Jesse Benjamin Hinshaw

                                                    ┌── John Hinshaw
                                                    │    1747-1800 
                          ┌── Benjamin H. Hinshaw ──┤
                          │    1782-1866            │
                          │                         └── Ruth (Pike) Weisner
                          │                              1744-1795 
Jesse Benjamin Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1813                   │                         ┌── William Bowman
D: 1862                   │                         │
                          └── Annas Bowman ─────────┤
                               1790-1865            │
                                                    └── Anna Workman
M: Lydia Cowgill

M: Martha Cary
   ├── Ann M. Henshaw (1840-1918) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Alonzo Hinshaw (1842-1925) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── William Hinshaw (c1846-?) 1,2,3,4,5,6
   ├── Benjamin H. Hinshaw (c1849-?) 1,2,3,4,5,6

M: Mary J. Abbott
   ├── Martha B. Hinshaw (1854-1917) 1,2,4,5,6,7,8
   ├── Charles F. Hinshaw (1856-?) 1,2,4,5,7
   ├── John T. Hinshaw (1858-1897) 1,2,4,5,7,9
   ├── Joseph H. Hinshaw (1860-1938) 1,2,5,7,9
   ├── Jesse G. Hinshaw (1862-1893) 1,2,5,7,9
   └── Harriett A. Hinshaw (1865-1926) 1,2,5,7,9

Jesse Benjamin Hinshaw     [ID 00394] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul 13 1813, Marlborough MM, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,3,4,10,11,12,13  

At New Garden MM on 1-17-1835, Jesse B. was granted a certificate to Whitewater MM.14  

At Whitewater MM on 1-28-1835, Jesse B. was received on a certificate from New Garden MM.15  

He married Lydia Cowgill, Dec 12 1835, Wayne County, Indiana.14,15,16,17  

At Whitewater MM on 1-27-1836, Jesse B. condemned his marriage contrary to discipline & was received in membership.15  

At New Garden MM on 2-20-1836, Lydia Cowgill was reported married contrary to discipline by Newport PM; on 8-19-1836, Lydia Hinshaw (formerly Cowgill) condemned her marriage contrary to discipline; membership retained.  On 6-18-1836 Lydia was granted a certificate to Whitewater MM.14  

At Whitewater MM on 7-27-1836, Lydia was received on a certificate from New Garden MM.15  

At Whitewater MM on 10-26-1836, Jesse B. & wife Lydia were granted a certificate to Duck Creek MM.15  

At Duck Creek MM on 12-22-1836, Jesse B. & Lydia were received on a certificate from Whitewater MM.18  

He then married Martha Cary1,2,13,16,19 [Martha Stratton20, Martha Strattan16,21], Feb 9 18401,2,13,16,19, Henry County, Indiana1,2,13,16,19.  Martha, daughter of Waitstill/Weitzel Munson Cary & Nancy Rock, was born Jan 20 1809, Ohio.1,3,19  

Martha had been previously married Jan 26 1832 to Benjamin Stratton,19 by whom she had a daughter, Nancy C. Stratton.3  

Martha's father, Waitsell Munson Cary, was the founder of the town of Knightstown.22,23  For more on Martha's family and the Cary genealogy contact Dr. Deina Stewart:

Jesse and family were shown in the 1840 census, Henry County, Indiana:24

Jesse B. Hinshaw household:
1 male under age 5 (??)
1 male age 20-30 (Jesse)
1 female age 6-10 (??)
1 female age 30-40 (Martha)

Jesse and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 16 1850), Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana:3

Jesse B. Henshaw, age 36, born in North Carolina; blacksmith; $5000 real estate.
Martha Henshaw, age 41, born in Ohio.
Nancy C. Strattan, age 17, born in Indiana.
Ann M. Henshaw, age 9, born in Indiana; attended school.
Alonzo Henshaw, age 7, born in Indiana; attended school.
William Henshaw, age 3, born in Indiana.
Benjamin Henshaw, age 11 months, born in Indiana.
William H. Fentress, age 18, born in North Carolina; blacksmith.

Martha died Jul 14 1852.1,5  

He then married Mary J. Abbott1,2,25 [Mary J. (Abbott) Stout1], Aug 28 18531,2,25, Henry County, Indiana1,2,25.  Mary was born Mar 20 1827, Kentucky.1,4,5,7,9  Mary was the widow of a -- Stout.1  

Jesse and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 2-4 1860), Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana:4

Jesse B. Hinshaw, age 46, born in North Carolina; farmer; $14,700 real estate; $1,200 personal property.
Mary Hinshaw, age 33, born in Kentucky.
Ann M. Hinshaw, age 19, born in Indiana; attended school.
Alonzo Hinshaw, age 17, born in Indiana; farming; attended school.
Wm Hinshaw, age 14, born in Indiana; attended school.
Benj. H. Hinshaw, age 10, born in Indiana; attended school.
Martha Hinshaw, age 5, born in Indiana; attended school.
Charles Hinshaw, age 3, born in Indiana.
John Hinshaw, age 1, born in Indiana.

Jesse Benjamin Hinshaw died Jul 27 1862, Knightstown, Indiana; buried Knightstown, Indiana.1,10,26  There is an inconsistency with the reported dates in this family - daughter Harriett's reported 1865 birth date2,5 conflicts with her father's reported 1862 death date.1,26  

Widow Mary and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 30 1870), Knightstown, Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana:7

Hinshaw, Mary J., age 43, born in Kentucky; house keeper; $5,000 real estate; $12,000 personal property.
Hinshaw, Martha, age 16, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Charles F., age 14, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, John T., age 12, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Joseph, age 10, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Jesse, age 8, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Hattie, age 6, born in Indiana.

Widow Mary and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 10 1880), Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana:9

Hinshaw, Mary, age 53, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; widow; housewife.
Hinshaw, John T., son, age 21, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kentucky.
Hinshaw, Joseph H., son, age 19, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kentucky; laborer.
Hinshaw, Jessie G., son, age 17, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kentucky; works in bagging factory.
Hinshaw, Hattie A., daughter, age 15, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kentucky; attended school.

Widow Mary and son Joseph were shown in the 1900 census, Knightstown, Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana:27

Hinshaw, Mary, head-of-household, age 73, born Mar 1827 in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; 7 children, 3 living; owns home.
Hinshaw, Joseph H, son, age 39, born Oct 1860 in Indiana; father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky; printer.
Trees, Adolph B [unclear], age 18, servant.

Mary died Dec 13 190728 [Dec 6 19071,5], Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan28.  

Mary's obituary was published in "The South Bend Weekly Tribune" (South Bend, Indiana) on Saturday, December 14, 1907, page 9:28

Mrs. Mary Henshaw.  

Mrs. Mary Henshaw, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Solon Benbow, of Kalamazoo, Mich., at 9 o'clock yesterday morning, after nearly a year of suffering.  She was 80 years old last March.  Mrs. Henshaw made her home in this city for some time with her daughter, Mrs. W. B. Hollingsworth.  Besides Mrs. Benbow and Mrs. Hollingsworth, one son, Joseph Henshaw, of Knightstown, Ind., survives her.  The funeral will be held Monday afternoon in Kalamazoo.


Sources

  1. "Hinshaw-Bernard and Related Families" by Cordelia E. Bogue Wright, in the Family History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS), microfiche #6019151.
  2. Contribution from A. M. Greenlee ().
  3. 1850 census, Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll M432-151, page 278; line #20, dwelling #401, family #401.
  4. 1860 census, Knightstown P.O., Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll M653-266, page 456; line #6, dwelling #27, family #27.
  5. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  6. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  7. 1870 census, Knightstown, Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll M593-323, page 299; line #4, dwelling #104, family #107.
  8. Contribution from William R. Benbow ().
  9. 1880 census, Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana; roll T9-284, ED 13, page 221C; line #32, dwelling #164, family #169.
  10. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  11. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  12. Seth Hinshaw family bible, from "Hinshaw Family Bible Records",
    LDS microfilm 1906029, Item 1.
  13. "Webster Parry's Abstracts of Quaker Records", LDS microfilm #0367987
  14. "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.
  15. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 1, 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.
  16. "Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850", Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division: http://www.in.gov/library/genealogy.htm
  17. Wayne County, Indiana, marriage records database:
    http://www.co.wayne.in.us/marriage/retrieve.cgi.
  18. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 4, 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.
  19. Cary, Seth C., "John Cary the Plymouth Pilgrim". Dorchester Center, Boston, 1911.
  20. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  21. "Indiana Marriages to 1850" (www.ancestry.com).
  22. Biographical sketch of Waitsell Munson Cary:
    http://members.tripod.com/~debmurray/henry/henbioref-56.htm#wcary.
  23. Contribution from Dr. Deina Stewart ().
  24. 1840 census, Henry County, Indiana; USGenWeb Archives (page 142, line 23).
  25. Henry County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1, Vol. 2,
    1850-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration; Book CC-1, page 200.
  26. Contribution from Patrick Joseph Vance ().
  27. 1900 census, Knightstown, Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana; ED 78, sheet 20A, dwelling #536.
  28. Obituary of Mary Henshaw; "The South Bend Weekly Tribune", Dec 14 1907;
    posted Jul 12 2006 by Richard Berkheiser () to INSTJOSE-L.


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