Martin Henshaw

 1. Martin Henshaw (c1824-?)
    +Jane - (c1820-?)
 2..  Evaline Henshaw (c1843-?) 1,2
 2..  Eli Bannister Henshaw (1849-1928) 1,2
Martin Henshaw     [ID 02507] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 1824, Tennessee.1  

He married Jane -.1  Jane was born about 1820.1  

Martin and family were shown in the 1850 census, Smackover Township, Ouachita County, Arkansas:1

Martin Henshaw [or Hinshaw, unclear], male, age 26, born in Tennessee; farmer.
Jane Henshaw, female, age 30 [place of birth unclear - possibly Georgia].
Evaline Henshaw, female, age 7, born in Mississippi.
Eli B. Henshaw, male, age 2, born in Arkansas.
A. C. Hinshaw [or Henshaw, unclear], male, age 35, born in Tennessee; laborer.
Living nearby was Jasper Hinshaw (relationship unknown).3  

On January 7, 1857, Martin Henshaw purchased 50.33 acres of land in Columbia County, Arkansas (Sec. 30, Twp. 16s, Rng. 19w).4  

Martin Hinshaw and family were again shown in the 1870 census (Jul 8 1870), Smith Township, Columbia County, Arksansas:5

Hinshaw, Martin, age 48, born in Tennessee; farmer; $900 real estate; $600 personal property.
Hinshaw, Eveline, age 25, born in Mississippi; cannot read or write.
Hinshaw, Eli, age 20, born in Arkansas; farm laborer; cannot read or write.
Hinshaw, California, age 16, born in Arkansas.
Note that wife Jane was not shown in the 1870 census, so it's reasonable to assume she had probably died before 1870.6  

Martin was again shown in the 1880 census (Jun 17 1880), Leake Township, Nevada County, Arkansas:7

Henshaw, M., age 59, born in Tennessee; parents born in North Carolina; farmer; widower.
Ridling, R., laborer, male, age 21, born in Arkansas; parents born in Alabama; single; works on farm.

See also: Jasper Hinshaw who was living nearby in Arkansas in 1850.  

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


  1. 1850 census, Smackover Township, Ouachita County, Arkansas; roll M432-28, page 65B, line #32, dwelling #59, family #59.
  2. 1850 census, Smackover Township, Ouachita County, Arkansas; roll 28, page 65, dwelling #59.
  3. 1850 census, La Fayette Township, Ouachita County, Arkansas; roll 28, page 53, dwelling #116.
  4. Arkansas Land Records;
  5. 1870 census, Smith Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; page 457, line #22, dwelling #54, family #55.
  6. Speculation.
  7. 1880 census, Leake Township, Nevada County, Arkansas; roll T9-0052, ED 217, page 571A, line #28, dwelling #255, family #282.

If you have additional information on this person, please share!

If you would like to be automatically notified by email whenever an update is made affecting this page then enter your email address and click the "Enter" button below:

Your Email Address:
Notify me whenever this page is updated
Do not notify me if this page is updated
Show me my current registered notification requests

How is this person related to other ancestors? To find out, enter the database ID number of another ancestor, and then click the "Enter" button below:

ID Number:

If you would like to save this person on your computer ▾ more...

HFA Home Page Return to HFA Home Page

Copyright © 1997-2020, The Hinshaw Family Association. All rights reserved.
Permission is granted for all free personal, private and non-commercial uses.
Commercial use of any portion contained herein is expressly prohibited.

Privacy Policies

This site uses spambot thwarting technology to hide email addresses from all known email harvesting programs used by spammers.

[This page was computer generated]

Spambot Bait!