┌── Ezra Hinshaw │ 1783-1838 ┌── Abijah Hinshaw ───┤ │ 1812-1878 │ │ └── Phebe Hobson │ 1783-1838 Mary Lovisa Hinshaw ────────┤ B: 1854 │ ┌── Robert Traverse D: 1929 │ │ └── Hannah Traverse ──┤ 1822-1869 │ └── Lavinia Camp M: George Rolling Alexander
|Mary Lovisa Hinshaw [ID 09642]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Nov 7 18541,2,3,4,5 [Nov - 18556], on the family farm, near Penn, Cass County, Michigan1,2,3,4,5.
She married George Rolling Alexander2,3 [George Rollin Alexander1,5], Nov - 18732,3. George, son of John Alexander & Sarah Jones2,4,5,7, was born Aug 18 18552,4,5,7 [Jul - 18556], Michigan2,4,5,7.
Mary and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 12 1880), Penn Township, Cass County, Michigan:4
Mary and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 11 1900), 393 Terrace Ave., Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan:6
Mary and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 26 1910), 926 Quigley Ave., Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan:7
George died Jul 27 19152,5 ; buried Young's Prarie Cemetery, near Penn, Cass County, Michigan2,5.
Mary Lovisa Hinshaw died Mar 16 19291,2,5 [Mar 17 19293], Glendale, Los Angeles County, California1,2,5; buried Young's Prarie Cemetery, near Penn, Cass County, Michigan1,2,5.
Mary's obituary was published in the Cassopolis (Michigan) "Vigilant" on Mar 21 1929:3
Mrs. G.R. Alexander Died In California
Mrs. Mary Lovisa Alexander, a native Cass countian, and a former resident of Cassopolis, died at the home of her son, Loren B. Alexander, at Glendale, Calif., Sunday, aged 74 years. The body is being shipped to Cassopolis and is expected to arrive here Friday evening. Funeral services will be held at the D.E. Hatch home at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, and burial will be beside her husband in Young's Prairie cemetery.
Mary L. Hinshaw was the youngest of five daughters of a well-known pioneer couple, Abijah and Hannah Traverse Hinshaw. She was born in Penn twp., Nov. 7, 1854. Mrs. Emeline Johnson of this village is the only survivor of the sisters, Phoebe dying in infancy; Lovinia, wife of James Stamp, dying 58 years ago; and Sarah, wife of Martin Stamp, dying 57 years ago. She married Geo. Rolling Alexander in November, 1873. They lived consecutively in Penn, Cassopolis, Dowagiac, South Dakota, and Battle Creek, the husband dying the latter city in 1913. While in Cassopolis he was in the livery business with the late Chas. B. Zeller.
Mrs. Alexander is survived by two sons, Loren B., with whom she lived, and Ernest, also in the west. Maude, a daughter, died at the age of two. Surviving her are also two grandchildren, Mrs. Marie Hepperd of Wilmette, Ill., and John Alexander of Howe, Ind., two nieces, Mrs. D.E. Hatch of Cassopolis and Mrs. Jennie Stamp of Roachdale, Ind. And a nephew, Eston Johnson, of Penn.
Photo: Gravestone: Mary Lovisa Hinshaw & George Rollin Alexander Young's Prarie Cemetery 5
Photo: Gravestone: daughter Maud Alexander Young's Prarie Cemetery 5
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