Thomas Baron 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....... Ezra Hinshaw (1753-1836) m Ruth Marshill (1759-1857)
 8........ Thomas Zachariah Hinshaw (1781-1831) m Sarah McMasters (1788-1867)
 9......... Ezra Hinshaw (1813-<1880) m Permelia E. Jarrell (c1821-?)
10.......... Thomas Baron Hinshaw (1841-1918)
             +Sarah Samanthia Keller (1845-?)
11...........  Sarah Evaline Hinshaw (1867-1933) 1,2,3,4,5
11...........  William Ezra Hinshaw (1869-?) 2,3,4,5
11...........  Mary Aileen Hinshaw (1871-?) 2,3,5,6
11...........  Martha Jane Hinshaw (1875-1936) 2,3,5
11...........  Charles Hinshaw (1879-1895) 2,3,5
11...........  Maudeline Hinshaw (1883-?) 1,2,3
11...........  Claude Hinshaw (1883-?) 2,3
             +Malinda A. Davis (1864-1910)
11...........  Jay Baron Hinshaw (1888-1959) 2,7,8,9
11...........  Thomas Vestal Hinshaw (1890-1961) 2,7,8,10
11...........  Ira Isaac Hinshaw (1894-1969) 2,7,8,10
11...........  Matilda Hinshaw (1898-) 2,7,8,10
Thomas Baron Hinshaw     [ID 06585] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Aug 9 1841, North Carolina.2,5,7,8,10,11,12  

During the Civil War, Thomas served as a private in Company D, 33rd Tennessee Infantry.13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20  On Jan 1 1863 Thomas was captured by Union Soldiers in Henry County, Tennessee.  On Feb 2 1863 he arrived at the Union prison camp at Alton, Illinois.  Freed on exchange Apr 1 1863.  He was again captured on Sep 19 1863 near Chickamauga, Georgia, forwarded to Louisville, Kentucky for exchange on Oct 14 1863 (apparently arriving there on Nov 28 1863).  Released on oath Mar 15 1865.3,17  Alton Prison recorded Thomas as age 23, 5' 10.5" tall, dark complexion, black hair, black eyes.17  

He married Sarah Samanthia Keller, May 24 1866, Fountain County, Indiana.1,2,12,21,22  Sarah, daughter of James M. Keller & Sarah Ann Norris, was born May 24 1845, Indiana.2,4,5,23,24,25  

Thomas and Sarah lived in Veedersburg, Fountain County, Indiana.3  

Thomas and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 2 1870) Mill Creek Township, Fountain County, Indiana:4

Hinshaw, Thomas B., age 27, born in North Carolina; farmer.
Hinshaw, Sarah S., age 25, born in Indiana; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Sarah E., age 3, born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, William, age 1, born in Indiana.
Living next door in 1870 was the family of Sarah's parents, James M. & Sarah Keller.26  

Thomas and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 9 1880) Mill Creek Township, Fountain County, Indiana:5

Hinshaw, T.B., age 39, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Hinshaw, Sarah, wife, age 34, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; house keeper.
Hinshaw, Sarah E., daughter, age 12, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, William E., son, age 10, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Mary A., daughter, age 8, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Martha J., daughter, age 4, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Charles, son, age 10 months, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana.
Sarah was also shown (doubly enumerated) in the 1880 census (Jun 11 1880) with her parents in Mill Creek Township, Fountain County, Indiana:24
Kellar, James M, age 63, born in Ohio; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Ohio; farmer.
Kellar, Serah, wife, age 61, born in Indiana; father born in Georgia; mother born in South Carolina; house keeper.
Brant, Merah, daughter, age 36, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; widow; servant.
Hinshaw, Mant, daughter, age 35, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; married; house keeper.
Kellar, William T., son, age 32, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; married; farmer.

It is unknown what became of Sarah (they might possibly have divorced).27  Thomas moved to Hickman County, Kentucky, taking daughter Martha Jane to live with him, but leaving the other children in Indiana.3  

He then married Malinda A. Davis, 1887.3,7,8,10  Malinda, daughter of Isaac Barton Davis & Margaret Jane Childress, was born Feb - 1864, near Crystal, Obion County, Tennessee.2,3,7,8,10,28  Malinda was one half Native American Cherokee.2  

Malinda had apparently been previously married to10 (probably briefly), or had a relationship with,27 a -- Johnson, by whom she had a daughter, Elva/Elvy Johnson.7,28  

Malinda's brother, William D. Davis, married her step-daughter Martha Jane Hinshaw in the early 1900s.3  

Thomas and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), Sassafras Ridge, Fulton County, Kentucky:7

Hinshaw, Thomas, head-of-household, age 58, born Aug 1841 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 13 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Hinshaw, Malinda, wife, white, age 36, born Feb 1864 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; married 13 years; 6 children, 4 living.
Hinshaw, Jay, son, age 12, born Mch 1888 in Tennessee; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee.
Hinshaw, Vestal, son, age 9, born Nov 1890 in Kentucky; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee.
Hinshaw, Isaac, son, age 5, born Sept 1894 in Kentucky; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee.
Hinshaw, Matilda, daughter, age 2, born Mch 1898 in Kentucky; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee.
Johnson, Elva, boarder, age 16, born Nov 1883 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.

Thomas and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 3 1910), Megnel Lane, Sassafras Ridge, Fulton County, Kentucky:10

Henshaw, Thomas B., head-of-household, age 68, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; second marriage, married 22 years; occupation: labor, factory; owned home (mortgaged).
Henshaw, Malinda A., wife, white, age 46, born in Tennessee; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Mississippi; second marriage, married 22 years; 5 children, 4 living.
Henshaw, Thomas V., son, age 19, born in Kentucky; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; occupation: labor, factory.
Henshaw, Ira I., son, age 15, born in Kentucky; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; occupation: labor, factory.
Henshaw, Tilda, daughter, age 12, born in Kentucky; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
James, John W., grandson, age 4, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.

Malinda died Jul 15 1910, age 43.28  Medical: Malinda died from tuberculosis.28  

Malinda's obituary was published in the "Hickman Courier" (Hickman, Fulton County, Kentucky) on Friday, July 15, 1910:28

Malinda Hinshaw, 43, wife of Thos. Hinshaw died in West Hickman this morning at 3 o'clock from tuberculosis.  She was born near Crystal, Tenn.  Survived by her husband, and five children -- Elvy Johnson, Malinda, Ira, Tom, and J. Hinshaw.  Burial will be this afternoon at City Cemetery.

Although Malinda's obituary states she was to be buried in "City Cemetery", there is no record of her burial in Hickman City Cemetery.  However there are two graves in the Sassafrass Ridge Cemetery with missing gravestones (only the bases remaining), next to Malinda's mother, M.J. Davis.3  

Thomas Baron Hinshaw died Aug 5 1918, buried Wrenfrow Cemetery (Janes Cemetery), Ravenden Springs, Randolph County, Arkansas.3,20,29  

At the entrance to the Hickman City Cemetery there is a monument to Confederate soldiers, including "T.B. Henshaw", Company D, 33rd Tennessee Infantry.30

(photo)Photo: Thomas Barton Hinshaw newspaper article "Hickman Courier", Apr 26 1907 31

(photo)Photo: Thomas Barton Hinshaw gravestone Wrenfrow Cemetery, Ravenden Springs, Randolph County, Arkansas 29,31

(photo)Photo: Thomas Barton Hinshaw memorial Plaque erected by the Daughters of the Confederacy at the entrance to Hickman City Cemetery 31

(photo)Photo: Main gate entrance to Hickman City Cemetery 31

(photo)Photo: Thomas Baron Hinshaw military headstone application 1938 20,31


Sources

  1. Fountain County, Indiana Index to Supplemental Record Marriage Applications,
    1880-1905; Indiana Works Progress Administration.
  2. Contribution from Bill Collard ().
  3. Contribution from Sharon Hinshaw-Payne.
  4. 1870 census, Harveysburg P.O., Mill Creek Township, Fountain County, Indiana; roll M593-314, page 110, line #13, dwelling #148, family #145.
  5. 1880 census, Mill Creek Township, Fountain County, Indiana; roll T9-0278, ED 85, page 194D, line #39, dwelling #40, family #40.
  6. Fountain County, Indiana, Index to Supplemental Record Marriage Applications,
    A-Z 1880-1905, Indiana Works Progress Administration.
  7. 1900 census, Sassafras Ridge, Fulton County, Kentucky; roll T623-521, ED 45, page 2B, line #54, dwelling #35, family #45.
  8. Contribution from Sharon Hinshaw-Payne citing:
    1900 and 1910 census, Sassafrass Ridge, Fulton County, Kentucky.
  9. Jay Baron Hinshaw death certificate.
  10. 1910 census, 3rd Magisterial District, Fulton County, Kentucky; roll T624-477, ED 61, page 89B, line #97, dwelling #241, family #247.
  11. Contribution from Sharon Hinshaw-Payne citing:
    1850 census, Rockingham County, North Carolina, pg 164, family #545.
  12. Ancestry Family Tree data "Dail/Foote/Mikkelson Family Tree".
  13. U.S. National Park Service - "Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System":
    http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/.
  14. Civil War Service Records; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. 33rd Tennessee Infantry, Co. D; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~tnobion/military/obio33d.htm.
  17. Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. Obion County Confederate Pension Applications; Tennessee State Library and Archives:
    http://state.tn.us/tsla/history/military/pen022.htm.
  19. Tennessee, Civil War Confederate Pension Applications Index; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963; http://www.ancestry.com.
  21. Fountain County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1 Vol 2,
    1848-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration.
  22. Indiana Marriage Records Index 1845-1920; Ancestry.com; book 5, pg 446.
  23. 1850 census, Fulton Township, Fountain County, Indiana; roll M432-145, page 18, line #33, dwelling #242, family #242.
  24. 1880 census, Mill Creek Township, Fountain County, Indiana; roll T9-0278, ED 85, page 196C, line #45, dwelling #65, family #65.
  25. Indiana Marriages to 1850; http://www.ancestry.com.
  26. 1870 census, Harveysburg P.O., Mill Creek Township, Fountain County, Indiana; roll M593-314, page 110, line #10, dwelling #147, family #144.
  27. Speculation.
  28. Contribution from Sharon Hinshaw-Payne citing:
    Obituary of Malinda Hinshaw; the "Hickman Courier", Jul 15 1910.
  29. http://www.findagrave.com.
  30. Contribution from Ralph Patey ().
  31. Photo courtesy of Sharon Hinshaw-Payne.


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