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John A. Hinshaw

                                         ┌── Jacob Hinshawc1768-1811 
                      ┌── Eli Hinshaw ───┤
                      │   c1789-?        │
                      │                  └── Nancy Ann Clanton
                      │                       1771-?    
John A. Hinshaw ──────┤
B: 1824               │                  ┌── Jesse Vestal
D: 1919               │                  │
                      └── Phebe Vestal ──┤
                           1801-?        │
                                         └── Martha Cassady
M: Polly L. Neal
   ├── Landa Watters Henshaw,  1849-?    

M: Amanda R. Thompson
   ├── Eulalia L. Henshaw,  1867-?    
   ├── John J. Henshaw,  1869-?    
   ├── Terri H. Henshaw, c1872-?    
   ├── Carroll F. Henshaw,  1877-?    
   └── Florence Henshaw,  1885-?    

John A. Hinshaw     [ID 10174] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

    (John A. Hinshaw)a,b    (John Henshaw)78,c,d,e,f

Born Feb 29 1824, Tennessee.g,h,e,f,i,j    (Feb 29 1822).k    (1825).78,a,b

He married Polly L. Neal, about 1848.78    Polly, daughter of John N. Neal & Ann Elizabeth Smith, was born in 1829, Tennessee.78,l,a,b

John and family were shown in the 1850 census (Oct 1 1850), Pulaski County, Missouri:a

John A. Hinshaw, age 24, born in Tennessee; farmer.
Polly L. Hinshaw, age 20, born in Tennessee.
Landon W. Hinshaw, age 1, born in Missouri.
Susan Hinshaw, age 63, born in North Carolina.
Also living in Pulaski County, Missouri in 1850 was the family of brother Levi Hinshaw #6861m and sister Elizabeth Hinshaw #5669.n    Note that the Susan Hinshaw above is currently unidentified, but is probably the same as an unidentified Susanna Hinshaw of about the same age who was living in 1860 with the family of sister Elizabeth Hinshaw #5669.

John and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 27 1860), Atascosa County, Texas:b

John Hinshaw, age 35, born in Tennessee; farmer; $300 real estate; $205 personal property.
Polly Hinshaw, age 31, born in Tennessee.
Landa Hinshaw, age 11, born in Missouri.
Living next door in 1860 were Polly's parents.o

During the Civil War John served as a private in Company C, 32nd Texas Cavalry (36th Cavalry, "Woods' Regiment"), from about May 15 1862 to May 20 1864.p,q,r,s

Polly died 1864, Fairview, Collin County, Texas.l

He then married Amanda R. Thompson, Mar 31 1864, Atascosa County, Texas.c,d    (Rosa Amanda Thompson)t,g,h,e,l    (Rosanah A. Thompson)g    Amanda, daughter of Hiram Lowe Thompson & Louisiana Jackson Dever, was born Jan 28 1844, Texas.g,l,j,h,e

John and family were shown in the 1870 census (Sep 19 1870), Bexar County, Texas:h

Henshaw, John, age 46, born in Tennessee; farmer; $600 real estate; $600 personal property.
Henshaw, Rosa A., age 26, born in Texas; keeping house.
Henshaw, Eulalia L. [unclear], age 3, born in Texas.
Henshaw, John J., age 8 months, born Dec [1869] in Texas.

John and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 2-3 1880), Bell County, Texas:e
Henshaw, John, age 56, born in Tennessee; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Henshaw, Rosa, wife, age 36, born in Texas; father born in Missouri; mother born in Iowa; housekeeping.
Henshaw, Eulalia L., daughter, age 13, born in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Texas.
Henshaw, John J., son, age 10, born in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Texas; attended school.
Henshaw, Terri H., son, age 8, born in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Texas; "maimed, crippled, bedridden, or otherwise disabled".
Henshaw, Carroll F., son, age 2, born in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Texas.

Amanda died Sep 11 1895, buried Plot 1P-011, Saints Oakwood Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.j,l

John was shown in the 1895 city directory of San Antonio, Texas:u

Henshaw John, r 104 Simon.

Widower John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 13 1900), 3308 South Flora Street, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas:f
Henshaw, John, head-of-household, age 76, born Feb 1824 in Tennessee; parents born in Virginia; widower; occupation: none; owned home.
Henshaw, John J., son, age 30, born Dec 1869 in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Texas; married 6 years; occupation: farm laborer.
Henshaw, Carrol F., son, age 22, born Aug 1877 in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Texas; single; occupation: farm laborer.
Henshaw, Florence, daughter, age 15, born Feb 1885 in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Texas; single; attended school 2 months.
Miles, Eula, daughter, age 32, born Nov 1867 in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Texas; married 3 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Miles, Thomas J., son-in-law, age 27, born Mar 1873 in New York; parents born in Ireland; married 3 years; occupation: brakeman (R.R.).
Miles, Katie R., granddaughter, age 1, born Oct 1898 in Pennsylvania; father born in New York; mother born in Texas.
Henshaw, Elsa, granddaughter, age 17, born Jan 1883 in Texas; father born in Missouri; mother born in Texas.

John and sons were shown in the 1901 city directory of San Antonio, Texas:u
Henshaw Carroll L, lab, 3308 S Flores.
Henshaw John, lab, r 3308 S Flores.
Henshaw John J, with Silver King, r 511 St Mary.
Henshaw John J, lab, r 3308 S Flores.
John and son were shown in the 1903 city directory of San Antonio, Texas:u
Henshaw Carroll L, lab, r 3308 S Flores.
Henshaw John, lab, r 3308 S Flores.
John was shown in the 1905 city directory of San Antonio, Texas:u
Henshaw John, lab, r 3308 S Flores.
John was shown in the 1907 city directory of San Antonio, Texas:u
Henshaw John, lab, r 3308 S Flores.
John was shown in the 1908 city directory of San Antonio, Texas:u
Henshaw John, lab, r 3308 S Flores.

On Jan 20 1908 John Henshaw, age 84, a resident of Bexar County, Texas for 53 years (then residing in San Antonio), applied for a pension under the Texas Confederate Pension Law of 1899.    He declared he had served in Company C, 32nd Cavalry for "about 2 years"; "Don't remember exactly but enlisted about May 15 - 1862 to same time in 1864 when I was discharged on account of disability".    He declared he was "Feeble" due to "My Age".    He declared his owned personal property as "My House worth about One Thousand Dollars".    He declared he had no income and was indigent.    His application was attested by Mrs. P.E. Tollett, age 64, and Wesley Tollett, age 76, who declared they personally knew John Henshaw from about the 15th day of May 1862 to the 20th day of May 1864, and that John had served with Company C, Wood's 32nd Cavalry.    Wesley Tollett said he had served with him in the Confederate Army.    Mrs. P.E. Tollett said she had "lived in the home of the said John Henshaw during the war and visited his Company in Camp and saw him there".    On Mar 24 1908 John's pension application was disapproved due to "not indigent Home $1000".r

John and grandsons were shown in the 1910 city directory of San Antonio, Texas:u

Henshaw G. Jesse, clk James Marshall & Co., rms 214 E. Macon.
Henshaw John A., retired, r 3308 S. Flores.
Henshaw William S. (Faith), machst, r 3308 S. Flores. (3).
Henshaw J G, b 3308 S Flores.

John and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 19-20 1910), 3308 South Flora Street, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas:i
Henshaw, J.A., head-of-household, age 86, born in Tennessee; parents born in North Carolina; widower; 13 children, 3 living; occupation: none; owned home (free).
Miles, E.L. Mrs., daughter, age 40, born in Texas; father born in Texas [sic]; mother born in Tennessee; widow; 4 children, 4 living.
Miles, Katie, granddaughter, age 10, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania [sic].
Henshaw, W.S., grandson, age 40, born in Texas; father born in Missouri; mother born in Texas; first marriage, married 1 year; occupation: music, musician.
Henshaw, Faith, granddaughter, age 20, born in Kansas; father born in Ohio; mother born in Kansas; first marriage, married 1 year; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, John M., great grandson, age 4 months, born in Oklahoma; father born in Texas; mother born in Kansas.

John A. Hinshaw died Mar 25 1919, 1005 Buena Vista, Bexar County, Texas; age 96y 24d; buried Saints Oakwood Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.v,k,j

See also: Jesse Hinshaw #1817 who was born in Tennessee and later lived in Bell County, Texas.

See also: George Washington Henshaw #8378 who was also living in Bell County, Texas in 1880.

(photo)Photo: Letters from John Hinshaw to his sister Betsy Hinshaw Pippin

(photo)Photo: Rosanah A. Thompson gravestone Saints Oakwood Cemetery j

(photo)Photo: John A. Henshaw death notice "The San Antonio Light" (San Antonio, Texas), Mar 29 1919 w

(photo)Photo: John A. Henshaw death certificate Bexar County, Texas k


SOURCES

78. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.

(a) 1850 census, Pulaski County, Missouri; roll M432-411, page 90A, line #28, dwelling #265, family #274.

(b) 1860 census, Pleasanton P.O., Atascosa County, Texas; roll M653-1287, page 139B, line #1, dwelling #82, family #76.

(c) Marriage Index: Texas, 1850-1900.

(d) Texas, Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011; http://www.ancestry.com.

(e) 1880 census, Precinct 8, Bell County, Texas; roll T9-1290, ED 8, page 450B, line #35, dwelling #29, family #31.

(f) 1900 census, 1st Ward, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; roll T623-1611, ED 80, page 19A, line #9, dwelling #345, family #356.

(g) Contribution from Doug Travers ().

(h) 1870 census, San Antonio P.O., Bexar County, Texas; roll M593-1575, page 317, line #33, dwelling #454, family #483.

(i) 1910 census, 1st Ward, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; roll T624-1531, ED 5, page 7A-B, line #50, dwelling #123, family #129.

(j) http://www.findagrave.com.

(k) Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982; http://www.ancestry.com.

(l) Ancestry Family Tree data "Thomas Family", posted by "bertthomas44".

(m) 1850 census, Pulaski County, Missouri; roll M432-411, page 108, line #7, dwelling #503, family #513.

(n) 1850 census, Pulaski County, Missouri; roll M432-411, page 108, line #3, dwelling #503, family #513.

(o) 1860 census, Pleasanton P.O., Atascosa County, Texas; roll M653-1287, page 139A, , dwelling #81, family #75.

(p) U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865; http://www.ancestry.com.

(q) U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; http://www.ancestry.com.

(r) U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958; http://www.ancestry.com.

(s) Texas, Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900; http://www.ancestry.com.

(t) Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1977; http://www.ancestry.com.

(u) U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.

(v) Texas Death Index, 1903-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.

(w) "The San Antonio Light" (San Antonio, Texas), Mar 29 1919; http://www.ancestry.com.


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