Hannah L. Hinshaw

                                           ┌── William Hinshaw
                                           │    1724-1814 
                     ┌── William Hinshaw ──┤
                     │    1759-1807        │
                     │                     └── Sarah Courtney
                     │                          1730-c1768
Hannah L. Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1789              │                     ┌── William Hunt
D: 1866              │                     │
                     └── Margaret Hunt ────┤
                          1765-1828        │
                                           └── Sarah Mills
M: William Macy

Hannah L. Hinshaw     [ID 00297] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 2-8-1789, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson County, Tennessee.1,2,3,4  

She married William Macy, 3-1-1809, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson County, Tennessee.1,3,5,6,7  William, son of Barachiah Macy & Lucinda Barnard, was born 10-4-1786, New Garden MM, Guilford County, North Carolina.4,8  

(William's mother Lucinda Barnard was the daughter of Benjamin Barnard and Eunice Fitch.  Eunice Fitch descendended from John Howland of the Mayflower.)9

Marriage announcement of William Macy and Hannah Hinshaw:4

Whereas William Macy, son of Barachiah Macy of Jefferson County and state of Tennessee, and Lucinday his wife, and Hannah Hinshaw daughter of William Hinshaw deceased of the county and the state aforeseaid and Margaret his wife, having declared their intention of taking each other in marriage before several monthly meetings of the people called Quaker, at Lost Creek in the county aforesaid, according to the good order used among them: and having consent of parents and parties concerning their said proposal was made of and allowed by the said meetings.--

Now these are to certify that who it may concern, that for the full accountability of their said intentions this first day of the third month in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nine, they, the said William Macy and Hannah Hinshaw appeared in a public assembly of the aforesaid people, met together at their public meeting house at Lost Creek aforesaid, and the said William Macy taking the said Hannah Hinshaw by the hand did in very solemn manner plainly declare that he took the said Hannah L. Hinshaw to be his wife, promising through divine assistance to be with her a true and loving husband, until death should separate them: and then and there in the said assembly the said Hannah Hinshaw in like manner declared that she took the said William Macy to be her husband, promising through divine assistance to be a true and loving wife unto him, until death should separate them: or words to that effect:

Moreover they, the said William Macy and Hannah (she according to the ceremony of marriage assuming the name of her husband) as a further confirmation thereof did then and there so then and there to these presents set their hands.  

And we whose names are hereunto subscribed being, amongst others present, at the solemnizing their marriage and subscription in manner aforesaid as witnessed hereunto have also to these presents subscribed our names the day and year above written.  


William Macy
Hannah Macy
Barachiah Macy
Elihu Macy
Jane Davis
Hepzibah Pierce
Elizabeth Woodward
Rebeccah Thornburgh
Rachel Bates
Lydia Maulsby
Charity Mills
Rachel Williams
Susanna Mendehall
Hanna Swain
Sarah Lea
Matilda Canaday
Mary Mills
Sarah Mills
Lydia Morgan
... Morgan
Nehemiah Ellis
Abraham Woodward
Isaac Williams
Isaac Hammer
Samuel Mills
Henry Thornburgh
Robert Peirce
William Bales
Seth Mills
Henry Canaday
John Mills
Richard Williams
John Swain
Samuel Swain (?)
Henry Lewis (?)
Efrain Lee
William Mills
David Maulsby
George Peirce
Thomas Peirce

Children of Hannah Hinshaw and William Macy:4

Jonathan B. Macy, born Mar 7 1810; married Matilda Pierce.
Nathan Hinshaw Macy, born Aug 16 1811; married Susannah Lewis.
Alvin J. Macy, born Feb 26 1813; married Mary Lewis.
Elihu C. Macy, born Dec 26 1814; died May 23 1816.
John H. Macy, born Nov 28 1816; married Elmira Marshall.
Lucinda Macy, born Aug 30 1818; married Thomas Marshall Hadley.
William M. Macy, born Mar 18 1820; married Julia Ann Mills.
Margaret Ann Macy, born Mar 22 1822; married Levi S. Hadley.
Sarah Macy, born Nov 23 1823 [Nov 3 1823]; died Jun 10 1873, buried Walnut Creek Friends Cemetery, Northbranch, Kansas; married Thomas Lindley Hadley (child: Hannah E. Hadley, Oct 16 1850). 8
Perry T. Macy, born Aug 17 1825; married Charity Mills.
Ira C. Macy, born May 28 1828; married Achsa Johnson.
Ruth Macy, born Jan 9 1830; married Miles S. Hadley.
Mary Ann Macy, born Oct 1 1831; married Albert Hadley.
Lydia Ann Macy, born Apr 16 1834; married John F. Hadley.

Hannah and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 23 1860), Mooresville, Brown Township, Morgan County, Indiana:10

William Macy, age 73, born in North Carolina; farmer; $6000 real estate; $600 personal property.
Hannah Macy, age 72, born in Tennessee.
Malinda Macy, age 20, born in Indiana; house work.
John Elliott, age 35, born in North Carolina; hand on farm; cannot read or write.
Living nearby in 1860 was the family of son William.11  

Hannah L. Hinshaw died 2-19-1866, Morgan County, Indiana; buried White Lick Cemetery, Mooresville, Morgan County, Indiana.4,8,12,13  

William died 1-17-1869, Moorseville, Morgan County, Indiana; buried White Lick Cemetery, Mooresville, Morgan County, Indiana.4,8,13  

Some descendents of William Macy & Hannah Hinshaw:14,15

1 William Macy
. +Hannah Hinshaw
. 2 Lucinda Macy 1818 - 1896
.... +Thomas Marshall Hadley 1810 - 1893
.... 3 Margaret Ann Hadley 1855 - 1922
....... +Marion C. George 1857 - 1936
....... 4 Alberry Lewis George 1878 - 1972
.......... +Ona A. Thayer 1882 - 1929
.......... 5 Lucille George 1907 -
.......... 5 Virginia Thayer George 1914 - 1964
............. +Theodore William Binns 1912 - 1985
............. 6 Bonnie Lynn Binns 1950 -
................ +Russell Peter Grider 1949 -
................ 7 R. Peter 1970 -
................ 7 Jeremy Matthew Grider 1973 -
............. 6 William George Binns 1954 -
.......... 5 Mary Elizabeth George 1921 -
. 2 Mary Ann Macy 1831 -
.... +Albert Hadley
.... 3 Maranda Hadley
....... +Edmund Robinson
....... 4 Mary Blamire Robinson
.......... +Edmund C. Rivers
.......... 5 Margaret Edmunda Rivers [twin]
.......... 5 Mary Helena "Polly" Rivers [twin]
............. +Gardiner F Jones
............. 6 Mary Beeby "Polly Ann" Jones

(photo)Photo: Hannah Hinshaw 16

(photo)Photo: Hannah Hinshaw gravestone White Lick Cemetery 8

(photo)Photo: William Macy gravestone White Lick Cemetery 8


  1. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  2. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  3. "Our Ancestry" - Family Records of Members of Blount County, Tennessee, Genealogical & Historical Society, 1988, in the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Contributed by Robert Worley.
  4. Contribution from Richard Lesses (), citing:
    "Genealogy of the Macy family from 1635-1868", by Silvanus Jenkins Macy; Albany: Joel Munsell, 1868 (LDS film #1206440, Item 1).
  5. "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.
  6. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Tennessee.
  7. "Tennessee Marriages to 1825" (www.ancestry.com).
  8. http://www.findagrave.com.
  9. Contribution from .
  10. 1860 census, Mooresville, Brown Township, Morgan County, Indiana; roll M653-284, page 580, line #2, dwelling #247, family #256.
  11. 1860 census, Mooresville, Brown Township, Morgan County, Indiana; roll M653-284, page 573-574, line #39, dwelling #207, family #215.
  12. "Bacher" database: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/8552/g0000148.htm.
  13. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  14. Contribution from Bonnie Lynn Grider ().
  15. Contribution from Polly Jones ().
  16. Photo courtesy of Nicole Wing.

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