Silas 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...... Jacob Hinshaw (1710-1796) m Rebecca Mackey (c1716-1796)
 7....... Benjamin Hinshaw (1738-1840) m Elisabeth Hinshaw (1750-1823)
 8........ Jacob A. Hinshaw (1778-1826) m Abigail Allen (?-1806)
 9......... Silas Hinshaw (1806-1828)
            +Elizabeth Cox (1803-?)
10..........  Abigail Carolyn Hinshaw (1828-1899) 1,2,3
Silas Hinshaw     [ID 00243] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born 7-1-1806, Holly Spring MM, North Carolina.1  

He married Elizabeth Cox1,4,5,6 [Elisabeth Cox1], 12-20-18271,4,5,6, Holly Spring MM, North Carolina1,4,5,6.  Elizabeth, daughter of Charles Cox & Amy (Amey) Barker, was born 3-8-1803, Holly Spring MM, North Carolina.1,5  

Silas Hinshaw died 5-20-1828, Holly Spring MM, North Carolina.1  

After Silas' death, on 12-27-1832 Elizabeth remarried to Amos Comer, son of William & Nancy Comer (b 2-28-1807).  Note also that Amos Comer & Elizabeth named their first son Silas.1,5  

This family was shown in the 1850 census, Randolph County, North Carolina:7

Amos Comer, age 48, born in North Carolina; farmer; $600 real estate.
Elizabeth Comer, age 47, born in North Carolina.
Abigail Hinshaw, age 21, born in North Carolina.
Silas Comer, age 16, born in North Carolina; attended school.
Nancy Comer, age 13, born in North Carolina; attended school.
Aaron Comer, age 8, born in North Carolina; attended school.

At Holly Spring MM on 3-20-1852, Amos Comer & wife Elizabeth & children Silas, Nancy, Aaron, & stepdaughter Elizabeth [sic - Abigail] Hinshaw, were granted certificates to West Union MM, Morgan County, Indiana.1  

At West Union MM (Indiana) on 6-14-1852, Amos Comer & wife Elizabeth and children Silas, Nancy, & Aaron, and step-daughter Abigail C. Hinshaw, were received on a certificate from Holly Spring MM, N.C.8  

At West Union MM on 1-10-1853, Amos Comer & wife Elizabeth and children Silas, Nancy, & Aaron, and step-daughter Abigail C. Hinshaw, were granted a certificate to Mississinewa MM.8  


Sources

  1. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  2. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  3. "Mendenhall-DL Genealogical Database", http://www.mendenhall.org/mfa/gedcom/MFA-Dean-Leonard/index.html, from William Dean Leonard ().
  4. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  5. "Charles and Hannah (Matson) Davis and their descendants" by Earl H. Davis, microfilm #1011836, Item 2, in the LDS Family History Library.
  6. Family lineage contributed by Edwin Everett Hinshaw
  7. 1850 census, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll 641, page 132, dwelling #761, family #770.
  8. "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.


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