┌── 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) 1,2 ├── Betty Hinshaw (1893-1894) 2 ├── Mary Annie Hinshaw (1895-1983) 1,2,3 ├── Ira Emmett Hinshaw (1896-1982) 1,2,3,4,5 ├── John Yeargin Hinshaw (1899-1966) 1,2,3 ├── Leona Hinshaw (1901-1986) 2,3 ├── James Thomas Hinshaw (1903-1997) 2,3 └── Nancy Myrtle Hinshaw (1905-2000) 2,3,5,6
|Thomas William Hinshaw [ID 08943]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Thomas William Hinshaw4,5,7,8,9 [Thomas Henshaw10].
Born Jan 29 1871, Alabama.2,4,7,8,11 (Jan 1870).1
He married Vina Arebalah Counts9,10 [Vina Arvella Counts5], Sep 4 18899,10, Jackson County, Alabama9,10. Vina, daughter of Andrew Jackson Counts & Elizabeth J. Hardin, was born Sep 27 1869, Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama.1,7,10 (c1868).3
Thomas and family were again shown in the 1900 census (Jun 9 1900), Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama:1
Thomas William Hinshaw died Jun 1 1906, near Huntland, Franklin County, Tennessee; buried Beech Grove Cemetery, Jackson County, Alabama.2,4,7,8
Thomas was killed by lightning.5,7 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.5
Widow Vina and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 5 1910), Larkin Creek and Huntland Road, Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama:3
Vina died Feb 8 1916, Francisco, Jackson County, Alabama; buried Beech Grove Cemetery, Jackson County, Alabama.4,7
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.5
Vina's gravestone is engraved with "She was a kind and affectionate wife".4
Also buried near Thomas & Vina is daughter Betty Hinshaw.4
See also: Albert A. Hinshaw who married Vina's sister, Eliza Catherine Counts.
Photo: Thomas William Hinshaw & Vina Counts and family 13
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