Virginia Jane Hinshaw

                                                ┌── William Hinshaw
                                                │    1724-1814 
                         ┌── Benjamin Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1779-1839         │
                         │                      └── Mary Hinshaw
                         │                              ?-1822 
Virginia Jane Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1798                  │
D: 1880                  │
                         └── Mary -
M: John Garrett

Virginia Jane Hinshaw     [ID 01815] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Virginia Jane Hinshaw1,2 [Jane Hinshaw2,3, Jane Henshaw4,5,6,7].

Born Jun 5 1798, North Carolina.2,6,7,8  

She married John Garrett, about 1817, North Carolina.2,4,5  John, son of Jacob Garrett & Elizabeth Pfeiffer, was born Jan 10 1795, North Carolina.8  

Children (all born in Overton County, Tennessee):1,9

Benjamin E. Garrett, born Jul 31 1818; died Jan 21 1864, Boone County, Indiana.
Jacob Garrett, born Sep 4 1819; died Oct 11 1856, Otgan, Howell County, Missouri; married 1) Jane Chapin, 1821, 2) --, 1842.
Levi H. Garrett, born Nov 26 1820; died Nov 16 1887, Clay County, Tennessee.
Cynthia Garrett, born Feb 18 1822; died Jul 15 1890 Clay County, Tennessee.
William "Billy" Garrett, born Aug 6 1823; died Feb 10 1899, Overton County, Tennessee.
Anderson Garrett, born Mar 23 1825; died Jul 7 1852 Tasaell, Illinois.
Celia "Leela" Garrett, born Jan 14 1827; died Jan 8 1887, McLean County, Illinois.
Mary Garrett, born May 29 1828; died Jul 3 1853 Mclean County, Illinois.
Elizabeth J. Garrett, born Oct 16 1829; died Nov 12 1872 Clay, Tennessee.
Jane Garrett, born Jun 22 1831; died Jul 16 1914.
Penina Garrett, born Dec 2 1832; died before 1844.
Malinda J. Garrett, born May 16 1834; died 1873 in Missouri.
John Garrett Jr., born Dec 25/26 1836; died Mar 6 1873.
Rebecca Garrett, born Jan 27 1839 (Jun 17 1838); died 1910, McLean County, Illinois.
James C. Garrett, born May 15 1840; died Oct 2 1922, Tennessee (Confederate veteran). 3

John died Mar 30 1840, Overton County, Tennessee.2,8  

Widow Virginia Jane and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 16 1850), Overton County, Tennessee:6

Jane Garrett, age 52, born in North Carolina; $900 real estate.
Cynthia Garrett, age 27, born in Tennessee.
Leela Garrett, age 23, born in Tennessee.
Mary Garrett, age 21, born in Tennessee.
Elizabeth Garrett, age 20, born in Tennessee.
Jane Garrett, age 18, born in Tennessee.
Malinda Garrett, age 16, born in Tennessee.
John Garrett, age 13, born in Tennessee.
Rebecca Garrett, age 11, born in Tennessee.
James Garrett, age 9, born in Tennessee.
Living next door on one side in 1850 was son William and his wife;10 living next door on the other side was the family of John's parents.11  

Virginia Jane and family were again shown in the 1870 census (Aug 2 1870), Overton County, Tennessee:7

Garrott, Jane, age 72, born in North Carolina; farmer; $2000 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Garrott, Elizabeth, age 40, born in Tennessee.
Garrott, John, age 34, born in Tennessee.
Garrott, Rebecca, age 32, born in Tennessee.

Virginia Jane Hinshaw died Apr 2 1880, Overton County, Tennessee.2,8  

For additional information see Richard McCormick's Garrett web page:


  1. Contribution from Richard McCormick () citing:
    "History of Overton County", 1992; census data.
  2. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.
  3. "The Tennessee Civil War Veterans Questionaires", by Gustavus W. Dyer and
    John Trotwood Moore. GS929.3768D99 in a local library.
  4. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Tennessee.
  6. 1850 census, 3rd District, Overton County, Tennessee; roll M432-892, page 106A, line #26, dwelling #533, family #533.
  7. 1870 census, Fox Springs P.O., 13th District, Overton County, Tennessee; roll M593-1553, page 391, line #37, dwelling #79, family #78.
  8. Garrett database:
  9. Posting Jan 9 2004 by Jenni Cosentino () to GARRETT-L.
  10. 1850 census, 3rd District, Overton County, Tennessee; roll M432-892, page 106A, line #36, dwelling #534, family #534.
  11. 1850 census, 3rd District, Overton County, Tennessee; roll M432-892, page 106A, line #19, dwelling #532, family #532.

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