Martha B. 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...... Jesse Hinshaw (1720-1797) m Abigail Marshall (1724-1806)
 7....... John Hinshaw (1747-1800) m Ruth (Pike) Weisner (1744-1795)
 8........ Benjamin H. Hinshaw (1782-1866) m Annas Bowman (1790-1865)
 9......... Jesse Benjamin Hinshaw (1813-1862) m Mary J. Abbott (1827-1907)
10.......... Martha B. Hinshaw (1854-1917)
             +Solon Holmes Benbow (1853-1942)
Martha B. Hinshaw     [ID 00956] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Martha B. Hinshaw1,2,3,4,5 [Mattie B. Hinshaw6,7].

Born Sep 4 1854, Indiana.3,4,5,8,9,10,11,12  

She married Solon Holmes Benbow, Dec 20 1877, Henry County, Indiana.4,5,6,7,8  Solon, son of Julius Ceasar Benbow & Martha June Martindale, was born Apr 7 1853, Indiana.4,5,8,11,12,13  

Solon's grandfather, Barclay Benbow (1788-) was a veteran of the War of 1812.5  

Children:5

Jesse Benbow, born Jul 7 1887, Michigan; married Edwin C. Arndts. 14,15,16
Margaret E. Benbow, born Sep 14 1889, Michigan [Indiana]; married William P. Beottger. 12,14
Solon Hinshaw Benbow [Solon Holmes Benbow, Jr.], born Jan 9 1894, Kalamazoo, Michigan [Indiana]; married Marie Wilkins. 12,14,17
Anna Louise Benbow, born Aug 14 1895, Michigan [Indiana]; married W.H. Reifsnyder. 12,14

Martha and Solon were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 24 1880), Lewisville, Henry County, Indiana:11

Benbow, Salon H, age 27, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; hardware merchant.
Benbow, Martha B, wife, age 25, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kentucky; keeps house.
Benbow, James B, brother, age 20, born in Iowa; parents born in Indiana; single; furniture finisher.

Martha and Solon moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan,18 living at 421 Woodward, Avenue.12,13,14  they attended the Methodist Episcopal church.19  

The following article was published in the "Cambridge City Tribune" (Cambridge City, Indiana) on July 7, 1892:18

Solon Benbow and wife, of Kalamazoo, Mich., are here visiting his brother-in-law, Alonzo Hinshaw.

Martha and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 29 1900), 421 Woodward Ave., Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan:14

Benbow, Solon, head-of-household, age 47, born Apr 1853 in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kentucky [sic]; married 40 years; occupation: insurance agt; owned home (mortgaged).
Benbow, Martha, wife, age 45, born Sep 1854 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana [sic]; married 40 years; 4 children, 4 living.
Benbow, Jessie, son, age 12, born July 1887 in Michigan; parents born in Indiana.
Benbow, Margaret, daughter, age 10, born Sep 1889 in Michigan; parents born in Indiana; attended school 9 months.
Benbow, Solon, son, age 6, born Jan 1894 in Michigan; parents born in Indiana.
Benbow, Anna, daughter, age 4, born Aug 1895 in Michigan; parents born in Indiana.

Martha and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), 421 Woodward Ave., Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan:12

Benbow, Solon H., head-of-household, age 57, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 32 years; occupation: agent, life insurance; owned home (mortgaged).
Benbow, Martha E., wife, age 55, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Kentucky; first marriage, married 32 years; 4 children, 4 living.
Benbow, Margaret E., daughter, age 20, born in Michigan; parents born in Indiana; occupation: seamstress, private family.
Benbow, Solon H. Jr., son, age 16, born in Michigan; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Benbow, Anna L., daughter, age 14, born in Michigan; parents born in Indiana; attended school.

Martha B. Hinshaw died Jul 18 1917, buried Lot 2, Section 43, Grave 10, Mountain Home Cemetery, 1402 W Main St., Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mighigan.3,8,20  

Solon remarried to an Alice C. --.13  

Solon was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 10 1930), 421 Woodward Avenue, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan:13

Benbow, Solon H., head-of-household, age 77, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 34; owned home ($25,000 value); radio in home; occupation: agent, insurance; not a war veteran.
Benbow, Alice C., wife, age 60, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 17.

Solon died Mar 19 1942, age 88.20,21  

Solon's second wife, Alice C. -- (died Mar 1934),20,22 is buried in Grave 8, so Solon is buried between his two wives.20  


Sources

  1. "Hinshaw-Bernard and Related Families" by Cordelia E. Bogue Wright, in the Family History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS), microfiche #6019151.
  2. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  3. Contribution from A. M. Greenlee ().
  4. "Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the
    Daughters of the American Revolution", Vol. 66; DAR ID #65235.
  5. Contribution from William R. Benbow ().
  6. Henry County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1, Vol. 2,
    1850-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration; Book CC-6, page 39.
  7. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  9. 1860 census, Knightstown P.O., Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll M653-266, page 456; line #6, dwelling #27, family #27.
  10. 1870 census, Knightstown, Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll M593-323, page 299; line #4, dwelling #104, family #107.
  11. 1880 census, Lewisville, Franklin Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T9-284, ED 15, page 279A, line #43, dwelling #268, family #283.
  12. 1910 census, 2nd Ward, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; roll T624-654, ED 138, page 2A, line #37, dwelling #24, family #24.
  13. 1930 census, 2nd Ward, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; roll T626-998, ED 21, page 8B, line #94, dwelling #204, family #244.
  14. 1900 census, 2nd Ward, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan; roll T623-720, ED 114, page 11B, line #76, dwelling #250, family #250.
  15. "The Evening Chronicle" (Marshall, Michigan), Jul 3 1913; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. "The Evening Chronicle" (Marshall, Michigan), Aug 20 1915; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. "Cambridge City Tribune" (Cambridge City, Indiana), Jul 7 1892; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. Contribution from David Ayers ().
  20. http://www.findagrave.com.
  21. "News-Palladium" (Benton Harbor, Michigan), Mar 20 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  22. "News-Palladium" (Benton Harbor, Michigan), Mar 12 1934; http://www.ancestry.com.


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