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....... Benjamin Hinshaw (1738-1840) m Elisabeth Hinshaw (1750-1823)
8........ William Hinshaw (1789-1854) m Ruth Hinshaw (1791-1836)
9......... Michael Hinshaw (1816-1884)
+Rachel Kemp (1821-1895)
10.......... Amy Hinshaw (1839-1908) 1,2,3,4,5
10.......... Solomon Hinshaw (1841-1929) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
10.......... Ruth M. Hinshaw (1844-1921) 1,2,3,4,5,9,10
10.......... Dinah Hinshaw (1846-1897) 1,2,3,4
10.......... Tamar A. Hinshaw (1848-?) 1,2,3,4,5,9
10.......... Leannah E. Hinshaw (1851-?) 1,2,3,5
10.......... Willmet T. Hinshaw (1853-1893) 1,2,3,5,9,10
10.......... Milton Wheeler Hinshaw (1855-1926) 1,2,3,5,9,11
10.......... John Hubbard Hinshaw (1857-1882) 1,2,3,5,9
10.......... Joseph Hinshaw (1862-c1862) 3
Michael Hinshaw [ID 00145]
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Michael Hinshaw1,12 [Michael Henshaw12].
Born 6-28-1816, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,12,13,14
He married Rachel Kemp [Rachael Kemp1,13], 1838, Chatham County, North Carolina. Rachel, daughter of Josiah Kemp & Dinah Moon, was born Apr 14 1821, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,2
Rachel's maternal grandmother was Ruth Hinshaw, therefore Rachel was Michael's fourth cousin.2
On 1-6-1838 at Cane Creek MM, Michael (Henshaw) was disowned.12
On 10-6-1838 at Cane Creek MM, Rachel Hinshaw (formerly Kemp) condemned her being married "out of unity".12
Michael and family were shown in the 1850 census, Chatham County, North Carolina:4
Michael Hinshaw, age 32, born in North Carolina; cabinet maker; $150 real estate.
Rachel Hinshaw, age 29, born in North Carolina.
, age 10, born in North Carolina; attended school.
, age 6, born in North Carolina; attended school.
Michael and family were again shown in the 1860 census (Jul 12 1860), St. Lawrence, Chatham County, North Carolina:5
Mikle Hinshaw, age 43, born in North Carolina; farmer; $500 real estate; $150 personal property.
Rachel Hinshaw, age 40, born in North Carolina.
, age 18 [unclear], born in North Carolina; attended school.
, age 14, born in North Carolina; attended school.
, female [sic], age [unclear], born in North Carolina.
Dina Hinshaw [sic], male [sic], age 61, born in North Carolina; farmer; $600 real estate; $500 personal property.
The [Dina "] as shown in the 1860 census (e.g. Dina Hinshaw) was very likely an error in the census and most likely referred to Rachel's mother, Dinah Kemp.
To avoid bearing arms during the Civil War, Michael hid in a rock-concealed hillside cave near his farm. His family brought him food and items to be repaired, being careful to leave no tracks.3
At Cane Creek MM on 3-6-1869, sons Milton W. & John W. were received by the request of mother, Rachel (daughter Amy also received).12
Michael and family were again shown in the 1870 census, Chatham County, North Carolina:9
Michael Hinshaw, age 54, born in North Carolina; farmer; $1000 real estate; $1200 personal property.
Rachel Hinshaw, age 48, born in North Carolina; keeping house.
, age 25, born in North Carolina; works at home.
, age 17, born in North Carolina; works at home; attended school.
, age 15, born in North Carolina; works at home; attended school.
, age 13, born in North Carolina; works at home; attended school.
Michael and family were again shown in the 1880 census (Jun 14-15 1880), Albright Township, Chatham County, North Carolina:10
Hinshaw, Michael, age 64, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Hinshaw, Rachel, age 59, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; keeping house.
, age 25, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; single; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Ruth M.
, age 32, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; single; school teacher.
Michael was a farmer and merchant in Chatham County, North Carolina.1,3 Besides farming, Michael was an accomplished woodworker, making fine furniture and even coffins.3
Michael Hinshaw died Nov - 1884, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,3
Rachel died May 20 1895, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,2
- "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.
- A handwritten document titled "Hinshaws - Early Chatham Co. & Cane Creek
Quaker Meeting", by William C. & Nolan Moran.
- Family history and family group sheets contributed by Lester L. Hinshaw
- 1850 census, Upper Regiment, Chatham County, North Carolina; roll 624, pg 374, family #348.
- 1860 census, St. Lawrence, Chatham County, North Carolina; page 146, line #15, dwelling #60, family #30.
- "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 6,
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.
- "Chronology of the Beals family" by Thomas J. Beals, microfiche
#6048746 in the LDS Family History Library.
- Solomon Hinshaw death certificate.
- 1870 census, Pittsboro, Chatham County, North Carolina; page 218B, dwelling #1093, family #1111.
- 1880 census, Albright Township, Chatham County, North Carolina; roll T9-0957, page 140B, line #33, family #180.
- Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book C-1, page 116).
- "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy",
by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
- The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS)
International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
- Society of Friends, Cane Creek MM Records; LDS FHL microfilm #0371251
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