Jehu Hinshaw

                                                         ┌── William Hinshaw
                                                         │    1724-1814 
                                  ┌── George Hinshaw ────┤
                                  │    1775-1862         │
                                  │                      └── Mary Hinshaw
                                  │                              ?-1822 
Jehu Hinshaw ─────────────────────┤
B: 1819                           │                      ┌── Francis Johnson
D: 1903                           │                      │
                                  └── Susannah Johnson ──┤
                                       1790-1876         │
                                                         └── Mary Harrington
M: Cynthia Ann Elizabeth Beeler
   ├── Adolphus D. Hinshaw (1840-1911) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── William M. Hinshaw (1842-1920) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Reuben Hinshaw (1844-1845) 6
   ├── Cornelia Hinshaw (1846-1899) 1,3,4,7
   ├── Mary Hinshaw (1847-1847) 6
   ├── Ellen Hinshaw (1851-?) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Levi P. Hinshaw (1853-1918) 1,2,3,4,7
   ├── Amos Hinshaw (c1856-?) 7
   ├── Alonzo Hinshaw (1857-1943) 1,2,3,4,6,7

M: Mary Ann (Rhodes) Johnson
   ├── Grant Hinshaw (1864-1932) 1,3,7,8
   ├── George W. Hinshaw (1867-?) 1,3,7,8
   └── Emma Hinshaw (1869-?) 1,3,7,8,9

M: Margaret D. (Stephenson) Smith

Jehu Hinshaw     [ID 00543] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Jehu Hinshaw1,3,10 [John Hinshaw3,11,12,13,14,15].

Born Feb 19 18191,2,5,6,7,8,16,17,18 [about 18174], Overton County, Tennessee1,2,5,6,7,8,16,17,18.  

Jehu was a minister; he was also a great hunter.10  

He married Cynthia Ann Elizabeth Beeler1,2,3,5,11,19,20,21,22 [Ann Elizabeth Beeler3], Oct 31 18391,2,3,5,11,19,20,21,22, McLean County, Illinois1,2,3,5,11,19,20,21,22.  Cynthia, daughter of William Beeler & Mary Hall, was born Jun 22 1821, Fayette County, Kentucky.1,2,6,18  

Jehu and family were shown in the 1840 census, McLean County, Illinois.23  

Jehu Hinshaw household:
1 male under age 5 [Adolphus].
1 male age 20-30 [Jehu].
1 female age 20-30 [Cynthia].

Cynthia died May 30 18586 [May 30 185918], Woodford County, Illinois6; buried East White Oak Cemetery, Kansas Township, Woodford County, Illinois6.  

Widower Jehu and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 17 1860), Woodford County, Illinois:4

John Hinshaw, age 43, born in Tennessee; farmer; $5000 real estate; $1500 personal property.
Adolphus Hinshaw, age 19, born in Illinois; farm laborer; attended school.
William Hinshaw, age 17, born in Illinois; farm laborer; attended school.
Cornelia Hinshaw, age 11, born in Illinois; attended school.
Ellen Hinshaw, age 9, born in Illinois; attended school.
Levi Hinshaw, age 7, born in Illinois; attended school.
Alonzo Hinshaw, age 2, born in Illinois.
Samuel Ramsey, age 16, born in Ohio; farm laborer; attended school.
Polley M. Kelley, age 26, born in Illinois; domestic.

He then married Mary Ann (Rhodes) Johnson1,2,3,11,12,14 [Mary Ann Rhodes11], Jan 25 18631,2,3,11,12,14, Mclean County, Illinois1,2,3,11,12,14.  Mary, daughter of Samuel Austin Rhodes6,8,11,18, was born Mar 14 18276,8,11,18 [about 18297].  Mary Ann had been previously married to Lewis S. Johnson, who died Oct. 14, 1857.11  

Jehu and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 22 1870), Kansas Township, Woodford County, Illinois:7

Hinshaw, Jehu, age 51, born in Tennessee; farmer; $5000 real estate; $1300 personal property.
Hinshaw, Mary, age 41, born in Illinois; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Cornelia, age 19, born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Levi, age 17, born in Illinois; attended school.
Hinshaw, Amos, age 14, born in Illinois; attended school.
Hinshaw, Alonzo, age 13, born in Illinois; attended school.
Hinshaw, Grant, age 6, born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, George, age 3, born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Emma, age 7 months, born Nov 1869 in Illinois.

Jehu and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 2 1880), Kansas Township, Woodford County, Illinois:8

Hinshaw, Jehu, age 61, born in Tennessee; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Virginia; farmer.
Hinshaw, A. Mary, wife, age 53, born in Illinois; father born in Ohio; mother born in Virginia; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Grant, son, age 16, born in Illinois; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Virginia; attended school 4 months.
Hinshaw, George, son, age 13, born in Illinois; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Virginia; attended school 4 months.
Hinshaw, Amy, daughter, age 10, born in Illinois; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Virginia; attended school 5 months.
Living next door in 1880 was the family of deceased sister Cynthia.24  

Mary died Apr 17 1888, buried East White Oak Cemetery, Kansas Township, Woodford County, Illinois.1,2,6,18  

He then married Margaret D. (Stephenson) Smith1,2,3,13,15 [Margaret D. Stephenson1,3], Oct 30 18901,2,3,13,15, McLean County, Illinois1,2,3,13,15.  Margaret was born Dec - 1831, Illinois.17,25  No issue from the third marriage.1,2,17,25  

Jehu and Margaret were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4 1900), Eureka, Woodford County, Illinois:17

Hinshaw, Jehu, head-of-household, age 81, born Feb 1819 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; married 8 years; occupation: landlord; owned home (free).
Hinshaw, Margaret, wife, age 68, born Dec 1831 in Illinois; parents born in South Carolina; married 8 years; no children.

Jehu Hinshaw died Jan 29 1903, Woodford County, Illinois; buried East White Oak Cemetery, Kansas Township, Woodford County, Illinois.6,18  

Jehu's obituary was published in "The Daily Review" (Decatur, Illinois) on Monday, February 2, 190326 (see scan below).  

Widow Margaret was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 20 1910), living alone in Eureka, Woodford County, Illinois:25

Hinshaw, Margaret D., head-of-household, age 78, born in Illinois; parents born in Tennessee; widow; no children; occupation: own income; owned home (free).

Margaret died May 10 1912, age 80y 4m 11d.18  

Jehu and family are buried in the far back of East White Oak Cemetery with a gravestone reading:6

JEHU HINSHAW
Feb 19, 1819 - Jan 29, 1903
On the north side of the stone is engraved:6
CYNTHIA ANN BEELER
HIS WIFE
June 22, 1821 - May 30, 1858
REUBEN
Oct 29, 1845 - Sep 26, 1845
MARV
May 14, 1847 - May 14, 1847
CHILDREN OF
J. & C.A. Hinshaw
On the south side is:6
MARY ANN RHODES
HIS WIFE
Mar. 14, 1827
Apr. 17, 1888

(photo)Photo: Jehu Hinshaw 27

(photo)Photo: Cynthia Ann Elizabeth Beeler 27

(photo)Photo: Jehu Hinshaw obituary "The Daily Review" (Decatur, Illinois), Feb 2 1903 26

(photo)Photo: Jehu Hinshaw gravestone East White Oak Cemetery 18

(photo)Photo: Mary Ann Rhodes gravestone East White Oak Cemetery 18

(photo)Photo: Margaret Stephenson Smith gravestone East White Oak Cemetery 18


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. "All About the Bensons, Hinshaws, and Others" by Imogen Benson Emery, in the LDS Family History Library, microfiche #6017328.
  3. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Illinois.
  4. 1860 census, Stouts Grove P.O., Kansas Township, Woodford County, Illinois; roll M653-241, page 851, line #11, dwelling #1583, family #1581.
  5. Family lineage contributed by Peggy Joan (Peak) Hinshaw
  6. Family history and family group sheets contributed by Mary G. Tidwell, 2320 SE Pennsylvania, Topeka, Kansas 66605 ()
  7. 1870 census, El Paso P.O., Kansas Township, Woodford County, Illinois; roll M593-295, page 314, line #5, dwelling #10, family #10.
  8. 1880 census, Kansas Township, Woodford County, Illinois; roll T9-0262, ED 237, page 557C, line #37, dwelling #22, family #22.
  9. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  10. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.
  11. Letters from Warren Gfeller, Wichita, KS (re George/Polly Toliver).
  12. Contribution from Mara Bruce () citing:
    McLean County, Illinois marriages, Marriage Card Catalog in the
    McLean County Letitia Green Stevenson Genealogical Society Library,
    McLean County Historical Society; McLean County book D pg 299/249.
  13. Contribution from Mara Bruce () citing:
    McLean County, Illinois marriages, Marriage Card Catalog in the
    McLean County Letitia Green Stevenson Genealogical Society Library,
    McLean County Historical Society; McLean County book J pg 218.
  14. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book D, page 299):
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  15. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book J, page 218):
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  16. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Tennessee.
  17. 1900 census, Eureka, Woodford County, Illinois; roll T623-356, ED 132, page 5A, line #46, dwelling #149, family #121.
  18. http://www.findagrave.com.
  19. "Custer's McLean County", by Milo Custer, in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0897324, item 5.
  20. "McLean County Marriages, 1831-1841", by Milo T. Custer, F547 M16 C87 in the Sutro Genealogical Library in San Francisco.
  21. Contribution from Mara Bruce () citing:
    "McLean Co. Marriage Records 1831 - 1872", Book A, page 141.
  22. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book A, page 141):
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  23. 1840 census, McLean County, Illinois; roll M704-65, page 282.
  24. 1880 census, Kansas Township, Woodford County, Illinois; roll T9-0262, ED 237, page 557C, line #33, dwelling #21, family #21.
  25. 1910 census, 1st Ward, Eureka, Woodford County, Illinois; roll T624-337, ED 136, page 272B, line #57, dwelling #124, family #129.
  26. "The Daily Review", Feb 2 1903; http://www.ancestry.com.
  27. Photo from the book "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", 1911.


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