┌── Joseph Hinshaw
┌── John Madison Hinshaw ──┤
│ 1869-1936 │
│ └── Malissa Richards
Vester Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1902 │
D: 1983 │
└── Minnie Pierce
M: Ethel L. -
└── Kenneth R. Jetton (1929-) 1
Vester Hinshaw [ID 15074]
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Vester Hinshaw2,3 [George Hinshaw2, Eugene V. Hinshaw4, Eugene V. Jetton4, Vester Jetton3,5].
Born Mar 8 1902, Oklahoma.3,6 (Mar 2 1902).7 Vester and brother Lester were twins.2
Vester's mother died seven days after he and his twin brother were born. Lester was raised by the family and a neighbor family took in Vester2 (apparently R.P. & Virginia Jetton).6
Vester and his adoptive parents were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 18 1910), Cooke County, Texas:6
Jetton, R.P., head-of-household, age 51, born in Arkansas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Arkansas; first marriage, married 30 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm.
Jetton, Virginia, wife, age 48, born in Missouri; parents born in Tennessee; first marriage, married 30 years; 3 children, 2 living.
Hinshaw, Vester, step-son, age 8, born in Oklahoma; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Texas; cannot write; attended school.
Vester and his adoptive mother were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 10 1920), Creek County, Oklahoma:4
Jetton, Virginia, head-of-household, age 53, born in Missouri; parents born in Tennessee; widow; owned home (free); occupation: none.
Jetton, Eugene V., son, age 17, born in Oklahoma; father born in Missouri; mother born in Arkansas; occupation: pumper, oil field.
He married Ethel L. -, about 1925.1 Ethel was born Nov 24 1904, Oklahoma.1,3
Vester and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 12 1930), Creek County, Oklahoma:1
Jetton, Eugean V., head-of-household, age 28, born in Oklahoma; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Missouri; first married at age 23; rented home ($12 rent); radio in home; occupation: pumper, oil field; not a war veteran.
Jetton, Ethel L., wife, age 25, born in Oklahoma; father born in Illinois; mother born in Arkansas; first married at age 20.
Jetton, Virginia, mother, age 68, born in Missouri; parents born in Tennessee; widow; first married at age 18.
According to family folklore, Vester became a lawyer and went by the name of George Hinshaw2 (although records indicate he went by Eugene V. Jetton1,4 or Vester Jetton).3,5
In 1978-1983 Vester was living in/near Hobbs, Lea County, New Mexico.3
Ethel died Aug - 1978.3
Vester Hinshaw died Aug 11 1983, Lubbock County, Texas.3,5
Social Security information for Vester Hinshaw: 441-09-6613
Social Security information for Ethel L. -: 525-44-9878
- 1930 census, Euchee Township, Creek County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1900, ED 17, page 5B, line #51, dwelling #80, family #86.
- Contribution from LaDena Jones Parnacher.
- "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from
the Social Security Administration "Death Master File".
- 1920 census, Sepulpa Township, Creek County, Oklahoma; roll T625-1460, ED 48, page 8A, line #11, dwelling #162, family #171.
- Texas Death Index, 1903-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
- 1910 census, Justice Precinct 3, Cooke County, Texas; roll T624-1542, ED 55, page 2A, line #1, dwelling #15, family #15.
- Carter County, Oklahoma, burials; USGenWeb archives:
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