John A. 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........ Abel Hinshaw (1799-1876) m Nancy Bookout (1799-1882)
 9......... John A. Hinshaw (1822-1888)
            +Elizabeth Titus (1829-1902)
10..........  Sarah A. Hinshaw (c1848-?) 1,2,3
10..........  Nancy J. Hinshaw (1850-?) 1,4
10..........  Thomas H. Hinshaw (1852-1927) 2,4
10..........  Abel J. Hinshaw (1854-1921) 2
10..........  Zilphah Hinshaw (c1858-1890) 2
10..........  Leonidas Hinshaw (c1863-1889) 5
10..........  John Leonard Hinshaw (1863-1926) 2,4,5
10..........  Jacob D. Hinshaw (1864-1925) 2,5,6
10..........  Harriet Hinshaw (1867-1945) 2,4,5,7
10..........  Joseph M. Hinshaw (1867-1940) 2,5
10..........  Bethsada Hinshaw (c1875-?) 4,5,8
John A. Hinshaw     [ID 01877] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

John A. Hinshaw5,9 [John S. Hinshaw10].

Born Jan 15 18229,11,12 [about 18241, about 18192,5], Randolph County, North Carolina9,11,12.  

He married Elizabeth Titus, Sep 5 1847, Randolph County, Indiana.9,10,13  Elizabeth was born Apr - 1829, Delaware.1,2,5,6  

John and family were shown in the 1850 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana, as follows:1

John Hinchaw, age 26, born in North Carolina; farmer; $300 real estate.
Elizabeth Hinchaw, age 21, born in Delaware; cannot read or write.
Sarah A. Hinchaw, age 2, born in Indiana.
Nancy J. Hinchaw, age 6 months, born in Indiana.
Sarah Titus, age 46, born in New Jersey.

In Jun 1863 John registered for the Civil War draft in the 5th Congressional District, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:14

Hinshaw John A, age 21, born in North Carolina; married; farmer.

John and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 18 1870), Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana:2

Hinshaw, J.A., age 51, born in North Carolina; farmer; $132 personal property.
Hinshaw, Elizabeth, age 41, born in Delaware; keeps house; can't read or write.
Hinshaw, Sarah A., age 21, born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Thomas, age 18, born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Abel, age 16, born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Zilphah, age 12, born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, John, age 8, born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Jacob, age 5, born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Joseph, age 4, born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Harriet, age 2, born in Indiana.
Titus, Sarah, age 64, born in Delaware; $1000 personal property.
Living next door on one side in 1870 was the family of brother Abel,15 and on the other side was the family of sister Zilpha.16  

John and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 8 1880), Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana:5

Hinshaw, John A., age 61, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; farmer; disabled; sickness/disability: white [..unclear..].
Hinshaw, Elizabeth, wife, age 51, born in Delaware; parents born in Delaware; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Lenard, son, age 17, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Delaware; works on farm.
Hinshaw, Jacob, son, age 15, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Delaware; works on farm.
Hinshaw, Joseph, son, age 13, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Delaware; works on farm; attended school.
Hinshaw, Harriett, daughter, age 9, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Delaware; attended school.
Hinshaw, Leonadice, son, age 7, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Delaware; attended school.
Hinshaw, Bethsada, daughter, age 5, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Delaware.

John A. Hinshaw died Sep 21 1888, Camden, Jay County, Indiana; age 66.9,11  

John's obituary was published as follows (as excerpted):11

HINSHAW John A., b. R.C. North Carolina Jan.15.1822, died at Camden. Jay Co., Ind Sept. 21, 1888 ae 66y.  Bur. Mt. Zion Cem.

Widow Elizabeth was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 9-11 1900), living in the household of son Jacob in Penn Township, Jay County, Indiana:6

Hinshaw, Elizabeth, mother, age 71, born Apr 1829 in Delaware; parents born in Delaware; widow; 11 children, 8 living.

Elizabeth died Dec 1 1902, Penn Township, Jay County, Indiana; age 73.17,18

(photo)Photo: Elizabeth (Titus) Hinshaw gravestone Mt. Zion Church Cemetery 19


Sources

  1. 1850 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll 168, pg 42, household #27.
  2. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana; page 336B, line #24, dwelling #315, family #315.
  3. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  4. Obituary of John Leonard Hinshaw.
  5. 1880 census, Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-307, ED 174, page 297C, line #12, dwelling #78, family #79.
  6. 1900 census, Penn Township, Jay County, Indiana; ED 65, page 121A, line #36, dwelling #210, family #216.
  7. "Index to Supplementary Record Jay County [Indiana] Marriage Transcripts
    1882-1920", Indiana Work Projects Administration; book MT1, pg 133.
  8. "Index to Supplementary Record Jay County [Indiana] Marriage Transcripts
    1882-1920", Indiana Work Projects Administration; book MT3, pg 32.
  9. Family lineage contributed by Greg Hinshaw
  10. "Indiana Marriages to 1850" (www.ancestry.com).
  11. Randolph County, Indiana obituary transcripts, 1885-1899; USGenWeb:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~inrandol/Obits/1885.htm.
  12. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  13. "Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850", Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division: http://www.in.gov/library/genealogy.htm
  14. U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana; page 336B, line #21, dwelling #314, family #314.
  16. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana; page 336B, line #35, dwelling #316, family #316.
  17. Jay County, Indiana Index to Death Records, 1882-1920, Volume 1;
    Indiana Works Progress Administration; book H-4, page 55.
  18. Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. Photo courtesy of Ron Dick citing: Mt. Zion Church Cemetery.


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