John Leonard Hinshaw

                                              ┌── 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) 1,2,3
   ├── Stella Mae Hinshaw (1886-1963) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Frances E. Hinshaw (1892-1966) 1,2,3,5
   ├── Arthur Hinshaw (1893-1984) 1,2,5
   └── Edith E. Hinshaw (1901-1980) 3,5

John Leonard Hinshaw     [ID 11673] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 29 1863, Randolph County, Indiana.5,6,7,8  (Nov 1862).2  

He married Mary Ellen Rockhill9 [Ellen Rockhill1, Ella Rockhill1, Mary Rockhire4], Jan 26 18849 [Jan 26 18836], Randolph County, Indiana9.  Mary was born Jun 1860, Indiana.2,5  

John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4 1900), Penn Township, Jay County, Indiana:2

Hinshaw, John L., head-of-household, age 38, born Nov 1862 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 16 years; rented farm; occupation: manager, oil leases.
Hinshaw, Mary E., wife, age 40, born Jun 1860 in [smudged]; parents born in Ohio; married 16 years; 4 children, 4 living.
Hinshaw, Alva R., son, age 15, born Jun 1884 in [smudged]; parents born in Indiana; occupation: farm laborer.
Hinshaw, Stella M., daughter, age 13, born Oct 1886 in [smudged]; parents born in Indiana; attended school 7 months.
Hinshaw, Frances, daughter, age [unclear], born Sep 18[..unclear..] in [smudged]; parents born in Indiana; attended school 7 months.
Hinshaw, Arthur, son, age 5, born Aug 1894 in [smudged]; parents born in Indiana; attended school 7 months.

John and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 19-20 1910), Penn Township, Jay County, Indiana:5

Hinshaw, John L., head-of-household, age 46, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Ireland; first marriage, married 26 years; rented farm; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Mary Ellen, wife, age 49, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; first marriage, married 26 years; 5 children, 5 living.
Hinshaw, Frances, daughter, age 17, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Arthur, son, age 15, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Edith, daughter, age 9, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.

John and Mary Ellen were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 1920), Harrison Township, Blackford County, Indiana:10

Hinshaw, John L., head-of-household, age 56, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in I[..unclear..]; rented home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Ella, wife, age 57, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana.

John Leonard Hinshaw died Aug 1 1926, at his home, about four miles east of Montpelier, Jay County, Indiana; buried Pennville Cemetery, Pennville, Jay County, Indiana.6  

John's obituary was published during the week of Aug 1 1926 (exact date and name of newspaper unknown):6

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.

Also see: Leonard Hinshaw #9931 (possible additional children).  


Sources

  1. Index to Supplemental Record Marriage Transcripts 1882-1920, Jay County, Indiana;
    Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938.
  2. 1900 census, Penn Township, Jay County, Indiana; ED 64, sheet 2A, line #43, dwelling #33, family #33.
  3. Obituary of John Leonard Hinshaw.
  4. Jay County, Indiana Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920, Volume 1;
    Indiana Works Progress Administration; book H-2, page 26.
  5. 1910 census, Penn Township, Jay County, Indiana; ED 70, sheet 4B, line #67, dwelling #106, family #106.
  6. Obituary of John Leonard Hinshaw: contribution from Bob Krepps ().
  7. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana; page 336B, line #24, dwelling #315, family #315.
  8. 1880 census, Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-307, ED 174, page 297C, line #12, dwelling #78, family #79.
  9. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (county bk page 22).
  10. 1920 census, Harrison Township, Blackford County, Indiana; roll T625-423, ED 1, page 1B, line #53, dwelling #12, family #12.


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