┌── William Hinshaw │ 1789-1854 ┌── Michael Hinshaw ──┤ │ 1816-1884 │ │ └── Ruth Hinshaw │ 1791-1836 Ruth M. Hinshaw ───┤ B: 1844 │ ┌── Josiah Kemp D: 1921 │ │ No Issue └── Rachel Kemp ──────┤ 1821-1895 │ └── Dinah Moon
|Ruth M. Hinshaw [ID 00522]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Feb 22 1844, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,2,3,4
Ruth never married.3
Ruth was a school teacher for some forty years in the vicinity of Cane Creek. Despite low pay (about $20 per month) Ruth was a dedicated teacher who has been described as "a rare talented teacher" who "in a quiet, unassuming way ... made her pupils seekers after knowledge". A lifelong Quaker, she also taught Sunday School lessons and was an ardent supporter of temperance.3
Ruth wrote a poem about the unexpected death of her brother - see: John Hubbard Hinshaw.
Ruth M. Hinshaw died Feb 4 1921, Chatham County, North Carolina; buried Cane Creek MM.2,3,4
Photo: Ruth M. Hinshaw gravestone Cane Creek MM 5
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