Silas G. Hinshaw

                                                 ┌── Simon Hinshaw
                                                 │    1785-1852 
                           ┌── Zeno Hinshaw ─────┤
                           │    1808-1873        │
                           │                     └── Rebecca Hobson
                           │                          1784-1855 
Silas G. Hinshaw ──────────┤
B: 1843                    │                     ┌── James Williams
D: 1922                    │                     │
                           └── Rachel Williams ──┤
                                1813-1873        │
                                                 └── Esther Jones
M: Rebecca A. Breckenridge
   ├── Julia Hinshaw (1862-1885) 1,2
   ├── William E. Hinshaw (1865-1941) 2,3,4,5,6,7
   ├── John Z. M. Hinshaw (1869-1943) 2,3,4,5,6,7,8
   ├── Nancy Mae Hinshaw (1872-1957) 2,3,4,5,6,7
   └── Charles Wilber "Red" Hinshaw (1879-1967) 2,3,4,5,6,7,9

Silas G. Hinshaw     [ID 00432] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 20 1843, Danvers, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois.2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13  

Silas was a blacksmith.3,14,15  

In June/July 1863 Silas was recorded in the Civil War draft registration records for the 8th Congressional District, Livingston County, Illinois:14

Hinshaw, Silas, age 30 [sic], born in Illinois; resident of Chatsworth [Livingston County]; occupation: blacksmith.

He married Rebecca A. Breckenridge, Mar 19 1865, Livingston County, Illinois.3,4,6,16,17  Rebecca, daughter of Murrell Breckenridge & Pricilla Townsend, was born Oct 7 1842, Illinois.2,3,5,6,7,9,13,18  

Silas was a resident of Ocoya, Illinois.12  

Silas and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 8 1870), Fairbury, Indian Grove Township, Livingston County, Illinois:19

Henshaw, S.G., age 27, born in Illinois; farm laborer.
Henshaw, Rebecca, age 27, born in Ohio; keeping house.
Henshaw, Angeline, age 8, born in Illinois.
Henshaw, Wm E., age 4, born in Illinois.
Henshaw, John Z., age 1, born in Illinois.

Silas and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 16 1880), Avoca Township, Livingston County, Illinois:2

Hinshaw, Silas, age 37, born in Illinois; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; blacksmith.
Hinshaw, Rebecka, wife, age 37, born in Illinois; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Ohio; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Angelin, daughter, age 18, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, William E., son, age 14, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; farm laboror; attended school.
Hinshaw, John G., son, age 11, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Hinshaw, Nancy M., daughter, age 8, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Hinshaw, Charles W., son, age 1, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.

Silas was shown in the 1893 city directory of Chenoa Township (Bloomington), McLean County, Illinois:20

Hinshaw Silas G, blksmith, res Chenoa.

Silas and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 2 1900), Livingston County, Illinois:9

Hinshaw, Silas G., age 57, born Jan 1843 in Illinois; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; married 35 years; occupation: blacksmith; rented home.
Hinshaw, Rebecca A., wife, age 57, born Oct 1842 in Illinois; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Ohio; married 35 years; 5 children, 4 living.
Hinshaw, Charles W., son, age 21, born Jan 1879 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; occupation: day laborer.

Silas was shown in the 1905 city directory of Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois:20

Hinshaw, Silas G., prop. blksmith and wagon shop, 309 N. Morris av.; res. 808 W. Market
Silas was shown in the 1907 city directory of Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois:20
Hinshaw, Silas G., blacksmith; res. 302 N. Morris av.

Silas and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), 817 West Grove, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois:13

Hinshaw S G, head-of-household, age 67, born in Illinois; parents born in Tennessee; first marriage, married 45 years; occupation: blacksmith, horseshoeing; rented home.
Hinshaw Mrs S G, wife, age 67, born in Illinois; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Ohio; first marriage, married 45 years; 5 children, 4 living.
Hinshaw, W.E., head-of-household, age 44, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; second marriage, married 7 years; occupation: driver, coal wagon; rented home.
Hinshaw, Mrs K.M., wife, age 35, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; second marriage, married 7 years.

Rebecca died Jun 13 1910.3,5,6  

Silas and family were shown in the 1911 city directory of Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois:20

Hinshaw Silas G, horseshoer, r 408 S Western av.
Hinshaw William E (wf Kate), tmstr, r 408 S Western av.
Silas and family were shown in the 1913 city directory of Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois:20
Hinshaw Silas G, blksmith, r 1014 W Front.
Hinshaw Wm E (Kate), driver C B Hamilton, r 1014 W Front.

Widower Silas was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 21-22 1920), in the Livingston County Home Hospital, Livingston County, Illinois:21

Hinshaw, S.G., inmate, age 76, born in Illinois; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee.

Silas G. Hinshaw died Feb 11 1922, at the Livingston County Home, Effards Point, Livingston County, Illinois; buried Feb 12 1922, Fairbury, Livingston County, Illinois.8,12,22  Silas is believed to be buried in an unmarked grave in Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury, Illinois.1

(photo)Photo: Silas Hinshaw family bible birth records 7


Sources

  1. Contribution from Roberta Grooms ().
  2. 1880 census, Avoca Township, Livingston County, Illinois; roll T9-0226, ED 112, page 231B, line #42, dwelling #102, family #105.
  3. "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.
  4. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Illinois.
  5. Family group sheets from Randy Hunter ()
  6. GEDCOM file h8789.ged at http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Silas Hinshaw family bible records; from the possessions of Susan M. Hinshaw;
    courtesy of Sharon Newcomer ().
  8. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. 1900 census, Eppards Point Township, Livingston County, Illinois; roll T623-318, ED 98, page 1B, line #68, dwelling #12, family #12.
  10. United States National Archives, federal Census, 1850.
  11. "1850 Federal Census, McLean County, Illinois" (a summary), GR929.377359 G38 in a local library.
  12. Contribution from Roberta Grooms () citing:
    Death certificate for Silas Hinshaw.
  13. 1910 census, 7th Ward, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois; roll T624-306, ED 92, page 3B, line #67, dwelling #45, families #48-49.
  14. U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Contribution from Roberta Grooms () citing:
    1880 census, Livingston County, Illinois.
  16. Contribution from Roberta Grooms () citing:
    1880 census, Livingston County, Illinois;
    Death certificate for Silas Hinshaw.
  17. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book C, page 488):
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  18. "Prairie Pioneers of Illinois", GS929.3773 IL29 in a local library.
  19. 1870 census, Fairbury P.O., Indian Grove Township, Livingston County, Illinois; roll M593-247, page 151, line #14, dwelling #161, family #161.
  20. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  21. 1920 census, Eppards Point Township, Livingston County, Illinois; roll T625-383, ED 25, page 8B, line #95.
  22. State of Illinois; Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950:
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/idphdeathindex.html.


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