Rebecca Hinshaw

                                         ┌── Absolom Hinshaw
                                         │    1752-1830 
                    ┌── Joseph Hinshaw ──┤
                    │    1791-1867       │
                    │                    └── Elizabeth Hinshawc1753-1833 
Rebecca Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1816             │                    ┌── Amos Ratcliff
D: 1899             │                    │
                    └── Sarah Ratcliff ──┤
                         1797-1878       │
                                         └── Eleanor Cashatt
M: Gilbert Sinclair

Rebecca Hinshaw     [ID 04430] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 9 1816, North Carolina.1,2,3,4,5,6  

She married Gilbert Sinclair, Sep 18 1834, Clinton County, Ohio.7,8,9  Gilbert, son of William Sinclair & Mary Gilbert, was born Feb 17 1813, Highland County, Ohio.2,3,10,11  

Note that Rebecca's sister Eleanor married Gilbert's brother, Robert Sinclair.12  

Children:1,3,4,5,6,12

Elias Sinclair, born c1836, Ohio.
John Sinclair, born Dec 3 1836, Ohio; died Apr 5 1892, buried Caneyville Cemetery; married Mary J. -- (children: John S., Joseph A., Jefferson M., Sarah E.J. Sinclair). 2,13
Abner Sinclair, born Oct - 1839, Ohio; died 1918; married Minerva Potts, Feb 2 1871 (children: Ida M., Edwin V., Effie J., Fred A., Dora E. Sinclair).

Rebecca and family were shown in the 1840 census, Jefferson Township, Clinton County, Ohio:14

Gilbert Sinclair family:
3 [unclear] males under age 5.
1 male age 20-30 (Gilbert).
1 female age 20-30 (Rebecca).

Rebecca and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 11 1850), Jefferson Township, Clinton County, Ohio:3

Gilbert Sinclair, age 37, born in Ohio; farmer; $1,000 real estate; cannot read or write.
Rebecca Sinclair, age 33, born in North Carolina.
Elias Sinclair, age 16, born in Ohio.
John Sinclair, age 12, born in Ohio.
Abner Sinclair, age 10, born in Ohio.
Living next door in 1850 was the family of Felix Pobst,15 who later that same year (6 days after this enumeration) would marry Rebecca's sister Sarah.  Also living nearby in 1850 was the family of Rebecca's parents and siblings.16  

Rebecca and Gilbert also lived in Wabash, Wabash County, Indiana.7  

Rebecca and family were shown in the 1860 census (Aug 18 1860), Van Buren Township, Grant County, Indiana:4

Gilbert St. Clair, age 47, born in Ohio; farmer; $1,200 real estate; $300 personal property.
Rebecca St. Clair, age 43, born in North Carolina.
Elias St. Clair, age 23, born in Ohio; farmer; $600 real estate; $300 personal property.
Abner St. Clair, age 20, born in Ohio; farmer; $600 real estate.

Rebecca and Gilbert were apparently divorced or separated.17  Gilbert remarried to Rebecca A. (Davis) Stocker, Feb 7 1864, Grant County, Indiana,2,18,19 by whom he had additional children:

Mary E. Sinclair, born c1866, Indiana.
Anna Bell Sinclair, born c1868, Indiana.
General Grant Sinclair, born 1870, Missouri; died Apr 14 1956, buried Park Cemetery, Columbus, Kansas; married Edith Frances Hagerman (children: Anna L. and Hazel L. Sinclair). 2
Gilbert and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 15 1870), Benton Township, Dallas County, Missouri:20
Sinclair, Gilbert, age 57, born in Ohio; farmer; can read, cannot write.
Sinclair, Rebecca R., age 30? [unclear], born in North Carolina; keeping house; can read, cannot write.
Sinclair, Mary E., age 5, born in Indiana.
Sinclair, Anna B., age 2, born in Missouri.
Stacker, William, age 13, born in North Carolina; works on farm; cannot read or write.
Stacker, John, age 10, born in Indiana; works on farm; cannot read or write.
Stacker, Rachel V., age 7, born in Indiana.
Gilbert and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 11 1880), Jackson Township, Polk County, Missouri:21
Sinclair, Gilbert, age 67, born in Ohio; parents born in Virginia; farmer; can read, cannot write.
Sinclair, Rebecca, wife, age 43, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house; can read, cannot write.
Sinclair, Mary E., daughter, age 14, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in North Carolina; cannot read or write.
Sinclair, Anna Bell, daughter, age 12, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in North Carolina; cannot read or write.
Sinclair, General Grant, son, age 9, born in Missouri; father born in Ohio; mother born in North Carolina.
Stocker, Becca V., step daughter [unclear], age 17, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; cannot read or write.
Living next door in 1880 was the family of a John Stocker, age 2022 (relationship to the above Becca V. Stocker unknown, but possibly her brother).  Gilbert died Mar 14 1900, buried Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Aldrich, Polk County, Missouri.2  

Rebecca was shown in the 1870 census (Aug 26 1870), living in the household of son Elias in Jackson Township, Wells County, Indiana:5

Sinclair, Elias, age 34, born in Ohio; farmer; $1,800 real estate; $600 personal property.
Sinclair, Rebecca, age 53, born in North Carolina; mother.
Hinshaw, Sarah, age 73, born in North Carolina.
Hinshaw, Ann, age 34, born in Ohio.
Osborne, Jasper, age 13, born in Indiana; attended school.
Living next door in 1870 was the family of son John:13
Sinclair, John, age 32, born in Ohio; farmer; $2,500 personal property.
Sinclair, Mary J., age 24, born in Indiana; keeping house.
Sinclair, John S., age 8, born in Indiana; attended school.
Sinclair, Joseph A., age 6, born in Indiana; attended school.
Sinclair, Jefferson M., age 4, born in Indiana.
Sinclair, Sarah E.J., age 2, born in Indiana.

Rebecca was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 5 1880), living in the household of son Abner in Caneyville Township, Chautauqua County, Kansas:6

Sinclair, Abner, age 41, born in Ohio; father born in Ohio; mother born in North Carolina; farmer.
Sinclair, Minerva, wife, age 33, born in Missouri; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Sinclair, Ida M, daughter, age 8, born in Kansas; attended school.
Sinclair, Edwin V, son, age 6, born in Kansas; attended school.
Sinclair, Effie J, daughter, age 4, born in Kansas.
Sinclair, Fred A, son, age 2, born in Kansas.
Sinclair, Dora E, daughter, age 3 months, born Feb [1880] in Kansas.
Sinclair, Rebecca, mother, age 63, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; widow.

Rebecca Hinshaw died Feb 3 1899, buried Caneyville Cemetery, Caneyville, Chautauqua County, Kansas.1,2  

For more information on the descendents of Gilbert Sinclair & Rebecca Hinshaw, contact Mike Hadl:

(photo)Photo: Rebecca Hinshaw gravestone Caneyville Cemetery 2

(photo)Photo: Gilbert Sinclair gravestone Pleasant Ridge Cemetery 2

(photo)Photo: John Sinclair gravestone Caneyville Cemetery 2

(photo)Photo: General Grant Sinclair gravestone Park Cemetery 2


Sources

  1. Family group sheet and notes contributed by Mike Hadl ()
  2. http://www.findagrave.com.
  3. 1850 census, District 165, Jefferson Township, Clinton County, Ohio; roll M432-668, page 234B, line #17, dwelling #579, family #579.
  4. 1860 census, Greenbush P.O., Van Buren Township, Grant County, Indiana; roll M653-261, page 223, line #7, dwelling #1012, family #1495.
  5. 1870 census, Warren P.O., Jackson Township, Wells County, Indiana; roll M593-372, page 29B, line #11, dwelling #205, family #198.
  6. 1880 census, Caneyville/Canaville Township, Chautauqua County, Kansas; roll T9-375, ED 67, page 310D, line #29, dwelling #68, family #71.
  7. Family group sheets contributed by Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens
  8. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    Clinton County, Ohio, courthouse marriage records; Vol. 3.
  9. Marriage Index: Selected Counties of Ohio, 1789-1850; http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
  10. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Virginia Dale Meador ().
  11. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Cynthia Gravatt ().
  12. Contribution from Mike Hadl ().
  13. 1870 census, Warren P.O., Jackson Township, Wells County, Indiana; roll M593-372, page 29B, line #16, dwelling #206, family #199.
  14. 1840 census, Jefferson Township, Clinton County, Ohio; roll M704-385, page 394.
  15. 1850 census, Jefferson Township, Clinton County, Ohio; roll M432-668, page 235, line #10, dwelling #578, family #578.
  16. 1850 census, District 165, Jefferson Township, Clinton County, Ohio; roll M432-668, page 235A, line #7, dwelling #585, family #585.
  17. Speculation.
  18. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. 1870 census, Buffalo P.O., Benton Township, Dallas County, Missouri; page 124, line #32, dwelling #79, family #79.
  21. 1880 census, Jackson Township, Polk County, Missouri; roll T9-0710, ED 113, page 231C-D, line #48, dwelling #142, family #154.
  22. 1880 census, Jackson Township, Polk County, Missouri; roll T9-0710, ED 113, page 231D, line #4, dwelling #143, family #155.


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