George W. 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....... Jacob Hinshaw (c1751-1837) m Sarah Martin (1766-1845)
 8........ Nathan Hinshaw (1800-1874) m Diana Comer (1809-1889)
 9......... George W. Hinshaw (1844-1922)
            +Sarah Whitby (c1845-1925)
10..........  Ida A. Hinshaw (1869-1872) 1,2
10..........  Charles E. Hinshaw (1870-1918) 1,3,4
10..........  Addie Hinshaw (c1873-1931) 1,3
10..........  Louie E. Hinshaw (1875-1929) 1,3,4
George W. Hinshaw     [ID 05218] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

George W. Hinshaw1,5,6,7 [George Henshaw5].

Born Jun 13 1844, Ohio.1,2,3,4,7,8  

In 1855 George's uncle George died, leaving his entire 67 acre farm to young George.9  On Dec 3 1855, when George was only 11 years old, the probate court appointed Stephen S. Walker as guardian for George7 (presumably he needed a guardian since he was still a minor, yet he had inherited money/property that the court thought should be protected by a guardian).  The guardianship, guaranteed by Stephen S. Walker, Samuel Pickens, Nathen Hinshaw and Henry D. Calvin, for the sum of One Thousand dollars etc..., stated:7

The Court of Probate for the county of Ross and State of Ohio has this day appointed Stephen S. Walker Guardian of George Hinshaw aged 11 years on the 13th day of June ad 1855 the said George Hinshaw being a minor and legal representative of George Hinshaw deceased......

George was shown age 15 in the 1860 census, Ross County, Ohio.6  

He married Sarah Whitby5 [Sarah Whitley5], Mar 26 18685, Ross County, Ohio5.  Sarah was born about 1845, Ohio.2,3,4,8  

George and family were shown in the 1870 census (Jun 13 1870), Industry Township, McDonough County, Illinois:2

Hinshaw, George, age 26, born in Ohio; farmer; $4000 real estate; $600 personal property.
Hinshaw, Sarah, age 25, born in Ohio; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Ida A., age 1, born in Illinois.

George and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 8 1880), Arcade Township, Phillips County, Kansas:3

Hinshaw, George, age 35, born in Ohio; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Ohio; farmer.
Hinshaw, Sarah, wife, age 35, born in Ohio; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio; house keeper.
Hinshaw, Charles E., son, age 9, born in Illinois; parents born in Ohio; attended school.
Hinshaw, M. A., daughter, age 7, born in Illinois; parents born in Ohio; attended school.
Hinshaw, L. E., daughter, age 5, born in Illinois; parents born in Ohio.

George and Sarah were shown in the 1910 census (May 5 1910), Industry Township, McDonough County, Illinois:4

Hinshaw, George, head-of-household, age 65, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first marriage, married 42 years; owned home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Sarah, wife, age 65, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first marriage, married 42 years; 4 children, 3 living; occupation: none.
Hinshaw, Charles E., son, age 39, born in Illinois; parents born in Ohio; single; occupation: none.
Hinshaw, Louie E., daughter, age 35, born in Illinois; parents born in Ohio; single; occupation: none.

George and Sarah were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 4-5 1920), Main Street, Industry, McDonough County, Illinois:8

Hinshaw, Geo, head-of-household, age 75, born in Ohio; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Ohio.
Hinshaw, Sarah, wife, age 75, born in Ohio; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio.

George W. Hinshaw died May 24 1922, Industry, McDonough County, Illinois; buried Vance Cemetery, McDonough County, Illinois.1,10  

Sarah died Nov 19 1925, Industry, McDonough County, Illinois.10  

George and Sarah's children are all buried together in Vance Cemetery.11

(photo)Photo: George W. Hinshaw children gravestone Vance Cemetery 11


Sources

  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  2. 1870 census, Industry P.O., Industry Township, McDonough County, Illinois; roll M593-256, page 471, line #15, dwelling #35, family #33.
  3. 1880 census, Arcade Township, Phillips County, Kansas; roll T9-0393, ED 234, page 159C, line #34, dwelling #82, family #84.
  4. 1910 census, Industry Township, McDonough County, Illinois; ED 51, page 18A, line #9, dwelling #279, family #281.
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ohio.
  6. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing: 1860 census.
  7. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    Guardianship documents for George Hinshaw, Ross County, Ohio courthouse records.
  8. 1920 census, Industry, Industry Township, McDonough County, Illinois; roll T625-385, ED 53, page 14B, line #91, dwelling #123, family #135.
  9. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    George Hinshaw will, Ross County, Ohio; case number 3176.
  10. State of Illinois; Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950:
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/GenealogyMWeb/idphdeathsrch.html.
  11. http://www.findagrave.com.


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