┌── Benjamin H. Hinshaw │ 1782-1866 ┌── Jesse Benjamin Hinshaw ──┤ │ 1813-1862 │ │ └── Annas Bowman │ 1790-1865 Alonzo Hinshaw ───┤ B: 1842 │ ┌── Waitstill/Weitzel Munson Cary D: 1925 │ │ └── Martha Cary ─────────────┤ 1809-1852 │ └── Nancy Rock M: Ella Griffin M: Mary W. Jones
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Alonzo Hinshaw1,2,3,4,5 [Alonso Hinshaw6].
Born Oct 6 18421,2,3,4,5 [Oct - 18437,8], Indiana1,2,3,4,5.
During the Civil War, Alonzo Hinshaw of Knightstown served as a Private in the 2nd Independent Battery, Light Artillery, Indiana Volunteers.9,10,11 Mustered in September 1, 1861.9,11 Captured near Camden, Arkansas, April 18, 1864.9 He was taken to Camp Ford, Tyler, Smith County, Texas.9,12 In August 1864 he was part of a group of 504 prisoners transferred to Camp Groce, near Hempstead, Texas.9,12 On Dec 12 1864 he was part of a prisoner exchange at Galveston, Texas.9,12 Mustered out February 24, 1865.9,11 His military record notes "Distinguished Service".11
(Camp Ford: http://www.campford.org).
(Camp Ford: http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/view/CC/qcc15.html).
(Camp Ford: http://www.texasbeyondhistory.net/ford/index.html).
(Camp Groce: http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/view/CC/qcc17.html).
(Camp Groce: http://www.cw-book-news.com/release%20info/00-02/groce.html).
He married Ella Griffin13,14 [Ella Griffiths5], Dec 8 186913,14, Henry County, Indiana13,14. Ella was born about 1847, Indiana.7
Alonzo and Ella were shown in the 1870 census (Sep 20 1870), Henry County, Indiana:7
Ella died before Jun 15 1880.15
Widower Alonzo was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 15 1880), living in the household of his sister Ann in Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana:15
He then married Mary W. Jones4,5,6,14,16, Jan 11 18834,5,6,14,16 [Jan 10 188317], Presbyterian Church, Cambridge City, Wayne County, Indiana4,5,6,14,16. Mary, daughter of Dan D. + Juliet N. Jones4,18, was born Oct 6 18584,18 [Oct - 18618], Brookville, Franklin County, Indiana4,18.
The pastor of Presbyterian Church, Cambridge City, Indiana, recorded the following entry in his journal:4
Jan. 11th 1883 Alonzo Hinshaw, 40 years & Mary Jones, 25 yrs. Both of Camb. City Ind. $5.00
During the period 1883-1885, Alonzo and Mary Hinshaw were recorded as members of Presbyterian Church, Cambridge City, Indiana.4 On Apr 8 1883 Mrs. Mary Hinshaw (adult) was baptized at the Presbyterian Church.4
On July 6, 1888 Alonzo Hinshaw filed for a pension as an invalid veteran of 2nd Independent Battery, Indiana Light Artillery.19
Alonzo and Mary were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 2 1900), Church Street, Cambridge, Wayne County, Indiana:8
Mary died Jun 14 190018,20 [Jun 11 190021], Cambridge City, Wayne County, Indiana18,20; buried Riverside cemetery, Cambridge City, Wayne County, Indiana18,20.
Mary died from extensive burns after an accident using gasoline.18,20 Mary's accident was reported in the "Cambridge City Tribune" (Cambridge City, Indiana) on Thursday, June 14, 1900;20 Mary's death was reported in the "Cambridge City Tribune" (Cambridge City, Indiana) on Thursday, June 21, 190018 (see scans below).
Alonzo Hinshaw died Dec 6 1925, at his home, National Hotel, Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana; age 83.5,22,23
Alonzo's death was reported in the "Cambridge City Tribune" (Cambridge City, Indiana) on Thursday, December 10, 192523 (see scan below).
Photo: Mary W. Jones burn accident "Cambridge City Tribune" (Cambridge City, Indiana), Jun 14 1900 20
Photo: Death of Mary W. Jones "Cambridge City Tribune" (Cambridge City, Indiana), Jun 21 1900 18
Photo: Death of Alonzo Hinshaw "Cambridge City Tribune" (Cambridge City, Indiana), Dec 10 1925 23
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