James Ney 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........ Thomas Hinshaw (1775-1824) m Lucy Clanton (1773-1859)
 9......... Benjamin J. Hinshaw (1795-1860) m Ruth Carter (1792-1882)
10.......... Edward Carter Hinshaw (1830-1906) m Marie Louisa Taylor (1843-1913)
11........... James Ney Hinshaw (1865-1936)
              +Dollie - (c1871-?)
James Ney Hinshaw     [ID 03612] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

James Ney Hinshaw1,2,3,4 [Ney J. Hinshaw1,5].

Born Apr 18 1865, Two Rock, Sonoma County, California.2,3,4,6,7  

James Ney was named for Marshall Ney, one of Napoleon's officers who was much admired by James' father Edward Carter Hinshaw.  He was always known as "Ney".1  

He married Dollie -.6  Dollie was born about 1871, Missouri.6  

Ney and Dollie were shown in the 1910 census, El Centro, Imperial County, California:6

Henshaw, Ney J., head-of-household, age 45, born in California; father born in Kansas; mother born in Missouri; first marriage, married 3 years; no children; occupation: contractor, works out; rented home..
Henshaw, Dollie, wife, age 39, born in Missouri; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Virginia; second marriage, married 3 years; 2 children, 2 living.

Ney and Dollie were divorced sometime between 1910 and 1920.7  

Ney and Dollie were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), Ford Apts., 957 Mission St., San Francisco, California:7

Hinshaw, James N., lodger, age 54, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Missouri; divorced; rented home; occupation: book keeper, [..unclear..].

Ney was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 7 1930), living with sister Fannie in Santa Rosa Township, Sonoma County, California:5

Peterson, John L., head-of-household, age 66, born in California; father born in Missouri; mother born in Tennessee; first married at age 26; owned home; radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Peterson, Fannie D., wife, age 52, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Missouri; first married at age 26.
Peterson, Edward H., son, age 24, born in California; parents born in California; single; occupation: laborer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Ney J., brother-in-law, age 64, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Missouri; occupation: laborer, general farm.

James Ney was shown in the 1938 city directory of Santa Rosa, California:8

Hinshaw, Jas N farmer bx 507

Ney left the California ranch to go into business in the northwest.1  

James Ney Hinshaw died 1936, buried Cypress Hill Memorial Park, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California.4  


  1. "The Valley of the Trail Between the Two Rocks in Its Younger Days, and Mine", manuscript by Margaret Martin Paull. Contributed by Richard Burton and John Burton.
  2. Contribution from John Charles Burton citing:
    "The History of Sonoma County, California".
  3. Biographical sketch of Edward Carter Hinshaw.
  4. http://www.findagrave.com.
  5. 1930 census, Santa Rosa Township, Sonoma County, California; roll T626-222, ED 64, page 2B, line #64, dwelling #50, family #50.
  6. 1910 census, El Centro, Imperial County, California; roll T624-77, ED 7, page 216B, line #98, dwelling #141, family #132.
  7. 1920 census, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California; roll T625-133, ED 24, page 6A, line #4, dwelling #8, family #460.
  8. Santa Rosa Area, California City Directory, 1938; http://www.ancestry.com.

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