; Baptist.
Susan Burns, age 26, born in Nova Scotia; Baptist.
Mary H. Burns, age 24, born in Nova Scotia; Baptist.
Satira Burns, age 21, born in Nova Scotia; Baptist.
Lucetta Burns, age 20, born in Nova Scotia; Baptist.
James E. Burns, age 17, born in Nova Scotia; farmer's son; Baptist.
Israel Vandshaw [sic], age 3, born in Nova Scotia; Baptist.

He then married Sarah E. Henshaw, Apr 8 1883, Virginia, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.9  Sarah E. Henshaw, daughter of William Henshaw & Hannah Banks, was born about 1865, Nova Scotia, Canada.  (Jul 10 1873).3  

James and family were shown in the 1901 census, Carleton Corner, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia:3

Simeon Henshaw, head-of-household, born Mar 31 1853, Nova Scotia.
Sarah Henshaw, wife, born Jul 10 1873, Nova Scotia.
Millege Henshaw, son, born Jul 25 1884, Nova Scotia.
Beatrice Henshaw, daughter, born Apr 29 1888, Nova Scotia.
George L. Henshaw, son, born May 21 1891, Nova Scotia.
Willis M. Henshaw, son, born May 8 1892, Nova Scotia.
Ralph H. Henshaw, son, born May 6 1894, Nova Scotia.
Fred Grant Henshaw, son, born Jan 12 1897, Nova Scotia.
Percy D. Henshaw, son, born Jun 27 1898, Nova Scotia.

Sarah E. Henshaw died Aug 11 1930, age 66 years 1 month 1 day.5,7  

James Simeon Henshaw died Feb 16 1938, age 84 years 11 months 3 days.5,7  


  1. 1881 LDS census index, Clarence, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia; NA film C-13172, District 16, Sub-district C, page 43, household #202.
  2. Contribution from Tim Sanford ().
  3. 1901 census, Carleton Corner, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia; film T-6446, Division 1, page 5, entry #23, family #48; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. Annapolis County Marriages, 1876; Canada GenWeb Archives:
  5. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    "Index to the Robert L. Hall Funeral Home Records, Bridgetown, 1907-1975"; the MacDonald School Museum, Middleton, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.
  6. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    T-6446. 1901 census, Carleton Corner, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia; pg 5.
  7. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    cemetery inscription, Centerlea Cemetery, Centerlea, Annapolis County.
  8. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    Annapolis County Marriages, 1876.
  9. Contribution from Tim Sanford () citing:
    Annapolis County Marriages, 1883.

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