Benjamin Hinshaw

                                           ┌── Benjamin Hinshaw
                                           │    1738-1840 
                    ┌── Jacob A. Hinshaw ──┤
                    │    1778-1826         │
                    │                      └── Elisabeth Hinshaw
                    │                           1750-1823 
Benjamin Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1805             │                      ┌── John Allen
D: 1855             │                      │
                    └── Abigail Allen ─────┤
                            ?-1806         │
                                           └── Rachel Stout
M: Jedidah Hinshaw
   ├── Elvira Hinshaw (1832-1836) 1,2,3
   ├── Abigail Hinshaw (1834-1873) 1,2,3
   ├── Daniel Hinshaw (1836-1912) 1,2,3
   ├── Cyrus Hinshaw (1837-1842) 1,2,3
   ├── Aaron Hinshaw (1840-?) 1,2,3
   ├── William Hinshaw (1842-1881) 1,2,3
   ├── Jabin Hinshaw (1847-1924) 1,2,3,4
   └── Sibyl A. Hinshaw (1849-?) 1,2,3,5

Benjamin Hinshaw     [ID 00155] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 1-8-1805, Holly Spring MM, North Carolina.1,2,6  

At Cane Creek MM on 10-3-1812, Benjamin was received by the request of his father, Jacob.1  

He married Jedidah Hinshaw, about 1831.1,7  Jedidah Hinshaw, daughter of William Hinshaw & Ruth Hinshaw, was born 7-12-1812, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,2,8  

Benjamin & Jedidah were first cousins.  On 7-2-1831 at Cane Creek MM, Benjamin Hinshaw was reported as having been "married out of unity".1  

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

Jedidah Hinshaw died about 1849.2  

Benjamin and family were shown in the 1850 census, Chatham County, North Carolina, as follows:9

Benjamin Hinshaw, age 45, born in North Carolina; farmer; $350 real estate.
Abigail Hinshaw, age 16, born in North Carolina; attended school.
Daniel Hinshaw, age 14, born in North Carolina; attended school.
William Hinshaw, age 9, born in North Carolina; attended school.
Jabin Hinshaw, age 3, born in North Carolina.
Sibi A. Hinshaw, age 1, born in North Carolina.
Living two houses away in 1850 was the family of first cousin William Hinshaw;10 also living nearby was first cousin Zimri11 and his father William,12 Benjamin Hinshaw #155,13 the family of widow Mary Hinshaw,14 the family of widow Nancy Hinshaw,15

Benjamin Hinshaw died 1855.2,7  

Jedidah and Benjamin are both buried in Rocky River Friends Cemetery, Chatham County, North Carolina.6  


Sources

  1. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  2. A handwritten document titled "Hinshaws - Early Chatham Co. & Cane Creek Quaker Meeting", by William C. & Nolan Moran.
  3. Contribution from Mike Hinshaw.
  4. Contribution from Mike Hinshaw citing:
    Jabin Hinshaw's family bible.
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  6. 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.
  7. Family lineage contributed by Edwin Everett Hinshaw
  8. "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.
  9. 1850 census, Upper Regiment, Chatham County, North Carolina; roll M432-624, page 385B, line #21, dwelling #516, family #517.
  10. 1850 census, Upper Regiment, Chatham County, North Carolina; roll 624, pg 385, family #515.
  11. 1850 census, Upper Regiment, Chatham County, North Carolina; roll 624, pg 382, family #463.
  12. 1850 census, Upper Regiment, Chatham County, North Carolina; roll 624, pg 382, family #464.
  13. 1850 census, Upper Regiment, Chatham County, North Carolina; roll 624, pg 385, family #517.
  14. 1850 census, Upper Regiment, Chatham County, North Carolina; roll 624, pg 382, family #467.
  15. 1850 census, Upper Regiment, Chatham County, North Carolina; roll 624, pg 382, family #468.


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