Jedidah Hinshaw

                                          ┌── Benjamin Hinshaw
                                          │    1738-1840 
                    ┌── William Hinshaw ──┤
                    │    1789-1854        │
                    │                     └── Elisabeth Hinshaw
                    │                          1750-1823 
Jedidah Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1812             │                     ┌── Jesse Hinshaw
D: 1854             │                     │
                    └── Ruth Hinshaw ─────┤
                         1791-1836        │
                                          └── Mary Marshill
M: Benjamin Hinshaw

Jedidah Hinshaw     [ID 00144] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Jedidah Hinshaw [Jedida Hinshaw].

Born 7-12-1812, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,2,3,4,5  

At Cane Creek MM on 2-5-1820, Jedidah and sisters Mary & Elizabeth were "received by request" of their parents, William & Ruth.2  

She married Benjamin Hinshaw, about 1831.2  Benjamin Hinshaw, son of Jacob A. Hinshaw & Abigail Allen, was born 1-8-1805, Holly Spring MM, North Carolina.2,3  

Jedidah & Benjamin were first cousins.  On 7-2-1831 at Cane Creek MM, Benjamin Hinshaw was reported as having been "married out of unity".2  

On 10-1-1831 at Cane Creek MM, Jedida Hinshaw was condemned for her being "married out of unity".2  

Jedidah Hinshaw died 1854.6  

Benjamin Hinshaw died 1855.3,6,7  

Jedidah and Benjamin are both buried in Rocky River Friends Cemetery, Chatham County, North Carolina.4  


  1. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  2. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  3. A handwritten document titled "Hinshaws - Early Chatham Co. & Cane Creek Quaker Meeting", by William C. & Nolan Moran.
  4. Contribution from Waldo Hinshaw citing: "Rocky River Cemetery Listing",
    "Piedmont North Carolina Cemeteries, Volume 2". Mr & Mrs L S Hornaday Jr.
    Published 1990 by L S Hornaday, Burlington, NC 27217.
  5. Society of Friends, Cane Creek MM Records; LDS FHL microfilm #0371251
  6. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  7. Family lineage contributed by Edwin Everett Hinshaw

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