┌── Uriah Hinshaw │ 1785-1843 ┌── Richard Hinshaw ──┤ │ 1814-1861 │ │ └── Mary Elizabeth Lewis │ 1783-1837 Richard M. Hinshaw ───┤ B: 1861 │ D: 1942 │ └── Mary A. Eaves c1827-? M: Rosa Jost ├── John Earl Hinshaw (1886-?) 1,2 ├── C. Glen Hinshaw 1,2 ├── Alice Maud Hinshaw (1890-1989) 1,2 └── Walter R. Hinshaw (1892-) 1,2
|Richard M. Hinshaw [ID 10217]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Apr 23 1861, Liberty Township, White County, Indiana.1,3,4,5,6
Richard was shown in the 1870 census (Jul 21 1870) living in the household of his half-sister, Nancy (Eaves) Furguson, White County, Indiana:3
He married Rosa Jost6,7,8 [Rosina Jost1], Dec 26 18856,7,8, White County, Indiana6,7,8. Rosa, daughter of John M. Jost & Elizabeth Earl, was born Mar 18 1865, Francesville, Indiana.1,4,6,8,9
Richard lived in Monticello, Indiana.1 He was a farmer, and also a coal dealer in Monticello.1
Richard and Rosa were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 1920), Monticello, White County, Indiana:4
Richard and Rosa apparently divorced.5
Richard was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 23 1940), Washington [street], Monticello, White County, Indiana:5
Richard M. Hinshaw died Oct 17 1942, buried Monticello, White County, Indiana.1
Rosa died Jan 7 1947, at her home, Monticello, White County, Indiana; age 81.8
Rosa's obituary was published in the "Logansport Pharos Tribune" (Logansport, Indiana) on January 8, 19478 (see scan below).
A biographical sketch of Richard Hinshaw was published in the 1915 "A Standard History of White County Indiana":6
Among the native-born citizens of White County who have spent their lives within its boundaries, and as far as possible have aided its growth and development, whether relating to its agricultural or mercantile interests, is Richard Hinshaw, now prosperously engaged in the fuel business at Monticello. He was born April 23, 1861, in Liberty Township, a son of Richard and Mary (Hickman) Hinshaw, both of whom spent their last years in White County, their bodies being laid to rest in Clarke's cemetery. His father crossed the plains with the gold seekers of 1849, and after spending a few years in California returned to the East, locating in Indiana prior to the outbreak of the Civil war. Assuming contracts for digging ditches, he worked all through the northern part of White County.
Educated in the district schools, Richard Hinshaw began the battle of life for himself at an early age, and being a youth of energy and ambition met with assured success in his undertakings. He became thoroughly acquainted with the various branches of agriculture, and for twenty-four consecutive years was engaged in farming in Monon Township. Removing to Monticello in 1904, Mr. Hinshaw embarked in the coal business, and as a dealer in fuel has built up a large and highly satisfactory trade.
Mr. Hinshaw married, December 26, 1885, Miss Rosa Jost, a daughter of John M. and Elizabeth (Earl) Jost. Four children have been born of their union, namely: Earl, who married Sadie Burns; Glenn, who lived but four short months; Maud, wife of Earl Burns; and Ray, who married Merle Ginn. Politically Mr. Hinshaw is an earnest supporter of the principles of the democratic party. Fraternally he is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, No. 107; of the Improved Order of Red Men, No. 578; and of the Loyal Order of Moose, No. 1549, all in Monticello.
Photo: Obituary of Rosa Jost Logansport Pharos Tribune (Logansport, Indiana), Jan 8 1947 8
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