Clinton B. Hinshaw

                                               ┌── Absalom Hinshaw
                                               │    1819-1900 
                      ┌── Elza Hinshaw ────────┤
                      │    1847-1920           │
                      │                        └── Eliza Carter
                      │                             1828-1904 
Clinton B. Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1888               │                        ┌── Ezekial Robbins
D: 1942               │                        │
                      └── Mary Ellen Robbins ──┤
                           1852-1936           │
                                               └── Ann Platt
Clinton B. Hinshaw     [ID 01215] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Clinton B. Hinshaw1,2,3,4,5 [Clynton B. Hinshaw6, Clintie Hinshaw7].

Born Nov 16 1888, Shilo, Randolph County, Indiana.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

Clinton was of "feeble mind" (possibly Down's Syndrome).7,8  

Clinton was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4 1930), living in the household of sister Dollie in Center Township, Wayne County, Indiana:6

Rusk, Herbert, head-of-household, age 40, born in Kansas; father born in Ohio; mother born in England; first married at age 21; owned home; radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Rusk, Dollie V., wife, age 39, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 20.
Rusk, Raymond E., son, age 16, born in Indiana; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Mary E., mother-in-law, age 77, born in Indiana; parents born in United State; widow.
Hinshaw, Clynton B., brother-in-law, age 41, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: none.

In 1942 Clinton was living near Centerville, Indiana.9  

Clinton B. Hinshaw died Jul 3 1942, buried Mount Zion Cemetery, near Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.2,4,5,8  Clinton is buried near his parents.8  

The following biography appeared in the book "History of the Carter Family", pages 57-61, a contemporary (1924-1928) family history:7

"Clintie, third son of Elza and Mary E. Hinshaw was born on the old home farm Nov. 16, 1888.  He was born feeble in mind and has been a great care to the family.  He now lives with his mother in their country home near Fountain City, Indiana."

(photo)Photo: Clinton B. Hinshaw gravestone Mt. Zion Church Cemetery 10,11


  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  2. Contribution from Allen Rowe () citing:
    Gravestone, Mount Zion Church Cemetery, Winchester, Indiana.
  3. Contribution from Shirley Ann (Hinshaw) Oglesbee.
  4. Contribution from Ron Dick citing: gravestone, Mt. Zion Church Cemetery.
  5. Mount Zion Cemetery burials, Randolph County, Indiana; USGenWeb Archives:
  6. 1930 census, Center Township, Wayne County, Indiana; roll T626-637, ED 53, page 1B, line #76, dwelling #21, family #21.
  7. Contribution from Allen Rowe () citing:
    "History of the Carter Family", pages 57-61, 1924-1928.
  8. Contribution from Allen Rowe ().
  9. Obituary of Llewelen Hinshaw.
  10. Photo courtesy of Ron Dick citing: Mt. Zion Church Cemetery.

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