Benjamin Urie Shinn Sr


Personal and Family Information

Benjamin was born in 1753 in Concord, Cabarrus, NC or Hopewell, VA, the son of Samuel Shinn Sr and Abigail Urie.

He died in 1801 in Cabarrus, NC.

His wife was Rebecca Carlock. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their eight known children were Joseph (?-?), Abigail (1796-1844), Solomon (?-?), Catherine (?-?), Sarah (?-?), Benjamin (?-?), Moses (?-?) and Josiah Carlock (?-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Benjamin Urie Shinn Sr


Samuel Shinn Sr


Thomas Shinn


Mary Stockton


Richard "The Emigrant" Stockton


Abigail Stockton


Abigail Urie


Joshua Urie


Ann Gaskell



Place: Concord, Cabarrus, NC or Hopewell, VA
Place: Cabarrus, NC


Note 1

A captain in NC militia in 1779; held a command in Mecklenberg in 1782-1790. Left an estate of 1000 acres and several negroes in Concord, Cabarrus, NC.