John Allen 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....... Benjamin Hinshaw (1738-1840) m Elisabeth Hinshaw (1750-1823)
 8........ Jacob A. Hinshaw (1778-1826) m Phebe Allen (1789-1869)
 9......... John Allen Hinshaw (1813-1851)
            +Harriet Elizabeth Hocket (1813-1882)
10..........  Hannah Hinshaw (1835-1858) 1,2,3,4
10..........  Sarah Elizabeth Hinshaw (1837-1912) 1,2,4
10..........  Ann Hinshaw (1839-1899) 1,2,4,5
10..........  Jacob Benjamin Hinshaw (1841-1910) 1,2,4,5
10..........  Isaac S. Hinshaw (1843-1908) 1,2,4,5
10..........  Phebe A. Hinshaw (1845-1915) 1,2,4,5
10..........  John Hinshaw (1845-1845) 1,2,4
10..........  Mary H. Hinshaw (1849-1900) 1,2,4,5
John Allen Hinshaw     [ID 00245] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

John Allen Hinshaw1,3,5,6,7,8,9 [Allen J. Hinshaw3,10, Alan Hinshaw11].

Born 12-31-1813, Holly Spring MM, North Carolina.1,3,4,6,8,11  

He married Harriet Elizabeth Hocket1,3,5,6,12,13 [Elizabeth Hockett1,3,4,6,8,10,14], 2-18-18351,3,5,6,12,13, Cherry Grove MM, Indiana1,3,5,6,12,13.  Harriet, daughter of Isaac Hockett & Sarah (Rebecca) Frazier, was born 10-30-1813, Clinton, Highland County, Ohio.1,4,6,15,16,17  

At Cherry Grove MM on 6-13-1838, John Allen and family were granted a certificate to Vermillion MM, Illinois.6  

At Vermilion MM (Illinois) on 10-25-1838, John Allen & family were received on a certificate from Cherry Grove MM.6  

At Salem MM (Iowa) on 2-23-1839, John Allen, wife Elizabeth & children Hannah & Sarah, were received on a certificate from Vermilion MM, Illinois.1  

"When John Allen Hinshaw arrived in Salem, Iowa in 1830 [sic], he became the first cabinet maker for that new settlement.  He did not live many years after coming to Iowa and his wife Elizabeth Hockett Hinshaw was the sole support of her large family.  Fortunately, her parents Isaac and Rebecca Hockett were also living near Salem (South by Little Ceder Creek).  When sons Jacob and Isaac were but 8 years of age, they began working for others."18  

John A. Hinshaw was shown in the 1842 apportionment list for Cedar Creek MM, Henry County, Iowa19 [the practice of apportionment was used by the Quakers to assess each family in order to raise funds for the meeting - they did not take a collection/offering as most other churches do].19  

John and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 25 1850), Salem Township, Henry County, Iowa, as follows:15

John A. Henshaw, age 36, born in North Carolina; cabinet maker; $400 real estate.
Elizabeth Henshaw, age 37, born in Ohio.
Hannah Henshaw, age 15, born in Indiana; attended school.
Sarah Henshaw, age 13, born in Indiana; attended school.
Ann Henshaw, age 11, born in Iowa; attended school.
Jacob Henshaw, age 9, born in Iowa.
Isaac Henshaw, age 7, born in Iowa.
Phebe Henshaw, age 5, born in Iowa.
Mary Henshaw, age 1, born in Iowa.

John Allen Hinshaw died 2-6-1851, buried Salem, Henry County, Iowa.1,4  

Widow Elizabeth Hinshaw and family were shown in the 1860 census, Salem Township, Henry County, Iowa:16

Eliz'th Hinshaw, age 46, born in Ohio; $500 real estate; $800 personal property; married within the year.
Sarah E. Hinshaw, age 23, born in Indiana.
Isaac Hinshaw, age 17, born in Iowa.
Pheba Hinshaw, age 14, born in Iowa; attended school.
Mary Hinshaw, age 10, born in Iowa; attended school.
Stephen T. Hinshaw, age 1, born in Iowa.
Note that the unidentified Stephen above could not have been the son of John, as he was born long after John died.  

Elizabeth later remarried to Job Smith,2,4 sometime between 1860 and 1870.  Job had been previously married to a Mary Ann --, by whom he had children Avis, Owen, Mary, Doria and Allen Smith.20  

Elizabeth and family were shown in the 1870 census, Tippecanoe Township, Henry County, Iowa:17

Smith, Job, age 57, born in Ohio; farmer; $3500 real estate; $1300 personal property.
Smith, Elizabeth, age 56, born in Ohio; keeping house.
Smith, Owen, age 20, born in Iowa; works on farm.
Smith, Mary, age 18, born in Iowa.
Smith, Alen, age 15, born in Iowa.
Hinshaw, Mary, age 20, born in Iowa; housekeeping.
Living next door (working as a housekeeper) was daughter Phoebe;21 one more house away was the family of daughter Sarah.22  

Elizabeth and Job were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 2-3 1880), Tippecanoe Township, Henry County, Iowa:23

Smith, Job, age 67, born in Ohio; father born in Massachusetts; mother born in New York; retired farmer.
Smith, Elizabeth, wife, age 66, born in Ohio; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house.

Harriet died Sep 28 1882, buried Quaker Cemetery, Salem, Henry County, Iowa.2,4,9  


Sources

  1. "The William Wade Hinshaw Index to [Iowa] Quaker Meeting Records", a microfiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  2. The old family bible of Chester Edward Hinshaw, containing family lineage information recorded by Rosina Harriet Hinshaw, contributed by Marion Hinshaw and Heather Hinshaw-Tomas.
  3. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  4. Family group sheets contributed by Kent Myrick ()
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Iowa.
  6. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 2, 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.
  7. Family lineage contributed by Edwin Everett Hinshaw
  8. "Webster Parry's Abstracts of Quaker Records", LDS microfilm #0367987
  9. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  10. "Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850", Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division: http://www.in.gov/library/genealogy.htm
  11. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  12. Contribution from Julie Avedikian ().
  13. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  14. 1850 census, Salem Twp., Henry County, Iowa; pg 239A; USGenWeb Archives.
  15. 1850 census, Salem Township, Henry County, Iowa; pg 239A, line #1, dwelling #1120, family #1120.
  16. 1860 census, Salem Township, Henry County, Iowa; pg 231, line #19, dwelling #68/1829, family #58/1606.
  17. 1870 census, Mount Pleasant P.O., Tippecanoe Township, Henry County, Iowa; roll M593-395, page 361, line #31, dwelling #336, family #331.
  18. Contribution from Marion Hinshaw citing:
    A note written in the old family bible of Chester Edward Hinshaw.
  19. Contribution from Jean Leeper ().
  20. 1860 census, Pleasant Plain P.O., Penn Township, Jefferson County, Iowa; roll M653-328, page 63, line #33, dwelling #446, family #419.
  21. 1870 census, Mount Pleasant P.O., Tippecanoe Township, Henry County, Iowa; roll M593-395, page 361, line #24, dwelling #335, family #330.
  22. 1870 census, Mount Pleasant P.O., Tippecanoe Township, Henry County, Iowa; roll M593-395, page 361, line #17, dwelling #334, family #329.
  23. 1880 census, Salem Township, Henry County, Iowa; roll T9-0344, ED 100, page 400C, line #3, dwelling #81, family #81.


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