Benjamin Franklin 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 Mary Hinshaw (?-1822)
 7....... Benjamin Hinshaw (1779-1839) m Mary - (c1776-?)
 8........ Jesse Hinshaw (1800-c1875) m Dorcas - (c1800-c1835)
 9......... Joseph Hinshaw (1830-<1880) m Malissa Richards (1845-1930)
10.......... Benjamin Franklin Hinshaw (1876-1954)
             +Mary Addiline "Addie" Adams (1885-1972)
11...........  W. C. Hinshaw (<1910-<1910) 1
11...........  Tilmae Hinshaw (1913-2001) 1,2,3,4
11...........  Richard Toliver Hinshaw (1915-1990) 1,2,3,4
11...........  Lillie Fay Violet Hinshaw (1920-1997) 1,2,3
Benjamin Franklin Hinshaw     [ID 08377] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Benjamin Franklin Hinshaw1,2,5 [Ben F. Hinshaw6, Benjamin Henshaw7].

Born Nov 7 1876, Lampasas, Lampasas County, Texas.1,4,5,6,7,8,9  (c1880).10  

He married Mary Addiline "Addie" Adams1,3 [Mary Adeline "Addie" Adams2], Sep 14 19021,3, Ardmore, Indian Territory1,3.  Mary, daughter of William Toliver Adams, Jr. & Martha Emmaline Pierce, was born Aug 5 1885, Bowie, Montague County, Texas.1,3,4,6,8,11  (Aug 6 1885).12  (c1887).10  

Addie was the sister of Laura Adams who married Ben's brother George.1  Addie and Ben were neighbors - Addie's family lived11 just three houses away from Ben's family.5  

Benjamin and Addie were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 18 1910), living in the same dwelling (but listed as a different household) as a Clifford A. & Lora A. Thompson, Wilson Township, Carter County, Oklahoma:10

Henshaw, Ben F., head-of-household, male, age 30, born in Texas; parents born in Missouri; first marriage, married 4 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm.
Henshaw, Ada, wife, age 23, born in Texas; parents born in Arkansas; first marriage, married 4 years; 1 child, none living.

On Sep 12 1918 Benjamin Franklin Hinshaw, age 42, registered for the World War I draft in Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma.  He declared he was born November 7 1876, and was then residing in Provence, Carter County, Oklahoma where he was a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Addie Mary Hinshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair.9  

Benjamin and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), Wilson Township, Carter County, Oklahoma:4

Henshaw [first name blank], head-of-household, male, age 43, born in Texas; father born in Texas; mother born in Arkansas; rented home; occupation: farmer.
Henshaw, Mary A., wife, age 34, born in Texas; parents born in Missouri.
Henshaw, Tillmay, daughter, age 6, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Texas; attended school.
Henshaw, Ritchard T., son, age 4, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Texas.

Benjamin and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 17 1930), Wilson Township, Carter County, Oklahoma:3

Hinshaw, Ben F., head-of-household, age 52, born in Texas; parents born in Arkansas; first married at age 25; rented home; no radio in home; farmer, farm; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Addie, wife, age 44, born in Texas; parents born in Missouri; first married at age 19.
Hinshaw, Tillie M., daughter, age 16, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Texas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Richard T., son, age 14, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Texas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Lillie F., daughter, age 9, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Texas; attended school.

Benjamin Franklin Hinshaw was a tall lanky man with intense blue eyes (what the family calls "Hinshaw blues").  He was constable at Dripping Springs and Dickson, Carter County, Oklahoma for awhile.  He walked bent to one side due to carrying a gun and he ate his peas with a knife.  Ben acted as interpreter for the Chickasaws and Choctaws in Carter County, owned a store, farmed, and worked on Lake Murray, south of Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma.  He spent his Sunday afternoons pitching ball for whoever got to him first.1  

Benjamin Franklin Hinshaw died Oct 23 1954, Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma; buried Oct 25 1954, Nelda Cemetery, east of Dickson, Carter County, Oklahoma.1,6,8  

In 1972 Addie was living in/near Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma.12  

Mary died Mar 20 1972, Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma; buried Nelda Cemetery, east of Dickson, Carter County, Oklahoma.1,6,8  (Mar 15 1972).12

(photo)Photo: Benjamin Franklin Hinshaw World War I draft registration card 9

Social Security information for Mary Addiline "Addie" Adams: 444-18-6852


Sources

  1. Contribution from LaDena Jones Parnacher.
  2. Contribution from Drucilla Henshaw Simpson.
  3. 1930 census, Wilson Township, Carter County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1896, ED 34, page 6A, line #39, dwelling #108, family #109.
  4. 1920 census, Wilson Township, Carter County, Oklahoma; roll T625-1455, ED 60, page 2B, line #70, dwelling #36, family #36.
  5. 1900 census, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory; roll T623-1848, ED 145, page 8A, line #4, dwelling #87, family #87.
  6. Carter County, Oklahoma, burials; USGenWeb archives:
    ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ok/carter/cemeteries/carter2h.txt.
  7. 1880 census, Coryell County, Texas (page 395A); USGenWeb Archives.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com.
  9. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1910 census, Wilson Township, Carter County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1246, ED 55, page 305A, line #25, dwelling #17, family #17.
  11. 1900 census, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory; roll T623-1848, ED 145, page 8A, line #16, dwelling #90, family #90.
  12. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm


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