Eleanor 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........ John Hinshaw (1783-1855) m Margaret Ann Ratcliff (1790-1860)
 9......... Eleanor Hinshaw (1810-1892)
            +Jesse Holloway (1800-1849)
            +Thomas Moon (c1798-1869)
Eleanor Hinshaw     [ID 01927] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Eleanor Hinshaw1,2 [Elinor Hinshaw3].

Born Feb 25 18101,4,5,6,7,8,9 [about 181110], Highland County, Ohio1,4,5,6,7,8,9.  

She married Jesse Holloway3,5,11,12, Mar 21 18263,5,11,12 [Mar 2 182613], Clinton County, Ohio3,5,11,12.  They were married by John Terella, J.P.  (marriage recorded in Clinton County, Ohio, book 2 page 169).2  Jesse, son of Abner Holloway & Elizabeth Stanley, was born Jul 26 1800, Virginia.4,6,14  

Children:7,10,14

Abner Holloway, born Dec 6 1830; died Apr 2 1903; married Sarah Miriam Rich. 6
Margaret Holloway, born Aug 6 1828; died Mar 18 1914; married William W. Mills.
John Holloway, born Apr 15 1833; died Oct 28 1833.
Amos Holloway, born Aug 29 1834; died Nov 30 1914; married Rachel H. Moon. 8
Timothy Holloway, born May 24 1837; died Nov 6 1902; married Sarah Ferguson.
Isaac Caleb Holloway, born Jun 29 1840; died Jan 4 1924; married Harriett Griffin.
Elizabeth Holloway, born Jun 24 1842; died Jan 16 1924; married Josiah Ferguson.
Jesse Clarkson Holloway, born Dec 12 1844; died Sep 15/16 1864, Andersonville Prison, Georgia. 15,16,17
Eleanor J. Holloway, born Feb 20 1847; died Feb 11 1917; married James C. Fleming.
Sarah Holloway, born c1849; married F.A. Fleming. 9

Jesse died Nov 5 1849, Grant County, Indiana; aged 49y 9d.4,6,14,18  

Widow Eleanor and children were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 7 1850), Monroe Township, Grant County, Indiana:7

Elleanor Holliway, age 40, born in Ohio; $1000 real estate.
Abner Holliway, age 19, born in Ohio; attended school.
Amos Holliway, age 16, born in Ohio; attended school.
Timothy Holliway, age 13, born in Ohio; attended school.
Isaac Holliway, age 9, born in Ohio; attended school.
Elizabeth Holliway, age 8, born in Ohio; attended school.
Jesse C. Holliway, age 6, born in Ohio; attended school.
Eleanor Holliway, age 3, born in Ohio.
Sarah Holliway, age 1, born in Indiana.

She then married Thomas Moon, Aug 5 1859, Grant County, Indiana.3,5,19,20  Thomas was born about 1798, Tennessee.10  Thomas had apparently been previously married, and had several children.10  

Eleanor and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 7 1860), Monroe Township, Grant County, Indiana:10

Thomas Moon, age 62, born in Tennessee; farmer; $3000 real estate; $675 personal property; married within the year.
Ellnor Moon, age 49, born in Ohio; married within the year.
Elkana Moon, age 13, born in Ohio; attended school.
Margaret Moon, age 8, born in Ohio; attended school.
Sarah Moon, age 6, born in Ohio; attended school.
Isaac Holloway, age 19, born in Ohio; attended school.
Elizabeth Holloway, age 17, born in Ohio.
Jesse C. Holloway, age 15, born in Ohio.
Ellenor Holloway, age 13, born in Ohio.
Sarah A. Holloway, age 11, born in Indiana.
Rachel Hellson [unclear], age 26, born in Ohio; school teacher.

Thomas died Jan - 1869.4  

Widow Eleanor was shown in the 1870 census (Aug 2 1870), living in the household of son Amos, Monroe Township, Grant County, Indiana:8

Holoway, Amos, age 35, born in Ohio; farmer; $3500 real estate; $800 personal property.
Holoway, Rachel, age 36, born in Ohio; keeping house.
Holoway, Lydia A., age 7, born in Indiana; attended school.
Holoway, Nettie A., age 3, born in Indiana.
Holoway, Walter L., age 2, born in Indiana.
Moon, Ellen, age 60, born in Ohio; no occupation.
Moon, Sarah E., age 15, born in Ohio; attended school.

Widow Eleanor was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 15 1880), living in the household of daughter Sarah (Holloway) Fleming, Monroe Township, Grant County, Indiana:9

Fleming, F.A., age 39, born in Indiana; parents born in Pennsylvania; farmer.
Fleming, Sarah A., wife, age 31, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Ohio; keeping house.
Fleming, Dora A., daughter, age 10, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Fleming, Mary H., daughter, age 8, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Fleming, Jesse O., son, age 5, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Fleming, Carey F., son, age 2, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Fleming, Ira E., daughter, age 9 months, born Feb [1880] in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Fleming, Archibald, father, age 81, born in Pennsylvania; widower.
Fleming, Douglass, nephew, age 18, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Jones, Phebe A., servant, age 19, born in Indiana; parents born in Ohio; servant; attended school.
Moon, Elner, mother-in-law, age 70, born in Ohio; parents born in North Carolina; mid wife; "maimed, crippled, bedridden, or otherwise disabled".

Eleanor was a midwife delivering babies in Grant County, Indiana from 1864 to 1891.  She was known as "Granny Moon".21  It is said that she would crochet as she rode her horse on her way to deliveries.  She delivered over 300 babies in Grant County, Indiana.22  Granny Moon maintained a detailed log book of her baby deliveries; excerpts can be seen at: http://www.rootsweb.com/~ingrant/grmoon.htm

Eleanor Hinshaw died Aug 11 1892, Grant County, Indiana; buried Puckett/Howe Cemetery, County Road 200 S., near Marion, Grant County, Indiana.3,6,14,23  Eleanor is buried next to her first husband, Jesse Holloway.18

(photo)Photo: Eleanor's gravestone Puckett/Howe Cemetery 24

(photo)Photo: Eleanor's gravestone Puckett/Howe Cemetery 25


Sources

  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ohio.
  2. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    Clinton County, Ohio courthouse records.
  3. Contribution from Ginger-lyn (Hinshaw) Summer.
  4. Contribution from Ginger-lyn (Hinshaw) Summer citing:
    Jane Walls Wilson, Bainbridge, Ohio, in part from family group sheets
    in the possession of Almeda Grace Hinshaw Rhinehart,
    brought to a Hinshaw family reunion in the late 1980s.
  5. Family group sheets contributed by Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens
  6. Holloway family bible: http://www.rootsweb.com/~ingrant/bibholl.html.
  7. 1850 census, Monroe Township, Grant County, Indiana; roll M432-147, page 202, line #27, dwelling #548, family #548.
  8. 1870 census, Marion P.O., Monroe Township, Grant County, Indiana; roll M593-317, page 159, line #27, dwelling #90, family #90.
  9. 1880 census, Monroe Township, Grant County, Indiana; roll T9-280, ED 175, page 546C-D, line #45, dwelling #97, family #102.
  10. 1860 census, Acana P.O., Monroe Township, Grant County, Indiana; roll M653-261, page 12, line #1, dwelling #88, family #76.
  11. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  12. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens.
  13. Marriage Index: Selected Counties of Ohio, 1789-1850; http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
  14. Julie Anne Ward () database:
    http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/w/a/r/Julie-A-Ward/index.html.
  15. Contribution from Denise (Holloway) Rumschlag ().
  16. "The American Civil War Research Database", Ancestry, Inc.
  17. "Andersonville Prisoners of War" (ancestry.com).
  18. Howe/Puckett Cemetery DAR extractions; Grant County, Indiana USGenWeb:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~ingrant/puck.htm.
  19. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; Grant County Volume I, Book 3, pg 404; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  21. Contribution from Carol Proctor ().
  22. Grant County, USGenWeb Archives: http://www.rootsweb.com/~ingrant/grmoon.htm.
  23. Contribution from Julie Anne Ward ().
  24. Photo courtesy of Julie Anne Ward ().
  25. Photo courtesy of Jamie (Holloway) Nunemaker ().


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