Mary Ann Hinshaw

 1. Mary Ann Hinshaw (c1821-1896)
    +William G. Miles (c1808-?)
Mary Ann Hinshaw     [ID 02147] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 1821, Guilford County, North Carolina.1,2,3,4  

She married William G. Miles, Sep 7 1839, Randolph County, North Carolina.4,5,6  William was born about 18081 [about 18122, about 18107], Chatham County, North Carolina1.  

A marriage bond was recorded for Mary Ann Hinshaw & William Miles on September 7, 1839, Randolph County, North Carolina (Heath Breedlove, bondsman; John B. Troy, witness).8,9  

Children:1,2,3

Rachel Miles, born c1841; married Andrew Jackson Shanks, Jul 15/17 1865, Hawkins County, Tennessee (child: Hiram Andrew Shanks, Jul 8 1871 - Oct 20 1951). 10,11,12
Sarah E. Miles, born c1847.
Rebecca J. Miles, born c1849.
Jessie T. Miles, born c1852.
Eli Henderson Miles, born c1854; died in his forties and is buried in Rogersville, Tennessee; married Nancy Catherine Eidson, Sep 25 1869, Hawkins County, Tennessee. 10,13
William Miles, born c1856.

Mary Ann and family were shown in the 1850 census, Guilford County, North Carolina:1

William Miles, age 42, born in Chatham County, North Carolina; farmer.
Mary Ann Miles, age 28, born in Guilford County, North Carolina.
Rachel Miles, age 9, born in Guilford County, North Carolina; attended school.
Sarah Miles, age 3, born in Guilford County, North Carolina.
Rebecca Miles, age 1, born in Guilford County, North Carolina.
Sarah Hinshaw, age 60, born in Guilford County, North Carolina; cannot read or write.
Elizabeth Miles, age 76, born in Chatham County, North Carolina; cannot read or write.
Living nearby was the family of Adam Hinshaw.14  

Mary Ann and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 21 1860), Hawkins County, Tennessee:2

Wm Miles, age 48, born in North Carolina; farm hand; $20 personal property.
Mary A Miles, age 38, born in North Carolina.
Sarah E Miles, age 13, born in North Carolina.
Rebecca J Miles, age 11, born in North Carolina.
Jessie T Miles, age 8 (female), born in Virginia.
Eli H Miles, age 6, born in Tennessee.
Wm N [or A - unclear] Miles, age 3, born in Tennessee.
Sarah Hinshaw, age 70, born in North Carolina.
Mary Ann and family seemed to have been doubly-enumerated in 1860 as they were again enumerated on Jul 6 1860 in Hawkins County, Tennessee:7
William G. Miles, age 50, born in North Carolina; laborer; $25 personal property.
Mary A Miles, age 39, born in North Carolina.
Sarah E Miles, age 14, born in North Carolina.
Rebecca J Miles, age 12, born in North Carolina.
Jesse T Miles, age 9 (male), born in North Carolina.
Eli H Miles, age 7, born in Tennessee.
Wm N [or A - unclear] Miles, age 3, born in Tennessee.

Mary Ann (apparently widowed) and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 23 1870), Hawkins County, Tennessee:3

Miles, Mary A, age 49, born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Miles, Rebecca, age 21, born in North Carolina; can read, cannot write.
Miles, William, age 14, born in Virginia; cannot read or write.
Hickman, William, age 5, born in Tennessee.
Living next door in 1870 was the family of daughter Rachel, with son Jesse Miles:15
Shanks, Andrew, age 55, born in Tennessee; farmer; $2500 real estate; $800 personal property; cannot read or write.
Shanks, Rachael N., age 29, born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Shanks, Mary A.S., age 21, born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, Sarah, age 84, born in North Carolina; can read, cannot write.
Hickman, Joseph, age 8, born in Tennessee.
Miles, Jesse, age 18 (male), born in Virginia; working on farm.

William died in Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tennessee and was buried there.13  

Mary Ann Hinshaw died Feb 16 1896, Clay County, North Carolina.16  

Mary Ann was probably closely related to the family of William Hinshaw #763.17  Some of William's family were also born in Guilford County, North Carolina and finally settled in Hawkins County, Tennessee.  The Sarah Hinshaw/Henshaw shown in censuses above might possibly have been William's daughter, Sarah Hinshaw #766, who would have been of the right age to be consistent with the above censuses, and whose life details are unknown (she might have remained unmarried, living with Mary Ann's family).17  

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Sources

  1. 1850 census, Guilford County, North Carolina; roll 632, page 268, dwelling #624.
  2. 1860 census, Surgoinsville P.O., District 8, Hawkins County, Tennessee; page 75A, line #17, dwelling #385, family #363.
  3. 1870 census, Rogersville P.O., District 9, Hawkins County, Tennessee; roll M593-1535, page 106, line #32, dwelling #25, family #25.
  4. Posting Jan 23 2004 by Carol Snyder () to the Hawkins County, Tennessee message board:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/rw/XeB.2ACE/2823.
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  6. North Carolina, Marriage Collection, 1741-2004; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. 1860 census, Rogersville P.O., District 9, Hawkins County, Tennessee; page 92A, line #10, dwelling #686, family #636.
  8. "North Carolina Marriage Bonds" fiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  9. North Carolina, Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Contribution from Mary L. Charles McNutt ().
  13. Contribution from Carol Snyder ().
  14. 1850 census, Guilford County, North Carolina; roll 632, page 269, dwelling #6.
  15. 1870 census, Rogersville P.O., District 9, Hawkins County, Tennessee; roll M593-1535, page 106, line #26, dwelling #24, family #24.
  16. Ancestry Family Tree data "creech Family Tree" posted by "cmcreech1".
  17. Speculation.


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