Benjamin W. Hinshaw

                                             ┌── Absolom Hinshaw
                                             │    1752-1830 
                       ┌── Isaiah Hinshaw ───┤
                       │    1794-1844        │
                       │                     └── Elizabeth Hinshawc1753-1833 
Benjamin W. Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1816                │
D: 1867                │
                       └── Welmet Williams
                            1796-1866 
M: Mary Haisley

Benjamin W. Hinshaw     [ID 01904] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 5-8-1816, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,2,3,4,5  

He married Mary Haisley, 6-13-1838, White Lick MM, Indiana.6,7,8  Mary, daughter of John + Mary Haisley, was born 4-14-1814, Stokes County, North Carolina.3,4,5  

At White Lick MM on 6-13-1838, Benjamin W. and Mary Haisley were declared "at liberty to marry".6  

At White Lick MM on 6-12-1839, Benjamin W. and wife Mary were granted a certificate to Salem MM, Iowa.6  

At Salem MM (Iowa) on 9-28-1839, Benjamin and Mary received on certificates from White Lick MM (Indiana) dated 6-12-1839.3  

Benjamin and Mary were shown in the 1850 census, Jefferson County, Iowa:9

B.W. Hinshaw, age 34, born in North Carolina; carpenter; $150 real estate.
Mary Hinshaw, age 36, born in North Carolina.
Mary Haisley, age 75, born in Delaware.
Grace [unclear] Haisley, age 40, born in North Carolina.
Living next door in 1850 was Benjamin's widowed mother Wilmet.10  

Benjamin W. Hinshaw died 12-23-1867, buried Pleasant Plain MM, Jefferson County, Iowa.3,4,5  

Benjamin's will was probated Jan 11 1868, Jefferson County, Iowa; Thomas Morgan, county judge.11  

Widow Mary Hinshaw was shown in the 1870 census (Jun 11 1870), Jefferson County, Iowa, living with a Grace Haisley12 (probably a sister):13

Hinshaw, Mary, age 56, born in North Carolina; keeping house; $400 real estate; $100 personal property.
Haisley, Grace, age 63, born in North Carolina; domestic servant; $100 real estate.
Living nearby in 1870 was the widow of Benjamin's brother Tilman.14  

Mary died 9-10-1899, buried Pleasant Plain MM, Jefferson County, Iowa.3,4,5  


Sources

  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  2. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 1, subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII", (a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
  3. "The William Wade Hinshaw Index to [Iowa] Quaker Meeting Records", a microfiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  4. Iowa Cemetery Records. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
  5. WPA Iowa Graves Registration Survey; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://iowawpagraves.org/index.php.
  6. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 5, subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII", (a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
  7. "Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850", Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division: http://www.in.gov/library/genealogy.htm
  8. "Webster Parry's Abstracts of Quaker Records", LDS microfilm #0367987
  9. 1850 census, Penn Township, Jefferson County, Iowa; page 46B, line #36, dwelling #29, family #29.
  10. 1850 census, Penn Township, Jefferson County, Iowa; page 46B-47A, line #40, dwelling #30, family #30.
  11. "Newspaper Death Notices 1847-1872, Jefferson County, Iowa", by Verda J. Baird;
    Jefferson County Genealogical Society, 1986; GS929.3777 N551 in a local library.
  12. 1870 census, Penn Township, Jefferson County, Iowa; page 169, line #11, dwelling #50, family #50.
  13. Speculative.
  14. 1870 census, Penn Township, Jefferson County, Iowa; page 174, line #17, dwelling #99, family #99.


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