Adam Hinshaw

                                      ┌── William Hinshaw
                                      │    1715-1803 
                ┌── William Hinshaw ──┤
                │                     │
                │                     └── Mary Courtney
                │                                    
Adam Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1789         │                     ┌── George Martin
D: 1861         │                     │
                └── Rachel Martin ────┤
                     1758-1849        │
                                      └── Sarah Dixon
M: Sarah Wells
   ├── Benjamin Hinshaw (1831-1882) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Rebecca Hinshaw (1833-1900) 1,3,4,5
   └── Susanna Hinshaw (1835-?) 1,3,4

Adam Hinshaw     [ID 00765] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born 1-7-1789, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,4,6  

Adam and family were shown in the 1820 census, Guilford County, North Carolina:7

Adam Hinshaw household:
1 white male age 26-44 [Adam].
1 white male age 45+ [father William?].
2 white females age 26-44 [sisters?].
1 white female age 45+ [mother Rachel?].
5 persons total.
1 person engaged in agriculture.

He married Sarah Wells, 12-24-1828, Center MM, North Carolina.1,6  Sarah, daughter of Isaac Wells & Mary Beeson, was born Nov 8 1801, Randolph County, North Carolina.4,6,8  

Adam and Sarah were shown in the 1830 census, Guilford County, North Carolina:9

Adam Hinshaw household:
1 white male age 30-40 [Adam].
1 white female age 30-40 [Sarah].

Adam and family were shown in the 1840 census, Guilford County, North Carolina:10

Adam Henshaw household:
1 white male age 5-9 [Benjamin].
1 white male age 40-49 [Adam].
1 white female under age 5 [Susanna].
1 white female age 5-9 [Rebecca].
1 white female age 30-39 [Sarah].
1 white female age 80-89 [mother Rachel?].
6 persons total.
1 person engaged in agriculture.

Adam and family were shown in the 1850 census, Guilford County, North Carolina:4

Adam Hinshaw, age 61, born in Randolph County, North Carolina; farmer; $150 real estate.
Sarah Hinshaw, age 49, born in Randolph County, North Carolina; cannot read or write.
Benjamin Hinshaw, age 19, born in Guilford County, North Carolina.
Rebecca Hinshaw, age 16, born in Guilford County, North Carolina; attended school.
Susanah Hinshaw, age 14, born in Guilford County, North Carolina; attended school.

At Center MM on 8-20-1853, Adam, Sarah, and children Rebecca & Susanna were granted certificates to Richland MM, Hamilton County, Indiana.1  

At Richland MM on 1-4-1854, Adam & wife Sarah & minor children Benjamin, Rebecca, & Susannah were received on a certificate from Center MM.3  

Adam and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jun 22 1860), Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:11

Adam Hinshaw, age 71, born in North Carolina; farmer; $625 personal property
Sarah Hinshaw, age 60, born in North Carolina.
Benjamin Hinshaw, age 28, born in North Carolina; laborer.
Rebecca Hinshaw, age 24, born in North Carolina.

Sarah died Jul 5 1860, age 59y 7m 28d [58y 7m 27d].12  

Adam Hinshaw died 1861, buried Richland Friends Cemetery (Old Carmel Cemetery), Hamilton County, Indiana.12  Adam's gravestone shows his death date as 28th day of the [..unclear..] month 1861, aged [..broken..] 3m 21d.12  

At Providence Friends PM Cemetery, Providence Township, Randolph County, North Carolina, there is a record of the burial of two Hinshaw children, both recorded only as "child of Adam" [Hinshaw].13  This is the only known Adam Hinshaw that fits with the recorded dates, One child is recorded buried Sep 23 1829 (note from the date this was their first child, possibly stillborn), and the other child is show buried Sep 6 1843.  These two children were in addition to known children Benjamin, Rebecca and Susanna.

(photo)Photo: Adam Hinshaw & Sarah Wells gravestones Richland Friends Cemetery 12

(photo)Photo: Adam Hinshaw gravestone Richland Friends Cemetery 12

(photo)Photo: Adam Hinshaw gravestone Richland Friends Cemetery 12

(photo)Photo: Sarah Wells gravestone Richland Friends Cemetery 12


Sources

  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. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 6, 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.
  4. 1850 census, Guilford County, North Carolina; roll 632, page 269, dwelling #6.
  5. Rebecca Hinshaw death certificate.
  6. "Hinshaw Family Genealogical Notes", apparently prepared for William Wade Hinshaw by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1571899, Items 7-8
  7. 1820 census, Guilford County, North Carolina; roll M33-85, page 89.
  8. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  9. 1830 census, Guilford County, North Carolina; roll M19-121, page 121.
  10. 1840 census, Guilford County, North Carolina; roll 361, page 248.
  11. 1860 census, Carmel P.O., Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; page 321, line #34, dwelling #738, family #738.
  12. http://www.findagrave.com.
  13. Contribution from Waldo Hinshaw citing: "Providence Cemetery Listing",
    "Piedmont North Carolina Cemeteries, Volume IV". Mr & Mrs L S Hornaday Jr.
    Published 1991 by L S Hornaday, Burlington, NC 27217.


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