William Lorraine Hinshaw

                                                       ┌── William Henry Hinshaw
                                                       │    1862-1951 
                            ┌── Goff Chesney Hinshaw ──┤
                            │    1889-1983             │
                            │                          └── Effie Virretta Berry
                            │                               1865-1959 
William Lorraine Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1918                     │                          ┌── Marion Francis West
D: 1986                     │                          │
                            └── Clara Ethel West ──────┤
                                 1892-1965             │
                                                       └── Nancy Belle Armstrong
M: Lucille -

M: Catherine Jean Stewart
   ├── Linda Jean Hinshaw (1947-) 1,2,3
   ├── William Dean Hinshaw (1952-) 1,2,3
   └── Joseph Stewart Hinshaw (1953-) 1,2,3

William Lorraine Hinshaw     [ID 01513] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Apr 20 1918, Franklin, Indiana.1,4,5  

He married Lucille -.6  Lucille was born about 1920, Indiana.6  

William and Lucille were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 1940), living with William's parents and siblings in Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:6

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.

He then married Catherine Jean Stewart, Jul 20 1944, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.1,7  Catherine, daughter of Foster E. Stewart & Lola Vera Wood, was born Sep 29 1922, Hendricks County, Indiana.1,4  

William was living in Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana, in 1972 and until his death.1,4  

William Lorraine Hinshaw died Jun 1 1986, entombed Lincoln Memory Gardens, 6851 S. Indianapolis Rd., Whitestown, Boone County, Indiana.4,8,9  

Catherine died Nov 5 2007, entombed Nov 9 2007, Lincoln Memory Gardens, 6851 S. Indianapolis Rd., Whitestown, Boone County, Indiana.3,4,10  

Catherine's obituary was published in the "Indianapolis Star" (Indianapolis, Indiana) on November 7, 2007:10

Hinshaw, Catherine J.  

Catherine Jean Hinshaw 85, of Carmel, IN passed away November 5, 2007.  She was a member of the Millersville Order of Eastern Star.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William Hinshaw.  Survivors include children, Linda Jean (Charles) Wormann, William Dean (Melodi) Hinshaw and Joseph Stewart Hinshaw; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; sisters, Sue Smith, Marie Moreland and niece, Barb Oliver.  Family and friends will gather on Friday, November 9, 2007 from 11 a.m. until service at 1 p.m. in Leppert Mortuary, Smith Carmel Chapel.  Entombment will take place at 2:30 p.m. in Lincoln Memory Gardens Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 931 E. 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

Social Security information for William Lorraine Hinshaw: 303-09-7397

Social Security information for Catherine Jean Stewart: 312-12-9090


  1. "Genealogy of Hinshaw/Henshaw" by DoraLee Harvey Hatley (see Mary Jane Hinshaw), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0982181, item 4.
  2. Obituary of Catherine Jean (Stewart) Hinshaw.
  3. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=74287246.
  4. "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
  5. 1930 census, Zionsville, Eagle Township, Boone County, Indiana; roll T626-578, ED 8, page 11A, line #19, dwelling #264, family #265.
  6. 1940 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T627-1050, ED 29-5, page 6A, line #18, household #130.
  7. Marion County Circuit Court; Marriage License Database:
  8. Contribution from Joseph Stewart Hinshaw.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49849697.
  10. Obituary of Catherine Jean Hinshaw; "Indianapolis Star", Nov 7 2007:

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