Virgil Vernon Hinshaw

                                                       ┌── Isaac M. Hinshaw
                                                       │    1831-1912 
                         ┌── Vernon Taylor Hinshaw ────┤
                         │    1859-1931                │
                         │                             └── Elizabeth Matilda Hadley
                         │                                  1837-1914 
Virgil Vernon Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1895                  │                             ┌── Jesse F. Snider
D: 1976                  │                             │
                         └── Hattie Elizabeth Snider ──┤
                              1867-1954                │
                                                       └── Tenitia Pate
M: Hazel Reed
   ├── Vernon V. Hinshaw (1927-) 1,2
   ├── Doris Hinshaw  2
   ├── Jan Hinshaw  2
   └── Ruth Eleanor Hinshaw (1931-2012) 2

Virgil Vernon Hinshaw     [ID 01325] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Apr 3 1895, Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington.1,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15  

On Jun 5 1917 Virgil Vernon Hinshaw, age 22, registered for the World War I draft in Yamhill County, Oregon.  He declared he was born April 3 1895 in Goldendale, Washington, and was then residing at 816 E. 9th, Newberg, Oregon, single and a student at Pacific College.  He claimed an exemption due to "Member of Friends Church" and "Concientious reasons" [sic].  He was recorded as tall, slender, blue eyes, dark brown hair.10  

On May 3 1918 Virgil Vernon Hinshaw was issued a U.S. passport.  He declared he was born April 3rd 1895 in Goldendale, Washington, and his father, V. T. Hinshaw was born in Indiana and was then residing at Newberg, Oregon.  Virgil declared he was then residing in Newberg, Oregon, occupied as a farmer.  He declared he intended to depart May 15 1918 from the port of New York, on board "to be determined later", intending to visit France for the purpose of "to engage in reconstruction work on behalf of American Friends Reconstruction Unit".  Where the pre-printed form stated "I do solemnly swear" Virgil lined-through "swear", replacing it with "affirm".  He was recorded as age 23, 6' 2 1/2" tall, blue eyes, medium brown hair, fair complexion, oval face, and "small scar on left temple".11  

He married Hazel Reed, about 1926.1,8,16  Hazel was born May 31 1903, Nebraska.1,5,8,15,16  

Virgil and family were shown in the 1930 census (May 2 1930), Champoeg-Newburg Road, Champoeg Precinct, Marion County, Oregon:1

Hinshaw, Virgil, head-of-household, age 35, born in Washington; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas; first married at age 31; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Hazel, wife, age 26, born in Nebraska; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois; first married at age 23.
inshaw, Vernon, son, age 2 years 8 months, born in Oregon; father born in Washington; mother born in Nebraska.

On Apr 27 1942 Virgil Vernon Hinshaw, age 47, registered for the World War II draft in McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon.  He declared he was born April 3 1895 in Goldendale, Washington, and was then residing at 816 E. 9th, Newberg, Yamhill County, Oregon, a self-employed farmer.  He declared his relative/contact was Cecil Hinshaw of Newberg.  He was recorded as 6'3" tall, 165 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion.12  

In 1976 Virgil was living in/near Hillsboro, Washington County, Oregon.5  

Virgil Vernon Hinshaw died Feb 5 1976, Newberg, Yamhill County, Oregon; buried Feb 7 1976, Friends Cemetery, Newberg, Oregon.3,5,8,14,15  

Virgil's obituary was published in "The Goldendale Sentinel" (Goldendale, Washington) on February 12, 1976.14  

In 1992 Hazel was living in/near Auburn, King County, Oregon.5  

Hazel died Dec 31 1992, Yamhill County, Oregon; buried Friends Cemetery, Newberg, Oregon.5,8,15,16  

Hazel's obituary was published in "The Goldendale Sentinel" (Goldendale, Washington) on January 7, 1993.16

(photo)Photo: Virgil Vernon Hinshaw 1918 passport photo 11

Social Security information for Virgil Vernon Hinshaw: 532-36-3791

Social Security information for Hazel Reed: 531-46-2107


  1. 1930 census, Champoeg Precinct, Marion County, Oregon; roll T626-1947, ED 9, page 1B, line #66, dwelling #17, family #20.
  2. Obituary of Ruth Eleanor Hinshaw.
  3. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  4. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized International Genealogical Index (IGI).
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. "An Illustrated History of Klickitat, Yakima and Kittitas Counties",.
  7. Interstate Publishing Co., Chicago, IL., 1904.
  8. Oregon Death Index, 1903-1970;
  9. 1900 census, Klickitat County, Washington; roll T623-1746, ED 118, page 13A, line #20, dwelling #267, family #267.
  10. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  11. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925;
  12. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942;
  13. Jean Allyn Smeltzer's Klickitat County, Washington birth records:
  14. Jeffrey L. Elmer's Klickitat County, Washington obituaries:
  16. Jeffrey L. Elmer's Klickitat County, Washington obituaries:

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