James Oscar Hinshaw

 1. Martin Henshaw (c1824-?) m Jane - (c1820-?)
 2.. Eli Bannister Henshaw (1849-1928) m California Raiford (1853-1933)
 3... James Oscar Hinshaw (1878-1963)
      +Louisa Ellen Daniel (1884-1965)
 4....  Leo Hinshaw (1901-1971) 1,2,3,4
      +Laura Jane Ferrell (1896-1966)
 4....  James Aubrey Hinshaw (1916-1972) 5,6
 4....  Jerusha Hinshaw (1918-) 5,6
James Oscar Hinshaw     [ID 02889] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

James Oscar Hinshaw7,8,9,10 [Oscar Hinshaw5,6,11].

Born Mar 2 1878, Arkansas.5,6,7,8,10,11,12,13  

Oscar was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 19 1900), living in the household of widowed sister Rachel Irene in Alabama Township, Nevada County, Arkansas:7

Hinshaw, James O., brother, age 22, born Mar 1878 in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; single; occupation: odd jobs.

He married Louisa Ellen Daniel.1,2,4,14  Louisa, daughter of M. N. Daniel & Louise Rodgers, was born Feb 10 1884, Texas.1,2,4,14  

James was apparently married to Louisa for a short time, as son Leo was born in 1901 when Louisa would have been 17 years old, and in 1905, at age 21, Louisa had remarried.  James left his family and moved to Arkansas.3  

According to family oral history, in some later year son Leo got drunk and left one night for Arkansas.  When he arrived at his father's house his father would not even let him in the door and insisted that he leave.  Devastated, Leo returned home, very depressed, after which he never spoke of his father James again.3  

Louisa remarried to James Wallace Rowan, Nov 25 1905, Weaverton, Marshall County, Oklahoma and had additional children:1,2,4,14

Frances Marion Rowan, born Sep 9 1906, Chickasha, Oklahoma; died Aug 9 1998, Sweetwater, Texas; married 1) Mattie Lee Hale, 2) Josie Pauline --. 15
Zelda Faye Rowan, born c1911, Oklahoma; married 1) Roy G. Peeples, 2) Delancie M. Self.
Mary Marie Rowan, born c1922, Oklahoma; married Melvin Veal.

Louisa and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), Avoca Township, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma:1

Rowan, James O., head-of-household, age 37, born in Mississippi; father born in Alabama; mother born in Georgia; first marriage, married 4 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm.
Rowan, Lula, wife, age 25, born in Texas; father born in Missouri; mother born in Kansas; second marriage, married 4 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hinshaw, Leo, step son, age 9, born in Oklahoma; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Texas; attended school.
Rowan, Marion, son, age 4, born in Oklahoma; father born in Mississippi; mother born in Texas.
Also living in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma in 1910 was the family of Arlie Victor Hinshaw #10502.16  

Louisa and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 11 1920), Forest Precinct, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma:2

Rowan, James M., head-of-household, age 49, born in Mississippi; father born in Alabama; mother born in Georgia; owned home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Rowan, Louisie E., wife, age 36, born in Texas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kansas.
Hinshaw, Leo, step son, age 17, born in Oklahoma; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Texas; occupation: farm laborer, working out.
Rowan, Marron, son, age 13, born in Oklahoma; father born in Mississippi; mother born in Texas; attended school.
Rowan, Zeld Fay, daughter, age 9, born in Oklahoma; father born in Mississippi; mother born in Texas; attended school.

Louisa and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 17 1930), Fisher County, Texas:14

Rowan, James W., head-of-household, age 59, born in Mississippi; father born in Alabama; mother born in South Carolina; first married at age 36; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Rowan, Louisa E., wife, age 46, born in Texas; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 23.
Rowan, Marion F., son, age 23, born in Oklahoma; father born in Mississippi; mother born in Texas; occupation: laborer, farm; not a veteran.
Rowan, Mary M., daughter, age 8, born in Oklahoma; father born in Mississippi; mother born in Texas.

Louisa died Dec 7 1965, Pecan Grove Nursing Home, Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas; buried Sweetwater Cemetery, Sweetwater, Texas.4,15  

James was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 25 1910), living as a boarder in the household of a William J. & Ellen M. Johnson on Sixth Street, Wapanucka, Johnston County, Oklahoma:8

Hinshaw, James O., boarder, age 32, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; widower; occupation: laborer, odd jobs.

He then married Laura Jane Ferrell5,6,17 [Laura Janie Ferrell10].  Laura, daughter of Samuel Ferrell and Josie Tate10,17, was born Sep 9 189610,17 [about 18865], Arkansas10,17.  

On Sep 12 1918 James Oscar Henshaw, age 41, registered for the World War I draft in Columbia County, Arkansas He declared he was born March 2 1878 and his then residence was Waldo, Arkansas, where he was a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was Janie Henshaw of Waldo, Arkansas.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair.13  

James and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 28 1920), Harrison Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:5

Hinshaw, Oscar, head-of-household, age 41, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; rented home; occupation: [..unclear..], timber camp.
Hinshaw, Laura J., wife, age 34, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Hinshaw, James A., son, age 3 years 10 months, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Hinshaw, Jerusha, daughter, age 1 year 2 months, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of brother John.18  

James and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 12 1930), Clay Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:6

Henshaw, Oscar, head-of-household, age 52, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; first married at age 36; owned home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Henshaw, Jane, wife, age 34, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; first married at age 18.
Henshaw, James A., son, age 14, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; attended school.
Henshaw, Irene, daughter, 11, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; attended school.
Neil, Mayer, boarder, age 24, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; single; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.

James Oscar Hinshaw died Jun 28 1963, buried Magnolia Memorial Park Cemetery, Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas.9,10  

Laura died Jul 30 1966, buried Magnolia Memorial Park Cemetery, Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas.10  

Social Security information for James Oscar Hinshaw: 432-56-3654


Sources

  1. 1910 census, Avoca Township, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1271, ED 193, page 28B, line #66, dwelling #52, family #52.
  2. 1920 census, Forest Precinct, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma; roll T625-1485, ED 218, page 8B, line #76, dwelling #152, family #157.
  3. Contribution from Toby Dean Hinshaw.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Leon Rowland Moore ().
  5. 1920 census, Harrison Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; roll T625-59, ED 80, page 17A-B, line #50, dwelling #348, family #359.
  6. 1930 census, Clay Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; roll T626-69, ED 7, page 9A, line #15, dwelling #186, family #190.
  7. 1900 census, Alabama Township, Nevada County, Arkansas; ED 77, page 105A (sheet 1A), line #1, dwelling #1, family #1.
  8. 1910 census, Wapanucka, Brogdon Township, Johnston County, Oklahoma; ED 118, page 139A (sheet 8A), line #21, dwelling #135, family #142.
  9. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  10. http://www.findagrave.com.
  11. 1880 census, Missouri Township, Nevada County, Arkansas; roll T9-0052, ED 213, page 482D, line #18, family #335.
  12. Contribution from C. Elton Hinshaw.
  13. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. 1930 census, Precinct 7, Fisher County, Texas; roll T626-2332, ED 12, page 12A, line #18, dwelling #224, family #261.
  15. Texas Deaths, 1964-98; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. 1910 census, Brinton Township, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1271, ED 198, page 97A, line #33, dwelling #49, family #49.
  17. Contribution from Brenda Ferrell Holmes ().
  18. 1920 census, Harrison Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; roll T625-59, ED 80, page 17A, line #46, dwelling #347, family #358.


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