William B. Hinshaw

                                              ┌── Benjamin H. Hinshaw
                                              │    1782-1866 
                      ┌── Edmund B. Hinshaw ──┤
                      │    1815-1883          │
                      │                       └── Annas Bowman
                      │                            1790-1865 
William B. Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1838               │
D: 1862               │
                      └── Polly Thompson
M: Mary Ann Keesling

William B. Hinshaw     [ID 00963] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 13 1838, Indiana.1,2,3  

He married Mary Ann Keesling, Aug 16 1862.3  

During the Civil War William served in Company II, 60th Indiana Volunteer Infantry.4  

William B. Hinshaw died Aug 30 1862, Richmond, Kentucky; buried Camp Nelson, Jessamine County, Kentucky.1,3,5  (Apparently re-interred in, or a marker placed in, Reitenour Cemetery, Ward Township, Randolph County, Indiana).4  William was killed in the battle of Richmond, Kentucky.3,4,5  

William's untimely death, just two weeks to the day after his marriage, was noted in Hazzard's "History of Henry County Indiana 1822-1906", as follows:5

William B. Henshaw, Company H, 69th Indiana Infantry [Civil War].  Killed at Richmond, Kentucky, August 30, 1862.  Buried on the battlefield.  Re-interred in Camp Nelson Cemetery.


  1. Contribution from A. M. Greenlee ().
  2. 1850 census, White River Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll 168, pg 83, household #611.
  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. Reitenour Cemetery burials, Randolph County, Indiana; USGenWeb Archives:
  5. Contribution from John D. Codd () citing:
    "History of Henry County Indiana 1822-1906", George Hazzard, New Castle, Indiana, 1906; Vol. 2, p. 736.

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