Samuel Meredith Hinshaw

                                                       ┌── Meredith Hinshaw
                                                       │    1846-1922 
                           ┌── David Adelmar Hinshaw ──┤
                           │    1869-?                 │
                           │                           └── Mary Ellen Fudge
                           │                                1847-1934 
Samuel Meredith Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1891                    │                           ┌── Samuel J. Rich
D: 1958                    │                           │
                           └── Mary Etta Rich ─────────┤
                                1873-1944              │
                                                       └── Hester O. Camble
M: Edna Agnes Reece
   ├── Mildred Moreen Hinshaw (1911-2006) 1,2,3,4,5,6
   ├── (infant son) Hinshaw  1
   ├── Richard Leroy Hinshaw (1918-2003) 1,2,3,7,8
   ├── Paul Edwin Hinshaw (1920-2000) 1,3,4,7,9
   └── Sarah J. Hinshaw (c1924-<2000) 1,3,10

Samuel Meredith Hinshaw     [ID 01279] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 11 18913,10,11,12,13 [Aug 11 189014,15,16], Lynn, Randolph County, Indiana3,10,11,12,13.  

He married Edna Agnes Reece, Jan 13 1910, Randolph County, Indiana.1,13,17  [marriage license date].17  Edna, daughter of Eli Charles Reece & Sarah Albertson3,10,13,18,19, was born Jan 17 18913,10,13,18,19 [Feb 15 189117], Randolph County, Indiana3,10,13,18,19.  Samuel & Edna were 6th cousins once removed.  

Samuel and Edna were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 28 1910), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:13

Hinshaw, Samuel M., head-of-household, age 19, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Minnesota; first marriage, married 0 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Hinshaw, Edna A., wife, age 19, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 0 years; no children.
Living next door in 1910 were Samuel's grandparents.20  

On Jun 5 1917 Samuel Meredith Hinshaw, age 26, registered for the World War I draft in Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana.  He declared he was born Aug 11 1891 in Lynn, Indiana, and was then residing near Winchester, Indiana where he was a self-employed farmer with a wife and child.  He claimed an exemption due to "support wife & child" and [..unclear..] "Friends Church".  He was recorded as medium height, stout, dark blue eyes, red & brown hair, with "finger off of right hand".11  

Samuel and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 22-29 1920), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:2

Hinshaw, Samuel M., head-of-household, age 28, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; rented home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Edna A., wife, age 28, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Mildred M., daughter, age 8, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Richard L., son, age 1 year 6 months, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Living next door in 1920 were Samuel's grandparents.21  

Samuel and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 3 1930), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:3

Hinshaw, Samuel, head-of-household, age 39, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 19; rented home; radio in home; occupation: farmer, farming; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Edna, wife, age 39, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 18.
Hinshaw, Mildred, daughter, age 18, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Richard, son, age 11, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Paul E., son, age 10, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Sarah J., daughter, age 6, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Rouch, James E., lodger, age 44, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; single; occupation: laborer, farming; not a veteran.
The enumerator for this 1930 census area was recorded as Edna A. Hinshaw.  Living nearby in 1930 was the family of cousin Carl T. Hinshaw.22  

The following article was published in the "Union City Times-Gazette" (Union City, Randolph County, Indiana) on Friday, May 19, 1939:19

Eli C. Reece Will Probated Thurday.  

The will of Eli C. Reece, who died at Lynn last Sunday, was probated in Randolph circuit court yesterday.  After funeral expenses and indebtedness have been paid and a marker placeed at the grave of a deceased daughter, Anna Reece, the balance of the estates is to be divided as follows:

To the children of a deceased daughter, Laura May Lamb, $300., the balance equally to Nora Pegg, Edna Hinshaw and Hattie Virginia Reece.  A son-in-law, Samuel Hinshaw, was nominated as executor.  The will was executed September 16, 1937, witnessed by Samuel C. Westlake and Fred Jones.

Samuel and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 4 1940), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:10

Hinshaw, Samuel M, head-of-household, age 49, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; rented farm ($6/month rent); occupation: farmer, farm.
Hinshaw, Edna, wife, age 49, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area.
Hinshaw, Sara J, daughter, age 16, born in Indiana; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; attended school.
Living next door in 1940 was son Paul and his wife.23  

On Apr 27 1942 Samuel Meredith Hinshaw, age 51, registered for the World War II draft in Randolph County, Indiana.  He declared he was born August 11, 1891 in Randolph [county], Indiana, and was then residing in Winchester, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana where he was a self-employed farmer.  He declared his relative/contact was Otis Hinshaw of Winchester.  He was recorded as 5' 8" tall, 225 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion.12  

Samuel M. Hinshaw was elected clerk of Randolph County, Indiana in 1948 and 1952.24  

Samuel Meredith Hinshaw died 1958, buried Fountain Park Cemetery, 700 S. Main Street, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.16  

Edna died 1961, buried Fountain Park Cemetery, 700 S. Main Street, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.25  


Sources

  1. Obituary of Paul E. Hinshaw.
  2. 1920 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T625-464, ED 159, page 13A, line #30, dwelling #361, family #362.
  3. 1930 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T626-624, ED 17, page 1B, line #76, dwelling #23, family #23.
  4. U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1994; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. U.S., Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, 1680-1940; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Obituary of Mildred M. Hinshaw.
  7. Contribution from Kristin (Oeffinger) Hinshaw.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com.
  9. Obituary of Paul E. Hinshaw, the Perryville "Sun Times" archives:
    http://www.suntimesnews.com/3/obit_archive/2000%20obits/jan_00obits/jan12hinshaw.htm.
  10. 1940 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T627-1089, ED 68-17, page 3A, line #10, household #45.
  11. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1910 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T624-376, ED 142, page 4A, line #21, dwelling #69, family #69.
  14. 1900 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T623-399, ED 129, page 13B, line #57, dwelling #312, family #314.
  15. LDS Family History Library; "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959":https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V5P9-M2Z.
  16. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=76389420.
  17. LDS Family History Library; "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959": https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V5P9-M2Z.
  18. U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. The "Union City Times-Gazette", May 19 1939; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~inrandol/News/contributedprobatefilings.htm.
  20. 1910 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T624-376, ED 142, page 4A, line #23, dwelling #70, family #70.
  21. 1920 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T625-464, ED 159, page 13A, line #34, dwelling #362, family #363.
  22. 1930 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T626-624, ED 17, page 1B, line #93, dwelling #27, family #27.
  23. 1940 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T627-1089, ED 68-17, page 3A, line #8, household #44.
  24. Contribution from Greg Hinshaw.
  25. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=76389421.


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