Ruth 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....... Ruth Hinshaw (1763-1803)
          +Jacob Moon (1756-1822)
Ruth Hinshaw     [ID 00059] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born 11-6-1763, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

She married Jacob Moon, 9-8-1783, Cane Creek, North Carolina.2,5,7,8,9  Jacob, son of James Moon & Ann Mendenhall, was born 3-18-1756, Frederick County, Virginia.2,5,10,11,12  

Ruth and her sister Abigail were married on the same day at Cane Creek MM.2,13  


Abigail Moon.
James Moon.
Ann Moon.
Ruth Moon.
Elizabeth Moon.
Charity Moon, married William Chamness.
Dinah Moon.
Mary Moon.
Jesse Moon.
Jacob Moon.
Lurany Moon.
Hannah Moon, married Jesse Hinshaw.
Thomas Moon.
Rachel Moon.
Amy Moon.
One of Ruth's children, Hannah Moon, later married Ruth's nephew, Jesse Hinshaw, son of Ruth's brother Jesse, and Hannah's first cousin.2,14  

Ruth Hinshaw died Mar 11 1803, buried Cane Creek MM, North Carolina.10,15,16  

After Ruth died Jacob remarried on Oct 15 1812 to to Mary Bartley Whinery.11,17  

Jacob died 10-14-1822, buried Rocky River Friends Cemetery, North Carolina.10,11,18

(photo)Photo: Marriage certificate record for Ruth Hinshaw & Jacob Moon Cane Creek MM marriage records 13


  1. "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.
  2. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  3. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ireland.
  4. Myers, Albert Cook. "Immigration of Irish Quakers into Pennsylvania", Swarthmore, PA: 1902; GR929.3748 M99 in a local library.
  5. "Hinshaw Chart and List" (1/1/68) by Ralph Edward Pike, from "Family Records of Morgan Co., Ind.", Public Library of Mooresville, Morgan Co., Indiana (LDS microfilm 1509501).
  6. "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.
  7. An untitled single-page typewritten document on yellow paper detailing Hinshaw lines of descent, author unknown - submitted by Fontella Hinshaw.
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  9. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Ohio.
  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. GEDCOM file H6458 at
  12. GEDCOM file g1682.ged at
  13. Society of Friends, Cane Creek MM Records; LDS FHL microfilm #0371251
  14. "North Carolina Marriage Bonds" fiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  15. Contribution from William Banks Hinshaw.
  16. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  17. Contribution from Jan Watson ().
  18. Contribution from Jan Watson () citing:
    "Piedmont NC Cemeteries", Vol. II, Rocky River Friends MM.

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