Ronald Michael "Buck" Hinshaw

                                                               ┌── Thomas H. Hinshaw
                                                               │    1852-1927 
                                 ┌── Francis Orlindo Hinshaw ──┤
                                 │    1879-1959                │
                                 │                             └── Levina F. Marshall
                                 │                                  1848-1920 
Ronald Michael "Buck" Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1906                          │                             ┌── John Michael
D: 1976                          │                             │
                                 └── Eula Michael ─────────────┤
                                      1884-1968                │
                                                               └── Elizabeth Traford
M: Ruby Irene Monroe
   ├── Janice Hinshaw  1,2,3
   ├── Ann Carole Hinshaw (1937-2004) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Ruth Elaine Hinshaw (c1939-) 1,2,3,4
   └── Thomas Michael Hinshaw (1949-) 1,2,3,5

Ronald Michael "Buck" Hinshaw     [ID 10835] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 22 1906, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.4,6,7,8,9,10,11  

He married Ruby Irene Monroe, 1935, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.9,12  Ruby was born Apr 3 1909, Michigan.4,13  

Ronald and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 6 1940), Lake Street, Empire, Leelanau County, Michigan:4

Hinshaw, Ronald M., head-of-household, age 33, born in Michigan; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.
Hinshaw, Ruby I., wife, age 31, born in Michigan; completed 2 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.
Hinshaw, Ann C., daughter, age 3, born in Michigan.
Hinshaw, Ruth E., daughter, age 1, born in Michigan.

In 1947 Ronald was living in Battle Creek, Michigan.14  

Ruby died Nov 23 1957, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan; buried 1st Add Blk 291 Lot 04 #05, Oakwood Cemetery, 806 Hasting, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.13  

In 1976 Ronald was living in Long Lake, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.6,10  

Ronald Michael "Buck" Hinshaw died May 31 1976, Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan; age 70.6,9,10,11,15,16  

Ronald's obituary was published in the "Traverse City Record Eagle" (Traverse City, Michigan) on Wednesday, June 2, 1976:9,17

Ronald Hinshaw

Ronald "Buck" Hinshaw, 70, of 911 S. Long Lake Rd., Traverse City, died Monday at Munson Medical Center after a short illness.  

The son of Frank and Eula Hinshaw, he was born May 22, 1906, at Traverse City where in 1935 he was married to Ruby Monroe, who died in 1959.  

Mr. Hinshaw lived in the Grand Traverse area most of his life.  He was active in sports at Traverse City High School and was a member of the football team in 1923-25.  He also attended Michigan State University and Alma College and played football for both schools.  

A school teacher, he retired in 1969.  Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Wilford.  Surviving are a son, Thomas of Alba; three daughters, Jan Elliot, of Grawn, Ruth Miller of Flint and Ann Maurina of Grand Rapids, and six grandchildren.  

The funeral is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at Reynolds-Hanson Funeral Home with the Rev. William W. Bergstrom officiating.  Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.  

Friends may call at the funeral home.

Social Security information for Ronald Michael "Buck" Hinshaw: 371-10-1188


  1. Obituary of Ronald M. Hinshaw.
  2. Obituary of Ann Carole (Hinshaw) Maurina.
  3. Ruth Elaine Hinshaw wedding announcement.
  4. 1940 census, Empire, Leelanau County, Michigan; roll T627-1778, ED 45-5, page 3A, line #30, household #64.
  5. "Traverse City Record Eagle" (Traverse City, Michigan), Jul 9 1949;
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  7. 1910 census, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan; ED 53, sheet 7B, line #69, dwelling #178, family #182.
  8. 1920 census, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan; roll T625-767, ED 28, page 11A, line #3, dwelling #255, family #258.
  9. Contribution from Leeanne Brian () citing:
    the "Traverse City Record Eagle" (Traverse City, MI), Jun 2 1976, pg 28.
  10. Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996; http://www.ancestry,com.
  12. Grand Traverse County, MI Marriage Record Database; USGenWeb Archives:
  14. Obituary of Oliver O. Hinshaw.
  15. Grand Traverse County, MI Death Record Database; USGenWeb Archives:
  16. Grand Traverse County, Michigan, Death Index, 1867-2011:
  17. "Traverse City Record Eagle" (Traverse City, Michigan), Jun 2 1976;

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