Esther Ellen Hinshaw

                                                    ┌── Meredith Hinshaw
                                                    │    1846-1922 
                        ┌── David Adelmar Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1869-?                 │
                        │                           └── Mary Ellen Fudge
                        │                                1847-1934 
Esther Ellen Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1894                 │                           ┌── Samuel J. Rich
D: 1984                 │                           │
                        └── Mary Etta Rich ─────────┤
                             1873-1944              │
                                                    └── Hester O. Camble
M: Fred Glenn Bowen

Esther Ellen Hinshaw     [ID 01280] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Apr 1 18941,2,3 [Apr - 18954], Indiana1,2,3.  

She married Fred Glenn Bowen2,5,6 [Fredie Glenn Bowen7, Fredde G. Bowen8], Oct 19 19122,5,6.  Fred, son of Benjamin Franklin Bowen & Rexiville Ireland, was born Apr 16 1891, Lynn, Randolph County, Indiana.2,3,5,6,9  

Fred's family had come to Greensfork Township in October, 1814.  They had been the fourth settlers of Randolph County, Indiana, and built their homes just east of the Indiana boundary of 1795.  The land at that time was the highest point in Indiana.2  

Children:2,5,6

John Oliver Bowen, born Apr 4 1913; died Oct 31 1913. Esther's uncle Dr. O.W. Hinshaw rode a horse and buggy to Indianapolis to find out how to keep the premature baby alive.
David Benjamin Bowen, born Mar 14 1914; married Florence Virginia Pendlum, Oct 19 1932/1933, Wayne County, Indiana.
Ellen Irene Bowen, born Feb 26 1918.
Roy Chalmer Bowen, born Jul 30 1920; married 1) Marjorie E. Dytmire; 2) Alice Bragg Hollingsworth.

On Jun 5 1917 Fred G. Bowen, age 26, registered for the World War I draft in Randolph County, Indiana.  He declared he was born April 16th 1891 in Lynn, Indiana, and was then still residing in Lynn where he was a self-employed farmer, married with a dependent wife and child and father and mother.  He was recorded as medium height, stout, light blue eyes, light brown hair.9  

Esther and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 30 1920), Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana:10

Bowen, Fred G., head-of-household, age 28, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; rented home; occupation: farmer, family.
Bowen, Esther E., wife, age 25, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Bowen, David B., son, age 5, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Bowen, Ellen J., daughter, age 1 year 11 months, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Bowen, Benjamin F., father, age 80, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in New Jersey.
Bowen, Besville [unclear] E., mother, age 74, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio.

Esther and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 10 1930), Road No. 3 N., Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana:11

Bowen, Fred G., head-of-household, age 38, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 21; owned home; radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm, produce [..unclear..]; not a war veteran.
Bowen, Esther E., wife, age 36, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 19.
Bowen, David, son, age 16, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Bowen, Ellen, daughter, age 12, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Bowen, Roy, son, age 9, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.

In 1942 Fredie Glenn Bowen, age 51, registered for the World War II draft in Spartanburg, Randolph County, Indiana.  He declared he was born 4-16-1891 in Randolph, Indiana, and was then residing on R.R. #1, Lynn, Randolph County, Indiana, where he was self-employed.  He declared his relative/contact was Ester Bowen of the same address.  He was recorded as 5'8" tall, 185 lbs., gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion.7  

Fred died Jun - 19752,3 [Jan 14 19755,6]; buried Spartanburg Cemetery, Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana2,3.  

Esther Ellen Hinshaw died Jan - 1984, buried Spartanburg Cemetery, Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana.2,3  

Social Security information for Esther Ellen Hinshaw: 312-54-2061

Social Security information for Fred Glenn Bowen: 313-42-0920


Sources

  1. 1910 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; ED 142, page 162B, line #62, dwelling #12, family #12.
  2. Contribution from Beverly Bowen Vardaman ().
  3. "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
  4. 1900 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T623-399, ED 129, page 13B, line #57, dwelling #312, family #314.
  5. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by ().
  6. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Rollin L. Clayton ().
  7. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1900 census, Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T623-399, ED 121, page 9B, line #52, dwelling #179, family #179.
  9. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1920 census, Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T625-464, ED 151, page 7A, line #2, dwelling #135, family #135.
  11. 1930 census, Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T626-624, ED 5, page 3B, line #96, dwelling #70, family #84.


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