Burgess Hinshaw

Burgess Hinshaw
B: 1861 
D: 1925 
M: Mary Jane Holland
   ├── Lillie M. Henshaw (1894-) 1,2
   ├── Frances Marian Hinshaw (1896-2001) 1,2,3
   ├── Jane Henshaw (1898-) 1,2,4
   ├── Garfield Henshaw (c1901-) 2,4
   ├── George A. Henshaw (c1903-) 2,4
   └── Mildred R. Hinshaw (1908-1945) 2,4,5,6

Burgess Hinshaw     [ID 08081] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Burgess Hinshaw3,5,7 [Burgess Henshaw2,8, Birgess Hanshaw4].

Born Dec - 1861, Maryland.1  (c1863, Virginia).2,8  (c1866, Virginia).4  

He married Mary Jane Holland, about 1895.1,2,3  Mary, daughter of Francis M. Holland & Annie Jackson, was born Mar 12 1873, Monongalia County, West Virginia.7  (Mar - 1872).1  (c1876).2  (c1878).4  

Burgess and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 20-21 1900), Grant District, Monongalia County, West Virginia (page smudged):1

Hinshaw, Virgess [unclear], head-of-household, black, age 38, born Dec 1861 in Maryland; parents born in Maryland; married 5 years; occupation: hotel cook; owned home (free).
Hinshaw, Mary J., wife, black, age 28, born Mar 1872 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; married 5 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Hinshaw, Lillie, daughter, black, age 5, born June 1894 in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia; attended school 8 months.
Hinshaw, Marion, son [sic], male, black, age 4, born Aug 1895 in West Virginia; father born in Maryland; mother born in West Virginia.
Hinshaw, Jane, daughter, black, age 1, born Nov 1898 in West Virginia; father born in Maryland; mother born in West Virginia.

Burgess and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), Grant District, Monongalia County, West Virginia:2

Henshaw, Burgess, head-of-household, black, age 47, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first marriage, married 14 years; occupation: cook, fraternity house; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Mary J., wife, black, age 34, born in West Virginia; father born in West Virginia; mother born in Virginia; first marriage, married 14 years; 7 children, 6 living.
Henshaw, Lillie M., daughter, black, age 20, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; occupation: chambermaid, fraternity house.
Henshaw, Marion F., daughter, black, age 13, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Jane, daughter, black, age 11, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Garfield, son, black, age 9, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, George A., son, black, age 7, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; attended school.
Henshaw, Mildred, daughter, black, age 3, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia.

Burgess and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 14 1920), Jerome St., Sturgis, Monongalia County, West Virginia:4

Hanshaw, Birgess, head-of-household, black, age 54, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; owned home (free); occupation: labor, general work.
Hanshaw, Mary, wife, black, age 42, born in West Virginia; parents born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Jane, daughter, black, age 20, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia.
Hanshaw, Garfield, son, black, age 19, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; occupation: catcher, tin mill.
Hanshaw, Aarron [unclear], son, black, age 17, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; occupation: catcher, tin mill.
Hanshaw, Mildred, daughter, black, age 14, born in West Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in West Virginia; attended school..

Burgess Hinshaw died Mar 10 1925, Jerome Park, Monongalia County, West Virginia; age 62.8  

Mary died Jan 30 1944, Jeroume Park, Monongalia County, West Virginia; age 71y 10m 18d.7  

Burgess' father was an unidentified James Hinshaw,8 presumably a slave,9 since Burgess was born during the Civil War.  It is unknown if his father James took the Hinshaw name as a result of some Hinshaw family (most likely in North Carolina) offering some kindness, or if perhaps James might have been a slave in a Virginia Henshaw household.9  

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Sources

  1. 1900 census, Grant District, Monongalia County, West Virginia; roll T623-1767, ED 81, page 10B, line #93, dwelling #216, family #219.
  2. 1910 census, Grant District, Monongalia County, West Virginia; roll T624-1691, ED 75, page 100A, line #12, dwelling #28, family #29.
  3. Obituary of Frances Marian Hinshaw McNeill.
  4. 1920 census, Sturgis, Morgan District, Monongalia County, West Virginia; roll T625-1964, ED 101, page 6B, line #69, dwelling #109, family #115.
  5. Mildred R. Hinshaw death record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcdetail.aspx?Id=2192115.
  6. Death certificate for Mildred R. Hinshaw.
  7. Mary Jane Hinshaw death record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcdetail.aspx?Id=408528.
  8. Burgess Henshaw death record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcdetail.aspx?Id=171470.
  9. Speculation.


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