Laura Hinshaw

                                        ┌── William Hinshaw
                                        │    1724-1814 
                 ┌── Benjamin Hinshaw ──┤
                 │    1779-1839         │
                 │                      └── Mary Hinshaw
                 │                              ?-1822 
Laura Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1818          │
D: 1894          │
                 └── Mary -
M: David Travis

Laura Hinshaw     [ID 01814] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Laura Hinshaw1,2,3,4,5,6,7 [Leary Hinshaw8, Leara Hinshaw9].

Born Jul 16 1818.10  

She married David Travis, Jan 18 1838, McLean County, Illinois.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,11  

Laura was married the same day as Nancy J. Hinshaw & Jesse M. Benson.  Laura and Nancy were first cousins.  

Laura Hinshaw died Jul 15 1894, "75y 11m 29d".12  

Leary and David are both buried in the Dale Cemetery, near Bethany, Harrison County, Missouri.12  


  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Illinois.
  2. "Land Grants, Marriage, Church & Family Records of McLean County, Ill.", in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0897324, item 1.
  3. "Custer's McLean County", by Milo Custer, in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0897324, item 5.
  4. Letters from Warren Gfeller, Wichita, KS (re George/Polly Toliver).
  5. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.
  6. "Illinois Marriages to 1850" (
  7. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book A, page 91):
  8. Contribution from Arthur Worrell () citing:
    Marriage record of Leary Hinshaw and David Travis;
    Settlement papers of the estate of Leary's father, Benjamin Hinshaw;
    A power-of-attorney executed by Leary (Hinshaw) Travis.
  9. Contribution from Arthur Worrell () citing:
    Inscription on her gravestone.
  10. Contribution from Arthur Worrell (),
    birth date computed from age at death shown on gravestone.
  11. Contribution from Mara Bruce () citing:
    McLean County, Illinois marriages, Marriage Card Catalog in the
    McLean County Letitia Green Stevenson Genealogical Society Library,
    McLean County Historical Society; McLean County book A pg 91.
  12. Contribution from Arthur Worrell ().

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