Zimri Elijah Hinshaw

                                             ┌── Jacob A. Hinshaw
                                             │    1778-1826 
                        ┌── Nathan Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1811-1863       │
                        │                    └── Phebe Allen
                        │                         1789-1869 
Zimri Elijah Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1840                 │                    ┌── Joseph Hodgin
D: 1907                 │                    │
                        └── Asenath Hodgin ──┤
                             1809-1878       │
                                             └── Ruth Dicks
M: Gulielma Thomas
   ├── Eldora Hinshaw (1861-1862) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Sarah Isabel Hinshaw (1864-1883) 2,4,5,6
   ├── Erastus Hinshaw (1867-1867) 4
   ├── Laura M. Hinshaw (1869-1951) 2,4,5,6,7
   ├── William Russell Hinshaw (1871-1947) 2,4,6,7,8
   ├── Walter Waldo Hinshaw (1874-1938) 2,4,6,7,9,10
   ├── Harry Morman Hinshaw (1877-<1947) 2,4,6,7
   ├── Ethel Asenath Hinshaw (1879-1968) 2,4,6,7
   └── Fanny Gertrude Hinshaw (1882-1974) 4,7,9,11

Zimri Elijah Hinshaw     [ID 01163] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 29 18401,2,3,4,6,9,12 [about 18425], Cherry Grove MM, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana1,2,3,4,6,9,12.  

He married Gulielma Thomas1,2,4,13 [Guilielma Thomas2, Julia E. Thomas9,12,13], Mar 31 18591,2,4,13, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana1,2,4,13.  Gulielma, daughter of Nehemiah Thomas & Phebe Gilbert, was born May 13 1842, Clay Township, Montgomery County, Ohio.2,3,4,5,6,9,10,12,14  

At Cherry Grove MM on 5-14-1859, Zimri, Lynn meeting, was complained of for marrying contrary to discipline.  "6-11-1859 retained membership".2  

At Cherry Grove MM on 6-11-1859, Guilielma (formerly Thomas), Lynn meeting, was reported married contrary to discipline; "7-9-1859 condemnded her misconduct".2  

Zimri and Gulielma were shown in the 1860 census, Wayne Township, Randolph County, Indiana:12

Zimri E Hinshaw, age 20, born in North Carolina; farmer; $800 real estate; $300 personal property.
Julia E Hinshaw, age 18, born in Ohio.

In Jun 1863 Zimri registered for the Civil War draft in the 5th Congressional District, Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana:15

Hinshaw Zimri, age 22, born in Indiana; married; farmer.

Zimri and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 14 1870), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:5

Hinshaw, Zimri E, age 28, born in Indiana; blacksmith; $550 real estate; $100 personal property.
Hinshaw, Gula Elma, age 28, born in Ohio; keeps house.
Hinshaw, Sarah I, age 5, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Laura M, age 1, born in Indiana.
Living next door on one side in 1870 was the family of uncle Elijah Hinshaw;16 next door on the other side was the family of first cousin Simpson Scott Hinshaw.17  

Zimri and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 17 1880), Long Lake Township, Grand Traverse County, Michigan:6

Hunshaw, Zemri, age 39, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; blacksmith.
Hunshaw, Gulia E., wife, age 37, born in Ohio; parents born in Indiana; keeping house.
Hunshaw, Sarah I., daughter, age 15, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; "teachin school"; attended school.
Hunshaw, Laura M., daughter, age 11, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; attended school.
Hunshaw, William R., son, age 8, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; attended school.
Hunshaw, Walter W., son, age 5, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; attended school.
Hunshaw, Harry M., son, age 3, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio.
Hunshaw, Ethal A., daughter, age 1, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio.

At Cherry Grove MM on 2-12-1881, Zimri, Gulielma, Isabel, William R., Harry, Laura, Wallas, & Ethel "set off to" Long Lake MM, Michigan2 (however note that they had been shown the year earlier, in the 1880 census, already living in Michigan, so this might have been an after-the-fact request for a certificate of removal).  

Zimri and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 5 1900), Leelanau Township, Leelanau County, Michigan:9

Hinshaw, Zimri, head-of-household, age 59, born Sept 1840 in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; married 41 years; occupation: county clerk; owned home (free).
Hinshaw, Julia E., wife, age 57, born May 1842 in Ohio; parents born in New York; married 41 years; 9 children, 6 living.
Hinshaw, Waldo, son, age 25, born Apr 1875 in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; occupation: confectioner.
Hinshaw, Fannie, daughter, age 18, born Apr 1882 in Michigan; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; attended school 9 months.
Stata, Eva, granddaughter, age 8, born Dec 1891 in Michigan; father born in Michigan; mother born in Indiana; attended school 9 months.

Zimri Elijah Hinshaw died Oct 9 1907, Leland, Leelanau County, Michigan; buried Leland, Michigan.4,7,18  

Zimri's obituary was published in The Evening Record (Traverse City, Michigan) on Thursday, October 10, 1907:7

Z. E. HINSHAW
PASSED AWAY

COUNTY CLERK OF LEELANAU
COUNTY MANY YEARS
FAILING HEALTH TWO YEARS
PROMINENT CITIZEN AND OF
FACIAL HIGHLY RESPECTED

Came to Traverse City From Ohio
When Twenty Seven Years Old
Settled in Leelanau and
Is Well Known.

  

(Special to the Evening Record)

Leland Mich. Oct 10 Z. E. Hinshaw county clerk of Leelanau county, died Wednesday afternoon at three o’clock after failing gradually for two years.  Funeral will be held Saturday morning at ten o’clock.  

Mr. Hinshaw was born sixty seven years ago in Ohio and when twenty seven years of [age] came to Michigan making his home in Traverse City.  The deceased lived here about twenty years removing then to Cedar Run where he lived six years, thence to Bingham where seven years was passed and lastly to Leland where he held the office of county clerk for the past six and one half years.  The deceased leaves a widow and six children.  Mrs. Stillwell of Rapid City, Mrs. Fannie Adsit of Traverse City; Russell Hinshaw of Bingham; Waldo Hinshaw, Ethel Hinshaw and Harry Hinshaw of Leland.  

Z. E. Hinshaw was one of the oldest and best known pioneers of this region respected and loved by all who knew him.

Widow Gulia and son Waldo were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 17 1910), Grand Ave., Leelanau Township, Leelanau County, Michigan:10

Hinshaw, Gulia E., head-of-household, age 67, born in Ohio; father born in Indiana; mother born in United States; widow; 9 children, 6 living; occupation: housekeeper, at home; owned home (free).
Hinshaw, Waldo W., son, age 36, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; single; occupation: laborer, odd jobs.

Gulielma died Dec 13 1919, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.4  


Sources

  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  2. "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.
  3. "Webster Parry's Abstracts of Quaker Records", LDS microfilm #0367987
  4. Contribution from Beth Lewis Mulac.
  5. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll M593-354, page 451B, line #2, dwelling #217, family #217.
  6. 1880 census, Long Lake Township, Grand Traverse County, Michigan; roll T9-0578, ED 83, page 477A, line #21, dwelling #72, family #73.
  7. Contribution from Leeanne Brian () citing:
    Obituary of Z.E. Hinshaw; "The Evening Record", Oct 10 1907, page 1.
  8. Contribution from Barbara (Boone) Macksey () citing:
    Northern Michigan vital records: http://hometown.aol.com/barbart3/vitals.html.
  9. 1900 census, Leelanau Township, Leelanau County, Michigan; roll T623-724, ED 24, page 3A, line #21, dwelling #46, family #46.
  10. 1910 census, Leelanau Township, Leelanau County, Michigan; roll T624-660, ED 27, page 90B, line #65, dwelling #13, family #13.
  11. Obituary of Fanny Gertrude Hinshaw.
  12. 1860 census, Wayne Township, Randolph County, Indiana; page 1028, line #2, dwelling #1176, household #1119.
  13. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (county bk page 16).
  14. "Additions, Corrections, & Comments - Abstracts of the Record of the Society of Friends in Indiana", by Roger S. Boone, 1978, Springfield, Ohio; In the Newberry Library in Chicago.
  15. U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll M593-354, page 451B, line #6, dwelling #218, family #218.
  17. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll M593-354, page 451A, line #39, dwelling #216, family #216.
  18. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.


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