Sherman Hinshaw

                                             ┌── Golden Hinshawc1829-1880 
                   ┌── John Looney Hinshaw ──┤
                   │    1865-1953            │
                   │                         └── Margaret Elizabeth Trogden
                   │                             c1830-1917 
Sherman Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1900            │
D: 1989            │
                   └── Mollie Ballenger
M: Laura M. Dixon
   ├── Stanley Eugene Hinshaw (1931-) 1
   ├── Mary Lavern Hinshaw (1932-) 1
   ├── Betty June Hinshaw (1933-) 1
   └── Thomas Henry Hinshaw (1939-) 1

Sherman Hinshaw     [ID 13378] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 8 1900, Tennessee.2,3,4,5  

On Sep 12 1918 Sherman Hinshaw, age 18, registered for the World War I draft in Grainger County, Tennessee.  He declared he was born on August 8, 1900 and he then resided at R.F.D. 1, Blainsville, Grainger County, Tennessee, where he was a student.  He declared his nearest relative was J L Hinshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, black eyes, black hair.3  

He married Laura M. Dixon, Mar 5 1930, Knox County, Tennessee.1  Laura, daughter of Jacob C. + Martha G. Dixon, was born Feb 8 1903, Tennessee.1,5,6,7  Laura was the sister of Lillie E. Dixon who married Sherman's brother Henry.7,8  

Sherman and Laura were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 18 1930), 105 Pruett Place, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee:5

Henshaw, Sherman, head-of-household, age 29, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first married at age 29; rented home ($25 rent); no radio in home; occupation: laborer, automobile factory; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Laura A., wife, age 27, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first married at age 27.
Dixon, Maggie A., sister-in-law, age 30, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; single.

Laura died Jun 6 1960, Knox County, Tennessee; age 57.1,9  

In 1989 Sherman was living in/near Seymour, Sevier County, Tennessee.2,9  

Sherman Hinshaw died Jan 31 1989, Humphreys County, Tennessee; age 88.2,9  

Social Security information for Sherman Hinshaw: 408-38-9971


  1. Contribution from Joy Bliss Gerber.
  2. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  3. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  4. 1920 census, 3rd Civil District, Grainger County, Tennessee; roll T625-1741, ED 59, page 3A, line #27, dwelling #53, family #53.
  5. 1930 census, 11th Ward, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee; roll T626-2258, ED 26, page 24A, line #33, dwelling #444, family #527.
  6. 1910 census, Civil District 3, Grainger County, Tennessee; roll T624-1501, ED 58, page 70B, line #86, dwelling #112, family #112.
  7. 1920 census, Civil District 3, Grainger County, Tennessee; roll T625-1741, ED 59, page 3A, line #56, dwelling #60, family #60.
  8. Contribution from Joy Bliss Gerber citing: Mark Williams.
  9. Shelby County, Tennessee, Register of Deeds; Archives:

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