Seth Jacob Hinshaw

                                             ┌── Stephen Hinshaw
                                             │    1797-1877 
                      ┌── Jacob Hinshaw ─────┤
                      │    1834-1920         │
                      │                      └── Hannah Davis
                      │                           1804-1881 
Seth Jacob Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1862               │                      ┌── Seth Barker
D: ?                  │                      │
No Issue              └── Elizabeth Barker ──┤
                           1836-1882         │
                                             └── Margaret Martha Cox
M: Clara E. Hiatt

Seth Jacob Hinshaw     [ID 00255] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul 28 1862, Holly Spring MM, North Carolina.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10  

He married Clara E. Hiatt4,10,11,12 [Asenath Hiatt11], Mar 18 18914,10,11,12, Hamilton County, Indiana4,10,11,12.  Clara, daughter of Isom Hiatt & Asenath Tomlinson, was born Aug 22 1865, Indiana.6,8,9,11,13  

Hiatt family records show her as Clara E., born 8 Mo. 22, 1865, but the Westfield MM Quaker records show her as Asenath, born 8 Mo. 23, 1865.11  

Note that Clara's brother Allan married Seth's cousin, Delphina Hinshaw.  

No children.4  

Seth was wealthy, with several farms in Hamilton County, Indiana.  He taught and farmed.  His farm was three miles southeast of Sheridan, Indiana.  His father and others are buried on this farm.4  

Seth and Clara were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 15-16 1900), Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:6

Henshaw, S. J., head-of-household, age 37, born Jul 1862 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 9 years; farmer; rented home.
Henshaw, Clara, wife, age 34, born Aug 1865 in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; married 9 years [children columns blank].
Hiatt, Acenith, step-mother, age 69, born July 1831 in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; widow; 9 children, 5 living; house work.

Seth and Clara were shown in the 1910 census (May 6 1910), Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:7

Henshaw, Seth, head-of-household, age 47, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first marriage, married 18 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm.
Henshaw, Clara, wife, age 47, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; first marriage, married 18 years.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of brother Lewis.14  

Seth and Clara were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 31 1920), Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:8

Hinshaw, Seth J., head-of-household, age 57, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; owned home; occupation: none.
Hinshaw, Clara, wife, age 54, born in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in Indiana; occupation: none.

Seth and Clara were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:9

Hinshaw, Seth J., head-of-household, age 67, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 28; owned home; occupation: farmer.
Hinshaw, Clara E., wife, age 64, born in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 24; occupation: none.

Seth and Clara were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 27 1940), "Adams Township Gravel Roads", Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:13

Hinshaw, Seth J., head-of-household, age 77, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned farm ($1850 value); occupation: retired farmer, farm.
Hinshaw, Clara E., wife, age 74, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.


Sources

  1. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  2. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  3. "Charles and Hannah (Matson) Davis and their descendants" by Earl H. Davis, microfilm #1011836, Item 2, in the LDS Family History Library.
  4. Family history information contributed by Waldo Hinshaw.
  5. 1870 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; page 5A, line #33, dwelling #66, family #69.
  6. 1900 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; ED 78, page 24B, line #80, dwelling #220, family #221.
  7. 1910 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; ED 91, page 24A, line #14, dwelling #175, family #178.
  8. 1920 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T625-435, ED 111, page 9A, line #10, dwelling #207, family #207.
  9. 1930 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T626-590, ED 3, page 1A, line #49, dwelling #15, family #15.
  10. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book C-2, page 11).
  11. "Hiatt-Hiett Genealogy and Family History" by William Perry Johnson, microfilm #1421712, item 5, in the LDS Family History Library.
  12. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book 8, page 407).
  13. 1940 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T627-1050, ED 29-3, page 13A, line #15, household #278.
  14. 1910 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; ED 91, page 24A, line #8, dwelling #174, family #177.


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