+-- Jesse Hinshaw | 1773->1850 +-- William Hinshaw --------------+ | 1810-c1905 | | John Ballard Hinshaw -----+ B: 1833 | D: 1904 | +-- Mary Ann "Polly" Cunningham c1813-? M: Malonna Frances Shaver +-- William Lee Hinshaw, 1871-<1910 +-- Robert Sidney Hinshaw, 1872-<1948 +-- Ernest Hinshaw, 1875-? +-- Mary M. Hinshaw, 1877-? M: Vianna Hipp M: Laura Jane Blankenship +-- Harry Charles Hinshaw, 1883-1957 +-- John Ballard Hinshaw, 1886-1894 +-- Maudie Florence Hinshaw, 1888-1889 +-- Grover Cleveland Hinshaw, 1889-1948 +-- Joseph B. Hinshaw, 1890-1938 +-- Richard Caron Hinshaw, 1898-1955
|John Ballard Hinshaw     [ID 05042]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
(John Ballard Hinshaw)163,a    (J.B. Henshaw)b,c
Born Jul - 1833, Hickman County, Kentucky.d,e,163    (or c1844, Kentucky).f
He married Malonna Frances Shaver, Jan 9 1868, Cross County, Arkansas.a    (Fanny Shaver)a,g    Malonna, daughter of William Ashley Shaver & Matilda Stone, was born in 1849, Bay Village, Poinsett County, Arkansas.h,b,g
John and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 6 1870), Mitchel Township, Cross County, Arkansas:f
Malonna died 1880, Evening Shade, Sharp County, Arkansas.h,b,g
John and family were again shown in the 1880 census, Sharp County, Arkansas:e,j
He then married Laura Jane Blankenship, Nov 4 1881, McDonald County, Missouri.c,74,l,a    Married in the McDonald County courthouse by J.G. Huff, JP.c,l    Laura, daughter of Joshua Blankenship & Eliza Metcalf, was born Jul 10 1860, Evening Shade, Sharp County, Arkansas.a,h    In their marriage record, Laura was shown being from Wittsburg, Cross County, Arkansas.c,l
Note that Laura had been shown in the 1880 census as a servant in John Ballard Hinshaw's household.e    She was 26 years younger than John.e
John was a fiddle player of some repute in the area where he lived.    Some old newspaper accounts from the Sharp County (Arkansas) Register, a local newspaper, tell of soirees where he provided the music.    Also, the account of the birth of his first daughter says he "grabbed his fiddle and began to play 'The Girl I Left Behind Me'".    John was a well-known blacksmith and is said to have been a favorite of Jesse James and his gang.a
John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jul 10 1900), Elk Township, Washita County, Oklahoma:d,m
John's last will and testament was written October 4, 1904 in Washita County, Oklahoma.    It was recorded February 10, 1905 at Cordell, Oklahoma (book 3 page 130).    His wife Laura was his sole beneficiary.n
Widow Laura and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 20 1910), Grubbs Township, Jackson County, Arkansas:o
74. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Missouri.
163. Family group sheets contributed by Andrew Jackson Hinshaw.
(a) Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters.
(b) "Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas";
Chicago: Goodspeed Publishers, 1889.
(c) "McDonald County Marriages, Book C 1881-1888";
posted May 23 2000 by Patricia Scott () to MOMCDONA-L.
(d) Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters citing: census data.
(e) 1880 census, Sharp County, Arkansas, pg 136A; USGenWeb Archives.
(f) 1870 census, Wittsbury P.O., Mitchel Township, Cross County, Arkansas; page 356, line #14, dwelling #28, family #47.
(g) "Descendants of Thomas Stone": http://users.bscn.com/harryv/stone.htm.
(h) Mary Dolores Bloemker database: http://members.aol.com/maryb/maryb.htm.
(i) 1870 census, Wittsbury P.O., Mitchel Township, Cross County, Arkansas; page 356, line #10, dwelling #27, family #45.
(j) 1880 census, Evening Shade, Sharp County, Arkansas; ED 191; page 136A, line #14, dwelling #237, family #240.
(k) Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters citing:
(l) McDonald County Missouri Marriages, Book C (1881-1888); USGenWeb Archives.
(m) 1900 census, Elk Township, Washita County, Oklahoma Territory; ED 208, page 69B (sheet 22), line #89, dwelling #444, family #444.
(n) Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters citing:
John Ballard Hinshaw's will, written Oct 4 1904, probated Jan 12 1905.
(o) 1910 census, Grubbs Township, Jackson County, Arkansas; roll T624-53, ED 67, page 152B, line #68, dwelling #54, family #54.
(p) 1910 census, Grubbs Township, Jackson County, Arkansas; roll T624-53, ED 67, page 152B, line #67, dwelling #53, family #53.
(q) Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters citing:
Arkansas death certificate.
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