Robert O. 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...... Jacob Hinshaw (1710-1796) m Rebecca Mackey (c1716-1796)
 7....... Thomas Hinshaw (c1749-1825) m Hannah Seasfield (c1745-1835)
 8........ William Hinshaw (c1772-?) m Jane Hamm 
 9......... William Hinshaw (1812-1859) m Mary Lambertson (?-1841)
10.......... Robert O. Hinshaw (c1839-1863)
             +Isabella Jane Reid (1840-1899)
11...........  William Alexander Hinshaw (1861-1904) 1,2,3
11...........  Mary Robert Isabel "Bobbie" Hinshaw (1864-1933) 2,3
Robert O. Hinshaw     [ID 02245] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 1839, Alabama.1,3  Robert was shown age 11 in the Jackson County, Alabama, 1850 census;2 age 21 in the 1860 census.4,5  

He married Isabella Jane Reid1,3,6,7 [Isabella Jane Reed2], Oct 2 18601,3,6,7 [Sep 28 18608], Jackson County, Alabama1,3,6,7.  Isabella, daughter of Alexander Hamilton Reid & Mary Ann Trice, was born Feb 23 1840.2,3,9,10  

Note that Robert's sister Mary Ann married Isabella's brother Jesse Reid, and Robert's sister Susan married Isabella's brother Joseph B. Reid.  

Robert O. Hinshaw died 1863, Decatur, Alabama.1,11  Robert was a captain during the Civil War and died in service.2,11  

Widow Isabella and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 25 1870), Jackson County, Alabama, living in the household of her parents, Alex & Mary Ann Reid:12

Reid, Alex H, age 65, born in Kentucky; farmer; $4000 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Reid, Mary Ann, age 52, born in Virginia; keeping house.
Reid, Joseph B, age 26, born in Alabama; farm laborer; $200 personal property.
Reid, Robert, age 18, born in Alabama; farm laborer.
Reid, Thomas B, age 16, born in Alabama; farm laborer.
Hinshaw, Isabela, age 28, born in Alabama; keeping house.
Hinshaw, William A, age 8, born in Alabama; attended school.
Hinshaw, Mary R I, age 6, born in Alabama; attended school.
Reid, Geo W, age 10, born in Alabama; mulatto.

Isabella was shown age 28 in the Jackson County, Alabama, 1870 census.  She was shown living with Alex & Mary Ann Reid (her parents??) and having children William A. (age 8, AL) and Mary R.J. (age 6, AL).2  

After Robert died, Isabella remarried on Aug 13 1872 to Richard W. "Dickie" Robertson,2,7,13 who was the widower of Isabella's sister Lydia Reed.2  

Isabella and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 14 1880), Jackson County, Alabama:14

Robertson, R.W., age 36, born in Alabama; parents born in Tennessee.
Robertson, Isabella, wife, age 40, born in Alabama; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee.
Robertson, James R., son, age 14, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; farmer.
Robertson, Mary S., daughter, age 11, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Robertson, Alabama A., daughter, age 6, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Robertson, Elizabeth J., daughter, age 4, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Robertson, John T., son, age 2, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Robertson, Ella F., daughter, age 3 months, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Hinshaw, Robert I., [step-daughter scratched-out and replace with step-son], [female overwritten with male], age 15, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.

Isabella died Jun 17 1899, Aged 59 years, 3 months, 24 days; buried Clay Cemetery, Jackson County, Alabama.2  


  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) Family Registry Index - Hinshaw.
  2. "Paint Rock Valley Pioneers", a directory of Alabama cemeteries by Kittye Vandiver Henshaw, Evelyn Rochelle, and Addie Shaver, F332 P34446 1986, in the Tennessee State Library and Archives; Also 976.195 V3hk in the LDS Family History Library (not on microfilm). Contributed by Robert Worley.
  3. Genealogy data (Henall.FTW) by George Frederick Langley, Jr..
  4. 1860 census, Jackson County, Alabama; page 307, dwelling #277.
  5. 1850 census, Jackson County, Alabama; District #21; Reel M432-7, pg 130A; USGenWeb Archives.
  6. "Jackson County Alabama Marriages 1851-1856 and Book A 1859-1871", p74 (USGenWeb Archives).
  7. Dodd, Jordan R. "Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920". Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999.
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Alabama.
  9. Contribution from Bob DeWitt ().
  10. 1850 census, District 21, Jackson County, Alabama; roll M432-7, page 131, line #23, dwelling #387, family #387.
  11. Contribution from Lavonda Dove () citing: Addie Shaver, co-author of "Paint Rock Valley Pioneers".
  12. 1870 census, Subdivision Two, Big Coon, Jackson County, Alabama; page 94, line #7, dwelling #376, family #381.
  13. "Marriages of Jackson County Alabama 1871-1876 and 1876-1881" (USGenWeb archives).
  14. 1880 census, Jackson County, Alabama; Beat 19, ED 101, page 13A/64A, line #23, dwelling #42, family #44.

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