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Catherine Hinshaw

                     ┌── Elias Hinshawc1786-c1840
                     │
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Catherine Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1818              │                    ┌── Katherine Martin
D: 1878              │                    │
                     └── Sarah Williams ──┤
                          1789-?          │
                                          └── Benjamin Williams
M: Adam Surber III

Catherine Hinshaw     [ID 02625] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

    (Catherine Hinshaw)a    (Catherine Henshaw)b,c

Born Mar 22 1818.d,a,e,f

Catherine was shown in the 1850 census (Oct 2 1850), still living at home with her widowed mother and siblings in Madison County, Iowa:e

Catharine Henshaw, age 32, born in Ohio.

She married Adam Surber III, after Mar 7 1851, probably in Warren County, Iowa.a,b    Adam, son of Adam Surber, Jr. & Ruth Hubble, was born Feb 12 1812, Washington County, Virginia.g,f,h    (Feb 6 1812, as computed from age at death on gravestone).i

Adam was originally from Virginia, had moved to Indiana, and then finally to Warren County, Iowa, where he had a farm north of Indianola, Iowa.b    This was Adam's second marriage - he had previously been married to Elizabeth Harrell who had died Mar 7 1851.j,b,h

Adam and Elizabeth had been original members of the North River Christian Church, north of Indianola.b

Children:j,b,f,k

Elias Bryant Surber, born c1854, Iowa.
Anna Eliza (or Eliza Ann/Anne) Surber, born c1855, Iowa; married W.C. Bishop, Nov 2 1870, Warren County, Iowa. l
John William Surber, born Nov 4 1856, Iowa; died Nov 6 1913; married Dec 2 1883, Harriet Rilla "Hattie" Phillips. g,m

Adam Surber was shown in the 1852 Iowa state census, Greenfield Township, Polk County, Iowa (page 007),n and again in the 1853 Iowa state census, Greenfield Township, Warren County, Iowa.o

Catherine and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 5 1860), Greenfield Township, Warren County, Iowa, with Catherine's sister Rebecca living in their household:f

Adam Surber, age 48, born in Virginia; farmer; $1000 real estate; $300 personal property.
Catharine Surber, age 42, born in Ohio.
Augustus Surber, age 15, born in Indiana; attended school.
Isaac B. Surber, age 13, born in Indiana; attended school.
Francis M. Surber, age 11, born in Iowa; attended school.
Elias P. [middle initial unclear] Surber, age 6, born in Iowa.
Eliza Ann Surber, age 5, born in Iowa.
John W. Surber, age 3, born in Iowa.
Rebecca R. Henshaw, age 26, born in Indiana; cannot read or write.
Isaac Wright, age 24, born in Ohio; saw miller; $500 personal property.

Catherine and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 11 1870), Jackson Township, Warren County, Iowa (page 338).k   
Surber, Adam, age 58, born in Virginia; farmer; $1500 real estate; $900 personal property.
Surber, Catharine, age 52, born in Ohio; keeping house.
Surber, Elias, age 16, born in Iowa.
Surber, Eliza, age 15, born in Iowa.
Surber, John age 13, born in Iowa.

Adam died Jan 12 1877, Indianola, Warren County, Iowa; age 64y 11m 6d; buried North River Cemetery, near the North River Christian Church, north of Indianola, Warren County, Iowa.a,b,h,p,i

Catherine Hinshaw died Mar 13 1878, Warren County, Iowa; buried North River Cemetery, near the North River Christian Church, north of Indianola, Warren County, Iowa.q,b,h,p    Catherine and Adam are buried next to Adam's first wife Eliza.b

Catherine committed suicide with an overdose of morphine.    Her death was reported on Mar 21 1878 in the "Warrent County Record":r

Surber, Mrs. Catherine, living 4 miles southwest of St. Marys died 13 March 1878 from an overdose of morphine administered by her own hands.    She was 60 years old.

(photo)Photo: gravestone: Adam Surber North River Cemetery i


SOURCES

(a) Contribution from Elvina Hiatt () citing:
Family information.

(b) Contribution from Connie Lautenbach ().

(c) Contribution from Elvina Hiatt () citing:
1850 census, Madison County, Iowa; dwelling #729, family #784.

(d) Posting Dec 21 2001 by Elvina Hiatt () to the Hinshaw GenForum:
http://genforum.genealogy.com/hinshaw/messages/227.html.

(e) 1850 census, Madison County, Iowa; roll M432-187, page 140A, line #11, dwelling #727, family #784.

(f) 1860 census, Greenfield Township, Warren County, Iowa; roll M653-341, page 123/787, line #30, dwelling #882, family #838
http://www.rootsweb.com/~cenfiles/ia/warren/1860/pg00118.txt.

(g) Posting Feb 14 2000 to SURBER-L by Elvina Hiatt ().

(h) Posting Sep 23 2005 by Michael () to SURBER-L.

(i) Gravestone photo courtesy of Michael ().

(j) Contribution from Elvina Hiatt ().

(k) 1870 census, Indianola P.O., Jackson Township, Warren County, Iowa; roll M593-423, page 338-339, line #38, dwelling #29, family #30.

(l) Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900; http://www.ancestry.com.

(m) Posting Jan 24 2004 to SURBER-L by Elvina Hiatt ().

(n) 1852 Iowa State Census Index.

(o) 1853 Iowa State Census, Warren County, Iowa; USGenWeb Archives:
http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/warren/census/1853.txt.

(p) http://www.rootsweb.com/~iawarren/cemeteries/cm-noriv.htm.

(q) Contribution from Elvina Hiatt () citing:
"Warren County, Iowa Deaths, Probates, and Obituaries from Warren County
Newspapers 1877-1889", compiled 1994 by Warren County Genealogical Society.

(r) Contribution from Elvina Hiatt () citing:
"The Warren County Record", March 21, 1878, Death P. 3 Col. 3; from
"Warren County, Iowa Deaths, Probates, and Obituaries from Warren County
Newspapers 1877-1889", compiled 1994 by Warren County Genealogical Society.


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