Rev. William Lawrence Hinshaw

                                                      ┌── Jacob A. Hinshaw
                                                      │    1778-1826 
                                 ┌── Nathan Hinshaw ──┤
                                 │    1811-1863       │
                                 │                    └── Phebe Allen
                                 │                         1789-1869 
Rev. William Lawrence Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1843                          │                    ┌── Joseph Hodgin
D: 1924                          │                    │
                                 └── Asenath Hodgin ──┤
                                      1809-1878       │
                                                      └── Ruth Dicks
M: Ruth Peacock
   ├── Rosannah Jane Hinshaw (1869-1935) 1,2,3
   ├── John Henry Hinshaw (1871-1947) 1,3
   ├── David Zimri Hinshaw (1872-1952) 1,3,4
   ├── Jonathan Weaver Dixon Hinshaw (1874-1959) 1,3,5
   ├── Annie Matilda Hinshaw (1876-1953) 1,3
   ├── Asenath Rebecca Hinshaw (1878-1966) 1,3,5
   ├── Fred William Hinshaw (1880-1899) 1,6,7
   └── Amos Russell Hinshaw (1882-1936) 1,5

M: Harriet E. "Hattie" Battson

M: Rachel E. Hodgin

Rev. William Lawrence Hinshaw     [ID 01160] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 22 1843, Cherry Grove MM, Randolph County, Indiana.1,3,4,5,8,9,10,11,12,13  

He married Ruth Peacock, Aug 12 1868, at Ruth's home near Lynn MM, Randolph County, Indiana.1,4,14  Ruth, daughter of John Joy Peacock & Rebecca Pickett, was born Jun 18 1841, Randolph County, Indiana.1,2,3,4  

At Cherry Grove MM on 5-8-1869, William L., Lynn meeting, was reported having joined the Anti-Slavery Friends; "9-11-1869 condemned his misconduct".9  

William and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 20 1870), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:2

Hinshaw, William L., age 28, born in Indiana; $400 personal property.
Hinshaw, Ruth, age 29, born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Rosanna J., age 10 months, born Aug [1869] in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Aseneth, age 61, born in North Carolina; $1800 real estate; $50 personal property.
Living next door in 1870 was the family of uncle Thomas J. Hinshaw.15  

Cherry Grove MM on 4-14-1877 recorded "William L. Hinshaw has joined the Anti-Slavery Friends and requested membership cease (had removed to Kansas)".9  

William and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 19-20 1880), Medford Township, Reno County, Kansas:3

Hinshaw, W.L., age 37, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Hinshaw, Ruth, wife, age 38, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Rosanna J., daughter, age 10, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, John H., son, age 9, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, D.Z., son, age 8, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, J.W.D., son, age 5, born in Kansas; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Anna M., daughter, age 3, born in Kansas; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Asenath R., daughter, age 2, born in Kansas; parents born in Indiana.

Ruth died Nov 20 1897, Sterling, Rice County, Kansas; buried Nov 21 1897, Plot 240 G, Sterling Community Cemetery, Sterling, Rice County, Kansas.1,4,6,16  

He then married Harriet E. "Hattie" Battson, about 1899.1,5,6  Harriet was born Oct - 1865, Ohio.5,17  

William and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 2 1900), Sterling, Rice County, Kansas:5

Hinshaw, William L., head-of-household, age 57, born Feb 1843 in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; married 1 year; occupation: minister; rented home.
Hinshaw, Hattie E., wife, age 34, born Oct 1865 in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; married 1 year; 1 child, 1 living.
Hinshaw, Jonathan D., son, age 25, born July 1874 in Kansas; parents born in Indiana; student; attended school 8 months.
Hinshaw, Aseneth R., daughter, age 22, born Feb 1878 in Kansas; parents born in Indiana; attended school 9 months.
Hinshaw, Amos R., son, age 18, born Feb 1882 in Kansas; parents born in Indiana; attended school 9 months.

Harriet died Mar 14 1904, Kansas; buried Mar 16 1904, Plot 240 H, Sterling Community Cemetery, Sterling, Rice County, Kansas.6,17  

He then married Rachel E. Hodgin1,11 [Rachel E. (Lewelling) Hodgin6,18, Rachel E. Lewelling6,18], Nov 9 19051,11, Wayne County, Indiana1,11.  Rachel was born Aug 8 1849, Indiana.11,12,13,19  Rachel had apparently been previously married to Elias M. Hodgin.6  

William and Rachel with Rachel's daughters were shown in the 1910 census (May 3 1910), Valley Township, Reno County, Kansas:12

Hinshaw, William L., head-of-household, age 67, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; third marriage, married 4 years; occupation: clergyman; rented home.
Hinshaw, Rachael H., wife, age 60, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; second marriage, married 4 years; 8 children, 3 living.
Hinshaw, Mary E., step-daughter, age 32, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: clergy.
Hinshaw, Elva R., step-daughter, age 20, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single.
Hinshaw, Marth L., step-daughter, age 34, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: stenographer.

William and Rachel were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 16 1920), Sterling, Rice County, Kansas:13

Hinshaw, William L., head-of-household, age 76, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; owned home; occupation: minister, United Brethren.
Hinshaw, Rachel, wife, age 70, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina.
Hodgin, Martha, step daughter, age 43, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: bookkeeper, machinery co.

Rev. William Lawrence Hinshaw died Mar 14 1924, at his home, Sterling, Rice County, Kansas; buried Mar 19 1924, Plot 240 I, Sterling Community Cemetery, Sterling, Rice County, Kansas.1,4,6,20  

The memorial card from William's funeral reads:21

Rev. W. L. Hinshaw

Died at his home in Sterling, Kansas, Friday, March 14, 1924, in the 81st year of his life.  

Funeral services will be held from the M. E. church, Monday, March 17, 1924, at 2:30 p.m.; conducted by Rev. C. V. Priddle assisted by Dr. Spencer and Rev. Wilkinson.

Widow Rachel was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 26 1930), still living with daughter Martha Hodgin in Sterling, Rice County, Kansas:19

Hodgin, Martha, head-of-household, age 54, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; owned home ($2500 value); no radio in home; occupation: bookkeeper, hardware store.
Hinshaw, Rachel, mother, age 80, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; widow.

Rachel died 1930, buried Apr 17 1930, Plot 240 M, Sterling Community Cemetery, Sterling, Rice County, Kansas.6,18

(photo)Photo: William Lawrence Hinshaw with wife (probably Ruth Peacock) 22

(photo)Photo: William Lawrence Hinshaw remembrance poem, by stepdaughter Martha L. Hodgen (apparently printed in a newspaper on his death) 22

(photo)Photo: William Lawrence Hinshaw family probably about 1884 23


Sources

  1. Family group sheets contributed by William Urvin Hinshaw Jr.
  2. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll M593-354, page 460, line #37, dwelling #368, household #368.
  3. 1880 census, Medford Township, Reno County, Kansas; roll T9-0394, ED 287, page 482B, line #17, dwelling #168, family #171.
  4. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.
  5. 1900 census, Sterling, Sterling Township, Rice County, Kansas; roll T623-497, ED 233, page 2B, line #51, dwelling #39, family #39.
  6. Contribution from Diane Smith Battershell ().
  7. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=90618320.
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  9. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 2, subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII", (a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
  10. "Webster Parry's Abstracts of Quaker Records", LDS microfilm #0367987
  11. "Index to Marriage Records, Wayne County, Indiana 1860-1920 Volume II",
    Indiana Work Projects Administration, 1941; book C-V, pg 352.
  12. 1910 census, Valley Township, Reno County, Kansas; roll T624-453, ED 138, page 18B, line #79, dwelling #141, family #143.
  13. 1920 census, Sterling, Rice County, Kansas; roll T625-547, ED 206, page 3B-4A, line #99, dwelling #93, family #93.
  14. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (county bk page 19).
  15. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll M593-354, page 460, line #26, dwelling #367, household #367.
  16. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106994595.
  17. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106989624.
  18. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106993641.
  19. 1930 census, West Ward, Sterling, Rice County, Kansas; roll T626-717, ED 19, page 18B, line #59, dwelling #487, family #504.
  20. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106994733.
  21. Contribution from Jerry & Helen McClure () citing:
    Memorial card from the funeral of William Lawrence Hinshaw.
  22. Photo courtesy of Phyllis Long ().
  23. Photo courtesy of Joshua Smith ().


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