┌── Jesse Hinshaw │ 1720-1797 ┌── John Hinshaw ─────────┤ │ 1747-1800 │ │ └── Abigail Marshall │ 1724-1806 Seth Hinshaw ────┤ B: 1787 │ ┌── John Pike D: 1865 │ │ └── Ruth (Pike) Weisner ──┤ 1744-1795 │ └── Abigail Overman M: Hannah Beeson ├── Armelia Hinshaw (1810-1845)1,2,3 ├── Malinda Hinshaw (1811-1854)1,2,4 ├── Jabez Hinshaw (1814-1844)1,2,5,6 ├── Dianna Hinshaw (1817-1864)1,2,5,6,7,8 ├── Ascenath Hinshaw (1819-1840)1,2,4,5,6,8 M: Abigail Rich ├── Hannah Jane Hinshaw (1824-?)1,2,5,8 ├── Mary Ellen Hinshaw (1826-1911)2,4,5,8,9 ├── Ruth Hinshaw (1828-1842)2,4,5,8 ├── Alice Hinshaw (1833-1833)2 └── Flora Hinshaw (1833-1833)2
|Seth Hinshaw [ID 00235]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born 2-11-1787, Deep River MM, Stokes County, North Carolina.1,10 (2-14-1787).1,11
At Deep River MM on 4-6-1807, Seth was granted a certificate to Westfield MM.1
At Westfield MM on 7-11-1807, Seth was received on a certificate from Deep River MM dated 4-6-1807.1
At Westfield MM on 3-11-1809, Seth was granted a certificate to Deep River MM.1
At Deep River MM on 4-3-1809, "certificate received for Seth from Westfield MM, dated 1809,3,11; endorsed to Center MM".1
He married Hannah Beeson, 6-21-1809, Center MM, North Carolina.1,5,6,10 Hannah, daughter of Benjamin Beeson & Margaret Hoggatt, was born 5-2-1788, Guilford County, North Carolina.1,5,6,12
Hannah died 2-19-1822, Marlborough MM, North Carolina.1,5,6 Hannah's death was reported to the Marlborough MM on 2-1-1823.1
He then married Abigail Rich, 4-16-1823, Marlborough MM, North Carolina.1,4,5,6,8,10 Abigail, daughter of Peter Rich & Mary Williams, was born 12-14-1791, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,5,8,13
At Marlborough MM on 7-11-1833, Seth, Abigail, & family were granted certificates to the Spiceland MM, Henry County, Indiana. On the same date, son Jabez was granted a certificate to Center MM to marry. Later, on 9-12-1833, Jabez was also granted a certificate to Spiceland MM.1
Seth had been a shopkeeper at New Salem, Randolph County, North Carolina. Before Seth removed to Indiana, he turned over to his brother Jesse (also a shopkeeper in New Salem) a number of debts to be collected. Among the debtors were Jesse Wall, Wiley Wall, William Hill and William Chamness.14
At Spiceland MM (Indiana) on 10-23-1833, Seth & family were received on a certificate from Marlborough MM & endorsed over to Duck Creek MM.5
At Duck Creek MM on 10-24-1833, Seth & wife Abigail & children Dianna, Asenath, Hannah, Mary, & Ruth were received on a certificate from Marlborough MM, N.C., endorsed by Spiceland MM.5
Spiceland MM on 2-20-1837 recorded:5
"Seth Hinshaw & wife Abigail & children, members of Duck Creek Mtg., now laid down, have been attached to Spiceland MM".
Spiceland MM on 12-20-1837 recorded:5
"Duck Creek PM complained that Seth has encouraged disunity". On 1-24-1838, the meeting recorded "Seth produced an offering which was read and accepted".
Seth and family are shown in the 1840 census, Henry County, Indiana, as follows:15
Duck Creek MM on 9-21-1843 recorded:5
"Abigail Hinshaw, Duck Creek PM, complained of for joining the Anti-Slavery Friends. Disowned 11-23-1843."
Duck Creek MM on 10-26-1843 recorded:5
"Seth Hinshaw, Duck Creek PM, complained that he has willfully neglected the attendence of our meetings & has been instrumental in setting up meetings contrary to our discipline & has identified himself with the late Separatists. Disowned 12-21-1843."
At Duck Creek MM on 4-23-1859, Seth Hinshaw, Duck Creek PM, was complained of:5
"he has neglected attendence of our meetings and has consented to a marriage of one of our members being accomplished in his house. Disowned 6-23-1859".
Seth and Abigail were shown in the 1850 census, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana:16
Seth and Abigail were shown in the 1860 census (Aug 15 1860), Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana:17
Seth Hinshaw died Nov 15 1865, buried Greensboro Friends Cemetery, Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana.2,11,18,19 (Nov 17 1865).20
Widow Abigail was shown in the 1870 census (Jun 28 1870), living in the household of daughter Mary Ellen in Knightstown, Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana:21
A biographical sketch of Seth Hinshaw was published in the "New Castle Courier" in November of 1883.22
Photo: Seth Hinshaw 23
Photo: Seth Hinshaw gravestone Greensboro Cemetery 23
Photo: Seth Hinshaw gravestone newspaper article 24
Photo: Seth Hinshaw & Abigail Rich family record Duck Creek MM, Henry County, Indiana 25
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