Mary Matilda Hinshaw

                                             ┌── Jesse Hinshaw
                                             │    1770-1846 
                         ┌── Jesse Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1797-1875      │
                         │                   └── Mary Marshill
                         │                        1773-1806 
Mary Matilda Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1829                  │                   ┌── Jacob Moon
D: 1900                  │                   │
                         └── Hannah Moon ────┤
                              1798-1886      │
                                             └── Ruth Hinshaw
M: Wesley Presley Finney

Mary Matilda Hinshaw     [ID 02029] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 28 18291 [Oct 12 18292], Parke County, Indiana1.  

She married Wesley Presley Finney3,4,5 [Wesley Finny4], Aug 27 18503,4,5, Parke County, Indiana3,4,5.  Wesley, son of Joseph Finney & Polley Long2,3,5,6,7,8,9, was born May 10 18232,3,5,6,7,8,9 [about 183210], Lawrence County, Indiana2,3,5,6,7,8,9 [Virginia10].  

Children:6,7,8,10

Samantha Jane Finney, born Aug 7 1851, Clinton, Vermilion County, Indiana; died Mar 26 1937, Wayside, Montgomery County, Kansas; married Abner Copeland, Feb 27 1868 (children: Samuel Gilbert, Sabina Eveline, John Wesley, Austin Hawkins, Albert Epps, Clarissa, Archibald Jackson, William Quincy, Daniel Ezra, Emery Lloyd, Charles Orien and Pearl Copeland). 11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18
Mary C. Finney, born c1857, Indiana.
Ann/Anna E. Finney, born c1859, Indiana.
John Wesley Finney, born c1861, Indiana.
Polly Hannah Finney, born c1864, Indiana.
Louisa/Laura May Finney, born c1867, Indiana; married Joseph Anson Madison (child: Iola Ellen Madison). 19
Daniel Webster Finney, born Nov 1868, Indiana; married Mary A. --, c1897 (child: Carl C. Finney). 20,21
Clara Ellen / Ella C. Finney, born May 1872, Indiana; married Elmer Farlow, c1896. 9

Mary Matilda and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 4 1860), Parke County, Indiana:10

Wesley Finney, age 28, born in Virginia; farmer; $1600 real estate; $300 personal property.
Matilda Finney, age 30, born in Indiana.
Simantha Finney, age 8, born in Indiana; attended school.
Mary Finney, age 3, born in Indiana.
Ann Finney, age 1, born in Indiana.

Mary Matilda and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 11 1870), Parke County, Indiana:7

Finney, Wesley, age 47, born in Indiana; farmer; $4000 real estate; $2000 personal property.
Finney, Mary M., age 40, born in Indiana; attended school [sic].
Finney, Mary C., age 13, born in Indiana.
Finney, Anna E., age 11, born in Indiana; attended school.
Finney, John W., age 9, born in Indiana; attended school.
Finney, Polly H., age 6, born in Indiana; attended school.
Finney, Laura May, age 3, born in Indiana.
Finney, Daniel W., age 1, born in Indiana.

Mary Matilda and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 9 1880), Parke County, Indiana:8

Finney, Wesley, age 57, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Virginia; farmer.
Finney, Mary M., wife, age 54, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Finney, Mary C., daughter, age 23, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; working out; attended school.
Finney, John Wesley, son, age 18, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; farm hand; attended school.
Finney, Polly Hannah, daughter, age 16, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; house work; attended school.
Finney, Louisa May, daughter, age 13, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Finney, Daniel Webster, son, age 11, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; farm hand; attended school.
Finney, Clara Ellen, daughter, age 8 [unclear], born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Finney, Peggey, aunt, age 67, born in Virginia; father born in North Carolina; mother born in New Jersey; single; "old maid retired".

Mary Matilda Hinshaw died Feb 5 19003,5 [Oct 5 19002], Bolton, Montgomery County, Kansas2.  

Widower Wesley was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 22 1900), living with the family of daughter Clara Ellen in Fawn Creek Township, Montgomery County, Kansas:9

Farlow, Elmer, head-of-household, age 30, born Nov 1869 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 4 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Farlow, Ella C., wife, age 28, born May 1872 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 4 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Farlow, Merle N., son, age 11 months, born June 1899 in Kansas; parents born in Indiana.
Finney, Wesley, father-in-law, age 77, born May 1823 in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; widower.
Living next door in 1900 was the family of son Daniel:20
Finney, Daniel W., head-of-household, age 31, born Nov 1868 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 3 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (mortgaged).
Finney, Mary A., wife, age 27, born Mar 1873 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 3 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Finney, Mabel E., daughter, age 10 months, born July 1899 in Kansas; parents born in Indiana.

Wesley died Oct 3 1904, Niotaze, Chautauqua County, Kansas.2,3,5  

The following biographical sketch of Wesley Finney appears in the book "History of Parke County, Indiana" by JH Beadle:6

Wesley FINNEY, farmer, Annapolis, was born in Lawrence Co, IN, May 10, 1823 and is the son of Joseph Finney, who was a native of Delaware, b. Sept 18, 1784 and d. in Parke co 1867.  He came to Lawrence Co IN in 1813 and to Parke Co 1826.  He served in the War of 1812 under Gen. Jackson.  His wife was Polley LONG, a native of Virginia and died in Parke Co about 1873.  The subject of this sketch was married in 1850 to Mary M. HINSHAW daughter of Jesse and Hannah Hinshaw, who were early settlers of Parke.  Mrs. Finney was b. in Parke Co Oct 28, 1829.  Their family consists of 8 children: Samantha J; Mary C; Anna E; John W; Polly H; Louisa M; Daniel W and Clara E.  Mr. Finney has long since been a member of the United Brethren Church, in which he has taken an active part in the cause of religion, having been an exhorter for a number of years.  Mr. Finney has been honest in all his dealings, and is a man that is respected by all who know him.


Sources

  1. Contribution from Sherian Kennedy (), citing:
    Hinshaw Genealogy by Edna Harvey Joseph.
  2. Posting Mar 23 2003 by "Mema" () to INPIKE-L.
  3. Contribution from Sherian Kennedy ().
  4. "Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850", Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division: http://www.in.gov/library/genealogy.htm
  5. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  6. Parke County, Indiana Biographies; USGenWeb Archives;
    citing: p.287 History of Parke Co IN; JH Beadle, Chicago: HH Hill, 1880;
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~inparke/BiosPennTwp.htm.
  7. 1870 census, Bloomingdale P.O., Penn Township, Parke County, Indiana; roll M593-349, page 141, line #38, dwelling #185, family #180.
  8. 1880 census, Penn Township, Parke County, Indiana; roll T9-303, ED 173, page 452D, line #4, dwelling #75, family #78.
  9. 1900 census, Fawn Creek Township, Montgomery County, Kansas; roll T623-491, ED 136, page 15A, line #46, dwelling #259, family #261.
  10. 1860 census, Annapolis P.O., Penn Township, Parke County, Indiana; roll M653-287, page 615, line #10, dwelling #227, family #226.
  11. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Nancy Jones ().
  12. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by ().
  13. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. 1880 census, Penn Township, Parke County, Indiana; roll T9-303, ED 173, page 451B, line #38, dwelling #60, family #62.
  15. 1900 census, Independence Township, Montgomery County, Kansas; roll T623-491, ED 139, page 14A, line #9, dwelling #277, family #277.
  16. 1910 census, Independence Township, Montgomery County, Kansas; roll T624-448, ED 184, page 4B-5A, line #100, dwelling #92, family #92.
  17. 1920 census, Independence Township, Montgomery County, Kansas; roll T625-542, ED 195, page 1A, line #38, dwelling #10.
  18. 1930 census, Independence Township, Montgomery County, Kansas; roll T626-712, ED 32, page 10B, line #99.
  19. Posting Jan 18 2009 by "franklin1975" to the Madison message board:
    http://boards.rootsweb.com/surnames.madison/537/mb.ashx.
  20. 1900 census, Fawn Creek Township, Montgomery County, Kansas; roll T623-491, ED 136, page 15A, line #50, dwelling #260, family #262.
  21. 1910 census, Independence Township, Montgomery County, Kansas; roll T624-448, ED 184, page 4B, line #97, dwelling #91, family #91.


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