James Henshaw

 1. John Henshaw  m Elizabeth Newman 
 2.. James Henshaw (1798-?)
     +Lucy Walker 
 3...  Mary W. Henshaw  1
     +Amelia Herndon 
 3...  Lucy W. Henshaw (c1833-?) 1,2,3
 3...  Phillipa Anne Henshaw (1835-1900) 2
 3...  Caroline M. Henshaw (c1837-?) 2,3
 3...  Henrietta Henshaw (c1845-?) 2
James Henshaw     [ID 09302] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 6 1798, Orange County, Virginia.1,4,5  James and brother John were twins.4  

He married Lucy Walker, Nov 13 1821, Madison County, Virginia.1,6  

He then married Amelia Herndon, May 29 1832, Henry County, Kentucky.1  

James apparently owned a very large plantation in Oldham County, Kentucky,7 as did brother Philip.8,9  

The account book of Philip T. Henshaw is held at the Winterthur Library, Joseph Downs Collection of Manuscripts and Printed Ephemera, Winterthur, Delaware.10  The account book records the accounts of Philip Henshaw, James Henshaw, and a Mrs. Sarah Henshaw (relationships unknown but possibly the wife of brother Philip) when they resided in Jefferson County, Kentucky, 1817-1829.10  

James and family were shown in the 1840 census, Oldham County, Kentucky:7

Jas Henshaw household:
1 free white male age 20-30.
1 free white male age 40-50.
3 free white females under age 5.
1 free white female age 5-10.
1 free white female age 10-15.
1 free white female age 15-20.
1 free white female age 20-30.
1 free white female age 30-40.
6 male slaves under age 10.
7 male slaves age 10-24.
3 male slaves age 24-35.
1 male slave age 36-55.
4 female slaves under age 10.
10 female slaves age 10-24.
3 female slaves age 36-55.
44 total persons.
15 persons engaged in agriculture.

James and family were again shown in the 1850 census (Sep 4 1850), Oldham County, Kentucky:5

James Hendshaw, age 52, born in Virginia; farmer; $23,820 real estate.
Lucy Hendshaw, age 17, born in Kentucky.
Philippi Hendshaw, age 14, born in Kentucky; attended school.
Caroline Hendshaw, age 13, born in Kentucky; attended school.
Henrietta Hendshaw, age 5, born in Kentucky.
Living next door in 1850 was the family of Thomas & Mary Foster, overseer11 (probably the overseer of James' plantation).12  

The 1850 Slave Schedule also shows:13

Jas Henshaw:
1 female black slave age 32.
1 male black slave age 63.
1 male black slave age 42.
1 male black slave age 32.
1 male black slave age 30.
1 male black slave age 32.
1 male black slave age 28.
1 male black slave age 20.
1 male mulatto slave age 14.
1 male black slave age 14.
1 male black slave age 13.
1 male black slave age 10.
1 male black slave age 8.
1 male black slave age 2.
1 male black slave age 2.
1 male black slave age 32.

See also: James Henshaw.  
See also: James Henshaw, Jr..  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Roy Wheeler ().
  2. 1850 census, Oldham County, Kentucky; roll 216, pg 154, family #430.
  3. Oldham County, Kentucky Marriages, 1824 - Early 1900s; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyoldham/marriages/1851-presenth.html.
  4. Contribution from Martha Kretsinger Ransom ().
  5. 1850 census, Division 1, Oldham County, Kentucky; roll M432-216, page 154A, line #15, dwelling #418, family #430.
  6. "Virginia Marriage Index, 1740-1850", Ancestry, Inc.
  7. 1840 census, Oldham County, Kentucky; roll M704-121, page 163.
  8. 1830 census, Oldham County, Kentucky; roll M19-40, page 274.
  9. 1840 census, Oldham County, Kentucky; roll M704-121, page 171.
  10. Library of Congress, National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC), http://lcweb.loc.gov/z3950/rliname.html
  11. 1850 census, Division 1, Oldham County, Kentucky; roll M432-216, page 154A, line #20, dwelling #419, family #431.
  12. Speculation.
  13. 1850 census, Slave Schedule, Oldham County, Kentucky; page 373, line #1.


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