Jessie Emeline 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......... Jessie Emeline Hinshaw (1857-1932)
            +Joel Marion Walker (1848-1946)
Jessie Emeline Hinshaw     [ID 01825] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jul 2 1857, near Tyler, Smith County, Texas.1,2,3  

She married Joel Marion Walker, Apr 15 1874, near Belton, Bell County, Texas.1,2,3  Joel was born Jan 1 1848, on Bear Creek, Tarrant County, Texas.4  

Children:4

John Hubbard Walker, born Jan 25 1877; married Susan Ada Sawyers May 27 1900.
James Jesse Walker, born Jul 16 1879; married Mollie Ethel Sawyers May 19 1903.
Carrie M. Walker, born Jun 25 1881; married Tom Rives, Jun 28 1900.
Eudora Walker, born Apr 23 1883; married Sylvester Ashley, Aug 1 1906.
Marthana Jane Walker, born Dec 14 1886; married George Washington Finley, Mar 3 1906.
Jackson B. Walker, born Jun 7 1889; died Mar 23 1895 of diptheria.
(twin of Jackson B. Walker), born and died Jun 7 1889.
Robert Lee Walker, born Feb 18 1892; married Linnie Angelin Herring, Aug 27 1916.
Fred Isaac Walker, born Sep 29 1896; married Lizzie Williams, Oct 21 1925.

Emeline and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 1 1880), Llano County, Texas; living with them was Jessie's widowed mother Nancy:5

Walker, Joel M., age 29, born in Texas; parents born in Tennessee; farmer.
Walker, Emeline, wife. age 23, born in Texas; parents born in Tennessee; keeping house; cannot read or write.
Walker, John H., son. age 3, born in Texas; parents born in Texas.
Walker, James J., son. age 11 months, born Jul 1880 in Texas; parents born in Texas.
Hinshaw, Nancy, mother, age 60, born in Kentucky; parents born in Texas; widow.
Living next door was Jessie's sister Marthana Masters and family.6  Living nearby was Jessie's brother George.7  

Jessie was Quaker, and dressed in plain, black clothing.8  

One of Jessie's grandsons described her hearth seething with the sugary smell of sweet potatoes.  He said she would reach into the coals and pull one bursting with brown caramel and say, "Would you like to have one of Grandma's sweet potatoes?".  Once when witnessing a hurried cleaning of a child's dirty face with a cold wash cloth, he said, "You know I used to hate the way Ma would take a cold rag and just screw my face off like that.  My grandmother would go to the wood stove and dip her cloth in a pan of warm water.  Then she would take the soft cloth and gently wash my face."8  

Emeline and family were shown in the 1920 census (Apr 29 1920), Fisher County, Texas:9

Walker, J.M., head-of-household, age 71, born in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother's birthplace unknown; owned home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Walker, Jessie, wife, age 63, born in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Missouri.
Walker, Fred, son, age 23, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; single; occupation: farm laborer, home farm.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of son Robert Lee Walker.10  

Emeline and Joel were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 16 1930), Fisher County, Texas:11

Walker, Joel M., head-of-household, age 83, born in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Missouri; first married at age 27; owned home; radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Walker, Jessie E., wife, age 73, born in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Kentucky; first married at age 16.
Living next door (or perhaps on the same farm) was the family of son Fred;12 one more household away was the family of son Robert.13  

Jessie Emeline Hinshaw died Dec 8 1932, on the family farm, near Fisher, Fisher County, Texas; buried Dec 9 1932, Roscoe Cemetery, Roscoe, Nolan County, Texas.1,3,4  

Joel died May 16 1946, Roscoe, Nolan County, Texas.4  


Sources

  1. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.
  2. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Texas.
  3. Contribution from Patsy Finley Vinson ().
  4. Contribution from Mary Beth Easton ().
  5. 1880 census, Llano County, Texas; ED 98, page 480, line #7, dwelling #2, family #2.
  6. Contribution from Patsy Finley Vinson () citing:
    1880 census, Llano County, Texas; E.D.98, page 480.
  7. 1880 census, Llano County, Texas; ED 98, page 500, line #11, dwelling #326, family #330.
  8. Contribution from Nita Walker Boles (*edboles*@gte.net) [remove the *'s first!].
  9. 1920 census, Precinct 4, Fisher County, Texas; roll T625-1796, ED 76, page 13B-14A, line #100, dwelling #261, family #262.
  10. 1920 census, Precinct 4, Fisher County, Texas; roll T625-1796, ED 76, page 14A, line #3, dwelling #262, family #263.
  11. 1930 census, Precinct 4, Fisher County, Texas; roll T626-2332, ED 8, page 13A, line #1, dwelling #242a, family #243a.
  12. 1930 census, Precinct 4, Fisher County, Texas; roll T626-2332, ED 8, page 12B, line #98, dwelling #242, family #243.
  13. 1930 census, Precinct 4, Fisher County, Texas; roll T626-2332, ED 8, page 12B, line #94, dwelling #241, family #242.


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