William Lucas Hinshaw

                            ┌── Elias Hinshawc1786-c1840
                            │
                            │
William Lucas Hinshaw ──────┤
B: 1823                     │                    ┌── Katherine Martin
D: 1890                     │                    │
                            └── Sarah Williams ──┤
                                 1789-?          │
                                                 └── Benjamin Williams
M: Nancy I. -

M: Mary Elizabeth Ledington
   ├── Lucinda Alice Hinshaw (1859-1890) 1,2
   ├── Amanda Hinshaw (1861-c1865) 1
   ├── Joseph Clayton Hinshaw (1863-1938) 1,2
   └── George Washington Hinshaw (1865-1920) 1,2

M: Rachel -

William Lucas Hinshaw     [ID 02628] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

William Lucas Hinshaw3 [Lucas Hinshaw1, William Henshaw4, William Hanshaw5].

Born 1823, Highland County, Ohio.1,6,7,8,9,10,11  

William made several overland trips across the plains.6  His gravemarker is engraved with "Wagon Train Pilot".11  

He married Nancy I. -, 1850.1,12,13  Nancy was born about 1830, Virginia.7,12  

William and Nancy were shown in the 1850 census (Oct 2 1850), Madison County, Iowa, apparently living on his parents' farm as they were shown living with William's widowed mother Sarah and several siblings:12

William Henshaw, age 25, born in Ohio; farmer; married within the year.
Nancy I. Henshaw, age 19, born in Virginia; married within the year.
Sarah Henshaw, age 59, born in North Carolina; cannot read or write.
Catharine Henshaw, age 32, born in Ohio.
Silas Henshaw, age 18, born in Indiana; farmer.
Rebecca R. Henshaw, age 16, born in Indiana.

William and family were shown in the 1851 Iowa state census, Madison County, Iowa:14

William Henshaw; 3 persons total in household.

William and family were shown in the 1854 Iowa state census, Madison County, Iowa:15

Williams Hinshaw household:
1 male.
2 females.
1 voter.
1 militia.
3 persons total in household.

William and Nancy were shown in the 1856 Iowa state census, Madison County, Iowa:7

William Hinshaw, age 32, born in Ohio; resident of Iowa 7 years; farmer; native voter; militia; owner of land; 54 acres of improved land, 146 acres of unimproved land.
Nancy Hinshaw, age 26, born in Virginia; resident of Iowa 7 years.
Silas Hinshaw, age 23, born in Indiana; resident of Iowa 7 years; farmer; native voter; militia; owner of land; 160 acres of unimproved land.
Melvina E. Hinshaw, age 22, born in Kentucky.

He then married Mary Elizabeth Ledington, Sep 19 1858, Platte County, Missouri.1,3,5,16,17  Mary, daughter of Jeremiah Ledington & Mary "Lucy" Ruth1, was born about 18421, Missouri1 [Kentucky8].  

William and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 11 1860), Madison County, Iowa:8

William Hinshaw, age 36, born in Ohio; farmer; $1200 real estate; $250 personal property.
Mary E Hinshaw, age 18, born in Kentucky.
Lucinda A Hinshaw, age 11 months, born in Iowa.

Mary died about 1866, Kansas.1  

Widower William and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 30 1870), Madison County, Iowa; living with them was William's sister Rebecca:9

Henshaw, William, age 46, born in Ohio; farmer; $1000 real estate; $500 personal property.
Henshaw, Lucinda A, age 11, born in Iowa; works at home; attended school.
Henshaw, Joseph C, age 7, born in Iowa; works at home.
Henshaw, George W, age 5, born in Kansas; works at home.
Henshaw, Rebecca R, age 36, born in Indiana; house keeper; cannot read or write.

He then married Rachel -.3  

William was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 12-14 1880), living in the household of nephew Sanford Hinshaw in Douglas Precinct, Polk County, Oregon:10

Hinshaw, William, uncle, age 57, born in Ohio; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; widower; farmer.

William Lucas Hinshaw died 1890, Drift Creek, Lincoln County, Oregon; buried Toledo Cemetery, Toledo, Lincoln County, Oregon.1,3,11,18  

See also: William F. Hinshaw who married a Rachel in 1866.  

See also: Ellis Hinshaw who was also married in Platte County, Missouri about this same time.  

See also: Lydia Henshaw who was also married in Platte County, Missouri about this same time.

(photo)Photo: William Lucas Hinshaw

(photo)Photo: William Lucas Hinshaw grave marker Toledo Cemetery 11,18


Sources

  1. Contribution from Sherry Fleischer ().
  2. 1870 census, Madison Township, Madison County, Iowa; page 71B, line #8, dwelling #92, family #92.
  3. Contribution from Lucille Bigelow ().
  4. 1850 census, Madison County, Iowa; page 140A, line #11, dwelling #729, family #784.
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Missouri.
  6. "The Brazen Overlanders of 1845", by Donna M. Wojcik, contributed by Lucille Bigelow ().
  7. 1856 Iowa state census, Union Township, Madison County, Iowa; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1860 census, Jefferson Township, Madison County, Iowa; roll M653-333; page 11, line #37, dwelling #84, family #84:
    http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/madison/census/1860/pg00001.txt.
  9. 1870 census, Earlham P.O., Madison Township, Madison County, Iowa; roll M593-407, page 71B, line #8, dwelling #92, family #92.
  10. 1880 census, Douglas Precinct, Polk County, Oregon; roll T9-1083, ED 103, page 454A, line #16, dwelling #103, family #104.
  11. Grave marker photo courtesy of Anne Trussell ().
  12. 1850 census, Madison County, Iowa; roll M432-187, page 140A, line #11, dwelling #727, family #784.
  13. Posting Dec 21 2001 by Elvina Hiatt () to the Hinshaw GenForum:
    http://genforum.genealogy.com/hinshaw/messages/227.html.
  14. 1851 Iowa state census, Madison County, Iowa; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. 1854 Iowa state census, Union Township, Madison County, Iowa; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. "Missouri Marriages 1851-1900" (www.ancestry.com).
  17. "Missouri, 1851-1900 Marriage Index".
  18. http://www.findagrave.com.


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