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..... John Hinshaw (c1660->1768) m Elizabeth Belshaw 
 6...... William Hinshaw (1724-1814) m Mary Hinshaw (?-1822)
 7....... Jacob Hinshaw (1782-1846)
          +Marietta Johnson (1794-1863)
 8........  Susannah Hinshaw (1813-1885) 1,2,3,4
 8........  Nancy Jane Hinshaw (1818-1910) 1,2,3,4,5,6
 8........  George M. Hinshaw (1820-1893) 1,2,3,4,5
 8........  Mary Hinshaw (1822-?) 1,2,3
 8........  Jane G. Hinshaw (1824-1911) 1,2,4,7
 8........  Benjamin Hinshaw (1826-1874) 1,2,3,4
 8........  Cyrus A. Hinshaw (1829-1860) 1,2,7,8
 8........  Robert Hinshaw (1832-1857) 1,2,7,8,9
Jacob Hinshaw     [ID 00138] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born 1-6-1782, Guilford County, North Carolina.9,10,11  Second son Jacob in his family (the first son died).10,12  

Medical: "Deformed in his feet", often walked behind his plow on knees.1  

A deed was recorded in Overton County, Tennessee, on August 20, 1811, where Jacob appointed his brother George as attorney to convey lands.  See: George.13,14  

He married Marietta Johnson1,2,3,4,11 [Mary Johnson1,3,5,8,9,11], Aug 25 18121,2,3,4,11, Overton County, Tennessee1,2,3,4,11.  Marietta, daughter of Francis Johnson & Mary Harrington1,2,5,9,11,15, was born Nov 15 17941,2,5,9,11,15 [about 17937], Virginia1,2,5,9,11,15.  

Note that Marietta was the sister of Susannah Johnson who married Jacob's brother George.  

On March 11, 1816, Jacob served on a jury in Overton County Circuit Court.16  

Jacob and family were shown in the 1820 census, Overton County, Tennessee:17

Jacob Henshaw household:
1 male under age 10 [George].
1 male age 26-45 [Jacob].
3 females under age 10 [Susannah, Nancy Jane and ??].
1 female age 26-45 [Marietta].
Also living in Overton County, Tennessee in 1820 were the families of brothers George18 and Benjamin.19  

In August, 1821, Jacob appeared as a witness in a divorce case in Overton County Circuit Court.16  

In 1826, Jacob's brother George and Stephen Webb Sr. travelled to Illinois in a small two-horse wagon and entered some land along the Kankakee River, near Joliet, intending to settle there.  They then returned to Tennessee for their families, and early in the spring of 1827, George and family, along with brother Jacob, Stephen Webb, and a William McCord, started for Illinois.  However, having reached McLean County, Illinois, poor weather and traveling difficulties forced them to stop and settle there.1  

Jacob and family were shown in the 1830 census, Tazewell County, Illinois:20

Jacob Henshaw household:
2 males under age 5 [Benjamin and Cyrus].
1 male age 10-15 [George].
1 male age 40-50 [Jacob].
2 females age 5-10 [Mary and Jane].
1 female age 10-15 [Nancy Jane].
1 female age 20-30 [Marietta].
no slaves.
8 persons total in household.
Also living in Tazewell County in 1830 were the families of brother Benjamin21 and brother George.22  

Jacob Hinshaw died Oct 24 1846, McLean County, Illinois; buried in West Twin Grove Cemetery, McLean County, Illinois.1,2,4,9,11  

Widow Marietta and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 24 1850), Dry Grove Township, McLean County, Illinois:7

Mary Henshaw, age 57, born in Virginia; $800 real estate.
Jane Henshaw, age 25, born in Tennessee.
Cirus Henshaw, age 21, born in Illinois; farmer.
Robert Henshaw, age 17, born in Illinois; attended school.
Living next door in 1850 was the family of daughter Mary.23  

Marietta died Jul 18 1863, buried in West Twin Grove Cemetery, McLean County, Illinois.1,2,9  


Sources

  1. "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.
  2. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.
  3. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Tennessee.
  4. "The Good Old Times in McLean County, Illinois", subtitled "Old Settlers of McLean County, Illinois", microfilm #0164002 in the LDS Family History Library.
  5. "All About the Bensons, Hinshaws, and Others" by Imogen Benson Emery, in the LDS Family History Library, microfiche #6017328.
  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. 1850 census, Dry Grove Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll M432-117, page 35, line #21, dwelling #736, family #752.
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Illinois.
  9. Gravestone inscriptions in the Hinshaw Cemetery, Stout's Grove Cemetery, Parklawn (Danvers) Cemetery, & Scogin Hill Cemetery, McLean County, Illinois.
  10. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  11. "Hinshaw Chart and List" (1/1/68) by Ralph Edward Pike, from "Family Records of Morgan Co., Ind.", Public Library of Mooresville, Morgan Co., Indiana (LDS microfilm 1509501).
  12. Genealogy on file with the LDS (Microfilm number 1126498, Batch 7906602, Sheets 81-84) as submitted by Robert Lee Baker, 1345 Navajo Dr., Pleasant Grove, Utah 84062 ().
  13. "Overton County, Tennessee, Genealogical Records", by Edythe R. Whitley, GS929.3768 W61 in a local library.
  14. Contribution from Arthur A. Worrell ().
  15. http://www.ancestry.com GEDCOM file F1701.GED.
  16. Contribution from Robert Worley citing:
    Overton County Circuit Court Minute Book, 1815-1824
    (W.P.A. transcription, Tennesse Library & Archives).
  17. 1820 census, Overton County, Tennessee; roll M33-122, page 260.
  18. 1820 census, Overton County, Tennessee; roll M33-122, page 256.
  19. 1820 census, Overton County, Tennessee; roll M33-122, page 248.
  20. 1830 census, Tazewell County, Illinois; roll 23, page 177.
  21. 1830 census, Tazewell County, Illinois; roll 23, page 178.
  22. 1830 census, Tazewell County, Illinois; roll 23, page 179.
  23. 1850 census, Dry Grove Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll M432-117, page 35, line #16, dwelling #735, family #751.


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