William Ellis Hinshaw

                                                 ┌── Abel Hinshaw
                                                 │    1799-1876 
                         ┌── Elkanah Hinshaw ────┤
                         │    1842-1918          │
                         │                       └── Nancy Bookout
                         │                            1799-1882 
William Ellis Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1867                  │                       ┌── William Norton
D: 1945                  │                       │
                         └── Mary Ellen Norton ──┤
                              1840-1907          │
                                                 └── Elizabeth Snead
M: Bertha Mae Smith
   ├── Walter Stephen Hinshaw (1906-1956) 1,2,3
   ├── Grace Alma Hinshaw (1908-1997) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Homer Earl Hinshaw (1909-1998) 1,2,3,4,5,6
   ├── Ida Jane Hinshaw (1911-1988) 1,2,4
   ├── Gertie Maude Hinshaw (1913-1992) 1,2,4
   ├── Edgar Donald Hinshaw, M.D. (1915-1989) 1,2,4,6
   └── Charles James Hinshaw (1917-2007) 1,2,4,5,6

William Ellis Hinshaw     [ID 01184] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul 26 1867, Randolph County, Indiana.1,2,3,4,7,8,9  

William was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 6 1900), living alone in Atlanta Township, Rice County, Kansas:10

Hinshaw, W.E., head-of-household, age 27, born July 187? [unclear] in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: farmer; rented farm.

He married Bertha Mae Smith, Sep 15 1904, Lyons, Rice County, Kansas.3,4,11  Bertha, daughter of William Smith & Agnes Mease, was born Aug 17 1878, Kansas.1,2,3,4,8,12  Bertha apparently had a twin sister named Gertie Smith.12  

William was a farmer.1  

William and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 22-23 1910), Lyons, Rice County, Kansas:3

Hinshaw, William E., head-of-household, age 42, born in Indiana; parents born in United States; first marriage, married 5 years; occupation: teamster, general labor; rented home.
Hinshaw, Bertha M., wife, age 31, born in Kansas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 5 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Hinshaw, Walter S., son, age 3, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas.
Hinshaw, Grace A., daughter, age 2, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas.
Hinshaw, Homer E. [unclear], son, age 6 months, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas.

William and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 1920), Vetea Township, Clark County, Kansas:2

Hinshaw, William E., head-of-household, age 52, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; owned home; occupation: farmer, home farm.
Hinshaw, Bertha M., wife, age 41, born in Kansas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Pennsylvania.
Hinshaw, Walter S. [unclear], son, age 13, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Grace A. [unclear], daughter, age 11, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Homer E., son, age 10, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Ida J., daughter, age 8, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas.
Hinshaw, Gertie M., daughter, age 6, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas.
Hinshaw, Edgar D., son, age 4 years ? months, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas.
Hinshaw, Charles J., son, age 2 years ? months, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas.

William and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 1930), 1018 East Seventh Ave., Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas:4

Hinshaw, William E., head-of-household, age 62, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 37; rented home ($20 rent); no radio in home; occupation: laborer, odd jobs; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Bertha M., wife, age 51, born in Kansas; father born in Illinois; mother born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 26.
Hinshaw, Grace, daughter, age 22, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas.
Hinshaw, Homer, son, age 20, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas; occupation: laborer, odd jobs; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Ida, daughter, age 19, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Gertie, daughter, age 16, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Edgar, son, age 14, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Charles, son, age 12, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas; attended school.

William Ellis Hinshaw died Nov 29 1945, probably in Cowley County, Kansas; buried Highland Cemetery, Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas.1,8  

Bertha died Jan 26 1950, buried Highland Cemetery, Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas.8  


Sources

  1. Contribution from Diane Smith Battershell ().
  2. 1920 census, Vetea Township, Clark County, Kansas; roll T625-525, ED 31, page 2A, line #23, dwelling #26, family #30.
  3. 1910 census, 1st Ward, Lyons, Rice County, Kansas; roll T624-454, ED 180, page 87B, line #77, dwelling #140, family #148.
  4. 1930 census, Winfield, Walnut Township, Cowley County, Kansas; roll T626-698, ED 40, page 5A, line #6, dwelling #118, family #121.
  5. Obituary of Grace Alma (Hinshaw) Wagoner.
  6. Posting Sep 28 2000 by Betty Brock () to the Hinshaw message board at GenForum:
    http://genforum.genealogy.com/hinshaw/messages/157.html.
  7. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  8. Highland Cemetery burials; contributed by Judi Sutton ().
  9. 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-0307, ED 173, page 268C, line #1, dwelling #78, family #78.
  10. 1900 census, Atlanta Township, Rice County, Kansas; roll T623-497, ED 219, page 3A, line #25, dwelling #50, family #50.
  11. Contribution from Diane Smith Battershell () citing:
    marriage records, Rice County, Kansas.
  12. 1900 census, Lyons, Rice County, Kansas; roll T623-497, ED 226, page 9A, line #25, dwelling #198, family #202.


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