Elkannah Hinshaw

                                          ┌── Seth Hinshaw
                                          │    1787-1865 
                      ┌── Jabez Hinshaw ──┤
                      │    1814-1844      │
                      │                   └── Hannah Beeson
                      │                        1788-1822 
Elkannah Hinshaw ─────┤
B: 1840               │                   ┌── Henry Lamb
D: 1900               │                   │
                      └── Mary Lamb ──────┤
                           1817-1869      │
                                          └── Rebecca (Lamb)
M: Nancy Melinda Ginn
   ├── Alonzo H. Henshaw (1863-1940) 1,2,3
   ├── Joseph Warren Hinshaw (1867-1955) 2,3
   ├── Mary J. Hinshaw (c1870-?) 2,3,4
   ├── Ida V. Hinshaw (1872-1903) 2,3,5
   ├── William Henry Hinshaw (1874-1927) 2,3,6,7
   ├── Maggie Ellen Henshaw (1877-1965) 2,3,8
   └── Bertha Hinshaw (1881-1900) 3,9

Elkannah Hinshaw     [ID 01182] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Elkannah Hinshaw10,11 [Elkanah Hinshaw10,12, Elkanah Henshaw13].

Born Apr 13 18402,10,11,12 [May - 18409], Duck Creek MM, Henry County, Indiana2,10,11,12.  

Elkana was shown in the 1850 census, Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana, living in the household of his aunt Dianna, as follows:14

Calvin Macy, age 27, born in Indiana; farmer; $1200 real estate.
Dianah Macy, age 32, born in North Carolina.
Hannah Macy, age 5, born in Indiana.
Martha Macy, age 3, born in Indiana.
Elkana Henshaw, age 10, born in Indiana; attended school.
Rebecca Wilson, age 15; mulatto; attended school.

He married Nancy Melinda Ginn3,15 [Melinda Ginn8,16], Oct 2 18623,15, Henry County, Indiana3,15.  Nancy was born Apr - 18429,16 [about 18412,17], Indiana9,16.  

Elkanah and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 15 1880), Van Buren Township, Madison County, Indiana:2

Hinshaw, Alcanah, age 40, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Hinshaw, Nancy M., wife, age 39, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Alonzo H., son, age 17, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; laborer; attended school.
Hinshaw, Joseph W., son, age 13, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; laborer; attended school.
Hinshaw, Mary J., daughter, age 10, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Ida B., daughter, age 7, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, William H., son, age 5, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Maggie E., daughter, age 3, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

Elkannah and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 25 1900), Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana [census page very faded]:9

Henshaw, Elkan[..unclear..], head-of-household, age 59, born May 1840 [unclear] in Indiana; father born in South Carolina; [..mother's birthplace unclear..]; married 37 years; [..occupation unreadable..]; rented home.
Henshaw, Nancy M., wife, age 58, born Apr 1842 in Indiana; father born in Kentucky; married 37 years; 8 children, 5 living.
Henshaw, Bertha, daughter, age 19, born Jan 1881 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Living next door in 1900 was the family of daughter Maggie.18  

Elkannah Hinshaw died Oct 21 1900, Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.  (indexed as "Andre Henshaw", presumably Alkana or similar in the original record).19  

Widow Nancy and granddaughter were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 25 1910), Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana:16

Henshaw, Malinda, head-of-household, age 68, born in Indiana; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Indiana; widow; occupation: own income; rented home.
Henshaw, Ora, granddaughter, age 17, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: servant.
Living next door in 1910 was the family of son William.20  

Nancy died Jul 25 1916, Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana; age 75.17

(photo)Photo: Elkanah Hinshaw & Nancy Melinda Ginn 3

(photo)Photo: Nancy Melinda Ginn Hinshaw with son Joe and granddaughter Mabel 3


Sources

  1. Index to Supplemental Record Delaware County Marriage Transcripts, 1882-1911;
    Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1940; Book W-1, page 212.
  2. 1880 census, Van Buren Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T9-0293, ED 17, page 12D, line #9, dwelling #224, family #224.
  3. Hinshaw family notes and photos from Marta Flaherty, Peoria, Illinois.
  4. Index to Supplemental Record Delaware County Marriage Transcripts, 1882-1911;
    Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1940; Book W-1, page 195.
  5. Index to Supplemental Record Madison County Marriage Transcripts, 1880-1920;
    Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938; Book W-2, page 8.
  6. Index to Supplemental Record Madison County Marriage Transcripts, 1880-1920;
    Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938; Book W-1, page 33.
  7. William Henry Hinshaw death certificate.
  8. Index to Supplemental Record Madison County Marriage Transcripts, 1880-1920;
    Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938; Book W-2, page 24.
  9. 1900 census, Alexandria, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T623-386, ED 95, page 15A, line #24, dwelling #284, family #287.
  10. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  11. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 4, 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.
  12. "Webster Parry's Abstracts of Quaker Records", LDS microfilm #0367987
  13. Henry County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1, Vol. 2,
    1850-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration; Book CC-9, page 498.
  14. 1850 census, Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll 151, page 293; dwelling #608.
  15. Henry County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1, Vol. 2,
    1850-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration; Book CC-3, page 1.
  16. 1910 census, 2nd Ward, Alexandria, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T624-364, ED 112, page 211A, line #13, dwelling #200, family #202.
  17. "Index to Death Records, Madison County, Indiana 1882-1920", Book 2CH-8, page 48.
  18. 1900 census, Alexandria, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T623-386, ED 95, page 15A, line #27, dwelling #285, family #288.
  19. Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. 1910 census, 2nd Ward, Alexandria, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T624-364, ED 112, page 211A, line #15, dwelling #201, family #203.


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