Henry Herchel Hinshaw

                                                      ┌── Elwood Scott Hinshaw
                                                      │    1866-1928 
                         ┌── Herschel Cread Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1893-1958               │
                         │                            └── Sarah Samantha Mann
                         │                                 1865-1910 
Henry Herchel Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1920                  │                            ┌── Henry L. Outland
D: 2012                  │                            │
                         └── Mildred Stempel ─────────┤
                              1897-                   │
                                                      └── Leona Brown Hinshaw
M: Lorna -
   ├── Heather Ann Hinshaw (1965-1991) 1
   └── Scott Hinshaw  1

Henry Herchel Hinshaw     [ID 11769] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Henry Herchel Hinshaw2,3 [Henry Henshaw4, Hank Hinshaw3].

Born Aug 20 1920, Wayne County, Indiana.2,3,4,5  

He married Lorna -.1,3  

In 2007 Hank was living in Miamisburg, Ohio.6  

Henry Herchel Hinshaw died Aug 15 2012, Hospice of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio; age 91.3  

Hank's obituary was published in the "Dayton Daily News" (Dayton, Ohio) on August 18-23 2012:3

HINSHAW, Henry "Hank" 91, of Miamisburg died on Aug. 15, 2012, at Hospice of Dayton.  He was born on Aug. 20, 1920, in Wayne County, IN, to Herschel C. and Mildred Hinshaw.  During WWII he was a member of the 101st Airborne Div. Army Band.  He played trumpet in ceremonies and dances throughout Europe to entertain soldiers.  A highlight of his Army career was playing for Marlene Dietrich.  He was in Bastogne at the Battle of the Bulge when the village was surrounded by German forces.  Ultimately, the Germans were routed.  During a ceremony to give their city back to the citizens of Bastogne, Hank played Taps which was filmed by Movie Tone News.  After WWII he enrolled at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music where he studied with trumpet players from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.  He earned B. of Ed. and M. of Ed. degrees from Miami University.  He taught vocal and instrumental music in schools in Coshocton County, Spencerville, Vandalia, and Kettering.  His bands and choruses received numerous superior ratings at district and state OMEA contests.  He had been a member of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and also played in the Hal Harris Orchestra.  He was a member of Oak Creek UCC; a 32 deg. Mason and member of Scottish Rite Choir.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Heather Stansell and sister Glenna Mae Flatter.  He is survived by his wife Lorna, son Scott (Annette) of Niota TN, grandsons Jeffrey and Pat Hinshaw, grand-daughters Natasha Poteet and Kristina Stansell, step-grandchildren Kelsey and Nick Daniels, and five great-grandchildren.  He donated his body to the School of Medicine at Wright State University.  A memorial service will be held at 11am Saturday Aug 25 at Oak Creek United Church of Christ, 5280 Bigger Rd., Kettering, Revs. John Konz and Pat Whiting officiating.  The family will receive friends at 10am. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Oak Creek UCC pipe organ fund.


  1. Henry Herchel Hinshaw obituary.
  2. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 1, subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII", (a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
  3. Obituary of Henry Hinshaw; "Dayton Daily News", Aug 18-23 2012:
  4. "Index to Birth Records, Wayne County, Indiana 1882-1920 Volume II",
    Indiana Work Projects Administration; book H-6, pg 80.
  5. 1930 census, Connersville Township, Fayette County, Indiana; roll T626-586, ED 10, page 6B, line #76, dwelling #143, family #148.
  6. Obituary of Marcia K. (Brumfiel) Hinshaw.

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