Mary Hinshaw

Mary Hinshaw
B: c1825
D: ?    
M: David Ball

Mary Hinshaw     [ID 02616] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Mary Hinshaw1,2 [Mary Henshaw3, Polly Hinshaw1].

Born about 1825, Indiana.1,4,5  

She married David Ball, Jan 21 1847, Wayne County, Indiana.1,2,3,6  David, son of Samuel Ball & Mary "Polly" Hedrick, was born Mar 5 1822, Wayne County, Indiana.1,4,5,7,8,9,10,11  


Alison/Allison B. Ball, born Nov 7 1847 [Nov 1849], Wayne County, Indiana; died May 6 1912, Preble County, Ohio; buried Mound Hill Cemetery, Eaton, Ohio; married Margaret Beaver, c1870. 12,13
Abigail/Jane Ball, born c1849, Indiana.
Samuel Ball, born c1852, Indiana.
Lyndon/Lynden/Lindon W. Ball, born c1854, Indiana; died Aug 28 1886; buried Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wayne County, Indiana. 14
Orlando Sylvenus Ball, born c1857; married Iva Study, Oct 19 1876, Wayne County, Indiana. 15
Isaac Ball, born c1859.

Mary and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 12 1850), New Garden Township, Wayne County, Indiana:4

David Ball, age 27, born in Indiana; farmer.
Mary Ball, age 35, born in Indiana.
Alison Ball, age 2, born in Indiana.
Abigail Ball, age 1, born in Indiana.

Mary and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 16 1860), Union Township, Howard County, Indiana:5

David Ball, age 38; farmer; $600 real estate; $350 personal property.
Mary Ball, age 35.
Allison Ball, age 12; attended school.
Jane Ball, age 11; attended school.
Samuel Ball, age 8; attended school.
Lindon Ball, age 6.
Orlando Ball, age 3.
Isaac Ball, age 1.

It appears that Mary probably died before 1870.7,8,16  

David and sons were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 25 1870), in the household of a Benjamin & Salena Thorn, Green Township, Wayne County, Indiana:7

Ball, May [unclear], age 81 [unclear], born in New Jersey; keeps house.
Ball, David, age 48, born in Indiana; farm laborer.
Ball, Samuel, age 17, born in Indiana; attended school.
Ball, Lynden, age 16, born in Indiana; attended school.

David was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 16 1880), living in (working in) the household of Isaac & Mary Davis, Clay Township, Wayne County, Indiana:8

Ball, David, servant, age 58, born in Indiana; father born in Virginia; mother born in Pennsylvania; widower; farm laborer.

David died Jun 19 1900, Williamsburg, Wayne County, Indiana; age 78y 3m 14d.11,17  

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  1. "Family Tree Maker, Family Archives, World Family Tree", Vol. 3, by Broderbund Software, a collection of individual family group submissions.
  2. "Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850", Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division:
  3. Wayne County, Indiana Marriage Licence Database:
  4. 1850 census, New Garden Township, Wayne County, Indiana; roll M432-180, page 274B, line #32, dwelling #100, family #100.
  5. 1860 census, Nevada P.O., Union Township, Howard County, Indiana; roll M653-266, page 660, line #28, dwelling #1111, family #1070.
  6. Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division; Database to an Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850:
  7. 1870 census, Greens Fork P.O., Green Township, Wayne County, Indiana; roll M593-370, page 354A-B, line #40, dwelling #113, family #119.
  8. 1880 census, Clay Township, Wayne County, Indiana; roll T9-321, ED 60, page 113D, line #12, dwelling #117, family #120.
  9. Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920;
  10. Wayne County, Indiana, Death Records Index, 1882-1920;
  11. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011;
  12. 1900 census, Jackson Township, Preble County, Ohio; roll T623-1315, ED 107, page 1A, line #34, dwelling #7, family #7.
  15. Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941;
  16. Speculation.

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