Joseph Hinchman

Male26 May 1795–24 July 1871

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Hinchman was born on 26 May 1795, in Monroe, West Virginia, United States, his father, John Hinchman, was 21 and his mother, Sarah Margaret Vinson, was 22. He married Rebecca Thomas on 28 December 1816, in Monroe, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Rush, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 July 1871, in Rush, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hinchman Cemetery, Union Township, Rush, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Hinchman
Rebecca Thomas
Marriage: 28 December 1816
Sara "Sally" Hinchman
Mary Hinchman
John Hinchman
Susanna Hinchman
Delila Hinchman
James T. Hinchman
Lewis F. Hinchman
Rebecca M. Hinchman
Joseph V. Hinchman
Andrew W. Hinchman

Sources (10)

  • Jos Hinchman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Hinchman, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Joseph Hinchman, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1816Monroe, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 5

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 8

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 24

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: unexplained.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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