John Chester Hinshaw

                                                          ┌── John Sidney Hinshaw
                                                          │    1830-1916 
                        ┌── John Chester "Chet" Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1865-1938                    │
                        │                                 └── Mary Jane Cruse
                        │                                      1836-1905 
John Chester Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1905                 │                                 ┌── Marion Davis
D: 1980                 │                                 │
                        └── Alpharetta "Rheta" Davis ─────┤
                             1873-1947                    │
                                                          └── Sarah Ellen Stultz
M: Emma Mae Young
   ├── Frances Louise Hinshaw (1934-) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Annabeth Hinshaw (1936-1951) 1,3
   └── Joyce Etah Hinshaw (1940-2013) 1,2,4

John Chester Hinshaw     [ID 01539] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Apr 30 1905, Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,3,5,6,7  

He married Emma Mae Young1 [Emmamae Young8], Jun 5 19321, Hortonville, Indiana1.  Emma, daughter of Joseph Young & Sola/Aola Watkins, was born Jun 30 1913, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.1,3,6,8  

John and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 3 1940), Range Line Road, Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana:3

Hinshaw, John, head-of-household, age 34, born in Indiana; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Hamilton County, Indiana; rented home ($12/month rent); occupation: machinist, steel works; worked 50 weeks in 1939; $1115 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Emma, wife, age 26, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Hamilton County, Indiana.
Hinshaw, Frances L., daughter, age 5, born in Indiana; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Hamilton County, Indiana.
Hinshaw, Anabeth, daughter, age 4.

In 1972 John was living in Monticello, Indiana.1  

John Chester Hinshaw died Jan - 1980, Buffalo, White County, Indiana; buried Carmel Cemetery Old (aka Old Richland Friends Cemetery), Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.6,7  

In 2003 Emma was living in/near Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.6  

Emma died Jun 15 2003, buried Jun 19 2003, Crown Hill Cemetery, 700 West 38th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.6,7,8  

Emma's obituary was published in the "The Indianapolis Star" (Indianapolis, Indiana) on June 18, 2003:8

Hinshaw, Emmamae Young

Emmamae (Young) Hinshaw, 89, Indianapolis, passed away on June 15, 2003.  Mrs. Hinshaw was born on June 30, 1913, to the late Joseph & Sola (Watkins) Young.  She was employed for 15 years with Laughners Cafeteria, as a cook, before retiring in 1964.  She was a member of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.  Survivors include daughters, Frances Burge, Edward, MO and Joyce Allee, Miami, FL; 8 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchldren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.  Friends may greet the family on Thursday, June 19, from 12 pm to 2 pm in Leppert & Hensley Mortuary Smith Carmel Chapel, with funeral service beginning at 2 pm.  Interment will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be directed to Indiana Epilepsy Services, co Community Hospital, 1500 North Ritter Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219.

(photo)Photo: John Chester Hinshaw gravestone Carmel Cemetery Old 7

Social Security information for John Chester Hinshaw: 303-16-4048

Social Security information for Emma Mae Young: 309-32-5525


  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 Emmamae Hinshaw.
  3. 1940 census, Carmel, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T627-1050, ED 29-4, page 1B, line #73, household #26.
  4. Obituary of Joyce Etah Hinshaw.
  5. "The Hinshaw Record" by Lyle Harris Hadley, Florida (1965), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0962525, item 10.
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  8. Obituary of Emmamae Hinshaw; "The Indianapolis Star", Jun 18 2003:

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