Nathan Hinshaw

                                          ┌── Absolom Hinshaw
                                          │    1752-1830 
                   ┌── Benjamin Hinshaw ──┤
                   │    1803-1840         │
                   │                      └── Elizabeth Hinshawc1753-1833 
Nathan Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1839            │                      ┌── Peter Larrance
D: 1919            │                      │
                   └── Mary E. Larrence ──┤
                        1800-1851         │
                                          └── Abigail Heydock
M: Lydia M. Thomas
   ├── Barclay William Henshaw (1863-1950) 1,2,3,4,5
   └── Leland DeForest Henshaw (c1867-1899) 1,2,3,6

Nathan Hinshaw     [ID 00126] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 22 18392,3,4,7,8,9,10,11,12 [May 27 183913,14], Orange County, North Carolina2,3,4,7,8,9,10,11,12.  

At Cane Creek MM on 10-2-1852, Nathan was granted a certificate to Spiceland MM, Indiana.7  

At Spiceland MM on 11-24-1852, Nathan, sister Elizabeth, and brother Isom were received on a certificate from Cane Creek MM, N.C.8  

At Spiceland MM on 5-19-1858, Nathan was granted a certificate to West Union MM.8  (Elizabeth & Isom had preceded him in 1857).8  

At West Union MM on 6-14-1858, Nathan was received on a certificate from Spiceland MM.15  

Nathan and brother Newton were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 30 1860), Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas:12

N. Henshaw, age 26, born in North Carolina; farmer; $2000 real estate; $200 personal property.
Nathan Henshaw, age 21, born in North Carolina.

At West Union MM on 11-12-1860, Nathan was disowned.15  

At West Union MM on 3-3-1862, Nathan was reinstated in membership by request.15  

He married Lydia M. Thomas16,17 [Lydia Butler9], 10-18-186216,17 [9-24-18629], Wayne County, Indiana16,17.  Lydia, daughter of Nathan Thomas & Ann Caroline Diggs, was born Aug 29 1839, Indiana.1,2,3,4,9,17,18,19  

Lydia was the widow of Arthur Butler, having previously married c1860 (reported at New Garden MM on 4-21-1860).9,17  

At New Garden MM on 10-18-1862, Nathan was reported married to Lydia Butler.17  

At New Garden MM on 11-15-1862, Lydia Hinshaw was granted a certificate to Kansas MM.17  

Nathan and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 15 1870), Willow Springs, Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas:2

Henshaw, Nathan, age 31, born in North Carolina; farmer; $4000 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Henshaw, Lydia, age 30, born in Indiana; keeping house.
Henshaw, Bartley, age 6, born in Kansas.
Henshaw, Leland D., age 3, born in Kansas.

In 1873 Nathan Henshaw served in the Kansas State House of Representatives, serving District 55, Hesper, Douglas County, Kansas.20  

Nathan and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 9-10 1880), Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas:3

Henshaw, Nathan, age 41, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Henshaw, Lydia M., wife, age 40, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Henshaw, Bertolette, son, age 16, born in Kansas; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; works on farm; attended school.
Henshaw, Leland D., son, age 11, born in Kansas; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; works on farm; attended school.

Nathan and Lydia were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), living in the household of son Barclay at 704 29th Avenue East, Denver, Colorado:4

Henshaw, Nathan, father, age 61, born May 1839 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 37 years; occupation: clerk, coal office.
Henshaw, Lydia M., mother, age 60, born Aug 1839 in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in North Carolina; married 37 years; 2 children, 1 living.

Lydia died Sep 27 1903, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas; buried Section 8 South, Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas.9,13,19  

Lydia's obituary was published in "The American Friend" on Thursday, October 22, 1903 (page 723).19  

Nathan was shown in Ballenger & Richards Denver city directory, 1900, at the same address as son Barclay:21

Henshaw Nathan, with Thomas & Henshaw, r 704 E 29th av.

Nathan was shown in Ballenger & Richards Denver city directory, 1901, at the same address as son Barclay:22

Henshaw Nathan, with Thomas & Henshaw, r 704 E 29th av.

Nathan was shown in Ballenger & Richards Denver city directory, 1904, at the same address as son Barclay:23

Henshaw Nathan, r 2721 Gilpin

Nathan Hinshaw died Dec 1 1919, buried Section 8 South, Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas.13  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Carol Lawrence Vidales.
  2. 1870 census, Willow Springs, Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas; page 253, line #14, dwelling #214, family #218.
  3. 1880 census, Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas; roll T9-0380, ED 64, page 17C, line #16, dwelling #89, family #89.
  4. 1900 census, Precinct 4, Denver, Denver County, Colorado; roll T623-118, ED 59, page 6B, line #63, dwelling #130, family #138.
  5. Contribution from Joan Henshaw.
  6. Obituary of Leland DeForest Henshaw.
  7. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  8. "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.
  9. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  10. Society of Friends, Cane Creek MM Records; LDS FHL microfilm #0371251
  11. 1850 census, Upper Regiment, Chatham County, North Carolina; roll 624, pg 382, family #467.
  12. 1860 census, Eudora P.O., Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas; roll M653-349, page 157, line #25, dwelling #1230, family #1170.
  13. Contribution from Joan Henshaw, citing:
    "The Complete Tombstone Census of Douglas County, Kansas", Vol. 1, pg. 81.
  14. Contribution from Joan Henshaw, citing:
    Art Binford of Friends University, citing: Minutes of Lawrence Monthly Meeting.
  15. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 6, 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.
  16. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  17. "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.
  18. 1850 census, Franklin Township, Wayne County, Indiana; roll M432-180, page 263, line #18, dwelling #191, family #191.
  19. Earlham College Library; "American Friend Obituary Index":
    http://www.earlham.edu/~libr/content/friends/obituaries/index.html.
  20. Kansas State Library Archives: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/KSL/Ref/membh2.htm.
  21. Ballenger & Richards Denver city directory, 1900; http://www.ancestry.com.
  22. Ballenger & Richards Denver city directory, 1901; http://www.ancestry.com.
  23. Ballenger & Richards Denver city directory, 1904; http://www.ancestry.com.


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