William Alfred "Bill" Hinshaw

                                                                   ┌── Nelson Hinshaw
                                                                   │    1862-1934 
                                 ┌── Herschel Greenberry Hinshaw ──┤
                                 │    1896-1962                    │
                                 │                                 └── Margaret Adeline Craig
                                 │                                      1866-1905 
William Alfred "Bill" Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1942                          │                                 ┌── Charles Van Demis
                                 │                                 │
                                 └── Eva M. VanDemus ──────────────┤
                                      1904-1976                    │
                                                                   └── Margaret Burk
M: Betty Wilkinson
   ├── Carol Hinshaw  1
   ├── Teresa C. Hinshaw (1965-2015) 1,2
   ├── Kelly Hinshaw (?-<2015) 1,2
   └── William Scott Hinshaw (1967-2007) 1

M: Josephine "Jo" DeWitt

William Alfred "Bill" Hinshaw     [ID 13169] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 7 1942.3  

He married Betty Wilkinson.1  

William and Betty were apparently divorced.1  

He then married Josephine "Jo" DeWitt, Feb 10 1993.1,4,5,6,7  Josephine, daughter of Walter DeWitt & Rena Black, was born Feb 13 1943, Wilmington, Ohio.4,8,9  

In 2003-2010 Bill and Jo were residing in New Castle, Henry County, Indiana.1,5,7  

Josephine died Apr 5 2011, age 68.4,8  

Jo's obituary was published in "The Courier-Times" (New Castle, Indiana) on April 6, 2011:4,10

Josephine "Jo" Hinshaw, age-68, New Castle resident, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 5, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer.  

She was born February 13, 1943 in Wilmington, Ohio, a daughter of the late Walter and Rena Black DeWitt.  

She was a New Castle resident most of her life.  She was very involved with her family’s activities, and loved sharing time with family and friends.  

She worked10-years for the New Castle Clinic in the Lab, and for several years for the Holly Hills Nursing Home.  She loved the residents at Holly Hill, and enjoyed spending time with them and sharing treats with them after work.  She loved animals, sewing, and working outdoors doing anything, especially yard work.  She always had her heart and home open for anyone in need, including animals.  

Left to cherish her loving memory: her husband, Bill Hinshaw of New Castle, Indiana, whom she married on February 10, 1993; 3-daughters, Tina Taylor of New Castle, Indiana, Carol McGlothin (husband Dave) of Mooreland, Indiana, and Teresa Sorrell (husband Jeff) of New Castle, Indiana; 3-grandchildren, Josh Hiatt, Daniel McGlothin (wife Heather), and Brooke Riddle (husband Jason); 2-great-granddaughters, Destiny McGlothin and Miley Riddle; 6-sisters, Loujean Willis (husband John) of Knightstown, Indiana, Geneva Hopkins (husband Dennie) of Union City, Indiana, Beverly Sue Willburn of Knightstown, Indiana, Betty Jean DeWitt of Owington, Kentucky, Ruby Barnes of Salem, Indiana, and Bonnie Robertson of Kentucky; 2-brothers, Wayne DeWitt of Kentucky and Walter DeWitt of Kentucky; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends; also, her granddog, Brewster and her dogs, which she cherished, Cody, Taner, Simson, and Corkie.  

She was preceded in death by: her parents; 1-sister, Joyce Conley; 1-brother, Steve DeWitt; 1-son, Scott Hinshaw; and 1-daughter, Kelly Hinshaw.  

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Macer-Hall Funeral Home & Cremation Services in New Castle, with Pastor Glen Harding officiating.  Burial will follow at South Mound Cemetery in New Castle.  Friends may call 2 hours prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.  

Memorial contributions may be made to: Henry County Hospice (798 North 16th Street New Castle, Indiana 47362) or Henry County Animal Shelter (11 Midway Drive New Castle, Indiana 47362).  

Online condolences may be made at www.macerhall.com

Macer-Hall Funeral Directors: Sam Hall, Gary Hall, and Mike Ragan are honored to conduct the services.

Social Security information for Josephine "Jo" DeWitt: 307-44-5748


  1. Obituary of Scott Hinshaw.
  2. Teresa C. Hinshaw obituary.
  3. Contribution from Ron Dick.
  4. Obituary of Josephine "Jo" (DeWitt) Hinshaw; Macer-Hall Funeral Home:
  5. Obituary of Charles Nelson Hinshaw.
  6. Obituary of Bess (Hinshaw) Hoy Austin.
  7. Obituary of Richard Earl "Dick" Hinshaw.
  8. "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
  9. Obituary of Beverly Sue (DeWitt) Wilburn; "Dayton Daily News", Jun 12 2013
  10. United States Obituary Collection; http://www.ancestry.com.

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