John Benjamin Hinshaw

                                                        ┌── John Hinshawc1801-1885 
                            ┌── Martin Luther Hinshaw ──┤
                            │    1836-<1880             │
                            │                           └── Hannah Carterc1805-1887 
John Benjamin Hinshaw ──────┤
B: 1863                     │
D: 1946                     │
                            └── Elizabeth Shields
                                c1835-?    
M: Pearl Valetta Richardson
   ├── Edna Mildred Hinshaw (1899-1993) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── James William Hinshaw (1903-1989) 4,6
   └── John Lester Hinshaw (1909-1988) 1,2,4,7

John Benjamin Hinshaw     [ID 07440] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 30 18631,2,4,6,7,8,9 [May - 18643], Yadkin County, North Carolina1,2,4,6,7,8,9.  

According to family folklore, John and his mother traveled to Kansas about 1874,10

He married Pearl Valetta Richardson, Oct 13 1895, Salina, Kansas.1,6,9  Pearl, daughter of Benjamin Frank Richardson & Mahala Thomas6,8,9, was born Nov 13 18726,8,9 [Nov - 18742,3,4,7], Brookville, Kansas6,8,9.  

John was listed in the 1897-98 city directory of Salina, Saline County, Kansas; his occupation was shown as "tinner".10  He was again listed in the 1904-05 edition, where his advertisement lists roofing, spouting, sheet iron and tin work.10  

John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), Salina, Saline County, Kansas:3

Hinshaw, John, head-of-household, age 36, born May 1864 in South Carolina; parents born in South Carolina; married 4 years; occupation: tinner.
Hinshaw, Pearl, wife, age 25, born Nov 1874 in Kansas; father born in Virginia; mother born in Indiana; married 4 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Hinshaw, Edna, daughter, age 5 months, born Dec 1899 in Kansas; father born in [..unclear..] Carolina; mother born in Kansas.

John and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 20 1910), 1344 Euclid, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas:4

Henshaw, J B, head-of-household, age 46, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 14 years; occupation: tinner, creamery co.; rented home.
Henshaw, Pearl B., wife, age 36, born in Kansas; father born in Virginia; mother born in Indiana; married 14 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Henshaw, Edna M., daughter, age 10, born in Kansas; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kansas; attended school.
Henshaw, J. William, son, age 7, born in Kansas; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kansas; attended school.
Henshaw, Lester, son, age 10 months, born in Kansas; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kansas.

John and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9 1920), 1417 West 6th Street, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas:2

Hinshaw, John B., head-of-household, age 57, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; owned home; occupation: tinner, creamery.
Hinshaw, Pearl, wife, age 45, born in Kansas; father born in Virginia; mother born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Edna, daughter, age 20, born in Kansas; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kansas; single; occupation: stenographer, creamery.
Hinshaw, Lester, son, age 11, born in Kansas; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kansas; single; attended school.

John and family were shown in the 1930 census (Sep 17 1930), 1417 West Street, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas:7

Hinshaw, John B., head-of-household, age 66, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 32; owned home ($5500 value); radio in home; occupation: sheet metal worker, creamery; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Pearl B., wife, age 56, born in Kansas; father born in Virginia; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 22.
Hinshaw, Lester J., son, age 21, born in Kansas; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kansas; single; occupation: waiter, eating house; not a veteran.

John Benjamin Hinshaw died Dec 17 1946, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas; buried Mt. Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kansas.1,6,8,9  

Pearl died 1967, Manhattan, Kansas; buried Mt. Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kansas.6,8

(photo)Photo: John Benjamin Hinshaw 11

(photo)Photo: Pearl Valetta Richardson 11

(photo)Photo: Gravestones - John Benjamin Hinshaw & Pearl Valetta Richardson 11

(photo)Photo: Gravestones - John Benjamin Hinshaw & Pearl Valetta Richardson 11

(photo)Photo: Children of John Benjamin Hinshaw & Pearl Valetta Richardson 11


Sources

  1. Contribution from Bill Hinshaw citing:
    Kansas State Historical Society, #5786.
  2. 1920 census, Ward 4, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas; roll T625-551, ED 182, page 9A-9B, line #48, dwelling #211, family #216.
  3. 1900 census, Salina, Saline County, Kansas; roll T623-498, ED 123, page 6B, line #56, dwelling #130, family #132.
  4. 1910 census, Ward 5, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas; roll T624-457, ED 178, page 172B, line #77, dwelling #111, family #115.
  5. Contribution from Bill Hinshaw citing: family records.
  6. Contribution from Marion Hinshaw citing: LDS data.
  7. 1930 census, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas; roll T626-722, ED 29, page 21B, line #51, dwelling #528, family #613.
  8. gravestone.
  9. LDS Pedigree Resource File, submitted by Bill Hinshaw.
  10. Contribution from Bill Hinshaw.
  11. Photo courtesy of Bill Hinshaw.


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