Bert B. Hinshaw

                                                  ┌── Enan Hinshaw
                                                  │    1824-1901 
                     ┌── Charles Newton Hinshaw ──┤
                     │    1849-1918               │
                     │                            └── Rebecca Ingram
                     │                                 1829-1908 
Bert B. Hinshaw ─────┤
B: 1896              │                            ┌── William C. Smith
D: 1957              │                            │
                     └── Anna Ella Smith ─────────┤
                          1852-1947               │
                                                  └── Mary Jane Everal
M: Dessa Lee Prather
   ├── Bert B. Hinshaw (1917-1917) 1,2
   ├── Helen Berneice Hinshaw (1920-2010) 1,3,4,5,6
   ├── Harold Bert Hinshaw (1923-1978) 1,3,4,5,6,7
   ├── Hazel Beradine Hinshaw (1924-1994) 1,3,4,5,6,7,8
   ├── Harriet Beatrice Hinshaw (1926-) 1,3,4,5,6,7
   └── Donald Lee Hinshaw (1933-2014) 1,3,5,6,7

Bert B. Hinshaw     [ID 00016] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Bert B. Hinshaw1,9,10,11,12,13,14 [Robert Hinshaw15].

Born Nov 22 18961,4,9,10,16 [Nov 27 189617], Danvers, McLean County, Illinois1,4,9,10,16.  

He married Dessa Lee Prather1,14 [Des Prather1,11], Jun 19 19161,14, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri1,14.  Dessa, daughter of John Prather & Jane Finch, was born May 2 1900, Kentucky.1,4,7,11,16  

Des was sister of Effie Prather who married Bert's brother Ira.11  

On Jun 5 1918 Bert B. Hinshaw, age 21, registered for the World War I draft in Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.  He declared he was born November 27 1896 in Danvers, Illinois, and his father was also born in Danvers, Illinois.  He declared he was employed by "my self + by day".  He declared his nearest relative was Dessa Hinshaw of Danvers.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, grey eyes, brown hair.17  

Bert and Dessa were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 7 1920), 1211 Wright St., Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois:16

Hinshaw, Bert, head-of-household, age 23, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Pennsylvania; rented home; occupation: factory laborer.
Hinshaw, Dessa, wife, age 20, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky.

Bert and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 18 1930), Richland Place Subdivision, in/near East Peoria, Fondulac Township, Tazewell County, Illinois:4

Hinshaw, Bert B., head-of-household, age 33, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 19; owned home ($3000 value); radio in home; occupation: mechanic, garage; not a war veteran
Hinshaw, Dessie L., wife, age 30, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first married at age 16.
Hinshaw, Helen B., daughter, age 10. born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky; attended school.
Hinshaw, Harold B., son, age 7. born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky; attended school.
Hinshaw, Hazel B., daughter, age 4. born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky.
Hinshaw, Harriet B., daughter, age 3 years 8 months. born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kentucky.

Bert and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 10 1940), 112 Van Buren St., Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois:7

Hinshaw, Bert B., head-of-household, age 42, born in Illinois completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned home ($3000 value); occupation: greaser, garage; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $624 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Hinshaw, Dessa, wife, age 39, born in Kentucky completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Hinshaw, Harold, son, age 16. born in Illinois; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Hinshaw, Hazel, daughter, age 14. born in Illinois; completed 1 year of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Hinshaw, Harriet, daughter, age 13. born in Illinois; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Hinshaw, Donald, son, age 6. born in Illinois; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.

In 1954 Bert was living in/near Peoria, Illinois.3  

Bert B. Hinshaw died May 17 1957, Methodist Hospital, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois; buried Springdale Cemetery, Peoria, Illinois.1,10,14  Medical: Bert died from lung cancer.12,13,14  

Bert's obituary appeared in the Bloomington Pantagraph on, as follows:14

Bert B. Hinshaw
Bert B. Hinshaw, 60 of 1403 N. Madison Ave., Peoria, a former Bloomington and Danvers resident, died of lung cancer at 3:40 p.m. Friday at Methodist Hospital in Peoria.  He had been in failing health more than three years and in the hospital four days.  
His funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Davison Funeral Home in Peoria.  The Rev. Dan Demmin will officiate and burial will be in Springdale Cemetery in Peoria.  
Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.  
He was born near Danvers Nov. 22, 1896, a son of C.N. and Anna E. Smith Hinshaw.  He married Dessa Prather in St. Louis June 19, 1916.  Before moving to Peoria 34 years ago he was an employee of Corn Belt Lumber Co. in Bloomington.  The last 15 years he has been a warehouse clerk at LeTourneau-Westinghouse in Peoria.  
Surviving are his wife; two sons, Harold, Chicago; Donald, Peoria; three daughters, Mrs. Helen Van Dusen, Elmwood; Mrs. Hazel Freeze and Mrs. Harriett Sheppard, Peoria; 12 grandchildren; three brothers, Charles and Ben, Danvers; Don, Farmington.  A son, four sisters and five brothers preceded him in death.

Dessa died Sep 3 1986, Peoria, Illinois; buried Sep 6 1986, Peoria, Illinois.1

(photo)Photo: Bert Hinshaw & Dess Prather with sister Mary Hinshaw and others 18

(photo)Photo: Bert Hinshaw with brothers Harry, Ben and Ed 18

(photo)Photo: Bert B. Hinshaw World War I draft registration card 17


Sources

  1. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.
  2. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. Contribution from David W. Jones citing: obituary of Laura (Hinshaw) Rockel.
  4. 1930 census, Fondulac Township, Tazewell County, Illinois; roll T626-562, ED 13, page 5A, line #10, dwelling #112, family #114.
  5. Obituary of Bert B. Hinshaw.
  6. Obituary of Donald Lee Hinshaw.
  7. 1940 census, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois; roll T627-917, ED 104-8, page 9B-10A, line #79, household #205.
  8. "The Peoria Journal Star", August 9, 1994, pg D5;
    (UMI Obituaries 1990-1997. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998).
  9. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  10. Family group sheets from Randy Hunter ()
  11. Interview with Wayne Hinshaw.
  12. Interview with Jack Hinshaw.
  13. Interview with Lola Hinshaw Worley.
  14. Contribution from David W. Jones citing: obituary of Bert Hinshaw.
  15. 1880 census, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T9-0229, ED 154, page 40B, line #36, dwelling #121, family #125.
  16. 1920 census, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois; roll T625-387, ED 112, page 7A, line #43, dwelling #176, family #183.
  17. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. Photo courtesy of David W. Jones.


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