Nancy Jane 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..... John Hinshaw (c1660->1768) m Elizabeth Belshaw 
 6...... William Hinshaw (1724-1814) m Mary Hinshaw (?-1822)
 7....... Benjamin Hinshaw (1779-1839) m Mary - (c1776-?)
 8........ Jesse Hinshaw (1800-c1875) m Nancy Miller (1820-1884)
 9......... Nancy Jane Hinshaw (1838-?)
            +Robert Charles Snodgrass (1830-?)
Nancy Jane Hinshaw     [ID 01818] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born 18381,2,3 [about 18375], Cass County, Missouri1,2,3 [Texas4, Illinois5].  

She married Robert Charles Snodgrass, Nov 20 1856, Dry Grove, McLean County, Illinois.1,6,7,8  Robert, son of Joseph Snodgrass & Catherine F. Lawson, was born Nov 11 1830, Illinois.8,9  According to folklore, Robert fought in the Mexican War and met Nancy on his way back to Illinois.8  

Children:4,5,9,10,11

Margaret Bethania Snodgrass, born c1857 [Jan 1859], Illinois; died 1879; married Robert Johnson.
George W. Snodgrass, born c1859 [1856], Illinois; died c1878 in Illinois.
Jerome/Gerome Lee Snodgrass, born Nov 26 1860; died Dec 29 1944; married Margaret Rozella Carter, Dec 1885, Smith County, Texas.
Amelia Etta Snodgrass, born Jun 7 1863; died Apr 22 1952; married Francis Marion Johnson about 1882.
Nancy/Emma Snodgrass, born c1867 [c1865]; married John Dixon.
Lucinda Eva Snodgrass, born c1869 [c1867].
Fredonia Snodgrass, born c1869; married Mark Hays.
John Robert Snodgrass, born Feb 20 1877; married Minnie Agnes Briggs, Apr 22 1897.

Nancy and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 6 1860), Dry Grove Township, McLean County, Illinois:4

Robert Snodgrass, age 28, born in Illinois; farmer; $400 personal property.
Nancy Snodgrass, age 22, born in Texas.
Margaret Snodgrass, age 2, born in Illinois.
George Snodgrass, age 1, born in Illinois.

Nancy and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 21 1870), Dry Grove Township, McLean County, Illinois:5

Snodgrass, Robert, age 39, born in Illinois; farmer; $4000 real estate; $800 personal property.
Snodgrass, Nancy J, age 33, born in Illinois; keeping house.
Snodgrass, Bethenia, age 13, born in Illinois; attended school.
Snodgrass, George W, age 11, born in Illinois; attended school.
Snodgrass, Gerome, age 10, born in Illinois; attended school.
Snodgrass, Amelia E, age 7, born in Illinois; attended school.
Snodgrass, Nancy, age 3, born in Illinois.
Snodgrass, Lucinda E, age 1, born in Illinois.

About 1871, Nancy and Robert and family left McLean County, Illinois and moved to Texas.  They lived there awhile, but later returned to McLean County.10  

Nancy and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 17 1880), Dry Grove Township, McLean County, Illinois:3

Snodgrass, R.C., age 49, born in Illinois; father born in Virginia; mother born in Kentucky; farmer.
Snodgrass, Nancy J., wife, age 41, born in Missouri; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Kentucky; keeps house.
Snodgrass, Lee Jerome, son, age 19, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Missouri; farm hand; attended school.
Snodgrass, Amelia E., daughter, age 17, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Missouri; attended school.
Snodgrass, Nancy E., daughter, age 13, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Missouri; attended school.
Snodgrass, Lucinda E., daughter, age 11, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Missouri; attended school.
Snodgrass, Euphomia F., daughter, age 9, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Missouri; attended school.
Snodgrass, John R., son, age 3, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Missouri.
Johnson, F.M., servant, age 22, born in Iowa; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Illinois; farm hand.

Nancy and Robert both died in McLean County, Illinois and are buried in Dry Grove.11  

For more on descendents of son Jerome Lee Snodgrass, contact Susie McFarland Lemin:


Sources

  1. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.
  2. 1850 census, "My Subdivision", Smith County, Texas; roll M432-915, page 60A-B, line #37, dwelling #254, family #256.
  3. 1880 census, Dry Grove Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T9-0229, ED 157, page 89C, line #25, dwelling #138, family #139.
  4. 1860 census, Dry Grove Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll M653-204, page 99-100, line #39, dwelling #688, family #672.
  5. 1870 census, Bloomington P.O., Dry Grove Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll M593-259, page 382, line #14, dwelling #142, family #142.
  6. Contribution from Mara Bruce () citing:
    McLean County, Illinois marriages, Marriage Card Catalog in the
    McLean County Letitia Green Stevenson Genealogical Society Library,
    McLean County Historical Society; McLean County book C pg 289.
  7. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book C, page 289):
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  8. Posting Mar 2 2000 to ILMCLEAN-L by Susie Lemin ().
  9. Posting Jun 30 2001 to SNODGRASS-L by David R. Snodgrass ().
  10. Contribution from David R. Snodgrass ().
  11. Contribution from Susie Lemin ().


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