+-- Jacob Allen Hinshaw | 1826-1910 +-- Enos H. Hinshaw --+ | 1847-1923 | | +-- Peninah Scott | 1829-1910 Bessie Louisa Hinshaw ---+ B: 1879 | +-- William Saxon/Saxton Brown D: 1966 | | +-- Mary Jane Brown --+ 1846-1918 | +-- Harriet Ogden M: Ezra M. Cole M: Dota Avery J. Brown
|Bessie Louisa Hinshaw     [ID 10406]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Dec 4 1879, Indiana.216,a,b    (Dec - 1878).c    (Dec 4 1880).209
She married Ezra M. Cole, Jun 17 1896, Blackford County, Indiana.d,e,216
She then married Dota Avery J. Brown.g,h,b    Dota, son of John W. + G. A. Brown, was born Jun 14 1873, Illinois.i,j,h,g,b
Dota had been previously married, c1898, to Althea B. Logan, who had a son (Dota's step-son), Henry Logan (born Sep 1889, Illinois).j    Bessie and Dota apparently met after Dota (and his brother Frederick) had moved from Illinois to Hartford, Indiana.k
Bessie and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 20 1920), Lake Township, Allen County, Indiana:b
From 1929 to 1957 son Dota Claudius Brown was a professional magician using the stage name of "Mysterious Brown".    Later (c1964+) he was the first real art teacher at Eagle Mountain High School (Eagle Mountain, California) and was beloved by his students.    He was the author of "The Whole Ventchilada - How To Be A Ventriloquist" (1993) and "Tracing Grandpa`s Foot Steps: Exciting Life and Adventures of John Wells Brown, 1831 - 1908" (1990).    During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy.p,n
Social Security information for Bessie Louisa Hinshaw: 571-72-2185
209. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
216. Hinshaw family notes and photos from Jim Lieland (); excerpted from "Hinshaw and Allied Families History" by Dota Claudius Brown
(a) 1880 census, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-307, ED 167, page 143A, line #38, dwelling #233, family #234.
(b) 1920 census, Lake Township, Allen County, Indiana; roll T625-420, ED 12, page 4A, line #14, dwelling #78, family #78.
(c) 1900 census, Hartford, Licking Township, Blackford County, Indiana; roll T623-360, ED 25, page 9B, line #92, dwelling #209, family #213.
(d) Indiana Marriage Records Index 1845-1920; Ancestry.com; pg 33.
(e) Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
(f) Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
(g) World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
(h) 1910 census, Spencer Township, DeKalb County, Illinois; roll T624-345, ED 83, page 1B, line #98, dwelling #32, family #32.
(i) 1880 census, Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois; roll T9-223, ED 83, page 588A, line #19, family #528.
(j) 1900 census, Hartford, Licking Township, Blackford County, Indiana; roll T623-360, ED 26, page 11B, line #94, dwelling #256, family #274.
(l) Contribution from Lynn Seto ().
(m) California Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
(n) Eagle Mountain Family Trees (EMFT):
(o) U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration, Nationwide Gravesite Locator:
(p) Contribution from Larry Litteral ().
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