┌── Absolom Hinshaw │ 1752-1830 ┌── John Hinshaw ───────────┤ │ 1783-1855 │ │ └── Elizabeth Hinshaw │ c1753-1833 Abel C. Hinshaw ─────────────────┤ B: 1842 │ ┌── Amos Ratcliff D: 1892 │ │ └── Margaret Ann Ratcliff ──┤ 1790-1860 │ └── Eleanor Cashatt M: Maraetta Linton ├── William Hinshaw (1862-1936) 1,2,3,4 ├── Mary Jane Hinshaw (1864-1867) 1,4 ├── Joseph Hinshaw (1866-1870) 2,4,5 ├── Luther Hinshaw (1869-1870) 4,5 ├── Alice Hinshaw (1874-1876) 4,5 ├── Leuelva Hinshaw (1878-1899) 3,4,5 └── Absalom Hinshaw (1880-1940) 3,4,5 M: Mary Jane (Adkins) Richardson
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Abel C. Hinshaw1,5,6,7,8 [Able C. Hinshaw9, Abel Henshaw10,11].
Born Feb 10 1842, probably Clinton County, Ohio.12
Abel was shown age 19 in the 1850 Federal Census, Columbiana, Ohio.11 Note that this data from the 1850 census seems to conflict with Abel's birth date as computed from his gravestone inscription. There are several possibilities: Perhaps the census was wrong (it happened, and frequently). Maybe the census should be '9', not '19' (a much closer match to an 1842 birth date). Or perhaps the gravestone is wrong, or maybe the inscription is weathered enough that a '60' looks like a '50' and therefore maybe he was actually born Feb 10 1832 (again closer to age 19 in 1850). So Abel's birth date cannot be determined with certainty, however the Feb 10 1842 date (from the gravestone) is probably correct.
Able's brothers Amos, John and Timothy had all moved to Randolph County, Indiana about 1850.
He married Maraetta Linton1,5,13,14 [Maretta Linton4,8, Aery E. Linton14], Sep 29 18591,5,13,14, Randolph County, Indiana1,5,13,14. Married by Thomas Hough, J.P.8 Maraetta was born Apr 9 1844, Indiana.2,14,15,16 Abel and his brother Amos married sisters: Maretta was the sister of Amos' wife Elizabeth Linton.17
Able was shown in the 1860 census, Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana:14
In Jun 1863 Abel registered for the Civil War draft in the 5th Congressional District, Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana:18
Abel and his brother Amos were Civil War soldiers.6,7,19 Abel was drafted as a private in Company F, 9th Indiana Infantry, serving 9 months from Sep 1 1864 to Jun 21 1865.20 There is also a record of an "Archibald Hinshaw" who served with brother Amos in Company A, 9th Indiana Infantry;20
Abel came with brother Amos to Missouri in 1865, immediately after the war. They travelled by river, landing at Burlington, Missouri. They lived on the bottom land in that area for a few years. They then moved to Cedar Creek, also Boone County, Missouri. They built a log house, and later a frame house which is still standing on a farm owned by Luther Clatterbuck.17
Abel and family were again shown in the 1870 census (Aug 15 1870), Cedar Township, Boone County, Missouri:2
Abel and family were again shown in the 1880 census (Jun 4 1880), Cedar Township, Boone County, Missouri:3
Maraetta died Apr 16 1880, buried Goshen Cemetery, behind Goshen Primitive Baptist Church, near Wilton, Boone County, Missouri.16,21,22
He then married Mary Jane (Adkins) Richardson4,5 [Mary Jane Adkins23, Mary Jane Atkins24], Jul 31 18824,5, Boone County, Missouri4,5. Marriage license recorded Jul 26 1882, Boone County.25 Mary, daughter of John A. Adkins & Susan Meadows26, was born Apr 7 183526 [Apr 7 183623,24], Franklin County, Virginia26.
Mary was a widow,4 having previously been married to Hugh Richardson.23 She helped Abel raise children Absolum and Leuelva, but they had no children togther.4
On Jun 16 1884 Abel Hinshaw applied for a pension, in Missouri, as an invalid veteran of Company F, 9th Indiana Infantry.27,28
Abel was shown in the 1890 special census of Civil War Union veterans (Jun 1890), Cedar Township, Boone County, Missouri:29
Abel C. Hinshaw died Nov 28 1892, Boone County, Missouri; buried Goshen Cemetery, behind Goshen Primitive Baptist Church, near Wilton, Boone County, Missouri.4,9,22,30,31,32 Abel's gravestone shows:9
On Dec 31 1892, in Missouri, Mary J. Hinshaw applied for a pension as widow Abel Hinshaw, veteran of Company F, 9th Indiana Infantry.27,28
Mary died Aug 8 1912, Columbia Township, Boone County, Missouri; age 78y 4m 1d.23,26 Mary Jane's obituary appeared in the "Daily Tribune" (Columbia, Missouri) on Friday, Aug 9 1912, as follows:24,33
Mrs. Mary Jane Henshaw died at the house of her son last night. Mrs. Henshaw, who formerly lived in Boone County but who for sometime past has resided in Ok. and who recently came here to visit her son died at his home last night at eight o'clock. Mrs. Henshaw was 77 years of age is is survived by five sons, three of whom live in Ok. and two in Boone Co. The funeral will be preached at Miller's Creek church in Callaway Co. Sunday morning at 11 o'clock.
Photo: Family photo
Photo: Mary Jane Adkins death certificate Boone County, Missouri [PDF] 26
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