Jacob Hinshaw

about 1768–1811 (Age 43)
Randolph, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Hinshaw was born about 1768, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Hinshaw, was 21 and his mother, Hannah Elinor Seasfield, was 23. He had at least 1 son with Nancy Ann Clanton. He died in 1811, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 43.

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Jacob Hinshaw
Nancy Ann Clanton
Eli Hinshaw

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    Nancy Ann Clanton




    Eli Hinshaw


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+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 8

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 13

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a variant of Henshaw 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Jacob Hinshaw, "United States Census, 1810"

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