┌── Jacob Allen Hinshaw
┌── Simpson Scott Hinshaw ──┤
│ 1848-1901 │
│ └── Peninah Scott
Millicent Alice Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1869 │ ┌── Henry Peele
D: 1940 │ │
└── Rachel Outland Peele ───┤
└── Millicent (Peele)
M: Bartin Grant Ward
M: John D. Best
Millicent Alice Hinshaw [ID 03908]
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Millicent Alice Hinshaw1 [Millie Ann Hinshaw2, Nettie Alice Hinshaw3].
Born Apr 15 1869, Cherry Grove MM, Indiana.2,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
She married Bartin Grant Ward1,11,12 [Grant Ward8,11], Sep 3 18871,11,12. Bartin, son of Charles W. Ward & Pernissia Jones11,13, was born 186711,13 [May - 18668], Indiana11,13.
Barton's parents and family13 were next-door neighbors to the family of Millie's cousin Elza Hinshaw14 (it is unknown if this was how they met).
Lavonnia Hazel Ward, born Mar 1888 / Aug 1889; died 1980; married Fred Raymond Davis, Nov 27 1907.
Coila Faye Ward, born Oct 17 1890, Indiana; died Nov 11 1996; married Earl Heston, 1911.
Fred Francis Ward, born Dec 2 1892, Indiana; died Aug 13 1975; married Lena Ninetta Kramer (1896-1961).
Glen Earl Ward, born Oct 17 1895, Indiana; died Aug 28 1981; married 1) - Nichols, 2) Wilma Ethelene Tweedy (1900-1982), Sep 3 1921.
Flavia Winnifred Ward, born Feb 10 1902, Arkansas; died Jan 10 2002; married John Macy (1886-1980), Oct 1927.
Millie and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 15 1900), 102 Park Ave., Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana:8
Ward, Grant, head-of-household, age 33, born May 1866 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 12 years; occupation: day laborer; rented home.
Ward, Millie, wife, age 31, born April 1869 in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in North Carolina; married 12 years; 4 children, 4 living.
Ward, Levonia, daughter, age 11, born Aug 1889 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school 8 months.
Ward, Colia, daughter, age 9, born Oct 1890 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school 7 months.
Ward, Fredie, son, age 7, born Dec 1892 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school 8 months.
Ward, Glen, son, age 4, born Oct 1895 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
In 1901 Millicent and family were still living in Alexandria, Indiana.15
Millie and children were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), 540 W. Will Street, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana:9
Ward, Millie A., head-of-household, age 41, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in North Carolina; first marriage, married 22 years; 5 children, 5 living; occupation: none; rented home.
Ward, Coila F, daughter, age 19, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: operator, telephone office.
Ward, Fred F, son, age 17, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: glassworker, mold holder.
Ward, Glen E, son, age 14, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: glassworker, carrier; attended school.
Ward, Flova W, daughter, age 8, born in Arkansas; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Bartin died Mar 5 1914, Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana; buried Parkview Cemetery, Alexandria, Indiana.1,11
She then married John D. Best, Apr 15 1914.1 John was born about 1860, Ohio.10,12
Millie and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9-10 1920), 2915 South Madison Street, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana:10
Best, John D. [initial unclear], head-of-household, age 60, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; owned home; occupation: assembler, [..unclear..].
Best, Millie A., wife, age 50, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in North Carolina.
Ward, Flova W., daughter, age 17, born in Arkansas; parents born in Indiana; occupation: sales lady, retail clothing.
Millie and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 18 1930), White River Township, Randolph County, Indiana:12
Best, John D., head-of-household, age 70, born in Ohio; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Ohio; first married at age 55; owned home ($1000 value); radio in home; occupation: laborer, odd jobs; not a veteran.
Best, Millie A., wife, age 62, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in North Carolina; first married at age 18.
Millicent Alice Hinshaw died Jun 21 1940, buried Fountain Park Cemetary, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.1
Millie's obituary was published in the "Union City Times-Gazette" on Friday, June 21, 1940:3
Death claims Nettie A. Best. - Mother-in-law of Judge John W. Macy to be buried Saturday.
Mrs. Nettie Alice Best, 71, mother-in-law of Judge John W. Macy, died Wednesday night at 10 o'clock at the Randolph County hospital, where she has been a patient for several weeks.
Mrs. Best made her home east of Lynn, having moved there a few years ago from the vicinity of Winchester.
She was the daughter of Rev. Simpson Hinshaw, pioneer Quaker preacher of the White River community.
Survivors include the husband, John D. Best, of Lynn, three daughters, Mrs. John Macy of Winchester, Mrs. Earl Heston of Ridgeville and Mrs. Fred Davis of Gaston; two sons, Glen Ward of Peoria, Ill., and Fred Ward of Muncie; two brothers Dr. Earl Hinshaw and Bert Hinshaw, both of Richmond, and two sisters, Mrs. Charles Albright of Richmond and Mrs. Porter Chenoweth of Lynn.
The body was removed to the Clark and Maynard funeral home, where it will remain until after the funeral service, which will be conducted Saturday at 2 p. m., with Rev. G. M. Payne officiating. Interment will be in the Fountain Park cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home at any time.
John died Mar 14 1949, buried Fountain Park Cemetary, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.1
For more information on Millie's descendents down to current generations, contact Cindy Wallace:
Photo: Millicent Alice Hinshaw
- Contribution from Cindy Wallace ().
- The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS)
International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
- "Union City Times-Gazette", Friday, Jun 21 1940:
- "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 2,
subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII",
(a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on
his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
- "Webster Parry's Abstracts of Quaker Records", LDS microfilm #0367987
- 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll M593-354, page 451A, line #39, dwelling #216, family #216.
- 1880 census, Lynn, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, ED 173, page 271B, line #23, dwelling #141, family #141.
- 1900 census, Alexandria, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T623-386, ED 97, page 14A, line #24, dwelling #249, family #288.
- 1910 census, Winchester, White River Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T624-376, ED 150, page 1A, line #30, dwelling #8, family #8.
- 1920 census, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana; roll T625-426, ED 41, page 9A, line #35, dwelling #182, family #206.
- Posting Mar 27 2000 to LOWER-DELMARVA-ROOTS-L by Marcie ().
- 1930 census, White River Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T626-624, ED 28, page 10B, line #78, dwelling #221, family #224.
- 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, ED 173, page 275A, line #40, dwelling #209, family #209.
- 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, ED 173, page 275A, line #33, dwelling #208, family #208.
- Obituary of Simpson Scott Hinshaw.
- Photo courtesy of Cindy Wallace ().
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