Jacob Ellis Hinshaw

                                                 ┌── Stephen Hinshaw
                                                 │    1803-1854 
                       ┌── Thomas Hinshaw ───────┤
                       │    1832-1872            │
                       │                         └── Gulia Elma Maria Hoover
                       │                              1806-1873 
Jacob Ellis Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1852                │                         ┌── Jacob Dimmitt
D: 1887                │                         │
No Issue               └── Susannah D. Dimmitt ──┤
                            1836-1854            │
                                                 └── Rebecca Ellis
M: Hulda J. Condon

Jacob Ellis Hinshaw     [ID 01309] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Jacob Ellis Hinshaw1,2,3 [Ellis Hinshaw2,4,5].

Born 9-18-18521,2, Poplar Ridge MM, Indiana1,2 [Iowa6].  

As a child, Jacob fell from a walnut tree, breaking his back, leaving him a hunchback.2,6  

Jacob was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 26-28 1880), living as a boarder in the J.H. & Harriett Sprong household in Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:6

Hinshaw, Ellis, boarder, age 27, born in Iowa; father born in Indiana; mother born in Iowa; single; day laborer; broken back.

At Poplar Ridge MM on 8-5-1886, Jacob Ellis was granted a certificate to Westfield MM.1  

At Westfield MM on 9-2-1886, Jacob Ellis was received on a certificate from Poplar Ridge MM.1  

He married Hulda J. Condon4,5 [Hulda J. Murray2], Dec 29 18864,5, Hamilton County, Indiana4,5.  Hulda was born Ohio.  

Jacob was a station manager for the railroad; an expert penman and artist, specializing in drawing birds.2  

Jacob Ellis Hinshaw died Feb 11 1887, Terhune, Indiana; buried Carmel Cemetery, Carmel, Indiana.2  


  1. "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.
  2. "Genealogy of Hinshaw/Henshaw" by DoraLee Harvey Hatley (see Mary Jane Hinshaw), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0982181, item 4.
  3. "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.
  4. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book C-1, page 84).
  5. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book 7, page 461).
  6. 1880 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T9-0281, ED 43, page 491D, line #37, dwelling #263, family #272.

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