John Turnbull Hinshaw

                         ┌── Andrew Hinshaw
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John Turnbull Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1849                  │
D: 1923                  │
                         └── Helen Watt
                             c1826-?    
M: Martha E. Solomon
   ├── Helen M. Hinshaw (1887-?) 1,2,3
   ├── John T. Hinshaw (?-1892) 4
   └── Anna T. Hinshaw (1891-) 1,2,3

John Turnbull Hinshaw     [ID 17842] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul 8 1849, Scotland.2,5,6,7,8  (Aug - 1848).1  (c1860).3  

Christened Aug 26 1849, Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland.5  

John was shown in the 1870 census (Jun 1 1870), living in an apparent rooming/boarding house in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York:6

Hinshaw, John, age 20, born in Scotland; parents foreign-born; clerk.

John was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 5 1880), Brooklyn, New York:7

Hanshaw, John, boarder, age 30, birthplace unknown; parents' birthplaces unknown.

He married Martha E. Solomon, Feb 11 1882, Kings County, New York.1,2,9,10  Martha was born May - 1859, New York.1  (c1867).2  (c1862).3  

The following article was published in the "Brooklyn Daily Eagle" (Brooklyn, New York) on January 31, 1899:4

A large party attended the reception of the Ferguson dancing class, given at Decorior Hall, 879 Gates avenue, on Saturday evening.  A special programme had been arranged.  An exhibition of fancy dancing was well received, those taking part being Martha Balley, flirtation dance; Helen Hinshaw, butterfly dance; Rose Wehman and Lililan [sic] Goldthwait, skirt dance; Anna Hinshaw, sailor's hornpipe;
[...]

The following article was published in the "Brooklyn Daily Eagle" (Brooklyn, New York) on Thursday, June 29, 1899:4

Miss Violet Harnden was married yesterday afternoon to Donald Fergusen at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Harnden, 165 Stuyvesant avenue.  
[...]
Her only attendant was Miss Anna Hinshaw, who acted as flower girl.  She wore a frock of pink organdie and carried pink sweet peas.  
[...]
Those present were:
[...]
Mrs. J. T. Hinshaw
[...]

John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 8 1900), 939 1/2 Greene Avenue, Brooklyn, New York:1

Hinshaw, John T., head-of-household, age 51, born Aug 1848 in Scotland; parents born in Scotland; immigrated 1863, U.S. resident 37 years, naturalized; married 18 years; occupation: commercial traveler; rented home.
Hinshaw, Martha E., wife, age 41, born May 1859 in New York; parents born in England; married 18 years; 4 children, 2 living.
Hinshaw, Helen M., daughter, age 13, born May 1887 in New York; father born in Scotland; mother born in New York; attended school 10 months.
Hinshaw, Anna T., daughter, age 8, born Aug 1891 in New York; father born in Scotland; mother born in New York.

John and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 19 1910), 939 1/2 Greene Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York:2

Hinshaw, John T., head-of-household, age 60, born in Scotland; parents born in Scotland; immigrated 1859, naturalized; first marriage, married 28 years; occupation: commercial traveler, notions; rented home.
Hinshaw, Martha E., wife, age 43, born in New York; parents born in England; first marriage, married 28 years; 4 children, 2 living.
Hinshaw, Helen M., daughter, age 21, born in New York; father born in Scotland; mother born in New York.
Hinshaw, Anna T., daughter, age 19, born in New York; father born in Scotland; mother born in New York.
Living nearby in 1910, at 794 Greene Avenue, was the family of Joseph W. Henshaw11

John and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 10 1920), 939 1/2 Greene Ave., Brooklyn, Kings County, New York:3

Hinshaw, John T., head-of-household, age 60, born in Scotland; parents born in Scotland; immigrated 1875, naturalized 1888; rented home; occupation: salesman, notions.
Hinshaw, Martha E., wife, age 58, born in New York; parents born in England.
Hinshaw, Helen M., daughter, age 30, born in New York; father born in Scotland; mother born in New York; occupation: secretary, dock co.
Hinshaw, Anna T., daughter, age 26, born in New York; father born in Scotland; mother born in New York; occupation: teacher, music.

John Turnbull Hinshaw died Nov 22 1923, Kings County, New York; age 73.8  

Martha died Jan 19 1926, Kings County, New York; age 65.8  


Sources

  1. 1900 census, 25th Ward, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T623-1062, ED 430, page 11A, line #11, dwelling #121, family #240.
  2. 1910 census, 25th Ward, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T624-973, ED 683, page 6A, line #36, dwelling #59, family #129.
  3. 1920 census, Assembly District 6, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T625-1153, ED 331, page 9B, line #84, dwelling #130, family #233.
  4. Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection; "Brooklyn Daily Eagle":
    http://www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/eagle.
  5. LDS IGI, citing: Parish registers, 1771-1855, Church of Scotland, Parish Church of Gorbals.
  6. 1870 census, 13th Ward, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll M593-954, page 626, line #5, dwelling #47, family #90.
  7. 1880 census, New York, New York; roll T9-874, ED 180, page 149D, line #30, dwelling #73, family #169.
  8. New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. New York, New York, Marriage Indexes 1866-1937; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1920 census, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T625-1153, ED 331, page 9B, line #84, dwelling #130, family #233.
  11. 1910 census, 23rd Ward, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; roll T624-972, ED 588, page 6A, line #36, dwelling #71, family #119.


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