Caroline Hinshaw

                                         ┌── John Hinshaw
                                         │    1755-?    
                    ┌── George Hinshaw ──┤
                    │    1786-<1850      │
                    │                    └── Mary Martin
                    │                         1763-?    
Caroline Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1816             │
D: 1858             │
                    └── Anna Goldin
M: John Housley

Caroline Hinshaw     [ID 02303] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Caroline Hinshaw1,2,3 [Caroline Hinchey4].

Born Oct 5 1816, Campbell County, Tennessee.2,3,5,6,7  

She married John Housley1,2,3,5,7,8 [John Ousley4,8], Aug 12 18321,2,3,5,7,8, Grainger County, Tennessee1,2,3,5,7,8.  John, son of Joseph Owsley & Phoebe Longmire, was born about 1814, Campbell County, Tennessee.3,6,7,9  

Ten children:1,3,5,6,7,9

Elizabeth "Betsy" Housley, born Nov 30 1833; died Feb 1 1881; married 1) Dec 15 1848, Henry S. Wilson; 2) - Tudor.
Golden Housley, born Oct 27 1835; died between 1840 and 1850.
William M. Housley, born Sep 27 1837; died Jan 31 1918; married Sep 3 1856, Sarah Ann Comer.
Amanda Housley, born Dec 28 1838/1839; died Mar 15 1899; married Sep 6 1856, James Marion Curnutt. 10
Anna Housley, born Dec 28 1841; died Feb 17 1923; married 1) Mar 2 1858, Hiram Kilmore Green; 2) Nov 22 1868, Joseph Gideon Cooper.
Robert Housley, born Feb 1843.
Pleasant Housley, born Mar 9 1844; died Apr 23 1894; married Mar 2 1865, Martha J. Brown.
Jane Housley, born Apr 1 1846; died Apr 1 1937; married Jan 12 1860, Milton Cooper.
M. Joseph Housley, born c1848 (Mar 1846).
Phoebe Housley, born Aug 15 1847/1848; died Feb 1 1891; married Oct 4 1863, Calvin Wilson.
Thomas Housley, born 1850.
Martha Housley, born 1852.
Franklin Housley, born 1853.

Caroline and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 12 1850), Campbell County, Tennessee:6

John Housley, age 36, born in Tennessee; farmer; $650 real estate.
Caroline Housley, age 34, born in Tennessee; cannot read or write.
William Housley, age 12, born in Tennessee; attended school.
Amanda Housley, age 9, born in Tennessee; attended school.
Anna Housley, age 8, born in Tennessee; attended school.
Robert Housley, age 6, born in Tennessee; attended school.
Pleasant Housley, age 5, born in Tennessee; attended school.
Jane Housley, age 3, born in Tennessee.
Joseph Housley, age 2, born in Tennessee.
Pheby Housley, age 1, born in Tennessee.

Caroline Hinshaw died May 4 1858, Campbell County, Tennessee; buried Cedar Creek Cemetery.1,2,3,5  

After Caroline died, John remarried Oct 26 1858 to Nancy J. Riggs.2,7  

John and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 28 1860), Campbell County, Tennessee:9

John Housley, age 46, born in Tennessee; farmer; $1300 real estate; $300 personal property.
Nancy Housley, age 49, born in Tennessee; cannot read or write.
Pleasant Housley, age 16, born in Tennessee; farm laborer; attended school.
Pheba Housley, age 12, born in Tennessee; attended school.
Joseph Housley, age 14, born in Tennessee; attended school.
Thomas Housley, age 10, born in Tennessee; attended school.

John died 1894, Campbell County, Tennessee; buried Bakers Forge Cemetery.2,3  


  1. Contribution from John Stephenson ().
  2. Campbell County, Tennessee pioneer history:
  3. Mark Asbell's genealogy:
  4. "Early East Tennessee Marriages", Sistler, 1987.
  5. Judith H. Dixon () data:
  6. 1850 census, Subdivision 17, Campbell County, Tennessee; roll M432-872, page 298, line #8, dwelling #284, family #284.
  7. Posting Sep 26 2007 by "mhparrott" () to the Campbell County, Tennessee message board:
  8. "East Tennessee Roots", Volume I, Issue 3, September, 1984; Tennessee Valley Publications.
  9. 1860 census, Fincastle P.O., District 6, Campbell County, Tennessee; roll M653-1240, page 464, line #35, dwelling #365, family #358.
  10. Biographical sketch of James M. Cornutt; "A Reminiscent History of the Ozark Region", 1894, Godspeed Brothers; USGenWeb Archives:

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