Thomas Benton Hinshaw

                                                           ┌── Thomas Hinshaw
                                                           │    1797-1869 
                           ┌── George Washington Hinshaw ──┤
                           │    1822-1907                  │
                           │                               └── Elizabeth -
                           │                                    1809-1849 
Thomas Benton Hinshaw ─────┤
B: 1854                    │                               ┌── James W. Robertson, Sr.
D: 1939                    │                               │
                           └── Elizabeth Jane Robertson ───┤
                                1824-1893                  │
                                                           └── Mary -
M: Eliza California Prince
   ├── Eliza Cleveland Hinshaw (1885-1948) 1,2,3,4
   ├── John Henry Hinshaw (1887-1918) 1,2,3
   ├── Martha Jessie Dea Hinshaw (1890-1953) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── George Monroe Hinshaw (1897-1979) 1,2,3,5
   └── Sarah Rachel Hinshaw (1901-1987) 1,2,5,6

Thomas Benton Hinshaw     [ID 02140] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Thomas Benton Hinshaw1,7 [Thomas Henshaw8].

Born Jul 28 1854, Estillfork, Jackson County, Alabama.1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10,11  

He married Eliza California Prince, Nov 25 1880, Jackson County, Alabama.1,2,7,12  Eliza, daughter of Jesse Donald Prince & Francis Emily Trice, was born Oct 2 1860, Paint Rock Valley, Jackson County, Alabama.1,2,3,4,5,6,9  

In 1881 Thomas and Eliza migrated to Hot Spring County, Arkansas.  Traveling with them were Eliza'a parents, Jesse Donald Prince & Francis Emily Trice, her siblings, her stepsister Nancy Anderson and her husband Moses Swaim Jr., her uncle Nathan L. Prince with his wife and children, her first cousins Drewry H. Roberts and Jesse R. Roberts, and several others.13  

Thomas and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 21 1900), De Roche Township, Hot Spring County, Arksansas:3

Hinshaw, Thomas B., head-of-household, age 45, born July 1854 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; married 19 years; farmer; owned farm.
Hinshaw, Eliza, wife, age 39, born Oct 1860 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; married 19 years; 7 children, 4 living.
Hinshaw, Eliza Jr., daughter, age 15, born Apr 1885 in Arkansas; parents born in Alabama; attended school 3 months.
Hinshaw, John H., son, age 12, born Aug 1887 in Arkansas; parents born in Alabama; farm laborer; attended school 3 months; can read, cannot write.
Hinshaw, Martha J., daughter, age 10, born Jan 1890 in Arkansas; parents born in Alabama; attended school 3 months; can read, cannot write.
Hinshaw, George M., son, age 2, born June 1897 in Arkansas; parents born in Alabama.
Living next door in 1900 was a Jesse D. & Mary J. Prince,14 probably Eliza's father and wife (apparently a second wife).  Also living nearby in 1900 was the family of Alex Hinshaw.15  

Thomas and family were again shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), De Roche Township, Hot Spring County, Arksansas:5

Hinshaw, Thomas B., head-of-household, age 55, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first marriage, married 30 years; farmer, general farming; owned farm.
Hinshaw, Eliza C., wife, age 49, born in Alabama; father's birthplace unknown; mother born in Alabama; first marriage, married 30 years; 9 children, 5 living; farm laborer, home farm; cannot read or write.
Hinshaw, Jessie D., daughter, age 20, born in Arkansas; parents born in Alabama; farm laborer, home farm.
Hinshaw, George, son, age 12, born in Arkansas; parents born in Alabama; farm laborer, home farm.
Hinshaw, Bessie S., daughter, age 8, born in Arkansas; parents born in Alabama.
Living next door in 1910 was son John Henry Henshaw;16 also living nearby in 1910 was Thomas Ben Franklin Hinshaw17 and the family of Alex Henshaw.18  

Thomas and family were again shown in the 1920 census (Jan 20 1920), De Roche Township, Hot Spring County, Arksansas:6

Henshaw, Thos, head-of-household, age 65, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; owned home; farmer.
Henshaw, Eliza, wife, age 59, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Henshaw, Besse, daughter, age 18, born in Arkansas; parents born in Alabama; single.
Living next door on one side in 1920 was the family of daughter Eliza Cleveland Hinshaw;19 living next door on the other side was the family of daughter Martha Jessie Dea Hinshaw;20 one more house away was Earl Henshaw,21 who was presumably closely related;22 one more house away was the family of son George.23  

Eliza died Dec 21 1926, DeRoche, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; buried Prince Cemetery, just north of DeRoche, Hot Spring County, Arkansas.2,4,9  

Widower Thomas was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 3 1930), living with daughter Bessie in De Roche Township, Hot Spring County, Arksansas:11

Henshaw, T.B., father-in-law, age 76, born in Alabama; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee; widow; first married at age 27; occupation: none; not a veteran.
Living next door in 1930 was the family of son George,24 and also Earl Henshaw,25 who was presumably closely related.22  

Thomas Benton Hinshaw died Jul 1 1939, DeRoche, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; buried Prince Cemetery, just north of DeRoche, Hot Spring County, Arkansas.2,4,9  

Near Thomas & Eliza in Prince Cemetery are the graves of Betty, Billy, and Claire Henshaw,9 believed to be additional children of Thomas & Eliza.26

(photo)Photo: Thomas Benton Hinshaw gravestone Prince Cemetery 9

(photo)Photo: Eliza California (Prince) Hinshaw gravestone Prince Cemetery 9


Sources

  1. Contribution from Terry Henshaw.
  2. Genealogy data (Henall.FTW) by George Frederick Langley, Jr..
  3. 1900 census, DeRoche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; ED 55, page 17A, line #20, dwelling #294, family #295.
  4. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  5. 1910 census, DeRoche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; ED 86, page 2A, line #46, dwelling #29, family #30.
  6. 1920 census, De Roche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; roll T625-63, ED 104, page 5A, line #1, dwelling #80, family #85.
  7. "Marriages of Jackson County Alabama 1871-1876 and 1876-1881" (USGenWeb archives).
  8. "Paint Rock Valley Pioneers", a directory of Alabama cemeteries by Kittye Vandiver Henshaw, Evelyn Rochelle, and Addie Shaver, F332 P34446 1986, in the Tennessee State Library and Archives; Also 976.195 V3hk in the LDS Family History Library (not on microfilm). Contributed by Robert Worley.
  9. gravestone photo courtesy of Tammy Ballard ().
  10. 1860 census, Paint Rock P.O., Division 4, Jackson County, Alabama; roll M653-11, page 308, line #31, dwelling #284, family #284.
  11. 1930 census, De Roche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; roll T626-77, ED 8, page 2A, line #9, dwelling #24, family #25.
  12. Dodd, Jordan R. "Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920". Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999.
  13. Contribution from Ron Prince ().
  14. 1900 census, DeRoche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; ED 55, page 17A, line #26, dwelling #295, family #296.
  15. 1900 census, DeRoche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; ED 55, page 14A, line #41, dwelling #238, family #239.
  16. 1910 census, DeRoche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; ED 86, page 2B, line #51, dwelling #30, family #31.
  17. 1910 census, DeRoche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; ED 86, page 2A, line #33, dwelling #26, family #26.
  18. 1910 census, DeRoche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; ED 86, page 4B, line #80, dwelling #76, family #78.
  19. 1920 census, DeRoche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; roll T625-63, ED 104, page 4B, line #93, dwelling #79, family #84.
  20. 1920 census, DeRoche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; roll T625-63, ED 104, page 5A, line #4, dwelling #81, family #86.
  21. 1920 census, De Roche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; roll T625-63, ED 104, page 5A, line #8, dwelling #82, family #87.
  22. Speculative.
  23. 1920 census, De Roche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; roll T625-63, ED 104, page 5A, line #10, dwelling #83, family #88.
  24. 1930 census, De Roche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; roll T626-77, ED 8, page 2A, line #15, dwelling #25, family #26.
  25. 1930 census, De Roche Township, Hot Spring County, Arkansas; roll T626-77, ED 8, page 2A, line #18, dwelling #26, family #27.
  26. Contribution from Tammy Ballard () citing: Nell Grimes.


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