Goff Chesney Hinshaw

                                                    ┌── John Sidney Hinshaw
                                                    │    1830-1916 
                        ┌── William Henry Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1862-1951              │
                        │                           └── Mary Jane Cruse
                        │                                1836-1905 
Goff Chesney Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1889                 │                           ┌── George Howard Berry
D: 1983                 │                           │
                        └── Effie Virretta Berry ───┤
                             1865-1959              │
                                                    └── Eleanor Hudson
M: Clara Ethel West
   ├── Wilma Ethel Hinshaw (1913-1998) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Mildred Elaine Hinshaw (1916-1920) 1,2
   ├── William Lorraine Hinshaw (1918-1986) 1,2,3,5
   ├── Lora Eleanor Hinshaw (1922-2001) 1,3,5
   ├── Roberta Florence Hinshaw (1924-) 1,3,5
   ├── Alton West Hinshaw (1926-2010) 1,3,5,6
   ├── Leveritt Dale Hinshaw (1929-) 1,3,5,6
   ├── Patricia Carol Hinshaw (1932-2006) 1,5
   └── Eldonna Hinshaw (1939-) 5

Goff Chesney Hinshaw     [ID 01506] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 14 18891,2,3,7,8,9,10, Sheridan, Hamilton County, Indiana1,2,3,7,8,9,10 [Boone County, Indiana11].  

He married Clara Ethel West, Sep 11 1912, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,12,13,14  Clara, daughter of Marion Francis West & Nancy Belle Armstrong, was born Apr 7 1892, Lizton, Indiana.1,2,3  

Goff was a florist; later a lay minister.1  

On June 5, 1917 Goff Chesney Hinshaw, age 27, registered for the World War I draft in Boone County, Indiana.  He declared he was born Aug 14 1889 in Boone County, Indiana, and he was then a resident of Zionsville, where he was employed as a "laborer on section" with the "CCC St. L R.R. Co." and had a wife and two children.  He was recorded as slender, medium height, blue eyes, light brown hair.11  

Goff and family were shown in the 1920 census (Mar 26-27 1920), Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:2

Hinshaw, Goff, head-of-household, age 30, [birthplaces unclear]; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Clara E.., wife, age 27, [birthplaces unclear].
Hinshaw, Wilma E., daughter, age 6, [birthplaces unclear]; attended school.
Hinshaw, Mildred E., daughter, age 3, [birthplaces unclear].
Hinshaw, William L., son, age 1 year ? months [unclear], [birthplaces unclear].
Living next door in 1920 were Goff's parents.15  

Goff and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 12 1930), Zionsville, Boone County, Indiana:3

Hinshaw, Goff C., head-of-household, age 40, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 23; rented home ($12 rent); no radio in home; occupation: laborer, odd jobs; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Clara E.., wife, age 37, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 20.
Hinshaw, Wilma E., daughter, age 16, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, William L., son, age 11, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Lara E., daughter, age 8, born in Michigan; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Roberta F., daughter, age 5, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Alton W., son, age 3 years 11 months, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Leveritt D., son, age 1 year ? months, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

Goff and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 1940), Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:5

Hinshaw, Goff C., head-of-household, age 50, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana; rented farm ($10/month rent); occupation: general laborer, wholesale greenhouse; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $885 wages in 1929, plus other income.
Hinshaw, Clara., wife, age 48, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana.
Hinshaw, Lora, daughter, age 18, born in Michigan; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana; occupation: housework, private home.
Hinshaw, Roberta, daughter, age 16, born in Indiana; completed 1 year of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Alton, son, age 14, born in Indiana; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Leveritt Dale, son, age 11, born in Indiana; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Patricia Carol, daughter, age 7, born in Indiana; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Eldonna, daughter, age 6 months, born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, William L, son, age 22, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of high school; married; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana; occupation: packing & shipping clerk, wholesale greenhouse; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $780 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Hinshaw, Lucille, daughter-in-law, age 20, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.

On Apr 27 1942 Goff Chesney Hinshaw, age 53, registered for the World War II draft in Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana.  He declared he was born Aug 14 1889 in Boone County, Indiana, and was then residing at "Carmel R #1", Hamilton County, Indiana, employed by Bower Steincamp of Carmel.  He declared his relative/contact was Clara Ethel Hinshaw of Carmel.  He was recorded as 5'4" tall, 125 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion.16  

Clara died Aug 31 1965, Zionsville, Boone County, Indiana; buried K of P Cemetery, Lizton, Indiana.1  

In 1972 Goff was living in Zionsville, Indiana.1  

In 1983 Goff was living in Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.8  

Goff Chesney Hinshaw died May - 1983.8  

Social Security information for Goff Chesney Hinshaw: 311-03-1487


Sources

  1. "Genealogy of Hinshaw/Henshaw" by DoraLee Harvey Hatley (see Mary Jane Hinshaw), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0982181, item 4.
  2. 1920 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T625-435, ED 93, page 6B, line #58, dwelling #149, family #149.
  3. 1930 census, Zionsville, Eagle Township, Boone County, Indiana; roll T626-578, ED 8, page 11A, line #19, dwelling #264, family #265.
  4. Boone County, Indiana Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920,
    Indiana Works Progress Administration.
  5. 1940 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T627-1050, ED 29-5, page 6A, line #18, household #130.
  6. Contribution from Edwina Rae "George" Frazier-Hewett.
  7. "The Hinshaw Record" by Lyle Harris Hadley, Florida (1965), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0962525, item 10.
  8. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  9. 1900 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T623-375, ED 80, page 6B, line #58, dwelling #136, family #137.
  10. 1910 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T624-353, ED 94, page 58A, line #17, dwelling #177, family #183.
  11. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book 13, page 535).
  13. Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. "Indiana Births, 1880-1920"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. 1920 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T625-435, ED 93, page 6B, line #55, dwelling #148, family #148.
  16. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.


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