┌── John Hinshaw │ 1747-1800 ┌── Jesse Hinshaw ──┤ │ 1780-1853 │ │ └── Ruth (Pike) Weisner │ 1744-1795 John Milton Hinshaw ───┤ B: 1836 │ D: 1863 │ └── Milli Primm 1803-? M: Rachel A. Gaskill ├── Elizabeth J. Hinshaw (1858-?) 1 └── George Wallace Hinshaw (1860-1918) 2
|John Milton Hinshaw [ID 00365]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born 9-13-1836, Marlborough MM, North Carolina.1,3,4,5
At Bloomfield MM on 8-8-1849, John Milton and his parents were granted certificates to Sugar River MM.5
At Sugar River MM on 4-27-1850, John Milton and his parents were received on certificates from Bloomfield MM.5
At Sugar River MM on 9-10-1853, John M. was disowned for using profane language.5
He married Rachel A. Gaskill, Aug 10 1856, Montgomery County, Indiana.1,6 Rachel, daughter of Mahlon + Amelia Gaskill, was born about 1839, Ohio.1,7
John and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 22 1860), Franklin Township, Montgomery County, Indiana:1
Rachel died Jul - 1860, age 24y 19d; buried Darlington IOOF Cemetery, Darlington, Franklin Township, Montgomery County, Indiana.9,10 (Jul - 1863).11 Rachel is buried with her parents.12 Note that Rachel died in July 1860, the same month son George was born. It's reasonable to assume that she probably died from complications of childbirth.
On Aug 9 1862 John M. Henshaw enlisted as a Private in Company B, 72nd Indiana Infantry13,14 (Company I).15,16,17 Noted for Distinguished Service.13 His regiment was organized at Lafayette, Indiana and was mustered-in Aug 16 1862. It left the state the next day and proceeded to Lebanon Kentucky, where it remained until Bragg's invasion, when it moved with Buell's army. It moved into Tennessee in November and arrived at Murfreesboro on Jan 8 1863, where it was mounted and served as mounted infantry in the campaign against Tullahoma and Chattanooga.13
John Milton Hinshaw died May 22 1863, near Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee; buried Site M-5251, Stones River National Battlefield, 3501 Old Nashville Hwy, Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee.13,15,16,17,18,19
John died while on active duty, due to "chronic diarrhea" (probably dysentery).15
After John & Rachel died, their children were taken-in by Rachel's parents. On Oct 31 1863 Mahlon Gaskill was named guardian of George W. Hinshaw and Lizzie J. Hinshaw, minor heirs of John Hinshaw.20 Rachel's father, Mahlon Gaskill, received pension funds as guardian of her children.12
John & Rachel's children were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 13 1870) living in the household of Rachel's parents in Franklin Township, Montgomery County, Indiana:2
Photo: John Milton Hinshaw gravestone Stones River National Battlefield 10
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