Edwin B. Henshaw

 1. William B. Henshaw (c1819-1871) m Elizabeth A. Baker (c1820-1906)
 2.. Edwin B. Henshaw (1846-1900)
     +Josephine L. Taylor (c1854-?)
 3...  Anna B. Henshaw (1873-1873) 1,2
     +Harriet I. Dennett (1849-1920)
Edwin B. Henshaw     [ID 09407] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Nov 16 1846, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island.3,4,5,6,7,8  

During the Civil War, Edwin served as a private in Company D, 2nd Regiment, Rhode Island Infantry;9,10,11,12 enlisted Oct 28 1861;10,11 transfered out Dec 5 186310,11 to Company G, 1st Regiment, Rhode Island Light Artillery;9,10,11 mustered out Oct 31 1864 at Middletown, Virginia.10,11  

He married Josephine L. Taylor2,13 [Lydia Josephine Taylor1], Dec 25 18702,13, Rhode Island2,13.  Josephine, daughter of Henry S. + Lucy Taylor, was born about 1854, Rhode Island.14  

Edwin and Josephine divorced.6  Josephine was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 19 1880), living with her parents in Norton, Bristol County, Massachusetts:14

Taylor, Henry S., age 60, born in Rhode Island; parents born in Rhode Island; cobbler.
Taylor, Lucy, wife, age 46, born in Vermont; father born in France; mother born in Canada; keeping house; cannot read or write.
Taylor, Henry C, son, age 22, born in Rhode Island; father born in Rhode Island; mother born in Vermont; works in mill.
Taylor, Harriet, daughter, age 16, born in Rhode Island; father born in Rhode Island; mother born in Vermont; works in mill.
Taylor, William, son, age 11, born in Rhode Island; father born in Rhode Island; mother born in Vermont; attended school.
Taylor, Mabel, daughter, age 8, born in Rhode Island; father born in Rhode Island; mother born in Vermont; attended school.
Smith, Annie, daughter, age 18, born in Rhode Island; father born in Rhode Island; mother born in Vermont; married; works in mill.
Henshaw, Josephine, daughter, age 26, born in Rhode Island; father born in Rhode Island; mother born in Vermont; married; works in mill.
Taylor, Otis M, son, age 1, born in Massachusetts; father born in Rhode Island; mother born in Vermont.

He then married Harriet I. Dennett, Sep 1 1886, Somerville, Massachusetts.7,15  Harriet, daughter of William + Harriet E. Dennett, was born Apr - 1849, Braintree, Massachusetts.7,15  

Edwin and Harriet were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts:7

Henshaw, Edwin B, head-of-household, age 53, born Nov 1846 in Rhode Island; parents born in Rhode Island; married 14 years.
Henshaw, Harriet I, wife, age 51, born Apr 1849 in Massachusetts; parents born in Maine; married 14 years; no children.

Edwin B. Henshaw died Jun 7 1900, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; age 53y 6m 22d.8,10,11,12  

Harriet was shown in the 1910 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:16

Henshaw Charles S mgr 587 Boylston h at Belmont
Henshaw Edward insurance agent 141 Milk rm 425 rms 312 Columbus av
HENSHAW FRANCIS & CO (Walter Jackson, Charles H Hooke, Malcolm N Jackson) stock auctioneers and brokers 97 Milk - See page 2425
Henshaw George bds 5 Highland pl Rox
Henshaw Harriet I Mrs h 87 Camden
Henshaw John O (Hickman, Williams & Co) iron 85 Devonshire h at New York
Henshaw Joseph P B ins 31 State rm 304 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Richard D salesman 901 Boylston h at Belmont
Harriet was shown in the 1912 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:16
Henshaw Charles S rem to N Y city
Henshaw Edward insurance agent 141 Milk rm 425 rms 312 Columbus av
Henshaw Francis & Co (Walter Jackson, Charles H Hooke, Malcolm N Jackson) stock brokers 97 Milk
Henshaw George bds 5 Highland pl Rox
Henshaw Harriet I Mrs h 87 Camden
Henshaw John O (Hickman, Williams & Co) iron 85 Devonshire h at Philadelphia Pa
Henshaw Joseph P B ins 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
Harriet was shown in the 1914 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:16
Henshaw Charles S sales mgr 1089 Commonwealth av h at Belmont
Henshaw Edward ins agent 92 Water rm 3 rms 312 Columbus av
Henshaw Francis & Co (Walter Jackson, Charles H Hooke, Malcolm N Jackson) stockbrokers 97 Milk
Henshaw Harriet I widow Edwin V h 87 Camden
Henshaw John O (Hickman, Williams & Co) iron 79 Milk rm 909 h at Phila Pa
Henshaw Joseph P B ins 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Marion C clerk bds 96 Calumet Rox
Henshaw Max bds 708 Commonwealth av
Harriet was shown in the 1916 city directory of Boston, Massachusetts:16
Henshaw Charles S mgr 915 Boylston h at Belmont
Henshaw Chester P salesman 141 Milk rm 844 h at Wakefield
Henshaw Edward ins agent 92 Water rm 3 rms 312 Columbus av
Henshaw Francis & Co (Walter Jackson, Charles H Hooke, Malcolm N Jackson, Wm A Colcord) stockbrokers 97 Milk
Henshaw Harriet I widow Edwin V h 87 Camden
Henshaw John O iron 79 Milk rm 712 h at Camb
Henshaw Joseph P B ins 31 State rm 700 h 77 Newbury
Henshaw Motor Co 915 Boylston service station 722 Beacon

Harriet died 1920, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.17  


Sources

  1. Rhode Island Births, 1636-1930; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. Rhode Island Deaths, 1630-1930; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. 1850 census, 6th Ward, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island; roll M432-845, page 379B, line #15, dwelling #54, family #77.
  4. 1860 census, 7th Ward, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island; roll M653-1209, page 370, line #19, dwelling #71, family #92.
  5. 1870 census, 8th Ward, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island; roll M593-1480, page 348B, line #10, dwelling #781, family #1371.
  6. 1875 Rhode Island state census, 8th Ward, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island; district 69, page 60, line #35, dwelling #29, family #51.
  7. 1900 census, 12th Ward, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; roll T623-681, ED 1331, page 9A, line #16, dwelling #82, family #136.
  8. Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. U.S. National Park Service - "Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System":
    http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/.
  10. U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. American Civil War Soldiers; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Rhode Island Marriages, 1636-1930; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. 1880 census, Norton, Bristol County, Massachusetts; roll T9-523, ED 69, page 138A, line #31, dwelling #252, family #271.
  15. Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. Massachusetts, Death Index, 1901-1980; http://www.ancestry.com.


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