┌── Thomas Hinshaw │ 1775-1824 ┌── Benjamin J. Hinshaw ──┤ │ 1795-1860 │ │ └── Lucy Clanton │ 1773-1859 Edward Carter Hinshaw ───┤ B: 1830 │ ┌── Isaac Carter D: 1906 │ │ └── Ruth Carter ──────────┤ 1792-1882 │ └── Mary "Polly" Bray M: Marie Louisa Taylor ├── James Ney Hinshaw (1865-1936) 1,2,3,4,5,6 ├── Brite Burnett Hinshaw (1868-1964) 1,2,3,4,5,7,8 ├── Mary Ann Hinshaw (1873-1876) 1,3,4,5,6 └── Fannie Dalton Hinshaw (1877-1969) 1,2,3,4,5,7
|Edward Carter Hinshaw [ID 01052]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born May 30 18301,2,5,7,9,10,11, Yadkin County, North Carolina1,2,5,7,9,10,11 [Surry County, North Carolina6].
Edward received his education at Normal College in Randolph County, North Carolina, where he graduated July 17, 1856 as a teacher.1,5
He then returned to Yadkin County where he taught school for one term, and in January, 1857, he moved to Jackson County, Missouri, where he remained until the following April. He then, together with his brother William Pettis and H. E. Lawrence, started across the plains, with ox teams, for California. They arrived in Sonoma County the following October.1,5
Edward spent the winter in Two Rock valley, then he embarked into merchandising in Petaluma under the firm name of Hinshaw & Co. After conducting this business for about eight months, he engaged in school teaching for some time. He then settled in Big Valley and farmed for three years, after which he located on a farm of 310 acres in Two Rock valley, about three miles from Bloomfield.1
Edward was shown in the 1860 census (Jul 20 1860) living with his brother W.P. in Sonoma County, California.12
He married Marie Louisa Taylor5,9,10,13,14 [Maria Louisa Taylor6,9,13, Lou Taylor1,5,10], Jul 1 18645,9,10,13,14, Sonoma County, California5,9,10,13,14. Marie was born Feb 6 1843, Johnson County, Missouri.1,2,6,7,10
A marriage license was issued for Edward Carter Hinshaw and Marie Louisa Taylor in Sonoma County, California on June 29, 1864.14
Edward's marriage was noted in "The Petaluma Journal and Argus" (Petaluma, Sonoma County, California) on Thursday, July 7, 1864:15,16
Married in Petaluma, June [sic] 1, 1864, at the residence of John TAYLOR; Edward C. Henshaw to Lou Taylor.
Edward and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 11 1870), Sonoma County, California:8
Edward and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 7 1880), Analy Township, Sonoma County, California:2
Edward and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jul 16 1900), Bloomfield Precinct, Sonoma County, California:7
Edward served three terms in the California state legislature.1,9
The following article appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle on January 9, 1887 (page 3, column 1):20
Biographical sketches of our lawmakers
Senators and Assemblymen
Tenth - E. C. Hinshaw
The tenth district is represented by E. C. Hinshaw of Petaluma. Mr. Hinshaw was born in Surry county, North Carolina, on May 30, 1830. His parents were also natives of the old North State. He is now engaged in farming and dairying, but in earlier life he taught school and sold goods in Petalume. He has resided in California for nearly thirty years and in Sonoma county all that time. He has served four terms in the Legislature - the nineteenth, twenty-first, twenty-second and twenty-fourth sessions. He educated himself at the Normal College, now Trinity, North Carolina. He is married and is the father of four children. He is a Democrat in politics and a member of the Christian Church.
Edward Carter Hinshaw died Oct 1 1906, Bloomfield, Sonoma County, California; buried in the Houx lot, Cypress Hill Memorial Park, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California.5,6,9,21
Edward's death was reported in the Santa Rosa "Press Democrat" on Oct 2 1906.22
Marie died Jan 29 1913, Sonoma County, California; buried in the Houx lot, Cypress Hill Memorial Park, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California.6,21,23
A biographical sketch of Edward Carter Hinshaw was published in the "History of Sonoma County" (Alley, Bowen & Co.; San Francisco, 1880; p. 477).10,22
Hinshaw, E. C. A native of Yadkin county, North Carolina; born May 30, 1830; received his education at Normal College, in Randolph county, from which he graduated July 17, 1856. He then returned to his native county and taught school one term, and in January, 1857, he proceeded to Jackson county, Missouri, where he remained until the April following, when he, in company with his brother, W. P. and H. E. Lawrence, started across the plains, with ox teams, for California, and arrived in this county in October following. Spending the winter in Two Rock valley, Mr. Hinshaw embarked in merchandising in Petaluma under the firm name of Hinshaw & Co. After conducting this business for about eight months, he engaged in school teaching for some time, when he settled in Big valley and prosecuted farming three years, after which he located on his present farm, comprising three hundred and ten acres, in Two Rock valley, about three miles from Bloom-field. Mr. Hinshaw has served three times in the California Legislature. He married, July 1, 1864, Miss Lou Taylor, a native of Johnson, Missouri, born February 6, 1843. By this union they have three living children, James N., born April 18, 1865; Bite [sic] B., born June 14, 1868;' Fannie D., born August 12, 1877. One deceased, Mary A., born June 6, 1873, died August 18, 1876.
Biographical sketches were also published in the San Francisco "Chronicle" (Jan 9 1887, page 3-1, shown above) and the "Union" (Feb 26 1887, page 2-4).22
Photo: Edward Carter Hinshaw gravestone Cypress Hill Memorial Park 6
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