John Lawson Hinshaw

                                                ┌── Thomas William Hinshaw
                                                │    1871-1906 
                       ┌── Ira Emmett Hinshaw ──┤
                       │    1896-1982           │
                       │                        └── Vina Arebalah Counts
                       │                             1869-1916 
John Lawson Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1927                │                        ┌── Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Jacks
D: 2004                │                        │
                       └── Nannie Helen Jacks ──┤
                           c1902-1945           │
                                                └── Hariet Jane "Hattie" Robertson
M: Katie P. Drake
   ├── Janet Y. Hinshaw (1951-) 1
   └── Susan Nanette Hinshaw (1956-) 1

John Lawson Hinshaw     [ID 11310] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

John Lawson Hinshaw1,2,3 [Johnny Lawson Henshaw4, Lawson Hinshaw5,6, Lawson Henshaw7].

Born Jul 30 1927, Big Cove, Madison County, Alabama.1,2,3,5  

He married Katie P. Drake, Apr 22 1949, Madison County, Alabama.1,4  

John Lawson Hinshaw died Apr 29 2004, Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama; buried Green Valley Cemetery (Vann Cemetery), Madison County, Alabama.3,8,9  

John's obituary was published in the "Huntsville Times" (Huntsville, Alabama) on Friday, April 30, 2004:8,9

John L. Hinshaw
July 30, 1927 - April 29, 2004

John Lawson Hinshaw of Big Cove passed away Thursday at Huntsville Hospital.  He was 76.  Mr. Hinshaw was a member of the Big Cove Holiness Church.  Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Katie Drake Hinshaw; two daughters, Janet Hinshaw and Susan Hinshaw Campbell and her husband, Buford Campbell; one granddaughter, April Campbell, all of Big Cove; five sisters, Epsie Bird, Opal Craig, Bertie Stapler, Fay Lohenitz, and Dean Young; and several nieces and nephews.  Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m today at Spry Funeral Home, Huntsville.  Funeral services will be at the Big Cove Holiness Church at 2 p.m. Saturday with Bro. Oakley Drake and Bro. Dennis McAnally officiating.  The body will be at the church one hour prior to the funeral.  Burial will be in Green Valley Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Big Cove Holiness Church.

Social Security information for John Lawson Hinshaw: 417-30-6847


  1. Family lineage notes from Shannon Dale Byrd
  2. 1930 census, Colliers Precinct, Madison County, Alabama; roll T626-37, ED 14, page 6B, line #76, dwelling #105, family #105.
  3. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  4. Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800-1969;
  5. 1940 census, Owens Crossroads, Madison County, Alabama; roll T627-57, ED 45-44, page 14B-15A, line #80.
  6. Epsie Hinshaw obituary.
  7. Obituary of Helen Dean Henshaw.
  8. Contribution from Shannon Dale Byrd.
  9. Obituary of John Lawson Hinshaw; the "Huntsville Times", Apr 30 2004:

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