William J. Hinshaw

                                                ┌── Abel Hinshaw
                                                │    1799-1876 
                          ┌── Abel Hinshaw ─────┤
                          │    1840-1921        │
                          │                     └── Nancy Bookout
                          │                          1799-1882 
William J. Hinshaw ───────┤
B: 1864                   │                     ┌── William Barns
D: ?                      │                     │
                          └── Harriett Barnes ──┤
                              c1841-?           │
                                                └── Sarah (Barns)
M: Rebecca Emaretta Macon
   ├── Harrett Hinshaw (1886-1977) 1,2
   ├── Paul Hinshaw (1891-1971) 1,2,3
   ├── Edith Hinshaw (1894-1914) 1,2
   ├── Olive Hinshaw (1898-1956) 1,2,3,4
   └── Jane Hinshaw (c1901-) 3

William J. Hinshaw     [ID 01239] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov - 1864, Indiana.1,2,5,6,7  

He married Rebecca Emaretta Macon, May 3 1884, Randolph County, Indiana.1,8,9,10  Rebecca Emaretta Macon, daughter of Hartwell Macon & Mariah Robbins1,2,3,4,10,11,12,13,14,15, was born May 30 18661,2,3,4,10,11,12,13,14,15 [about 186516], Indiana1,2,3,4,10,11,12,13,14,15.  

William and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4 1900), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:1

Hinshaw, William, head-of-household, age 35, born Nov 1864 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 16 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Hinshaw, Rebeca, wife, age 34, born May 1866 in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; married 16 years; 4 children, 4 living.
Hinshaw, Harrett, daughter, age 13, born Aug 1886 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Paul, son, age 9, born Feb 1891 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Edith, daughter, age 6, born Aug 1894 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school 6 months.
Hinshaw, Olive, daughter, age 1, born Oct 1898 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Reuben Macom, boarder, age 81, born Feb 1819 in North Carolina; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; widower; cannot read or write.

William and family were shown in the 1907 city directory of Long Beach, California:17

Hinshaw, Hattie, Miss, r. 1437 E. First.
Hinshaw, Wm. J. (Harbor Realty Co.), r. 1437 E. First.
William and family were shown in the 1908 city directory of Long Beach, California:17
Hinshaw, Hattie, Miss, r. s. w. cor. E. Anaheim and Dakota av.
Hinshaw, Paul, r. s. w. cor. E. Anaheim and Dakota av.
Hinshaw, Wm. J., r. s. w. cor. E Anaheim and Dakota av.
and:
Hinshaw Edith Miss, student, r sw cor E Anaheim and Dakota
Hinshaw Hattie, Miss, r sw cor E Anaheim and Dakota av.
Hinshaw Paul, r sw cor E Anaheim and Dakota av.
Hinshaw Wm J, pool room, r 3330 E Anaheim, r same

William and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), Anaheim Street, Long Beach Township, Los Angeles County, California:2

Hinshaw, William J., head-of-household, age 46, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 25 years; occupation: own income; owned home (mortgaged).
Hinshaw, Rebecca E., wife, age 43, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in New Jersey; first marriage, married 25 years; 4 children, 4 living.
Hinshaw, Hattie, daughter, age 23, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Paul, son, age 19, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Edith, daughter, age 16, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Olive, daughter, age 11, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.

William and Rebecca apparently divorced or separated.18  Rebecca began to call herself the widow of W.J. Hinshaw;3,4,17 however in the 1940 census she declared herself to be divorced.13  It should be noted that divorce was not well-accepted in the early 1900s so it was not uncommon for people (more often women) to pretend to be widowed.  

Rebecca and daughters were shown in the 1913 city directory of Long Beach, California:17

Hinshaw Edith Miss, r E Anaheim s w cor Dakota av
Hinshaw Hattie Miss, r E Anaheim s w cor Dakota av
Hinshaw Rebecca E Mrs, h E Anaheim s w cor Dakota av
Rebecca and daughters were shown in the 1914 city directory of Long Beach, California:17
Hinshaw Edith r ss E Anaheim 1 w Dakota av
Hinshaw Hattie r ss E Anaheim 1 w Dakota av
Hinshaw Rebecca wid W J h ss E Anaheim 1 w Dakota av
William was shown in the 1917 city directory of Los Angeles, California:17
Hinshaw Wm J lab r 558 3d
Rebecca and daughter were shown in the 1918 city directory of Long Beach, California:17
Hinshaw Olive r 2530 E Anaheim
Hinshaw Rebecca E Mrs h 2530 E Anaheim

William was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 4 1920) living in (or staying in) a boarding house on Camino Road [probably El Camino Real], Millbrae Township, San Mateo County, California:7

Hinshaw, W.J., boarder, age 56, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; divorced; occupation: laborer, west coast pon. mfg. pottery co.
Rebecca was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 18 1920), living in the household of son Paul in Casa Grande, Pinal County, Arizona:3
Hinshaw, Rebecca, mother, age 53, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in New Jersey; widow.

Rebecca and daughter were shown in the 1921 city directory of Long Beach, California:17

Hinshaw Olive clerk r 319 E 6th
Hinshaw Rebecca Mrs r 319 E 6th
Rebecca and family were shown in the 1927 city directory of Long Beach, California:17
Hinshaw Olive r 338 W 8th
Hinshaw Paul (Anna) miner h 340 W 8th
Hinshaw Rebecca E (wid W J) r 338 W 8th

William was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 21 1930), Oroville Township, Butte County, California:19

Hinshaw, William J., ["hired man" lined-through] lodger, age 70, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: laborer, farm work; not a war veteran.
Rebecca and daughter Olive were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 11 1930), 340 West 8th St., Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California:4
Hinshaw, Rebecca, head-of-household, age 63, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in New Jersey; widow; owned home ($15,000 value); no radio in home; occupation: none.
Hinshaw, Olive, daughter, age 31, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: clerk, art shop.

Rebecca and daughter were shown in the 1931 city directory of Long Beach, California:17

Hinshaw Olive clk The Togo Co r340 W 8th
Hinshaw Rebecca E (wid W J) h340 W 8th
Rebecca and daughter were shown in the 1933 city directory of Long Beach, California:17
Hinshaw Olive clk Y Nakamura r340 W 8th
Hinshaw Rebecca E (wid W J) h340 W 8th
Rebecca and daughter were shown in the 1936 city directory of Long Beach, California:17
Hinshaw Olive clk r340 W 8th
Hinshaw Rebecca E (wid W J) h340 W 8th
Rebecca was shown in the 1939 city directory of Long Beach, California:17
Hinshaw Rebecca E (wid W J) h340 W 8th

Rebecca was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 20 1940), 340 West 8th St., Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California:13

Hinshaw, Rebecca E, head-of-household, age 73, born in Indiana; completed 2nd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; divorced.

Rebecca was shown in the 1941 city directory of Long Beach, California:17

Hinshaw Rebecca E Mrs h340 W 8th

Rebecca Emaretta Macon died Oct 9 1944, Los Angeles County, California; age 78.14,15,20  


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T623-399, ED 129, page 2A, line #3, dwelling #25, family #25.
  2. 1910 census, Long Beach Township, Los Angeles County, California; roll T624-85, ED 35, page 3B, line #66, dwelling #70, family #76.
  3. 1920 census, Casa Grande, Pinal County, Arizona; roll T625-51, ED 111, page 9A, line #17, dwelling #28, family #28.
  4. 1930 census, Long Beach, Long Beach Township, Los Angeles County, California; roll T626-130, ED 1123, page 8A-B, line #50, dwelling #261, family #276.
  5. 1870 census, Winchester P.O., Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana; page 336B, line #21, dwelling #314, family #314.
  6. 1880 census, Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-307, ED 174, page 299D, line #34, dwelling #123, family #125.
  7. 1920 census, Millbrae Township, San Mateo County, California; roll T625-145, ED 58, page 1B, line #87, dwelling #23, family #23.
  8. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (county bk page 22).
  9. Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Pat Killian ().
  12. 1880 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T9-307, ED 173, page 267B, line #18, dwelling #76, family #76.
  13. 1940 census, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California; roll T627-372, ED 59-92, page 12B, line #41, household #53.
  14. California Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  16. 1870 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll M593-354, page 442, line #7, dwelling #72, family #72.
  17. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. Conclusion.
  19. 1930 census, Oroville Township, Butte County, California; roll T626-113, ED 38, page 6A, line #33, dwelling #161, family #161.
  20. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=125099506.


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