+-- Abel Hinshaw | 1799-1876 +-- John A. Hinshaw --+ | 1822-1888 | | +-- Nancy Bookout | 1799-1882 John Leonard Hinshaw ---+ B: 1863 | D: 1926 | +-- Elizabeth Titus 1829-1902 M: Mary Ellen Rockhill +-- Alva R. Hinshaw, 1884-1958 +-- Stella Mae Hinshaw, 1886-1963 +-- Frances E. Hinshaw, 1892-1966 +-- Arthur Hinshaw, 1893-1984 +-- Edith E. Hinshaw, 1901-1980
|John Leonard Hinshaw     [ID 11673]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Nov 29 1863, Randolph County, Indiana.a,b,c,d    (Nov 1862).e
He married Mary Ellen Rockhill, Jan 26 1884, Randolph County, Indiana.f    (Jan 26 1883).a    (Ellen Rockhill)g    (Ella Rockhill)g    (Mary Rockhire)h    Mary was born Jun 1860, Indiana.e,d
John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4 1900), Penn Township, Jay County, Indiana:e
John's obituary was published during the week of Aug 1 1926 (exact date and name of newspaper unknown):a
Mr. Hinshaw Died Sunday
Injuries received last Tuesday when buggy hit by auto proved fatal.
John Leonard Hinshaw, age 62 years, who was injured last Tuesday evening when the buggy in which he was riding and being driven by him, was hit by an automobile driven by Roy Cline, of nearby Pennville, passed away Sunday at 8:30, at his home about four miles east of Montpelier.    Mr. Hinshaw had not regained consciousness from the time he was thrown from his buggy until death.
The accident occurred when Mr. Hinshaw was near his home, and the rear of the buggy was crashed into by a Ford sedan driven by Cline.    Cline stopped and rendered aid, and stated that on account of the dim lights on the automobile, he was unable to see the buggy until too late.    Medical aid was called immediately after the accident, but the injured man remain in a sub-conscience condition, and did not improve at all.
John Leonard Hinshaw was born in Randolph County, November 29, 1863, and his age at the time of death was 62 years, 8 months and 4 days.    He was the son of John and Elizabeth Titus Hinshaw.    He has lived in Jay County for the past forty years, near the Blackford County line, coming to that section when a young man.    His life was spent in the occupation of farming.    He was married at Winchester on Jan. 26, 1883, and he is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Hinshaw, and five children, Alva R. Hinshaw, of Berne; Stella May Whitaker, Hartford City; Frances E. Slusher, near Montpelier; and Edith E. O'dell, of Montpelier; also the following brothers and sisters: Nan Fudge, Winchester; Tommy Hinshaw, Traverse City; Jacob Hinshaw, of near Montpelier; Joe Hinshaw, Fiat; Hettie Cline, near Pennville; and Sadie Quillen of Hartford City.
The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Methodist church at Pennville, and burial will be made in the Pennville cemetery.
(a) Obituary of John Leonard Hinshaw: contribution from Bob Krepps ().
(b) 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana; page 336B, line #24, dwelling #315, family #315.
(c) 1880 census, Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-307, ED 174, page 297C, line #12, dwelling #78, family #79.
(d) 1910 census, Penn Township, Jay County, Indiana; ED 70, sheet 4B, line #67, dwelling #106, family #106.
(e) 1900 census, Penn Township, Jay County, Indiana; ED 64, sheet 2A, line #43, dwelling #33, family #33.
(f) Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (county bk page 22).
(g) Index to Supplemental Record Marriage Transcripts 1882-1920, Jay County, Indiana;
Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938.
(h) Jay County, Indiana Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920, Volume 1;
Indiana Works Progress Administration; book H-2, page 26.
(i) 1920 census, Harrison Township, Blackford County, Indiana; roll T625-423, ED 1, page 1B, line #53, dwelling #12, family #12.
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