┌── Jesse Hinshaw │ 1824-1901 ┌── Ezra Ira Hinshaw ──┤ │ 1846-1877 │ │ └── Julia Hadley │ 1824-1892 Della Hinshaw ───┤ B: 1874 │ D: 1918 │ └── Glaphrey Goodman 1847-1927 M: Arthur Pete
|Della Hinshaw [ID 01366]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Apr 7 1874, Iowa.1,2,3
She married Arthur Pete, Sep 18 1907.2,4
Della Hinshaw died Sep 30 19182 [Oct 2 19196], Leavenworth, Washington6.
Della died in an accident when she was working as a telegraph operator for the railroad. She was accustomed to going to lunch on the other side of the tracks. One day she crawled under a parked railroad car in order to get to the other side of the tracks. The cars suddenly started to move, jostled together, and severed her legs, killing her.7
Della's obituary was published in the "Enterprise Record Chieftain" on Thursday, October 17, 1918, as follows:8
Mrs. J.S. WAGNER'S NIECE IS KILLED BY A TRAIN
Mrs. J.S. Wagner has received a letter from her sister, Mrs. Glaphrey Shelley of Cornelius, Ore., telling of the death of her daughter, Mrs. Delia Peat, wife of Arthur Peat, at Leavenworth, Wash., Oct. 2. Mrs. Shelley has been to Enterprise many times and is remembered by friends of the family. She wrote: "She started to her home a little before midnight and as the trainmen had told her it would be safe to cross the tracks, she darted across them, as it was a nearer route home. As she crossed the last track, a train ran over her and she lived only two hours. They brought her here for burial. Her husband and children are here and expect to stay this winter. Her boy is 10 years old and the girl is 8. They are nice quiet children and I am glad to have them and their father". Milas, Virgil and Louie came to he funeral. Milas' wife and little girl came, also Louie brought two children. The three named are the other children of Mrs. Shelley. Louie is the wife of Ernest Taylor, who has also been in Enterprise. Milas and Virgil Hinshaw are sons of Mrs. Shelley by a former marriage and both are prominent in the prohibition party, the latter having been state chairman for some years.
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