Elkanah Hinshaw

                                         ┌── Absolom Hinshaw
                                         │    1752-1830 
                     ┌── Abel Hinshaw ───┤
                     │    1799-1876      │
                     │                   └── Elizabeth Hinshawc1753-1833 
Elkanah Hinshaw ─────┤
B: 1842              │                   ┌── John Bookout
D: 1918              │                   │
                     └── Nancy Bookout ──┤
                          1799-1882      │
                                         └── Zilpha Wright
M: Mary Ellen Norton
   ├── Ida J. Hinshaw (1864-?) 1,2
   ├── William Ellis Hinshaw (1867-1945) 1,2,3
   ├── Lillie May Hinshaw (1869-1936) 1,2
   ├── Icy B. Hinshaw (1871-?) 1,2
   ├── Nancy E. Hinshaw (1872-?) 1,2
   ├── Minnie E. Hinshaw (1873-?) 1
   ├── Stephen Hinshaw (1877-?) 1,2
   └── Mabel Hinshaw (1881-1882) 4

Elkanah Hinshaw     [ID 01114] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Elkanah Hinshaw1,4,5,6,7 [Elcany Hinchaw8].

Born Dec 21 1842, Randolph County, Indiana.1,2,4,5,7,9  

He married Mary Ellen Norton, Dec 24 1863, Randolph County, Indiana.5,6,10,11  Mary, daughter of William Norton & Elizabeth Snead, was born Dec 23 1840, Randolph County, Indiana.2,4,6,9,11,12  

This Norton family was apparently very friendly with the Hinshaws.  The following Norton siblings married Hinshaws:11

Samuel S. Norton married Elkanah's sister Elizabeth Hinshaw in 1849.
William W. Norton married Elkanah's cousin Margaret Hinshaw in 1850.
John Hunter Norton married Elkanah's sister Zilpha Ann Hinshaw in 1853.
Mary Ellen Norton married Elkanah Hinshaw in 1863.
Elizabeth Jane Norton married Iram Hinshaw in 1866.

Elkanah and family were shown in the 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:2

Hinshaw, Elkanah, age 38, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Hinshaw, Mary E., wife, age 39, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Ida J., daughter, age 15, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; going to school.
Hinshaw, William, son, age 12, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; works on farm; attended school.
Hinshaw, Lillie M., daughter, age 10, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; going to school.
Hinshaw, Isadore, daughter, age 8, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Nancy E., daughter, age 6, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Stephen, son, age 2, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Ross, John A., age 19, born in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in Indiana; works on farm.

Elkanah and Mary were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 13 1900), Lynn, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:9

Hinshaw, Elkanah, head-of-household, age 57, born Dec 1842 in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; married 39 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (mortgaged).
Hinshaw, Mary E., wife, age 59, born Dec 1840 in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; married 39 years; 9 children, 6 living.

Mary died Jan 16 1907, Randolph County, Indiana; buried Mount Zion Church Cemetery, near Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.4,6,11,12  

Widower Elkanah was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), South Franklin [street], Lynn, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:7

Hinshaw, Elkanah, head-of-household, age 67, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; widower; occupation: own income; owned home (free).
Living next door in 1910 was the family of cousin Jacob Allen Hinshaw.13  

Elkanah Hinshaw died May 23 1918, buried Mount Zion Church Cemetery, near Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.4,5  

Elkanah's death was reported in "The Indianapolis Star" (Indianapolis, Indiana) on Tuesday, May 28, 191814 (see scan below).

(photo)Photo: Death of Elkanah Hinshaw "The Indianapolis Star", May 28 1918 14

(photo)Photo: Elkanah & Mary Ellen Hinshaw gravestone Mt. Zion Church Cemetery 15


Sources

  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  2. 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, ED 173, page 268C, line #1, dwelling #78, family #78.
  3. Contribution from Diane Smith Battershell ().
  4. Contribution from Allen Rowe () citing:
    Gravestone, Mount Zion Church Cemetery, Winchester, Indiana.
  5. Family lineage contributed by Greg Hinshaw
  6. Family group sheets contributed by Rodger D. Norton ()
  7. 1910 census, Lynn, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T624-376, ED 141, page 8A, line #2, dwelling #201, family #205.
  8. 1850 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll 168, pg 42, household #25.
  9. 1900 census, Lynn, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T623-399, ED 129, page 8A, line #50, dwelling #179, family #179.
  10. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (county bk page 16).
  11. Contribution from Rodger Norton ().
  12. Contribution from Rod Niner ().
  13. 1910 census, Lynn, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T624-376, ED 141, page 8A, line #3, dwelling #202, family #206.
  14. Death of Elkanah Hinshaw; "The Indianapolis Star", May 28 1918;
    http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Photo courtesy of Ron Dick citing: Mt. Zion Church Cemetery.


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