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...... Absolom Hinshaw (1728-?) m Rebecca Haddock 
 7....... Absolom Hinshaw (1752-1830) m Elizabeth Hinshaw (c1753-1833)
 8........ Jacob Hinshaw (1787-1832)
           +Mary Davis (1796-1874)
 9.........  Hannah Hinshaw (1819-1863) 1,2,3,4
 9.........  John Hinshaw (1820-1831) 1,2,4
 9.........  Rhoda Hinshaw (1822-1887) 1,2,4
 9.........  Huldah Hinshaw (1824-1900) 1,2,4
 9.........  Elias Hinshaw (1827-1893) 1,2,4,5,6
 9.........  Eunice Hinshaw (1829-1877) 1,2,4,7
 9.........  Tace Hinshaw (1831-1831) 1,2,4,7
 9.........  Mary Hinshaw (1832-1909) 1,2,4,5,7
Jacob Hinshaw     [ID 00227] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born 10-27-1787, Holly Spring MM, North Carolina.1,2  

He married Mary Davis, 11-14-1816, Holly Spring Meeting House, North Carolina.1,2,8,9  Mary, daughter of Charles Davis & Hannah Piggott, was born 1-26-1796, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,2,6,10  Note that Jacob's brother Stephen married Mary's sister Hannah Davis.  

Jacob Hinshaw died 12-17-1832, Holly Spring MM, North Carolina.1,2  

Widow Mary and family are shown in the 1850 census, Southern Division, Randolph County, North Carolina:5

Mary Hinshaw, age 53, born in North Carolina; $500 real estate.
Elias Hinshaw, age 23, born in North Carolina; farmer.
Mary Hinshaw, age 17, born in North Carolina.

Widow Mary was shown in the 1860 census (Jul 14 1860), living in the household of son Elias in Randolph County, North Carolina:6

Mary Hinshaw, age 63; farmer; $150 real estate; $60 personal property.

Widow Mary was again shown in the 1870 census (Aug 12 1870), living in the household of daughter Rhoda in Moffitt Mills P.O., Randolph County, North Carolina:11

Mary Hinshaw, age 74, born in North Carolina; "no occupation".

Mary died 6-28-1874, Holly Spring MM, North Carolina; buried Holly Spring.1,2,10

(photo)Photo: Marriage certificate record for Jacob Hinshaw & Mary Davis Cane Creek MM marriage records 9

(photo)Photo: Mary Davis gravestone Holly Spring Friends Meeting Cemetery 10


  1. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  2. "Charles and Hannah (Matson) Davis and their descendants" by Earl H. Davis, microfilm #1011836, Item 2, in the LDS Family History Library.
  3. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  4. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  5. 1850 census, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll M432-641, page 118, line #13, dwelling #538, family #545.
  6. 1860 census, Moffetts Mills P.O., Eastern Division, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll M653-910, page 249, line #23, dwelling #309, family #309.
  7. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  9. Society of Friends, Cane Creek MM Records; LDS FHL microfilm #0371251
  10. http://www.findagrave.com.
  11. 1870 census, Moffitt Mills P.O., Pleasant Grove Twp., Randolph County, North Carolina; page 443, line #24, dwelling #95, family #92.

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