Robert Fred Hinshaw

                                                     ┌── Joseph Warren Hinshaw
                                                     │    1867-1955 
                        ┌── Clarence Irvin Henshaw ──┤
                        │    1890-1979               │
                        │                            └── Emma Ellsworth
                        │                                c1869-1893 
Robert Fred Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1921                 │                            ┌── Noah W. Schwinn
D: 2002                 │                            │
                        └── Cora E. Schwinn ─────────┤
                             1889-1968               │
                                                     └── Ida Shelly/Shelley
M: Kathleen M. McDaniel
   ├── Larry Bob Hinshaw  1,2
   ├── Brian Randall Hinshaw  1,2
   └── Ronald Max Hinshaw  1,2

Robert Fred Hinshaw     [ID 14720] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 20 1921, Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.1,3,4,5  

He married Kathleen M. McDaniel, Aug 23 1942, Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.1,6  Kathleen, daughter of Raymond C. McDaniel & Mary G. Goetz, was born Jan 19 1922, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.6  

Robert was an Air-Force veteran of WWII and was a member of the 334th Confederate Air Force Squadron.  He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Elwood, the Elwood V.F.W. Post 5782, and the Chesterfield American Legion.  He was also a Boy Scout Master for 17 years at the First United Methodist Church in Elwood.1  

In 1968 Robert was living in Elwood, Indiana.7  

In 1980 Robert retired from Delco-Remy in Anderson were he worked for 30 years working as a fork lift driver.1  

In 2002 Robert was still living in/near Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.5  

Robert Fred Hinshaw died Jun 12 2002, Community Hospital, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana; age 80.1,5,6  

Kathleen died Feb 7 2010, at her home, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana; age 88.6  

Kathleen's obituary was published online on February 9, 2010:6

Kathleen M. Hinshaw
1922 - 2010

Kathleen M. Hinshaw, age 88 and lifelong resident of Elwood, died February 7, 2010 at her residence in Elwood after an extended illness.  She was born on January 19, 1922 in Elwood, Indiana.  She retired from Delco Remy in Anderson in 1977 where she worked in production for 30 years.  She was a 1940 graduate of Elwood High School.  She married Robert Fred Hinshaw on August 23, 1942.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Elwood.  She was also a member of the U.A.W. #662.  She was a member of the Elwood Quilting Club and the Elwood Gardening Club.  She enjoyed reading and crafts.  

Suriviors include: 3 Sons -- Larry Bob and wife Sandy Hinshaw of Blue Grass, Iowa, Brian Randall and wife Annie Hinshaw of Elwood, and Ronald Max Hinshaw of Elwood; Sister -- Ruth Chappell of Frankfort; 2 Brothers -- Raymond McDaniel of Elwood, and Wayne McDaniel of New Haven; 4 Grandchildren -- Lisa Hinshaw-Nguyen and husband Tam of Brooklyn, NY, Brett and wife Melissa Hinshaw of Westfield, Robert "Bobby" Frye, Jr. of Elwood, and Elliot Hinshaw of Elwood; 5 Great-Grandchildren -- Sabrina Hinshaw of Westfield, Warrick Hinshaw of Westfield, Gavin Hinshaw of Westfield, Reaghan Frye of Daleville, and Julian Nguyen of Brooklyn, NY.  

She was preceded in death by her parents -- Raymond C. and Mary G. (Goetz) McDaniel; Husband who died June 12, 2002 -- Robert F. Hinshaw; 2 Sisters -- Margaret Wire and Mary Alice Delong.  

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Thursday, February 11, 2010 at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home in Elwood with Rev. Chris Dare of the First United Methodist Church officiating.  Burial will take place in the Elwood City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Thursday, February 11, 2010 at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Elwood through the funeral home.  Online condolences can be made to the Hinshaw family at

Social Security information for Robert Fred Hinshaw: 313-14-2739


  2. Obituary of Kathleen (McDaniel) Hinshaw.
  3. 1930 census, Orestes, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T626-605, ED 44, page 1A, line #7, dwelling #2, family #2.
  4. 1940 census, Alexandria, Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana; roll T627-1073, ED 48-52, page 6A, line #25, household #127.
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. Obituary of Kathleen M. Hinshaw; published online Feb 9 2010 by Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home:
  7. Obituary of Cora E. Schwinn.

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