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27. Ruth PIKE4,13,23 was born on 18 August 1744 in Frederick County, Virginia.15 She died on 2 December 1795 at the age of 51 in Deep River, Guilford County, North Carolina.13

Ruth's birth was the 18th day of the 6th month [actually August] of 1744, although many records show it as the 18th of June.

Ruth married Michael Wisner, 7 Nov 1761, Cane Creek, Orange Co NC. Michael was born 4 Apr 1740, Stuttgart, Wurtemberg, Germany, son of Johann and Ursula Weisner. Michael died about 1771 in Rowan Co NC. Ruth married second John Hinshaw, 24 Apr 1776, New Garden Monthly Meeting. John was born 11 Nov 1747, Grange, County Tyrone, Ireland. Ruth had twelve children.

From Hinshaw, Encylopedia of Quaker Genealogy, Vol 1,
p.580, New Garden MM
1776, 4, 27. Ruth, widow, dt. John Pike, Orange Co, rmt (reported married to) John Hinshaw
p.367 Cane Creek MM
Michael Wisener, b. 4 mo. 1740, Gearminy (sic)
Ruth Wisener, dt. John & Abigail Pike, b. 6-18-1744, Frederick Co, VA
Ch: Micajah, b. 1-20-1762, Orange Co
John, b. 1-30-1764, Orange Co
Abigail, b. 2-24-1766, Orange Co
William, b. 2-6-1768, Orange Co
Ruth - b. 9-19-1770, Orange Co

A FindAGrave page notes that Ruth Pike Weisner is buried Deep River Friends Cemetery, High Point, Guilford Co, NC but doesn't take into account that she subsequently marred John Hinshaw.

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John Hinshaw m (1) Ruth Pike, 26 Apr 1776
He m (2) Ann Haisley, 1799 (her second marriage)

Ann Haisley m (1) John Phillips, about 1780
She m (3) William Hinshaw, 1802 (he was the son of Jacob Hinshaw and Rebecca
Macky; I don't know his relationship with John Hinshaw)

Ruth PIKE and Michael WEISNER were married on 7 November 1761 in Cane Creek, Orange County, North Carolina. Michael WEISNER23 was born in 1740. He died in 1773 at the age of 33 in Rowan County, North Carolina.

Michael was born the 4th month (June) of 1740. Believed to be buried Deep River Friends Church Cemetery, High Point, Guilford, NC.

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From what evidence is available in Michael Weisner's will, probated 1773, Rowan County, NC, and deed records of Stokes County, NC, Michael was a neighbor of his brother-in-law, Issac Williams. Issac married Rachel Pike, sister to Ruth Pike Weisner.
In his will probated in 1773, Michael willed his property as follows: Micajah, lower end of plantation adjoining the Issac Williams' plantation; John, the middle section; William, the upper section; his spouse, Ruth, and daughters, Ruth and Abigail, to live on the plantation and receive other compensations.
Other early land transactions involving Ruth and her children are also noted in the public records of NC.
1. The sale of property of Issac Williams to Micajah Weisner. This tract,
sold to Micajah, consisted of 350 acres.
2. The honoring of a claim of Robert Walker and Sam Cummings, by the State of
NC, for 300 acres on the waters of Muddy Creek, adjoining the entry
(Moravian), then running up the creek for quantity, including Isaac Williams'
and John Hinshaw's plantation, August 20, 1778.

Ruth PIKE and Michael WEISNER had the following children:



Micajah WEISNER.



John WEISNER was born on 30 January 1764 in Orange County, Virginia.



Abigail WEISNER.



William WEISNER was born on 6 February 1768.

Most online databases have no further information regrading William.

A William Weiser, a nephew, maried Rachel Moon in 1812, He had a 2nd marriage, to Rebecca Hinshaw, William was a son of Micajah & Abigail Hinshaw. Rebecca was the daughter of Jesse & Elizabeth Hinshaw.




Ruth PIKE and John HINSHAW were married on 27 April 1776 in Guilford County, North Carolina. John HINSHAW23, son of Jesse HINSHAW and Abigail MARSHILL, was born in 1747 in County Tyrone, Ireland. He died on 22 September 1800 at the age of 53 in Stokes County, North Carolina.

John was born the 11d 8m [Oct] 1747. He was the son of Jesse Hinshaw, b. 25 Nov 1720, County Tyron, Ireland, d. 29 Apr 1797, Orange Co, NC - buried Cane Creek Cemetery and Abigail Marshill, b. ca 1721, d. 18 Mar 1806, the daughter of Benjamin Marshill & Ruth Bell. [Although Abigail's parents were not traced on "The Quaker Collection" website, other Marshills that married into the Hindshaw family were also from Ireland.

John and Ruth Pike were married at the New Garden Monthly Meeting, 1776.
Their children were [dates on the Family Group Sheet have been converted from the Quaker dates and may be somewhat incorrect:
John Hinshaw, b. 2 Jun 1777, d. ca 1836, Morgan Co IN, married Lydia Macy, 16 Oct 1799, Deep River MM
Mary Hinshaw, b. 6 Jul 1779, d. 12 May 1781, Stokes Co NC
Jesse Hinshaw, b. 2 Nov 1780, married (1) Eunice Gifford, 15 Oct 1801, Deep River MM, and (2) Armilla Primm, 17 Jan 1822, at Marlborough MM in Randolph Co NC
Benjamin Hinshaw, b. 14 Dec 1782, d. ca 1866 in Henry Co IN; married Annis Bowman, 15 Jan 1807, New Garden MM
Jonathan Hinshaw, b. 11 Sep 1784, d. 8 Jul 1785, Stokes Co NC
Seth Hinshaw, b. 11 Feb 1787; married (1) Hannah Beeson, 21 Jun 1809, Center MM, Guilford Co NC, and (2) Abigail Rich, 16 Apr 1823, Marlborough MM
Susanna Hinshaw, b. 1 Sep 1789, Stokes Co NC

After the death of Ruth in Dec of 1795, John married Mrs. Ann Haisley Philips, widow of John Philips; they were married at Deep River which was set off from New Garden in 1778. No children of that marriage.