Elizabeth Hinshaw

                                             ┌── Absolom Hinshaw
                                             │    1728-?    
                     ┌── Absolom Hinshaw ────┤
                     │    1752-1830          │
                     │                       └── Rebecca Haddock
Elizabeth Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1782              │                       ┌── Jacob Hinshaw
D: 1857              │                       │
                     └── Elizabeth Hinshaw ──┤
                         c1753-1833          │
                                             └── Rebecca Mackey
M: William Cox

Elizabeth Hinshaw     [ID 00239] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Elizabeth Hinshaw [Elisabeth Hinshaw].

Born 1-13-1782, North Carolina.1,2,3  

She married William Cox, 7-10-1817, Holly Spring Meeting House, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,4,5,6  William, son of Thomas Cox & Sarah Davis, was born 5-27-1770, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,3,7  

Elizabeth was William's second wife (his first wife, Lydia Branson, had died on February 9, 1816).1,2  Note that Elizabeth's niece Abigail Hinshaw married William's brother Neri Cox.  

At Cane Creek MM on 3-7-1818, William and Elizabeth were granted a certificate to White Water MM, Indiana.2  


Gideon Cox, born Jul 12 1822, died Jan 22 1892; married 1) Huldah Mendenhall, 2) Asenath Barker.

Elizabeth and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 11 1850), Randolph County, North Carolina:3

William Cox, age 80, born in North Carolina; farmer; $1800 real estate.
Elizabeth Cox, age 68, born in North Carolina.
Sarah Cox, age 43, born in North Carolina.
Gideon Cox, age 28, born in North Carolina; farmer.
Huldah Cox, age 24, born in North Carolina.
Anson Cox, age 6, born in North Carolina.
Pharis Cox, age 3, born in North Carolina.
Larkin Cox, age 1, born in North Carolina.
Living next door in 1850 was niece Abigail Hinshaw and her husband Neri Cox.8  

William died Apr 28 1856, Holly Spring MM, Randolph County, North Carolina.7,9  

Elizabeth Hinshaw died Feb 17 1857.2,9

(photo)Photo: Marriage certificate record for Elizabeth Hinshaw & William Cox Cane Creek MM marriage records 6


  1. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  2. "Charles and Hannah (Matson) Davis and their descendants" by Earl H. Davis, microfilm #1011836, Item 2, in the LDS Family History Library.
  3. 1850 census, Southern Division, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll M432-641, page 129B, line #25, dwelling #716, family #725.
  4. "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.
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  6. Society of Friends, Cane Creek MM Records; LDS FHL microfilm #0371251
  7. Posting on the Hinshaw GenForum, Apr 19 1998 by Susan Muglich ():
  8. 1850 census, Southern Division, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll M432-641, page 129B, line #23, dwelling #715, family #724.
  9. Contribution from Ginger-lyn (Hinshaw) Summer citing:
    Jane Walls Wilson, Bainbridge, Ohio, in part from family group sheets
    in the possession of Almeda Grace Hinshaw Rinehart, Middletown, Ohio,
    brought to a Hinshaw family reunion in the late 1980s.

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