Ross Louis Hinshaw

                                                           ┌── David Hinshaw
                                                           │    1818-1870 
                      ┌── William Ezra Hinshaw ────────────┤
                      │    1855-1943                       │
                      │                                    └── Elizabeth Ann Lewis
                      │                                         1824-1888 
Ross Louis Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1890               │                                    ┌── Enoch Janeway
D: 1925               │                                    │
                      └── Ruth Samantha "Mantie" Janeway ──┤
                           1860-1935                       │
                                                           └── Phebe Hockett
M: Effie L. Vickers
   ├── Hazel Alma Hinshaw (1916-1983) 1,2,3
   └── Lemmoine Gordon Hinshaw (1917-1987) 2,3

Ross Louis Hinshaw     [ID 10387] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul 3 1890, Kellogg, Jasper County, Iowa.1,2,4  

He married Effie L. Vickers, 1913.1  Effie was born May 23 1896, Texas.1,2  

On Jun 5 1917 Ross Louis Hinshaw, age 26, registered for the World War I draft in Chaves County, New Mexico.  He declared he was born July 3rd 1890 in Jasper County, Iowa, and was then residing in Hagerman, [Chaves County,] New Mexico where he was occupied in "ranching work", employed by "Midwest Investment".  He declared he had a wife and a child, 17 months old.  He claimed an exemption due to "dependent family".  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, dark brown hair.4  

Ross and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 25 1920), 312 North Union St., Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico:2

Hinshaw, Ross L., head-of-household, age 27 (or 29 - unclear), born in Iowa, parents born in Iowa; rented home; occupation: foreman, road camp.
Hinshaw, Effie L., wife, age 24, born in Texas; father born in [..unclear..]; mother born in Texas.
Hinshaw, Hazel A., daughter, age 3 years 11 months [unclear], born in New Mexico; father born in Iowa; mother born in Texas.
Hinshaw, Lemmoine G., son, age 2 years 3 months [unclear], born in New Mexico; father born in Iowa; mother born in Texas.

Ross Louis Hinshaw died Jul 9 1925, Lincoln County, New Mexico; age 35.5  


  1. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  2. 1920 census, Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico; roll T625-1074, ED 5, page 4A, line #26, dwelling #69, family #79.
  3. RootsWeb California Death Records database:
  4. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  5. New Mexico Deaths, 1899-1940; USGenWeb Archives:

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