Jacob Lindley 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...... Absolom Hinshaw (1728-?) m Rebecca Haddock 
 7....... Absolom Hinshaw (1752-1830) m Elizabeth Hinshaw (c1753-1833)
 8........ Jacob Hinshaw (1787-1832) m Mary Davis (1796-1874)
 9......... Elias Hinshaw (1827-1893) m Martitia Macon (1830-1877)
10.......... Jacob Lindley Hinshaw (1855-1904)
             +Lydia Margaret Davis (1855-1924)
11...........  Stephen Edgar Hinshaw (1876-1886) 1,2,3
11...........  Eddie S. Hinshaw (1876-1886) 2
11...........  Letha R. Hinshaw (1876-1971) 2,3
11...........  Letha Arletta Hinshaw (c1878-1882) 1,3
11...........  L. H. Hinshaw (c1879-?) 4
11...........  John Clarence Hinshaw (1882-1952) 1,2
11...........  J. L. Hinshaw (c1884-?) 4
11...........  Loren William Hinshaw (1884-1964) 1,2
Jacob Lindley Hinshaw     [ID 00800] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born 10-23-1855, Holly Spring MM, North Carolina.2,4,5,6,7,8  

He married Lydia Margaret Davis, Feb 19 1875, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,2,9  Lydia, daughter of John P. Davis & Sarah Davis, was born Dec 6 1855, Hamilton County, Indiana.2,10  

Jacob and family were shown in the 1880 census, Pleasant Township, Butler County, Kansas:3

Hinshaw, Jacob L., age 24, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; farmer.
Hinshaw, Lydia, wife, age 24, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; keeping house.
Hinshaw, Stephen E., son, age 3, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Lethie O., daughter, age 2, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana.

Jacob Lindley Hinshaw died Feb 2 19041,2,11 [Feb 12 190512], Rose Hill, Butler County, Kansas1,2,11; buried Friends Cemetery, on Silknitter Road, east of Rose Hill, Kansas1,2,11.  

Jacob's obituary was published in "The American Friend" on March 9, 1905 (page 170).12  

Widow Lydia was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 10 1920), living alone in Rose Hill, Butler County, Kansas:13

Hinshaw, Lydia M., age 64, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; widow; rented home; occupation: none.

Lydia remarried in 1923 to Isaac L. Pitts.2  

Lydia died Jan 5 1924.2  Lydia's death was reported in a newspaper obituary, as follows:2

Lydia M. Davis, daughter of John and Sarah Davis, born in Hamilton County, Indiana on December 6, 1855.  She was married to Jacob L. Hinshaw, February 13, 1875.  In this union was born 4 children, 3 sons and 1 daughter.  ... [unclear] ...  Her husband and 2 children preceeded her in death.  ... [unclear] ...  She was a member of Friends Church ... [unclear] ...  She was married to Isaac L. Pitts, July 2, 1923.  She died January 5, 1924, leaving her husband, son and their families, one sister, Mrs. Lizzie Bond, and 2 brothers, E.B. and J.C. Davis all of Rose Hill, Ks and a host of friends to mourn her death.  ... [more, unclear] ...

(photo)Photo: Jacob Lindley Hinshaw & Lydia Margaret Davis possibly at their wedding (speculative) 14

(photo)Photo: Jacob Lindley Hinshaw & Lydia Margaret Davis with sons John Clarence and Loren William Hinshaw, probably about 1890 14


  1. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  2. Family lineage and history by Marilyn L. Withrow ()
  3. 1880 LDS census index, Pleasant Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T9-0375, page 111D.
  4. "The Genealogical Journal", Randolph County [NC] Genealogical Society, Vol VI, Number 1, Winter 1982.
  5. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  6. "Charles and Hannah (Matson) Davis and their descendants" by Earl H. Davis, microfilm #1011836, Item 2, in the LDS Family History Library.
  7. 1860 census, Moffetts Mills P.O., Eastern Division, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll M653-910, page 249, line #23, dwelling #309, family #309.
  8. 1870 census, Eagletown P.O., Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll M593-319, page 199, line #13, dwelling #331, family #326.
  9. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book 5, page 84).
  10. Posting Jul 23 2003 by Marilyn Withrow to the Davis message board:
  11. Posting Feb 19 2001 by "GHokeness" () to HINSHAW-L.
  12. Earlham College Library; "American Friend Obituary Index":
  13. 1920 census, Rose Hill, Richland Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T625-524, ED 34, page 2B, line #58, dwelling #47, family #48.
  14. Photo courtesy of Marilyn Withrow.

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