Nancy Catherine Hinshaw

 1. Nancy Catherine Hinshaw (1831-1911)
    +James Lemuel Henderson (1825-1867)
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Nancy Catherine Hinshaw1 [Nancy C. Hindshaw2, Nancy Catherine Henshaw1,3,4, Nancy Elizabeth Hindshau5].

Born Sep 19 1831, Tennessee.1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10,11  

She married James Lemuel Henderson, Oct 19 1845, Sarah, Tunica County, Mississippi.1,3,4  James was born Dec 13 1825, Georgia.3,4,6,7  

Nancy and James had nine children:1,4,6,7

Mary Jane Henderson, born Feb 6 1847; died Aug 16 1847.
Nathan Milba/Melba Henderson, born Jul 29 [Jul 9] 1848; died Sep 10 1902; buried Sunshine Cemetery, Goldman, Arkansas; married 1) Ruthie L. McAdams, 2) Seleta Jane Bunyard. 12
Nancy Elizabeth Henderson, born Jul 10 1851; died May 7 1937.
Nelson Halley Henderson, born Feb 25 1855; died 1907; buried Sunshine Cemetery, Goldman, Arkansas; married Sarah --. 13
James Eli Henderson, born Feb 2 1857; died Mar 10 1937; buried Thompson Cemetery. 14,15
John Oliver Henderson, born Nov 22 1858 [Nov 22 1856]; died Jun 24 1902; buried Thompson Cemetery. 16
Samuel Allen Henderson, born Sep 2 1860; died Oct 17 1937; buried Thompson Cemetery; married Alice Arizona Broom. 17,18
Mattie Petonia Henderson, born Mar 10 1866; died Aug 9 1866.
Joel Christopher Henderson, born Oct 22 1866; died Jul 22 1866 [sic].

In 1846 they removed from Mississippi to Arkansas, and entered some 360 acres of land, but sold this property in 1858, and entered 360 acres more, which James also improved and of which he devoted a considerable portion to the raising of stock.3  

Nancy and family were shown in the 1850 census (Nov 28 1850), Polk Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas:6

Jas L. Henderson, age 24, born in Georgia; farmer.
Nancy Henderson, age 18, born in Tennessee.
Nathan L. Henderson, age 1, born in Arkansas.
Isaac W. Henderson, age 16, born in Mississippi; laborer; attended school.
Sarah Ann Henderson, age 13, born in Mississippi; attended school.
Oliver P. Henderson, age 10, born in Mississippi; attended school.
Nancy E. Henderson, age 12, born in Mississippi; attended school.
Joel [unclear] Henderson, age 7, born in Mississippi; attended school.

Nancy and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 30 1860), La Grue Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas:7

James L. Henderson, age 34, born in Georgia; farmer; $2800 real estate; $6180 personal property.
Nancy R. [initial unclear] Henderson, age 28, born in Tennessee; housekeeper.
Nathan Henderson, age 12, born in Arkansas; attended school.
Nancy E. Henderson, age 10, born in Arkansas; attended school.
Joshua Henderson, age 6, born in Arkansas.
James E. Henderson, age 3, born in Arkansas.
John O. L. Henderson, age 1, born in Arkansas.
Ferdinan Monthomery, age 31, born in Tennessee; farming; $4800 real estate.
Oliver Mandlin, age 26, born in Georgia; farm laborer.
Susan Daniel, age 18, born in Tennessee; domestic.
Living two houses away in 1860 was the family of a Christopher Henderson, age 2019 (perhaps James' brother).20  

James served in the Confederate army during the Civil War, and was on active duty from 1864 to the final surrender in 1865.  He was a Mason and a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.3  Nancy was a member of the Baptist Church.3  

James died Jan 23 1867, Arkansas County, Arkansas.3,4  

Widow Nancy and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 27 1870), Crockett Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas:8

Henderson, Nancy, age 39, born in Tennessee; farmer; $720 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Henderson, Nelson, age 15, born in Arkansas; cannot write.
Henderson, James, age 13, born in Arkansas; cannot write.
Henderson, John, age 11, born in Arkansas; cannot read or write.
Henderson, Samuel, age 9, born in Arkansas.
Holloway, Susan, age 14, born in Tennessee; cannot read or write.
Living next door in 1870 was son Nathan Henderson, age 22, with his wife Ruthie;21 living three houses away was the family of a Joseph A. Henderson, age 2822 (relationship unknown); living one more house away was the family of a James Hawkins, age 57,23 with a Nancy H. Henderson, age 11.  (relationship unknown);

Widow Nancy and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 2-3 1880), Keaton Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas:9

Henderson, Nancy C., age 48, born in Tennessee; parents born in North Carolina; widow; keeping house.
Henderson, John O., son, age 21, born in Arkansas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Tennessee; work on farm.
Henderson, Saml A., son, age 19, born in Arkansas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Tennessee; work on farm.
Living three houses away in 1880 was the family of a Joseph A. Henderson, age 38.24  (relationship unknown);

Widow Nancy and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 21 1900), Keaton Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas:10

Henderson, Nancy C., head-of-household, age 68, born Sept 1831 in Tennessee; parents born in North Carolina; widow; 10 children, 6 living; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Henderson, John R., son, age 41, born Nov 1858 in Arkansas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Tennessee; married 7 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Henderson, Edith, daughter-in-law, age 24, born Mar 1875 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; married 7 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henderson, Julius E., grandson, age 15, born Aug 1884 in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; occupation: farm laborer; attended school 2 months.
Henderson, Joseph, grandson, age 15, born July 1884 in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; occupation: farm laborer; attended school 2 1/2 months.
Henderson, Ira O, grandson, age 4, born June 1895 in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Henderson, James Y., grandson, age 1, born July 1898 in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Living next door in 1900 was the family of son James Eli Henderson, born Feb 1857.25  

Widow Nancy was shown in the 1910 census (May 23 1910), living in the household of son James Eli Henderson in Keaton Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas:26

Henderson, Nancy C., mother, age 78, born in Mississippi; parents born in North Carolina; widow; 10 children, 3 living.

Nancy Catherine Hinshaw died Sep 25 19111,4 [Sep 26 19112,11], Arkansas County, Arkansas1,4; aged 80 years1,4.  

Speculation is that Nancy's father could have been Meridith Henshaw.1  

This person's ancestry is unknown!
If you know who the parents were, please


Sources

  1. Contribution from Steve Morgan ().
  2. Posting Aug 9 2005 by Dave Henderson () to the Henshaw message board:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/rw/Fei.2ACIB/105.1.
  3. "Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Eastern Arkansas";
    Chicago: Goodspeed Publishers, 1890.
  4. GEDCOM file 'morgan' at http://www.my-ged.com.
  5. Posting Aug 24 2001 by William Parker () to the Henshaw message board:
    http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/rw/Fei.2ACIB/105.
  6. 1850 census, Polk Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas; roll M432-25, page 23, line #40, dwelling #29, family #29.
  7. 1860 census, La Grue Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas; roll M653-37, page 31, line #25, dwelling #208, family #208.
  8. 1870 census, Crockett Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas; roll M593-47, page 27, line #32, dwelling #8, family #8.
  9. 1880 census, Keaton Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas; roll T9-38, ED 1, page 2C, line #15, dwelling #24, family #24.
  10. 1900 census, Keaton Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas; roll T623-49, ED 3, page 12B-13A, line #98, dwelling #149, family #151.
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13838188.
  12. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=48623432.
  13. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=48574212.
  14. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=47721807.
  15. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=87257767.
  16. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85983554.
  17. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85982465.
  18. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=87257931.
  19. 1860 census, La Grue Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas; roll M653-37, page 31, line #12, dwelling #206, family #206.
  20. Speculation.
  21. 1870 census, Crockett Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas; roll M593-47, page 27, line #38, dwelling #9, family #9.
  22. 1870 census, Crockett Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas; roll M593-47, page 27, line #20, dwelling #5, family #5.
  23. 1870 census, Crockett Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas; roll M593-47, page 27, line #17, dwelling #4, family #4.
  24. 1880 census, Keaton Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas; roll T9-38, ED 1, page 2C, line #31, dwelling #27, family #27.
  25. 1900 census, Keaton Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas; roll T623-49, ED 3, page 13A, line #5, dwelling #150, family #152.
  26. 1910 census, Keaton Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas; roll T624-43, ED 8, page 115A, line #15, dwelling #3, family #3.


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