James Ezra Hinshaw

                                                      ┌── Roland Hinshaw
                                                      │    1867-1927 
                      ┌── James Deane Hinshaw ────────┤
                      │    1892-1979                  │
                      │                               └── Mary Knight
                      │                                    1871-1955 
James Ezra Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1922               │                               ┌── Charles L. Weidinger
D: 1998               │                               │
No Issue              └── Kathryn Adaline Weidinger ──┤
                           1901-1991                  │
                                                      └── Elizabeth A. McCardle
M: Dorothy Lain

James Ezra Hinshaw     [ID 10573] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 27 1922, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

He married Dorothy Lain8 [Dorothy Lane1], May 24 19588, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois8.  Dorothy, daughter of John F. Lain & Cecile V. Cade, was born Dec 15 1933, Osman, McLean County, Illinois.2,6,8  

No children.1  

In 1998 James was living in/near Paris, Henry County, Tennessee.2  

James Ezra Hinshaw died May 3 1998, Paris, Henry County, Tennessee; age 76.1,2,3,6,7,9  

Dorothy died Sep 24 1998, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois; buried Bellflower Township Cemetery, 3850 East Road, Bellflower, McLean County, Illinois.2,6,8  

Dorothy's obituary appeared in the Bloomington (Illinois) "Pantagraph" on Sep 26, 1998:8

Dorothy Lain Hinshaw, 64, of 69 Willow Creek Village Mobile Court, Bloomington, died at 11:07 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 24, 1998) at 110 Willow Creek Village, while visiting her brother.  Her funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at Metzler-Froelich Memorial Home, Bloomington, with the Rev. Richard Gray officiating.  Burial will be at Bellflower Cemetery, Bellflower.  Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the memorial home.  Memorials may be made to the McLean County Heart Association.  Mrs. Hinshaw was born Dec. 15, 1933, in Osman, a daughter of John and Cecile Cade Lain.  She married James E. Hinshaw on May 24, 1958, in Peoria.  He died May 3, 1998.  Survivors include two sons, Stephen "Mike" (Brenda) Leach, Paris, Tenn.; and James Robert Carwile, Holt Summit, Mo.; one brother, Frank (Linn) Lain, Bloomington; two sisters, Velma (Loren) Kaufman and Lilly Weihmeir, both of Bloomington; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and one great-granddaughter.

Social Security information for James Ezra Hinshaw: 350-12-5718

Social Security information for Dorothy Lain: 320-26-1861


  1. Contribution from Mary G. Tidwell ().
  2. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  3. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Jennifer Knight ().
  4. 1930 census, Bloomington Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T626-535, ED 9, page 6B, line #85, dwelling #117, family #117.
  5. 1940 census, Bloomington Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T627-841, ED 57-9, page 8B, line #60, household #151.
  6. http://www.findagrave.com.
  7. Ancestry Family Tree data "Hinshaw Tree" posted by "Judith Curtin".
  8. Obituary of Dorothy Lain Hinshaw, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Sep 26 1998.
  9. Shelby County, Tennessee, Register of Deeds; Archives:

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