Hannah Jane Hinshaw

                                          ┌── John Hinshaw
                                          │    1747-1800 
                       ┌── Seth Hinshaw ──┤
                       │    1787-1865     │
                       │                  └── Ruth (Pike) Weisner
                       │                       1744-1795 
Hannah Jane Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1824                │                  ┌── Peter Rich
D: ?                   │                  │
                       └── Abigail Rich ──┤
                            1791-?        │
                                          └── Mary Williams
M: Silas Small

Hannah Jane Hinshaw     [ID 00352] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 12-15-1824, Marlborough MM, North Carolina.1,2  

She married Silas Small, 3-18-1846, Duck Creek MM (Anti-Slavery).2,3,4  Silas, son of Silas+Mary Small.2  

Duck Creek MM [Anti-Slavery] recorded "Silas Small, of Rush County, son of Silas & Mary (both deceased); Hannah Jane Hinshaw, daughter of Seth & Abigail of Henry County; married 3 18 1846 at Duck Creek MH".  The marriage register shows witnesses included Hannah's parents Seth & Abigail, uncle & aunt Benjamin & Annis, and cousin Mille Maria.2  

Duck Creek MM on 8-20-1846, recorded "Hannah Small (formerly Hinshaw), Duck Creek PM, has married contrary to discipline & joined the Separatists Anti-Slavery Friends.  disowned 1-20-1847."2  

Children (some):5

Charles E. Small, born Jul 13 1858; died Feb 18 1859.
Linneus E. Small, born Jul 8 1861; died Sep 3 1862.
Louisa E. Small, born Nov 25 1847; died May 25 1849.


  1. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  2. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 4, 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. "Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850", Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division: http://www.in.gov/library/genealogy.htm
  4. "Webster Parry's Abstracts of Quaker Records", LDS microfilm #0367987
  5. Contribution from John Codd () citing:
    Mayhill, R. Thomas; "Cemetery Records of Greensboro Township and Harrison Township, Henry County, Indiana",
    1968, Eastern Indiana Publishing Co., Knightstown, IN 46148; page 52.

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