Nellie Olevia Hinshaw

                                                     ┌── Ezra William Hinshaw
                                                     │    1840-1929 
                         ┌── Clairen Jacob Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1876-1951              │
                         │                           └── Elvira E. Griffin
                         │                                1846-1928 
Nellie Olevia Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1916                  │                           ┌── Abram Seymour DeWitt
D: 2010                  │                           │
                         └── Olive Blanch DeWitt ────┤
                              1877-1955              │
                                                     └── Sarah Amanda Aylsworth
M: Ray Milo Langhurst

Nellie Olevia Hinshaw     [ID 01342] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Nellie Olevia Hinshaw1,2,3,4,5,6 [Nell Hinshaw6].

Born Dec 22 1916, New Providence, Eldora, Hardin County, Iowa.2,4,5,6  

She married Ray Milo Langhurst, Aug 8 1942, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa.5,6  Ray was born Aug 18 1914.7  


Ross William Langhurst, born May 25 1946, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; married Cindee --.
Nancy Rae Langhurst, born Nov 6 1950, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; married Jake Parizek.

In 1996 Nellie was living in Marion, Iowa.3  

Ray died Dec 30 1999.7  

In 2008-2010 Nell was living in Iowa City, Iowa.6,8  

Nellie Olevia Hinshaw died Mar 9 2010, age 93.6  

Nell's obituary was published in the "Cedar Rapids Gazette" (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) on March 10, 2010:6

Langhurst, Nell

Nell Langhurst, 93, of Iowa City, died peacefully Tuesday, March 9, 2010.  Nell deeded her body to the University of Iowa Deeded Body Program.  No services will be held.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Iowa City Hospice.  

Nellie Olevia Langhurst was born Dec. 22, 1916, in Eldora, the daughter of Claren J. and Olivia Blanche (DeWitt) Hinshaw.  She married Ray Langhurst Aug. 8, 1942, in Cedar Rapids.  Nell was a longtime resident of the Cedar Rapids/Marion area.  

Survivors include her children, Nancy (Jake) Parizek of Iowa City and Ross (Cindee) Langhurst of Shawano, Wis.; four grandchildren, Nathan Langhurst of Stevens Point, Wis., Katie (Justin) Popp of Shawano, and Chris Parizek and Molly Parizek, both of Iowa City; and four great-grandchildren.  

Nell was preceded in death by her husband; brothers, Claren Jennings Hinshaw and Harvey Hinshaw; and one sister, Elvira Wehrman.  

On line condolences may be directed to

Social Security information for Ray Milo Langhurst: 480-12-1186


  1. "The William Wade Hinshaw Index to [Iowa] Quaker Meeting Records", a microfiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  2. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  3. Obituary of Sarah Elvira Hinshaw.
  4. 1920 census, Providence Township, Hardin County, Iowa; roll T625-492, ED 194, page 3B, line #76, dwelling #40, family #42.
  5. Contribution from Dorothy Ann (Conley) Cline citing: family records.
  6. Obituary of Nell (Hinshaw) Langhurst; "Cedar Rapids Gazette", Mar 10 2010:
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  8. Obituary of Harvey DeWitt Hinshaw.

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