William Rylie Hinshaw

                                              ┌── Thomas Hinshaw
                                              │    1797-1869 
                         ┌── Rachel Hinshaw ──┤
                         │   c1828-c1893      │
                         │                    └── Elizabeth -
                         │                         1809-1849 
William Rylie Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1853                  │
D: 1920                  │
                         └── [-]
M: Mary Frances Pogue
   ├── Sarah Elizabeth Hinshaw (1878-1955) 1,2,3
   ├── James Thomas Hinshaw (1881-1958) 1,4,5
   ├── Walter William Hinshaw (1884-1893) 1
   └── Virgie Savannah Hinshaw (1887-1971) 1,5

William Rylie Hinshaw     [ID 05562] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

William Rylie Hinshaw1,6 [Riley Hinshaw3].

Born May 16 18531,6,7 [about 18522,8,9], Jackson County, Alabama1,6,7.  

He married Mary Frances Pogue10,11,12 [Mary P. Pogue13,14], Jun 7 187710,11,12, Jackson County, Alabama10,11,12.  Mary, daughter of James P. Pogue & Elizabeth Martin2,6,14,15,16, was born Oct 16 18572,6,14,15,16 [Oct - 18585], Marshall County, Alabama2,6,14,15,16 [Georgia9].  

William and Mary were married at her residence by Alexander Sisk, JP.  The best man is recorded as W. A. Hinshaw.17  

There were other Hinshaw/Sisk connections that might be a clue to William's lineage:

Moses Rufus Hinshaw married Minda Jane Sisk.
Martha Jane Hinshaw's mother-in-law was Nancy Sisk.
William Rylie Hinshaw was married by Alexander Sisk, JP.

William and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 2 1880), Franklin County, Tennessee:2

Henshaw, Wm R., age 26, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; laborer; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Mary F., wife, age 22, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; keeping house; can read, cannot write.
Henshaw, Sarah E., daughter, age 1, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.

William and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 12 1900), Dallas County, Texas:5

Hinshaw, William, head-of-household, age 46, born May 1854 [unclear] in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; married 21 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Hinshaw, Mary, wife, age 41, born Oct 1858 in Alabama; parents born in Georgia; married 21 years; 4 children, 3 living.
Hinshaw, James T., son, age 18, born June 1881 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; occupation: farm laborer.
Hinshaw, Virgie, daughter, age 13, born Sep 1886 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; attended school 4 months.

William and Mary were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 7 1920), Longview, Gregg County, Texas:9

Hinshaw, William [..middle initial unclear..], head-of-household, age 66, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; rented home; occupation: none.
Hinshaw, Mary F., wife, age 62, born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia.

William Rylie Hinshaw died Jun 1 1920, Hubbard City, Hill County, Texas; buried Old Bennett Cemetery, Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas.1,6  

Widow Mary was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 7 1930), living in the household of grandson Walter McComas in Dallas County, Texas:18

Henshaw, Mary, grandmother, age 71, born in Alabama; parents born in Georgia; widow, first married at age 19.

Mary died Dec 28 1932, at her home, 2724 Birmingham, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; age 75y 2m 12d.6,16

(photo)Photo: Mary Frances (Pogue) Hinshaw 19


  1. Contribution from Paul Hiser ().
  2. 1880 census, Civil District 6, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T9-1254, ED 89, page #58A, line #1, dwelling #39, family #40.
  3. Sarah Elizabeth Hinshaw death certificate.
  4. Burials, Old Bennett Cemetery, Dallas County, Texas; USGenWeb Archives.
  5. 1900 census, Precinct 4, Dallas County, Texas; roll T623-1626, ED 136, page 7B, line #76, dwelling #137, family #140.
  6. Burials, Old Bennett Cemetery, Dallas County, Texas; USGenWeb Archives:
  7. 1870 census, Scottsboro P.O., Township 2 Range 3, Jackson County, Alabama; roll M593-20, page 128, line #21, dwelling #32, family #32.
  8. 1860 census, Paint Rock P.O., Jackson County, Alabama; roll M653-11, page 295, line #25, dwelling #196, family #196.
  9. 1920 census, Longview, Gregg County, Texas; roll T625-1807, ED 4, page 9A, line #30, dwelling #189, family #210.
  10. Contribution from Paul Hiser () citing:
    Clerks office of Jackson County, Alabama: court house marriage record,
    "William R Hinshaw to Mary F Pogue, Lic 7 June 1877
    Sol: 7 June 1877 at Brides residence by Alexander Sisk, JP".
  11. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  12. Dodd, Jordan R. "Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920". Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999.
  13. "Marriages of Jackson County Alabama 1871-1876 and 1876-1881" (USGenWeb archives).
  14. "Paint Rock Valley Pioneers", a directory of Alabama cemeteries by Kittye Vandiver Henshaw, Evelyn Rochelle, and Addie Shaver, F332 P34446 1986, in the Tennessee State Library and Archives; Also 976.195 V3hk in the LDS Family History Library (not on microfilm). Contributed by Robert Worley.
  15. Contribution from Paul Hiser () citing:
    Marshall County Alabama Census dtd July 12, 1860, Page 876, Family 593.
  16. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. Contribution from Paul Hiser () citing:
    Marriage record from county clerk, Jackson County, Alabama.
  18. 1930 census, Justice Precinct 4, Dallas County, Texas; roll T626-2322, ED 122, page 4B, line #63, dwelling #80, family #80.
  19. Photo courtesy of Stanley Waggoner ().

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