Betsy Jane Hinshaw

                                             ┌── Thomas Hinshaw
                                             │    1797-1869 
                      ┌── John W. Hinshaw ───┤
                      │   c1825-?            │
                      │                      └── Elizabeth -
                      │                           1809-1849 
Betsy Jane Hinshaw ───┤
B: c1852              │                      ┌── Moses Swaim, Jr.
D: 1939               │                      │
                      └── Susan Anna Swaim ──┤
                          c1829-?            │
                                             └── Elizabeth Frazier
└──── Mary E. Hinshaw, c1870-?     1,2
└──── Thomas Hinshaw,  1877-1953  1,2,3,4,5,6
└──── Elizabeth Hinshaw,  1882-1946  1,2,3,4,5,6,7
└──── George Washington Hinshaw,  1897-1973  2,3,4,6
Betsy Jane Hinshaw     [ID 08401] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Betsy Jane Hinshaw2 [Elizabeth Hinshaw8,9, Jane Hinshaw3,7].

Born about 1852, Jackson County, Alabama.8,9  (c1856).1  (1855).4  (c1848).2  (c1850).5,7  

Jane never married.3  It is believed that all three of her children were by different fathers.  One, believed to be the father of George, was Lem Motlow, who came from the Jack Daniels distillery family.  Lem was very wealthy, and Motlow College was named after him.3  Another of Jane's partners was a -- Hereford.3  

Betsy Jane and children were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 10 1880), living with her parents in Jackson County, Alabama:1

Hinshaw, Elizabeth, daughter, age 24, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; cannot read or write.
Hinshaw, Elizabeth, granddaughter, age 10, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; cannot read or write.
Hinshaw, Thomas, grandson, age 7, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Hinshaw, Mary, granddaughter, age 2 months, born Mar [1880] in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.

Jane and children were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 20 1900), Franklin County, Tennessee:4

Henshaw, Thomas, head-of-household, age 23, born 1877 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; single; cannot read or write; occupation: farm laborer; rented home.
Henshaw, Jane [unclear], mother [unclear], age 4?, born 1855 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; single; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, Elizabeth, sister, age 18, born 1882 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; single; cannot read or write.
Henshaw, George, brother, age 7, born 1893 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; single.
Living next door on one side in 1900 was the family of Franklin Henshaw #5610;10 next door on the other side was the family of James Anderson Hinshaw;11 one more house away was the family of cousin Mary Susan Hinshaw;12 one more house away was the family of cousin Eliza J. Hinshaw.13  

Betsy Jane and children were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 26-27 1910), Franklin County, Tennessee:2

Hinshaw, Thomas, head-of-household, age 34, born in Alabama; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Alabama; single; occupation: odd jobs; rented farm; cannot read or write.
Hinshaw, Betsy Jane, mother, age 62, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; widow; 5 children, 3 living; cannot read or write.
Hinshaw, Mary E., sister, age 40, born in Alabama; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Alabama; widow; 1 child, 1 living; cannot read or write.
Hinshaw, George W., brother, age 15, born in Tennessee; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Alabama; single; attended school; cannot read or write.

On Jun 5 1918, when son George registered for the World War I draft, Jane was living in Maxwell, Franklin County, Tennessee.14  

Jane and children were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 26 1930), Franklin County, Tennessee:5

Hinshaw, Tom, head-of-household, age 59, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farming; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Jane, mother, age 80, born in Alabama; father born in Alabama; mother born in United States; widow.
Hinshaw, Bettie, sister, age 63, born in Alabama; father born in Alabama; mother born in United States; widow.
Living nearby in 1930 was the family of John Thomas Hinshaw.15  

Betsy Jane Hinshaw died Mar 2 1939, Huntland, Franklin County, Tennessee; age about 90.7,16  

Betsy Jane's death certificate, as attested by son George, shows she was a daughter of John Hinshaw (mother's name unknown), and the widow of a Bill Hinshaw.7,16  The death certificate for son Thomas, as attested by George's wife, shows his father was a James Hinshaw and his mother was "Jane (unknown)".7  The death certificate for daughter Elizabeth, as attested by brother George, shows her father was a Jim Hinshaw and her mother was Jane Hinshaw.7  

See also: Jane Hinshaw #5813.

(photo)Photo: Betsy Jane Hinshaw death certificate Franklin County, Tennessee 7


Sources

  1. 1880 census, Jackson County, Alabama; Beat 18, ED 97, page 14D, line #22, dwelling #62, family #64.
  2. 1910 census, Civil District 5, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T624-1499, ED 24, page 82A, line #13, dwelling #92, family #95.
  3. Contribution from Charlene Hinshaw.
  4. 1900 census, Civil District 16, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T623-1570, ED 29, page 8B, line #63, dwelling #144, family #146.
  5. 1930 census, District 4, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T626-2246, ED 6, page 8B, line #65, dwelling #147, family #156.
  6. 1900 census, 16th District, Franklin County, Tennessee; page 237B (sheet 8B), line #63, dwelling #144, family #146.
  7. Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. Genealogy data (Henall.FTW) by George Frederick Langley, Jr..
  9. 1860 census, Jackson County, Alabama; page 307, line #32, dwelling #278, family #278.
  10. 1900 census, Civil District 16, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T623-1570, ED 29, page 8B, line #53, dwelling #143, family #145.
  11. 1900 census, Civil District 16, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T623-1570, ED 29, page 8B, line #67, dwelling #145, family #147.
  12. 1900 census, Civil District 16, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T623-1570, ED 29, page 8B, line #75, dwelling #146, family #148.
  13. 1900 census, Civil District 16, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T623-1570, ED 29, page 8B, line #78, dwelling #147, family #149.
  14. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. 1930 census, District 4, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T626-2246, ED 6, page 8B, line #92, dwelling #153, family #161.
  16. Tennessee, Deaths and Burials Index, 1874-1955; http://www.ancestry.com.


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