Martha Jane Hinshaw

                                                     ┌── John Sidney Hinshaw
                                                     │    1830-1916 
                        ┌── Stephen Sidney Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1869-1955               │
                        │                            └── Mary Jane Cruse
                        │                                 1836-1905 
Martha Jane Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1914                 │                            ┌── John Luther Nicum
D: 2012                 │                            │
                        └── Emma May Nicum ──────────┤
                             1879-1950               │
                                                     └── Laura Ballard
M: John Robert Chereson

Martha Jane Hinshaw     [ID 01551] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 3 1914, Beaverton, Gladwin County, Michigan.1,2,3,4  

She married John Robert Chereson, Aug 1 1936, Buffalo, Erie County, New York.1  John, son of Harry Chereson & Anna Czurk/Czuryk, was born May 10 1913, Butler, Pennsylvania.1,3,5,6  


Robert S. Chereson, born May 15 1937, Cleveland, Ohio; died Apr 27 2008, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio; buried Ashland County Memorial Park; married Mary C. McIntyre, Dec 31 1956 (children: John, Daniel, Steve, Robert P. and Mary M. Chereson). 3,7,8,9
Patricia Chereson, born 1939, Ohio; married Robert Welch. 3
Gail Chereson; married John Freeman.
Martha Chereson, born Aug 15 1945, Ohio; married Gary Franck. 7

Martha and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 12 1940), 8707 Detroit Avenue (apparently a large apartment building), Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio:3

Chereson, John, head-of-household, age 26, born in Pennsylvania; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Ohio; rented home ($33/month rent); occupation: clerical, hub supply office; worked 42 weeks in 1939; $920 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Chereson, Martha, wife, age 25, born in Michigan; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Ohio.
Chereson, Robert S., son, age 2, born in Ohio.
Chereson, Patricia, daughter, age 6 months, born in Ohio.
Hinshaw, Steven, father-in-law, age 70, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same city; $0 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Hinshaw, Emma May, mother-in-law, age 61, born in Indiana; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same city; occupation: nursemaid, private family; worked 0 weeks in 1939; $0 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Graydon, brother-in-law, age 32, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same city; occupation: truck driver, express lines; worked 39 weeks in 1939; $975 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Virginia, sister-in-law, age 22, born in Michigan; completed 1 year of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.

In 1972 Martha Jane was living in Cleveland, Ohio.1  

John died Dec 27 1992, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; age 79.5,6  

Martha Jane Hinshaw died Dec 26 2012, age 98.4  

Martha's obituary was published in "The Plain Dealer" (Cleveland, Ohio) on January 2, 2013:4

Martha Chereson
(November 3, 1914 - December 26, 2012)

MARTHA CHERESON (nee Hinshaw).  Age 98.  Beloved wife of the late John R.  Loving mother of Robert S. (deceased) (Mary), Patricia (Robert, deceased) Welch, Gail (John, deceased) Freeman and Martha (Gary) Franck.  Grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother.  Dear sister of the late Milliard, Graydon and Fred.  Funeral services will be held Friday, January 4, 11:00 a.m., at the Chapel at Sunset Memorial Park, 6245 Columbia Rd.  Interment following.  Family will receive friends from 10:00 - 11:00 A.M. FRIDAY ONLY.  Family suggests contibutions to the Hospice of the Western Reserve.  Online condolences at Arrangements by DAVID G. MARTENS & SON FUNERAL HOME 216 941-1772

Social Security information for John Robert Chereson: 293-09-1715


  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, Grout Township, Gladwin County, Michigan; roll T625-766, ED 178, page 8B, line #61, dwelling #165, family #166.
  3. 1940 census, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; roll T627-3203, ED 92-25, page 10A, line #25, household #236.
  4. Obituary of Martha Jane (Hinshaw) Chereson; "The Plain Dealer" Jan 2 2013:
  5. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007;
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  7. Ohio, Birth Index, 1908-1964;
  8. Obituary of Robert S. Chereson; "Mansfield News" (Columbus, Ohio), Apr 29 2009:
    United States Obituary Collection;

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