Ann Hinshaw

                                              ┌── William Hinshaw
                                              │    1715-1803 
                        ┌── William Hinshaw ──┤
                        │                     │
                        │                     └── Mary Courtney
Ann Hinshaw ────────────┤
B: ?                    │                     ┌── George Martin
D: ?                    │                     │
                        └── Rachel Martin ────┤
                             1758-1849        │
                                              └── Sarah Dixon
M: Alexander Cunningham

Ann Hinshaw     [ID 00767] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Ann Hinshaw1,2,3 [Anna Hinshaw4].

She married Alexander Cunningham, Mar 18 1814, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,2,4,5  Alexander, son of Nathaniel Cunningham & Betsey Snead6,7,8,9, was born about 17906,7,8,9, North Carolina6,7,8,9 [Halifax County, Virginia10,11].  He had been named for his grandfather, Alexander Cunningham.6  

A marriage bond was recorded for Ann Hinshaw & Alexander Cunningham on Mar 18 1814, Randolph County, North Carolina.1  

At Back Creek MM on 1-27-1816 Alexander Cunningham was received on a certificate from Center MM dated 11-18-1815.12  On the same date Ann was also received.12  

At Back Creek MM on 3-23-1820 Alexander Cunningham was disowned.12  

At Back Creek MM on 12-29-1830 Anna Cunningham was disowned.12  

Alexander was a lawyer and served as Justice of Peace.6  He was also very active in politics and served in North Carolina's House of Commons in 1828 and 1831.10  

Ann and family were shown in the 1830 census, Randolph County, North Carolina:7

Alexander Cunningham household:
1 male age 5-10.
1 male age 30-40 [Alexander].
1 female 10-15.
2 females age 30-40 [Ann and ??].
no slaves.
5 persons total in household.

Ann and Alexander settled in Indiana.4,13  

It is unknown what became of Ann.  Alexander remarried to a Mary [--] Fitzhugh (Fitzhue),10 who apparently had a son James Fitzhue.  

Alexander and family were shown in the 1850 census (Oct 25 1850), Camden County, Missouri:9

Alexander Cunningham, age 60, born in North Carolina; farmer.
Mary Cunningham, age 50, born in Virginia.
James Fitzhue, age 29, born in Missouri; farmer; $250 real estate.
Frances Fitzhue, age 20, born in Missouri; cannot read or write.
Luerena [unclear] Fitzhue, age 15, born in Missouri; attended school.

Alexander and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 4 1860), Camden County, Missouri:11

Alexander Cunningham, age 69, born in Virginia; farmer; $300 real estate; $600 personal property.
Mary Cunningham, age 59, born in Virginia.
Rosanna Fitchew, age 28, born in Missouri.
Amos Brown, age 23, born in Georgia; farm laborer; cannot read or write.


  1. "North Carolina Marriage Bonds" fiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  2. "North Carolina Marriages to 1825" (
  3. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  4. "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.
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  6. Contribution from Andrew Jackson Hinshaw citing:
    Randolph County Heritage Book, page 94.
  7. 1830 census, Regiment 1, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll 125, page 17.
  8. 1840 census, Perry County, Indiana; roll 90, page 215.
  9. 1850 census, District 13, Camden County, Missouri; roll M432-394, page 318, line #29, dwelling #60, family #60.
  10. Posting Jun 6 2005 by () to the Fitzhugh message board:
  11. 1860 census, Linn Creek P.O., Osage Township, Camden County, Missouri; roll M653-611, page 24, line #36, dwelling #163, family #163.
  12. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  13. "Hinshaw Family Genealogical Notes", apparently prepared for William Wade Hinshaw by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1571899, Items 7-8

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