Benton Seth Hinshaw

                                                     ┌── Seth Hinshaw
                                                     │    1818-1906 
                       ┌── William Henry Hinshaw ────┤
                       │    1845-1918                │
                       │                             └── Sarah Gregg
                       │                                  1819-1882 
Benton Seth Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1871                │                             ┌── Nathan Presnall
D: 1949                │                             │
                       └── Pleasent Jane Pressnall ──┤
                            1846-1883                │
                                                     └── Mahala Munden
M: Margie Kate Ulmer
   └── Hobert U. Hinshaw (1897-1962) 1,2,3,4,5,6

Benton Seth Hinshaw     [ID 08530] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 3 1871, Indiana.2,3,4,5,7,8,9  

He married Margie Kate Ulmer, Aug 29 1894, Henry County, Indiana.2,4,7,10  Margie, daughter of Daniel Ulmer & Margaret Stroud3,4,5,7,9 [Daniel Ulmer & Margaret Sherwood2], was born Mar 12 18773,4,5,7,9, Indiana3,4,5,7,9.  

In 1899, during the Spanish-American War, Benton enlisted in the Indiana State Militia, New Castle Company.11  

Benton and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), Kennard, Henry County, Indiana:3

Hinshaw, Benton S., head-of-household, age 29, born Mar 1871 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 5 years; carpenter; owned home.
Hinshaw, Margie K., wife, age 23, born Mar 1877 in Indiana; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 5 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Hinshaw, Hobert W. [initial unclear], son, age 3, born Feb 1897 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Living next door in 1900 was the remarried widow of uncle Asael Gregg Hinshaw.12  

Benton and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), 124 12th St., Anderson, Madison County, Indiana:4

Henshaw, Benton S., head-of-household, age 39, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 16 years; occupation: salesman, [..unclear..]; rented home.
Henshaw, Margie, wife, age 32, born in Indiana; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 16 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Henshaw, Hobert U., son, age 13, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Henshaw, Wm. R., brother, age 33, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; divorced; occupation: salesman, [..unclear..].
Ulmer, Robt., brother-in-law, age 29, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: clerk, shoe store.

Benton and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 10 1920), 126 East Fourteenth Street, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana:5

Hinshaw, Benton, head-of-household, age 48, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; owned home; occupation: commercial trader, [..unclear..] company.
Hinshaw, Margie, wife, age 42, born in Indiana; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Hinshaw, Hobert, son, age 22, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: clerk, electric works.
Wright, Hoyt, roomer, age 31, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: salesman, clothing store.

Benton and Margie were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 7 1930), Main Street, Kennard, Henry County, Indiana:9

Hinshaw, Benton S., head-of-household, age 59, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 23; owned home ($2500 value); radio in home; occupation: proprietor, restaurant; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Marjie, wife, age 53, born in Indiana; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 17; occupation: cook, restaurant.

Benton lived in Shirley, Indiana.2  

Margie died Nov 10 1933.2  

Benton Seth Hinshaw died 1949, age 78.13,14  Benton's obituary was published in the "Anderson Daily Bulletin" (Anderson, Indiana) on Jun 23 1949.14  Another obituary for Benton appeared in the Terre Haute, Indiana "Tribune" on Jun 23 1949, page 2.13  


Sources

  1. Henry County, Indiana Index to Birth Records, Book 1, Vol. 2,
    1882-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration.
  2. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  3. 1900 census, Kennard Corporation, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T623-377, ED 61, page 4B, line #96, dwelling #99, family #103.
  4. 1910 census, 1st Ward, Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T624-365, ED 87, page 3B, line #74, dwelling #62, family #62.
  5. 1920 census, Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T625-448, ED 96, page 15B, line #75, dwelling #325, family #344.
  6. 1900 census, Kennard, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; ED 61, page 4B, line #95, dwelling #99, family #103.
  7. "Webster Parry's Abstracts of Quaker Records", LDS microfilm #0367987
  8. 1880 census, Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana; roll T9-0284, ED 7, page 118A, line #38, dwelling #147, family #149.
  9. 1930 census, Kennard, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T626-592, ED 10, page 2A, line #1, dwelling #35, family #35.
  10. Henry County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1, Vol. 2,
    1850-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration; Book CC-9, page 270.
  11. State Militia, New Castle Company; Henry County Genealogical Services:
    http://www.hcgs.net/militia.html.
  12. 1900 census, Kennard Corporation, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T623-377, ED 61, page 4B, line #99, dwelling #100, family #104.
  13. "Wabash Valley Obituary Index"; Vigo County, Indiana Public Library:
    http://vax1.vigo.lib.in.us/~obits/index2166.htm.
  14. Obituary of Benton Hinshaw; "Anderson Daily Bulletin", Jun 23 1949;
    Madison County Area Obituary Database; Anderson (Indiana) Public Library:
    http://www.and.lib.in.us/cemetery/obituary.asp.


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