David 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....... William Hinshaw (1759-1807) m Margaret Hunt (1765-1828)
 8........ Uriah Hinshaw (1785-1843) m Mary Elizabeth Lewis (1783-1837)
 9......... David Hinshaw (1818-1870)
            +Elizabeth Ann Lewis (1824-1888)
10..........  Thomas Hinshaw (1844-1844) 1,2,3
10..........  Uriah Perkins Hinshaw (1845-1929) 1,2,3,4,5,6
10..........  Henry Lewis Hinshaw (1848-1865) 1,3,4,5
10..........  Elkanah Hinshaw (1850-1851) 2,3,6,7
10..........  Calvin Wasson Hinshaw (1852-1899) 3,5,6,7
10..........  William Ezra Hinshaw (1855-1943) 2,3,5,7,8
10..........  Mary Alice Hinshaw (1857-1896) 2,3,5,6,7
10..........  Jesse Hammer Hinshaw (1861-1885) 2,3,5,6,7
10..........  John Andrew Hinshaw (1863-1948) 3,5,6,7,9,10,11
10..........  Rhoda Keziah Hinshaw (1865-1943) 2,5,6,7,11
David Hinshaw     [ID 00418] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born 7-1-1818, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson County, Tennessee.1,4,5  

He married Elizabeth Ann Lewis1,4,5,7,12 [Betsy Ann Lewis3,5], 10-11-18431,4,5,7,12, Friendsville, Newberry MM, Blount County, Tennessee1,4,5,7,12.  Elizabeth, daughter of Henry Lewis & Kesiah (Kezia) Perkins, was born 9-5-1824, Blount County, Tennessee.4,5,6  

At Newberry MM on 8-5-1848, David & family were granted a certificate to Pleasant Plain MM, Jefferson County, Iowa (with brother Zimri).4  

According to family lore, David and Betsy decided to leave Tennessee since it was a slave state; they owned no slaves (and as Friends could not own slaves) and were concerned that their land might be confiscated.13  But family lore mentions that there was one Tennessee Hinshaw (which one unknown) who did at one time own a slave, but gave him his freedom.  This former slave, Walker Waldon, moved with the Hinshaw families to Iowa, always remaining with his former master.13  

At Pleasant Plain MM (Iowa) on 11-11-1848, David & wife Elizabeth Ann & minor children Uriah & Henry Lewis, also Zimriah, were received on a certificate from Newberry MM, Tennessee, dated 8-5-1848.5  

Soon after arriving in Iowa, David purchased a claim of 160 acres of land.9  

David appeared in the 1849 Tax List of Jasper County, Iowa, with a taxable valuation of $250.00.14  

In Jasper County, Iowa only six school districts had been organized by the fall of 1849-50.  David Hinshaw was recorded as treasurer for district No.2, Newton Township, receipted for $18.08.15  

David and family were shown in the 1850 census, Jasper County, Iowa:16

David Hinshaw, age 32, born in Tennessee; farmer; $300 real estate.
Elizabeth Hinshaw, age 26, born in Tennessee.
Uriah Hinshaw, age 4, born in Tennessee.
Henry Hinshaw, age 2, born in Tennessee.
David and family lived adjacent to his widowed mother's household, with several of his siblings living at home with their mother.  Also living nearby was brother Evan.  

David and family were again shown in the 1860 census, Mariposa Township, Jasper County, Iowa:17

David Hinshaw, age 31, born in Tennessee; farmer; $2000 real estate; $375 personal property.
Elizabeth A Hinshaw, age 36, born in Tennessee.
Uriah Hinshaw, age 14, born in Tennessee; attended school.
Henry L Hinshaw, age 12, born in Tennessee; attended school.
Calvin Hinshaw, age 8, born in Iowa; attended school.
Wm E Hinshaw, age 5, born in Iowa; attended school.
Mary A Hinshaw, age 2, born in Iowa.

David eventually grew his farm to 280 acres and became a well-known grain farmer and breeder of hogs and cattle.9  

In April of 1867, David and Betsy and family traveled back to Tennessee to visit.  They drove a steer (ox) and a milk cow hitched to a two-wheeled ox cart.  Their camping equipment and small children rode in the cart, but David and Betsy walked most of the way.  Each night they buried a bean pot filled with beans and water in the hot ashes of their campfire.  By morning they were cooked and kept for the noon meal.  (as of 1971 that bean pot was in the possession of granddaughter Zola Alice Trout Cleverley).13  

When in Illinois, they came upon a railroad track; David said he was going to wait to see his first railroad train, so they waited, and the next day he saw his first train.13  

By the last of May they had arrived in Tennessee; they spent the summer there, then started for home in August.  When they got as far as Keokuk, Iowa, the oxen were so sore-footed that they sold them, got on a paddle boat and came up the Mississippi River to east of Iowa City.  There they boarded a stage coach and came on home arriving in late fall.13  

David and family were again shown in the 1870 census, Kellogg Township, Jasper County, Iowa:18

Hinshaw, David, age 51, born in Tennessee; farmer; $6000 real estate; $1600 personal property.
Hinshaw, Elizabeth, age 45, born in Tennessee; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Calvin W, age 17, born in Iowa; farm laborer; attended school.
Hinshaw, Wm E, age 15, born in Iowa; farm laborer; attended school.
Hinshaw, Mary A, age 12, born in Iowa; attended school.
Hinshaw, Jesse H, age 9, born in Iowa; attended school.
Hinshaw, John A, age 6, born in Iowa; attended school.
Hinshaw, Rhoda C, age 4, born in Iowa; attended school.

David Hinshaw died Oct 24 1870.2,6,9  

Elizabeth was married secondly, Apr 24 1876, to Solomon Ellis.19,20  for a short time.6  

Elizabeth and family were again shown in the 1880 census, Kellogg Township, Jasper County, Iowa:21

Elizabeth Hinshaw, age 55, born in Tennessee; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; widow; keeping house.
Mary A. Hinshaw, daughter, age 22, born in Iowa; parents born in Tennessee.
Jessie H. Hinshaw, son, age 19, born in Iowa; parents born in Tennessee; occupation: farmer.
John A. Hinshaw, son, age 17, born in Iowa; parents born in Tennessee; occupation: farmer; attended school.
Rhoda K. Hinshaw, daughter, age 14, born in Iowa; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.

Widow Elizabeth and family were again shown in the 1885 state census, Kellogg Township, Jasper County, Iowa, as follows:22

Elizabeth Hinshaw, age 60, born in Tennessee; keeps house.
Jesse Hinshaw, age 24, born in Jasper County, Iowa; "Last stage of" -- [note: Jesse died in 1885].
Andrew Hinshaw, age 21, born in Jasper County, Iowa; farmer.
Rody K. Hinshaw, age 19, born in Jasper County, Iowa.
Elizabeth was living next door to her son Uriah, and also to her brother-in-law Zimri and sister-in-law Asenath.  

Elizabeth died Feb 24 1888.3,9  Medical: Betsy died from tuberculosis, contracted while nursing her son, Jessie, who had died three years earlier from the disease.3  

The following article was published in the "Kellogg Enterprise" (Kellogg, Iowa) on June 8, 1888:23

Mr. C. W. Hinshaw has purchased of Aaron Hackney, administrator of the estate of Mrs. E. A. Hinshaw, her residence property on Depot Street.


Sources

  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Tennessee.
  2. Family group sheets from Annette L. Schmidt ()
  3. Contribution from Claudia Wormley Wilson () citing:
    records of Raymond Earl Wormley (1920-1997), probably information from his aunt Zola Alice Trout Cleverley.
  4. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  5. "The William Wade Hinshaw Index to [Iowa] Quaker Meeting Records", a microfiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  6. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  7. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Iowa.
  8. Death certificate of William E. Henshaw;
    State of Arizona, Department of Health Services: http://genealogy.az.gov.
  9. "History of California and an Extended History of its Southern Coast Counties"; James Miller Giunn; 1907; p794
  10. "The William Wade Hinshaw Index to Quaker Meeting Records" (Swathmore
    College Index Card Collection); California Quaker Meetings; (Ramona MM);
    microfilm number 0002149 in the LDS Family History Library.
  11. 1885 census, Kellogg Township, Jasper County, Iowa; pg 404, line #23, dwelling #51; USGenWeb Archives.
  12. "Early East Tennessee Marriages", Sistler, 1987.
  13. Contribution from Claudia Wormley Wilson () citing:
    letter to Raymond Earl Wormley (1920-1997), sent May 15 1971 from his aunt Zola Alice Trout Cleverley.
  14. 1849 Tax List, Jasper County, Iowa; USGenWeb Archives.
  15. "Past and Present of Jasper County Iowa", B.F. Bowden & Company, Indianapolis, IN, 1912; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.iagenweb.org/jasper/history/1912/history/chapter10.htm.
  16. 1850 census, Jasper County, Iowa, page 378B, household #136; USGenWeb:
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ia/jasper/census/1850/pg00369.txt
    http://www.iagenweb.org/jasper/census/1850/378b.htm.
  17. 1860 census, Mariposa Township, Jasper County, Iowa; page 823, line #18, dwelling #77, family #74.
  18. 1870 census, Kellogg Township, Jasper County, Iowa; page 303, line #3, dwelling #23, family #24.
  19. Marriage Register, Jasper County, Iowa, Volume II 1870-1878; USGenWeb:
    http://www.iagenweb.org/jasper/marriage/volume2/bv2-h.htm.
  20. Marriage Register, Jasper County, Iowa, Volume II 1870-1878; USGenWeb:
    http://www.iagenweb.org/jasper/marriage/volume2/g-e.htm.
  21. 1880 census, Kellogg Township, Jasper County, Iowa; roll T9-346, ED 93, page 67D, line #21, dwelling #138, family #148.
  22. 1885 state census, Kellogg Township, Jasper County, Iowa; pg 404, line #23, dwelling #51; USGenWeb Archives.
  23. "Kellogg Enterprise", Jun 8 1888; http://www.ancestry.com.


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