James Hinkle

James Cook Hinkle (1856 - 1918)

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James Cook Hinkle
Born in Juniata County, Pennsylvania, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 30 Mar 1876 (to before 1900) in Jefferson County, Indiana, USAmap
Husband of — married 6 Apr 1904 in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USAmap
Profile last modified 6 Feb 2019 | Created 8 Dec 2018
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James Cook Hinkle, son of Joseph and Nancy J. Hinkle, was born in Juniata, Pennsylvania on April 3, 1856; per 1880 census is living in Cutler and has wife, Cecilia Barrett, age 25 and children: Emma M., and Francis Maurice, Mary J. He was born in Pennsylvania and listed as laborer.

James must have divorced his first wife sometime before the 1900 census; Cecelia said she was widowed, but was divorced.

James was in Davenport, Iowa by 1902, working as a road master. He married Ella M. Ott on April 6, 1904.

James passed away in Davenport, Iowa on November 26, 1918. He was buried at the Ball Hill Cemetery in Cutler, Carroll County, Indiana [1]

On same memorial stone in Ball Hill Cemetery, the names of brothers: James Cook Hinkle,1856-1918 and Wilson B. Hinkle, 1867-1926 appear.

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  1. Find A Grave: Memorial # 94742381

Year: 1860; Census Place: Burlington, Carroll, Indiana; Roll: M653_246; Page: 475; Family History Library Film: 803246 Name: J C Hinkle Age: 4 Birth Year: abt 1856 Gender: Male Birth Place: Pennsylvania Home in 1860: Burlington, Carroll, Indiana Post Office: Burlington Dwelling Number: 933 Family Number: 933 Household Members: Name Age Josep Hinkle 32 N J Hinkle 27 John W Hinkle 10 W E Hinkle 8 A M Hinkle 6 J C Hinkle 4 Joseph Hinkle 2 M J Hinkle 1

Year: 1870; Census Place: Democrat, Carroll, Indiana; Roll: M593_301; Page: 512B; Family History Library Film: 545800 Name: James C Hinkle Age in 1870: 14 Birth Year: abt 1856 Birthplace: Pennsylvania Dwelling Number: 106 Home in 1870: Democrat, Carroll, Indiana Race: White Gender: Male Occupation: Farm Laborer Inferred Father: Joseph Hinkle Inferred Mother: Nancy J Hinkle Household Members: Name Age Joseph Hinkle 44 Nancy J Hinkle 38 Jno W Hinkle 20 William E Hinkle 18 James C Hinkle 14 Anna M Hinkle 16 Joseph M Hinkle 12 Matilda J Hinkle 10 Ida May Hinkle 7 Anderson B Hinkle 9 Hannah E Hinkle 6 Wilson Hinkle 3 Sarah Hinkle 8/12

Ancestry.com. Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Name: James C Hinkle Gender: Male Event Type: Marriage Registration (Marriage) Marriage Licence Date: 30 Mar 1876 Marriage Licence Place: Indiana, United States Spouse: Celia M Barrett Page: 350 FHL Film Number: 001310211

Year: 1880; Census Place: Cutler, Carroll, Indiana; Roll: 267; Page: 173C; Enumeration District: 020 Name: James C. Hinkle Age: 24 Birth Date: Abt 1856 Birthplace: Pennsylvania Home in 1880: Cutler, Carroll, Indiana, USA Dwelling Number: 154 Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) Marital status: Married Spouse's name: Cecila Hinkle Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania Occupation: Laborer Months Not Employed: 3 Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age James C. Hinkle 24 Cecila Hinkle 25 Emma M. Hinkle 3 Frank M. Hinkle 1

Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Name: James C Hinkle Residence Year: 1902 Street address: 1031 Bradv Residence Place: Davenport, Iowa, USA Occupation: Roadmaster Publication Title: Davenport, Iowa, City Directory, 1902

Ancestry.com. Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Name: J C Hinkle Gender: Male Marital status: Single Race: White Birth Place: Perrysville, Pennsylvania Marriage Date: 6 Apr 1904 Marriage Place: Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa Father: Joseph Hinkle Mother: Nancy Jane Cook Spouse: Ella M Ott FHL Film Number: 1819825 Reference ID: 2:3KZFLXX

Ancestry.com. Iowa, Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014. Name: Jay C. Hinkle Gender: Male Marital status: Married Occupation: Roadmaster Race: White Age: 60 Birth Date: 3 Apr 1858 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Death Date: 26 Nov 1918 Death Place: Davenport, Iowa Burial Place: Cutler, Ind. Father: Jessie Hinkle Mother: Nancy FHL Film Number: 1480948 Reference ID: P262 #373

Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Name: James C. Hinkle Birth Date: 3 Apr 1856 Death Date: 26 Nov 1918 Cemetery: Ball Hill Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Cutler, Carroll County, Indiana, United States of America Has Bio?: Y Children: Infant Hinkle https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/94742381/james-c_-hinkle

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Wilson B and James C Hinkle
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