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Joseph Burnham Henshaw
  • Born: 14 Feb 1790, Middlebury VT
  • Marriage (1): Grace Augusta Sands on 3 Oct 1817 in New York City NY
  • Died: 9 Jan 1871, Mamaroneck NY

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He was a partner in 1835-1837 with Edwin R. Yale in Wallingford CT as YALE & HENSHAW. They leased the turning and casting rooms "lately occupied by Thomas S. Derby" for two years from Charles Yale. In 1836, Henshaw opened a branch office in New York City where they were termed "Commission Merchants and Importers and Manufacturers of Japanned Tin and Britannia Wares." 11
  • He appeared on the 1865 census taken at Brooklyn NY, listed as a merchant.

Joseph married Grace Augusta Sands on 3 Oct 1817 in New York City NY. (Grace Augusta Sands was born on 28 Feb 1797 in Brooklyn NY and died on 6 Sep 1874 in Brooklyn NY.)

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