┌── William Hinshaw │ 1759-1807 ┌── Uriah Hinshaw ─────────┤ │ 1785-1843 │ │ └── Margaret Hunt │ 1765-1828 Evan Hinshaw ────┤ B: 1810 │ ┌── Evan Lewis D: 1873 │ │ └── Mary Elizabeth Lewis ──┤ 1783-1837 │ └── Susannah Moon M: Nancy Hackney ├── Aaron Thompson Hinshaw (1837-1910) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 ├── Jane Hinshaw (1840-1883) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 ├── Mary Hinshaw (1842-1889) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 ├── Serene Hinshaw (1844-1853) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 ├── Ruth E. Hinshaw (c1850-?) 8,10 M: Ruth Sopher ├── Nancy Hinshaw (1855-1919) 3,5,7,8,10 ├── Hannah Elizabeth Hinshaw (1858-1884) 3,5,8,10 └── Evan Joseph Hinshaw (1860-1861) 3,5
|Evan Hinshaw [ID 00413]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born 1-18-1810, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson County, Tennessee.2,3,4,5,6,8,10,11,12 Evan was born on the same day as his third cousin, Ruth Hinshaw.
On Apr 16 1835 Evan purchased 80 acres of land in Madison County, Indiana.13 In this land record he was described as "Evan Hinshaw of Blount County, Tennessee".13
Just one month later, on May 20 1835, Evan purchased an additional 40 acres in Madison County.13 In this land record he was described as "Evan Hinshaw of Wayne County, Indiana",13 which seems to indicate he had at least temporarily moved to Indiana by 1835.
He married Nancy Hackney, Feb 11 1836, Blount County, Tennessee.1,2,4,5,14,15,16 Nancy, daughter of Aaron Hackney & Jane Jones5,9, was born 10-15-18125,9 [10-15-18132,4], Blount County, Tennessee5,9.
Note that Evan's brother Ezra also married a Nancy Hackney, a double first cousin to Evan's Nancy.
At Newberry MM on 9-2-1837, Evan condemned his marriage "contrary to discipline".11
At Newberry MM on 3-3-1838, Evan & family were granted a certificate to Walnut Ridge MM, Indiana.11
At Back Creek MM (Indiana) on 5-18-1839, Evan, Nancy, & son Aaron Thompson Hinshaw were received on certificates from Newberry MM, Tennessee, endorsed by Walnut Ridge MM.2,4
In the year 1839, when the Friends of Back Creek were about to build a big brick meeting house, they made a ratio of apportionment, which is interesting as it showed who were the paying members at that time and their financial ratings. Some Friends were assessed at a rate of four and one half percent, some at three percent, some at two and one half percent, others lower. Under an assessment of two per cent was Evan Hinshaw. Under an assessment of one and one half percent was brother Charles Hinshaw.17
Evan and family were shown in the 1840 census, Grant County, Indiana:18
At Back Creek MM on 9-16-1847, Evan & family were granted a certificate to Pleasant Plain MM, Iowa.2
At Pleasant Plain MM (Iowa) on 1-26-1848, Evan & wife Nancy & minor children Aaron, Jane, Mary, & Serena were received on a certificate from Back Creek MM dated 11-18-1847 [??].3
Evan and family were shown in the 1850 census, Jasper County, Iowa:6
Nancy died Jun 24 18524,5,7,9 [Dec 24 185219], Indiana4,5,7,9; buried Spring Creek Friends Cemetery, near Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa4,5,7,9.
He then married Ruth Sopher3,5,7 [Ruth Sopher Hockett5,7,20], Nov 9 18533,5,7. Ruth, daughter of Joseph+Phoebe Sopher, was born 1-19-1819, Washington County, Pennsylvania.3,8,10
Ruth had been previously married to Moses Hockett, by whom she had a daughter Phebe Hockett. Phebe Hockett married Enoch Janeway and had a daughter Samantha Janeway, who then married Evan's nephew William Ezra Hinshaw.7
Evan and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 2 1860), Jasper County, Iowa:8
Evan and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 1 1870), Kellogg Township, Jasper County, Iowa:10
Evan Hinshaw died Oct 19 1873.4,5,7,20
Ruth died Feb 27 1874.5,7
Photo: Evan Hinshaw family bible: birth records 5
Photo: Evan Hinshaw family bible: marriage records 5
Photo: Evan Hinshaw family bible: death records 5
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