Iram Hinshaw

 1. William Henshall  m Margerie Gyll 
 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-c1631) m - Kendrick 
 3... John Henshall (1611-c1687) m Elizabeth - 
 4.... William Hinshaw (?-1699) m Elizabeth - 
 5..... Thomas Hinshaw (c1680-?) m Mary Marshall (c1685-?)
 6...... Absolom Hinshaw (1728-?) m Rebecca Haddock 
 7....... Absolom Hinshaw (1752-1830) m Elizabeth Hinshaw (c1753-1833)
 8........ Benjamin Hinshaw (1803-1840) m Mary E. Larrence (1800-1851)
 9......... Iram Hinshaw (1837-1889)
            +Nancy Lucinda Cumming (1834-?)
10..........  Newton F. Hinshaw (c1864-1885) 1,2
10..........  Alonzo L. Hinshaw (c1867-1888) 1,2,3
            +Hannah Alexander (1853-1929)
10..........  Mertie M. Hinshaw (1880-1943) 3,4
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Iram Hinshaw5,6,7,8 [Irom Hinshaw9, Iram Henshaw6,10,11, Isom Hinshaw12, Isam Hinshaw13].

Born 1-1-1837, Cane Creek MM, North Carolina.8,12,13  Iram and sister Elizabeth were twins.7,8  

At Cane Creek MM on 10-2-1852, Isam was granted a certificate to Spiceland MM, Indiana.13  

At Spiceland MM (Indiana) on 11-24-1852, Isom, sister Elizabeth, and brother Nathan were received on a certificate from Cane Creek MM, N.C.12  

At Spiceland MM on 12-24-1856, Isom was granted a certificate to West Union MM.12  (Elizabeth followed the following year and Nathan the year after).12  

At West Union MM on 1-12-1857, Irom was received on a certificate from Spiceland MM.9  

At West Union MM on 4-7-1862, Irom was granted a certificate to Kansas MM, Kansas.9  

He married Nancy Lucinda Cumming.1,14,15  Nancy, daughter of William Cummings & Terry Hicks, was born 1834, Owen County, Indiana.15,16  

Iram and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 12 1870), Willow Springs, Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas:2

Hinshaw, Iram, age 33, born in North Carolina; farmer; $1600 real estate.
Hinshaw, Nancy, age 34, born in Indiana; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Newton, age 6, born in Kansas.
Hinshaw, Alonzo, age 3, born in Kansas.
Living next door in 1870 was brother Isaac.17  Also living very nearby was brother Newton.18  

He then married Hannah Alexander, Nov 8 1878, Sonoma County, California.5,10,19  Hannah was born Jan - 1853, Pennsylvania.3,4,5,20,21  

Iram and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 1 1880), Petaluma, Sonoma County, California:3

Hinshaw, Iram, age 43, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; weaver.
Hinshaw, Hannah W., wife, age 27, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Alonzo, son, age 13, born in Kansas; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Hinshaw, Mertie, daughter, age 1 month, born in Apr 1880 in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Pennsylvania.

On Aug 12 1882 Iram registered to vote in Santa Clara County, California:22

Hinshaw, Iram, age 45, born in North Carolina; weaver; resident of "San Jose No 5".

Iram was shown in the San Jose, and Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz Counties Directory of 1884-85:23

"Hinshaw, Iram, carpet weaver, The Alameda nr Narrow Gauge Depot".

Iram was again shown in the San Jose, and Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz Counties Directory of 1887-88:24

"Hinshaw, Iram, carpet weaver, The Alameda and Wilson, res Wilson".

Iram was again shown in the San Jose City Directory of 1889:25

"Himshaw [sic], I, carpet weaver, res The Alameda".
Hannah also appeared in a San Jose City Directory of 1889:25
"Hinshaw, Hannah Mrs., res Wilson Ave."

Iram Hinshaw died Jan 9 1889, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California; age 52.26  

Iram's death was reported in the San Jose, California "Evening News" on Jan 9 1889 (where he is shown age 52),27 and also on Jan 10 1889 in the San Jose "Daily Herald".11  The article from the "Daily Herald" (actually shown on the newspaper itself as "San Jose Daily Mercury") appears as follows:6

HINSHAW - In San Jose, January 9, 1889, Iram Henshaw, aged 52 years.  

Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the Friend's Church, on Stockton avenue at 11 o'clock A.M. TO-DAY (Thursday), Jan. 10th.

On Sep 23 1889 Hannah remarried to a Thomas VonCarnap28 (marriage performed by Geo. W. Beatty).28  

Hannah and her new husband and daughter Mertie were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), Los Gatos, Santa Clara County, California:4

VanCarnap, Thomas, head-of-household, age 47, born July 1853 in California; parents' birthplaces unknown; married 11 years; occupation: bee raiser; rented home.
VanCarnap, Hannah, wife, age 47, born Jan 1853 in Pennsylvania; parents' birthplaces unknown; married 11 years; 1 child, 1 living.
VanCarnap, Mertie M., daughter, age 20, born May 1880 in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Pennsylvania; single.

Thomas VonCarnap died sometime before Apr 27 1910.20  

Widow Hannah was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 27 1910), working in the household of a William Keith in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California:20

VonCarnap, Hannah, servant, age 57, born in Pennsylvania; father born in United States; mother born in Pennsylvania; widow; 1 child, 1 living; occupation: cook, private family.

Widow Hannah was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 3 1920), living alone at 261 North Fourth, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California:21

VonCarnap, Hannah, head-of-household, age 66, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; widow; rented home.

Hannah died Oct 26 1929, Alameda County, California; age 75.29  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Carol Lawrence Vidales.
  2. 1870 census, Willow Springs, Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas; page 246, line #5, dwelling #86, family #87.
  3. 1880 census, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California; roll T9-0084, ED 122, page 38A, line #6, dwelling #2, family #2.
  4. 1900 census, Los Gatos, Redwood Township, Santa Clara County, California; roll T623-110, ED 57, page 9A, line #17, dwelling #219, family #219.
  5. Contribution from Richard Burton and John Burton citing:
    Sonoma County, California, marriage license records.
  6. "San Jose Daily Mercury, Thursday morning, January 10, 1889.
  7. 1850 census, Upper Regiment, Chatham County, North Carolina; roll 624, pg 382, family #467.
  8. Society of Friends, Cane Creek MM Records; LDS FHL microfilm #0371251
  9. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 6, subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII", (a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
  10. "San Francisco Call 1875-1884 Births, Marriages and Deaths"
    The San Francisco Call archives: http://feefhs.org/fdb2/sfcalli.html.
  11. "The Daily Herald", Jan 10 1889, page 2, column 5; San Jose (California)
    Newspaper Obituary Index, LDS microfilm #1420389.
  12. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 4, subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII", (a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
  13. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  14. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  15. Ancestry "World Tree" GEDCOM "14048" from ().
  16. 1850 census, Lafayette Township, Owen County, Indiana; roll M432_164, page 154, line #7, dwelling #946.
  17. 1870 census, Willow Springs, Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas; page 245, line #37, dwelling #85, family #86.
  18. 1870 census, Willow Springs, Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas; page 245, line #18, dwelling #80, family #81.
  19. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - California.
  20. 1910 census, 3rd Ward, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California; roll T624-106, ED 101, page 213B, line #86, dwelling #336, family #402.
  21. 1920 census, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California; roll T625-147, ED 158, page 2A, line #45, dwelling #24, family #40.
  22. California, Voter Registers, 1866-1898; http://www.ancestry.com.
  23. San Jose, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Santa Cruz Directory, 1884-85.
  24. San Jose, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Santa Cruz Directory, 1887-88.
  25. San Jose City Directory, 1889.
  26. "Cemetery Headstone Inscriptions", Oak Hill Cemetery, San Jose,
    Santa Clara County, California; microfilm #1420370.
  27. "The Evening News", Jan 9 1889, page 2, column 4; San Jose (California)
    Newspaper Obituary Index, LDS microfilm #1420389.
  28. Santa Clara County, California, Index to Marriages, Book C: 1883-1890;
    Santa Clara County Courthouse; Book J, page 226; LDS microfilm #1302021, Item 6.
  29. VitalSearch California Death Index 1905-1929:
    http://www.vitalsearch-ca.com/gen/ca/_vitals/cadeathm.htm.


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