┌── 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:|
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
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
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
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.
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
On 7-8-1915 White River 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.
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
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
The following advertisement was published in the "Kokomo Tribune" (Kokomo, Indiana) on Friday, December 31, 1948:19
WEEEK-END REVIVALSpecial 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: Alva Oler Hinshaw World War I draft registration card 8
Photo: Alva Oler Hinshaw with wife and children, 1919 passport photos 13
Photo: Alva O. Hinshaw death report American Foreign Service 20
Social Security information for Mable Eisenhour: 313-42-0433
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