Ruth Hinshaw

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Ruth Hinshaw ───┤
B: c1820
D: 1900 
M: John Gunn

Ruth Hinshaw     [ID 02177] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Ruth Hinshaw1 [Ruth Hinshawe2].

Born about 1820, North Carolina.1,3,4  

She married John Gunn1,2 [John Gun1,2], Sep 18 18391,2, Orange County, North Carolina1,2.  John was born about 1817, North Carolina.4  

A marriage bond was recorded for Ruth Hinshawe & John Gun on September 18, 1839, Orange County, North Carolina.2  

Children:5

Libby / Caroline Gunn, born c1841-42, North Carolina
Mary J. Gunn, born c1843, North Carolina
Minerva Gunn, born c1845, North Carolina
James B. Gunn, born c1848, Indiana; died May 9 1913, Sheridan, Hamilton County, Indiana, age 66. 6
Nancy E. Gunn, born c1849, Indiana
Thomas Gunn, born c1853, Indiana
William Gunn, born c1855, Indiana
Lydia Gunn, born c1857/59, Indiana
John H. / Franklin Gunn, born c1860-61, Indiana

Ruth and John and family are shown in the 1850 census, Paoli Township, Orange County, Indiana, as follows:4

John Gunn, age 33, born in North Carolina; farmer; cannot read or write.
Ruth Gunn, age 29, born in North Carolina; cannot read or write.
Liby C. Gunn, age 8, born in North Carolina.
Mary J. Gunn, age 7, born in North Carolina.
Minerva A. Gunn, age 5, born in North Carolina.
James B. Gunn, age 3, born in Indiana.
Nancy E. Gunn, age 1, born in Indiana.

Ruth Hinshaw died Feb 25 1900, Sheridan, Hamilton County, Indiana; age 79.7,8  

Ruth's death certificate information was provided by her son, James Gunn.  On the back of the death certificate is the following information:7

"Birthplace NC"
and
"Father's Name Wm. Hinshaw
Birthplace NC."

John is also buried in Union Cemetery.  


Sources

  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  2. "North Carolina Marriage Bonds" fiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  3. Contribution from Barbara Gunn () citing sources:
    1850 census, Orange County, Indiana;
    1860 census, Hamilton County, Indiana;
    1870 census, Tipton County, Indiana;
    1880 census, Tipton County, Indiana.
  4. 1850 census, Paoli Township, Orange County, Indiana; Roll 163, page 458, line 35, dwelling #317, family #318.
  5. Contribution from Barbara Gunn () citing:
    1850 census, Orange County, Indiana;
    1860 census, Hamilton County, Indiana;
    1870 census, Tipton County, Indiana;
    1880 census, Tipton County, Indiana.
  6. "Index to Death Records, Hamilton County, Indiana 1882-1920", Volume I;
    Indiana Work Projects Administration, 1942; Book H-24, pg 53.
  7. Contribution from Barbara Gunn () citing source:
    Death certificate for Ruth Hinshaw Gunn.
  8. "Index to Death Records, Hamilton County, Indiana 1882-1920", Volume I;
    Indiana Work Projects Administration, 1942; Book H-3, pgs 4 & 6.


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