Nelson Hinshaw

                                                     ┌── Abel Hinshaw
                                                     │    1799-1876 
                          ┌── Greenbury B. Hinshaw ──┤
                          │    1841-1915             │
                          │                          └── Nancy Bookout
                          │                               1799-1882 
Nelson Hinshaw ───────────┤
B: 1862                   │                          ┌── William Barns
D: 1934                   │                          │
                          └── Rachel Barnes ─────────┤
                               1844-1905             │
                                                     └── Sarah (Barns)
M: Margaret Adeline Craig
   ├── (female child) Hinshaw (1886-?) 1
   ├── Lydia B. Hinshaw (1888-1978) 2,3,4,5
   ├── Rachel Ann Hinshaw (1890-1969) 2,3,4
   ├── John C. Hinshaw (1892-) 6
   ├── Herschel Greenberry Hinshaw (1896-1962) 2,3,7,8
   ├── Gladys M. Hinshaw (1898-1989) 2,3,4,7,8
   ├── Ernest C. Hinshaw (1900-1986) 2,4,7,8

M: Venora A. Clevenger
   └── Vernon L. Hinshaw (1909-1965) 2,4,8,9

Nelson Hinshaw     [ID 01108] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 12 1862, Lynn, Randolph County, Indiana.3,6,7,8,9,10,11  

He married Margaret Adeline Craig, Dec 10 1886, Jay County, Indiana.6,7,10,12  Margaret was born Sep 18 1866, Indiana.3,7  

Nelson and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1900), Lynn, Randolph County, Indiana:3

Hinshaw, Nelson, head-of-household, age 37, born Nov 1862 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 14 years; occupation: teamster; rented home.
Hinshaw, Margrett A., wife, age 33, born Sep 1866 in Indiana; parents born in Ohio; married 14 years; 7 children, 4 living.
Hinshaw, Lyddie B., daughter, age 12, born March 1888 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school 8 months.
Hinshaw, Rachel A., daughter, age 10, born Jan 1890 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school 8 months.
Hinshaw, Hershil G., son, age 4, born Apr 1896 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Gladdis M., daughter, age 2, born May 1898 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

Margaret died Jun 4 1905.7  

He then married Venora A. Clevenger6 [Venora A. Mosier13, Verna Mosier14,15], Jul 31 19076, Randolph County, Indiana6.  Venora, daughter of Walter Mosier & Manerva "Minnie" Parker, was born about 1868, Indiana.8,9,13,15  Venora was a widow - she had been previously married to James Madison Clevenger on Oct 31 1891,13,16 by whom she had six children.2,8  

Nelson and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 5 1910), Prairie Township, Henry County, Indiana:8

Hinshaw, Nelson, head-of-household, age 47, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; second marriage, married 2 years.
Hinshaw, Nora, wife, age 42, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; second marriage, married 2 years; 7 children, 7 living.
Clevenger, Charley, step son, age 17, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: laborer, working out.
Clevenger, Lenna, step daughter, age 16, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Clevenger, Lidia, step daughter, age 12, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Clevenger, Nora, step daughter, age 11, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Clevenger, Walter, step son, age 9, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Clevenger, James, step son, age 7, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Vernon L., son, age 10 months, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Hershel G., son, age 14, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: farm laborer; attended school.
Hinshaw, Gladus, daughter, age 11, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Ernest, son, age 9, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

Nelson and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), New Castle, Henry County, Indiana:9

Hinshaw, Nelson, head-of-household, age 57, born in Indiana; parents born in United States; owned home; occupation: teamster, coal yard.
Hinshaw, Lenora, wife, age 51, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Vernon, son, age 10, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Cleavenger, Jimmy, step-son, age 18, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: laborer, piano factory.

Nelson and family were again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 16 1930), 2415 S. 14 St., New Castle, Henry County, Indiana:17

Hinshaw, Nelson, head-of-household, age 67, born in Indiana; parents born in United States; first married at age 20; owned home ($1500 value); no radio in home; occupation: laborer, odd jobs; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Venora, wife, age 62, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 22.
Clevenger, James, step-son, age 26, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: laborer, auto factory; not a veteran.

Nelson Hinshaw died Jun 30 1934, at his home, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana; age 72.2,18  

Nelson's obituary was published in the New Castle Courier Times (New Castle, Indiana) on Monday, July 2, 1934:2

Nelson Hinshaw is Dead
Funeral Services To Be Held Tuesday Afternoon.  

Nelson Hinshaw, 72 years old, died Saturday evening at his home, 2415 South Fourteenth Street, New Castle, Indiana.  Besides the widow he is survived by six children, Mrs. Lydia Durham of Marion, Ohio, Herschel Hinshaw of Westwood, Vernon Hinshaw of Kennard, Mrs Anna Cook, Mrs. Gladys Bittner and Ernest Hinshaw of New Castle.  Twenty-three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive as well as six step-children, Mrs. Linnie Thomas of Indianapolis, Charles Clevenger of Kennard, Mrs. Nora Dinkins, Mrs. Lydia Porter, Walter Clevenger and Mrs. James Clevenger of New Castle.  

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Centenary M.E. church at Cherrywood and J avenues.  Interment will be made in Soundmound cemetery in New Castle.

Venora died 1955.16

(photo)Photo: Nelson Hinshaw gravestone South Mound Cemetery 19


Sources

  1. "Index to Birth Records, Jay County [Indiana], 1882-1920", Volume I;
    Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938; book H-2, page 28.
  2. Contribution from Ron Dick citing:
    Obituary of Nelson Hinshaw; The New Castle Courier Times, Jul 2 1934.
  3. 1900 census, Lynn, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T623-399, ED 129, page 11B, line #56, dwelling #266, family #268.
  4. Obituary of Nelson Hinshaw.
  5. Obituary of Rachel Ann Hinshaw Cook.
  6. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  7. Contribution from Ron Dick.
  8. 1910 census, Prairie Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T624-355, ED 97, page 203B, line #67, dwelling #171, family #172.
  9. 1920 census, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana; roll T625-437, ED 74, page 5B, line #97, dwelling #97, family #100.
  10. "Index to Supplementary Record Jay County [Indiana] Marriage Transcripts
    1882-1920", Indiana Work Projects Administration; book MT1, pg 85.
  11. 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, ED 173, page 269B, line #36, dwelling #109, household #109.
  12. "Index to Marriage Records, Jay County [Indiana], Volume I";
    Indiana Work Projects Administration; book C-F, pg 83.
  13. Posting Jan 23 2000 by Jerry L. Clark () to INDELAWA-L.
  14. Posting Jan 29 2000 by Jerry L. Clark () to INDELAWA-L.
  15. 1880 LDS census index, Nettle Creek Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, page 230C.
  16. Posting Jan 23 2000 by Cynthia Mahjoub () to INDELAWA-L.
  17. 1930 census, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana; roll T626-593, ED 23, page 13B, line #63, dwelling #271, family #276.
  18. Contribution from Ron Dick citing: death index, Henry County, Indiana, 1882-2000.
  19. Photo courtesy of Ron Dick citing: South Mound Cemetery.


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