Abner Hinshaw

                                         ┌── Benjamin H. Hinshaw
                                         │    1782-1866 
                 ┌── Edmund B. Hinshaw ──┤
                 │    1815-1883          │
                 │                       └── Annas Bowman
                 │                            1790-1865 
Abner Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1842          │
D: 1863          │
                 └── Polly Thompson
Abner Hinshaw     [ID 00965] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 2 1842, Indiana.1,2,3  

During the Civil War, Abner served as a private in Company G, 8th Indiana Infantry.4,5,6  

Abner Hinshaw died Jan 7 18631,3,4,7 [Jun 7 18635], St. Louis, Missouri1,3,4,7; buried Wesleyan Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri - reinterred to Section 38, grave 18, Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri1,3,4,7.  Apparently either reinterred in, or a marker placed in, Reitenour Cemetery, Randolph County, Indiana.5  

Abner's death was noted in the "Indianapolis Journal" (Indianapolis, Indiana) on January 14, 1863 (page 3, column 1).6  


  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. "Roll of Honor: Civil War Union Soldiers";
    U.S. Quartermaster General's Office Feb 21 1868; www.genealogylibrary.com.
  5. Reitenour Cemetery burials, Randolph County, Indiana; USGenWeb Archives:
  6. Indiana State Library, "Indianapolis Newspapers Database, 1848-1991":
  7. Burials at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri:

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