Jacob Hinshaw

 1. William Henshall  m Margerie Gyll 
 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-c1631) m - Kendrick 
 3... John Henshall (1611-c1687) m Elizabeth - 
 4.... William Hinshaw (?-1699) m Elizabeth - 
 5..... Thomas Hinshaw (c1680-?) m Mary Marshall (c1685-?)
 6...... Jacob Hinshaw (1710-1796) m Rebecca Mackey (c1716-1796)
 7....... Thomas Hinshaw (c1749-1825) m Hannah Seasfield (c1745-1835)
 8........ Jacob Hinshaw (c1768-1811)
           +Nancy Ann Clanton (1771-?)
 9.........  Eli Hinshaw (c1789-?) 1,2,3
 9.........  Jonathan Hinshaw  1,2,4
 9.........  Benjamin Hinshaw  1,2,4
 9.........  William Hinshaw  1,2,4
Jacob Hinshaw     [ID 01033] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born about 1768.5,6  

He married Nancy Ann Clanton7,8 [Ann Clanton5,6].  Nancy, daughter of Benjamin+Elizabeth Clanton, was born 1771, Surry County, Virginia.7,8  Note that Jacob's brother Thomas married Nancy's sister Lucy Clanton.  

Jacob and family were shown in the 1800 census, Wilkes County, North Carolina:9

Jacob Hinshaw household:
2 males under age 10.
1 male age 26-44 (Jacob).
1 female age 26-44 (Nancy).
Also living in Wilkes County in 1800 were brothers William and Jonathan.9  

Jacob Hinshaw died 1811, Surry County, North Carolina.5,6  

Jacob made his will in Surry County, North Carolina on March 27, 1811 (probated August 1811).2  Will Book 3, page 98.10  The will names his sons Eli, Jonathan, Benjamin, and William, and also names his father-in-law Benjamin Clanton and brother-in-law Joseph Carter.2  


  1. Chip Clanton database: http://members.aol.com/clansite2/clantongen/DESCNARN.HTM#i1652.
  2. Contribution from Mary Lavon Cappleman Hocker citing:
    Surry County, North Carolina, will book 3, page 98.
  3. Chip Clanton database: http://members.aol.com/clansite2/clantongen/descnarn.htm#i1656.
  4. Chip Clanton database: http://members.aol.com/clansite2/gedcoms/nuatha/dat2.htm#10.
  5. A manuscript titled "The Hinshaw Family" by Thomas D. Hamm - submitted by Fontella Hinshaw.
  6. Family lineage contributed by Edwin Everett Hinshaw
  7. Contribution from Bill R. Sharp ().
  8. Chip Clanton database: http://members.aol.com/clansite2/clantongen/DESCNARN.HTM#i1651.
  9. 1800 census, Wilkes County, North Carolina; page 45.
  10. Mitchell, Thornton W. "North Carolina Wills; A Testator Index, 1665-1900".

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