┌── William Hinshaw │ c1772-? ┌── Thomas Hinshaw ──┤ │ 1797-1869 │ │ └── Jane Hamm │ William P. Hinshaw ───┤ B: c1830 │ D: ? │ └── Elizabeth - 1809-1849 M: Nancy Hall ├── Mary E. Hinshaw (c1853-?) 1,2,3 ├── Susanah Hinshaw (c1855-?) 1,2,3 ├── Nancy E. Hinshaw 1 └── James T. Hinshaw (1858-1922) 1,4
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William P. Hinshaw1,5,6 [William P. Henshaw1].
Born about 1830, Alabama.1,5,6
He married Nancy Hall, Jan 26 1852, Jackson County, Alabama.7,8,9 Nancy was born about 1834, Alabama.3
On Dec 1 1859 William Hinshaw acquired 120 acres of land in Jackson County, Alabama, recorded at the Huntsville land office. The land patent described him as "William Hinshaw of Jackson County, Alabama".10 On the same date land patents were also issued to Newton Hinshaw, George W. Hinshaw, and Jasper Hinshaw.
William served as a Private during the Civil War. The following document, showing William's involvement in the Home Guard, was recorded in Jackson County, Alabama, Deed Book 4, pg. 50-52:11
Agreement made April 3, 1869 and days following. G. W. N. Stovall, party of the first part, will attempt to collect compensation from the U.S. Government for services rendered in a Home Guard raised under an order of Gen. R. H. Milroy issued Feb. 1st, 1865. In the event that he succeeds he will pay to each Private ten dollars, each Corporal and C.Q.M. fifteen dollars, to each Sergeant twenty dollars and to each Lieutenant and member of the Committee or Company Court twenty five dollars. The others, party of the second part, agree to aid in any way by issuing powers of attorney and all such services. In case of failure of either party to perform as agreed to, each party agrees to pay the other the full sum of one hundred seventy five dollars.
Names (among others):G. W. Hinshaw, 2nd Lieutenant (brother George Washington)Privates:Hinshaw, J. W. (brother John W.)Hinshaw, W. P. (William P.)Hinshaw, William (unidentified)Hinshaw, James (unidentified)Hinshaw, Jasper (Jasper, relationship unknown)Hinshaw, Thomas (unidentified)
William apparently died before 1860 (in spite of the above document).
Widow Nancy was shown in the 1860 census living in the household of Sam Hall (perhaps her brother), Jackson County, Alabama:2
Nancy remarried on Dec 3 1866 to William M. Wann in Jackson County, Alabama.9,12
Nancy and her new husband William M. Wann were shown in the 1870 census, Jackson County, Alabama:3,13
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