John William Hinshaw

                        ┌── George Washington Hinshaw
                        │    1852-?    
John William Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1878                 │
D: 1951                 │
                        └── Nancy Jane Foster
John William Hinshaw     [ID 14068] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

John William Hinshaw1 [John H. Hinshaw2,3,4].

Born Nov 4 1878, Tennessee.1,5  (Nov 4 1876).2,4  (Nov 4 1867).6  (c1883, Alabama).7  

On Sep 12 1918 John William Hinshaw, age 40, registered for the World War I draft in Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee.  He declared he was born November 4 1878, and was then residing at Faris Chapel, Franklin County, Tennessee, employed in farming.  He declared his nearest relative was George W. Hinshaw of Cowan, Franklin County, Tennessee.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, blue eyes, black hair.1  

John William Hinshaw died Nov 4 1951, rural Belvidere, Franklin County, Tennessee; age 75.2,3  


Note: John's death certificate shows his date of birth as Nov 4 1876,4 but his gravestone is engraved Nov 4 1867;6 he himself declared his birthdate on his World War I draft registration as Nov 4 1878.1

(photo)Photo: John William Hinshaw death certificate Franklin County, Tennessee 4

(photo)Photo: John William Hinshaw gravestone Keith Springs Cemetery 6


  1. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  2. Franklin County, Tennessee, cemeteries, F443 F7C46 1986 in the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Contributed by Robert Worley.
  3. Shelby County, Tennessee, Register of Deeds; Archives:
  4. Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958;
  5. 1880 census, 16th Civil District, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T9-1253, ED 96, page 157A, line #15, dwelling #61, family #61.
  7. 1910 census, Civil District 2, Franklin County, Tennessee; ED 21, page 40A (sheet 8A), line #31, dwelling #152, family #152.

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