Leroy F. Hinshaw

                                                   ┌── Hugh Baker Hinshaw
                                                   │    1834-1914 
                        ┌── Arthur Grant Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1873-?                │
                        │                          └── Theressa Flomerfelt
                        │                               1833-1914 
Leroy F. Hinshaw ───────┤
B: 1900                 │
                        └── Mary Fredericks
M: Elsie Josephine Lamb

Leroy F. Hinshaw     [ID 15436] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Leroy F. Hinshaw1 [Roy Hinshaw2].

Born Apr - 1900, Sebastapol, Sonoma County, California.3,4,5  

He married Elsie Josephine Lamb, Sep 2 1926, Hayward, Alameda County, California.1,5  Elsie, daughter of Joseph E. Lamb & Carrie Silva, was born about 1901, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California.5,6  

Leroy's marriage was noted in the "Hayward Review" (Hayward, California) on Friday, September 10, 1926:1

Petaluma Paper Writes of Wedding of Hayward Girl
(From Saturday's Daily Review)

Petaluma Courier: -- Miss Elsie J. Lamb, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Lamb, of Hayward and Leroy F. Hinshaw, formerly of this city, were married at Hayward Thursday morning and in the afternoon the couple arrived here for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Hinshaw, parents of the groom.  

Mr. Hinshaw spent his boyhood here and was graduated from the Petaluma high school.  When a youth he was employed at the Courier and Argus offices and was always a favorite.  

After leaving school he left for Mare Island where he took up the machinist trade and later studied engineering.  He is now chief engineer on the Associated Oil company's tanker Kewanee.  

Mr. Hinshaw is a brother of Harold Hinshaw, who is with the Pacific Gas and Electric Company at San Rafael and Walter Hinshaw of this city.  

He is a young man of sterling worth and his schoolmates and friends in this city will wish him every happiness.  

The news of the wedding was a surprise to his friends, although his parents have been expecting to learn the happy news.

When they returned from their honeymoon the following article was published in the "Hayward Review" (Hayward, California) on Friday, October 1, 1926:2


Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hinshaw have returned from a three weeks honeymoon spent at Vancouver, B. C.  Mrs. Hinshaw was formerly Elsie Lamb, local telephone operator.  The Hinshaws are making their home with the bride's parents.  Mr. Hinshaw is chief engineer on one of the Standard Oil Company's tankers.

The following article was published in the "Hayward Review" (Hayward, California) on Friday, September 30, 1927:7

The district meeting of the Pacific Telephone company will be held in Richmond this evening.  As this is a school of instruction, lectures will be given on laws and regulations.  The following will attend from the Hayward telephone office: Grace Algeo, Dora Jorgensen, Emma and Dorothy Exline, Mrs. Elsie Hinshaw, Katie Addison, Louise Beck, Mrs. and Rose Leonard.

Elsie was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 1930), living with her parents at 745 Jackson, Hayward, Alameda County, California:6

Lamb, Joseph A., head-of-household, age 67, born in California; parents born in Portugal; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer; not a veteran.
Lamb, Carrie, wife, age 51, born in California; parents born in Portugal; first married at age 18.
Hinshaw, Elsie, daughter, age 29, born in California; parents born in California; married, first married at age 25.

See also: Leroy Fay Hinshaw #16600.  


  1. Marriage of Leroy Hinshaw; the "Hayward Review", Sep 10 1926: http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. The "Hayward Review", Oct 1 1926: http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. 1900 census, Analy Township, Sonoma County, California; roll T623-114, ED 156, page 3B, line #88, dwelling #74, family #75.
  4. 1910 census, Analy Township, Sonoma County, California; roll T624-109, ED 137, page 56B, line #61, dwelling #51, family #52.
  5. California, Marriage Records from Select Counties, 1850-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1930 census, Hayward, Alameda County, California; roll T626-109, ED 234, page 15A, line #8, dwelling #360, family #377.
  7. The "Hayward Review", Sep 30 1927: http://www.ancestry.com.

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