Elsie Deborah Hinshaw

                                                 ┌── Cyrus Clarkson Hinshaw
                                                 │    1823-1900 
                         ┌── Alonzo B. Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1853-1900          │
                         │                       └── Eliza Jane Pitts
                         │                            1824-1904 
Elsie Deborah Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1880                  │                       ┌── Cyrus Barnard
D: 1958                  │                       │
                         └── Anna Mary Barnard ──┤
                              1857-1927          │
                                                 └── Mary C. Paddock
M: Earl L. Coon

Elsie Deborah Hinshaw     [ID 01023] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 15 1880.1,2  

She married Earl L. Coon3 [Earl Kuhn1,2,4], Mar 22 19003, Henry County, Indiana3.  


Albert Coon, born Jan 18 1908, Henry County, Indiana.
Manford Coon/Kuhn, born Jul 3 1911, Henry County, Indiana.

Elsie lived in/near Markleville, Indiana.2  

Earl died May 30 1957.5  

Elsie Deborah Hinshaw died Aug 1 1958, Iowa City, Iowa; age 78.5  

Elsie's obituary was published in the "Anderson Daily Bulletin" (Anderson, Indiana) on Saturday, August 2, 1958:5

Former Wilkinson
Resident Expires

WILKINSON -- Mrs. Elsie Kuhn, 78, formerly of the Wilkinson Community, died Friday at Iowa City, Ia.  

Mrs. Kuhn was a school teacher for 38 years, teaching at Wilkinson, Kennard, Straughn, Knightstown Children's Home and Greensburg.  

Her husband, Earl Kuhn, died May 30, 1957, whereupon she moved to Iowa to live with her son, a professor at the University of Iowa.  

Surviving are the son, Manford Kuhn; an adopted daughter, Mrs. Faye Harry, Middletown; six grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Zula Hinshaw, Kennard; three brothers, Herbert and Russell Hinshaw, Kennard, and Floyd Hinshaw, Spiceland.  

Services will be held at the Friends Meeting House in Kennard Monday morning at 10 o'clock and friends will be received at the meeting house an hour before the funeral.  Burial will be in Glen Cove Cemetery, Knightstown.


  1. An untitled single-page typewritten document on yellow paper detailing Hinshaw lines of descent, author unknown - submitted by Fontella Hinshaw.
  2. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  3. Henry County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1, Vol. 2,
    1850-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration; Book CC-10, page 435.
  4. Indiana Birth Records Index, 1880-1920. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
  5. Obituary of Elsie (Hinshaw) Kuhn; "Anderson Daily Bulletin", Aug 2 1958;

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