Jesse 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...... William Hinshaw (1715-1803) m Mary Courtney 
 7....... William Hinshaw  m Rachel Martin (1758-1849)
 8........ Jesse Hinshaw (1801-1888)
           +Mary Alexander (c1800-?)
 9.........  Leonard Washington Hinshaw (1827-1864) 1,2,3,4
 9.........  William D. Hinshaw (1829-1882) 1,3,5
 9.........  Milton H. Hinshaw (1831-1883) 1,3,4,5
 9.........  Elizabeth Hinshaw (1834-?) 1,3,5
 9.........  Rachael Lucetta Hinshaw (1837-?) 1,3,4,5,6
 9.........  Nancy Loretta Hinshaw (1837-?) 1,3,4,5,6
 9.........  John Hinshaw (1841-?) 1,3,4,5
 9.........  Jesse Hinshaw (1844-?) 1,3,4
 9.........  Rebecca Ann Hinshaw (1847-?) 1,3,4,5
Jesse Hinshaw     [ID 00764] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Feb 14 1801, Guilford County, North Carolina.1,3,4  

He married Mary Alexander1,3,7,8 [Polly Alexander7], Jan 14 18261,3,7,8, Guilford County, North Carolina1,3,7,8.  Mary, daughter of Matthew Alexander & Nancy Innis, was born about 1800, Georgia.1,2,3,5  

A marriage bond was recorded for Jesse & Polly Alexander on Jan 14 1826, Guilford County, North Carolina.7  

Jesse and family were shown in the 1850 census (Oct 11 1850), Sullivan County, Tennessee, as follows:9

Jesse Hansher, age 48, born in North Carolina; potter; $200 real estate.
Mary Hansher, age 49, born in Georgia.
Wm Hansher, age 21, born in Tennessee; potter.
Milton Hansher, age 19, born in Tennessee; farmer.
Elizabeth Hansher, age 16, born in Tennessee.
Rebecca Hansher, age 13, born in Tennessee.
Nancy Hansher, age 13, born in Tennessee.
Jno Hansher, age 8, born in Tennessee.
Rachel Hansher, age 3, born in Tennessee.

Jesse and family were again shown in the 1860 census (Jul 10 1860), Sullivan County, Tennessee:10

Jesse Henshaw, age 58, born in North Carolina; potter; $60 personal property.
Mary Henshaw, age 58, born in Georgia; housekeeper.
Rachael L. Henshaw, age 23, born in Tennessee; housekeeper.
Nancy L. Henshaw, age 23, born in Tennessee; housekeeper.
Rebecca A. Henshaw, age 14, born in Tennessee; attended school.

Jesse Hinshaw died Apr 6 1888, Guilford County, North Carolina.1,3  

Mary died in Sullivan County, Tennessee.1,4  


  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. Contribution from BeckyHallie Hinshaw.
  3. "Hinshaw Family Genealogical Notes", apparently prepared for William Wade Hinshaw by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1571899, Items 7-8
  4. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  5. 1850 census, Sullivan County, Tennessee; roll 897, page 72, dwelling #872.
  6. Contribution from Danielle Kilcrease ().
  7. "North Carolina Marriage Bonds" fiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - North Carolina.
  9. 1850 census, Sullivan County, Tennessee; roll 897, page 72, line #4, dwelling #872, family #872.
  10. 1860 census, District 6, Sullivan County, Tennessee; page 47B, line #16, dwelling #573, family #573.

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