Solomon Hinshaw

                                            ┌── William Hinshaw
                                            │    1789-1854 
                      ┌── Michael Hinshaw ──┤
                      │    1816-1884        │
                      │                     └── Ruth Hinshaw
                      │                          1791-1836 
Solomon Hinshaw ──────┤
B: 1841               │                     ┌── Josiah Kemp
D: 1929               │                     │
                      └── Rachel Kemp ──────┤
                           1821-1895        │
                                            └── Dinah Moon
M: Elizabeth J. Beals
   ├── Rachel Ellen Hinshaw (1868-?) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
   ├── Edwin Michael Hinshaw (1870-1950) 1,2,3,4,5,7,8
   └── John Luther Hinshaw (1874-?) 1,2,3,4,5,7

Solomon Hinshaw     [ID 00521] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 11-2-1841, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,2,3,5,6,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16  

Solomon reportedly moved to Indiana, north of Indianapolis, during the Civil War (1861-1865) in order to avoid military service.4  He was the first of three children of Michael Hinshaw & Rachel Kemp to have moved to Indiana, the others being sister Tamar and brother Milton.4  

He married Elizabeth J. Beals, May 1 1867, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,2,3,10  Elizabeth, daughter of John T. Beals & Mary Davis, was born Mar 17 1849, Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,2,3,5,6,10,12,13,14,15,17  

Solomon and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 19 1870), Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:6

Hinshaw, Solomon, age 28, born in North Carolina; farmer & head sawyer.
Hinshaw, Elizabeth, age 21, born in Indiana; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Rachel E, age 2, born in Indiana.

At Westfield MM on 5-1-1873, Solomon & wife Elizabeth & children Rachel S. & Edward were received in membership.2  

Solomon and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 23 1880), Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:5

Henshaw, Soloman, age 38, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Henshaw, Elizabeth, wife, age 31, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Henshaw, Rachel E, daughter, age 12, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana.
Henshaw, Edwin M, son, age 9, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana.
Henshaw, John L, son, age 5, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; sick: measles.
Living next door in 1880 was the family of Elizabeth's parents, John & Mary Bales.18  

Solomon and Elizabeth were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 11 1900), Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:12

Hinshaw, Solomon, head-of-household, age 58, born Nov 1841 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 33 years; owned farm (mortgaged).
Hinshaw, Elizabeth, wife, age 51, born Mar 1849 in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in North Carolina; married 33 years; 3 children, 3 living.

Solomon and Elizabeth were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 18-19 1910), Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:13

Hinshaw, Solomon, head-of-household, age 68, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first marriage, married 42 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Hinshaw, Elizabeth, wife, age 61, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in North Carolina; first marriage, married 42 years; 3 children, 3 living.

Solomon and Elizabeth were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 31 1920), Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:14

Hinshaw, Solomon, head-of-household, age 78, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; owned farm (free); occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Elizabeth, wife, age 71, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in North Carolina.

Elizabeth died Sep 9 1928, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; age 79y 5m 22d.15,17  

Solomon Hinshaw died Nov 29 1929, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; age 88y 27d.11,15,16  

Solomon's great-niece, Alice Foland Males, recalled in 1963 that he had the "Hinshaw dry wit", "a sincere nature", a little beard and a "fascinating ear trumpet", and he also told great stories.4

(photo)Photo: Solomon Hinshaw & Elizabeth J. Beals 19

(photo)Photo: Gravestone: Solomon Hinshaw 20


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. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 6, subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII", (a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
  3. "Chronology of the Beals family" by Thomas J. Beals, microfiche #6048746 in the LDS Family History Library.
  4. Family history and family group sheets contributed by Lester L. Hinshaw
  5. 1880 census, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T9-281, ED 38, page 400D, line #24, dwelling #320, family #340.
  6. 1870 census, Westfield P.O., Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll M593-319, page 219B, line #11, dwelling #632, family #620.
  7. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  8. Edwin Michael Hinshaw death certificate.
  9. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  10. "Additions, Corrections, & Comments - Abstracts of the Record of the Society of Friends in Indiana", by Roger S. Boone, 1978, Springfield, Ohio; In the Newberry Library in Chicago.
  11. Contribution from Robert S. Hinshaw citing: gravestone.
  12. 1900 census, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T623-375, ED 91, page 10A, line #37, dwelling #234, family #237.
  13. 1910 census, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T624-353, ED 110, page 2A, line #34, dwelling #24, family #24.
  14. 1920 census, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T625-435, ED 110, page 4A, line #8, dwelling #43, family #43.
  15. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38693132.
  17. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38692989.
  18. 1880 census, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T9-281, ED 38, page 400D, line #29, dwelling #321, family #341.
  19. Photo from the book "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", 1911.
  20. Photo courtesy of Robert S. Hinshaw.


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