1. William Henshall m Margerie Gyll 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-(c1631) 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) m Annas Bowman (1790-1865) 9......... Benjamin Franklin Henshaw (1820-1887) +Margaret Jane Morgan (1824-1898) 10.......... Albert E. Hinshaw (1846-1881) 10.......... Lenora Hinshaw (c1849-1928) 10.......... Elizabeth Henshaw (c1851-?) 10.......... Angeline Henshaw (1858-1929) 10.......... Arthur Morgan Hinshaw (1860-1945) 10.......... Logan Hinshaw (1864-1941)
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(Benjamin Franklin Henshaw)30,a    (Benjamin Franklin Hinshaw)155,b,c    (Franklin Hinshaw)d
Benjamin and his family spelled their surname "Henshaw".30
Born 8-6-1820, Marlborough MM, Randolph County, North Carolina.2,51,c,191
He married Margaret Jane Morgan, Sep 27 1842, Henry County, Indiana.30,51,155,b,191,e    Margaret, daughter of Michael Morgan & Mary Goddard, was born 6-1-1824, Camden County, New Jersey.30,51,e
Benjamin was a merchant in Dunreith, Indiana.30
Benjamin and family were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 3 1850), Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana:a
Benjamin Franklin Henshaw died Dec 15 1887, age 67y 4m 9d; buried Greensboro Friends Cemetery, Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana.30,191,g
At Spiceland MM on 4-7-1894, Margaret was received in membership.51
At Spiceland MM on 1-4-1896, Margaret and son Logan were granted a certificate to New Castle MM.51
Margaret died Mar 19 1898, age 79y 3m 19d; buried Greensboro Friends Cemetery, Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana.g,30,205
Benjamin's biography was published in the 1884 book "History of Henry County, Indiana":e
Benjamin F. Henshaw, merchant, Dunreith, Ind., has been for more than forty years prominently identified with the business interest of Henry County.    He was born in Randolph County, N. C., Aug. 6, 1820, a son of Benjamin and Anice (Bowman) Henshaw, natives of North Carolina, the former of Irish and the latter of English descent.    Benjamin Henshaw, Sr., was a farmer and cabinet-maker in his native State.    In 1832 he moved to Indiana and lived in Wayne County one year.    He then purchased a farm in Greensboro Township, Henry County, where he lived till his death in 1866, aged eighty-four years.    His wife died in 1865, aged seventy-five years.    They reared a family of twelve children, nine of whom are living.    They were active members of the Friends Society till the agitation of the slavery question, when they took a prominent part on the side of abolition.    They were well-known and esteemed throughout the entire county.    Benjamin F. Henshaw remained with his parents till eighteen years of age and then went to Knightstown and served an apprenticeship of three years at the blacksmith's trade.    He then engaged in business for himself twelve years, and in 1853 went to Greensboro and engaged in the mercantile business twelve years, and at the same time carried on a large farm.    In 1865 he moved to Dunreith where he has a large stock of general merchandise, being the leading merchant of the town.    He also has a landed estate of 325 acres.    Mr. Henshaw was married Sept. 27, 1842, to Margaret Morgan, a daughter of Michael and Mary (Goddard) Morgan, who came from New Jersey to Henry County in 1840.    They have had nine children; but four are living -- Albert E., Nora L., Elizabeth and Angie.    Arthur M., Logan and three infants are deceased.    Mr. Henshaw is a member of Dunreith Lodge, No. 341, I. O. O. F.
2. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
30. "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.
51. "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.
155. "Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850", Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division: http://www.in.gov/library/genealogy.htm
191. "Webster Parry's Abstracts of Quaker Records", LDS microfilm #0367987
205. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
(a) 1850 census, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll M432-151, page 295, line #11, dwelling #639, family #639.
(b) "Indiana Marriages to 1850" (www.ancestry.com).
(c) Seth Hinshaw family bible, from "Hinshaw Family Bible Records",
LDS microfilm 1906029, Item 1.
(d) Posting Jan 9 2001 by Lora Radiches () to INDIANA-L, citing:
biography of Elias Hinshaw:
"Compendium of Biography of Henry County, Indiana" by B.F. Bowen; pg 638.
(e) Biographical sketch of Benjamin F. Henshaw; USGenWeb Archives:
(f) 1850 census, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll M432-151, page 295, line #8, dwelling #638, family #638.
(g) Greensboro Friends Cemetery burials; Henry County Genealogical Services:
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