John David Hinshaw

                                                      ┌── Benjamin J. Hinshaw
                                                      │    1795-1860 
                          ┌── James Clinton Hinshaw ──┤
                          │    1815-1857              │
                          │                           └── Ruth Carter
                          │                                1792-1882 
John David Hinshaw ───────┤
B: 1847                   │
D: 1926                   │
                          └── Martha Hunter
                              c1813-?    
M: Ruth Elizabeth Hinshaw
   ├── James G. Hinshaw (1876-1877) 1,2
   ├── Benjamin Pettis Hinshaw (1879-1942) 3,4,5,6
   ├── Mary May Hinshaw (1881-1959) 3,4,6,7

M: Ellen Laufenburg
   ├── Hattie Elizabeth Hinshaw (1889-1984) 3,4,8,9
   ├── George David Hinshaw (1889-1960) 3,4,6,8,10
   └── John David Hinshaw (1897-1897) 3,11

John David Hinshaw     [ID 02016] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 20 1847, Tobaccoville, Forsyth County, North Carolina.4,5,8,12  

John was shown in the 1860 census (Jun 8 1860), Mt. Nebo, Yadkin County, North Carolina, living with his grandparents, Benjamin & Ruth Hinshaw:13

Benjmn Hinshaw, age 65, born in North Carolina; farmer; $800 real estate; $400 personal property.
Ruth Hinshaw, age 67, born in North Carolina; cannot read or write.
John D Hinshaw, age 11, born in North Carolina; attended school.

John was again shown in the 1870 census (Aug 3 1870), living with his uncle Hugh Baker Hinshaw in Tomales, Marin County, California:14

Hinshaw, John, age 22, born in North Carolina; farm laborer.

He married Ruth Elizabeth Hinshaw, Feb 10 1875, Bloomfield, Sonoma County, California.15,16  Ruth Elizabeth Hinshaw, daughter of Hugh Baker Hinshaw, was born Dec - 1857, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California.  John and Ruth were first cousins (John probably became close to Ruth while living and working as a farm laborer in the household of Ruth and her parents).14  

A marriage license was issued for John David Hinshaw and Ruth Elizabeth Hinshaw in Sonoma County, California.  It shows they were married 10 Feb 1875 in Bloomfield, California, and shows John David was 27 year old and Ruth Elizabeth was 14 years old.17  

John and Ruth and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 7 1880), Analy Township, Sonoma County, California:5

Hinshaw, John, age 32, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Hinshaw, Ruth, wife, age 20, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Georgia; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Benj, son, age 1, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in California.
Hinshaw, Martha, sister-in-law, age 14, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Georgia; attended school.
Hinshaw, William, brother-in-law, age 11, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Georgia; attended school.
Living nearby in Analy Township in 1880 were the families of uncle William Pettis Hinshaw18 and uncle Edward Carter Hinshaw.19  

John and Ruth also lived in Bodega Township, Sonoma County, California.11  

Ruth Elizabeth Hinshaw died Jul 18 1887, Sonoma County, California; age 20 yrs 3 ms 22 ds.20  

Ruth's death was noted in "The Sonoma Democrat" (Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California) on July 30, 1887:21,22

Died in Analy Twp., July 18, 1887, Ruth Elizabeth, wife of John Hinshaw, aged 2- years, native of Cal.

He then married Ellen Laufenburg, Dec 5 1888, Petaluma (Two Rock), Sonoma County, California.15,16,23,24  Ellen, daughter of M. Laufenburg & Merry Raap23,25, was born Feb 20 185123,25, Illinois23,25 [Ohio4].  Ellen's brother George Laufenburg was a witness at the marriage.17  

John & Ellen's marriage was noted in "The Sonoma County Tribune" (Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California) on December 15, 1888:26

Married at Petaluma, Dec. 5, 1888, John D. Hinshaw to Ella Lewfenburg.

John & Ellen's marriage (issuance of license) was reported in "The Sonoma Democrat" (Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California) on January 5, 1889:27,28

Marriage Licenses Issued:

[...]

J.D. Hinshaw, 41 & Ellen Lafenburg, 38;

Residence: 315 Walnut St., Petaluma, Sonoma County, California.10,29  

John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jul 12 1900), Sonoma County, California:4

Henshaw, John D., head-of-household, age 52, born Nov 1847 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 25 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Henshaw, Ellen, wife, age 49, born Feb 1851 in Ohio; parents born in France; married 12 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Benj. P., son, age 21, born Feb 1879 in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in California; occupation: farm laborer.
Henshaw, Lulu M., daughter, age 19, born Mar 1881 in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in California.
Henshaw, George D., son, age 10, born Aug 1889 in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Ohio; attended school 9 months.
Henshaw, Harriet E., daughter, age 10, born Aug 1889 in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Ohio; attended school 9 months.
Laufenburg, Geo. C., brother-in-law, age 38, born Dec 1861 in California; parents born in France; widower; occupation: farm laborer.
Laufenburg, Bessie D., niece, age 6, born Oct 1893 in California; parents born in California.

After his uncle W.P. Hinshaw died in 1900, John inherited $1,295.03 in cash and 87 1/2 acres of land from the estate (from a claim he bought from his uncle Hugh Baker Hinshaw), plus an additional one-third interest in $1,295.03 in cash and 87 1/2 acres of land in an inheritance shared with his two sisters.30  

John owned and operated a cigar store which was located in Petaluma near Main Street in a busy downtown area near the Petaluma River.31  

John and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 2 1910), 422 Washington [street], Petaluma, Sonoma County, California:8

Hinshaw, John D., head-of-household, age 63, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first marriage [sic], married 21 years; occupation: merchant, cigar; rented home.
Hinshaw, Ellen, wife, age 60, born in Illinois; father born in Germany; mother born in France; first marriage, married 21 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Hinshaw, George D., son, age 20, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Harriet E., daughter, age 20, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Illinois.

John and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 5 1920), 315 Walnut Street, Petaluma, California:10

Hinshaw, John D., head-of-household, age 72, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; rented home; occupation: merchant, cigar.
Hinshaw, Ellen, wife, age 69, born in Illinois; father born in Germany; mother born in France.
Hinshaw, George D., son, age 30, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Illinois; single; occupation: none.

John David Hinshaw died Nov 30 1926, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California.32  

John David's obituary was published in "The Petaluma Argus" (Petaluma, California) on Wednesday, December 1, 1926:3

In 1872 at the age of 23 he came to California and located near Bloomfield where for years he operated one of the ranches of his wealthy uncle, the late William P. (Pet) Hinshaw ...  
Mr. Hinshaw was twice married and the issue of the first union were: Benjamin Hinshaw, San Francisco, and Mrs. Mary Fisk, Cunningham Station; and of the second marriage, Geo. D. Hinshaw of this city, and Mrs. Hattie Burton, San Francisco.  He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Ellen Hinshaw and also a number of grandchildren; a brother James Hinshaw, residing in North Carolina and a sister, Miss Emily Hinshaw, who resides in this state.  He was also the cousin of B. B. Hinshaw, Nay Hinshaw, Will Hinshaw, A. G. Hinshaw and left other relatives residing here.  He was a nephew of the late Senator E. C. Hinshaw and the late W. P. Hinshaw.

Widow Ellen was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930), living alone at 315 Walnut, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California:25

Hinshaw, Ellen, age 79, born in Illinois; parents born in France; widow; rented home ($20 rent); no radio in home.

Ellen died Nov 3 1930, San Francisco County, California.23

(photo)Photo: John David Hinshaw and Ellen Laufenburg 33

(photo)Photo: John David Hinshaw in his Petaluma cigar store, c1910 34,35


Sources

  1. Contribution from Richard Burton citing:
    "Cemetery Records from Sonoma County, CA, 1846-1921" (R.979.41 MERRITT).
  2. Contribution from Richard Burton citing:
    "Cemetery Records from Sonoma County, CA, 1846-1921", Sonoma County
    Genealogical Society (R.979.41 MERRITT).
  3. Contribution from Richard Burton citing:
    John David Hinshaw's obituary.
  4. 1900 census, Bloomfield Precinct, Sonoma County, California; roll T623-114, ED 155, page 21B, line #67, dwelling #459, family #467.
  5. 1880 census, Analy Township, Sonoma County, California; ED 133, page 261C, line #11, dwelling #78, family #84.
  6. Contribution from Richard Burton citing:
    John David Hinshaw's obituary.
  7. RootsWeb California Death Records database:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  8. 1910 census, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California; roll T624-109, ED 149, page 23A, line #28, dwelling #423, family #444.
  9. Contribution from Richard Burton citing:
    Hattie Elizabeth Hinshaw's death certificate.
  10. 1920 census, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California; roll T625-151, ED 147, page 3B, line #94, dwelling #88, family #90.
  11. Contribution from Richard Burton.
  12. Contribution from Richard Burton citing:
    John David Hinshaw's death certificate;
    John David Hinshaw's obituary;
    Hattie Elizabeth Hinshaw's death certificate.
  13. 1860 census, Mt. Nebo, Yadkin County, North Carolina; page 511 (256), line #28, dwelling #85, family #85.
  14. 1870 census, Tomales P.O., Tomales Township, Marin County, California; page 85, line #22, dwelling #168, family #164.
  15. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - California.
  16. Contribution from Richard Burton citing:
    Sonoma County, California, marriage records.
  17. Contribution from Richard Burton and John Burton citing:
    Sonoma County, California, marriage license records.
  18. 1880 census, Analy Township, Sonoma County, California; ED 133, page 260B, line #25, dwelling #73, family #79.
  19. 1880 census, Analy Township, Sonoma County, California; ED 133, page 261C, line #32, dwelling #81, family #87.
  20. "Cemetery Records from Sonoma County, CA, 1846-1921", Sonoma County
    Genealogical Society (R.979.41 MERRITT).
  21. Posting Jan 11 2002 by Jeanne Taylor () to NORCAL-L.
  22. http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/cgi-bin/artman/exec/view.cgi/42/4328.
  23. Contribution from Richard Burton citing:
    Ellen Laufenburg's death certificate.
  24. Posting Jun 6 2001 by Jeanne Taylor () to NORCAL-L citing: Sonoma County Tribune.
  25. 1930 census, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California; roll T626-222, ED 29, page 16A, line #6, dwelling #450, family #473.
  26. http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/cgi-bin/artman/exec/view.cgi/42/4150.
  27. The Sonoma Democrat, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, Jan 5 1889;
    posted Jan 19 2002 by Jeanne () to NORCAL-L.
  28. http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/cgi-bin/artman/exec/view.cgi/42/4148.
  29. Contribution from Richard Burton and John Burton citing:
    Sonoma County, California, death records.
  30. Estate settlement of W.P. Hinshaw, the Marin Journal, Feb 27 1902.
  31. "Jim's Burnt Offerings":
    http://www.wclynx.com/private/theshaws/adscigarstore.html.
  32. Contribution from Richard Burton citing:
    John David Hinshaw's death certificate;
    John David Hinshaw's obituary.
  33. Photo courtesy of Richard Burton.
  34. Photo courtesy of Jim Shaw: http://www.wclynx.com/private/theshaws/adscigarstore.html.
  35. Photo courtesy of Jim Shaw: http://www.wclynx.com/burntofferings/adscigarstore.html.


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