Ezra William 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........ Ezra Hinshaw (1797-1874) m Jane Woodward (1798-1882)
 9......... Ezra William Hinshaw (1840-1929)
            +Elvira E. Griffin (1846-1928)
10..........  Solon R. Hinshaw (1865-1865) 1
10..........  Viola Hinshaw (1866-1913) 1,2,3,4,5
10..........  Horace Mann Hinshaw (1869-1905) 1,2,3,4,5
10..........  Ada M. Hinshaw (1871-1958) 1,2,4,5
10..........  Stella H. Hinshaw (1873-1970) 1,2,4,5,6,7
10..........  Clairen Jacob Hinshaw (1876-1951) 1,2,4,5
10..........  Arthur Hinshaw (1877-1877) 1
10..........  Guy Clyde Hinshaw (1878-1974) 1,2,4,5
10..........  Ralph Hinshaw (1881-1920) 1,2,5,8
10..........  Arvil Griffin Hinshaw (1883-1971) 1,2,5
10..........  Harvey Rebecca Hinshaw (1885-1950) 2,6
10..........  Kathryn Elvira Hinshaw (1888-1978) 1,2,5,6
Ezra William Hinshaw     [ID 00478] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jul 19 1840, Hendricks County, Indiana.2,3,4,5,6,9,10,11,12  

He married Elvira E. Griffin1,2,5,13 [Elvina Griffen8], Sep 24 18631,2,5,13, Pilot Grove, Lee County, Iowa1,2,5,13.  Elvira, daughter of Jacob Griffin & Rebecca Harvey, was born Mar 22 1846, Indiana.2,3,5,6,10,11,13,14,15  Elvira was the granddaughter of William Harvey and Rachel Townsend.5  

At Richland MM (Iowa) on 7-7-1864, Elvira E., wife of Ezra W. Hinshaw, was received on a certificate from New Garden MM (Iowa) dated 6-4-1864.1  

Chester Friends Church was set up in 1869 in Providence Township, Hardin County, Iowa.  Among the people recorded as having served as pastors were E.W. Hinshaw and Elvira Hinshaw.16  

Ezra and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 30 1870), Richland Township, Keokuk County, Iowa:3

Hinshaw, Ezra W., age 30, born in Indiana; farmer; $1700 real estate; $700 personal property.
Hinshaw, Elvira, wife, age 23, born in Indiana; keeping house;
Hinshaw, Viola, age 3, born in Iowa.
Hinshaw, Horace, age 1, born in Iowa.
Living next door in 1870 were Ezra's elderly parents.17  

Ezra and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 10 1880), Richland Township, Keokuk County, Iowa:4

Hinshaw, Ezra, age 39, born in Indiana; parents born in Tennessee; farmer.
Hinshaw, Elvira, wife, age 37, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; keeping house;
Hinshaw, Viola, daughter, age 13, born in Iowa; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Harris, son, age 11, born in Iowa; parents born in Indiana; attended school; farm laborer.
Hinshaw, Ada, daughter, age 9, born in Iowa; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Stella, daughter, age 7, born in Iowa; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Clairen, son, age 4, born in Iowa; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Guy, son, age 2, born in Iowa; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Jane, mother, age 82, born in Tennessee; mother born in North Carolina; keeping house.

At Richland MM on 3-4-1882, Ezra W. Hinshaw was recorded a minister.1  

At Richland MM on 4-7-1883, Ezra & Elvira & children Viola, Horace M., Ada, Stella, Clairen, Guy C., & Ralph were granted a certificate to Honey Creek MM, Iowa.1  

At Honey Creek MM on 5-12-1883, Ezra E., wife Elvira and children Viola, Horace M., Ada, Stella, Clairen, Guy C., & Ralph were received on a certificate from Richland MM, Iowa.1  

Fairview Friends Meeting was set up in March of 1883 in Hardin County, Iowa.  Among the people recorded as having served as ministers were Ezra Hindshaw and Mrs. Alvira Hindshaw.16  

By directive from Honey Creek Quarterly Meeting, Chester MM was organized in 1892.  Among the people recorded as original members was E.W. Hinshaw with family.16  

Ezra and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 26 1900), New Providence, Hardin County, Iowa:6

Hinshaw, Ezra W., head-of-household, age 59, born July 1840 in Indiana; parents born in Tennessee; married 37 years; occupation: preacher; rented home.
Hinshaw, Elvira, wife, age 54, born Mar 1846 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 37 years; 12 children, 10 living.
Hinshaw, Stella, daughter, age 27, born Mar 1873 in Iowa; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Harvey R. [unclear], son, age 14, born Oct 1885 in Iowa; parents born in Indiana; attended school 7 months.
Hinshaw, Katie, daughter, age 11, born June 1888 in Iowa; parents born in Indiana; attended school 9 months.

At Oskaloosa MM on 2-6-1908, Ezra & wife Elvira (ministers) were received on a certificate from Aurora MM, South Dakota.1  

Ezra and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), 114 East K Ave., Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa:18

Hinshaw, E.W., head-of-household, age 69, born in Indiana; parents born in Tennessee; first marriage, married 47 years; occupation: none; owned home (free).
Hinshaw, Elvira, wife, age 64, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 47 years; 10 children, 9 living; occupation: none.
Hinshaw, A.G., son, age 27, born in Iowa; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: teacher, public school.
Hinshaw, Harvey R., son, age 25, born in Iowa; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: teacher, county school.
Hinshaw, Kattie E., daughter, age 23, born in Iowa; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: teacher, county school.

At Oskaloosa MM on 11-2-1916, Ezra & Elvira were granted a certificate to Providence MM, Iowa.1  

Ezra and Elvira were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 3 1920), New Providence, Hardin County, Iowa:11

Hinshaw, Ezra W., head-of-household, age 79, born in Indiana; parents born in Tennessee; owned home.
Hinshaw, Elvira, wife, age 74, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Living three houses away in 1920 was the widow Lizzie Kersey,19 who later married Ezra's nephew, Alpheus.20  

Elvira died Aug 17 1928, Hardin County, Iowa; buried New Providence Cemetery, Providence Township, Hardin County, Iowa.5,10,13,15  

Ezra William Hinshaw died Sep 16 1929, buried New Providence Cemetery, Providence Township, Hardin County, Iowa.5,10,12,21,22  

Ezra's obituary was published in "The American Friend" on October 10, 1929 (page 760).22

(photo)Photo: Ezra William Hinshaw & Elvira E. Griffin gravestone New Providence Cemetery 12


Sources

  1. "The William Wade Hinshaw Index to [Iowa] Quaker Meeting Records", a microfiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  2. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  3. 1870 census, South English P.O., Richland Township, Keokuk County, Iowa; roll M593-402, page 419, line #1, dwelling #163, family #164.
  4. 1880 census, Richland Township, Keokuk County, Iowa; roll T9-0349, ED 160, page 198D, line #35, dwelling #118, family #128.
  5. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  6. 1900 census, New Providence, Providence Township, Hardin County, Iowa; roll T623-435, ED 153, page 10A-B, line #47, dwelling #186, family #188.
  7. U.S., Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, 1680-1940; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. Contribution from Greg Hinshaw.
  9. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  10. New Providence Cemetery, Providence Township, Hardin County, Iowa; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~iahardin/cem-recs/newprov_cem.htm.
  11. 1920 census, New Providence, Providence Township, Hardin County, Iowa; roll T625-492, ED 194, page 9A, line #40, dwelling #11, family #11.
  12. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=127002915.
  13. Contribution from Dorothy Ann (Conley) Cline citing: family records.
  14. Contribution from Russell Lee Hinshaw.
  15. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=127002890.
  16. "Hardin County - The Friends Church": http://www.rootsweb.com/~iahardin/churches/friends.htm.
  17. 1870 census, South English P.O., Richland Township, Keokuk County, Iowa; roll M593-402, page 419, line #39, dwelling #162, family #163.
  18. 1910 census, 4th Ward, Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa; roll T624-412, ED 78, page 119A, line #33, dwelling #221, family #243.
  19. 1920 census, New Providence, Providence Township, Hardin County, Iowa; roll T625-492, ED 194, page 9A, line #47, dwelling #14, family #14.
  20. Speculative.
  21. Mary Dolores Bloemker database: .
  22. Earlham College Library; "American Friend Obituary Index":
    http://www.earlham.edu/~libr/content/friends/obituaries/index.html.


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