Solomon Hinshaw

                                       ┌── Jonathan Hinshawc1774-1859 
                   ┌── John Hinshaw ───┤
                   │   c1801-1885      │
                   │                   └── Ann McDaniel
                   │                       c1775-?    
Solomon Hinshaw ───┤
B: c1842           │                   ┌── Margaret Hinshaw
D: 1863            │                   │
                   └── Hannah Carter ──┤
                       c1805-1887      │
                                       └── Joseph Carter
M: Ruth Mills
   └── William A. Hinshaw (1862-1945) 1

Solomon Hinshaw     [ID 03987] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born about 1842, North Carolina.2,3,4,5  (Very probably Surry, now Yadkin, County, North Carolina).  

He married Ruth Mills, Mar 21 1861, Yadkin County, North Carolina.2,3,6  Ruth was born Mar - 1833, North Carolina.7,8,9  

A marriage bond was recorded for Solomon Hinshaw & Ruth Mills on March 16, 1861, Yadkin County, North Carolina.  They were married five days later by A. Speer, J.P.  Martin Hinshaw was recorded as a bondsman.10,11  

At Deep Creek MM on 8-2-1862, Ruth Hinshaw (formerly Mills) was disowned for her "marriage out of unity".12  

Solomon Hinshaw died Feb 11 1863, buried Deep Creek Friends Cemetery, Yadkin County, North Carolina.2,3  

Solomon was killed in a schoolhouse by Confederate Home Guard troops because he was a Union sympathizer.2,3  Jesse Virgil Dobbins and his brother William T. Dobbins were present in the schoolhouse, Jesse being accused of being the ringleader of the "Bushwackers" (draft resisters); they were the sons of Jacob Dobbins & Jane Carter, and believed to have been Solomon's first cousins.13  

After Solomon was killed, Ruth remarried on Oct 3 1866 to John McCollum.6  A marriage bond was recorded for Ruth Hinshaw & John McCollum on October 3, 1866, Yadkin County, North Carolina. They were married the very same day by R. G. Zachary, J.P.10  Ruth and John had a son, Sandy McCollum.1  

Ruth and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 11 1870), Boonville Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina:7

Mcolom, John, age 26, born in North Carolina; farmer; cannot read or write.
Mcolom, Ruth, age 36, born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Hinshaw, William, age 8, born in North Carolina.
Hinshaw [sic], Leander, age 2, born in North Carolina.
Hinshaw [sic], Mary, age 1, born in North Carolina.

Ruth and family were again shown in the 1880 census, Boonville Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina:8

McCollum, John, age 46, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; farmer; cannot read or write.
McCollum, Ruth, wife, age 47, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house.
McCollum, Huston, son, age 12, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; attended school; can read, cannot write.
McCollum, Mary, daughter, age 11, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; attended school; cannot read or write.
McCollum, Newton, son, age 7, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
McCollum, Alexander, son, age 6, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
McCollum, Eunice, daughter, age 3, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
McCollum, Rosa, daughter, age 2, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Mills, Mary, sister-in-law, age 55, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; single.

Ruth and family were again shown in the 1900 census (Jun 16 1900), Fall Creek Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina:14

McColem, John, head-of-household, age 65, born Jan 1835 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 33 years; farmer.
McColem, Ruth, wife, age 67, born Mar 1833 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 33 years; 7 children, 6 living.
McColem, Lily, daughter, age 25, born April 1875 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Hinshaw, William, boarder, age 38, born April 1862 in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; single; farmer.

(photo)Photo: Solomon Hinshaw gravestone 15

(photo)Photo: Solomon Hinshaw gravestone 15

(photo)Photo: "Bond School House" where Solomon was killed 15


Sources

  1. Contribution from Bill Hinshaw citing:
    letter John B. Hinshaw, Oct 24 1945.
  2. Family group sheets contributed by Thornton Neal Hinshaw
  3. Lineage notes on the family and descendents of John Hinshaw and Hannah Carter, contributed by Bill Hinshaw
  4. 1850 census, Surry County, North Carolina; roll 646, page 203, dwelling #624.
  5. 1860 census, Chestnut Ridge P.O., Yadkin County, North Carolina; roll M653-919, page 284, line #25, dwelling #500, family #478.
  6. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  7. 1870 census, Boonville P.O., Boonville Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina; page 625B, line #30, dwelling #176, family #176.
  8. 1880 census, Boonville Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina; roll T9-0988, ED 225, page 426B, line #3, dwelling #11, family #11.
  9. 1900 census, Fall Creek Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina; ED 137, page 82B (Sheet 11B), line #3, dwelling #11, family #11.
  10. "North Carolina Marriage Bonds" fiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  11. "North Carolina Marriges 1850-1868": Ancestry, Inc.
  12. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  13. Contribution from Bill Hinshaw, citing: "Voices from Cemetery Hill", by Allen Paul Speer III.
  14. 1900 census, Fall Creek Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina; ED 137, page 82B (Sheet 11B), line #87, dwelling #208, family #208.
  15. Photo courtesy of Bill Hinshaw.


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