Elias 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........ Jacob Hinshaw (1787-1832) m Mary Davis (1796-1874)
 9......... Elias Hinshaw (1827-1893)
            +Martitia Macon (1830-1877)
10..........  Isaiah Manley Hinshaw (1854-1925) 1,2,3,4,5,6
10..........  Jacob Lindley Hinshaw (1855-1904) 1,2,3,4,5
10..........  John Randolph Hinshaw (1857-1935) 1,2,3,4,5,7
10..........  Stephen Frances Hinshaw (1858-1938) 1,2,3,4,5,7
10..........  Thomas Benoni Hinshaw (1860-1860) 1,2,4,7
10..........  Eli Newlin Hinshaw (1861-1940) 1,2,3,5,7
10..........  George Franklin Hinshaw (1863-1939) 1,2,3,5,7
10..........  Ahijah Goldsmith Hinshaw (1865-1938) 1,2,3,5,7,8
10..........  Levi Clarkson Hinshaw (1867-1944) 3,5,7,9
10..........  Mary Hinshaw (1869-1871) 5,9
            +Elizabeth Ann Davis (1843-1921)
Elias Hinshaw     [ID 00241] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born 1-15-1827, Holly Spring MM, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,2,4,5,10,11  

He married Martitia Macon, Apr 14 1853, Holly Spring MM, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,8,10,12  Martitia Macon, daughter of Thomas Macon & Rosanna Moffitt, was born May 2 1830, North Carolina.3,4,5,9,10  

Note: Martitia's grandfather Gideon Macon's second wife had been Elias' aunt Rebecca Hinshaw.  

At Holly Spring MM on 11-19-1853, Elias condemned his marriage contrary to discipline.1  

At Holly Spring MM on 4-17-1858, Elias was chosen Overseer.1  

Elias and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 14 1860), Randolph County, North Carolina:4

Mary Hinshaw, age 63; farmer; $150 real estate; $60 personal property.
Elias Hinshaw, age 33, born in North Carolina; farmer; $650 real estate; $387 personal property.
Martitia Hinshaw, age 30.
Isaiah M. Hinshaw, age 6.
Jacob L. Hinshaw, age 4.
John R.. Hinshaw, age 3.
Stephen F.. Hinshaw, age 1.
Thomas B.. Hinshaw, age 6 months.

At Holly Spring MM on 9-19-1863, Isaiah, Jacob, John, Stephen, Thomas, Eli, & George were all "received by request" of their father, Elias.1  

At Holly Spring MM on 11-21-1863, Martitia was "received in membership".1  

At Holly Spring MM in October of 1865 this minute was recorded:13

This meeting appoints Thomas Hinshaw, David Cox, Elias Macon, Charles Cox, Levi Cox, G.W.Wright, Isaac B. Fesmire, Elias Hinshaw, Jeremiah Piggott, Sen., Neri Cox & Michael Cox to look out suitable places for schools and also to set up schools among us as thought best.

At Holly Spring MM on 4-20-1867, Elias & wife Martitia, and children Isaiah M., Jacob L., John R., Stephen F., Eli N., George F., & Abijah G. were granted certificated to Greenwood MM, Hamilton County, Indiana.1  

At Greenwood MM on 7-31-1867, Elias, wife Martitia & minor children Isaiah H., Jacob L., John R., Stephen F., Eli N., George F., & Abijah G.  were received on a certificate from Holly Spring MM, N.C. - endorsed to Westfield MM.14  

Elias and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 29 1870), Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:5

Hinshaw, Elias, age 43, born in North Carolina; farmer; $600 real estate; $300 personal property.
Hinshaw, Marticia, age 40, born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Isaiah M., age 17, born in North Carolina; working on farm; attended school.
Hinshaw, Jacob L., age 16, born in North Carolina; working on farm; attended school.
Hinshaw, John R., age 15, born in North Carolina; working on farm; attended school.
Hinshaw, Stephen F., age 14, born in North Carolina; working on farm; attended school.
Hinshaw, Eli N., age 12, born in North Carolina.
Hinshaw, George F., age 8, born in North Carolina.
Hinshaw, Isaac G., age 7, born in North Carolina.
Hinshaw, Levi C., age 3, born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Mary, age 10 months, born Sept [1869] in Indiana.

Martitia Macon died Jul 27 1877.10  

He then married Elizabeth Ann Davis, May 30 1880, Hamilton County, Indiana.6,7,15,16,17  Elizabeth, daughter of Enoch Davis & Mariam Mendenhall, was born Aug 25 1843, North Carolina.16,18,19,20,21  

It appears (although not certain) that Elizabeth was a single mother, with a daughter, Ida M. Davis, born about 1867, Indiana.16,21  

Elias and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 29 1880), Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:16

Hinshaw, Elias, age 53, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; farming.
Hinshaw, Elizabeth A., wife, age 34, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Isaiah, son, age 26, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; works on farm.
Hinshaw, Stephen F., son, age 21, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; works on farm; attended school.
Hinshaw, George F., son, age 16, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; works on farm; attended school.
Hinshaw, Ahijah, son, age 15, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; works on farm; attended school.
Hinshaw, Levi C., son, age 12, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; works on farm; attended school.
Davis, Ida M., step daughter, age 12, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in North Carolina; attended school.

Elias and family finally settled in Kansas.22  

Elias Hinshaw died May 30 1893, Rose Hill, Butler County, Kansas; buried Friends Cemetery, Rose Hill, Butler County, Kansas.10,11,23  

It is unknown if Elizabeth remained in Indiana, or if she returned to Indiana from Kansas after Elias died.  Elizabeth remarried to William Haworth/Hayworth, Jul 25 1903, Hamilton County, Indiana.18,24,25,26  William Haworth had been previously married, with a son, J.C. Hayworth.18  

Elizabeth and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 28 1910), Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:18

Hayworth, J.C., head-of-household, age 41, born in Indiana; parents born in Ohio; second marriage, married 12 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Hayworth, May, wife, age 43, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 12 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Hayworth, Lester, son, age 10, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hayworth, Ella, daughter, age 21, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hayworth, May, daughter, age 18, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hayworth, Hazel, daughter, age 17, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hayworth, William, father, age 80, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; second marriage.
Hayworth, Elizabeth, step-mother, age 66, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; second marriage.

Elizabeth died Feb 15 1921, Sheridan, Hamilton County, Indiana; age 77y 5m 20d.19

(photo)Photo: Elias Hinshaw & Elizabeth Ann Davis 11

(photo)Photo: Elias Hinshaw gravestone Friends Cemetery, with son Isaiah 11


Sources

  1. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  2. "Charles and Hannah (Matson) Davis and their descendants" by Earl H. Davis, microfilm #1011836, Item 2, in the LDS Family History Library.
  3. "The Genealogical Journal", Randolph County [NC] Genealogical Society, Vol VI, Number 1, Winter 1982.
  4. 1860 census, Moffetts Mills P.O., Eastern Division, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll M653-910, page 249, line #23, dwelling #309, family #309.
  5. 1870 census, Eagletown P.O., Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll M593-319, page 199, line #13, dwelling #331, family #326.
  6. http://www.findagrave.com.
  7. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  9. Contribution from Carol Lawrence Vidales.
  10. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=15919244.
  12. North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. "Friends at Holly Spring" by Seth B. Hinshaw, 1982, The North Carolina Friends Historical Society, Briarpatch Press, Davidson, North Carolina.
  14. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 6, 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. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book 6, page 192).
  16. 1880 census, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T9-0281, ED 37, page 383A, line #16, dwelling #376, family #379.
  17. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  18. 1910 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T624-353, ED 91, page 7B, line #79, dwelling #95, family #98.
  19. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. 1860 census, Eastern Division, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll M653-910, page 243, line #27, dwelling #226, family #226.
  21. 1870 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll M593-319, page 5A, line #6, dwelling #60, family #63.
  22. Telephone interview with Arlene Hinshaw Johnson.
  23. Contribution from Daryl Bowers Hinshaw.
  24. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book 11, page 443).
  25. Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  26. Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.


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