Sarah Hinshaw

                                         ┌── John Hinshaw
                                         │    1724-1783 
                  ┌── Thomas Hinshaw ────┤
                  │    1764-1822         │
                  │                      └── Rebecca Wethereld
                  │                          c1731-1783 
Sarah Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1795           │                      ┌── Henry Holliday
D: 1856           │                      │
                  └── Rebecca Holliday ──┤
                       1764-1848         │
                                         └── Mary Fayle
M: Peter Larrance
   ├── Jesse Larrance (1823-1907) 1,2,3
   ├── Thomas Hinshaw Larrance (1825-1892) 1,2,3
   ├── Rebecca Larrance (1826-1903) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Jane Larrance (1828-1828) 1,2,3
   ├── Martha Larrance (1830-1898) 1,2,3
   ├── Winney Larrance (1831-1862) 1,3
   ├── Stephen Larrance (1833-1916) 1,2,3
   ├── Sarah Lawrence (1835-1915) 2,3
   ├── Hanna Lawrence (1837-1899) 2,3
   ├── Daniel Lawrence (1839-1924) 2,3
   └── Eliza Lawrence (1841-?) 2,3

Sarah Hinshaw     [ID 00827] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Sarah Hinshaw1 [Sara Hinshaw5, Sarah Henshaw6].

Born 5-20-1795, Marlborough MM, North Carolina.1,5,7  

At Cane Creek MM on 12-5-1795, Sarah and sister Mary were received by request.1  

She married Peter Larrance1,5,6,7 [Peter Lawrence5,6, Peter Larrance5], 1-12-18221,5,6,7, Marlborough MM, North Carolina1,5,6,7.  Peter Larrance, son of John Larrance & Nancy Ann Needham, was born 6-2-1774.1,3,7  

Sarah was Peter's third wife.1  Peter had previously been married to Abigail Heydock,1 then to Abigail Hinshaw, Sarah's 3rd cousin.1  

Sarah & Peter's marriage was noted on Friday, February 8, 1822 in the "Raleigh Register":6,8

In Randolph Co., on the 12th of the previous month, Mr. Peter Lawrence was married to Miss Sarah Henshaw, both of said county.  This is Mr. L's third wife.

By 1846 Sarah was living in Indiana.9  

Sarah and family were shown in the 1850 census (Jul 26 1850), Spiceland Township, Henry County, Indiana:10

Peter Larrance, age 76, born in North Carolina; farmer; $1800 real estate.
Sarah Larrance, age 55, born in North Carolina.
Rebecca Larrance, age 23, born in North Carolina.
Martha Larrance, age 20, born in North Carolina.
Winney Larrance, age 19, born in North Carolina; attended school.
Stephen Larrance, age 17, born in North Carolina; attended school.
Sarah Larrance, age 15, born in North Carolina; attended school.
Hannah Larrance, age 13, born in Indiana; attended school.
Daniel Larrance, age 10, born in Indiana; attended school.
Eliza Larrance, age 9, born in Indiana; attended school.
Susana Stout, age 53, born in North Carolina.

Peter Larrance died Sep 18 1855, Henry County, Indiana; buried Spiceland, Henry County, Indiana.3,7  

Sarah Hinshaw died Jan 21 1856, buried Spiceland, Henry County, Indiana.7  


  1. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  2. Contribution from Myron C. Pebbles ().
  3. Contribution from Carol Lawrence Vidales.
  4. Spiceland cemetery burials, posted to QUAKER-ROOTS on 4/24/1999.
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  6. "Abstracts of Vital Records from Raleigh, North Carolina, Newspapers 1820-1829", Vol. II., GR929.3756 N34 in a local library.
  7. "Genealogy of Hinshaw/Henshaw" by DoraLee Harvey Hatley (see Mary Jane Hinshaw), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0982181, item 4.
  8. "Early North Carolina Settlers, 1700s-1900s" - Marriage Notices;
  9. Last will and testament of Rebecca Holliday Hinshaw.
  10. 1850 census, Spiceland Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll M432-151, page 255, line #18, dwelling #69, family #69.

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