Sarah Elvira Hinshaw

                                                       ┌── Ezra William Hinshaw
                                                       │    1840-1929 
                           ┌── Clairen Jacob Hinshaw ──┤
                           │    1876-1951              │
                           │                           └── Elvira E. Griffin
                           │                                1846-1928 
Sarah Elvira Hinshaw ──────┤
B: 1908                    │                           ┌── Abram Seymour DeWitt
D: 1996                    │                           │
                           └── Olive Blanch DeWitt ────┤
                                1877-1955              │
                                                       └── Sarah Amanda Aylsworth
M: Alfred Benjamin Conley

M: Harold Franklin Wehrman

Sarah Elvira Hinshaw     [ID 01339] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Sarah Elvira Hinshaw1,2,3 [Elvira Sarah Hinshaw4,5,6,7].

Born Jan 8 1908, on a ranch near Sundance, Crook County, Wyoming.2,3,4,6  

She married Alfred Benjamin Conley1, Nov 3 19351 [Nov 2 19354], Idaho Springs, Clear Creek County, Colorado1.  Alfred was born Sep 21 19021 [Sep 21 19034], Sabula, Jackson County, Iowa1.  


Dorothy Ann Conley, born Mar 10 1938; died Aug 29 2002; married - Cline [email: ]. 8
George Franklin Conley, born Feb 16 1941.
Raymond Harvey Conley, born May 13 1943; died Apr 18 2006. 8
James Robert Conley, born Oct 7 1949.

Alfred died Nov 3 1962, Denver, Denver County, Colorado.1  

She then married Harold Franklin Wehrman, Feb 7 1965.1,6  

Sarah Elvira Hinshaw died Sep 30 1996, Eldora, Hardin County, Iowa; buried Evans Cemetery, Weld County, Colorado.1,6  

Elvira's obituary appeared in the "Hardin County Index" on Friday, October 4, 1996 (page 2), as follows:6

Elvira Wehrman, 88, of Eldora, died on Monday, September 30, 1996 at the Eldora Manor of natural causes.  

Funeral services were held on Thursday, October 3 at St Paul Lutheran Church in Eldora.  Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora handled arrangements.  A memorial fund has been established.  

Interment will be in Evans Cemetery in Colorado.  

Elvira Wehrman was born January 8, 1908, the daughter of Clarien Jacob and Olive Blanche DeWitt Hinshaw on a ranch near Sundance, Wyoming.  She moved to New Providence in 1914 and attended school there until her junior year and then graduated from Eldora High School in 1926.  She then attended Denver Nursing School at Denver General Hospital and graduated as an RN in 1931.  In 1935 she was united in marriage to Alfred Conley, who preceded her in death in 1962.  

On February 7, 1965, she was united in marriage to Harold Wehrman and they lived near or in Eldora through the present.  

She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Eldora; LWML; Roughwoods Cemetery Society; and the Hardin County Historical Society.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband; one granddaughter; and one brother Jennings Hinshaw.  

Survivors include one daughter, Dorothy Cline of Denver, Colorado; three sons, George Conley and his wife, Karen, of Evergreen, Colorado, Raymond Conley of Denver, Colorado, and Jim Conley and his wife, Holly, of Appleton, Wisconsin; two step-daughters, Nancy Teske and her husband, Marvin of Eldora and Kathleen Hackney and her husband, Gail, of Gifford; three step-sons, Harold Wehrman, Jr., and his wife, Donna of Big Fork, Montana, David Wehrman of Mitchellville and Paul Wehrman and his wife, Linda, Waterloo; one brother, Harvey Hinshaw of Eldora; one sister, Nellie Langhurst of Marion; 28 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.


  1. Contribution from Dorothy Ann (Conley) Cline.
  2. 1910 census, Williams Township, Crook County, Wyoming; roll T624-1746, ED 49, page 5B, line #91, dwelling #125, family #127.
  3. 1920 census, Providence Township, Hardin County, Iowa; roll T625-492, ED 194, page 3B, line #76, dwelling #40, family #42.
  4. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  5. "The William Wade Hinshaw Index to [Iowa] Quaker Meeting Records", a microfiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  6. Posting Jun 5 2000 by Charm Ruhnke () to Hardin County Obituaries:
  7. Obituary of Nellie Olevia Hinshaw.
  8. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:

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