Zeno C. Hinshaw

                                       ┌── Jesse Hinshaw
                                       │    1770-1846 
                   ┌── Jesse Hinshaw ──┤
                   │    1797-1875      │
                   │                   └── Mary Marshill
                   │                        1773-1806 
Zeno C. Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1823            │                   ┌── Jacob Moon
D: 1888            │                   │
                   └── Hannah Moon ────┤
                        1798-1886      │
                                       └── Ruth Hinshaw
M: Abigail Huff
   ├── Ira Monroe Hinshaw (1852-1932) 1,2,3
   ├── Millard E. Hinshaw (1856-?) 1,2,4,5
   ├── Jesse D. Hinshaw (1858-1930) 1,2,4,5
   └── Mary Swift Hinshaw (c1858-?) 2

Zeno C. Hinshaw     [ID 01893] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Dec 2 1823, Parke County, Indiana.6,7,8  

Zeno was a carpenter (per the 1850 census).8  

He married Abigail Huff, Mar 27 1851, Parke County, Indiana.9,10,11  Abigail, daughter of Aaron D. + Priscilla Huff, was born 1832, Indiana.2,4,5,9,12,13,14  

Note: Isaac Hinshaw married Hannah Huff.  Zeno and Isaac were fourth cousins once removed.  It is possible that Hannah Huff and Abigail Huff were related, but Isaac was married in North Carolina and Zeno was married in Indiana.  

Zeno and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 27 1860), Clay County, Indiana:4

Zeno Hinshaw, age 35, born in Indiana; Nurseryman.
Abigal Hinshaw, age 28, born in Indiana; house keeping.
Ira M. Hinshaw, age 8, born in Indiana; attended school.
Millard E. Hinshaw, age 3, born in Indiana.
Jesse D. Hinshaw, age 1, born in Indiana

Zeno and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 28 1870), Clay County, Indiana:2,15

Hinshaw, Zeno, age 42, born in Indiana; farmer; $3000 real estate; $920 personal property.
Hinshaw, Abagail, age 38, born in Indiana; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Ira M., age 18, born in Indiana; works on farm; attended school.
Hinshaw, Millard, age 13, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Jesse, age 11, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Swift Mary, age 12, born in Indiana; attended school.

Zeno and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 10 1880), Clay County, Indiana:5,16

Hinshaw, Zeno, head-of-household, age 54, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; nursery man.
Hinshaw, Abigail, wife, age 48, born in Indiana; parents born in Kentucky; house keeping.
Hinshaw, Millard E., son, age 23, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; teacher; single.
Hinshaw, Jessie, son, age 21, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; teacher; single.

Zeno and family were shown in the 1885 city directory of Minneapolis, Minnesota:17

Hinshaw Ira M. builder r 414 6th av NE.
Hinshaw Jesse D. student r 414 6th av NE.
Hinshaw Millard E. student b 414 6th av NE.
Hinshaw Zeno, r 414 6th av NE.
Zeno and family were shown in the 1886 city directory of Minneapolis, Minnesota:17
Hinshaw Ira M. builder r 414 6th av NE.
Hinshaw Jesse D. student r 414 6th av NE.
Hinshaw Millard E. (H H Smith & Co) r 414 6th av NE.
Hinshaw Zeno, r 414 6th av NE.
Zeno and family were shown in the 1887 city directory of Minneapolis, Minnesota:17
Hinshaw Ira M. builder r 414 6th av NE.
Hinshaw Jesse D. (Hinshaw & Co) r 414 6th av NE.
Hinshaw Millard E. (Hinshaw & Co) and (Smith & Hinshaw) r 414 6th av NE.
Hinshaw Zeno, r 414 6th av NE.
Hinshaw & Co. (M E Hinshaw, J D Hinshaw and H H Smith) real estate 626 Boston blk.

Zeno C. Hinshaw died Mar 17 1888, Clay County, Indiana.9,10,18  

In 1890-1891 Abigail was living in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  She was listed in the Minneapolis City Directory of 1890-1891, living with son Jesse:19

Abigail Hinshaw (widow of Zeno), res. 414 6th Avenue N E.
Jesse D. Hinshaw, Hinshaw & Co., res. 414 6th Avenue N E.
Abigail and family were shown in the 1894 city directory of Minneapolis, Minnesota:17
Hinshaw Abigail (wid Zeno) b 414 6th av n e.
Hinshaw Jessie D, tailor 627 Boston Blk, r 414 6th av n e.
Hinshaw Millard E, clk J F Gage & Co r 1310 s e 6th

Abigail remarried to William R. Heath, Dec 8 1898, Parke County, Indiana.20  

Abigail was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 5 1900), Washington Township, Parke County, Indiana:13

Heath, William, head-of-household, age 79, born June 1820 in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kentucky; married 1 year; occupation: retired farmer; owned home (free).
Heath, Abigail, wife, age 67, born 1832 in Indiana; parents born in Kentucky; married 1 year; 3 children, 3 living.
Heath, Harlie, grandson, age 19, born Sept 1880 in Illinois; parents born in Indiana; single; attended school 7 months.

Abigail was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 5 1910), Marshall, Washington Township, Parke County, Indiana:14

Heath, William R., head-of-household, age 89, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kentucky; second marriage, married 11 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Heath, Abagail, wife, age 78, born in Indiana; parents born in Kentucky; second marriage, married 11 years; 3 children, 3 living.

Abigail died Jun 17 1912.9  

A biographical sketch of Zeno Hinshaw was published in "A History of Clay County, Indiana":10

Zeno Hinshaw, a native of Parke county, Indiana, where he married Abigail Huff and came to Clay county about the year 1850, locating at what is now Center Point, where, in partnership with his brother-in-law, Shadrack Huff, he embarked in the nursery business on ground now owned and occupied by Adam Mader and R. L. Kennedy.  On Huff’s retirement from the partnership but a few years later, Mr. Zeno Hinshaw continued the business.  Having purchased the Calvin Presnell place, on the south side of the town, he transplanted his nursery stock.  About the year 1863 he formed a partnership of several years with Lewis F. Ambrose.  He continued in the business until the time of his going to Minnesota, in 1882.  The settings of many valuable orchards in Clay and Owen counties were purchased at his nursery. Mr. Hinshaw was the second postmaster at Center Point, appointed under the Lincoln administration, and filled the position satisfactorily for a number of years.  Afterward he was mail carrier on the daily star route service between Center Point and Ashboro, established the first of January, 1872.  Mr. Hinshaw was a devoted churchman, a model husband and parent, a truly magnanimous neighbor, a citizen and patriot as true as steel, and in every sense an honest man.  In this family were three sons - Ira, Millard and Jesse, all of whom went to Minnesota.  The father died at Minneapolis, on the 17th day of March, 1888, aged sixty-two years, survived by his wife and sons.  Ira, the eldest son, is engaged in farming, the two younger sons conducting a merchant tailoring business in the city of Minneapolis.  The mother returned to Indiana, residing in Parke county, having remarried.


Sources

  1. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  2. 1870 census, Center Point, Sugar Ridge Township, Clay County, Indiana; page 173, line #17, dwelling #919, family #920.
  3. 1870 census, Clay County, Indiana; USGenWeb Archives.
  4. 1860 census, Center Point, Sugar Ridge Township, Clay County, Indiana; page 826, line #2, dwelling #1124, family #1118.
  5. 1880 census, Center Point, Sugar Ridge Township, Clay County, Indiana; ED 237, page 528d, line #13, dwelling #162, family #164.
  6. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  7. Contribution from Sherian Kennedy (), citing:
    Hinshaw Genealogy by Edna Harvey Joseph.
  8. 1850 census, 85th District, Parke County, Indiana; roll 164, pg 328, household #927.
  9. Contribution from Sherian Kennedy ().
  10. Contribution from Sherian Kennedy () citing:
    "A History of Clay County, Indiana", by William Travis, 1909; pg 302-303.
  11. Parke County, Indiana marriages; USGenWeb Archives;
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~inparke/Marriages/ParkeMarriages1851.txt.
  12. 1850 census, Washington Township, Parke County, Indiana; roll M432-164, page 194, line #19, dwelling #532, family #532.
  13. 1900 census, Washington Township, Parke County, Indiana; roll T623-396, ED 70, page 4A, line #44, dwelling #80, family #81.
  14. 1910 census, Marshall, Washington Township, Parke County, Indiana; roll T624-373, ED 94, page 234A, line #38, dwelling #13, family #14.
  15. 1870 census, Clay County, Indiana; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~inclay/c1870e-h.txt.
  16. Contribution from Sherian Kennedy () citing:
    1880 census, Sugar Ridge Township, Clay County, Indiana; page 528d.
  17. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. Clay County, Indiana deaths, D-H, Indiana GenWeb Project:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~inclay/d-h.txt.
  19. Minneapolis City Directory, 1889-1891. Minneapolis, MN: Minneapolis Directory Company, 1889-1891.
  20. Parke County, Indiana marriages; USGenWeb Archives;
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~inparke/Marriages/ParkeMarriages1898.txt.


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