Vera Margaret Hinshaw

                         ┌── Leroy Fay Hinshaw
                         │    1883-1940 
Vera Margaret Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1908                  │                       ┌── - Vance
D: 1954                  │                       │
                         └── May Vance ──────────┤
                              1887-1961          │
                                                 └── Flora McLeod
M: George J. Germanino

M: Fay H. Dreibelbis

Vera Margaret Hinshaw     [ID 12963] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 1 1908, Nova Scotia, Canada.1,2,3,4  

She married George J. Germanino, about 1927.2,5,6  George was born Nov 24 1903, Italy.4,5,7  


Joyce Mae Germanino, born Apr 4 1930, Contra Costa County, California; died Feb 3 1997, Contra Costa County, California; married 1) Charles W. Patchen; 2) William L. Cathcart, Aug 30 1975, San Francisco; 3) -- Hairgrove. 2,4,6,7,8,9

Vera and George were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 23 1930), 149 11th St., Richmond, Contra Costa County, California:5

Germanino, George J., head-of-household, age 26, born in Italy; parents born in Italy; immigrated 1906, naturalized; first married at age 24; rented home ($35.00 rent); radio in home; occupation: combination man, public utility; not a war veteran.
Germanino, Vera M, wife, age 22, born in Canada; father born in Indiana; mother born in Canada; immigrated 1916, naturalized; first married at age 19.

Vera and George apparently divorced.  George died Sep 13 1974, Contra Costa County, California.4  (Jan - 1967).7  

She then married Fay H. Dreibelbis.3,4  Fay was born about 1906, North Carolina.2  (Feb 10 1904, Kansas).4,7  

Vera and Fay were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 2 1940), 2119 Bissell Avenue, Richmond, Contra Costa County, California:2

Dreibelbis, Fay H, head-of-household, age 34, born in North Carolina; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; rented home ($22.50/month rent); occupation: office clerk, Ford Motors; worked 40 weeks in 1939; $1000 wages in 1939.
Dreibelbis, Vera N, wife, age 31, born in Nova Scotia; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.
Germanio, Joyce, step-daughter, age 9, born in California; completed 2nd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.

Vera Margaret Hinshaw died Mar 8 1954, Contra Costa County, California; age 46.3,4  

Fay remarried to a Bessie Paulos, Sep 26 1954, San Francisco, California.10  

Fay died Jan 3 1970, Contra Costa County, California.4,7  

Social Security information for George J. Germanino: 545-03-9100

Social Security information for Fay H. Dreibelbis: 553-03-3532


  1. 1920 census, Oakland, Alameda County, California; roll T625-89, ED 67, page 17A, line #36, dwelling #320, family #328.
  2. 1940 census, Richmond, Contra Costa County, California; roll T627-198, ED 7-81, page 1A, line #30, household #9.
  3. RootsWeb California Death Index:
  4. California, Death Index, 1940-1997;
  5. 1930 census, Richmond, Contra Costa County, California; roll T626-114, ED 66, page 11A, line #36, dwelling #249, family #273 #9.
  6. California Birth Index, 1905-1995;
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  8. California, Divorce Index, 1966-1984;
  9. California, Marriage Index, 1960-1985;
  10. California, Marriage Index, 1949-1959;

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