Born in Berkley County, Va.
October 23, 1819
Died Nov. 25, 1861
Aged 42 years

Hugh L. Henshaw
Birth: 23 October 1819, Berkeley County, Virginia
Death: 25 November 1861
Burial: Cold Water Cemetery, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri

Family members buried in Cold Water Cemetery:
Parent In-laws
: William Patterson and Assenath Piggott Patterson

•Hugh L. Henshaw married Cynthia Francis Patterson, the daughter of William and Assenath Piggott Patterson, on March 26, 1846. They were the parents of six children.
• Hugh Henshaw was born in a part of Virginia which is now West Virginia. He was killed when he was kicked by a horse and left his widow with five children under the age of fourteen.

•Death: The Patterson Family History by William B. Putman, Jr., p 21.
•National Society United States Daughters of 1812, Grave Locations Project, Soldiers of War of 1812. A copy is in possession of Marilyn P. Devaney. It lists the names of children of William Patterson, their birth dates, name of spouses and dates of marriage.


1860 Census: St Ferdinand, St Louis, Missouri; Roll: M653_656; Page: 1073. Household Members: H.L. Henshaw 41, Frances Henshaw 37, William Henshaw 12, Crayton Henshaw 1, Mary Henshaw 8, and Tom Murphy 27. Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.