+-- George Washington Hinshaw | 1822-1907 +-- William A. Hinshaw ---------+ | 1849-1933 | | +-- Elizabeth Jane Robertson | 1824-1893 Thomas William Hinshaw ---+ B: 1871 | +-- William Jefferson Langston D: 1906 | | +-- Martha Elizabeth Langston --+ 1853-1933 | +-- Nancy S. Logan M: Vina Arebalah Counts +-- William J. Hinshaw, 1890-1970 +-- Betty Hinshaw, 1893-1894 +-- Mary Annie Hinshaw, 1895-1983 +-- Ira Emmett Hinshaw, 1896-1982 +-- John Yeargin Hinshaw, 1899-1966 +-- Leona Hinshaw, 1901-1986 +-- James Thomas Hinshaw, 1903-1997 +-- Nancy Myrtle Hinshaw, 1905-2000
|Thomas William Hinshaw     [ID 08943]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
(Thomas William Hinshaw)a,b,107,c,d    (Thomas Henshaw)e
Born Jan 29 1871, Alabama.107,c,213,f,b    (Jan 1870).g
He married Vina Arebalah Counts, Sep 4 1889, Jackson County, Alabama.d,e    (Vina Arvella Counts)a    Vina, daughter of Andrew Jackson Counts & Elizabeth J. Hardin, was born Sep 27 1869, Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama.e,b,g    (c1868).h
Thomas and family were again shown in the 1900 census (Jun 9 1900), Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama:g
Thomas was killed by lightning.a,b    He and his great uncle, Albert Hinshaw were hauling wood near Huntland, Tennessee when an electrical storm came up.    They sought shelter in an old barn.    While standing in the doorway of the old barn, a lightning bolt struck Thomas and killed him.a
Widow Vina and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 5 1910), Larkin Creek and Huntland Road, Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama:h
Vina died Feb 8 1916, Francisco, Jackson County, Alabama; buried Beech Grove Cemetery, Jackson County, Alabama.107,b
Vina (slangly pronounced "Viney"), died after tending to a neighbor's family who all had pneumonia.    Vina waded snow to tend to the family, and developed pneumonia herself, dying three days later.a
Vina's gravestone is engraved with "She was a kind and affectionate wife".107
Also buried near Thomas & Vina is daughter Betty Hinshaw.107
See also: Albert A. Hinshaw who married Vina's sister, Eliza Catherine Counts.
Photo: Thomas William Hinshaw & Vina Counts and family j
107. "Paint Rock Valley Pioneers", a directory of Alabama cemeteries by Kittye Vandiver Henshaw, Evelyn Rochelle, and Addie Shaver, F332 P34446 1986, in the Tennessee State Library and Archives; Also 976.195 V3hk in the LDS Family History Library (not on microfilm). Contributed by Robert Worley.
213. Family lineage notes from Shannon Dale Byrd
(a) Contribution from Shannon Dale Byrd.
(c) Genealogy data (Henall.FTW) by George Frederick Langley, Jr..
(d) Dodd, Jordan R. "Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920". Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999.
(e) RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Shadrick COUNTS ().
(f) 1880 census, Jackson County, Alabama; Beat 18, ED 102, page 6B/67B, line #28, dwelling #50, family #52.
(g) 1900 census, Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; ED 43, page 289B-290A, line #99, dwelling #58, family #58.
(h) 1910 census, Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; ED 37, page 59B, line #89, dwelling #192, family #192.
(i) 1910 census, Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; ED 37, page 59B, line #96, dwelling #193, family #193.
(j) Photos courtesy of Shannon Dale Byrd ().
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