Charles Hinshaw

                                              ┌── William Hinshaw
                                              │    1759-1807 
                   ┌── Uriah Hinshaw ─────────┤
                   │    1785-1843             │
                   │                          └── Margaret Hunt
                   │                               1765-1828 
Charles Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1811            │                          ┌── Evan Lewis
D: 1895            │                          │
                   └── Mary Elizabeth Lewis ──┤
                        1783-1837             │
                                              └── Susannah Moon
M: Sarah Lee
   ├── Uriah Hinshaw (1835-1841) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Mary Hinshaw (1838-?) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
   ├── John Hinshaw (1840-1864) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
   ├── Rachel Hinshaw (1843-1864) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
   ├── Ruth B. Hinshaw (1846-1909) 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
   ├── Zimri Hinshaw (1849-1892) 3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12
   ├── Anna Jane Hinshaw (1853-1938) 3,4,5,6,8,9,10
   ├── Rodema Newlin Hinshaw (1856-1892) 3,4,5,6,9,10
   └── Ellen M. Hinshaw (1860-1937) 3,6,10,11,12

Charles Hinshaw     [ID 00414] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 8-18-18112,4,13,14,15 [about 18107,11], Lost Creek MM, Jefferson County, Tennessee2,4,13,14,15.  

He married Sarah Lee, Mar 29 1834, Wayne County, Indiana.1,2,5,6,8,15,16,17,18  Sarah Lee, daughter of John Lee & Rachel Hill2,4,5,6,7,9,10,11 [John Lee & Hannah Morris3], was born 5-18-18152,4,5,6,7,9,10,11, Tennessee2,4,5,6,7,9,10,11.  Sarah was the niece of Ephraim Lee and Sarah Hinshaw.6  

At Newberry MM on 5-3-1834, Charles was granted a certificate to Duck Creek MM, Indiana.13  

At Mississinewa MM (Grant County, Indiana) on 3-18-1835, Charles was received on a certificate from Newberry MM, Blount County, Tennessee, endorsed from Duck Creek MM, Indiana.2  

At Mississinewa MM on 4-16-1835, Charles was disowned for his marriage contrary to discipline.2  
On 4-16-1835 Mississinewa MM recorded:19

Mississinaway Monthly Meeting of friends held the 16th of 4th mo 1835
...  
Back Creek Preparative Meeting complains of Charles Hinshaw accomplishing his marriage contrary to discipline.  John Shugart & Eli [..unclear..] are appointed to visit him on the occasion and report to nex Meeting

On 5-13-1835 Mississinewa MM recorded:19
Mississinaway Monthly Meeting of friends held 13th 5th mo 1835
...  
The friends appointed in the case of Charles Hinshaw report they have had an opportunity with him to but little satisfaction.  John Lamb Seth Winslow and Isaac Elliott are appointed to prepare a testification against him informing him thereof and produce it to next Meeting

On 6-17-1835 Mississinewa MM recorded:19
Mississinaway Monthly Meeting of friends held 17th 6th mo 1835
...  
The friends appointed to prepare a testification against Charles Hinshaw produced one which was approved and signed Daniel Winslow & Charles Baldwin are appointed to serve him with a copy thereof informing him of his right of appeal and report to next Meeting

On 7-15-1835 Mississinewa MM recorded:19
Mississinaway Monthly Meeting of friends held 15th 7th mo 1835
...  
The friends appointed to inform Charles Hinshaw of the proceedings of the Meeting against him report they have complied with the appointment produced one which was approved and signed Daniel Winslow & Charles Baldwin are appointed to serve him with a copy thereof informing him of his right of appeal and report to next Meeting

At Mississinewa MM on 1-11-1837, Sarah was received on a certificate from New Garden MM.2  

On Mar 20 1837 Charles purchased 40 acres of land in Grant County, Indiana.20  Again on Aug 1 1837 Charles purchased an additional 40 acres in Grant County.20  

At Mississinewa MM on 3-19-1838, Charles requested to be re-instated in membership.  This was granted.2  

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 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 one and one half percent was Charles Hinshaw.  Under an assessment of two per cent was brother Evan Hinshaw.21  

Charles and family were shown in the 1840 census, Grant County, Indiana:22

Charles Hinshaw household:
1 male age 5-10 (Uriah).
1 male age 20-30 (Charles).
1 female under age 5 (Mary).
1 female age 20-30 (Sarah).
4 persons total.
1 person engaged in agriculture.

At Back Creek MM on 11-18-1847, Charles & family were granted a certificate to Pleasant Plain MM, Iowa.2  

At Pleasant Plain MM (Iowa) on 1-26-1848, Charles & wife Sarah & minor children Mary, John, Rachel, & Ruth were received on a certificate from Back Creek MM dated 11-18-1847.5  

Charles and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 30 1860), Polk County, Iowa:7

Charles Hinchaw, age 40, born in Tennessee; farmer.
Susan Hinchaw, age 36, born in Tennessee.
Mary Hinchaw, age 12, born in Indiana; attended school.
John Hinchaw, age 10, born in Indiana; attended school.
Rachel Hinchaw, age 7, born in Indiana; attended school.
Ruth Hinchaw, age 4, born in Indiana.
Zemri Hinchaw, age 1, born in Iowa.

Charles and family were shown in the 1860 census, Palmyra Township, Warren County, Iowa:9,23

Charles Henshaw, age 46, born in Tennessee; farmer; $2000 real estate; $300 personal property.
Sarah Henshaw, age 44, born in Tennessee.
Ruth Henshaw, age 14, born in Indiana; attended school.
Zimri Henshaw, age 10, born in Iowa; attended school.
Anna Henshaw, age 7, born in Iowa; attended school.
Rodena Henshaw, age 4, born in Iowa; attended school.
Living nearby were recently married son John,24,25 daughter Mary, and daughter Rachel.  

Charles was a charter member of the Ackworth MM, Warren County, Iowa.5  

At Ackworth MM on 4-27-1861, Charles & family were granted a certificate to Cottonwood MM, Kansas.5  

Charles and family were again shown in the 1870 census (Jul 3 1870), Americus Township, Lyon County, Kansas:10

Charles Henshaw, age 58, born in Tennessee; farmer & nursery; $2500 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Sarah Henshaw, age 55, born in Tennessee; keeping house.
Zimri Henshaw, age 20, born in Iowa; worked at home.
Anna Henshaw, age 17, born in Iowa; worked at home; attended school.
Rodena M. Henshaw, age 13, born in Iowa; worked at home; attended school.
Ellen N. Henshaw, age 9, born in Iowa; attended school.

Charles and family were again shown in the 1880 census (Jun 1880), Americus Township, Lyon County, Kansas:11

Hinshaw, Charles, age 69, born in Tennessee; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Hinshaw, Sarah, wife, age 65, born in Tennessee; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Zemeriah, son. age 30, born in Iowa; parents born in Tennessee; farmer.
Hinshaw, Ellen, daughter, age 19, born in Iowa; parents born in Tennessee; weaver; attended school 4 months.
Emmit Coids [unclear], servant, age 17, born in Kansas; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; servant.
Lee, William C., adopted, age 8, born in Kansas; parents born in Tennessee.

Sarah Lee died Nov 27 1886, buried Cottonwood Cemetery, Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas.3  

Charles Hinshaw died Oct 7 1895, Lyon County, Kansas; age 84.3,4,16,26,27,28,29  

Charlie's obituary was published in the "Emporia Gazette", Emporia, Kansas, on Oct 12 1895.30  

Charles' will was probated Nov 29 1895, mentioning:29

Rachield Bradfield, age 30, grandchild and wife of J.G. Bradfield.
J.G. Bradfield, husband of Rachield Bradfield.
Charles L. Brickell, age 15, grandchild.
George W. Brickell, age 13, grandchild.
Zimri A. Brickell, age 12, grandchild.
Curtis Brickell, age 8, grandchild.
John B. Brickell, age 5, grandchild.
Dawlin Brickell, age 3, grandchild.
John E. Coats, age 35, grandchild.
William E. Coats, age 33, grandchild.
Sallie. Coats, age 30, grandchild.
Martindale. Coats, age 21.
Ruth Comer, age 25, grandchild.
Elizabeth Libbie Craft, age 30, grandchild.
Reese Craft, Libbie's husband.
Ruth B. Hiatt, age 49, daughter.
Anna J. Hiatt, age 46, daughter.
Orondo Hinshaw, age 37, grandchild.
Ruth Hinshaw, age 13, child of Zimri & Hannah Hinshaw.
William H. Hinshaw, age 12, child of Zimri & Hannah Hinshaw.
Sarah M. Hinshaw, age 8, child of Zimri & Hannah Hinshaw.
Ethel Hinshaw, age 5, child of Zimri & Hannah Hinshaw.
Ellen M. Stubbs, age 35, daughter.
Aaron Jones, administrator.
Lola A. Shoemaker, administrator.

(photo)Photo: gravestone, Charles Hinshaw Cottonwood Cemetery, Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas 28


Sources

  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  2. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 3, 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.
  3. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  4. "Webster Parry's Abstracts of Quaker Records", LDS microfilm #0367987
  5. "The William Wade Hinshaw Index to [Iowa] Quaker Meeting Records", a microfiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  6. Contribution from Martha A. Lee ().
  7. 1850 census, Polk County, Iowa; roll M432-188, page 37, line #7, dwelling #406, family #420.
  8. "Hiatt-Hiett Genealogy and Family History" by William Perry Johnson, microfilm #1421712, item 5, in the LDS Family History Library.
  9. 1860 census, Palmyra Township, Warren County, Iowa; page 725, line #35, dwelling #445, family #421.
  10. 1870 census, Neosho Rapids P.O., Americus Township, Lyon County, Kansas; roll M593-438, page 184, line #13, dwelling #137, family #139.
  11. 1880 census, Americus Township, Lyon County, Kansas; roll T9-0387, ED 108, page 266B-267C, line #50, family #18.
  12. 1870 census, Americus Township, Lyon County, Kansas; page 184, line #13, dwelling #137, family #139.
  13. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  14. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Tennessee.
  15. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Iowa.
  16. Family group sheets from Annette L. Schmidt ()
  17. "Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850", Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division: http://www.in.gov/library/genealogy.htm
  18. Wayne County, Indiana, marriage records database:
    http://www.co.wayne.in.us/marriage/retrieve.cgi.
  19. U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. U.S. Bureau of Land Management - http://www.glorecords.blm.gov.
  21. Posting Jan 18 2001 by Phyllis Miller Fleming () to Grant Co. In Biographies, citing:
    "Centennial History of Grant County, Indiana: 1812-1912", Rolland Lewis Whiteson, ed., Chicago: Lewis Publ Co,
    "CV. Society of Friends in Grant County," pg 648-649; See:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec?htx=message&r=rw&p=localities.northam.usa.states.indiana.counties.grant&m=776.
  22. 1840 census, Grant County, Indiana; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~ingrant/1840Cens.htm.
  23. 1860 census, Palmyra Township, Warren County, Iowa (roll M653-341, page 61/725, household #445):
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~cenfiles/ia/warren/1860/pg00049.txt.
  24. 1860 census, Palmyra Township, Warren County, Iowa (roll M653-341, page 60/724, household #432):
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~cenfiles/ia/warren/1860/pg00049.txt.
  25. 1860 census, Palmyra Township, Warren County, Iowa; page 724, line #21, dwelling #432, family #408.
  26. Early Death Records of Lyon County, Kansas; The Flint Hills Genealogical Society of Lyon County, Kansas:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~ksfhgslc/death2al.html.
  27. A.N. Wise and Son Funeral Home Records; The Flint Hills Genealogical Society of Lyon County, Kansas:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~ksfhgslc/funeralhm.html.
  28. http://www.findagrave.com.
  29. Chase County, Kansas Probate, Guardianship, Wills and Miscellaneous Index, 1859-1939; USGenWeb Archives
    http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/chase/probate/ProbPkt421-434.html.
  30. The Obituary Daily Times archives: http://www.rootsweb.com/~obituary.


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