Martha Jane 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...... William Hinshaw (1715-1803) m Mary Courtney 
 7....... John Hinshaw (1755-?) m Mary Martin (1763-?)
 8........ George Hinshaw (1786-<1850) m Anna Goldin (c1797-c1880)
 9......... John Hinshaw (c1822-1883) m Nancy Coffee (1830-?)
10.......... Martha Jane Hinshaw (1848-1917)
             +John Thomas Fennell (1840-1888)
Martha Jane Hinshaw     [ID 07623] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Sep 20 1848, Tennessee.1,2,3  

She married John Thomas Fennell1,4 [John T. Fernell5], Jul 26 18661,4, Grainger County, Tennessee1,4.  John Thomas Fennell, son of John Alexander Fennell & Sarah Howell, was born Sep 19 1840, Iredell County, North Carolina.1,4,6  

Note that John's sister, Mary Ann Fennell, married Martha's first cousin once removed George Hinshaw.  

Children:4

John Newton Fennell, born May 20 1867, died Jan 28 1945; married Mary Elizabeth Davis.
Sarah M. Fennell, born Oct 10 1869, died Nov 13 1870.
Samuel Leonard Fennell, born Aug 30 1871, died Feb 8 1937; married Laura Evelyn "Eve" Byerley (child: Thomas Boyd Fennell, married Lillie Maye Davis). 7
James Templeton Fennell, born Jul 27 1872, died Dec 11 1951; married Ada Violet Vineyard.
Dora Ethel Fennell, born Mar 28 1874, died Jun 28 1935; married Lucien C. Davis.
Barsha Ann Fennell, born Oct 16 1876, died Dec 26 1974; married John Love Byerley.
Neley/Nellie May/May Fennell, born Oct 9 1878, died Dec 31 1932; married Jul 24 1903 to second cousin Samuel Golden Stalsworth.
Luther Marshall Fennell, born Apr 25 1880, died Aug 29 1941; married Cora Lavenia Whitlock.
Thomas Franklin "Frank" Fennell, born Feb 9 1882, died Feb 2 1960; married Sarah Lavenia Adline "Sallie" Greer. 4,6

Martha and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 1880), Grainger County, Tennessee:2

Fennell, John T., age 38, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Fennell, Martha G., wife, age 32, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; keeping house.
Fennell, John N., son, age 13, born in Tennessee; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; farm laborer; attended school.
Fennell, Samuel L., son, age 9, born in Tennessee; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Fennell, James T., son, age 7, born in Tennessee; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Fennell, Dora E., daughter, age 6, born in Tennessee; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee.
Fennell, Barsha A., daughter, age 4, born in Tennessee; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee.
Fennell, Nellie M., daughter, age 1, born in Tennessee; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee.
Fennell, Marshal L., son, age 2 months, born Apr 1880 in Tennessee; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee.
Wright, Jasper N., servant, age 21, born in Tennessee; farm laborer.

John Thomas Fennell died Aug 4 1888, at home, Indian Ridge, Grainger County, Tennessee.1,4,6  

Widow Martha and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 5 1900), Grainger County, Tennessee3

Fennell, Martha, head-of-household, age 50, born Sep 1850 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; widow; 10 children, 8 living; farmer.
Fennell, Elvora, daughter, age 25, born Mar 1874 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; single.
Fennell, Nellie, daughter, age 20, born Oct 1879 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; single.
Fennell, M. Luther, son, age 20, born Apr 1880 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; single.
Living next door in 1900 was the family of son James Fennell.8  Also living nearby in 1900 was the family of son John Fennell.9  

Martha was again shown in the 1910 census (Apr 28 1910), living alone in Grainger County, Tennessee10

Fennell, Martha J., head-of-household, age 60, born Sep 1850 in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; widow; 10 children, 8 living; occupation: "own income".

Martha Jane Hinshaw died Nov 27 1917, at "the old Fennell place", Indian Ridge, Grainger County, Tennessee.1,7,11

(photo)Photo: Martha Jane Hinshaw and John Thomas Fennell 12


Sources

  1. "East Tennessee Roots", Volume I, Issue 3, September, 1984; Tennessee Valley Publications.
  2. 1880 census, 7th Civil District, Grainger County, Tennessee; roll T9-1257, ED 98, page 454D, line #27, dwelling #249, family #260.
  3. 1900 census, Civil District 7, Grainger County, Tennessee; ED 22, page 79A, line #16, dwelling #69, family #72.
  4. Contribution from Trent Hill ().
  5. "Early East Tennessee Marriages", Sistler, 1987.
  6. Fennell database: http://www.flash.net/~lstepp/index.htm.
  7. Contribution from Joy Bliss Gerber.
  8. 1900 census, Civil District 7, Grainger County, Tennessee; ED 22, page 79A, line #20, dwelling #70, family #73.
  9. 1900 census, Civil District 7, Grainger County, Tennessee; ED 22, page 79A, line #31, dwelling #72, family #75.
  10. 1910 census, Civil District 3, Grainger County, Tennessee; ED 58, page 3B, line #52, dwelling #57, family #57.
  11. Tennessee Death Index, 1914-1925; Tennessee State Library and Archives:
    http://www.state.tn.us/sos/statelib/pubsvs/d-grain1.htm.
  12. Photo courtesy of Trent Hill ().


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