Eli Bannister Henshaw

 1. Martin Henshaw (c1824-?) m Jane - (c1820-?)
 2.. Eli Bannister Henshaw (1849-1928)
     +California Raiford (1853-1933)
 3...  John M. Hinshaw (1872-1954) 1,2
 3...  Rachel Irene Henshaw (1873-?) 1,2,3
 3...  Minerva Lue Henshaw (1876-1949) 1,2,4,5
 3...  James Oscar Hinshaw (1878-1963) 1,2
 3...  Nancy Hinshaw (1879-?) 1,2
 3...  Paralee Hinshaw (1882-?) 1,6
 3...  Henry Carroll Hinshaw (1884-1969) 1,6
 3...  Robert Preston Hinshaw (1885-1952) 1,6,7
 3...  Effie Mae Henshaw (1889-1971) 1,6
 3...  Nettie Cora Hinshaw (1891-) 1,6,8,9
 3...  Luther Leondus Hinshaw (1896-1988) 1,6,8,9
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Eli Bannister Henshaw3 [Eli B. Hinshaw1].

Born Jun - 18491,6,8,10 [about 18489], Arkansas1,6,8,10.  

He married California Raiford1 [California Wrayford1, California E. Ridling1,11, Calidonia E. Ridling1, Elizabeth Wayford3, Callie Wayford12], about 18691.  California, daughter of Hopson + Suginas Ridling2,6,10,11,13, was born Jan - 18532,6,10,11,13 [about 18528,9, about 18517], Arkansas2,6,10,11,13.  

Eli and California were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 8 1870), Smith Township, Columbia County, Arksansas, living in the household of Eli's father, Martin Hinshaw:10

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.

Eli and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jul 2 1880), Prescott, Missouri Township, Nevada County, Arkansas:2

Henshaw, Eli, age 32, born in Arkansas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Mississippi; farmer.
Henshaw, California, wife, age 27, born in Arkansas; housekeeper.
Henshaw, John, son, age 8, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Henshaw, Arena, daughter, age 7, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Henshaw, Eugenia, daughter, age 4, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Henshaw, Oscar, son, age 2, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Henshaw, Nancy, daughter, age 1, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.

Eli and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jul 6 1900), Alabama Township, Nevada County, Arkansas:6

Hinshaw, Eli B., age 51, born Jun 1849 in Arkansas; father born in Mississippi; mother born in Tennessee; married 31 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Hinshaw, California E., wife, age 47, born Jany 1853 in Arkansas; [father's birthplace unclear]; mother born in Georgia; married 31 years; 12 children, 10 living.
Hinshaw, Parlee M., daughter, age 18, born Mar 1882 in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Hinshaw, Henry C., son, age 16, born May 1884 in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; occupation: farm laborer.
Hinshaw, Robert P., son, age 14, born 1886 in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; occupation: farm laborer.
Hinshaw, Effie L., daughter, age 11, born Mar 1889 in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Hinshaw, Nettie C., daughter, age 8, born Nov 1891 in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Hinshaw, Luther L., son, age 3, born Aug 1896 in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Living next door in 1900 was the family of a Joseph P. Wreyford, age 32,14 possibly Callie's brother.15  

Eli and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 2 1910), Lamartine Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:8

Henshaw, Eli B., age 61, born in Arkansas; parents born in Mississippi; married 40 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Henshaw, California, wife, age 58, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; married 40 years; 12 children, 10 living.
Henshaw, Cora [unclear], daughter, age 18, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Henshaw, L... [unclear], son, age 13, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.

Eli and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 20 1920), Lamartine Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:9

Henshaw, Eli, head-of-household, age 72, born in Arkansas; parents born in Tennessee; rented home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Henshaw, Callie, wife, age 68, born in Arkansas; parents born in Georgia.
Henshaw, Leon, son, age 23, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; occupation: farm labor, home farm.
Lindy, Huston L, son-in-law, age 28, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; occupation: farm labor, general farm.
Lindy, Cora, daughter, age 28, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Lindy, Hubert, grandson, age 8, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; attended school.
Lindy, Doyle, grandson, age 3, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.

Eli Bannister Henshaw died Jun 28 1928, Columbia County, Arkansas.16  

Widow California was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 9 1930), living in the household of son Robert on Sheen Pike Road, Magnolia Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:7

Henshaw, Robert P., head-of-household, age 46, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; first married at age 21; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Eule B., wife, age 42, born in Arkansas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Louisiana; first married at age 18.
Henshaw, Noah B, son, age 23, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; single; occupation: farm laborer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, California E., mother, age 79, born in Arkansas; parents born in Georgia; widow.

California died Jan 6 1933, Columbia County, Arkansas.16  

Eli and his descendents lived in and around the town of Waldo, Columbia County, in southwest Arkansas.1  

Probable siblings: Leondus, John, and Rene Carroll.1  

In the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Willisville, Nevada County, Arkansas, there are the graves of:17,18

M.J. Hinshaw, Oct 15 1870 - Dec 25 1870.
N.F. or N.P. Hinshaw, Apr 1 1880 - Aug 19 1881 [daughter Nancy?].
These might be additional children of this family.15  

See also: William Hinshaw, several of whose descendents settled in Arkansas.  


Sources

  1. Contribution from C. Elton Hinshaw.
  2. 1880 census, Missouri Township, Nevada County, Arkansas; roll T9-0052, ED 213, page 482D, line #18, family #335.
  3. Contribution from Mary Helen Mierkey () citing:
    Family lineage recorded in baby book.
  4. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  5. California Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1900 census, Alabama Township, Nevada County, Arkansas; ED 77, page 119B (sheet 15B), line #76, dwelling #247, family #248.
  7. 1930 census, Magnolia Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; roll T626-69, ED 23, page 4A, line #47, dwelling #74, family #74.
  8. 1910 census, Lamartine Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; roll T624-46, ED 68, page 185A, line #37, dwelling #286, family #241.
  9. 1920 census, Lamartine Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; roll T625-59, ED 81, page 8A, line #6, dwelling #146, family #146.
  10. 1870 census, Smith Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; page 457, line #22, dwelling #54, family #55.
  11. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by John C. Ridling ().
  12. Contribution from Mary Helen Mierkey () citing:
    family folklore.
  13. 1860 census, Taylor Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; roll M653-39, page 225, line #3, dwelling #65, family #65.
  14. 1900 census, Alabama Township, Nevada County, Arkansas; ED 77, page 119B (sheet 15B), line #70, dwelling #246, family #247.
  15. Speculation.
  16. Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. Cemeteries of Nevada County, Arkansas; USGenWeb Archives (indexed as "Hinsahw").
  18. http://www.findagrave.com.


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