Alva Ohler Hinshaw

                                                  ┌── Solomon Hinshaw
                                                  │    1817-1873 
                      ┌── Lindley Murry Hinshaw ──┤
                      │    1851-1913              │
                      │                           └── Rachel Hodgin
                      │                                1819-1869 
Alva Ohler Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1888               │                           ┌── Jesse Brumfield
D: 1953               │                           │
                      └── Mahala Jane Brumfield ──┤
                           1855-1926              │
                                                  └── Harriet Ellis
M: Mable Eisenhour
   ├── Basil Eugene Hinshaw (1911-1985) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Daniel Paul Hinshaw  3,5
   ├── Alice Mae Hinshaw (1914-1994) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Dorcas Naomi Hinshaw (1915-2007) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Esther Elizabeth Hinshaw (1919-1991) 1,2,3,4
   ├── James Abraham Hinshaw (1920-1986) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Sarah Anna Hinshaw (1922-2008) 1,2,3,4
   └── Joseph Uriah Hinshaw (1923-2015) 1,2,3,4

Alva Ohler Hinshaw     [ID 01251] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Alva Ohler Hinshaw1,2,3,6,7,8 [Alvin O. Hinshaw9].

Born Feb 8 1888, near Sterling, Rice County, Kansas.1,2,3,6,7,8,10,11,12,13  

Alva was shown in the 1910 city directory of Wichita, Kansas:14

Hinshaw Alva O, student Friends Uni, b 1806 Maple.

He married Mable Eisenhour1,12,15 [Mabel Eisenhour1,3,9,10, Sarah Mabel Eisenhour4,5,12,16,17], Jun 4 19101,12,15, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana1,12,15.  Mable, daughter of John Eisenhour & Ida B. Moore, was born Jan 19 1892, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.2,15,16  

At White River MM on 3-2-1912, Mabel & son Basil E. were received in membership.1  

On 5-1-1915 White River MM recorded:18

Alva O Hinshaw and Mable his wife with their minor children Basil Eugene, Alice May and Dorcas request a certificate to Westfield Monthly meeting of Friends.  William Chenowith and Mary Moody are appointed to prepare and produce to next meeting a certificate for them the way being clear.
At White River MM on 6-5-1915, Alva O. & wife Mable and children Basil Eugene, Alice May & Dorcas were granted a certificate to Westfield MM.1  On 6-5-1915 White River MM recorded:18
The committee appointed to prepare a certificate of removal for Alva O Hinshaw and family to Westfield Monthly meeting of Friends produce one for them which the meeting accepts and directs that it be signed recorded and forwarded

At Westfield MM on 7-1-1915, Alvin O. & wife Mabel and children Basil Eugene, Alice May & Dorcas were received on a certificate from White River MM.9  On 7-1-1915 Westfield MM recorded:18

We have received a removal certificate issued at White river Monthly Meeting of Friends, held at Rural, Randolph Co, Indiana, sixth mo 5" 1915, for Alva O. Hinshaw, and Mable his wife, and their minor children Basil Eugene, Alice May and Dorcas.  Friends unite in receiving them and the clerk is directed to inform the meeting issuing the certificate of their reception.
On 7-8-1915 White River MM recorded:18
Westfield Monthly Meering of Friends informs this meeting that they have received our certificate of removal for Alva O. Hinshaw and family thus making them members of that meeting.

On Jun 5 1917 Alva Ohler Hinshaw, age 29, registered for the World War I draft in West Westfield, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.  He declared he was born Feb 8 1888 in Sterling, Kansas, and was then residing in Westfield, Indiana where he was a "Minister Friends Church" with a wife and three children.  He claimed an exemption on "account Friends Church affilliat".  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair.8  

At White River MM on 6-7-1919, Alva & wife Mable and children Basil E., Alice M., Dorcas, & Esther E. were received on a certificate from Westfield MM.1  

On Aug 9 1919 Alva O. Hinshaw was issued a U.S. passport.  He declared he was born February 8th 1888 in Rice County, Kansas, and was then residing in Winchester, Indiana, occupied as a minister.  He declared he intended to visit Bolivia, Brazil and Peru for "Missionary Work".  Where the pre-printed form stated "I do solemnly swear" Alva lined-through "swear", replacing it with "affirm".  He was recorded as age 31, 5' 11" tall, blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, broad chin, round face.13  

On Oct 8 1927 Alva and family arrived at the Port of New York on the S.S. Aidan, having sailed Sep 27 1927 from Para [, Brazil]:2

Hinshaw, Alva O., age 39, born 8th Feb 1888, Sterling, Kansas; residence: Winchester, Indiana.
Hinshaw, Mabel, age 35, born 19th Jan 1892, Winchester, Indiana; residence: Winchester, Indiana.
Hinshaw, Basil, age 16, born 28th Apl 1911, Winchester, Indiana; residence: Winchester, Indiana.
Hinshaw, Alice, age 13, born 16th Apl 1914, Winchester, Indiana; residence: Winchester, Indiana.
Hinshaw, Dorcas, age 12, born 3rd May 1915, Westfield; residence: Winchester, Indiana.
Hinshaw, Esther, age 8, born 18th Mch 1919, Westfield; residence: Winchester, Indiana.
Hinshaw, James, age 7, born 6th Jun 1920, La Paz, Bolivia; residence: Winchester, Indiana.
Hinshaw, Sarah, age 5, born 6th Mch 1922, Serata, Bolivia; residence: Winchester, Indiana.
Hinshaw, Joseph, age 3, born 23rd Dec 1923, Serata, Bolivia; residence: Winchester, Indiana.

At White River MM on 1-7-1928, Alva & wife and children Basil, Alice, Dorcas, Esther, James, Sarah, & Joseph were dropped from membership.1  

On Jan 19 1937 Alva and family arrived at the Port of New York on the S.S. Clement, having sailed Jan 8 1937 from Para, Brazil:2

Hinshaw, Alva Ohler, age 48, born 8th February 1888, near Sterling, Kansas; residence: Winchester, Indiana.
Hinshaw, Alice, age 22, born 16th April 1914, near Winchester, Indiana; residence: Winchester, Indiana.
Hinshaw, Dorcas, age 21, born 3rd May 1915, West Field, Indiana; residence: Winchester, Indiana.

The following advertisement was published in the "Kokomo Tribune" (Kokomo, Indiana) on Friday, December 31, 1948:19

WEEEK-END REVIVAL
begins with
WATCH-NIGHT SERVICE
Special entertainment to edify all.  Guest speakers for these services are the Rev. Alva O. Hinshaw and family, recently returned missionaries from Bolivia, South America.  Hear the thrilling experiences of missionary travels as told by the youngest daughter.  Special music and singing with the spirit filled messages will be enjoyed by all.  Come Friday night at 8:00; Saturday night at 7:30.  Don't miss this!  

GATEWAY FRIENDS CHURCH
Firmin and Delphos Streets

Alva Ohler Hinshaw died Apr 9 1953, at his home, Calle d'Orbigny, Riberalta, Bolivia; age 65y 2m.5,10,20  Alva died and was buried in Bolivia, where he had been serving as a Quaker missionary.21  

In about 1955 Mable returned to Indiana.21  

In 1970 Mable was living in/near Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.16  

Mable died Sep - 1970, buried Jericho Cemetery, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.16,17,21

(photo)Photo: Alva Oler Hinshaw World War I draft registration card 8

(photo)Photo: Alva Oler Hinshaw with wife and children, 1919 passport photos 13

(photo)Photo: Alva O. Hinshaw death report American Foreign Service 20

Social Security information for Mable Eisenhour: 313-42-0433


Sources

  1. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 2, 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.
  2. New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. The old family bible of Chester Edward Hinshaw, containing family lineage information recorded by Rosina Harriet Hinshaw, contributed by Marion Hinshaw and Heather Hinshaw-Tomas.
  4. Obituary of Dorcas Naomi (Hinshaw) Seawell.
  5. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  6. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Kansas.
  7. 1900 census, Wayne Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T623-399, ED 130, page 2B, line #88, dwelling #48, family #50.
  8. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 6, 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.
  10. Family lineage contributed by Edwin Everett Hinshaw
  11. 1910 census, Wayne Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T624-376, ED 143, page 8B, line #79, dwelling #186, family #181.
  12. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by "Decatur IN FHC" ().
  13. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Julie Anne Ward () database:
    http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/w/a/r/Julie-A-Ward/index.html.
  16. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  17. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=98021457.
  18. U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. "Kokomo Tribune", Dec 31 1948; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. Reports of Deaths of American Citizens Abroad, 1835-1974; http://www.ancestry.com.
  21. Contribution from Frank Suarez.


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