Robert Louis Hinshaw

                                                   ┌── James T. Hinshaw
                                                   │    1851-1931 
                        ┌── James Warren Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1881-1960             │
                        │                          └── Amanda Prince
                        │                               1857-1928 
Robert Louis Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1914                 │                          ┌── C. L. Sisk
D: 2001                 │                          │
                        └── Mary Eva Sisk ─────────┤
                             1881-1964             │
                                                   └── Mary E. (Sisk)
M: Louise Prince
   └── Linda Henshaw  1

Robert Louis Hinshaw     [ID 14989] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Robert Louis Hinshaw2,3 [Buster Hinshaw3,4, Buster Henshaw5, Robert L. Henshaw5,6].

Born Aug 26 1914, Alabama.3,6  (1915).2,4  

Robert had no name from the time he was born until the time he affectionately named himself Robert Louis after Robert Louis Stevenson.  He was simply called Buster all of his younger days.  He also changed the spelling of his last name from Hinshaw to Henshaw.3  

Robert served in World War II until his discharge as a result of injuries.3  

Within the family Robert was called "Papaw".3  

He married Louise Prince.5  Louise was born Aug 25 1916.5,6  

In 2001 Robert was living in/near Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama.6  

Robert Louis Hinshaw died Oct 25 2001, buried Cedar Hill Cemetery, Jackson County, Alabama.3  (Oct 20 2001).6  

Louise died Jun 16 2005, buried Cedar Hill Cemetery, Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama.5,6  

Louise's obituary was published as follows:5

Louise Prince Henshaw
Aug. 25, 1916 June 16, 2005

Louise Prince Henshaw passed away Thursday, June 16.  She was 88.  Mrs. Henshaw was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the American Legion Auxiliary and held numerous offices in both the county and state.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. "Buster" Henshaw, and brother, E.J. Prince.  She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and James Bray of Scottsboro; grandchildren, Leisha Holland and her husband, Jimmy, of Scottsboro, and Kenneth Bray of Montgomery; two great-grandchildren, Kimberly Holland and William Holland of Scottsboro; sister, Anna Mary Prince Slusher of Middlesboro, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Willis Vickery and the Rev. April Ponder-Twardy officiating.  Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery with Scottsboro Funeral Home directing.

Social Security information for Robert Louis Hinshaw: 418-18-0450


  1. Obituary of Louise Prince.
  2. 1930 census, Princeton Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T626-21, ED 41, page 4B, line #60, dwelling #81, family #81.
  3. Contribution from Kimberly Michelle Holland ().
  4. 1920 census, Princeton Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T625-19, ED 40, page 3A, line #36, dwelling #48, family #52.
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:

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