John Rufus 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...... Jesse Hinshaw (1720-1797) m Abigail Marshall (1724-1806)
 7....... Jesse Hinshaw (1770-1846) m Mary Marshill (1773-1806)
 8........ Jesse Hinshaw (1797-1875) m Hannah Moon (1798-1886)
 9......... Zimri Hinshaw (1821-1854) m Rachel Crofford (1814-1898)
10.......... John Rufus Hinshaw (1844-1926)
             +Gulielma Allen (1849-1936)
John Rufus Hinshaw     [ID 02031] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Nov 9 1844, Parke County, Indiana.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

He married Gulielma Allen, Dec 27 1873, Bloomingdale, Parke County, Indiana.1,2,3,4,9,10  Gulielma, daughter of Samuel Allen & Catherine Morrison, was born Oct 29 1849, Indiana.1,2,4,7,8,11,12,13  

No children.4,7  

At Bloomfield MM on 4-1-1876, John R. Hinshaw was received in membership.14  

John and Gulielma were shown in the 1880 census, living in the household of Gulielma's widowed mother in Penn Township, Parke County, Indiana:6

Allen, Catharine, age 50, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; widow; keeping house.
Allen, Henry, son, age 25, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in North Carolina [sic]; farm hand.
Allen, Wilson H., son, age 20, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in North Carolina [sic]; farm hand.
Hinshaw, John R., son-in-law, age 35, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Hinshaw, Gulie Elma, daughter, age 30, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; keeping house.

John and Gulielma were shown in the 1910 census (May 9 1910), Parke County, Indiana:7

Hinshaw, John R., head-of-household, age 65, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Ohio; first marriage, married 36 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (mortgaged).
Hinshaw, Gulia E., wife, age 60, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; first marriage, married 36 years; no children.

John and Gulielma were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 16-17 1920), Bloomingdale, Parke County, Indiana:8

Hinshaw, John R., head-of-household, age 75, born in Indiana; [father's birthplace unclear]; mother born in Indiana; owned home; occupation: farmer.
Hinshaw, Gulielma, wife, age 70, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; occupation: none.

John Rufus Hinshaw died Feb 17 1926, Bloomingdale, Parke County, Indiana; age 81.2,4,15,16  

John's obituary was published in "The American Friend" on March 25, 1926 (page 200).16  

Widow Gulielma was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4 1930), living in her brother's household in Parke County, Indiana:13

Allen, Wilson H., head-of-household, age 69, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 33; owned home ($2500 value); no radio in home; occupation: none; not a veteran.
Allen, Tillie, wife, age 57, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 22; occupation: none.
Allen, Marie, daughter, age 22, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: book-keeping, candy shop.
Allen, Isabella, daughter, age 18, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: none.
Hinshaw, Gulia, sister, age 80, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; widow; occupation: none.

Gulielma died Feb 16 193615 [Feb 12 19362,4,16], Bloomingdale, Parke County, Indiana15; age 8615.  

Gulie Elma's obituary was published in "The American Friend" on March 5, 1936 (page 103).16  

The following biographical sketch of John R. Hinshaw appears in the book "History of Parke County, Indiana" by JH Beadle:3

J.R. HINSHAW, farmer, Bloomingdale, was b. in Parke Co, IN Nov 9, 1844.  His parents removed to Clay Co, IN in 1848 where his father d. in 1854.  Mr. Hinshaw remained at home, working on the farm, and attending school during the winter seasons.  In this way, he received a good common school education and has been engaged in teaching school during the winters for a number of years, and is considered by the people where he has taught to be capable of both teaching and governing a school.  In 1873, he was marr. to Miss G. ALLEN, d/o of Samuel Allen, who was an early settler of Parke Co.  He has long been a prominent member of the Society of Friends, and in politics he takes sides with the republican party.

(photo)Photo: John R. Hinshaw with brother William, 1911

(photo)Photo: John with siblings, 1923

(photo)Photo: John R. Hinshaw and Gulie Allen Hinshaw 17


Sources

  1. Contribution from Sherian Kennedy ().
  2. Ray Maris database: http://home.rapidcable.com/~raymaris/maris.htm.
  3. Parke County, Indiana Biographies; USGenWeb Archives;
    citing: p.297 History of Parke Co IN; JH Beadle, Chicago: HH Hill, 1880;
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~inparke/BiosPennTwp.htm.
  4. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  5. Zimri & Rachel Hinshaw family notes, recorded by granddaughter Mary Cisela Stuart; contributed by Joey Okamoto ().
  6. 1880 LDS census index, Penn Township, Parke County, Indiana; roll T9-0303, page 460D.
  7. 1910 census, Penn Township, Parke County, Indiana; roll T624-373, ED 84, page 130B, line #69, dwelling #351, family #352.
  8. 1920 census, Bloomingdale, Penn Township, Parke County, Indiana; roll T625-443, ED 58, page 9A, line #31, dwelling #217, family #228.
  9. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  10. Parke County, Indiana marriages; USGenWeb Archives;
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~inparke/Marriages/ParkeMarriages1873.txt.
  11. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  12. 1880 LDS census index, Penn Township, Parke County, Indiana; roll T9-0303, page 449B.
  13. 1930 census, Bloomingdale, Penn Township, Parke County, Indiana; roll T626-622, ED 10, page 3B, line #99, dwelling #108, family #108.
  14. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 5, subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII", (a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
  15. Contribution from Sherian Kennedy (), citing:
    Parke County Indiana death records.
  16. Earlham College Library; "American Friend Obituary Index":
    http://www.earlham.edu/~libr/content/friends/obituaries/index.html.
  17. Photo courtesy of Robert Lloyd Hinshaw and Margie Hinshaw Walton.


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