Rachel Ann Hinshaw

                                                   ┌── Greenbury B. Hinshaw
                                                   │    1841-1915 
                      ┌── Nelson Hinshaw ──────────┤
                      │    1862-1934               │
                      │                            └── Rachel Barnes
                      │                                 1844-1905 
Rachel Ann Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1890               │
D: 1969               │
                      └── Margaret Adeline Craig
M: Isaac Cook

Rachel Ann Hinshaw     [ID 13179] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Rachel Ann Hinshaw1,2 [Anna Hinshaw3].

Born Jan 18 1890, Randolph County, Indiana.1,2,4  

She married Isaac Cook.1,3  Isaac was born about 1886.5  


Vernetta Cook, born Aug 2 1915; died Mar 26 2000; married Conrad B. Smith.
Mable Cook; married Dewey Coffey.
Hardie "Gladys" M. Cook, born 1913; died 1970; married W. Hardie Booher, Dec 19 1933.

Isaac died Aug 16 1933, age 47.5  

In 1969 Rachel was living in/near New Castle, Henry County, Indiana.4  

Rachel Ann Hinshaw died Jul 30 1969, Henry County Memorial Hospital, Henry County, Indiana; age 79.1,4  

Rachel's obituary was published in the New Castle Courier Times (New Castle, Indiana) on Thursday, July 31, 1969:1

Rachel Cook, 79, Dies in Hospital

Rachel Ann (Hinshaw) Cook, 79, died Wednesday in Henry County Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.  

The widow of Isaac Cook and the daughter of Nelson and Margaret Hinshaw, she was born in Randolph County Jan 18, 1890.  She was a retired employee of World Bestos.  

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Dewey,(Mable) Coffey with whom she made her home, Mrs. Vernetta Smith, and Mrs. Hardie (Gladys) Booher, all of New Castle; two sisters Mrs. Gladys Bittner of New Castle, and Mrs. Lydia Durham of Caledonia, Ohio; one brother, Ernest Hinshaw of New Castle; three stepsisters. Lydia Porter of New Castle, Nora Dinkins of Houston, Tex, and Linnie Thomas of Indianapolis; four grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren, and 17 great-stepgrandchildren.  

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Stanley Mortuary by Rev. James Coffey with burial in South Mound Cemetery.  Friends may call any time at the mortuary wher the family will be present from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

(photo)Photo: Rachel Ann Hinshaw Cook gravestone South Mound Cemetery 6

(photo)Photo: daughter Gladys M. Cook Booher gravestone South Mound Cemetery 6

Social Security information for Rachel Ann Hinshaw: 313-10-2434


  1. Contribution from Ron Dick citing:
    Obituary of Rachel Ann Hinshaw Cook; The New Castle Courier Times, Jul 31 1969.
  2. 1900 census, Lynn, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T623-399, ED 129, page 11B, line #56, dwelling #266, family #268.
  3. Obituary of Nelson Hinshaw.
  4. "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
  5. Contribution from Ron Dick citing: South Mound Cemetery records.
  6. Photo courtesy of Ron Dick citing: South Mound Cemetery.

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