Norma Jean Hinshaw

                                                      ┌── John Embree Hinshaw
                                                      │    1862-1954 
                         ┌── Howard Barclay Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1896-1991               │
                         │                            └── Elizabeth Bertha Smith
                         │                                 1869-1939 
Norma Jean Hinshaw ──────┤
B: 1930                  │                            ┌── Isaac Talbott Dewees
D: 2015                  │                            │
                         └── Martha Dorothy Dewees ───┤
                              1898-1995               │
                                                      └── Elisabeth F. Talbott
M: Ralph Glenn Gatchell

M: Donald Edgar Atkinson

Norma Jean Hinshaw     [ID 01480] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 10 1930, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida.1,2,3,4  

Norma Jean was adopted.1,2  

She married Ralph Glenn Gatchell1,5 [Ralph Glenn Gatchel6,7], Jun 7 19501,5, Sebring, Highlands County, Florida1,5.  Ralph, son of John B. Gatchel & Bessie L. Ankrom, was born Nov 1 1928, Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio.1,7,8  


Barbara Jean Gatchel, born Dec 23 1951; married -- Warren.
David Ralph Gatchel, born July 9 1954.
Elizabeth Carol Gatchel, born Jan 7 1964; married -- Stamp.

Norma Jean and Ralph divorced Aug 16 1968, Columbiana County, Ohio.5,10  Ralph died Sep 9 1998, buried Grandview Cemetery, Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio.7,8,11  

She then married Donald Edgar Atkinson1,5, Feb 17 19701,5 [Feb 7 19709].  


Lee Atkinson; married Ivonne --.
James Atkinson.
Mary Catherine Atkinson; married David Leis.
Jill Atkinson; married Stan Mann.


John Howard Atkinson, born Jun 18 1970.

In 1997-2015 Norma was living in Salem, Ohio.5,9,12  

Norma Jean Hinshaw died Oct 29 2015, Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio; age 85.9  

Norma's obituary was published as follows:9

Norma Jean Atkinson, age 85, of Salem, died at 8:40 a.m. Thursday, October 29, 2015 in the Emergency Room of Salem Regional Medical Center.  She was born October 10, 1930 in Jacksonville, Florida, the daughter of the late Howard and Martha (DeWees) Hinshaw.  

Her husband, Donald E. Atkinson, whom she married February 7, 1970 survives her along with two sons, David Gatchel of Leetonia and John Atkinson of Salem; two stepsons, Lee (Ivonne) Atkinson of Houston, Texas and James Atkinson of Salem; two daughters, Barbara Warren of Lisbon and Elizabeth Stamp of Salem; two stepdaughters, Mary Catherine (David) Leis of Fallston, Pennsylvania and Jill (Stan) Mann of Beaver, Pennsylvania; two sisters, Mary Anne (Robert) Walton of Winona and Kathleen (Leroy) Holloway of Winter Springs, Florida; 13 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.  

A brother and a sister also preceded her in death.

Social Security information for Ralph Glenn Gatchell: 271-24-4219


  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. 1940 census, Sebring, Highlands County, Florida; roll T627-589, ED 28-7, page 14A, line #7, household #299.
  5. Contribution from LeRoy Emry Holloway.
  6. Florida Marriage Indexes, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001;
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  8. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007;
  10. Ohio Divorce Index, 1962-1963, 1967-1971, 1973-2007;
  12. Obituary of Chester Dewees Hinshaw.

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