┌── Absolom Hinshaw │ 1752-1830 ┌── Abel Hinshaw ───┤ │ 1799-1876 │ │ └── Elizabeth Hinshaw │ c1753-1833 Absalom Hinshaw ─────────┤ B: 1819 │ ┌── John Bookout D: 1900 │ │ └── Nancy Bookout ──┤ 1799-1882 │ └── Zilpha Wright M: Mary Jane McKinnister ├── Iram Hinshaw (1842-1914) 1,2,3 M: Eliza Carter ├── Elza Hinshaw (1847-1920) 1,2,4 ├── Elwood Hinshaw (1849-1924) 1,2,5,6 ├── Alonzo Hinshaw (c1857-<1870) 7 ├── Columbus Hinshaw (1860-1942) 1,2,6,8,9 └── Mary Myrtle Hinshaw (1865-1936) 1,2,6,8,10
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Absalom Hinshaw1,11,12,13,14 [Absolom Hinshaw1,15, Absalem Hinshaw7, Absolem Hinshaw5, Absolam Hinchaw16].
Born Aug 21 18197,8,9,13,14,16,17,18 [Aug 3 18191], Randolph County, North Carolina7,8,9,13,14,16,17,18.
He married Mary Jane McKinnister15,19 [Mary J. McKinister1], Sep 10 184215,19 [Sep 7 18421,14,18,20], Clinton County, Ohio15,19 [Randolph County, Indiana1]. [The LDS IGI is apparently in error showing this marriage in Indiana. This marriage is actually recorded in Clinton County, Ohio].15
Mary died Jan 6 1845.14,18,20
He then married Eliza Carter1,5,11,12,17, Sep 4 18461,5,11,12,17 [Sep 23 184514,18,20], Randolph County, Indiana1,5,11,12,17. Eliza Carter, daughter of Thomas Carter & Miriam Cartwright8,13,16,17,21,22, was born Aug 10 18288,13,16,17,21,22 [Oct - 18299], North Carolina8,13,16,17,21,22.
Eliza was the grandaughter of Joseph Carter and Margaret Hinshaw. Absolem and Eliza were 3rd cousins once removed. Note also that Absolem's brother Jacob married Eliza's sister Mary.
"Absolam Hinchaw" and family were shown in the 1850 census (Jul 31 1850), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:16
Absalem and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 15 1860), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:7
At Cherry Grove MM on 4-13-1867, Absalem "of Snow Hill", was received in membership.24
In Jun 1863 Absalom registered for the Civil War draft in the 5th Congressional District, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:25
Absalom and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 6 1870), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:6
Absalom and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 11 1880), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:8
Absolom and Eliza Hinshaw were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4 1900), still in Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana, living with the family of son Columbus:9,31
Absalom Hinshaw died Dec 31 1900, at his home, Randolph, Randolph County, Indiana; age 81y 4m 10d.13,14,17,18,20,21,22
Absalom's obituary was published in the "Winchester Herald" (Winchester, Indiana)14 and in the "Winchester Journal" (Winchester, Indiana)18 on Wednesday, January 9, 1901 (see obituary scans below):
Absalom Hinshaw,Son of Abel and Nancy Hinshaw, was born in Randolph county, North Carolina August 21, 1819, died in Randolph, Indiana, December 31, 1900, age 81 years, 4 months and 10 days. When eight years of age he moved with his parents to Highland county, Ohio, and about two years latter [sic] came to Randolph county where he resided the remainder of his life. He was a member of the Friend's Church from his early boyhood. He was married to Marry J. McKinister, September 7, 1842, and to them was born one child, Iram, who is still living. His wife died January 6, 1845; and on September 23, 1845, he was united in marriage to Eliza Carter who survives him. To this union was born five children, four of whom, Eliza [sic], Elwood and Columbus Hinshaw and Mary M. Hunt are yet living. For nearly fifty-five years Absalom and Eliza lived together as husband and wife within a few miles of his decease, and for over fifty years they have resided on the farm where he died. He was one of the pioneer fathers who saw the wild and unbroken forsets [sic] slowly disappear before the march of civilization and progress and give way to broad and fertile farms. With a brave heart and a strong hand he contributed his portion to the toil and hardships so neccessary [sic] to made [sic] this well-improved and beautiful country. Absalom Hinshaw was well beloved in the community where he lived for more than half a century. He had a cheery word for all with whom he was associated, and was ever ready to accomodate his neighbors. He loved his family and was ready to assist them at all times; he was an honest man, a man of strict integrity, and it can be truely [sic] said of him that a good husband and father, a kind neighbor, and honest, upright citizen, having lived more than man's allotted days, has gone to his final resting place.
Absalom's last will and testament was later probated, as reported in the "Winchester Herald" (Winchester, Indiana) (see obituary scan below):32
The last will and testament of Absalom Hinshaw, was probated January 3. He leaves to his beloved wife, Eliza Hinshaw, the home farm consisting of ninety acres, the farm bought of Elwood Hinshaw. At death of his wife he bequeathed land to his daughter, May Hinshaw [sic], to have and hold in fee simple forever. To Columbus Hinshaw he leaves 106 acres to hold forever. All personal property is left to his wife, and at her death all personal, notes, procdeds [sic] of farm, etc., to his children, share and share alike.
Eliza Carter died Mar 17 1904, buried Mount Zion Cemetery, southeast of Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.13,21,22
Photo: Absalom Hinshaw obituary Winchester Herald, Jan 9 1901 14
Photo: Absalom Hinshaw obituary Winchester Journal, Jan 9 1901 18
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