Thomas Hinshaw

                  ┌── Andrew Hinshaw
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Thomas Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1837           │
D: 1893           │
                  └── Helen Watt
                      c1826-?    
M: Alice Byrne
   ├── Charles Frederick Hinshaw (1882-1898) 1,2
   ├── Helen Catherine Hinshaw (1883-1945) 1,2,3,4
   ├── William Edwin Hinshaw (1885-1951) 1,2,3,5,6
   └── Albert Thomas Hinshaw (1887-1887) 1,2

Thomas Hinshaw     [ID 02398] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 8 18377 [May 22 18482,7,8, about 18439, about 184610], Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland7.  Christened May 20 1840, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.7  

Thomas was an early pioneer at Piedmont, Uinta County, Wyoming, building a cabin there in 1875.11  Piedmont is today a ghost town.11  

Thomas was shown in the 1870 census (Jul 18 1870), Byrne's Camp, Uinta County, Wyoming Territory:9

Hinshaw, Thomas, age 27, born in Scotland; teamster; parents foreign-born.
Ham, William, age 22, born in Canada; teamster; parents foreign-born; cannot write.
Manoh, Noah, age 21, born in England; teamster; parents foreign-born; cannot write.
Smith, William, age 34, born in Alabama; laborer.
Rake, James, age 27, born in Ohio; teamster.

Thomas was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 11 1880), boarding in the house of Moses Byrne, "Muddy Creek, south of Piedmont", Uinta County, Wyoming Territory:10

Byrne, Moses, age 60, born in England; father born in Ireland; mother born in England; rancher.
Byrne, Catherine, wife, age 50, born in Italy; parents born in Italy; keeping house.
Byrne, Albert, son, age 14, born in Wyoming; father born in England; mother born in Italy; single; laborer; attended school.
Martin, Edward, boarder, age 60, born in Ohio; father born in Ireland; mother born in Scotland; single; laborer.
Wilson, Thomas, boarder, age 26, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; glass blower.
Cook, Henry, boarder, age 26, born in Illinois; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Virginia; single; blacksmith.
Roberts, John, boarder, age 23, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; cabinet maker.
Laraway, A.H., boarder, age 43, born in New York; parents born in New York; single; laborer.
Henshaw, Thomas, boarder, age 34, born in Scotland; parents born in Scotland; single; laborer.
Carmichael, M., boarder, age 30, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; single; laborer.
Hinshaw, Thomas, age 27, born in Scotland; teamster; parents foreign-born.

He married Alice Byrne, Sep 25 1881, Piedmont, Uinta County, Wyoming.8,12,13  Alice, daughter of Moses Byrne & Catherine Cardon, was born Oct 18 1860, Slaterville, Wever County, Utah.2,3,4,5,8,13,14  

The marriage record shows Thomas was age 35, and Alice was age 21, at the time of their marriage.12  

Alice's father, Moses Byrne, founded the town of Piedmont in 1866.  The Moses Byrne family lived next door to Thomas.11  See: http://www.prospector-utah.com/pied.htm

Thomas Hinshaw died Jul 12 1893, Piedmont, Uinta County, Wyoming; age 45.2,7,15  

Widow Alice and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), Piedmont, Uinta County, Wyoming:3

Henshaw, Alice, head-of-household, age 39, born Oct 1860 in Utah; father born in England; mother born in Italy; widow; 4 children, 2 living; owned home (free).
Henshaw, William E, son, age 15, born May 1884 [sic] in Wyoming; father born in Scotland; mother born in Utah; attended school 7 months.
Henshaw, Hellen C, daughter, age 16, born Oct 1883 in Wyoming; father born in Scotland; mother born in Utah; attended school.
Byrne, Charles, brother, age 67 [sic], born May 1863 in Wyoming; father born in England; mother born in Italy; occupation: farm laborer.

Widow Alice and son William were shown in the 1910 census (May 10-12 1910), Spring Valley, Uinta County, Wyoming:5

Hinshaw, William, head-of-household, age 25, born in Wyoming; father born in Scotland; mother born in Wyoming; single; occupation: farmer, farm; owned farm (free).
Hinshaw, Alice, mother, age 49, born in Wyoming; father born in England; mother born in Italy; widow; 4 children, 2 living.

Widow Alice was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 16-20 1920), living in the household of daughter Helen, Robertson Precinct, Uinta County, Wyoming:4

Rasmussen, George, head-of-household, age 37, born in Utah; parents born in Denmark; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: farmer, stock farm.
Rasmussen, Hellen C, wife, age 36, born in Wyoming; father born in Scotland; mother born in Utah.
Rasmussen, Thomas G, son, age 15, born in Wyoming; father born in Utah; mother born in Wyoming; attended school.
Rasmussen, Charles H, son, age 12, born in Wyoming; father born in Utah; mother born in Wyoming; attended school.
Rasmussen, Minnie H, daughter, age 11, born in Wyoming; father born in Utah; mother born in Wyoming; attended school.
Rasmussen, Paul C, son, age 6, born in Wyoming; father born in Utah; mother born in Wyoming; attended school.
Hanshaw, Alice, mother, age 59, born in Utah; father born in England; mother born in Italy; widow; occupation: nurse, private.
Rasmussen, Joseph, servant, age 26, born in Wyoming; father born in Denmark; mother born in England; single; occupation: laborer, stock farm.
Rasmussen, Walter, servant, age 28, born in Wyoming; father born in Denmark; mother born in England; single; occupation: laborer, stock farm.

Widow Alice was shown in the 1930 census, living with her brother in Cedar Point Township, San Juan County, Utah:14

Byrne, John P., head-of-household, age 75, born in Utah; father born in England; mother born in Italy; first married age 26; farmer.
Byrne, Catherine, wife, age 27, born in Wyoming; father born in England; mother born in Wyoming; first married age 22.
Hinshaw, Alice, sister, age 69, born in Utah; father born in England; mother born in Italy; widow; first married age 21.
Halt, Perry, grandson, age 20, born in Utah; father born in Utah; mother born in Wyoming; laborer, farming.
Byrne, Bud, adopted son, age 20, born in Wyoming; father born in United States; mother born in Utah; laborer, farming.

Alice died Jan 1 1931, buried Piedmont, Uinta County, Wyoming.2

(photo)Photo: Map of pioneer Piedmont, Wyoming showing Thomas Hinshaw house & Moses Byrne house 11

(photo)Photo: Thomas Hinshaw cabin built 1875, Piedmont, Wyoming 11

(photo)Photo: Thomas Hinshaw gravestone Byrne Family Cemetery 15


Sources

  1. Lineages, Inc., comp. "Gene Pool Individual Records". Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
  2. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  3. 1900 census, Piedmont, Election District 8, Uinta County, Wyoming; roll T623-1827, ED 61, page 4B, line #69, dwelling #73, family #76.
  4. 1920 census, Robertson Precinct, Uinta County, Wyoming; roll T625-2029, ED 93, page 2A, line #41, dwelling #34, family #34.
  5. 1910 census, Spring Valley, Uinta County, Wyoming; roll T624-1747, ED 125, page 37A, line #1, dwelling #104, family #105.
  6. William Edwin Hinshaw obituary.
  7. LDS IGI, citing: member submission.
  8. Don McKennan database: http://www.panix.com/~drm/gen/d0001/G0000047.html.
  9. 1870 census, Piedmont P.O., Byrne's Camp, Uinta County, Wyoming Territory; roll M593-1748, page 523, line #5, dwelling #2.
  10. 1880 census, Muddy Creek, Uinta County, Wyoming; roll T9-1454, ED 3, page 356D, line #1, dwelling #40, family #40.
  11. "Utah's Prospectors", by Randy W. Lewis; Piedmont photos:
    http://www.prospector-utah.com/pied.htm.
  12. Ricks College, "Western States Historical Marriage Records Index":
    http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/fhc/newMarriage/searchForm.cfm (vol. A, pg 112).
  13. GEDCOM file G1207 at http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. 1930 census, Cedar Point Township, San Juan County, Utah; roll T626-2417, ED 9, page 1A, line #14, dwelling #6, family #8.
  15. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=74371013.


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