Purl L. Hinshaw

                                           ┌── Silas Hinshaw
                                           │    1829-1891 
                   ┌── Arnold B. Hinshaw ──┤
                   │    1858-<1920         │
                   │                       └── Sofronia Mullen
                   │                            1831-1904 
Purl L. Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1912            │                       ┌── Thomas Sutton
D: 2003            │                       │
                   └── Zora Mae Sutton ────┤
                        1885-1968          │
                                           └── Mary Gladys Knapp
M: Dorothy M. -
   └── Rex Hinshaw  1

Purl L. Hinshaw     [ID 13993] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 2 1912, Indiana.2,3,4,5  

He married Dorothy M. -.6  Dorothy was born May 24 1911.2  

Dorothy died Aug 13 1994.2,6  

Purl L. Hinshaw died Aug 1 2003, Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana; age 91.2,5,6  

Purl's death was noted in "The Star Press" (Muncie, Indiana):

Purl Hinshaw, 91

LYNN - Purl Hinshaw, 91, died Friday in Reid Memorial Hospital, Richmond.  

Arrangements are pending at Thomas Funeral Home, Lynn.

Purl's obituary was published in "The Star Press" (Muncie, Indiana):6

Purl L. Hinshaw, 91

LYNN - Purl L. Hinshaw, 91, died Friday in Reid Memorial Hospital, Richmond, after a long illness.  

He retired from Mobile Oil Co. and was an Army veteran of World War II.  

Survivors: a son, Rex Hinshaw; a stepsister, Ruth Funk; special friend, Maxine Parrott; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  

Preceded in death: his wife, Dorothy (1994); two brothers; and a sister.  

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Thomas Funeral Home.  

Burial: Fountain Park Cemetery, Winchester.  

Calling: 5-8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.  

Memorials: First Responders Unit of the Lynn Fire Department.

Social Security information for Purl L. Hinshaw: 303-03-2632

Social Security information for Dorothy M. -: 311-26-6064


  1. Obituary of Purl L. Hinshaw.
  2. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  3. 1920 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T625-464, ED 159, page 13B, line #67, dwelling #371, family #372.
  4. 1930 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T626-624, ED 17, page 8A, line #3, dwelling #184, family #185.
  5. Fountain Park burials, Randolph County, Indiana; USGenWeb Archives
  6. Obituary of Purl L. Hinshaw; "The Star Press", Aug 8 2003:

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