Martha Jane Hinshaw

                                            ┌── Trustrem Hinshaw
                                            │    1801-1869 
                        ┌── John Hinshaw ───┤
                        │    1824-1911      │
                        │                   └── Martha Hinshaw
                        │                        1799-1870 
Martha Jane Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1853                 │                   ┌── Isaac Commons
D: 1947                 │                   │
                        └── Sarah Commons ──┤
                             1822-1910      │
                                            └── Rebecca Robins
M: Hubert Wilber Horton

Martha Jane Hinshaw     [ID 00749] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 14 1853, Hortonville, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,2  

She married Hubert Wilber Horton, Dec 2 1869, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,3,4,5,6  

Hubert converted to the Friends Church after their marriage and became actively involved.5  

At the time of their marriage Hubert was a farmer, but he later became an aucioneer who was much sought after for his auctioneering talents.5  Upon his death an article in the Indianapolis News called him "the most famous man in northern Indiana".5  

Seven children:5

Marlin Newton Horton, born Aug 7 1872.
Rowena Bell Horton, born Nov 1874.
Laura A. Horton, born Oct 25 1875.
Carlin Horton, born Mar 14 1879.
Roma Pearl Horton, born Mar 4 1881.
Libbie E. (Elizabeth) Horton, born Apr 25 1883, Hamilton County, Indiana. 6
Sallie M. (Sarah) Horton, born Apr 9 1886, Hamilton County, Indiana. 6

About 1911 Martha was living in Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana.4,7  

Martha Jane Hinshaw died Mar 1 1947, Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana; buried Little Eagle Cemetery.5  


  1. Contribution from Candace McDaniel ().
  2. 1860 census, Westfield P.O., Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; page 337, line #4, dwelling #848, family #848.
  3. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; (Book 3, page 470).
  4. "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.
  5. Contribution from ().
  6. Posting Apr 14 2001 by Lora () to Hancock County, Indiana Queries:
  7. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4

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