Hinshaw, William Painter

Birth Name Hinshaw, William Painter
Gender male
Age at Death 47 years, 1 month


see original at http://www.rawbw.com/~hinshaw/cgi-bin/id?2244

"Painter" middle name from public member tree Murray-McCutchen Family Tree. Note William Henshaw and Henry & John Painter all appear on the 1812 Tax List of Franklin Co, TN. http://www.tngs.org/ansearchin/pdf/1971-4.pdf

William fought in Florida during the Seminole Indian War from Oct 1837 to Apr 10 1838.

"Paint Rock Valley Pioneers", a directory of Tennessee cemeteries by Kittye Vandiver Henshaw (??), Evelyn Rochelle, and Addie Shaver, 1986, in the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Submitted by Robert Worley.
William Hinshaw B: 1800 D: 1859
M: Nancy E. Roberson
+-- Martha Hinshaw, c1834-?
+-- James T. Hinshaw, 1837-?
+-- Robert O. Hinshaw, c1839-1863
+-- Warren Peter Hinshaw, 1841-?
+-- Mary Ann Hinshaw, c1846-?
+--Martha J. Hinshaw, c1847-?
+-- Eliza A. Hinshaw, c1849-?
William Hinshaw [ID 02244]
(William Henshaw)
Born 1800, Tennessee.107
He married Nancy E. Roberson, May 2 1844, Franklin County,
Tennessee.45,107 Nancy was born Jun 11 1821, Tennessee.

Note that Martha was likely not the actual daughter of William & Nancy as they had another daughter named Martha. The first Martha may have been William's sister or another relative.
William Hinshaw died Feb - 1859, buried in the Sam Hinshaw Cemetery, Jackson County, AL
Nancy died Dec 8 1910, buried in the Sam Hinshaw Cemetery, Jackson County, Alabama.
William's gravestone is imprinted "Borned 1800", yet the 1850 Jackson County census shows him age 38 (born in TN), which would have made him born c1812.
Nancy's gravestone is imprinted "Borned .. 1821", yet the 1850 Jackson County census shows her age 27 (born in TN), which would have made her born c1823. The 1900 Jackson County census shows Nancy E. Hinshaw born June 1823

from the Hinshaw Family Association:
William fought in Florida during the Indian Wars from Oct 1837 to Apr 10, 1838.

A William Hinshaw received a Land Warrant in the Act of 1850
U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 publ ancestry.com
10 Sep 1834 40 acres in Jackson County, AL (could be Jr. or Sr.)
15 Nov 1852 40 acres in Jackson County, AL
1 Dec 1859 120 acres in Jackson County, AL

1850 Agricultural Census:
William Hinshaw, 100, 100, 2000, 75, 600 where items are:
1. Owner
2. Acres of Improved Land
3. Acres of Unimproved Land
4. Cash Value of Farm
5. Value of Farm Implements and Machinery
13. Value of Livestock

Thomas and his brother, William, were reportedly responsible for starting the first Methodist church in Jackson County, Alabama.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1812 Salem, Franklin Co, TN    
Death 1859-02-00 Jackson Co, AL    
Burial   Jackson, AL Sam Hinshaw Cemetery  


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Hinshaw, William1772between 1840 and 1850
Mother Hamm, Janebetween 1756 and 1774after 1820
    Brother     Hinshaw, Thomas 1797 1869-02-18
         Hinshaw, William Painter 1812 1859-02-00


Family of Hinshaw, William Painter and Lambertson, Mary

Married Wife Lambertson, Mary ( * + 1841-10-00 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
Hinshaw, Martha1834
Hinshaw, Robert O.18391863
Hinshaw, Warren Peter1841after 1867

Family of Hinshaw, William Painter and Roberson, Nancy E.

Married Wife Roberson, Nancy E. ( * 1821-06-11 + 1910-12-08 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1844-05-02 Franklin Co.,TN Marriage of "William Hinshaw to Nancy Roberson" 1
Event Note

by A J Steel

and 2nd marriage appears in TN State Marriages, 1851-1900, database on ancestry.com
"marriage of William Hinshaw and Nancy Roberson Oct 19 1866" - not likely after William's death!


note years later birth dates for children at http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=davidherzog&id=I55045

some speculation about Nancy E Hinshaw b.1857 here http://www.rawbw.com/~hinshaw/cgi-bin/id?9834
not in Nancy Roberson Hinshaws hh in 1860 but is in John Hinshaw's. I removed Nancy from this family.

see exhaustive references here http://www.rawbw.com/~hinshaw/cgi-bin/id?2244

Home in 1900: Collins, Jackson, Alabama (Nancy E Hinshaw lives with son James)
Home in 1910: Jackson, AL (Nancy mother of 6 children; 3 living)

Name Birth Date Death Date
Hinshaw, Mary Ann1845-07-181901-05-24
Hinshaw, Martha Jane1847-02-081918-09-05
Hinshaw, Eliza A.1849
Hinshaw, James T.1851-10-221931-01-23
Hinshaw, Susanah Carolineabout 1854


Type Value Notes Sources
Paternal Haplogroup R-M512

Source References

  1. Tennessee State Library and Archives: Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
  2. Family Tree DNA Project
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