Frederick Philip Hinshaw

                                                     ┌── Franklin Parker Hinshaw
                                                     │    1857-1941 
                            ┌── Robert Rue Hinshaw ──┤
                            │    1891-1968           │
                            │                        └── Nettie Anna Henley
                            │                             1863-1928 
Frederick Philip Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1925                     │                        ┌── Edward George
D: 2011                     │                        │
                            └── Vina Saleen George ──┤
                                 1891-1947           │
                                                     └── Eunice Dunn
M: Nancy Beatrice Reed
   ├── Robin Denise Hinshaw (1953-) 1,2
   ├── September Hinshaw (1955-) 1,2
   ├── Spring Diana Hinshaw (1959-) 1,2
   └── Kimberly Jane Hinshaw (1962-) 1,2

Frederick Philip Hinshaw     [ID 01610] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Frederick Philip Hinshaw1,3 [Phillip Hinshaw4, Phil Hinshaw1,3].

Born Sep 24 1925, Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,3,5  

He married Nancy Beatrice Reed, Sep 14 1951, Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,3  Nancy, daughter of Lloyd W. Reed & Gladys Lewis, was born Apr 17 1931, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.1  

In 1972 Phil was still living in Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.1  

In 2006 Phil was living in Brown County, Indiana.6  

Frederick Philip Hinshaw died Feb 13 2011, at his home, Nashville, Brown County, Indiana; age 85.3  

Phil's obituary was published in the "Indianapolis Star" (Indianapolis, Indiana) on February 16, 2011:3

Frederick "Phil" Hinshaw born September 24, 1925 in Carmel Indiana (Hamilton County) and lived 80 of his 85 years there passed away February 13, 2011 at his present home in Nashville, Indiana

Phil was the son of Rue and Vina (George) Hinshaw who precede him in death.  Phil married Nancy Reed September 14, 1951.  They would have celebrated 60 years of marriage this year.  They are members of the Carmel Christian Church.  They were blessed with four daughters, Robin (Jerry) Nickel of Connersville, September (Jeff) McCabe, Spring Smith and Kimberly Dunkley of Nashville.  Grandchildren Kyle Nickel (fiancée Mia Marcum), Darcie (Todd) Smith; Megan (Tim) O'Bryan, Keely (friend David Kimsey) and Ian McCabe; Kelsey (Johnny) Koslowski, Amber and Stuart Smith; Brittany, Carson and Maddy Dunkley; and one Great Grandson, Ezra Koslowski.  Phil graduated from Carmel High School in 1943, attended Wabash College and was a charter member and first chapter president of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.  He also attended Butler University and Michigan State.  His military service included the United States Army and United States Air Force.  While in Carmel he was a volunteer fire fighter, Town Board member 1972-1976, Police Commissioner, Zoning and Planning Board.  Phil was honored with the "Hall of Fame" award by CHS Alumni Assn, received the ROSA award by Carmel Rotary in 1997, a member of Carmel Bicentennial Committee in 1976, Carmel Sesquicentennial Committee in 1987 and a charter member of Carmel Clay Historical Society.  December 19, 2004 was proclaimed Phil and Nancy Hinshaw Day in Carmel by the Mayor

In 1987 he wrote and published a history of Carmel titled The Heritage of Carmel, Ind.  He was a member of Carmel Cemetery Board for many years and was honored and proud to place American flags on all the Veteran's graves in six local cemeteries for Memorial Day from the age of five until 2005.  Phil was plant manager of Color Craft Corp in Indianapolis for 25 years.  As an avid collector of antiques and junque, he and Nancy owned the Heritage of Carmel Antique and Flower Shop for 25 years.  One of his greatest joys was fishing in the Bountry waters with his good friend Smitty.  He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Ruth Jean Brechbill; and son-in-law Brad Smith.  Services will be Thursday, Feb. 17th at Leppert Mortuary, Smith Carmel Chapel with calling at 11:00 a.m. and service at 2:00 p.m.  Burial will be at Carmel Cemetery.  Recipients of memorial tributes might be Humane Society of Hamilton or Brown County, Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department in Nashville, Carmel Christian Church, Carmel Clay Historical Society.


  1. "Genealogy of Hinshaw/Henshaw" by DoraLee Harvey Hatley (see Mary Jane Hinshaw), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0982181, item 4.
  2. Frederick Philip Hinshaw obituary.
  3. Obituary of Frederick "Phil" Hinshaw; "Indianapolis Star", Feb 16 2011:
  4. U.S. Public Records Index;
  5. 1930 census, Carmel, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T626-590, ED 4, page 1A, line #28, dwelling #8, family #8.
  6. Contribution from Jennifer Duba ().

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