Orval Howard Hinshaw

                                                   ┌── Thomas Hinshaw
                                                   │    1832-1872 
                        ┌── Perry Thomas Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1871-1939             │
                        │                          └── Lydia Davis
                        │                               1838-1915 
Orval Howard Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1896                 │                          ┌── Isaac Jewell
D: 1968                 │                          │
                        └── Emma Alice Jewell ─────┤
                             1868-1949             │
                                                   └── Rebecca Jane Moon
M: Marguritte S. Coffin
   ├── William Howard Hinshaw (1921-1981) 1,2
   ├── Betty Jean Hinshaw (1923-1923) 1,2

M: Ruth May Kepner
   ├── Orville Howard Hinshaw (1931-) 1,2
   └── Richard Perry Hinshaw (1935-1989) 1,2

Orval Howard Hinshaw     [ID 01323] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Orval Howard Hinshaw1,3,4,5,6,7 [Orville Howard Hinshaw8].

Born Dec 5 1896, Eagletown, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,3,5,6,7,9,10,11,12  

On Jun 5 1918 Orval Howard Hinshaw, age 21, registered for the World War I draft in Marion County, Indiana.  He declared he was born Dec 5 1896 in Eagletown, Indiana, and that his then current address was 6537 Ashland Ave., Indianapolis.  He declared his father was born in Emporia, Kansas, and his nearest relative was "Emma Hinshaw (mother)" of Broad Ripple, Indiana.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair.12  

He married Marguritte S. Coffin1,13 [Margariette S. Coffin4, Margaret Coffin1, Margret Coffin11], Nov 26 19191,13, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana1,13.  

Marguritte, daughter of Madison N. Coffin & Cordella "Della" Shaul, was born Feb 20 1903, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana.2,11,14  [Madison N. Coffin was born Jan 29, 1859 in Wayne Co, Indiana, an eighth generation decendant of Tristram Coffin of Nantucket, Mass.; Cordella Shaul was born July 1872, in Indiana, a decendant of Peter Chall/Shaul, from France.]4

Orval and Margret were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9 1920), living with her widowed mother in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana:11

Coffin, Della, head-of-household, age 49, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; widow; rented home; occupation: day work, [..unclear..].
Coffin, Dorothy, daughter, age 14, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Coffin, William, son, age 12, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Margret, daughter, age 16, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: seamstress, tailor shop.
Hinshaw, Orval, son-in-law, age 23, born in Indiana; father born in "western state"; mother born in Indiana; occupation: presser, tailor shop.

Orval and Margariette were divorced on April 12, 1929, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.15  Margariette then remarried to Charles L. Robinson, c1930.4  

Marguritte died Aug 28 1945, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana; buried Washington Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana.2,14  

He then married Ruth May Kepner, Oct 4 1929, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana.1,2  Ruth, daughter of Edward William Kepner & Flora "Floy" Wiley, was born Feb 25 1910, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.1,2,5,7  

Orval and Ruth were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), 2719 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana:7

Hinshaw, Orval H., head-of-household, age 33, born in Indiana; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 21; owned home ($2500 value); no radio in home; occupation: pie baker, bakery; World War I veteran.
Hinshaw, Ruth M., wife, age 20, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 17; occupation: pie baker, bakery.

Orval and family were shown in the 1959 city directory of Whittier, California:16

Hinshaw Delma Mrs (Pat & Leo's Cafe) r9911 S Cole rd
Hinshaw Ezra B (Helen C) pres Hinshaw's h1114 Eastridge dr
Hinshaw Forrest L eng Regent Jack Mfg h635C S Milton av
Hinshaw Forrest V (Bess M) pub acct ing 113 W Penn h639 Michigan av
Hinshaw Guerney W (Mable B) carp h604 W Hadley
Hinshaw Leo C (Delma; Pat & Leo's Cafe) h9911 Cole rd
Hinshaw Orval H (Ruth M) custdn First Meth Church h309 E Bailey
Hinshaw Richd P USA r309 E Bailey
HINSHAW'S DEPARTMENT STORE, Ezra B Hinshaw Pres, John W Powell V-Pres, Edwin Caron Sec-Treas, 1192 Quadway, Tel OXford 3-2753
Orval and family were shown in the 1960 city directory of Whittier, California:16
Hinshaw Delma Mrs (Pat & Leo's Cafe) r9911 S Cole rd
Hinshaw Ezra B (Helen C) pres Hinshaw's h1114 Eastridge dr
Hinshaw Forrest L eng Jack Regent Manufacturing h635C S Milton av
Hinshaw Forrest V (Bess M) pub acct ins 113 W Penn h639 Michigan av
Hinshaw Guerney W (Mable B) carp h604 W Hadley
Hinshaw Leo C (Delma; Pat & Leo's Cafe) h9911 Cole rd
Hinshaw Orval H (Ruth M) custdn First Methodist Church h309 E Bailey
Hinshaw Richd P USA r309 E Bailey
HINSHAW'S DEPARTMENT STORE, Ezra B Hinshaw Pres, John W Powell V-Pres, Edwin Caron Sec-Treas, 1192 Quadway, Tel OXford 3-2751
Orval and family were shown in the 1961 city directory of Whittier, California:16
Hinshaw David A r639 Michigan av
Hinshaw Delma Mrs (Pat & Leo's Cafe) r9911 S Cole rd
Hinshaw Ezra B (Helen) pres Hinshaw's Dept Store h1114 Eastridge dr
Hinshaw Forrest L eng Jack Regent Mfg h635C S Milton av
Hinshaw Forrest V (Bess M) pub acct ins 113 W Penn h639 Michigan av
Hinshaw Gurney W (Mabel B) h604 W Hadley
Hinshaw Leo C (Delma; Pat & Leo's Cafe) h9911 Cole rd
Hinshaw Orval H (Ruth M) custdn First Methodist Church h1308 W Hadley
Hinshaw Richd P USA r309 E Bailey
Hinshaw Wm H (Rose) acct h644 S Bright av
HINSHAW'S DEPARTMENT STORE, Ezra B Hinshaw Pres, John W Powell V-Pres, Edwin Caron Sec-Treas, 1192 Quadway, Tel OXbow 3-2751

In 1968 Orval was living in/near La Puente, Los Angeles County, California.9  

Orval Howard Hinshaw died Feb 15 1968, Whittier, Los Angeles County, California; buried Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, California.1,2,5,9  

Orval's obituary was published as follows:2

HINSHAW
Funeral services for Orval Howard Hinshaw Sr., 71, of 13653 Homeward Ave., La Puente formerly of Whittier, will be conducted Monday at 2:30 P.M. in Hillside Church, Rose Hills Memorial Park, with the Rev.  Dr. Russell E. Clay officiating.  Interment will follow in Rose Hills.  
Mr. Hinshaw, a resident of this area for 25 years, was born in Indiana, and died Thursday.  
He was sexton for many years at Whittier First Methodist Church.  
Mr. Hinshaw is survived by his wife, Ruth; three sons, Orville H., Jr., Brea; Richard D. Hinshaw of the home address and William H. Hinshaw, of Whittier; two brothers, Lawrence and Jack Hinshaw of Indiana; a sister, Mrs. Geneva Travelstead of Indiana; and three grandchildren.

Ruth died Sep 25 1992, La Habra, Orange County, California; buried Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, California.4,5,9

(photo)Photo: Orval Howard Hinshaw and Ruth Kepner, with granddaughter Elaine, about 1948

(photo)Photo: Margariette Coffin, c1940

(photo)Photo: Gravestone: Orval Howard Hinshaw 17

(photo)Photo: Gravestone: Ruth Kepner Hinshaw 17

Social Security information for Orval Howard Hinshaw: 304-03-6658

Social Security information for Ruth May Kepner: 303-12-0411


Sources

  1. "Genealogy of Hinshaw/Henshaw" by DoraLee Harvey Hatley (see Mary Jane Hinshaw), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0982181, item 4.
  2. GEDCOM file g1682.ged at http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. "The Hinshaw Record" by Lyle Harris Hadley, Florida (1965), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0962525, item 10.
  4. Contribution from Robert S. Hinshaw.
  5. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  6. 1910 census, Indianapolis, Wayne Township, Marion County, Indiana; roll T624-369, ED 265, page 170A, line #30, dwelling #168, family #171.
  7. 1930 census, Indianapolis, Center Township, Marion County, Indiana; roll T626-607, ED 304, page 1A, line #15, dwelling #5, family #5.
  8. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 6, subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII", (a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
  9. "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
  10. 1900 census, Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T623-386, ED 86, page 15B, line #99, dwelling #329, family #339.
  11. 1920 census, Indianapolis, Center Township, Marion County, Indiana; roll T625-451, ED 37, page 12A, line #19, dwelling #306, family #327.
  12. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Contribution from Robert S. Hinshaw citing:
    Marriage certificate for Orval Hinshaw & Margariette S. Coffin.
  14. Contribution from Robert S. Hinshaw citing:
    Death certificate for Margariette S. (Coffin) Hinshaw.
  15. Contribution from Robert S. Hinshaw citing:
    Divorce papers for Orval Hinshaw & Marguritte S. (Coffin) Hinshaw.
  16. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. Photo courtesy of Robert S. Hinshaw.


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