┌── John Hinshaw │ 1777-1836 ┌── Benjamin Hinshaw ────┤ │ 1809-1891 │ │ └── Lydia Macy │ 1776-1858 Lydia Hinshaw ───┤ B: 1837 │ ┌── Joshua Caster D: 1863 │ │ └── Nancy Ellen Carter ──┤ 1811-1891 │ └── Elizabeth (Caster) M: Paris Mills
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Lydia Hinshaw1,2,3 [Lydia Henshaw4,5].
Born Oct 23 1837, Indiana.1,5,6,7,8
She married Paris Mills, Oct 22 1857, Warren County, Iowa.1,2,3,4,9 Paris, son of Ira D. Mills & Esther T. Horney2,3, was born Aug 30 18322,3 [Dec 30 183210,11,12], Vermillion County, Illinois2,3.
Lydia and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 4 1860), Washington Township, Warren County, Iowa:8
Lydia Hinshaw died Jan 4 1863, Chase County, Kansas; age 26y 2m 11d.1,2,3,6,7
Widower Paris Mills was shown in the 1870 census (Jul 11 1870), Alexandria Township, Leavenworth County, Kansas:14
Paris remarried on Nov 17 1870 to Lucy E. Pearson.3,10
Paris died Jan 12 1912, Syracuse, Kansas; buried Syracuse, Kansas.2,10
A biographical sketch of Paris Mills was included in the "History of the State of Kansas" by William G. Cutler (first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL):3
PARIS MILLS, general merchant and postmaster, was born in Vermillion County, Ill., August 30, 1832. He was brought up on a farm in his native county; received a common school education, and after attaining his majority engaged in mercantile life in farming and in following the carpenters trade, at different periods of about equal proportions. In the spring of 1869 he came to Kansas, locating first in Leavenworth County, where he remained about two years engaged principally in farming. In the fall of 1870 he removed to Toledo and engaged in general merchandizing (sic), in which business he has ever since continued. In February, 1881, he took D. C. Allen into partnership with him, the style of the firm being Mills and Allen. In the spring of 1882 they opened a store at Safford, which they have since operated in connection with the establishment at Toledo. Mr. Mills was appointed postmaster in December ,1870, and has since held the office. He is a member of the Society of Friends, and is also a member of Buckeye Lodge, No. 2,088, K. of H. He has held the office of Treasurer of Toledo Township five years has held other local offices. He married Miss Lydia Hinshaw, of Indianola, Iowa, October 22, 1857. She died January 4, 1863, leaving two children, of whom Elreen is still living. He married Miss Lucy E. Pearson, of Leavenworth County, November 17, 1870.
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