When Mary Elizabeth Henshaw was born on 22 August 1837, in Caroline, Virginia, United States, her father, George W Henshaw, was 29 and her mother, Susan Samuel Chenault, was 22. She married William Heiter Vaughan on 15 March 1860, in Caroline, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Newtown, King and Queen, Virginia, United States in 1880 and Bermuda District, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States in 1900. She died on 25 May 1904, in Chesterfield, Virginia, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Chesterfield, Virginia, United States.
habitational name from Henshaw in Prestbury (Cheshire), from Old English henn ‘hen’ + sceaga ‘copse, small wood’.
habitational name from Henshaw (Northumberland), possibly from the Old Norse personal name Hethinn (genitive Hethinns) + Old English halh ‘nook, corner of land’. See Hensell , of which Henshaw is sometimes a variant.
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