Levi 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...... Absolom Hinshaw (1728-?) m Rebecca Haddock 
 7....... Absolom Hinshaw (1752-1830) m Elizabeth Hinshaw (c1753-1833)
 8........ Joseph Hinshaw (1791-1867) m Sarah Ratcliff (1797-1878)
 9......... Levi Hinshaw (c1824-1887)
            +Martha A. Hodgson (1832-1920)
10..........  Sarah A. Hinshaw (1851-1904) 1,2,3
10..........  Nancy M. Hinshaw (1854-1931) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Levi Hinshaw     [ID 04434] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 18242,3,8,9,10 [about 18224], Ohio2,3,8,9,10.  

On May 1 1849 Levi purchased 80 acres of land in Grant County, Indiana.11  

He married Martha A. Hodgson, Mar 10 1850, Grant County, Indiana.12,13,14,15,16  Martha, daughter of Samuel + Hester Hodgson, was born Feb 14 1832, Ohio.2,3,4,5,6,7,9,17,18  

Levi and Martha were shown in the 1850 census, 52nd District, Huntington County, Indiana, as follows:9

Levi Henshaw, age 26, born in North Carolina; farmer; $500 real estate.
Martha Henshaw, age 18, born in Ohio.

Levi and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 20 1860), Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana:2

Levi Henshaw, age 36, born in North Carolina; farmer; $2000 real estate; $375 personal property.
Martha Henshaw, age 28, born in Ohio.
Sarah Henshaw, age 8, born in Indiana; attended school.
Nancy Henshaw, age 5, born in Indiana.

During the Civil War, Levi lived in Huntington City, Huntington County, Indiana.8  

Levi and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 1870), Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana:4

Hinshaw, Levi, age 48, born in North Carolina; farmer; $5000 real estate; $600 personal property.
Hinshaw, Martha A., age 38, born in Ohio; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Nancy M., age 15, born in Indiana.

Levi and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 11 1880), Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana:3

Hinshaw, Levi, age 56, born in Ohio; parents born in Pennsylvania; farmer.
Hinshaw, Martha A., wife, age 48, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Sarah, daughter, age 28, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Ohio; single.
Hinshaw, Nancy, daughter, age 26, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Ohio; single.
Curtis, Martha, granddaughter, age 10, born in Nebraska; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; attended school.
Curtis, Levi, grandson, age 8, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; attended school.

Levi Hinshaw died Sep 30 1887, Huntington County, Indiana; age 63 years 6 months 13 days.1,8,10  

Martha remarried to Jonas Powell, Dec 18 1895, Huntington County, Indiana.16,19,20,21  Jonas, born May 10 1830,22,23 had been previously married to Mary Ann Fisher, who had died Mar 19 1893.23,24  

Apparently Martha and Jonas were only married briefly, then divorced.5  Jonas died Oct 11 1902, Huntington County, Indiana, age 72y 5m 2d, buried Oct 12 1902, Saint Paul Cemetery, Uniondale, Wells County, Indiana.22,23  

Martha and daughter were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 9 1900), Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana:5

Hinshaw, Martha A., head-of-household, age 68, born Feb 1832 in Ohio; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; divorced; 2 children, 2 living; owned home (free).
Hinshaw, Nancy M., daughter, age 45, born July 1854 in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Ohio; single.

Martha and daughter were shown in the 1910 census (May 4 1910), Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana:6

Hinshaw, Martha A., head-of-household, age 78, born in Ohio; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; widow; 2 children, 1 living; occupation: farmer, own farm; owned farm (free).
Hinshaw, Nancy M., daughter, age 55, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Ohio; single; occupation: none.

Martha and daughter were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 14-17 1920), Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana:7

Henshaw, Nancy, head-of-household, age 65, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Ohio; single; owned home (free); occupation: none.
Henshaw, Martha A., mother, age 87, born in Ohio; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; widow; occupation: none.
Hodson, John A., cousin, age 52, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; widower; occupation: farm manager, general farm.

Martha died Feb 24 1920, Huntington County, Indiana; age 88 years 10 days.1,18

(photo)Photo: Levi Hinshaw gravestone Riverside Cemetery 25

(photo)Photo: Levi Hinshaw gravestone Riverside Cemetery 25

(photo)Photo: Martha Hodgson gravestone Riverside Cemetery 25


Sources

  1. Riverside Cemetery burials; Interment.net:
    http://www.interment.net/data/us/in/huntington/riverside/river%5Fhk.htm.
  2. 1860 census, Antioch P.O., Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana; roll M653-267, page 86, line #27, dwelling #564, family #580.
  3. 1880 census, Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana; roll T9-0285, ED 203, page 672B-673C, line #49, dwelling #115, family #121.
  4. 1870 census, Antioch P.O., Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana; roll M593-325, page 23, line #16, dwelling #5, family #5.
  5. 1900 census, Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana; roll T623-378, ED 75, page 11A, line #17, dwelling #247, family #249.
  6. 1910 census, Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana; roll T624-356, ED 83, page 14A, line #20, dwelling #333, family #336.
  7. 1920 census, Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana; roll T625-436, ED 103, page 1A, line #3, dwelling #2, family #2.
  8. Family group sheets contributed by Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens
  9. 1850 census, 52nd District, Huntington County, Indiana; roll 152, page 80; dwelling #1138.
  10. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37394696.
  11. U.S. Bureau of Land Management - http://www.glorecords.blm.gov.
  12. "Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850", Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division: http://www.in.gov/library/genealogy.htm
  13. "Indiana Marriages to 1850" (www.ancestry.com).
  14. Heiss, Willard. "Indiana Source Book", Vol. III; Indiana Historical Society, 1977, citing:
    Grant County, Indiana, marriages, 1831-1853.
  15. Indiana Marriage Records Index 1845-1920; Ancestry.com; book C, pg 300.
  16. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. Posting Aug 8 2000 by Maxine Scott () to Quaker Queries:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~quakers/queries.htm.
  18. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37394780.
  19. Indiana Marriage Records Index 1845-1920; Ancestry.com; book K, pg 475.
  20. Marriage Index: Indiana, 1851-1900; Huntington County, Indiana courthouse records.
  21. Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  22. Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
  23. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=54658331.
  24. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=54658263.
  25. http://www.findagrave.com.


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