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George Washington Hinshaw

                                                       ┌── William Hinshaw
                                                       │    1789-1854 
                             ┌── Zimri Hinshaw ────────┤
                             │    1822-1900            │
                             │                         └── Ruth Hinshaw
                             │                              1791-1836 
George Washington Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1847                      │                         ┌── William Clark
D: 1918                      │                         │
                             └── Martha McMath Clark ──┤
                                  1817-1888            │
                                                       └── Courtney (Clark)
M: Semira A. Stout
   └── George Miller Hinshaw,  1881-1931 

M: Emily Amanda Miller
   ├── Ella May Hinshaw,  1873-1951 
   ├── Ida Clifton Hinshaw,  1875-1963 
   ├── Mary E. Hinshaw,  1879-1953 

George Washington Hinshaw     [ID 00519] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Apr 22 1847, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,43,141,a

He married Semira A. Stout, Oct 22 1866.43

George was shown in the 1870 census (Aug 17 1870), living in the household of a Stephen H. Hodgin in Winston Township, Forsyth County, North Carolina:b

Hodgin, Stephen H., age 43, born in North Carolina; merchant; $200 real estate; $4000 personal property.
Hodgin, Lucy P., age 38, born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Hodgin, Anna J., age 11, born in North Carolina; attending school.
Hodgin, James M., age 8, born in North Carolina; attending school.
Hodgin, George R., age 3, born in North Carolina.
Reynolds, George R., age 17, born in North Carolina; clerk in dry good store.
Henshaw, George W., age 23, born in North Carolina; merchant; $150 real estate; $1500 personal property.
Note that since Semira was not shown in the 1870 census it is likely that she died before then.c

He then married Emily Amanda Miller, Oct 12 1870, Forsyth County, North Carolina.141,d  Emily was born Feb 15 1845.141

George and family were shown in the 1880 census (Jun 14 1880), Winston, Forsyth County, North Carolina:e

Henshaw, George, age 31, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; wholesale grocer.
Henshaw, Emily, wife, age 33, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house.
Henshaw, Ella, daughter, age 7, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; attended school.
Henshaw, Ida, daughter, age 5, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; attended school.
Henshaw, Mary, daughter, age 1, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Barnner, Ellen, servant, age 18, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; servant.
Bynum, Hampton, boarder, age 21, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; clerk in store.
Wall, Fletcher, boarder, age 20, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; clerk in store.
Maderis, Newton, boarder, age 24, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; clerk in store.
Carter, Jessie, servant, age 13, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; black; servant.

George was proprietor of the Hinshaw Company of Winston, Forsyth County, North Carolina.  His two salesmen were W. C. Causey and George's brother William.  The Hinshaw Company eventually consolidated with "Hodgin, Sullivan & Co.".  On Feb 21 1877, brother William was deeded a lot in Winston where he and George built the Hinshaw Brothers Store.  On Dec 31 1881, William sold his interest to George and Wade H. Bynum, General Partners, and James W. Allison and E.B. Addison, Special Partners, operating as "Hinshaw and Bynum".f

On the campus of the University of North Carolina (Greensboro) there is a dormatory called "Hinshaw Hall", which was named after George due to land he donated to the university and other land he had donated to schools in Winston, N.C.a

Emily died Feb 28 1913, buried Salem Cemetery, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina.141

George Washington Hinshaw died Jul 5 1918, buried Salem Cemetery, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina.141  


SOURCES

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.

43. A handwritten document titled "Hinshaws - Early Chatham Co. & Cane Creek Quaker Meeting", by William C. & Nolan Moran.

141. Family group sheets contributed by Thornton Neal Hinshaw

(a) Contribution from Hugh Malcolm Hinshaw.

(b) 1870 census, Salem P.O., Winston Township, Forsyth County, North Carolina; roll M593-1137, page 464, line #19, dwelling #252, family #281.

(c) Speculation.

(d) Contribution from Ron Collins () citing:
Forsyth County, North Carolina marriage records; license #1870000622.

(e) 1880 census, Winston (West), Forsyth County, North Carolina; roll T9-0963, ED 86, page 469A, line #25, dwelling #138, family #156.

(f) Biography of William Martin Hinshaw written in 1964 by Mabel Lee Hinshaw
for her brother Clinton and sister Laura, with additional
information from Lee Morrow Hinshaw.


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