(3) 1741: Came with his parents' family to Chester Co., PA.
(3) About 1765: Finally settled at Cane Creek, Orange Co., NC.
(3) Benjamin and his brother John belonged to an organization known as the
Regulators, a band of colonists in the interior of NC who, a few years prior
to the Revolution, organized themselved for the purpose of resisting the
excessive taxation of the British colonial government. For joining this
organization, Benjamin and John Hinshaw were disowned to the Friends' Meeting
at Cane Creek. Benjamin was never reinstated.