Stephen Curtis Hinshaw

                                                       ┌── Andrew Hinshaw
                                                       │    1829-1911 
                          ┌── Stephen Curtis Hinshaw ──┤
                          │    1858-1937               │
                          │                            └── Sarah Ann Hiatt
                          │                                 1839-1917 
Stephen Curtis Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1894                   │                            ┌── George Washington Brickell
D: 1947                   │                            │
                          └── Hannah Lee Brickell ─────┤
                               1859-1935               │
                                                       └── Sarah Jane Jones
M: Myra Louise Wallace
   ├── Wallace Bigham Hinshaw (1921-2001) 1,2,3
   └── Stephen Curtis Hinshaw (1924-1996) 1,2,3

Stephen Curtis Hinshaw     [ID 01448] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 12 1894, Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9  

Stephen was a Kansas University Football Coach and a real estate broker.  He served in the European theater during World War I.1  

On Jun 5 1917 Stephen Curtis Hinshaw Jr., age 22, registered for the World War I draft in Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas.  He declared he was born November 12 1894 in Emporia, Kansas, and was then residing at 824 Commercial, Emporia where he was single, a student and a clerk.  He claimed an exemption due to "application for officer training".  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair.8  

He married Myra Louise Wallace, Jul 13 1918, Des Moines, Iowa.1,2,5  Myra, daughter of Albert Reed Wallace & Louise Bigham, was born Aug 8 1892, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.1,2,3,9,10  

Stephen and Myra were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 7 1920), living with Myra's parents and grandmother in White City, Morris County, Kansas:9

Bigham, Elizabeth H., head-of-household, age 81, born in New York; father born in New Hampshire; mother born in Connecticut; widow; owned home; occupation: none.
Wallace, Albert R., son-in-law, age 57, born in Illinois; father born in Ohio; mother born in New York; occupation: president, bank.
Wallace, Louise B., daughter, age 49, born in Kansas; father born in Ohio; mother born in New York; occupation: none.
Hinshaw, Myra, granddaughter, age 27, born in Missouri; father born in Kansas [sic]; mother born in Illinois [sic]; occupation: none.
Hinshaw, Stephen, grandson [sic], age 26, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Tennessee; occupation: commercial trader, oil stock.
Wallace, Albert R., grandson, age 25, born in Missouri; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kansas; married; occupation: cashier, bank.

The following article was published in "The Lincoln State Journal" (Lincoln, Nebraska) on Saturday, August 25, 1928:11

Jayhawk Coachs Ready.

LAWRENCE, Kas., Aug. 25. -- (U.P.) -- All members of the University of Kansas coaching staff are in Lawrence awaiting the start of the 1928 grid season.  The last to arrive was Stephen Hinshaw who succeeds John Bunn, freshman coach for the past several years who advanced to the varsity staff.

Stephen and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 10 1930), 631 Ohio Street, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas:3

Hinshaw, Stephen C., head-of-household, age 36, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Tennessee; first married at age 24; rented home ($50 rent); radio in home; occupation: football coach, state university; World War I veteran.
Hinshaw, Myra W., wife, age 37, born in Missouri; parents born in Illinois [sic]; first married at age 25.
Hinshaw, Wallace, son, age 8, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Missouri; attended school.
Hinshaw, Stephen C. III, son, age 6, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Missouri; attended school.

Stephen Curtis Hinshaw died Jun 26 1947, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas; buried Lawrence Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence, Kansas.1,2,5,12  

In 1972 Myra was still living in Lawrence, Kansas.1  

In 1983 Myra was living in/near Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colorado.10  

Myra died Jun - 1983, buried Lawrence Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence, Kansas.10,12

(photo)Photo: Stephen Curtis Hinshaw World War I draft registration card 8

Social Security information for Myra Louise Wallace: 509-48-3937


  1. "Genealogy of Hinshaw/Henshaw" by DoraLee Harvey Hatley (see Mary Jane Hinshaw), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0982181, item 4.
  2. "Hiatt-Hiett Genealogy and Family History" by William Perry Johnson, microfilm #1421712, item 5, in the LDS Family History Library.
  3. 1930 census, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas; roll T626-700, ED 6, page 8A, line #29, dwelling #203, family #220.
  4. Manuscript titled "Thomas Hinshaw 'The Little Irish Weaver' And Others" by John E. Hinshaw, Urban-Side-On-The-East, Emporia, Kansas, 1911.
  5. "The Hinshaw Record" by Lyle Harris Hadley, Florida (1965), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0962525, item 10.
  6. 1900 census, Emporia Township, Lyon County, Kansas; roll T623-487, ED 73, page 13A, line #27, dwelling #267, family #267.
  7. 1910 census, Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas; roll T624-445, ED 51, page 190A, line #1, dwelling #226, family #238.
  8. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  9. 1920 census, White City, Rolling Prairie Township, Morris County, Kansas; roll T625-538, ED 99, page 4A, line #2, dwelling #80, family #83.
  10. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  11. "The Lincoln State Journal", Aug 25 1928;

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