John Hinshaw

                                                 ┌── Absolom Hinshaw
                                                 │    1728-?    
                         ┌── Absolom Hinshaw ────┤
                         │    1752-1830          │
                         │                       └── Rebecca Haddock
                         │                                      
John Hinshaw ────────────┤
B: 1783                  │                       ┌── Jacob Hinshaw
D: 1855                  │                       │
                         └── Elizabeth Hinshaw ──┤
                             c1753-1833          │
                                                 └── Rebecca Mackey
M: Margaret Ann Ratcliff
   ├── Eleanor Hinshaw (1810-1892) 1,2
   ├── Timothy Hinshaw (1814-1881) 1,2
   ├── Sarah Hinshaw (1817-1862) 1,2,3
   ├── John Hinshaw (1818-1902) 1,2,4
   ├── Margaret Hinshaw (1823-1911) 1,2
   ├── Amos Ratcliff Hinshaw (1825-1900) 1,2,4,5
   ├── Absalom Hinshaw (1828-1905) 1,2,6
   ├── Elizabeth Hinshaw (c1834-?) 1,2
   ├── Levi Hinshaw (c1838-?) 1,2
   └── Abel C. Hinshaw (1842-1892) 1,2,4

John Hinshaw     [ID 00242] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

John Hinshaw1,7,8,9 [John Henshaw6,10,11].

Born Sep 18 1783, Randolph County, North Carolina.7,12,13,14  

He married Margaret Ann Ratcliff, Jan 19 1809, Ross County, Ohio.1,3,4,6,9,15,16  Margaret, daughter of Amos Ratcliff & Eleanor Cashatt, was born Sep 12 1790, North Carolina.2,3,12,14  

Note that John's brother Joseph married Margaret's sister Sarah Ratcliff.  

At Clear Creek MM (Ohio) on 10-28-1813, Margaret condemned her marriage contrary to discipline.6  

On Apr 28 1814, "The Scioto Gazette" (Chillicothe, Ohio) published a list of letters at the Hillsborough post office awaiting claim; among the recipients was John Hinshaw.17  

On Apr 6 1818, Amos Ratcliff and "Elinor, his wife", sold 50 acres of land in Highland County, Ohio to John Henshaw.18  

John Henshaw was shown in the 1820 census, Union Township, Highland County, Ohio:19

John Henshaw household:
2 males under age 10 (Timothy and John).
1 male age 26-45 (John).
3 females under age 10 (Eleanor and Sarah and ??).
1 female age 26-45 (Margaret).
Also living in Highland County, Ohio at that time (Fairfield Township) was Elias Henshaw20 (possible close relative??).  

On Jul 25 1823, John Henshaw and Margaret, his wife, sold 50 acres in Highland County, Ohio to Thomas Cashatt.21  

On Feb 10 1824, Thomas Cashatt and Ann, his wife, sold to John Smith 50 acres in Highland County, Ohio "on which John Henshaw now lives".21  (This was presumably the same 50 acre parcel that was originally deeded to John in 1818).22  

At Clear Creek MM (Ohio) on 9-11-1824, Margaret was granted a certificate to Newberry MM.6  

At Newberry MM (Ohio) on 10-28-1824, Margaret was received on a certificate from Clear Creek MM dated 9-11-1824.6  

John was again shown in the 1830 census, Clark Township, Clinton County, Ohio:23

John Henshaw household:
1 male under age 5 (Absalom).
1 male age 5-10 (Amos).
1 male age 10-15 (John).
1 male age 15-20 (Timothy).
1 male age 40-50 (John).
1 female age 5-10 (Margaret???).
1 female age 10-15 (Elizabeth???).
1 female age 15-20 (Sarah).
1 female age 40-50 (Margaret).
Living nearby in 1830 was brother Joseph.24  

John was again shown in the 1840 census, Clark Township, Clinton County, Ohio:25

John Henshaw household:
1 male age 5-10 (Levi).
2 males age 10-15 (Amos and Absalom).
1 male age 50-60 (John).
1 female age 40-50 (Margaret).
Living nearby in 1840 was brother Joseph.26  

John and family were again shown in the 1850 census (Sep 26 1850), Clark Township, Clinton County, Ohio.14  

John Henshaw, age 66, born in North Carolina; farmer; $4000 real estate.
Margaret Henshaw, age 59, born in North Carolina.
Absolom Henshaw, female [sic], age 22, born in North Carolina.
Abel Henshaw, age 19, born in Ohio.
James E. Glander, age 14.
Living next door in 1850 was the family of Mr. Even Stephens.27  Also living nearby in Clinton County in 1850 was brother Joseph.28  

John Hinshaw died Jun 18 1855, Clinton County, Ohio; age 71Y 9M.3,12,13,29,30  

Margaret died Feb 17 1860, "Age About 69 Yrs".12,13,30

(photo)Photo: John Hinshaw gravestone Snow Hill Cemetery 31

(photo)Photo: Margaret Ann (Ratcliff) Hinshaw gravestone Snow Hill Cemetery 31


Sources

  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ohio.
  2. Contribution from Ginger-lyn (Hinshaw) Summer.
  3. Family group sheets contributed by Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens
  4. Family information from Val & Harold Hinshaw.
  5. Contribution from Jody Logan ().
  6. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  7. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  8. 1830 census, Clinton County, Ohio; page 249.
  9. Ross County, Ohio, Marriages (USGenWeb site: http://www.scioto.org/Ross).
  10. 1840 census, Clinton County, Ohio; page 371.
  11. 1850 census, Clinton County, Ohio.
  12. Contribution from Rodger Norton () citing:
    Gravestones of John & Margaret Hinshaw, Snow Hill Cemetery, Indiana.
  13. Snow Hill Cemetery burials, Randolph County, Indiana; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~inrandol/Washington/SnowHill/shcburials.htm.
  14. 1850 census, District 163, Clark Township, Clinton County, Ohio; page 264, line #9, dwelling #988, family #988.
  15. Contribution from Ginger-lyn (Hinshaw) Summer citing:
    John & Margaret's marriage license, Ross County, Ohio.
  16. Marriage Index: Selected Counties of Ohio, 1789-1850; http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
  17. "Pioneer Ohio Newspapers 1802-1818", by Karen Maher Green; The Frontier Press,
    Galveston, Texas, 1988; GS929.3771 G79 in the Santa Clara CA library.
    "The Scioto Gazette", Vol. XIII, No. 688, Thursday, Apr 28 1814.
  18. "Records of the Recorder's Office of Highland County, Ohio (1805-1850)",
    by David N. McBride; The Edwards Letter Shop, Ann Arbor, MI; 1969.
    GS929.3771 M11 in the Santa Clara CA library;
    "Transcribed Deed Book 5", page 205.
  19. 1820 census, Union Township, Highland County, Ohio; roll M33_92, page 38.
  20. 1820 census, Fairfield Township, Highland County, Ohio; roll M33_92, page 63.
  21. "Records of the Recorder's Office of Highland County, Ohio (1805-1850)",
    by David N. McBride; The Edwards Letter Shop, Ann Arbor, MI; 1969.
    GS929.3771 M11 in the Santa Clara CA library.
    "Transcribed Deed Book 10", page 180.
  22. Speculation.
  23. 1830 census, Clark Township, Clinton County, Ohio; roll M19_129, page 249.
  24. 1830 census, Clark Township, Clinton County, Ohio; roll M19_129, page 255.
  25. 1840 census, Clark Township, Clinton County, Ohio; roll M704_385, page 371.
  26. 1840 census, Jefferson Township, Clinton County, Ohio; roll M704_385, page 393.
  27. 1850 census, District 163, Clark Township, Clinton County, Ohio; page 264, line #14, dwelling #989, family #989.
  28. 1850 census, District 165, Jefferson Township, Clinton County, Ohio; page 235, line #7, dwelling #585, family #585.
  29. Contribution from Ginger-lyn (Hinshaw) Summer citing:
    (a) "Clinton County, Ohio, Obituaries" (Wilmington, Ohio, public library)
    (b) Jane Walls Wilson, Bainbridge, Ohio, in part from family group sheets
    in the possession of Almeda Grace Hinshaw Rinehart, Middletown, Ohio,
    brought to a Hinshaw family reunion in the late 1980s.
  30. Washington Township Cemeteries, Randolph County, Indiana; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~inrandol/Cemeteries/washingtontwsp.htm.
  31. Photo courtesy of Rex Bertram ().


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