Joseph 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 Dorcas - (c1800-c1835)
 9......... Joseph Hinshaw (1830-<1880)
            +Malissa Richards (1845-1930)
10..........  George Richard Hinshaw (1868-1911) 1,2,3,4,5,6
10..........  Mary Hinshaw  4
10..........  John Madison Hinshaw (1869-1936) 1,4,5
10..........  Celia Jane Henshaw (c1873-?) 1,4,5
10..........  Benjamin Franklin Hinshaw (1876-1954) 1,2,4,5
10..........  Eva Hinshaw (1882-1900) 4
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Joseph Hinshaw7,8 [Joe Hinshaw4].

Born 1830, Illinois.1,7,8  

Joseph was shown in the 1860 census (Aug 25 1860), living in the household of sister Margaret in Anderson County, Texas:8

John Temple, age 25, born in Illinois; miller; $300 real estate; $600 personal property.
Margaret Temple, age 19, born in Illinois.
J.H. Temple, male, age 1, born in Texas.
M.J. Temple, female, age 18, born in Illinois.
Joseph Henshaw, age 30, born in Illinois; miller; $520 real estate; $250 personal property.
John Smith, age 17, born in Mississippi.
Living next door in 1860 was the family of sister Penina.9  

He married Malissa Richards1,4 [Melissa Richards4].  Malissa was born Oct - 18452,3 [about 18471, about 185210, Dec - 18524], Arkansas2,3 [Missouri10].  

Malissa was a very petite woman with brown eyes and black hair.  Family rumor has it that she was Cherokee, but this has not been confirmed.11  

Joseph Hinshaw died before 1880.1  Joe Hinshaw died on the way to southern Oklahoma shortly after his daughter Mary died at age 4 during the trip.  Family members said he grieved himself to death.  The two oldest boys, George Richard and John Madison took care of the team, cooking, and care of their mother and younger siblings.  Malissa and the siblings were ill on the trip.12  

Malissa and children were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 4-5 1880), Coryell County, Texas:1

Malissa Henshaw, age 33, born in Arkansas; father born in North Carolina, mother born in Tennessee; widow; keeping house.
George Henshaw, son, age 13, born in Texas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Arkansas; farmer; attended school.
John Henshaw, son, age 11, born in Texas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Arkansas; attended school.
Celia Henshaw, daughter, age 7, born in Texas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Arkansas.
Benjamin Henshaw, son, age 3, born in Texas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Arkansas.

This family later moved to Carter County, Oklahoma.  

Malissa and children were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 12 1900), Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma):2

Hinshaw, Malissa, head-of-household, age 54, born Oct 1845 in Arkansas; parents born in South Carolina; widow; 8 children, 5 living; occupation: farmer; rented farm
Hinshaw, George R., son, age 33, born Mar 1867 in Texas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Arkansas; single; occupation: farm laborer.
Hinshaw, Benjamin F., son, age 23, born Nov 1876 in Texas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Arkansas; single; occupation: farm laborer.

Malissa was shown in the 1910 census (May 7 1910), living with son George and his wife in Wilson Township, Carter County, Oklahoma:3

Hinshaw, Geo R., head-of-household, age 43, born in Texas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Arkansas; first marriage, married 7 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm.
Hinshaw, Laura, wife, age 22, born in Texas; parents born in Missouri; first marriage, married 7 years; 1 child, none living.
Hinshaw, Melisa, mother, age 65, born in Arkansas; parents born in North Carolina; widow; 7 children, 3 living.
Living next door in 1910 was the family of son John.6  

Malissa was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), living in the household of her widowed son John in Wilson Township, Carter County, Oklahoma:10

Hinshaw, John M., head-of-household, age 55, born in Texas; parents born in Missouri; widower; first married at age 23; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Auther J., son, age 31, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Texas; single; occupation: "N.P."; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Lester L., son, age 27, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Texas; single; occupation: "N.P."; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Malssa, mother, age 78, born in Missouri; parents born in Tennessee; widow.

Malissa died Jul 19 1930, buried Jul 20 1930, Nelda Cemetery, east of Dickson, Carter County, Oklahoma.4  


Sources

  1. 1880 census, Coryell County, Texas; ED 23, page 395A, line #36, dwelling #61, family #63.
  2. 1900 census, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory; roll T623-1848, ED 145, page 8A, line #4, dwelling #87, family #87.
  3. 1910 census, Wilson Township, Carter County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1246, ED 55, page 313B, line #68, dwelling #152, family #152.
  4. Contribution from LaDena Jones Parnacher.
  5. 1880 census, Coryell County, Texas (page 395A); USGenWeb Archives.
  6. 1910 census, Wilson Township, Carter County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1246, ED 55, page 313B, line #71, dwelling #153, family #153.
  7. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.
  8. 1860 census, Kiekapoo (Kickapoo) P.O., Beat 7, Anderson County, Texas; roll M653-1287, page 56, line #1, dwelling #975, family #974.
  9. 1860 census, Kiekapoo (Kickapoo) P.O., Beat 7, Anderson County, Texas; roll M653-1287, page 56, line #7, dwelling #976, family #975.
  10. 1930 census, Wilson Township, Carter County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1896, ED 34, page 3B, line #55, dwelling #51, family #51.
  11. Contribution from LaDena Jones Parnacher ().
  12. Contribution from LaDena Jones Parnacher citing:
    Information recorded by Tilmae Hinshaw Rabe as told to her by her father,
    Benjamin Franklin Hinshaw and as recorded in the family bible
    that was held by the John Madison Hinshaw family.


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