William 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..... John Hinshaw (c1660->1768) m Elizabeth Belshaw 
 6...... William Hinshaw (1724-1814) m Sarah Courtney (1730-c1768)
 7....... Ezra Hinshaw (1753-1836) m Ruth Marshill (1759-1857)
 8........ William Hinshaw (1779-1869)
           +Lorohame Beeson (1786-1839)
 9.........  James E. Hinshaw (1803-1889) 1,2,3,4,5,6
 9.........  Zebedee Hinshaw (1805-1867) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
 9.........  Sebarah Hinshaw (1809-1906) 1,2,3,4,8
 9.........  Darius Hinshaw (1812-1900) 1,2,3,4,5
 9.........  Jurilla Hinshaw (1815-1856) 1,2,3,4,5
 9.........  Levisa Hinshaw (1818-1902) 2,3,4,6,9
 9.........  Milton Hinshaw (1821-1902) 2,3,4,5,6,8,10
 9.........  Mines Hinshaw (1824-1906) 2,3,4,5,6,8,11,12,13
William Hinshaw     [ID 00114] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born 1-21-1779, Cane Creek MM, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,2,10,11,14,15  

At Cane Creek MM on 8-7-1802, a "William Jr." (apparently this William) was granted a certificate to Center MM, N.C. to marry.1  

He married Lorohame Beeson1,2,8,16 [Larehoma Beeson1,10, Lorahoma Beeson8, Laruhana Beeson3, Ruhanna Beeson8, Rheuhamia Beeson1, Rhuhamy Beeson14], 9-29-18021,2,8,16, Center MM, Guilford County, North Carolina1,2,8,16.  

Lorohame, daughter of Richard Beeson & Abigail Dimmitt, was born 3-22-1786, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,2,3,10  

Loruhamah had been named after the eldest daughter of the prophet Hosea (Hosea 1:6).5  

Note that William's sister Ruth married Lorohame's brother Abner Beeson.  Note also that Lorohame's sister, Rosannah (Beeson) Newman, later had a daughter, Elizabeth Newman, who married William & Lorohame's son Milton.  

At Cane Creek MM on 9-6-1817, William & children (no mention of wife Lorohame) were granted certificates to the Marlborough MM.1  

At Marlborough MM on 11-1-1817, William & sons James, Zebedee & Darius, and (daughters) Sabarah & Jurilla, were received on certificates from Cane Creek MM dated 9-6-1817.  

Lorohame died 3-18-1839, Marlborough MM, North Carolina; buried 3-20-1839, Providence Friends PM Cemetery, Providence Township, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,2,10,14  

Widower William was shown in the 1850 census (Sep 11 1850), living with son Mines and his wife Mary in Randolph County, North Carolina:11

Wm Hinshaw, age 71, born in North Carolina; farmer; $3437 real estate.
Minnis Hinshaw, age 27, born in North Carolina.
Mary Hinshaw, age 17 [sic], born in North Carolina.

Widower William was shown in the 1860 census (Jul 9 1860), living with daughter Levisa and family in Randolph County, North Carolina:9

Wiley Cox, age 47, born in North Carolina; farmer; $1800 real estate; $1615 personal property.
Lovicca Cox, age 42, born in North Carolina; domestic.
Henry M. Cox, age 6, born in North Carolina.
William Hinshaw, age 82, born in North Carolina; farmer.

William Hinshaw died 11-17-1869, Marlborough MM, North Carolina; buried 11-19-1869, Providence Friends Church Cemetery, north of New Salem, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,2,10,14,17  

After his death, William's family farm was inherited by his son Minus.6  


  1. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  2. "Family of William & Rebecca Dixon Marshill, Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, Orange County, N.C.", by Thomas W. Marshall (Washington D.C., 1945, a typewritten manuscript), from the National Library of the Daughters of the American Revolution (Washington D.C.) "Marshill Family Genealogical Records 1700-1900", microfilm #0876559, item 5, in the LDS FHL.
  3. Contribution from William Banks Hinshaw.
  4. Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters.
  5. Family group sheets from Randy Hunter ()
  6. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  7. Family group sheets from Denzel Marie Hinshaw, contributed by Lee Hoyt Hinshaw Jr.
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  9. 1860 census, Moffits Mills P.O., Eastern Division, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll M653-910, page 241, line #27, dwelling #185, family #185.
  10. Registered Application Papers from the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), submitted by Joyce Loretta Caroline (Hinshaw) Berry of British Columbia, Canada.
  11. 1850 census, Northern Division, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll M432-641, page 195, line #15, dwelling #458, family #458.
  12. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  13. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.
  14. 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.
  15. Society of Friends, Cane Creek MM Records; LDS FHL microfilm #0371251
  16. http://www.ancestry.com GEDCOM file F1701.GED.
  17. Contribution from Tim Walls () citing: gravestone.

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