+-- William Hinshaw | 1724-1814 +-- Thomas Hinshaw ----+ | 1757-1825 | | +-- Sarah Courtney | 1730-c1768 Simon Hinshaw ----+ B: 1785 | +-- William Marshill D: 1852 | | +-- Rebecca Marshill --+ 1762-1836 | +-- Rebecca Dixson M: Rebecca Hobson +-- Enan Hinshaw, 1824-1901 +-- Zeno Hinshaw, 1808-1873 +-- Phebe Hinshaw, 1810-1834 +-- Charles Hinshaw, 1814-1849 +-- Thomas Hinshaw, 1816-1854 +-- Morilla Hinshaw, 1818-1853 +-- Delila Hinshaw, 1821-? +-- John Hinshaw, 1828-1902 +-- Nathan Hinshaw, 1831-1895
|Simon Hinshaw     [ID 00028]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born 6-14-1785, Randolph County, North Carolina.2,44,85,93,217
He married Rebecca Hobson, 1807, North Carolina.1,2,44,87,93,198    Rebecca, daughter of Charles Hobson & Sarah Beck, was born 11-25-1784, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,2,85,93,183
Rebecca's sister Phebe Hobson married Simon's brother Ezra.    Rebecca's brother Isaac Hobson married Simon's aunt Emey Marshall.
At Cane Creek MM on 2-3-1810, Simon was disowned for his "marriage out of unity" (on the same day his brother Ezra was also disowned).2
At Cane Creek MM on 11-7-1812, Simon, along with wife Rebecca, brother Ezra and his wife Phebe, and sister Hannah, were all "received by request".2
At Cane Creek MM, on 8-1-1829, Simon, Rebecca, & family were granted certificates to White Water MM, Indiana.    During that same year, Simon's mother, Rebecca, sisters Ruth and Rebekah, brother Ezra and family, and brother Thomas and family, were all granted certificates to White Water2 (perhaps because their father had died four years earlier).
At Whitewater MM (Indiana) on 12-22-1830, Simon & family were received on a certificate from Cane Creek MM, N.C., endorsed to Vermillion MM, Illinois.48
Simon and family settled in Danvers, McLean County, Illinois in September of 1830, settling in Stout's Grove, about 14 miles west of Bloomington.1,87,a
On Oct 18 1834 he purchased from Nathaniel A. Ware, for a consideration of $137.50, a tract of 80 acres described as the E. 1/2 S.E. 1/4 29, T. 24 N., R. 1 W. 3rd P.M.a    He later purchased a number of other tracts in the vicinity and he resided on this land for the remainder of his life.a
Simon and family were shown in the 1840 census, McLean County, Illinois.b
Simon and family were shown in the 1850 census, McLean County, Illinois, (roll 117, page 41, family #839) as follows:85,101
Rebecca died Oct 12 1855, buried in the Hinshaw Cemetery, Danvers Township, Mclean County, Illinois.1,93,183
Note: Although Simon and Rebecca are believed to have been buried in the Hinshaw cemetery in McLean County, Illinois (which sits on Simon's land), no grave marker for them has yet been found.
Photo: Simon Hinshaw family record Cane Creek MM Records 217
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.
44. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
48. "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.
85. United States National Archives, federal Census, 1850.
87. "History of McLean County", F547 M16 B3 in the Sutro Library, S.F.
93. "Family of William & Rebecca Dixon Marshill, Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, Orange County, N.C.", by Thomas W. Marshall (Washington D.C., 1945, a typewritten manuscript), from the National Library of the Daughters of the American Revolution (Washington D.C.) "Marshill Family Genealogical Records 1700-1900", microfilm #0876559, item 5, in the LDS FHL.
101. "1850 Federal Census, McLean County, Illinois" (a summary), GR929.377359 G38 in a local library.
183. "Hinshaw Family Genealogical Notes", apparently prepared for William Wade Hinshaw by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1571899, Items 7-8
198. "The Hobson Family Lineage", by Jay W. Hobson, 1994; GS929.2 H684 in a local library
217. Society of Friends, Cane Creek MM Records; LDS FHL microfilm #0371251
(a) Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters.
(b) 1840 census, McLean County, Illinois; roll M704-65, page 277.
(c) 1840 census, McLean County, Illinois; roll M704-65, page 250.
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