Rhua Ann Hanshaw

 1. Rhua Ann Hanshaw (c1800-1872)
    +Joseph Charles Higbee (1796-?)
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Rhua Ann Hanshaw1 [Rhua Ann Henshaw2,3,4, Rhuan Hanshaw1,5, Rhaun Hanshaw5,6, Ann Hanshaw1, Annie Hanshaw1].

Born about 1800, Virginia.1,7,8,9  

She married Joseph Charles Higbee, Jul 27 1823, Coshocton County, Ohio.1,2,3,4,5,6  Joseph, son of Joseph Higbee & Elizabeth Lawrence Lewis3,10,11,12,13, was born Feb 12 17963,10,11,12,13, Trenton, Hunterdon County, New Jersey3,10,11,12,13 [Pennsylvania4,7,9].  

Children:3,4,7,11,12

Virginia Eleanor Higbee; died Jan 24 1904, Trenton, New Jersey; married Nov 8 1842, Samuel Lewis Southard.
James Montgomery Higbee, born about 1825.
Elizabeth L. Higbee, born 1827; married John Richmond, Nov 28 1852.
Mary Matilda Higbee, born Oct 1830; died Aug 1905, Orange, Coshocton County, Ohio; married Jun 3 1855, William Maxwell (children: Eunice Wheat Maxwell, Leary M. Maxwell, George S. Maxwell, plus four more). 14
Lucy Lawrence Higbee, born 1832.
Alfred Augustus Higbee, born Dec 1834; died 1919, Osage County, Missouri; married Lucinda A. Burnett, Mar 18 1858. 15
Lewis M. Higbee, born Apr - 1836; died Dec 1 1862.

Rhua Ann and family were shown in the 1830 census, Oxford Township, Coshocton County, Ohio:16,17

Joseph C. Higby household:
1 male age 30-40 [Joseph].
1 female under age 5 [Elizabeth].
1 female age 5-10 [probably Virginia].
1 female age 30-40 [Rhua Ann].

Rhua Ann and family were shown in the 1840 census, Birmingham Township, Coshocton County, Ohio:18

Joseph C. Higby household:
2 males under age 5.
3 males age 30-40.
1 male age 40-50 [Joseph].
1 female age 5-10.
2 females age 10-15.
1 female age 40-50 [Rhua Ann].

Rhua Ann and family were shown in the 1850 census (Oct 10 1850), Lafeyatte Township, Coshocton County, Ohio:7

Joseph C. Higbee, age 54, born in Pennsylvania; farmer; $6400 real estate.
Anne Higbee, age 50, born in Virginia.
Elizabeth Higbee, age 23, born in Ohio.
Mary Higbee, age 20, born in Ohio.
Lucy Higbee, age 18, born in Ohio; attended school.
Alfred Higbee, age 16, born in Ohio; farmer; attended school.
Lewis Higbee, age 14, born in Ohio; attended school.

Rhua Ann and Joseph were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 5 1860), Lafeyatte Township, Coshocton County, Ohio:8

Joseph C. Higby, age 64, born in Pennsylvania; farmer; $10,000 real estate; $7,000 personal property.
Rueanna [unclear] Higby, age 60, born in Virginia.
Catherine Rinkle, age 19, born in Ohio.
Peter Smith, age 10, born in Ohio.

Rhua Ann and Joseph were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 2 1870), Lafeyatte Township, Coshocton County, Ohio:9

Higby, Joseph C., age 75, born in Pennsylvania; farmer.
Higby, Rhua A., age 70, born in Virginia; keeps house.

Rhua Ann Hanshaw died Feb 18 18722,3,12 [Dec 21 18711], Orange, Coshocton County, Ohio2,3,12; buried Bowman Cemetery, Coshocton, Ohio2,3,12.  

Joseph died Orange, Coshocton County, Ohio, buried Bowman Cemetery, Coshocton, Ohio.  

Joseph kept a diary, and he referred to Rhua Ann as Annie.  They are both buried on top of a hill up from their house, in Bowman Cemetery.  Also buried there are Lewis M. Higbee, and William and Mary Matilda Maxwell.4  

Rhua Ann was very likely the daughter of Jonathan Seman Henshaw, who settled in Coshocton County, Ohio.  Francis Asbury Stafford, thought to be the brother of Elizabeth (Stafford) Henshaw,20 also settled in Coshocton County; his daughter Mary (Stafford) Compton named her first daughter Rhua12 (presumably named after her cousin Rhua Henshaw).20

(photo)Photo: Rhua Ann Hanshaw 13

(photo)Photo: Joseph Charles Higbee photographed Jul 29 1863, Orange, Coshocton County, Ohio, age 67y 5m 16d, weight 250 lbs.; photo for daughter Mary, Apr 4 1864 13

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Sources

  1. Contribution from Ted E. Davidson ().
  2. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by "Wahluke WA FHC" ().
  3. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Sherrie Stafford ().
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Casey Stafford ().
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ohio.
  6. Marriage Index: Selected Counties of Ohio, 1789-1850; http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
  7. 1850 census, Lafeyatte Township, Coshocton County, Ohio; roll M432-670, page 247, line #21, dwelling #52, family #52.
  8. 1860 census, West Lafayette P.O., Lafeyatte Township, Coshocton County, Ohio; roll M653-950, page 75, line #36, dwelling #80, family #80.
  9. 1870 census, West Lafayette P.O., Lafeyatte Township, Coshocton County, Ohio; roll M593-1185, page 128, line #5, dwelling #58, family #52.
  10. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  11. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Betty Higbee ().
  12. Contribution from Casey Stafford ().
  13. Photo courtesy of Sara Crawford Connolly ().
  14. 1900 census, West Lafayette village, Lafayette Township, Coshocton County, Ohio; roll T623-1250, ED 10, page 5A, line #1, dwelling #88, family #89.
  15. 1900 census, Chamois village, Benton Township, Osage County, Missouri; roll T623-879, ED 72, page 1B, line #96, dwelling #24, family #24.
  16. 1830 census, Oxford Township, Coshocton County, Ohio; roll 129, page 22.
  17. 1830 census, Oxford Township, Coshocton County, Ohio; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohcoshoc/1830_Census/1830oxfordindex.htm.
  18. 1840 census, Birmingham Township, Coshocton County, Ohio; roll 387, page 309.
  19. Contribution from Pastor Casey Stafford ().
  20. Speculation from Casey Stafford ().


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