Ruth Hinshaw

                                        ┌── John Hinshaw
                                        │    1807-1882 
                  ┌── Quinton Hinshaw ──┤
                  │    1830-1920        │
                  │                     └── Sarah Elliott
                  │                          1808-1833 
Ruth Hinshaw ─────┤
B: 1853           │                     ┌── Robert Polk
D: 1931           │                     │
                  └── Rachel C. Polk ───┤
                       1830-1911        │
                                        └── Hannah Hodgin
M: Joseph H. Wood

Ruth Hinshaw     [ID 00920] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 16 1853, Indiana.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

She married Joseph H. Wood, Sep 26 1872, Henry County, Indiana.1,2,6,8,9,10  Joseph was born Nov - 18495,6 [184811], Indiana5,6.  

Children:5,6

Bessie Wood, born c1874, Indiana; married c1891, Milton O. Cooper. 7
Montie Wood, born Oct 1878, Indiana.
Mossaline R. Wood, born Oct 1880, Indiana.

Ruth and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 7 1880), Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana:5

Wood, Joseph, age 30, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Pennsylvania; farmer.
Wood, Ruth, wife, age 26, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; keeps house.
Wood, Bessie, daughter, age 6, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Wood, Montie, son, age 1, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

Ruth and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 11 1900), Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana:6

Wood, Joseph H., head-of-household, age 50, born Nov 1849 in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Pennsylvania; married 28 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Wood, Ruth H., wife, age 46, born Nov 1853 in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in North Carolina; married 28 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Wood, Mont C., son, age 21, born Oct 1878 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: farm laborer; attended school 7 months.
Wood, Mossaline R., daughter, age 19, born Oct 1880 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

Joseph died 1929, buried Greensboro Cemetery, Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana.11  

Widow Ruth was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 25 1930), living in the household of daughter Bessie at 235 Washington Street, Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana:7

Cooper, Milton O., head-of-household, age 60, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 21; owned home ($2500 value); radio in home; occupation: janitor, school house; not a war veteran.
Cooper, Bessie M., wife, age 56, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 17.
Wood, Ruth, mother-in-law, age 76, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; widow.

Ruth Hinshaw died Apr 14 1931, buried Greensboro Cemetery, Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana.2

(photo)Photo: Gravestone: Ruth Hinshaw Wood Greensboro Cemetery 12

(photo)Photo: Gravestone: Joseph H. Wood Greensboro Cemetery 12


Sources

  1. "Webster Parry's Abstracts of Quaker Records", LDS microfilm #0367987
  2. Contribution from Jill Kassebaum () citing: Hinshaw family bible.
  3. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  4. 1860 census, Greensboro, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll M653-266, page 445, line #14, dwelling #1666, family #12.
  5. 1880 census, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T9-284, ED 7, page 115C, line #11, dwelling #79, family #87.
  6. 1900 census, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T623-377, ED 61, page 7A, line #39, dwelling #149, family #158.
  7. 1930 census, Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana; roll T626-593, ED 38, page 21B, line #80, dwelling #626, family #637.
  8. "Hinshaw-Bernard and Related Families" by Cordelia E. Bogue Wright, in the Family History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS), microfiche #6019151.
  9. Henry County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1, Vol. 2,
    1850-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration; Book CC-5, page 5.
  10. Henry County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1, Vol. 4,
    1850-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration; Book CC-5, page 5.
  11. gravestone.
  12. Photo courtesy of Jill Kassebaum ().


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