Martin Hinshaw

                                        ┌── Benjamin Hinshaw
                                        │    1738-1840 
                  ┌── William Hinshaw ──┤
                  │    1789-1854        │
                  │                     └── Elisabeth Hinshaw
                  │                          1750-1823 
Martin Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1827           │                     ┌── Jesse Hinshaw
D: 1906           │                     │
                  └── Ruth Hinshaw ─────┤
                       1791-1836        │
                                        └── Mary Marshill
M: Rachel Barker
   ├── Jemima Ladoska Hinshaw (1857-1893) 1,2,3,4
   ├── John L. Hinshaw (c1860-1895) 2,5,6
   ├── William M. Hinshaw (1863-1878) 2,7,8
   └── Jesse R. Hinshaw (1868-1946) 2,3,5,9

Martin Hinshaw     [ID 00150] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 4 1827, Chatham County, North Carolina.2,3,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18  

He married Rachel Barker.5,7  Rachel, daughter of Joshua Barker & Elizabeth Vestal, was born Aug 27 1828, North Carolina.1,7,13,14,18,19,20  

Martin and family lived at times in Chase County, Kansas21 (moving there from North Carolina sometime between 1857 and 1860),1 then Indiana, then later settling in Cumberland County, Illinois.21  

Martin and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 23 1860), Cottonwood Falls, Chase County, Kansas:1,16

Martin Hinshaw, age 33, born in North Carolina; farmer.
Rachel Hinshaw, age 31, born in North Carolina.
Jemima Hinshaw, age 3, born in North Carolina.

During the Civil War, Martin served as a private in Company M, 6th Kansas Cavalry.22  

Martin and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 27 1870), Cumberland County, Illinois:2

Hinshaw, Martin, age 43, born in North Carolina; farmer; $1000 real estate; $300 personal property.
Hinshaw, Rachel A, age 41, born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Lodosky, age 13, born in North Carolina; attended school.
Hinshaw, John L., age 10, born in Kansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, William M., age 7, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Jesse, age 2, born in Illinois.

On May 27 1875, Martin Hinshaw purchased 40 acres of land in Cumberland County, Illinois, purchased from the Illinois Central Railroad for $10.00 per acre.23  

Martin and family were again shown in the 1880 census (Jun 7 1880), Cumberland County, Illinois:3

Henshaw, Martin, age 53, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Henshaw, Rachael, wife, age 51, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house..
Henshaw, Loudosky, daughter, age 22, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married; [..occupation unclear..].
Henshaw, Jesse, son, age 12, born in Illinois; parents born in North Carolina.
Hall, Edward, [..relationship unclear..], age 10, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; "lives with Hinshaw" [shown as the first person in the next household, apparently in error].

Martin and Rachel were shown in the 1895 state census, Washington Township, Montgomery County, Iowa:17

Martin Hinshaw, age 68, born in North Carolina.
Rachel Hinshaw, age 65, born in North Carolina.
Also living in Washington, Iowa in 1895 were the families of son John and son Jesse.17  

Martin and Rachel were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 9 1900), Washington Township, Montgomery County, Iowa:18

Hinshaw, Martin, head-of-household, age 73, born Jan 1827 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 46 years; occupation: machinist; rented home.
Hinshaw, Rachel, wife, age 71, born Aug 1828 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 46 years; 5 children, 1 living.
Living next door in 1900 was the family of son Jesse.24  

Rachel died Aug 7 1904, buried Villisca Cemetery, Villisca, Montgomery County, Iowa.13,14  

Martin Hinshaw died Dec 25 1906, buried Villisca Cemetery, Villisca, Montgomery County, Iowa.13,14  


Sources

  1. "Kansas Territorial Settlers of 1860" ("Midwest Pioneers, 1600s-1800s");
    1860 census, Chase County, Kansas; volume 4, page 330.
  2. 1870 census, Sumpter Township, Cumberland County, Illinois; page 241, line #16, dwelling #26, family #26.
  3. 1880 census, Sumpter Township, Cumberland County, Illinois; roll T9-0184, ED 66, page 565D, line #27, dwelling #75, family #75.
  4. "Kansas Territorial Settlers of 1860" ("Midwest Pioneers, 1600s-1800s");
    1860 census, Chase County, Kansas, volume 4, page 330.
  5. Contribution from Susan Campbell ().
  6. Contribution from Susan Campbell () citing:
    Obituary of J.L. Hinshaw; the "Review" newspaper, Jan 31 1895.
  7. Contribution from Shirley Nees ().
  8. Contribution from Shirley Nees () citing: cemetery records.
  9. Contribution from Susan Campbell () citing:
    Card of thanks published after the death of J.L. Hinshaw.
  10. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  11. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  12. A handwritten document titled "Hinshaws - Early Chatham Co. & Cane Creek Quaker Meeting", by William C. & Nolan Moran.
  13. Iowa Cemetery Records. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
  14. WPA Iowa Graves Registration Survey; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://iowawpagraves.org/index.php.
  15. Society of Friends, Cane Creek MM Records; LDS FHL microfilm #0371251
  16. 1860 census, Cottonwood Falls, Falls Township, Chase County, Kansas; page 32, line #26, dwelling #299, family #269.
  17. Iowa State Census, 1895; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. 1900 census, Washington Township, Montgomery County, Iowa; ED 117, page 168B, line #54, dwelling #72, family #72.
  19. RootsWeb WorldConnect GEDCOM from D Madison Bass ().
  20. RootsWeb WorldConnect GEDCOM from Lyle Atkinson ().
  21. Contribution from Susan Campbell () citing:
    Obituary of J.L. Hinshaw; the "Review" newspaper, Jan 31 1895.
  22. U.S. National Park Service - "Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System":
    http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/.
  23. State of Illinois, Public Domain Land Tract Sales Archive (gopher://uicvm.cc.uic.edu:70/11/library/libdb/landsale).
  24. 1900 census, Washington Township, Montgomery County, Iowa; ED 117, page 168A-B, line #48, dwelling #71, family #71.


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