Silas Hinshaw

                                       ┌── Absolom Hinshaw
                                       │    1752-1830 
                   ┌── Abel Hinshaw ───┤
                   │    1799-1876      │
                   │                   └── Elizabeth Hinshawc1753-1833 
Silas Hinshaw ─────┤
B: 1829            │                   ┌── John Bookout
D: 1891            │                   │
                   └── Nancy Bookout ──┤
                        1799-1882      │
                                       └── Zilpha Wright
M: Sofronia Mullen
   ├── Malissa Ann Hinshaw (1851-?) 1,2,3
   ├── Lettitia A. Hinshaw (1853-?) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Nancy Emeline Hinshaw (1856-1915) 1,2,3
   ├── Arnold B. Hinshaw (1858-<1920) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Harriett E. Hinshaw (1860-1878) 1,3,6
   ├── George Hinshaw (1862-?) 1
   ├── Andrew Hinshaw (1864-?) 1
   ├── Nettie May Hinshaw (1866-?) 1,3,4,7
   ├── Elsie D. Hinshaw (1871-?) 1
   ├── Elwood Edward Hinshaw (1872-1912) 1,4
   └── Addie F. Hinshaw (1877-?) 1,4

Silas Hinshaw     [ID 00759] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 5 18292,3,4,8,9,10,11 [Feb 5 182912], Randolph County, North Carolina2,3,4,8,9,10,11.  

He married Sofronia Mullen1 [Sofronia Mullin9, Sophrona Mullin2], Mar 8 18511 [Mar 13 185111], Randolph County, Indiana1.  Sofronia was born Aug - 18313,4,5 [Aug 22 183012], Indiana3,4,5.  

Silas and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 15 1860), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:2

Silas Hinshaw, age 31, born in North Carolina; farmer; $3600 real estate; $350 personal property.
Saphrona Hinshaw, age 25, born in Indiana.
Malissa A Hinshaw, age 9, born in Indiana; attended school.
Lutecia A Hinshaw, age 7, born in Indiana; attended school.
Nancy E Hinshaw, age 4, born in Indiana.
Arnold Hinshaw, age 1, born in Indiana.
Isaac Hogston, age 13, born in Indiana; attended school.
Mary Hogston, age 17, born in Indiana.

In Jun 1863 Silas registered for the Civil War draft in the 5th Congressional District, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:13

Hinshaw Silas, age 34, born in North Carolina; married; farmer.

Silas and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 2 1870), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:3

Hinshaw, Silas, age 41, born in North Carolina; farmer; $4400 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Hinshaw, Saphronia, age 39, born in Indiana; house keeper.
Hinshaw, Melissa A., age 18, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Lettitia A., age 16, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Nancy E., age 13, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Arnold, age 10, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Harriett E., age 8, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Nettie M., age 4, born in Indiana.
Living next door in 1870 were the families of nephews Elza Hinshaw14 and Iram Hinshaw.15  

Silas and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 11 1880), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:4

Hinshaw, Silas, age 51, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Hinshaw, Safrona, wife, age 49, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Lutitia A., daughter, age 25, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Arnold B., son, age 21, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; works on farm.
Hinshaw, Nettie M., daughter, age 14, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; going to school.
Hinshaw, Elwood E., son, age 7, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Adda F., daughter, age 2, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana.
Hunt, Charles, age 13, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; works on farm; attended school.
Living next door in 1880 was the family of nephew Elwood;16 one more house away was the family of brother Absolom;17 one more house away was the family of cousin John;18 two more houses away was the family of brother Jacob;19 three more houses away was the family of brother Elkanah;20

Silas Hinshaw died Jun 12 1891, age 62y 5m 7d.9,11,12  

Silas' obituary was published as follows (as excerpted):11

HINSHAW Silas, b. North Carolina Jan. 5, 1829 - d. June 12, 1891 ae 62y 5m 7d.  He m. Sophronia Mullen Mar. 13, 1851.  They had 11 childrenr 4 are dec'd.  He was a mem. of the Soc. of Friends slnce 1881.  Fun. & bur. at. Mt. Zion.

Widow Sophronia was shown in the 1900 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:5

Sophronia Henshaw, head-of-household, age unclear, born Aug 1831 in Indiana; both parents born in North Carolina; widow, married 49 years; 11 children, 7 living.
Arnold B Henshaw, son, age 42, born Aug 1858 in Indiana; father born in Ohio [sic]; mother born in Indiana [sic]; farmer.
John Ullerey, boarder, age 16, born Sep 1883 in Ohio; farm laborer.
Zora Sutton, boarder, age 14, born Sep 1885 in Indiana; both parents born in Indiana; servant.

Sofronia died Apr 7 1904, buried Mount Zion Church Cemetery, near Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.12  


Sources

  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  2. 1860 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; pg 727, line #36, dwelling #250, family #244.
  3. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; page 442B, line #32, dwelling #77, family #77.
  4. 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, ED 173, page 268C, line #46, dwelling #86, family #86.
  5. 1900 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; ED 129, sheet 1A, dwelling #1.
  6. Contribution from Allen Rowe () citing:
    Gravestone, Mount Zion Church Cemetery, Winchester, Indiana.
  7. Posting by Eloine Chesnut () on Mar 12 1999 on the Jay County, Indiana USGenWeb site:
    http://cgi.rootsweb.com/~genbbs/genbbs.cgi/USA/In/JayBios?read=516.
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  9. Family lineage contributed by Greg Hinshaw
  10. 1850 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll 168, pg 42, household #25.
  11. Randolph County, Indiana obituary transcripts, 1885-1899; USGenWeb:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~inrandol/Obits/1885.htm.
  12. Mount Zion Cemetery burials, Randolph County, Indiana; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~inrandol/WhiteRiver/mtzion.htm.
  13. U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; page 442B, line #30, dwelling #76, family #76.
  15. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; page 442B, line #24, dwelling #75, family #75.
  16. 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, ED 173, page 268C, line #42, dwelling #85, family #85.
  17. 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, ED 173, page 268C, line #39, dwelling #84, family #84.
  18. 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, ED 173, page 268C, line #34, dwelling #83, family #83.
  19. 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, ED 173, page 268C, line #21, dwelling #81, family #81.
  20. 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, ED 173, page 268C, line #1, dwelling #78, family #78.


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