Henry E. Hinshaw

                                                      ┌── Jesse Hinshaw
                                                      │    1773->1850
                    ┌── William Hinshaw ──────────────┤
                    │    1810-c1905
Henry E. Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1838             │
D: ?                │
                    └── Mary Ann "Polly" Cunningham
M: Parazetta Happer

M: Amanda Dobkins
   ├── Elizabeth J. Hinshaw (c1866-?) 1,2,3
   ├── Martha G. Hinshaw (c1871-?) 3
   └── George Hinshaw (c1878-?) 3

Henry E. Hinshaw     [ID 05044] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 1838, Hickman County, Kentucky.4  

He married Parazetta Happer, Apr 28 1860, New Madrid County, Missouri.5  

It is believed that Henry served in the Civil War in Company D of the 1st Infantry Battalion, 1st Division of the Missouri State Guard.  Company D was mustered out on Jun 23 1861 and the 1st Infantry Division was disbanded on Dec 27 1861 at New Madrid, Missouri.4  

He then married Amanda Dobkins, Jan 7 1866, Hickman County, Kentucky.1  Amanda was born about 1846, Tennessee.1,2  Amanda was a widow.1  

Henry and family lived in Columbus, Ballard County, Kentucky.1  

Henry and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 17 1870), Ballard County, Kentucky:2

Hinshaw, Henry, age 30, born in Tennessee; farmer; $150 personal property; cannot write.
Hinshaw, Amanda, age 23, born in Tennessee; keeps house.
Hinshaw, Eliza J, age 4, born in Kentucky.

Henry and family were again shown in the 1880 census, Mississippi County, Missouri:3

Henshaw, Henry E, head-of-household, age 42, born in Tennessee; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Tennessee; farm hand.
Henshaw, Amanda, wife, age 43, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; keeping house.
Henshaw, Eliza J, daughter, age 13, born in Kentucky; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Henshaw, Martha G, daughter, age 9, born in Kentucky; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Henshaw, George, son, age 2, born in Kentucky; parents born in Tennessee.


  1. Contribution from Andrew Jackson Hinshaw.
  2. 1870 census, District 8, Columbus P.O., Ballard County, Kentucky; page 511B, line #36, dwelling #194, family #198.
  3. 1880 census, Tywappity Township, Mississippi County, Missouri; ED 67, page 276C, line #45, dwelling #196, family #223.
  4. Family group sheets contributed by Andrew Jackson Hinshaw.
  5. Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.

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