Thomas William 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....... Thomas Hinshaw (c1749-1825) m Hannah Seasfield (c1745-1835)
 8........ William Hinshaw (c1772-?) m Jane Hamm 
 9......... Thomas Hinshaw (1797-1869) m Elizabeth - (1809-1849)
10.......... George Washington Hinshaw (1822-1907) m Elizabeth Jane Robertson (1824-1893)
11........... William A. Hinshaw (1849-1933) m Martha Elizabeth Langston (1853-1933)
12............ Thomas William Hinshaw (1871-1906)
               +Vina Arebalah Counts (1869-1916)
13.............  William J. Hinshaw (1890-1970) 1,2
13.............  Betty Hinshaw (1893-1894) 2
13.............  Mary Annie Hinshaw (1895-1983) 1,2,3
13.............  Ira Emmett Hinshaw (1896-1982) 1,2,3,4,5
13.............  John Yeargin Hinshaw (1899-1966) 1,2,3
13.............  Leona Hinshaw (1901-1986) 2,3
13.............  James Thomas Hinshaw (1903-1997) 2,3
13.............  Nancy Myrtle Hinshaw (1905-2000) 2,3,5,6
Thomas William Hinshaw     [ID 08943] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Thomas William Hinshaw4,5,7,8,9 [Thomas Henshaw10].

Born Jan 29 1871, Alabama.2,4,7,8,11  (Jan 1870).1  

He married Vina Arebalah Counts9,10 [Vina Arvella Counts5], Sep 4 18899,10, Jackson County, Alabama9,10.  Vina, daughter of Andrew Jackson Counts & Elizabeth J. Hardin, was born Sep 27 1869, Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama.1,7,10  (c1868).3  

Thomas and family were again shown in the 1900 census (Jun 9 1900), Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama:1

Hinshaw, Thomas [unclear], head-of-household, age 30, born Jan 1870 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; married 11 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm.
Hinshaw, Viney R., wife, age 30, born Sep 1869 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; married 11 years; 5 children, 4 living.
Hinshaw, William J., son, age 9, born Nov 1890 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Hinshaw, Mary A., daughter, age 5, born Mch 1895 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Hinshaw, Ira E., son, age 4, born Jun 1896 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Hinshaw, John Y., son, age 1, born May 1899 in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.

Thomas William Hinshaw died Jun 1 1906, near Huntland, Franklin County, Tennessee; buried Beech Grove Cemetery, Jackson County, Alabama.2,4,7,8  

Thomas was killed by lightning.5,7  He and his great uncle, Albert Hinshaw were hauling wood near Huntland, Tennessee when an electrical storm came up.  They sought shelter in an old barn.  While standing in the doorway of the old barn, a lightning bolt struck Thomas and killed him.5  

Widow Vina and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 5 1910), Larkin Creek and Huntland Road, Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama:3

Hinshaw, Vinie, head-of-household, age 42, born in Alabama; parents born in Tennessee; widow; 8 children, 7 living; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm.
Hinshaw, Anna, daughter, age 15, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; attended school; occupation: laborer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Ira E., son, age 13, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; attended school; occupation: laborer, general farm.
Hinshaw, John Y., son, age 11, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; attended school; occupation: laborer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Louie L., daughter, age 9, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; attended school.
Hinshaw, James T., son, age 7, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; attended school.
Hinshaw, Nancy M., daughter, age 5, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Living next door in 1910 was son William with his wife.12  

Vina died Feb 8 1916, Francisco, Jackson County, Alabama; buried Beech Grove Cemetery, Jackson County, Alabama.4,7  

Vina (slangly pronounced "Viney"), died after tending to a neighbor's family who all had pneumonia.  Vina waded snow to tend to the family, and developed pneumonia herself, dying three days later.5  

Vina's gravestone is engraved with "She was a kind and affectionate wife".4  

Also buried near Thomas & Vina is daughter Betty Hinshaw.4  

See also: Albert A. Hinshaw who married Vina's sister, Eliza Catherine Counts.

(photo)Photo: Thomas William Hinshaw & Vina Counts and family 13


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; ED 43, page 289B-290A, line #99, dwelling #58, family #58.
  2. Family lineage notes from Shannon Dale Byrd
  3. 1910 census, Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; ED 37, page 59B, line #89, dwelling #192, family #192.
  4. "Paint Rock Valley Pioneers", a directory of Alabama cemeteries by Kittye Vandiver Henshaw, Evelyn Rochelle, and Addie Shaver, F332 P34446 1986, in the Tennessee State Library and Archives; Also 976.195 V3hk in the LDS Family History Library (not on microfilm). Contributed by Robert Worley.
  5. Contribution from Shannon Dale Byrd.
  6. Obituary of Nancy Myrtle Fanning, The Herald-Chronicle [Winchester, Tennessee], Monday, October 30, 2000.
  7. http://www.findagrave.com.
  8. Genealogy data (Henall.FTW) by George Frederick Langley, Jr..
  9. Dodd, Jordan R. "Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920". Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999.
  10. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Shadrick COUNTS ().
  11. 1880 census, Jackson County, Alabama; Beat 18, ED 102, page 6B/67B, line #28, dwelling #50, family #52.
  12. 1910 census, Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; ED 37, page 59B, line #96, dwelling #193, family #193.
  13. Photos courtesy of Shannon Dale Byrd ().


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