Meredith Hinshaw

                                           ┌── Abel Hinshaw
                                           │    1799-1876 
                    ┌── Jacob B. Hinshaw ──┤
                    │    1824-1901         │
                    │                      └── Nancy Bookout
                    │                           1799-1882 
Meredith Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1846             │                      ┌── Thomas Carter
D: 1922             │                      │
                    └── Mary M. Carter ────┤
                         1826-1908         │
                                           └── Miriam Cartwright
M: Mary Ellen Fudge
   ├── David Adelmar Hinshaw (1869-?) 1,2,3
   ├── Stephen A. Hinshaw (1871-?) 2,4,5
   └── Dr. Otis W. Hinshaw (1875-1944) 2,4,6

Meredith Hinshaw     [ID 00755] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 13 1846, Randolph County, Indiana.1,2,5,7,8,9  

He married Mary Ellen Fudge1,4,10 [Ellen Fudge4], Feb 29 18681,4,10, Randolph County, Indiana1,4,10.  Mary was born Mar - 1847, Indiana.2,5,7,9,11  

Note that Meredith's brother Zimri married Esther Fudge (relationship unknown).  

Meredith and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 6 1870), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:12

Hinshaw, Meredith, age 24, born in Indiana; farmer; $2200 real estate; $500 personal property.
Hinshaw, Mary E, age 24, born in Indiana; keeps house.
Hinshaw, David A, age 1, born in Indiana.
Canady, Thomas W., age 11, born in Ohio; cannot read or write.

Meredith and family were again shown in the 1880 census (Jun 12 1880), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:2

Hinshaw, Meredith, age 33, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Hinshaw, Mary E, wife, age 33, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; health: "sick but do not know cause".
Hinshaw, David E [sic], son, age 11, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; works on farm; attended school.
Hinshaw, Stephen A, son, age 7, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; attended school.
Hinshaw, Otis, son, age 5, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; attended school.
Rockhill, Mary E., age 20, born in Indiana; single; housework.

At White River MM on 5-3-1890, Meredith & wife Mary Ellen and children Arley & Ottie were received on a letter from Methodist church at Lynn.4  

Meredith and family were shown in the 1900 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:5

Hinshaw, Meredith, head-of-household, age 53, born Sept 1846 in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; married 32 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm.
Hinshaw, Mary E., wife, age 53, born March 1847 in Indiana; parents born in Ohio; married 32 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Hinshaw, Stephen A., son, age 28, born July 1871 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; marital status unclear [appears to show widowed]; farm laborer.
Hinshaw, Francis R., grandson, age 7, born January 1892 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Fudge, Sarah M., sister-in-law, age 51, born Feb 1849 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single.

Meredith and Mary Ellen were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 28 1910), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:9

Hinshaw, Meredith, head-of-household, age 63, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; first marriage, married 42 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Hinshaw, Mary E., wife, age 63, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 42 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Fudge, Sarah M., sister-in-law, age 61, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Pennsylvania; single; occupation: servant, house work.
Living next door in 1910 was grandson Samuel and his wife.13  

Meredith and Mary Ellen were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 22-29 1920), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:14

Hinshaw, Meredith, head-of-household, age 73, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; owned home; occupation: none.
Hinshaw, Mary E., wife, age 72, born in Indiana; parents born in Ohio.
Fudge, Sarah M., sister-in-law, age 70, born in Indiana; parents born in Ohio; single.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of grandson Samuel.15  

Meredith Hinshaw died 19226,16 [19217]; buried Fountain Park Cemetery, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana6,16.  

Widow Mary Ellen was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 10 1930), living alone in Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:11

Hinshaw, Ellen, head-of-household, age 83, born in Indiana; parents born in Pennsylvania; widow; first married at age 20; owned home; radio in home; occupation: none.

Mary died 1934.7

(photo)Photo: Meredith Hinshaw funeral article 16


Sources

  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  2. 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, ED 173, page 269B, line #13, dwelling #105, household #105.
  3. Posting Nov 9 2004 by Andrea Long () to INRANDOL-L, citing: Randolph County, Indiana marriage indexes.
  4. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 2, 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.
  5. 1900 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; ED 128, page 155B (sheet 10B), line #76, dwelling #227, family #228.
  6. Biographical sketch of Dr. Otis W. Hinshaw.
  7. Family lineage contributed by Greg Hinshaw
  8. 1850 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll 168, pg 44, household #53.
  9. 1910 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T624-376, ED 142, page 4A, line #23, dwelling #70, family #70.
  10. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (county bk page 19).
  11. 1930 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T626-624, ED 17, page 4A, line #47, dwelling #97, family #97.
  12. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; page 443B-444A, line #40, dwelling #93, family #93.
  13. 1910 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T624-376, ED 142, page 4A, line #21, dwelling #69, family #69.
  14. 1920 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T625-464, ED 159, page 13A, line #34, dwelling #362, family #363.
  15. 1920 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T625-464, ED 159, page 13A, line #30, dwelling #361, family #362.
  16. Meredith Hinshaw funeral article; courtesy of Mary Bales ().


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