John Hyndshaw

 1. John Hyndshaw (<1700->1741)
 2.. James Hyndshaw (1720->1770) 1
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John Hyndshaw2,3 [John Handshaw4].

Born before 1700.2  

John was a "bookbinder".5  On Feb 25 1729 John's book shop was mentioned in Benjamin Franklin's "Pennsylvania Gazette":3

Hyndshaw, John, whose shop is in Market St., opposite to the Presbyterian Meeting-house in Phila. - sells books and stationery and binds books.
Again on May 7 1730 John's shop was mentioned in Ben Franklin's newspaper:3
Hyndshaw, John, at the Sign of the Two Bibles in Market St., over against the Presbyterian Meeting-house in Phila. - binds and sells books.

On September 18, 1732, John was a witness to the will of John Mitchell of Cossiam, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.6  

On July 4, 1733, John was a bondsman to the will of John Drummond, Earl of Melfort.7  

On November 6, 1733, John was a witness to the will of David Griffin of Wallpack, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.5  

On November 30, 1741, John was a bondsman for the will of Elizabeth Allen of Essex County, New Jersey.5  

In 1786 John is shown in the Federal Tax List of Allen Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania:4

John Handshaw: 150 acres, 3 horses, 4 cattle, tax: £1.
John is again shown in the 1788 Allen Township Federal Tax List:8
John Handshaw: 150 acres, 2 horses, 4 cattle, tax: £18, 4 shillings.

John Hyndshaw died after 1741, Essex County, New Jersey.5  

See also: Jacob Hinshaw who immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1741 and who might be related.  

See also: Moses Hinshaw who was married in Philadelphia in 1777, and who might have been related.  

See also: Conrad Hanshew who lived in Pennsylvania in this same era and who might be related.  

See also: Joseph Henshaw whose family lived in Pennsylvania in this same era and who might be related.  

See also: Nicholas Henshaw who was born in Philadelphia in 1705, and who might have been related.  

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Sources

  1. Contribution from Cindy Owens () citing:
    "Compendium of Genealogy" by Virkus.
  2. Contribution from Cindy Owens ().
  3. "Abstracts from Ben Franklin's Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-1748";
    Kenneth Scott; Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1975.
  4. 1786 Federal Tax List: Allen Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; USGenWeb Archives.
  5. Contribution from Cindy Owens () citing:
    "NJ Colonial Documents, Calendar of Wills 1730-1750 VOL II",
    edited by A. Van Doren Honeyman, c1918.
  6. Contribution from Cindy Owens () citing:
    "NJ Colonial Documents, Calendar of Wills 1730-1750 VOL II",
    edited by A. Van Doren Honeyman, c1918 (page 341).
  7. Contribution from Cindy Owens () citing:
    "NJ Colonial Documents, Calendar of Wills 1730-1750 VOL II",
    edited by A. Van Doren Honeyman, c1918 (page 197).
  8. 1788 Federal Tax List: Allen Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; USGenWeb Archives.


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