Elizabeth Jane Hinshaw

                                                ┌── John Hinshaw
                                                │              
                          ┌── John Hinshaw ─────┤
                          │    1803-c1853       │
                          │                     └── Mary -
                          │                          1776-1846 
Elizabeth Jane Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1848                   │
D: 1911                   │
                          └── Elizabeth White
                               1810-1851 
M: Campbell Mathes

Elizabeth Jane Hinshaw     [ID 02328] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Elizabeth Jane Hinshaw1,2,3,4,5,6,7 [Jennie Hinshaw8].

Born Sep 26 1848, Martin County, Indiana.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9  

After her father died when she was about 4 years old, Elizabeth was taken under guardianship by her uncle Arthur D. Hastings, husband (and apparently widower) of Elizabeth's aunt, Mary "Polly" (White) Hastings.  On Dec 20 1854, Martin County, Indiana, Arthur D. Hastings was named guardian of Elizabeth Jane Hinshaw, minor heir of John Hinshaw.10  Again on Jul 12 1865, A.D. Hastings was noted as guardian of Elizabeth Jane Hinshaw.10  

Elizabeth was shown in the 1860 census (Aug 3 1860), Martin County, Indiana, living in the Arthur Hastings household:2,7

Arthur Hastings, age 34, born in Indiana; farmer; $2000 real estate; $450 personal property.
Mary Hastings, age 31, born in Indiana; cannot read or write.
Elizabeth J. Hinshaw, age 11, born in Indiana; $1500 personal property; attended school.

E.J. Hinshaw was shown in a Mar 10 1861 membership ledger of Port Williams Christian Church, Lawrence County, Indiana.  Also shown in the church membership were A.D. & Polly Hastings, and also Elizabeth's brothers A.D. Hinshaw and Wm H. Hinshaw.11  

On Aug 11 1862 Arthur D. Hastings, of Trinity Springs, enlisted as a Captain in Company F, 65th Indiana Infantry.  He resigned with a disability on May 11 1865.12  

She married Campbell Mathes8 [Zachariah C. Mathes4,13], May 30 18658, St. Louis, Missouri8.  Campbell, son of James M. Mathes & Sophia Glover4,5,6, was born May - 18414,5,6 [about 18403,13], Indiana4,5,6.  

"The Bedford Independent" (Bedford, Lawrence County, Indiana) reported on Wednesday, June 7, 1865:8,14

MARRIED.  On the 30th ult., at St. Louis, Mo., by the Rev. John WHITE, Mr. Campbell MATHES to Miss Jennie HINSHAW, of Martin county.  It will be seen by the above, that the elopement referred to last week was quite successful.  We trust neither party may regret the step thus taken.

Children (all born in Indiana):3,4,5,6

Minnie Mathes, born c1869; apparently died young.
James Henshaw Mathes, born Sep 11 1872; died Nov 20 1957, San Diego County, California; married Evangeline -- (daughter: Pauline Dorothy Mathes, born Apr 26 1915, California; died Aug 20 1996, San Diego County, California). 15,16,17
John A. Mathes, born Jun 29 1876; died Jan 14 1952, San Bernardino County, California. 17
Effie/Effa E. Mathes, born Aug 1878.
May A. Mathes, born May 1888.
(one additional child who apparently died young).

Jennie and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 8 1870), Lawrence County, Indiana:3

Mathes, Cam Z, age 29, born in Indiana; hardware merchant; $1200 real estate; $1370 personal property.
Mathes, Elizabeth J., age 20, born in Indiana; keeping house.
Mathes, Minnie, age 1, born in Indiana.
Hendricks, James, age 21, born in Indiana; works in tin shop.

After Jennie's brother Adrian died in 1873, she and her husband were named as Adrian's heirs:10

Elizabeth J. Mathes, half-sister.
Zechariah C. Mathes, half-brother [sic - in-law].

Jennie and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 2 1880), Scottsburgh, Scott County, Indiana:4

Mathes, Z.C., age 38, born in Indiana; parents born in Kentucky; hardware store.
Mathes, Elizabeth, wife, age 31, born in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Mathes, James, son, age 7, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Mathes, Johnnie, son, age 2 [unclear], born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Mathes, Effie, daughter, age 1, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

Jennie and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 9 1900), 1129 14th Street, San Diego, San Diego County, Indiana:5

Mathes, Zacariah [unclear], head-of-household, age 59, born May 1841 in Indiana; parents born in Kentucky; married 35 years; occupation: merchant, hardware; rented home.
Mathes, Elizabeth J., wife, age 51, born Sept 1848 in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; married 35 years; 6 children, 4 living.
Mathes, James H., son, age 27, born Sept 1872 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: salesman, hardware.
Mathes, John A., son, age 23, born June 1876 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: elect[..unclear..].
Mathes, Effa E., daughter, age 21, born Aug 1878 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single.
Mathes, May A., daughter, age 12, born May 1888 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; attended school 9 months.

Jennie and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 21 1910), South Cha[..unclear..] Road, San Diego County, Indiana:6

Mathes, Zachariah C., head-of-household, age 68, born in Indiana; parents born in Kentucky; first marriage, married 46 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (mortgaged).
Mathes, Elizabeth J., wife, age 61, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; first marriage, married 46 years; 6 children, 4 living.
Mathes, John A., son, age 33, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: salesman, patent right.
Mathes, Effie, daughter, age 31, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single.
Mathes, May, daughter, age 21, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single.

Elizabeth Jane Hinshaw died Jun 10 1911, San Diego County, California; age 62.18,19  

Campbell died Jun 11 1925, San Diego County, California; age 67.19  

A biographical sketch of Z.C. Mathes and Elizabeth Jane Hinshaw was published in the 1889 "Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, and Washington, Indiana"9 - see: http://books.google.com/books?id=TBvVAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA243#v=onepage or http://genealogytrails.com/ind/scott/bios.html or http://www.forgottenbooks.com/readbook_text/Biographical_and_Historical_Souvenir_for_the_Counties_of_Clark_1000339373/251


Sources

  1. 1850 census, Micheltree Township, Martin County, Indiana; roll 160, page 30; dwelling #73.
  2. 1860 census, Mitcheltree Township, Martin County, Indiana; page 890, line #1, dwelling #919, family #898.
  3. 1870 census, Bedford P.O., Shamsmick Township, Lawrence County, Indiana; roll M593-335, page 499, line #27, dwelling #89, family #89.
  4. 1880 census, Scottsburgh, Scott County, Indiana; roll T9-309, ED 166, page 71A, line #19, dwelling #43, family #43.
  5. 1900 census, 4th Ward, San Diego, San Diego County, California; roll T623-99, ED 194, page 14B, line #59, dwelling #324, family #366.
  6. 1910 census, Lemon Grove Township, San Diego County, California; roll T624-95, ED 129, page 203B, line #58, dwelling #17, family #17.
  7. Contribution from Jack Scholten () citing:
    Research report from the Allen County [Indiana] Public Library, citing 1860 census.
  8. Lawrence County, Indiana email list (INLAWREN-L) archives;
    Posting Dec 16 1998 by Diana Flynn ():
    http://searches2.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ifetch2?/u1/textindices/I/INLAWREN+1998+260610069+F.
  9. "Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, and Washington, Indiana"; Chicago, 1889, John M. Greesham & Company;
    http://books.google.com/books?id=TBvVAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA243#v=onepage.
  10. Contribution from Jack Scholten () citing:
    Research report from the Allen County [Indiana] Public Library, citing Martin County [Indiana] early probate records.
  11. Posting Mar 25 2001 by Lora () to Lawrence County, Indiana Queries:
    http://genconnect.rootsweb.com/gc/USA/In/Lawrence/11799.
  12. "The American Civil War Research Database", Ancestry, Inc.
  13. 1850 census, Bloomington Township, Monroe County, Indiana; roll 161, page 293B, household #28.
  14. Posting May 12 2004 by Diana S Flynn () to INLAWREN-L.
  15. Posting Feb 27 2005 by Jack Scholten () to the San Diego, California message board:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/rw/SW.2ADI/1642.
  16. 1920 census, San Diego, San Diego County, California; roll T625-131, ED 276, page 2A, line #1, dwelling #63, family #67.
  17. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  18. Posting Aug 23 2000 by Jack Scholten to FamilyHistory.com:
    http://www.familyhistory.com/messages/ShowMsg.asp?id=2385397.
  19. VitalSearch California Death Index 1905-1929:
    http://www.vitalsearch-ca.com/gen/ca/_vitals/cadeathm.htm.


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