James Willard 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........ William Hinshaw (1779-1869) m Lorohame Beeson (1786-1839)
 9......... James E. Hinshaw (1803-1889) m Martha Julian (1809-1881)
10.......... Maban Hinshaw (1830-1900) m Mary Lunda Luther (1835-1898)
11........... James Willard Hinshaw (1855-1930)
              +Rachel N. "Lula" Robinson (1863-1954)
12............  Orin W. Hinshaw (1896-1973) 1,2,3
12............  James Waldo Hinshaw (1903-2004) 2,3,4,5
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James Willard Hinshaw4 [James Williard Hinshaw6].

Born Jul 2 1855, Marlborough MM, North Carolina.1,2,3,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13  

He married Rachel N. "Lula" Robinson14,15 [Lula Robinson2,4,12, Lulu Robinson11,13, Rachel N. "Lula" Osborne14], Dec 24 189414,15, Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas14,15.  Rachel, daughter of Powell Robinson & Mary Ann Kyle1,11, was born Feb - 18631,11 [Feb 2 186413,16, about 186217, about 18662,3,12], Tennessee1,11.  Rachel (Lula) had been previously married Jan 27 1880 to Elmer E. Osborne.14,18  

James his sister Susan moved to Eureka, Kansas.11  

In 1890, James established what became the largest nursery in eastern Kansas, where his son Waldo worked with him.4  

James and Lulu and sister Susan were shown in the 1895 Kansas State Census, City of Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas:11

Hinshaw, J W, male, age 39, born in North Carolina.
Hinshaw, Lulu, female, age 32, born in Tennessee.
Hinshaw, Sue, female, age 24, born in North Carolina.

James and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas:1

Hinshaw, J.W., head-of-household, age 44, born July 1855 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 5 years; occupation: nursery.
Hinshaw, Lulu, wife, age 37, born Feb 1863 in Tennessee; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Ohio; married 5 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Hinshaw, Orran, son, age 4, born May 1896 in Kansas; mother born in Tennessee.

James and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), First [street], Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas:2

Hinshaw, J.W., head-of-household, age 54 [unclear], born in North Carolina; parents born in United States; first marriage, married 16 years; occupation: foreman, nursery; owned farm (free).
Hinshaw, Lula, wife, age 44, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first marriage, married 16 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hinshaw, Oren W. [unclear], son, age 13, born in Kansas; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hinshaw, James, son, age 6, born in Kansas; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Robinson, Powel [unclear], father-in-law, age 83, born in Tennessee; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; widower; "own income".

James and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 13 1920), Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas (census page extremely faded):3

Hinshaw, James W., head-of-household, age 65 [unclear], born in North Carolina; parents born in U.S.; occupation: nurseryman, nursery.
Hinshaw, Lula, wife, age 54, born in Tennessee; father born in Virginia; mother born in Ohio.
Hinshaw, [..unclear..], son, age 23, born in Kansas; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hinshaw, James W., son, age 16, born in Kansas; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.

James and Lula were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 9 1930), 122 N. Plum, Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas:12

Hinshaw, James W., head-of-household, age 74, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 40; owned home ($2500 value); no radio in home; occupation: manager, nursery; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Lula R., wife, age 64, born in Tennessee; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Tennessee; first married at age 17.

James Willard Hinshaw died May 15 1930, Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas; buried Greenwood Cemetery, Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas.13  

James' obituary was published in the "Eureka Herald" (Eureka, Kansas) on May 19 1930 (page 1):13

James Wm. Hinshaw was born in North Carolina, July 2, 1855, and died in Eureka, Kansas, May 15, 1930, at the age of 74 years, 10 months and 13 days.  He gew to manhood in his native state.  When a young man he came to Kansas, settling in Johnson County and later coming to Eureka where he lived 42 years until his death.  

Here he was married on December 24, 1894, to Lula Osborne, who with her two sons are left to mourn the loss of a kind and loving hsband and father.  The sons are Orin and Waldo Hinshaw, two of Eureka's young business men.  

Mr. Hinshaw was born of Quaker parents and never got away from the Quaker spirit of truthfulness and righteousness.  He possessed the spirit of honesty from childhood through manhood unto death and never deviated from such course in all his business transactions throught his whole life.  He was of a kind, generous and benevolent turn never shirking responsibility where known duty confronted him.  He was considerate of others in his social and business relations.  

As a citizen his interest was for his community and its welfare.  He served faithfully and efficiently for several years on the school board in this city.  In his church relations he gave himself in service as his health would allow.  He served as trusstee of the Christian Church, where he held membmership for a number of years.  To his family he was a devoted and kind, always greatly conserned about its welfare.  

He leaves beside his wife, Mrs. Hinshaw, and two sons, Orin and Waldo, one brother, H.M. Hinshaw [sic], and a sister, Mrs. H.W. Brown, both of North Carolina, a sister, Miss Jo Hinshaw of Flagstaff, Arizona, and a sister, Mrs. W,K, Pegg, of Howard, Kansas, to mourn their loss.  

Funeral service, conducted by the Rev. L.T. Faulder, was held from the Christian Church, Saturday, May 17. at 10:00 a.m.  Interment was in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Rachel died Jan 25 1954, McCune Brooks Hospital, Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri; buried Jan 28 1954, Greenwood Cemetery, Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas.13,16

(photo)Photo: Lulu Robinson death certificate Jasper County, Missouri 16


Sources

  1. 1900 census, 1st Ward, Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas; roll T623-481, ED 49, page 5B, line #54, dwelling #85, family #87.
  2. 1910 census, 1st Ward, Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas; roll T624-441, ED 24, page 13A, line #1, dwelling #1, family #1.
  3. 1920 census, Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas; roll T625-533, ED 25, page 11B, line #96.
  4. Obituary of James Waldo Hinshaw.
  5. Obituary of James Waldo Hinshaw.
  6. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  7. Family group sheets from Randy Hunter ()
  8. 1860 census, New Salem P.O., Eastern Division, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll M653-910, page 299, line #11, dwelling #1093, family #1093.
  9. 1870 census, Franklinsville P.O., Franklinsville Township, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll M593-1156, page 367, line #2, dwelling #296, family #277.
  10. 1880 census, Randleman Township, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll T9-0978, ED 213, page 63A, line #12, dwelling #189, family #209.
  11. 1895 Kansas State Census; Kansas State Historical Society:
    http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/census/kansas/census1895ks.htm.
  12. 1930 census, Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas; roll T626-703, ED 2, page 7B-8A, line #100, dwelling #191, family #195.
  13. http://www.findagrave.com.
  14. Posting May 22 2005 by Jane Hutchings () to MODADE-L.
  15. Greenwood County, Kansas marriages; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/greenwoo/md/gwgr25.shtml.
  16. Death certificate for Lulu (Robinson) Hinshaw; Missouri State Archives:
    http://www.sos.mo.gov/images/archives/deathcerts/1954/1954_00001750.PDF.
  17. 1870 census, Rogersville P.O., District 17, Hawkins County, Tennessee; roll M593-1535, page 211, line #12, dwelling #67, family #67.
  18. 1880 census, Grant Township, Dade County, Missouri; roll T9-683, ED 14, page 142B, line #15, dwelling #109, family #111.


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