Benjamin H. 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........ Benjamin H. Hinshaw (1782-1866)
           +Annas Bowman (1790-1865)
 9.........  John Hinshaw (1807-1882) 1,2,3,4,5,6
 9.........  William Benjamin Hinshaw (1808-1891) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
 9.........  Anna H. Hinshaw (1810-1887) 1,2,5,6
 9.........  Susanna H. Hinshaw (1811-1910) 1,2,3,5,6
 9.........  Jesse Benjamin Hinshaw (1813-1862) 1,2,3,5,6,8,9,10
 9.........  Edmund B. Hinshaw (1815-1883) 1,2,3,5,6,8
 9.........  Seth Hinshaw (1818-1906) 1,2,4,5,6,8
 9.........  Benjamin Franklin Henshaw (1820-1887) 1,2,4,6,8,10
 9.........  Cyrus Clarkson Hinshaw (1823-1900) 1,2,4,6,8
 9.........  David Lindsey Hinshaw (1826-1909) 2,3,4,5,6,8,11
 9.........  Millie Maria Hinshaw (1828-1905) 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,11
 9.........  Elias Hinshaw (1830-1900) 2,3,4,6,8,11
Benjamin H. Hinshaw     [ID 00232] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born 12-14-1782, Marlborough MM, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,2,3,4,7,12,13,14  

At Deep River MM on 12-3-1806, Benjamin was granted a certificate to New Garden MM, to marry.1  

He married Annas Bowman [Annis Bowman3,9, Anis Bowman, Anas Bowman1,3,4,7,12, Anney Bowman1, Annie Bowman15], 1-15-1807, New Garden MM, North Carolina.  Annas, daughter of William Bowman & Anna Workman, was born 5-3-1790, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,2,3,4,10,11,12,13,14  

Annie's family originally came from Wales.16  

At New Garden MM on 2-28-1807, Annis was granted a certificate to Deep River MM.1  

At Deep River MM on 4-6-1807, Annis was received on a certificate from New Garden MM dated 2-28-1807.1  

At Deep River MM on 5-3-1813, Benjamin & family, and Anney & two daughters, were granted certificates to Center MM.1  

Benjamin and family were shown in the 1830 census, Randolph County, Indiana:17

Benjamin Hinshaw household:
2 males under age 5 (Cyrus and David)
2 males age 5-10 (Benjamin and Seth)
1 male age 10-15 (Edmund)
1 male age 15-20 (Jesse)
1 male age 20-30 (William)
1 male age 40-50 (Benjamin)
1 female under age 5 (Millie)
1 female age 15-20 (Susanna)
1 female age 20-30 (Anna)
1 female age 40-50 (Annas)
12 persons total in household.

At Marlborough MM on 3-8-1832, Annis was granted a certificate to White Water MM, Indiana.  Apparently they changed their minds because shortly thereafter, on 9-6-1832, Benjamin, Annis & family were granted certificates to Chester MM, Wayne County, Indiana.1  

At New Garden MM (Indiana) on 3-16-1833, Benjamin & sons Jesse B., Edward, Seth, Benjamin F., Cyrus C., David L., & Elias were received on a certificate from Marlborough MM, N.C., endorsed from Chester MM.  On the same date, Annis and daughter Millie M. were received on a certificate from Marlborough MM.8  

Benjamin & Annis stayed about one year in Wayne County, Indiana, then settled on a farm near Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana.11  

At New Garden MM on 4-19-1834, Benjamin & wife Annis & children Benjamin F., Cyrus C., David L., Mille Mariah, & Elias were granted a certificate to Duck Creek MM.  Note that sons Jesse, Edmund, & Seth did not choose to follow (although Seth did follow later).8  

At Duck Creek MM on 5-22-1834, Benjamin & wife Annis & children Benjamin F., Cyrus E. (?), David F. (?), Mills (?), Mariah (?) & Elias were received on a certificate from New Garden MM.4,11  

Benjamin and family were shown in the 1840 census, Henry County, Indiana:18

Benjamin Hinshaw household:
1 male age 6-10 (Elias)
1 male age 10-15 (David)
1 male age 16-20 (Cyrus)
1 male age 50-60 (Benjamin)
1 female age 10-15 (Millie)
1 female age 50-60 (Annas)

Benjamin and Annis were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 2 1850), Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana:13

Benjamin Henshaw, age 67, born in North Carolina; farmer; $1600 real estate.
Annis Henshaw, age 60, born in North Carolina; cannot read or write.
Living next door in 1850 was the family of daughter Millie Maria.19  

Duck Creek MM on 11-23-1843 recorded "Benjamin & Annis Hinshaw, Duck Creek PM, complained of for joining the Anti-Slavery Friends.  Disowned 2-22-1844."4  

At Duck Creek MM on 6-25-1857, Annis was reinstated in membership.4  

Benjamin and Annis were shown in the 1860 census (Aug 15 1860), Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana:14

Benjamin Henshaw, age 77, born in North Carolina; $400 real estate; $2000 personal property.
Annis Henshaw, age 70, born in North Carolina.

Annas died 11-30-18652,3,4,9,10,11, Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana2,3,4,9,10,11; age 75Y 6M 27D2,3,4,9,10,11 [Greensboro Friends Cemetery20].  

Benjamin H. Hinshaw died Jul 1 18663,9,10,12,21, Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana3,9,10,12,21; age 83Y 6M 17D3,9,10,12,21 [Greensboro Friends Cemetery20].  

Benjamin's oil portrait hangs (in 1982 anyway) in the Henry County Historical Genealogical Rooms (??).  Painted by Benjamin's niece, Mary Ellen Hinshaw Branson of Milton, Indiana.11  


Sources

  1. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  2. "Webster Parry's Abstracts of Quaker Records", LDS microfilm #0367987
  3. "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.
  4. "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.
  5. Contribution from A. M. Greenlee ().
  6. Seth Hinshaw family bible, from "Hinshaw Family Bible Records",
    LDS microfilm 1906029, Item 1.
  7. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  8. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 2, 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.
  9. Contribution from William Banks Hinshaw.
  10. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  11. "Hinshaw-Bernard and Related Families" by Cordelia E. Bogue Wright, in the Family History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS), microfiche #6019151.
  12. An untitled single-page typewritten document on yellow paper detailing Hinshaw lines of descent, author unknown - submitted by Fontella Hinshaw.
  13. 1850 census, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll M432-151, page 294, line #5, dwelling #613, family #613.
  14. 1860 census, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll M653-266, page 448, line #25, dwelling #1693, family #39.
  15. Contribution from Patrick Joseph Vance ().
  16. Biography of Seth Hinshaw; from "History of Henry County, Indiana".
  17. 1830 census, Regiment 2 (New Salem), Randolph County, North Carolina; roll M19-125, page 71.
  18. 1840 census, Henry County, Indiana; USGenWeb Archives (page 110, line 18).
  19. 1850 census, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll M432-151, page 294, line #7, dwelling #614, family #614.
  20. Greensboro Friends Cemetery burials; Henry County Genealogical Services:
    http://www.hcgs.net/greenscem.html.
  21. Contribution from Lyn Matthiesen ().


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