Marriage (1): Elizabeth Lord on 31 May 1753 in Middletown CT
Marriage (2): Huldah Stillman on 2 Jul 1761 in Middletown CT
Died: 7 Dec 1793, Middletown CT
Events in his life were:
He was a partner from 1767 to 1769 with Samuel Hamlin in Hartford CT
It is unlikely that Henshaw was a pewtersmith. It is now thought that he provided his name (as a well-known general merchant) and possibly capital to Hamlin, who was his next-door neighbor in Middletown.
Benjamin married Elizabeth Lord on 31 May 1753 in Middletown CT. (Elizabeth Lord was born on 4 Mar 1735 in Old Saybrook CT and died on 8 Jan 1761 in Middletown CT.)
Benjamin next married Huldah Stillman on 2 Jul 1761 in Middletown CT. (Huldah Stillman was born on 30 Apr 1737 in Wethersfield CT and died on 17 May 1827 in Middlebury VT.)