James A. 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....... Thomas Hinshaw (c1749-1825) m Hannah Seasfield (c1745-1835)
 8........ William Hinshaw (c1772-?) m Jane Hamm 
 9......... Thomas Hinshaw (1797-1869) m Elizabeth - (1809-1849)
10.......... James A. Hinshaw (c1832-1896)
             +M.C. Wilson 
11...........  James Hinshaw (c1856-?) 1,2,3,4,5
             +Elizabeth - (c1843-?)
             +Josephine - (1834-1897)
11...........  Benjamin Hinshaw  5
11...........  Paul Hinshaw  5
11...........  Mary P. Henshall (c1861-?) 2
11...........  James Henshaw (c1864-?) 2,6
11...........  Sarah H. Hinshaw (c1868-?) 2,3,4,6
11...........  Lucy T. Hinshaw (1869-?) 3,4,5,6
11...........  R. L. Hinshaw (c1871-?) 3,4,6
11...........  Andrew Franklin Hinshaw (1873-1914) 3,4,5,6
11...........  Anna Belle Hinshaw (1875-1963) 3,4,5,6
James A. Hinshaw     [ID 03475] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 18321,2, Alabama1,2 [Indiana4,6,7,8,9].  

He married M.C. Wilson, Jan 8 1852, Jackson County, Alabama.4,10,11,12,13,14  

He then married Elizabeth -.1  Elizabeth was born about 1843, Tennessee.1  

James removed from Jackson County, Alabama, and in 1860 he was living in Poinsett County, Arkansas.7  

James and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 27 1860), Bolivar Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas:1

James Hinshaw, age 27, born in Alabama; farmer; $480 real estate; $350 personal property.
Elizabeth Hinshaw, age 17, born in Tennessee.
Joseph Hinshaw, age 4, born in Arkansas.
William J. Rose, age 18, born in Tennessee; day laborer.

During the Civil War, James Hinshaw served as a private in Company A, 23rd Arkansas Infantry, CSA9,15,16,17,18 (enlisted Feb 2 1862).16  

He then married Josephine -4,7 [Josephine Ripley], 18684,7.  Josephine had been previously married to a -- Ripley, by whom she had children Thomas Ripley and Minerva J. Ripley.2,6  Josephine was born Mar 8 18346,15,19 [18312,4,7], Tennessee6,15,19.  

James was shown as an heir to his father's estate in 1869.20  

James and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 15 1870), Poinsett County, Arkansas:2

Henshall, James, age 38, born in Alabama; farmer; $400 real estate; $600 personal property.
Henshall, Josephine, age 39, born in Tennessee; keeps house.
Henshall, Sarrah, age 2, born in Arkansas.
Ripley, Thomas, age 18, born in Arkansas; works on farm.
Ripley, Minerva, age 12, born in Arkansas; "helping Ma".
Henshall, James, age 14, born in Arkansas; works on farm.
Henshall, Mary P., age 9, born in Arkansas.
Henshall, Joseph, age 6, born in Arkansas.
Daughter Louisa was living next door in 1870 with the family of a Levi and Elizabeth Comer:21
Heinshall, Louisa, age 6 months, born Dec [1869] in Arkansas.

James and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 7-8 1880), Poinsett County, Arkansas:6

Henshaw, J.A., age 47, born in Indiana; father born in Illinois; mother born in Alabama; farmer.
Henshaw, Josiphene, wife, age 46, born in Tennessee; parents born in Alabama; keeping house.
Henshaw, James, son, age 14, born in Arkansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, S.H., daughter, age 12, born in Arkansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, L.T., daughter, age 10, born in Arkansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, R.L., son, age 9, born in Arkansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, A.F., son, age 7, born in Arkansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Tennessee.
Henshaw, A.B., daughter, age 4, born in Arkansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Tennessee.
Ripley, M.J., step-daughter, age 22, born in Arkansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Tennessee.

James A. Hinshaw died 1896, Poinsett County, Arkansas; buried Willis Cemetery, Greenfield Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas.9,15  

Josephine died Aug 5 1897, Poinsett County, Arkansas; buried Willis Cemetery, Greenfield Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas.15,19

(photo)Photo: James A. Hinshaw gravestone Willis Cemetery 9

(photo)Photo: Josephine Henshaw gravestone Willis Cemetery 19


Sources

  1. 1860 census, Bolivar Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas; page 590, line #1, dwelling #406, family #406.
  2. 1870 census, Harrisburg P.O., Greenfield Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas; roll M593-60, page 263, line #30, dwelling #34, family #34.
  3. Contribution from Connie Wilkerson () citing:
    1880 census, Greenfield, Poinsett County, Arkansas.
  4. Genealogy data (Henall.FTW) by George Frederick Langley, Jr..
  5. Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters citing:
    interviews with Hinshaws living in Poinsett and Craighead Counties, AR.
  6. 1880 census, Greenfield Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas; roll T9-0053, ED 244, page 499C, line #28, dwelling #74, family #74.
  7. Contribution from Connie Wilkerson ().
  8. 1850 census, District 21, Jackson County, Alabama; roll M432-7, page 129. line #30, dwelling #361, family #361.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=42554841.
  10. "Marriages of Jackson County Alabama 1851-1856 and Book A 1859-1871" (USGenWeb archives).
  11. Dodd, Jordan R. "Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920". Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999.
  12. Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800-1969; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Alabama, Select Marriages, 1816-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Poinsett Co., Arkansas Genealogical Home Page - Willis Cemetery burials:
    http://users.bscn.com/harryv/willisc.htm.
  16. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=42555204.
  20. Contribution from Rochelle T. White () citing:
    Probate records.
  21. 1870 census, Harrisburg P.O., Greenfield Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas; roll M593-60, page 263, line #40, dwelling #35, family #35.


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