Seth Burleigh 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...... Jesse Hinshaw (1720-1797) m Abigail Marshall (1724-1806)
 7....... John Hinshaw (1747-1800) m Ruth (Pike) Weisner (1744-1795)
 8........ Seth Hinshaw (1787-1865) m Hannah Beeson (1788-1822)
 9......... Jabez Hinshaw (1814-1844) m Mary Lamb (1817-1869)
10.......... Seth Burleigh Hinshaw (1837-1915)
             +Mary Jane Rich (1840-1918)
11...........  Lillian Henshaw (1860-?) 1
11...........  Gertrude Hinshaw (1864-1953) 1,2,3,4
11...........  Abigail Ruth Henshaw (1866-1957) 1,4,5
11...........  Frank Edgar Henshaw (1868-1948) 1,4
11...........  Frederic Rich Henshaw (1872-1938) 1,6
11...........  Seth Burleigh Henshaw (1875-1927) 1
Seth Burleigh Hinshaw     [ID 01153] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Seth Burleigh Hinshaw7,8,9,10 [Seth B. Henshaw11].

Born May 3 18377,8,9,10,12, Randolph County, North Carolina7,8,9,10,12 [Henry County, Indiana4,13].  

He married Mary Jane Rich2,10,14 [Mary J. Rick14], Oct 20 18592,10,14, Henry County, Indiana2,10,14.  Mary was born 1840, Indiana.4,12  

At Duck Creek MM on 11-22-1860, Seth informed of being married contrary to discipline and was disowned.9  

Seth and family were shown in the 1870 census, Alexandria, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana:4

Henshaw, Seth, age 33, born in Indiana; Re[..unclear..] goods dealer; $750 real estate; $7000 personal property.
Henshaw, Mary, age 29, born in Indiana; keeping house.
Henshaw, Gertrude, age 6, born in Indiana.
Henshaw, Abagail, age 4, born in Indiana.
Henshaw, Frank [unclear], age 2, born in Indiana.
Branson, Arthur, age 22, born in Indiana; clerk in store.

Seth B. Henshaw (or his son Seth was listed in the 1889-90 directory of Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.  His occupation was shown as "hardware etc.".15  

Seth Burleigh Hinshaw died Sep 24 1915, Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana; age 78.10,11,12  

Mary died 1918, buried Oddfellows (IOOF) Cemetery, Madison County, Indiana.12  

See also: Andre or Andra Hinshaw who might be an additional child.  
See also: Clifford A. Henshaw who might be an additional child.  
See also: Martha Henshaw who might be an additional child.  
See also: Paul Henshaw who might be an additional child.

(photo)Photo: Seth Burleigh Hinshaw 16

(photo)Photo: Seth Burleigh Hinshaw 16

(photo)Photo: Seth Burleigh Hinshaw (charcoal drawing by Glen Cooper Hinshaw) 16

(photo)Photo: Mary Jane Rich 16

(photo)Photo: Seth Burleigh Hinshaw & Mary Jane Rich golden wedding anniversary article Cambridge City Tribune (Cambridge City, Indiana), Oct 21 1909 17


  1. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  2. Contribution from Dick Ellis ().
  3. Family lineage notes from Richard S. Ellis ()
  4. 1870 census, Alexandria, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll M593-336, page 190, line #17, dwelling #30, family #30.
  5. Abigail Ruth Henshaw obituary.
  6. Frederic Rich Henshaw biographical sketch.
  7. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  9. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 4, 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.
  10. "Webster Parry's Abstracts of Quaker Records", LDS microfilm #0367987
  11. "Index to Death Records, Madison County, Indiana 1882-1920", Book 2CH-8, page 44.
  12. Madison County Area Cemetery Database; Anderson, Indiana Public Library:
  13. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925;
  14. Henry County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1, Vol. 2,
    1850-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration; Book CC-2, page 318.
  15. Anderson, IN, 1889-90. Anderson, IN: Anderson, Daily Bulletin Company, 1889;
  16. Photo courtesy of Dick Ellis ().
  17. Cambridge City Tribune (Cambridge City, Indiana), Oct 21 1909;

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