Oral Leon Hinshaw

                                                  ┌── Franklin Parker Hinshaw
                                                  │    1857-1941 
                       ┌── Thomas Henry Hinshaw ──┤
                       │    1883-1950             │
                       │                          └── Nettie Anna Henley
                       │                               1863-1928 
Oral Leon Hinshaw ─────┤
B: 1917                │                          ┌── John Ortwein
D: 1980                │                          │
                       └── Ida Mae Ortwein ───────┤
                            1883-1948             │
                                                  └── Elizabeth Biddle
M: Ruth Lavonne Martin
   └── Janice Ann Hinshaw (1937-2004) 1,2,3

Oral Leon Hinshaw     [ID 01577] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Oral Leon Hinshaw1,4 [Leon Hinshaw1,2,3,5].

Born Nov 18 1917, Zionsville, Boone County, Indiana.1,3,4,5  

He married Ruth Lavonne Martin, May 2 1936, Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.1  Ruth, daughter of Bernie Andrew Martin & Blanche Marie Boone, was born May 11 1919, Westfield, Indiana.1,3,5,6  

Leon was living in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, in 1972.1  In 1980 he was living in Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.5  

Oral Leon Hinshaw died Oct - 1980, Indiana.5  

In 1999 Ruth was still living in Indianapolis, Indiana.5  

Ruth died Mar 29 1999, buried Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, near Indianapolis, Fishers, Hamilton County, Indiana.5,6  

Ruth's obituary was written by Flanner & Buchanan Carmel Mortuary:6,7

Ruth L. (Martin) Hinshaw, 79, Indianapolis, formerly of Carmel, died Monday, March 29.  

She worked for the Indiana Department of Revenue for many years, retiring in 1976 as a department manager.  She was a member of the Carmel chapter of the Order of Eastern Star.  

Services: 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 1 in Flanner & Buchanan Carmel Mortuary, with calling from noon.  

Burial: Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Fishers.  

She was the widow of O. Leon Hinshaw.  

Survivors: daughter Janice A. Altum; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.

Social Security information for Oral Leon Hinshaw: 310-16-3815

Social Security information for Ruth Lavonne Martin: 303-20-9912


  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 Janice Ann Hinshaw Altum.
  3. "Family Tree Maker, Family Archives, World Family Tree", Vol. 3, by Broderbund Software, a collection of individual family group submissions.
  4. Boone County, Indiana Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920,
    Indiana Works Progress Administration; book H-2, page 58.
  5. "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
  6. Obituary of Ruth L. (Martin) Hinshaw:
  7. http://www.flanner-buchanan.com/obit/output.asp?id=5121.

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