James Hinshaw

                                               ┌── Benjamin J. Hinshaw
                                               │    1795-1860 
                   ┌── James Clinton Hinshaw ──┤
                   │    1815-1857              │
                   │                           └── Ruth Carter
                   │                                1792-1882 
James Hinshaw ─────┤
B: ?               │
D: ?               │
                   └── Martha Hunter
                       c1813-?    
M: Elizabeth Davis
   └── James B. Hinshaw (c1857-1934) 1,2,3,4

James Hinshaw     [ID 02023] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

James Hinshaw1,5 [James Henshaw6].

He married Elizabeth Davis1,6 [Elizabeth H. Sprinkle1,2,7], Jun 3 18561,6 [May 28 18563], Forsyth County, North Carolina1,6.  Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Sprinkle & Elizabeth Apperson, was born Oct 23 1819, Stokes County, North Carolina.1,3,8,9,10,11  

Elizabeth had been previously married to William Davis7 (Isaac William Davis),1 Oct 7 1839, Stokes County, North Carolina,7 by whom she had sons Thomas Davis (born c1842) and Eugene Davis (born c1845).8  

Elizabeth was shown in the 1860 census (Aug 31 1860), Bethania P.O., Forsyth County, North Carolina:8,9

Elizabeth Hinshaw, age 40, born in North Carolina; $50 personal property.
James Hinshaw, age 3, born in North Carolina.
Living next door in 1860 was Elizabeth's father, Thomas Sprinkle, and in his household were Elizabeth's two Davis sons from her first marriage.8,12  

Note that James was not shown with his wife and child in the 1860 census.  This might indicate that he had died before 1860,13 however the obituary of his brother John David Hinshaw states that he was still living in North Carolina as of 1926.5  It is possible that James might have abandoned Elizabeth or perhaps they were legally separated or divorced.13  

Elizabeth was again shown in the 1870 census (Jul 25 1870) living in the household of Bennett & Rebecca L. Sprinkle:10,14

Sprinkle, Bennett, age 47, born in North Carolina; farmer; $700 real estate; $400 personal property.
Sprinkle, Rebecca L., age 45, born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Sprinkle, John F., age 17, born in North Carolina; labor on farm; attended school.
Sprinkle, Susannah E., age 14, born in North Carolina; attended school.
Sprinkle, William F.., age 11, born in North Carolina; attended school; can read, cannot write.
Sprinkle, Calvin A.., age 9, born in North Carolina; attended school; cannot read or write.
Hinshaw, Elizabeth, age 51, born in North Carolina; can read, cannot write.

Elizabeth was again shown in the 1880 census (Jun 11 1880) still living in the household of Bennett Sprinkle:11

Sprinkle, B., age 56, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; farms.
Sprinkle, Sarah, age 40, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; keeps house.
Sprinkle, Susan E., daughter, age 25, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Sprinkle, William, son, age 21, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Sprinkle, Calvin A., son, age 19, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Sprinkle, Flora R., daughter, age 7, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Sprinkle, Mary L., daughter, age 5, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Sprinkle, James B., son, age 3, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Sprinkle, Charly L., son, age 1, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Sprinkle, Elizabeth, sister, age 61, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; widow.
Sheals, L., male age 26, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; laborer.
Shore, H., male age 18, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; laborer.

Elizabeth died about 1889, Forsyth County, North Carolina; buried Old Wince Hunter Graveyard, Dozier, Forsyth County, North Carolina.1  


Sources

  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect GEDCOM from Jo Martin ().
  2. Contribution from Ron Collins () citing:
    Forsyth County, North Carolina Death Index.
  3. Contribution from Earl Ricard.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Jo Martin ().
  5. Contribution from Richard Burton citing:
    John David Hinshaw's obituary.
    Note: the obituary does not specify his mother's name.
  6. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  7. North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. Posting May 31 2001 by Margaret L Sopp () to SPRINKLE-L.
  9. 1860 census, Bethania P.O., Richmond District, Forsyth County, North Carolina; page 396B (sheet 798), line #28, dwelling #1843, family #1745.
  10. 1870 census, Old Richmond P.O., Old Richmond Township, Forsyth County, North Carolina; page 385A, line #16, dwelling #22, family #22.
  11. 1880 census, Old Richmond, Forsyth County, North Carolina; roll T9-0963, ED 73, page 288B, line #17, dwelling #140, family #140.
  12. 1860 census, Bethania P.O., Richmond District, Forsyth County, North Carolina; page 396B (sheet 798), line #22, dwelling #1842, family #1744.
  13. Speculative.
  14. Posting Dec 6 2000 by Elizabeth Harris () to SPRINKLE-L, citing:
    1870 census, Old Richmond District, Forsyth County, North Carolina; household #22.


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