┌── Enan Hinshaw │ 1824-1901 ┌── Charles Newton Hinshaw ──┤ │ 1849-1918 │ │ └── Rebecca Ingram │ 1829-1908 Edward Newton Hinshaw ───┤ B: 1877 │ ┌── William C. Smith D: 1951 │ │ └── Anna Ella Smith ─────────┤ 1852-1947 │ └── Mary Jane Everal M: Lona Maude Plunkett ├── Eva Louise Hinshaw (1905-2002) 1,2,3,4 ├── Mildred Minnie Hinshaw (1908-1999) 1,2,3,4,5 ├── Don Newton Hinshaw (1911-1999) 1,2,3,4,5 ├── Elmer Virgil Hinshaw (1915-1988) 1,2,3,4 └── Merton Edward Hinshaw (1921-1996) 2,3
|Edward Newton Hinshaw [ID 00012]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Apr 30 1877, McLean County, Illinois.6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14 Ed was born in the original log cabin on the Hinshaw farm,5 near Danvers, Illinois.
Ed was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 12 1900), Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois. living in the household of his sister Emma:15
He married Lona Maude Plunkett, Nov 30 1904, Minot, North Dakota.3,7,16 Lona, daughter of Christopher Plunkett & Minnie Lena Skeels, was born Jan 15 1882, Indiana.4,7,10,14,17,18
Ed and Lona were shown in the 1910 census living in the household of Ed's parents in McLean County, Illinois.19
Lona ran a small restaurant in Crosby, North Dakota. Ed had moved from Rankin, Illinois to Crosby, North Dakota in persuit of his occupation as a barber. Lona and others had been attracted to the barbershop where a group of men gathered and sang four-part harmony. Here she met the leader of some very early barbershop singing, a young barber named Ed Hinshaw. Apparently he arrived in Crosby while she was still spending time on her homestead where, as she said, she had no weapon for protection better than a lath. Ed gave her a small pearl-handle revolver for protection.16
In the spring of 1913 the family moved to Westby, Montana, where Ed opened a barbershop. They were among the early pioneers of that town.16 Westby as yet had no school, so daughter Eva had to remain behind in Crosby with Lona's mother Minnie (by then Minnie Hering) to attend school. Through his barber customers, Ed took a rough poll of the children needing schooling in Westby. Lona then corresponded with county officials in Plentywood, and thus it was through Ed and Lona's efforts that Westby's first two-room schoolhouse was built, ready by the time daughter Mildred started in September of 1914.16
On Mar 8 1917, Ed homesteaded 320 acres of land in Sheridan County, Montana.20
On Sep 15 1918 Edward Newton Hinshaw, age 41, registered for the World War I draft in Sheridan County, Montana. His residence was recorded as Westby, Sheridan County, Montana. He was recorded as short, slender, brown eyes, black hair; self-employed barber in Westby, Montana.12
In 1918, with the barber business ruined due to most of the young customers being off to war, another wheat crop failure because of drought, and Edís poor health, the family moved back to Illinois to live with his mother near Danvers.16
Ed and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), 636 N. Market St., Paxton, Ford County, Illinois:4
Ed and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 25 1940), Sibley, Ford County, Illinois:18
On Apr 2 1942 Edward Newton Hinshaw, age 64, registered for the World War II draft in Ford County, Illinois. He declared he was born Apr 30 1877 in Danvers, Illinois, and was then residing in Sibley, Ford County, Illinois; self-employed. He declared his relative/contact was Mrs. E.N. Hinshaw of Sibley. He was recorded as 5' 4 1/2" tall, 134 lbs., brown eyes, gray hair, light complexion, and "limp - uses cane".13
For more on life for this family in North Dakota see the memiors of daughter Mildred below.
Edward Newton Hinshaw died Jan 23 1951, buried Stout's Grove Cemetery, Danvers, McLean County, Illinois.7,10,11,14 Medical: Ed died from a stroke.21
Lona died Aug 13 1951, buried Stout's Grove Cemetery, Danvers, McLean County, Illinois.7,10,14 Medical: Lona died from kidney failure (Chronic nephritis).21
Photo: Edward Newton Hinshaw with brothers Bert, Harry and Ben 22
Photo: Edward Newton Hinshaw World War I draft registration card 12
Photo: Edward Newton Hinshaw World War II draft registration card 13
Photo: Edward Newton Hinshaw & Lona Maude Plunkett gravestone Stout's Grove Cemetery 14
Photo: Memiors of Mildred Hinshaw Jones 22
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