Herschel Greenberry Hinshaw

                                                            ┌── Greenbury B. Hinshaw
                                                            │    1841-1915 
                               ┌── Nelson Hinshaw ──────────┤
                               │    1862-1934               │
                               │                            └── Rachel Barnes
                               │                                 1844-1905 
Herschel Greenberry Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1896                        │
D: 1962                        │
                               └── Margaret Adeline Craig
                                    1866-1905 
M: Eva M. VanDemus
   ├── Margaret M. Hinshaw (1920-1946) 1,2,3
   ├── Harold Edward Hinshaw (1922-2013) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Bessie L. Hinshaw (1924-2004) 1,2,4,5
   ├── Dorothy Ellen Hinshaw (1927-) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Robert Eugene "Bob" Hinshaw (1929-1974) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Betty Catherine Hinshaw (1930-1986) 1,3,4
   ├── Joseph Paul "Joe" Hinshaw (1932-2012) 1,3,4,6,7
   ├── Eula Mae Hinshaw (1934-1997) 1,3,4
   ├── Charles Nelson Hinshaw (1936-2003) 1,3,4,5
   ├── Richard Earl "Dick" Hinshaw (1938-2010) 1,3,4,5,6
   ├── Carolyn Jeanette Hinshaw (1940-) 1,3,4,5
   ├── William Alfred "Bill" Hinshaw (1942-) 1,3,5,6
   ├── Carl Douglas Hinshaw (1943-) 1,3,5
   └── Gerald Duane Hinshaw (1944-) 1,3,5,6

Herschel Greenberry Hinshaw     [ID 13157] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Herschel Greenberry Hinshaw1 [Hershel H. Hinshaw8,9, Herschel Hinshaw10].

Born Apr 15 18962,4,8,10,11,12 [Apr 15 189513], Indiana2,4,8,10,11,12.  

Herschel was a veteran of World War I.2  On Jun 5 1917 Herschell Hinshaw, age 22, registered for the World War I draft at New Castle, Henry County, Indiana.  He declared he was single, born April 15, 1895 at Lynn, Indiana, and he was then residing at R.R. 2, New Castle, Indiana, where he was employed as a farmer working for a Loring Welborn.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, brown hair, brown eyes.13  

He married Eva M. VanDemus8 [Eva VanDemis1,5,14], Dec 31 19198, Henry County, Indiana8.  Eva, daughter of Charles Van Demis & Margaret Burk10,14,15, was born Sep 20 190410,14,15 [Sep 26 19018], Jay County, Indiana10,14,15.  

Herschel and Eva were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 1920), living with Eva's parents in New Castle, Henry County, Indiana:16

Vandemis, Charles, head-of-household, age 62, born in Belgium (French); parents born in Belgium (French); owned home; occupation: laborer, [..unclear..].
Vandemis, Margaret, wife, age 53, born in Ohio; father born in United States; mother born in Ohio.
Vandemis, Ralph, son, age 20, born in Indiana; father born in Belgium; mother born in Ohio; occupation: laborer, [..unclear..].
Hinshaw, Hershel, son-in-law, age 22, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: laborer, piano factory.
Hinshaw, Eva, daughter, age 17, born in Indiana; father born in Belgium; mother born in Ohio; occupation: [..unclear..].

Herschel and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930), Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana:2

Hinshaw, Herschel, head-of-household, age 34, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 25; rented home ($50 rent); occupation: farm laborer; World War I veteran.
Hinshaw, Eva M., wife, age 24, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 15.
Hinshaw, Harold E., son, age 7, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Bessie L., daughter, age 5, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Dorothy E., daughter, age 2 years 7 months, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Robert E., son, age 1 year 2 months, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Margaret M., daughter, age 9, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.

Herschel and family were shown in the 1940 census (May 9 1940), Liberty Township, Henry County, Indiana:4

Hinshaw, Herschel, head-of-household, age 43, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Henry County, Indiana; rented home ($12/month rent); occupation: machinist, automobile factory; worked 37 weeks in 1939; $900 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Hinshaw, Eva, wife, age 35, born in Indiana; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Henry County, Indiana.
Hinshaw, Harold, son, age 17, born in Indiana; completed 1 year of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Henry County, Indiana; occupation: farm hand, farm; worked 32 weeks in 1939; $160 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Hinshaw, Bessie, daughter, age 15, born in Indiana; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Henry County, Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Dorothy, daughter, age 12, born in Indiana; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Henry County, Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Robert, son, age 11, born in Indiana; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Henry County, Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Betty, daughter, age 9, born in Indiana; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Henry County, Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Joseph, son, age 7, born in Indiana; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Henry County, Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Eula May, daughter, age 5, born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Charles, son, age 4, born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Richard, son, age 2, born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Carolyn J, daughter, age 4 months, born in Indiana.

Herschel and Eva divorced.  Eva remarried to Albert Adams sometime before Christmas, 1959.15  

Herschel Greenberry Hinshaw died Jul 25 1962, buried Legion Hill South Mound Cemetery, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana.1,10  

In 1976 Eva was living in/near Kennard, Henry County, Indiana.10  

Eva died Jan - 1976, buried Legion Hill South Mound Cemetery, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana.1,10  Eva's second husband, Albert Adams, remarried and is buried in Kentucky.1

(photo)Photo: Herschel Greenberry Hinshaw gravestone South Mound Cemetery 17

(photo)Photo: Herschel Greenberry Hinshaw gravestone South Mound Cemetery 17

(photo)Photo: Eva M. (VanDemis) Hinshaw-Adamas gravestone South Mound Cemetery 17

Social Security information for Herschel Greenberry Hinshaw: 309-09-7110

Social Security information for Eva M. VanDemus: 304-14-0458


Sources

  1. Contribution from Ron Dick.
  2. 1930 census, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T626-592, ED 12, page 1A, line #32, family #12.
  3. Obituary of Bess (Hinshaw) Hoy Austin.
  4. 1940 census, Liberty Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T627-1052, ED 33-28B, page 3A, line #15, household #43.
  5. Obituary of Charles Nelson Hinshaw.
  6. Obituary of Richard Earl "Dick" Hinshaw.
  7. Obituary of Joseph Paul "Joe" Hinshaw.
  8. Henry County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1, Vol. 2,
    1850-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration; Book CC-19, page 364.
  9. Contribution from Ron Dick citing: gravestone.
  10. "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
  11. 1900 census, Lynn, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T623-399, ED 129, page 11B, line #56, dwelling #266, family #268.
  12. 1910 census, Prairie Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T624-355, ED 97, page 203B, line #67, dwelling #171, family #172.
  13. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. "Index to Birth Records, Jay County [Indiana], 1882-1920", Volume I;
    Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938; book H-11, page 25.
  15. Contribution from Ron Dick citing:
    obituary of Charles Van Demis, "The Courier Times", Saturday, Dec 26 1959.
  16. 1920 census, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana; roll T625-437, ED 74, page 6A, line #25, dwelling #103, family #106.
  17. Photo courtesy of Ron Dick citing: South Mound Cemetery.


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