Enan 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..... John Hinshaw (c1660->1768) m Elizabeth Belshaw 
 6...... William Hinshaw (1724-1814) m Sarah Courtney (1730-c1768)
 7....... Thomas Hinshaw (1757-1825) m Rebecca Marshill (1762-1836)
 8........ Simon Hinshaw (1785-1852) m Rebecca Hobson (1784-1855)
 9......... Enan Hinshaw (1824-1901)
            +Rebecca Ingram (1829-1908)
10..........  Charles Newton Hinshaw (1849-1918) 1,2,3,4
10..........  Phoebe Hannah Hinshaw (1847-1917) 1,2,3,4
10..........  Nancy J. Hinshaw (1851-1872) 1,2,4,5
10..........  Mary Elizabeth Hinshaw (1853-1926) 1,2,4,5
Enan Hinshaw     [ID 00027] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Sep 22 1824, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,3,4,6,7,8,9,10  

Enan was a farmer in McLean County, Illinois.1,3  

He married Rebecca Ingram, Jun 11 1846, McLean County, Illinois.1,2,4,9,11,12,13,14  Rebecca Ingram was born Nov 14 18293,6,8,9,15 [Nov 30 18291,4,9,16,17], Ohio3,6,8,9,15.  

Enan and family were shown in the 1850 census, McLean County, Illinois:15,18

Enon Hinshaw, age 26, born in North Carolina; farmer.
Rebecca Hinshaw, age 21, born in Ohio.
Pheby H. Hinshaw, age 3, born in Illinois.
Chas N. Hinshaw, age 1.

On Sep 1 1852, Enan acquired 161.4 acres of land in McLean County, Illinois, purchased from the federal government for $1.25 per acre: McLean County, Meridian 3, Township 23N (north) / Range 01W (West), Section 6, NEPRE Section Part.  Residency was recorded as McLean County, Ill.19,20  

Enan and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 14 1860), Stout's Grove, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois:21

E. Henshaw, age 36, born in North Carolina; farmer; $2500 real estate; $500 personal property.
Rebecca Henshaw, age 31, born in Ohio.
Hannah Henshaw, age 13, born in Illinois; attended school.
Newton Henshaw, age 11, born in Illinois; attended school.
Jane Henshaw, age 9, born in Illinois; attended school.
Mary Henshaw, age 8, born in Illinois; attended school.
Uriah Ingram, age 70, born in Virginia.

Enan and Rebecca were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 7 1870), Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois:22

Hinshaw, Enan, age 46, born in North Carolina; farmer; $4800 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Hinshaw, Rebecca, wife, age 41, born in Ohio; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Charles N, age 21, born in Illinois; working on farm.
Hinshaw, Nancy J, age 19, born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Mary, age 16, born in Illinois; attended school.

Enan and Rebecca were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 10 1880), Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois:23

Hinshaw, Enan, age 55, born in North Carolina; both parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Hinshaw, Rebecca, wife, age 50, born in Ohio; both parents born in Virginia; keeping house.
Smith, Jennie, granddaughter, age 7, born in Illinois; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Illinois.
Living next door in 1880 was the family of daughter Mary.24  

Enan and Rebecca were shown in the 1900 census, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois:25

Enan Hinshaw, age 75, born Sep 1824 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; retired farmer; can read, write and speak English; house, owned free.
Rebecca Hinshaw, wife, age 70, born Nov 1829 in Ohio; parents born in Virginia; 7 children, 3 living; can read and speak English, cannot write.
Anna Lillenthal, servant, age 20, born Nov 1879 in Illinois; parents born in Germany; house servant.

Enan and Rebecca were known as "Pappy" (or "Pap") and "Mam", not only to their own family but to all the local residents as well.26  

Enan Hinshaw died Mar 2 1901, McLean County, Illinois; buried in the Hinshaw Cemetery, near Danvers, McLean County, Illinois.1,4,6,8,9  

Rebecca Ingram died Jul 24 1908, McLean County, Illinois; buried in the Hinshaw Cemetery, near Danvers, McLean County, Illinois.1,4,8,9,16

(photo)Photo: Memorial card from Enan Hinshaw's funeral 27


Sources

  1. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  2. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Illinois.
  3. United States National Archives, federal Census, 1850.
  4. Family group sheets from Randy Hunter ()
  5. 1860 census, Stout's Grove, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois; page 46, dwelling #317, family #309.
  6. Gravestone inscriptions in the Hinshaw Cemetery, Stout's Grove Cemetery, Parklawn (Danvers) Cemetery, & Scogin Hill Cemetery, McLean County, Illinois.
  7. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  8. "McLean County Cemeteries", Vol. 11-2, Danvers Township, by the Bloomington-Normal Genealogical Society (McLean County Historical Soc.).
  9. "Family of William & Rebecca Dixon Marshill, Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, Orange County, N.C.", by Thomas W. Marshall (Washington D.C., 1945, a typewritten manuscript), from the National Library of the Daughters of the American Revolution (Washington D.C.) "Marshill Family Genealogical Records 1700-1900", microfilm #0876559, item 5, in the LDS FHL.
  10. 1900 census, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T623_322.
  11. Letters from Warren Gfeller, Wichita, KS (re George/Polly Toliver).
  12. "Illinois Marriages to 1850" (www.ancestry.com).
  13. Contribution from Mara Bruce () citing:
    "McLean Co. Marriage Records 1831 - 1872", Book B, page 128.
  14. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (book B, page 128):
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  15. "1850 Federal Census, McLean County, Illinois" (a summary), GR929.377359 G38 in a local library.
  16. "Hinshaw Family Genealogical Notes", apparently prepared for William Wade Hinshaw by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1571899, Items 7-8
  17. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  18. 1850 census, McLean County, Illinois; roll 117, page 43, family #853.
  19. State of Illinois, Public Domain Land Tract Sales Archive (gopher://uicvm.cc.uic.edu:70/11/library/libdb/landsale).
  20. U.S. Bureau of Land Management - Land Patent database: http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/
    http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Image.asp?Accession=IL3490%5F%5F%2E257&Format=SmallGIF&Page=1&Index=5&QryID=27339.41.
  21. 1860 census, Stout's Grove, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll M653-204, page 46, line #3, dwelling #317, family #309.
  22. 1870 census, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois; page 344, line #10, dwelling #214, family #215.
  23. 1880 census, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T9-229, ED 154, page 42B, line #34, dwelling #158, family #162.
  24. 1880 census, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T9-229, ED 154, page 42B, line #37, dwelling #159, family #163.
  25. 1900 census, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois; ED 100, page 11A, line #3, dwelling #237, family #238.
  26. Interview with Lola Hinshaw Worley.
  27. Photo courtesy of David W. Jones.


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