Benjamin Smith Hinchee, Jr.

                                                            ┌── Jonas J. Hinchee
                                                            │    1798-1839 
                               ┌── Benjamin Smith Hinchee ──┤
                               │    1831-1893               │
                               │                            └── Margaret "Peggy" Smith
                               │                                c1791-1879 
Benjamin Smith Hinchee, Jr. ───┤
B: 1868                        │                            ┌── Robert Walker
D: ?                           │                            │
                               └── Anna Walker ─────────────┤
                                    1838-1877               │
                                                            └── Ann (Walker)
M: Lizzie A. Chidester
   ├── Minnie Hinchee (1889-?) 1,2
   ├── Johnnie H. Hinchee (1891-) 1,2
   └── William Hinchee (1893-) 1,2

Benjamin Smith Hinchee, Jr.     [ID 08161] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Benjamin Smith Hinchee, Jr.3,4,5 [William Benjamin Smith Hinchee5].

Born Feb 18 1868, Grayson County, Texas.3,4,5  (c1867).6  

Born Benjamin Smith Hinchee, Jr., he changed his name to William Benjamin Smith Hinchee.5  

He married Lizzie A. Chidester5 [Eliza A. Chidester1], May 6 18885, Jack County, Texas5.  Lizzie, daughter of Thomas B. Chidester & Amanda J. Brummett, was born Feb - 1873, Texas.1,2  

William Benjamin disappeared at age 28.5  His sister Laura Hinchee said he was robbed of a nearly new wagon and was killed.  His brother, Jonah, said Ben Jr. deserted his wife and children.5  Nothing more is known of him.  

Lizzie remarried to a -- Chancy.  Lizzie and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 12 1900), Henrietta, Clay County, Texas:2

Chancy, Lizie, head-of-household, age 27, born Feb 1873 in Texas; parents born in Arkansas; widow; 5 children, 3 living; occupation: laundress; rented home.
Chancy, Minnie, daughter, age 11, born May 1889 in Indian Territory; parents born in Texas; attended school.
Chancy, Jonie H., son, age 9, born Mch 1891 in Texas; parents born in Texas; attended school.
Chancy, William, son, age 6, born Sept 1893 in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Texas.
Chidister, James, brother, age 24, born May 1876 in Texas; parents born in Arkansas; occupation: day laborer.


  1. Contribution from Larry Stegall ( or ).
  2. 1900 census, Justice Precinct 1, Henrietta, Clay County, Texas; ED 14, page 38B, line #70, dwelling #291, family #291.
  3. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  4. Contribution from Barbara Allen Coons ().
  5. Contribution from Larry M. Stegall ( or ) citing:
    1972 manuscript by Fred Hinchee.
  6. 1880 census, Justice Precinct 1, Henrietta Township, Clay County, Texas; roll T9-1295, ED 162, page 464C, line #29, dwelling #136, family #139.

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