Abraham Jay Hinshaw

                                                  ┌── Simon Hinshaw
                                                  │    1785-1852 
                       ┌── Charles Hinshaw ───────┤
                       │    1814-1849             │
                       │                          └── Rebecca Hobson
                       │                               1784-1855 
Abraham Jay Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1845                │                          ┌── Abraham (Abram) Haybarger
D: 1916                │                          │
                       └── Mary Susan Haybarger ──┤
                            1824-1883             │
                                                  └── Mary Crowbarger
M: Cyllene J. Harris
   ├── Charles Bernard Hinshaw (1872-1925) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Ollis David Hinshaw (1875-1923) 1,2,3,4,5,6
   ├── Belle C. Hinshaw (1876-?) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Harriett Sue Hinshaw (1878-?) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Lettie May Hinshaw (1881-?) 1,2,3,4
   └── Mary Ethel Hinshaw (1883-?) 1,2,3,4

Abraham Jay Hinshaw     [ID 00438] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Abraham Jay Hinshaw1 [Abraham Jehu Hinshaw2].

Born Jul 28 1845, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois.1,2,3,5,7,8,9,10  

He married Cyllene J. Harris1,2,3,5 [Cyllene S. Harris8, Cyllena Harris11], Dec 29 18701,2,3,5.  Cyllene, daughter of Rev. William B. Harris & Harriet Paseley, was born Aug 1 1844, Logan County, Kentucky.1,2,3,4,7,8  

Abraham was a farmer near Danvers, McLean County, Illinois.1  

Abraham was politically a Republican supporter.  He served 12 years as a school Trustee.  He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church (note first generation in this line to leave the Quakers - his father was a Quaker, but his mother was a Methodist).2  

Abraham and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 5 1880), Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois:11

Hinshaw, Abrahm J, age 36, born in Illinois; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Virginia; farmer.
Hinshaw, Cyllena, wife, age 35, born in Kentucky; both parents born in Kentucky; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Charly B, son, age 8, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky; attended school.
Hinshaw, Ollis D, son, age 4, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky.
Hinshaw, Bell C, daughter, age 3, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky.
Hinshaw, Hattie Sue, daughter, age 1, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky.
Rusmisel, William, farm hand, age 17, born in Illinois; laborer.
Living nearby in 1880 was his brother Charles,12 as well as his widowed mother with his sister Mary Becky.13  

Cyllene died May 6 1900, buried Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, McLean County, Illinois.1,2,3,7,8  

Widower Abraham Hinshaw and family were again shown in the 1900 census (Jun 22 1900), Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois:10

Hinshaw, Abraham J, head-of-household, age 54, born Jul 1845 in Illinois; father born in South Carolina [sic]; mother born in Virginia; widower; farmer; owned farm.
Hinshaw, Charles, son, age 28, born Feb 1872 in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky; farm laborer.
Hinshaw, Ollis D., son, age 24, born Oct 1875 in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky; attended school.
Hinshaw, Belle, daughter, age 23, born Dec 1876 in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky.
Hinshaw, Hattie, daughter, age 21, born Sep 1878 in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky.
Hinshaw, May, daughter, age 19, born Mar 1881 in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky.
Hinshaw, Mary E, daughter, age 16, born Aug 1883 in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky.

Widower Abraham Hinshaw and family were again shown in the 1910 census (May 5 1910), Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois:14

Hinshaw, Abraham J, head-of-household, age 64, born in Illinois; father born in South Carolina [sic]; mother born in Virginia; widower; farmer; owned farm.
Hinshaw, Bell C., daughter, age 33, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky; single.
Garst, Hattie S., daughter, age 31, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky; married 7 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Garst, Clinton O., son-in-law, age 41, born in Illinois; parents born in Ohio; married 7 years; farmer.
Garst, Ola M., daughter, age 5, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Garst, Lyle J., son, age 3, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Phips, George, hired man, age 23, born in Indiana; farm laborer.

Abraham Jay Hinshaw died Aug 15 1916, buried Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, McLean County, Illinois.7,8

(photo)Photo: Abraham Jay Hinshaw 15

(photo)Photo: Cyllene J. Harris 15


Sources

  1. "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.
  2. "History of McLean County", F547 M16 B3 in the Sutro Library, S.F.
  3. Family group sheets from Randy Hunter ()
  4. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Illinois.
  6. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Gravestone inscriptions in the Hinshaw Cemetery, Stout's Grove Cemetery, Parklawn (Danvers) Cemetery, & Scogin Hill Cemetery, McLean County, Illinois.
  8. "Cemetery Records, McLean County, Illinois and Vicinity", F547 M16 H35 in the Sutro Genealogy Library in San Francisco.
  9. "1850 Federal Census, McLean County, Illinois" (a summary), GR929.377359 G38 in a local library.
  10. 1900 census, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois; ED 100, page 5B, line #69, dwelling #265, family #266.
  11. 1880 census, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois; ED 154, page 9, line #1, dwelling #63, family #64.
  12. 1880 census, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois; ED 154, page 8, line #36, dwelling #60, family #61.
  13. 1880 census, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois; ED 154, page 8, line #41, dwelling #61, family #62.
  14. 1910 census, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois; ED 99, page 12A-B, line #48, dwelling #293, family #293.
  15. Photo from the book "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", 1911.


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