┌── 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
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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
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
Bert and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 10 1940), 112 Van Buren St., Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois:7
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: Bert Hinshaw & Dess Prather with sister Mary Hinshaw and others 18
Photo: Bert Hinshaw with brothers Harry, Ben and Ed 18
Photo: Bert B. Hinshaw World War I draft registration card 17
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