Wilford J. T. Hinshaw

                                                       ┌── Thomas H. Hinshaw
                                                       │    1852-1927 
                         ┌── Francis Orlindo Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1879-1959                │
                         │                             └── Levina F. Marshall
                         │                                  1848-1920 
Wilford J. T. Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1908                  │                             ┌── John Michael
D: 1974                  │                             │
                         └── Eula Michael ─────────────┤
                              1884-1968                │
                                                       └── Elizabeth Traford
M: Evelyn McGillis

M: Mildred C. Larson

Wilford J. T. Hinshaw     [ID 10834] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 4 1908, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

In 1926 Wilford was a junior at Traverse City High School in Traverse City, Michigan.9  

He married Evelyn McGillis, Jul 4 1935, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.10,11  Evelyn was born about 1913, Michigan.5  

Wilford and Evelyn were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 11 1940), 1020 Randolph, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan:5

Hinshaw, Wilfred, head-of-household, age 32, born in Michigan; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; rented home ($15/month rent); occupation: sales manager, [..unclear..]; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1820 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Evelyn, wife, age 27, born in Michigan; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.

Wilford & Evelyn divorced Jun 7 1941, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.11  

In 1947 Wilford was living in Long Lake, Michigan.12  

He then married Mildred C. Larson10,13 [Mildred Campbell13], Dec 7 195310,13, 961 Ave. B, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan10,13.  Mildred, daughter of Howard M. Campbell.13  

Wilford's marriage was announced in the "Traverse City Record Eagle" (Traverse City, Michigan) on Thursday, December 17, 195313 (see scan below).  

In 1974 Wilford was living in Long Lake, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.1,7  

Wilford J. T. Hinshaw died Aug 19 1974, Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan; age 66.1,6,7,8,14,15  

Wilford's obituary was published in the "Traverse City Record Eagle" (Traverse City, Michigan) on Tuesday, August 20, 1974:6,16

HINSHAW -- Wilford J. Hinshaw, 66, of 911 S. Long Lake Road, Traverse City, died Monday at Munson Medical Center after a long illness.  The son of Frank and Eula Hinshaw, he was born Jan. 4, 1908, in Traverse City and lived in this area most of his life.  A veteran of U.S. Navy service during World War II, Mr. Hinshaw was a retired builder.  Surviving are one brother, Ronald Hinshaw of Traverse City, and several nieces and nephews.  His parents preceded him in death.  Funeral services are scheduled for 2 .p.m. Thursday at the Reynolds Funeral home.  The Rev. Wilson Tennant will officiate with burial in Oakwood Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home.

(photo)Photo: Marriage of Wilford J. T. Hinshaw & Mildred Campbell Larson "Traverse City Record Eagle" (Traverse City, Michigan), Thursday, Dec 17 1953 13

Social Security information for Wilford J. T. Hinshaw: 371-10-1635


Sources

  1. "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
  2. 1910 census, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan; ED 53, sheet 7B, line #69, dwelling #178, family #182.
  3. 1920 census, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan; roll T625-767, ED 28, page 11A, line #3, dwelling #255, family #258.
  4. 1930 census, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan; roll T626-988, ED 17, page 2B, line #61, dwelling #40, family #53.
  5. 1940 census, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan; roll T627-1753, ED 28-15, page 61B, line #59, household #103.
  6. Contribution from Leeanne Brian () citing:
    the "Traverse City Record Eagle" (Traverse City, MI), Aug 20 1974, pg 17.
  7. Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996; http://www.ancestry,com.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=60132141.
  9. U.S. School Yearbooks, 1880-2012; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Grand Traverse County, MI Marriage Record Database; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.tcnet.org/cgi-bin/marriseek.pl.
  11. Michigan, Divorce Records, 1897-1952; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Obituary of Oliver O. Hinshaw.
  13. "Traverse City Record Eagle", Dec 17 1953; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. Grand Traverse County, MI Death Record Database; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.tcnet.org/cgi-bin/deathseek.pl.
  15. Grand Traverse County, Michigan, Death Index, 1867-2011:
    http://online.co.grand-traverse.mi.us/iprod/clerk/death.html.
  16. "Traverse City Record Eagle" (Traverse City, Michigan), Aug 20 1974; http://www.ancestry.com.


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