Nancy Myrtle Hinshaw

                                                     ┌── William A. Hinshaw
                                                     │    1849-1933 
                        ┌── Thomas William Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1871-1906               │
                        │                            └── Martha Elizabeth Langston
                        │                                 1853-1933 
Nancy Myrtle Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1905                 │                            ┌── Andrew Jackson Counts
D: 2000                 │                            │
                        └── Vina Arebalah Counts ────┤
                             1869-1916               │
                                                     └── Elizabeth J. Hardin
M: Charles Lee Fanning

Nancy Myrtle Hinshaw     [ID 11082] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 6 1905, Paint Rock Valley, Jackson County, Alabama.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

Nancy was shown in the 1920 census (Feb 18 1920), living in the household of brother William, Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama:6

Hinshaw, Nancy M, sister, age 14, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; attended school.

She married Charles Lee Fanning5 [Charlie Fanning1,4], Oct 24 19205, Franklin County, Tennessee5.  Charles, son of Milton Riley Fanning & Nancy Ada Armstrong, was born Dec 29 1901, Jackson County, Alabama.4,5,7  

Charles Lee Fanning and his older brother Robert Samuel were raised by their mother, Nancy Ada (Armstrong) Fanning, and her 2nd husband, Henry Hollis Fanning, a younger brother to her first husband, Milton Riley Fanning.5  

Children (all born in Alabama):3,7

Geneva Fanning, born c1922; married Carl Hill (children: Gary and Dean Hill).
Nancy Leona "Leona" Fanning, born c1926; married Otis Luttrell/Lutrell (children: Glenda and Pat Lutrell).
Leonard Fanning, born 1928; married Maggie Weddington (children: Anthony and Vickie Fanning).

Nancy and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 11 1930), Franklin County, Tennessee:7

Fanning, Charlie, head-of-household, age 28, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 18; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farming; veteran.
Fanning, Nancy, wife, age 24, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 14.
Fanning, Geneva, daughter, age 8, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Fanning, Leona, daughter, age 3 years 4 months, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Fanning, Leonard, son, age 1 years 8 months, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.

Charles died Aug 27 1968, Franklin County, Tennessee; buried Mt. Garner Cemetery, Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee.4,5  

Nancy Myrtle Hinshaw died Oct 29 2000, Southern Tennessee Medical Center, Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee; buried Mt. Garner Cemetery, Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee.1,4,5,8  

Nancy's death was noted in "The Tennessean" (Nashville, TN) on Oct 31 2000:8

Winchester, TN.  FANNING, Nancy Myrtle Hinshaw Age 95.  October 29, 2000.  Services 10 A.M. Tuesday, October 31, 2000.  WATSON-GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME, 931-967-2345.

Nancy's obituary appeared in The Herald-Chronicle (Winchester, Tennessee) on Monday, October 30, 2000:

FANNING, Nancy Myrtle, age 95 of Winchester died Oct. 29 at Southern TN Medical Center.  

She was a housewife and a member of the Methodist Church, Francisco, Ala.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Fanning and her parents, Tom and Vinnie Counts Hinshaw.  She is survived by her children, Geneva Hill of Decherd, Nancy Leona Luttrell of Winchester and Leonard Fanning of Huntland, six grandchildren, several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  Service will be held Tues., Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Dean Northcutt officiating at Watson-Gamble Chapel.  Interment will be in Mt. Garner Cemetery.  Arrangements by Watson-Gamble Chapel.

Social Security information for Nancy Myrtle Hinshaw: 412-86-3783

Social Security information for Charles Lee Fanning: 411-22-2822


  1. Obituary of Nancy Myrtle Fanning, The Herald-Chronicle [Winchester, Tennessee], Monday, October 30, 2000.
  2. 1910 census, Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; ED 37, page 59B, line #89, dwelling #192, family #192.
  3. Family lineage notes from Shannon Dale Byrd
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  5. Contribution from Jewel Casey ().
  6. 1920 census, Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T625-19, ED 39, page 12B, line #81, dwelling #189, family #189.
  7. 1930 census, District 4, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T626-2246, ED 6, page 2A, line #27, dwelling #30, family #31.
  8. Death notice for Nancy Myrtle Hinshaw Fanning; "The Tennessean" (Nashville, TN) Oct 31 2000, pg 5B.

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