Margaret 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......... Margaret Hinshaw (1823-1911)
            +William Norton (1826-1862)
Margaret Hinshaw     [ID 01934] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Dec - 18231,2,3,4,5,6 [Dec 27 18267, about 18368,9], Ohio1,2,3,4,5,6 [Highland County, Ohio8,9].  

At Newberry MM (Ohio) on 3-20-1843, Margaret was received by request.10  

She married William Norton11,12,13,14,15 [William J. Norton16,17,18, William W. Norton19], May 5 185011,12,13,14,15, Randolph County, Indiana11,12,13,14,15.  William, son of William Norton & Elizabeth Snead, was born Nov 11 1826, Randolph County, Indiana.19,20,21  

This Norton family was apparently very friendly with the Hinshaws.  The following Norton siblings married Hinshaws:19

Samuel S. Norton married Elizabeth Hinshaw in 1849.
William W. Norton married Margaret Hinshaw in 1850.
John Hunter Norton married Zilpha Ann Hinshaw in 1853.
Mary Ellen Norton married Elkanah Hinshaw in 1863.
Elizabeth Jane Norton married Iram Hinshaw in 1866.

At Newberry MM on 2-16-1852, Margaret Norton (formerly Hinshaw) was disowned for her "marriage out of unity".10  

Children:

Abel Sanford Norton, born Aug 7 1854, Indiana; died Oct 3 1903; married Nancy Matilda Hinshaw. 2,3,4,5,7,22
Francisco Norton, born c1857; died Jan 28 1867, age 10Y 2M 20D, buried Snow Hill Cemetery, Randolph County, Indiana. 2,16,18
Elwood Norton, born c1859; apparently died young. 2
Florella J. Norton; died Oct 3 186?, age 8, buried Snow Hill. 16,17
Two additional children who apparently died young. 5,6

Margaret and William were shown in the 1850 census (Jun 19 1850), living with Samuel S. & Elizabeth Hinshaw Norton in Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:1

Samuel S. Norton, age 24, born in Indiana; blacksmith.
Elizabeth Norton, age 18, born in Ohio.
William Norton, age 24, born in Indiana.
Margaret Norton, age 26, born in Ohio.

Margaret and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 11 1860), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:2

William Norton, age 34, born in Indiana; farmer; $2500 real estate; $400 personal property.
Margaret Norton, age 36, born in Ohio.
Able S. Norton, age 6, born in Indiana.
Francisco Norton, age 3, born in Indiana.
Elwood Norton, age 1, born in Indiana.
Melly Hasse [unclear], age 24, born in Indiana; servant.
Living next door in 1860 was the family of Margaret's cousin Zilpha (Hinshaw) Norton.23  

William died Sep 12 1862, Randolph County, Indiana; buried Snow Hill Cemetery, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana.16,19,20,21  

Widow Margaret and son Abel Sanford were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 2 1870), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:3

Norton, Margaret, age 46, born in Ohio; keeps house; $2400 real estate; $250 personal property.
Norton, Abel S., age 15, born in Indiana; attended school.

Widow Margaret was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 10 1880), living in the household of son Abel Sanford in Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:4

Norton, Sanford, age 25, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; farmer.
Norton, Matilda, wife, age 23, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; keeping house.
Norton, Inez, daughter, age 4, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Norton, Margaret, mother, age 56, born in Ohio; parents born in North Carolina; widow.

Widow Margaret was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1 1900), living next door to son Abel Sanford in Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:5

Norton, Sanford, head-of-household, age 45, born Aug 1854 in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; married 25 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (mortgaged).
Norton, Nancy M., wife, age 42, born Aug 1857 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 25 years; 4 children, 4 living.
Norton, Russell, son, age 18, born Jan 1882 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: farmer; attended school 5 months.
Norton, Grace, daughter, age 13, born Dec 1886 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school 6 months.
Norton, Ruth, daughter, age 5, born Feb 1894 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Norton, Margarett, head-of-household, age 76, born Dec 1823 in Ohio; parents born in North Carolina; widow, married 13 years; 6 children, 1 living; owned farm (free).

Margaret later lived in Arkansas.14  

Widow Margaret was shown in the 1910 census (May 6 1910), living alone in Spring Creek Township, Phillips County, Arkansas:6

Norton, Margret, head-of-household, age 87, born in Ohio; parents born in North Carolina; widow; 6 children; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).

Margaret Hinshaw died Jan - 1911, Arkansas; buried LaGrange Cemetery, LaGrange, Lee County, Arkansas.7,24  Margaret shares a double gravestone with her son Abel Sanford Norton.7,24

(photo)Photo: Margaret Hinshaw & son Abel Sanford Norton gravestone LaGrange Cemetery 7

(photo)Photo: William Norton gravestone Snow Hill Cemetery 25

(photo)Photo: Florella Norton gravestone Snow Hill Cemetery 17

(photo)Photo: Francisco Norton gravestone Snow Hill Cemetery 18


Sources

  1. 1850 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll M432-168, page 42, line #20, dwelling #19, family #20.
  2. 1860 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; page 717, line #25, dwelling #173, family #167.
  3. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll M593-354, page 440, line #22, dwelling #38, family #38.
  4. 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, ED 173, page 267A, line #20, dwelling #63, family #63.
  5. 1900 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T623-399, ED 129, page 1A, line #60, dwelling #3-4, family #3-4.
  6. 1910 census, Spring Creek Township, Phillips County, Arkansas; roll T624-60, ED 109, page 238B, line #74, dwelling #33, family #33.
  7. Gravestone photo courtesy of Mary Joanne Norton-Canaan ().
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ohio.
  9. Contribution from Frank Machala Hinshaw.
  10. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  11. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  12. "Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850", Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division: http://www.in.gov/library/genealogy.htm
  13. "Indiana Marriages to 1850" (www.ancestry.com).
  14. Contribution from Ginger-lyn (Hinshaw) Summer.
  15. Family group sheets contributed by Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens
  16. Snow Hill Cemetery burials, Randolph County, Indiana; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~inrandol/Washington/SnowHill/shcburials.htm.
  17. Photo of gravestone of Florella Norton, courtesy of Mary Joanne Norton-Canaan ().
  18. Photo of gravestone of Francisco Norton, courtesy of Mary Joanne Norton-Canaan ().
  19. Contribution from Rodger Norton ().
  20. Family group sheets contributed by Rodger D. Norton ()
  21. Contribution from Rod Niner ().
  22. Contribution from Mary Joanne Norton-Canaan () and
    Betty Louise Norton-Brock () citing: Norton family bible.
  23. 1860 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; page 717, line #31, dwelling #174, family #168.
  24. Contribution from Mary Norton Canaan ().
  25. Photo courtesy of Rex Bertram ().


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