James Delmer Hinshaw

                                                    ┌── Charlie Albert Hinshaw
                                                    │    1875-1961 
                        ┌── Vernie Delmar Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1900-1973              │
                        │                           └── Sarah E. "Sallie" Overman
                        │                                1880-1959 
James Delmer Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1920                 │
D: 1996                 │
                        └── Nettie Florence Pike
M: Viola Ruth Smith
   ├── James Gary Hinshaw (1946-) 1,2,3
   └── Johnny Calvin Hinshaw (1951-) 1,2,3

James Delmer Hinshaw     [ID 16270] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 30 1920, Alamance County, North Carolina.1,4,5,6,7,8  

He married Viola Ruth Smith, Nov 10 1945, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,9,10  Viola, daughter of William Morris Smith, was born 1921, Stokes County, North Carolina.2,10  

James Delmer Hinshaw died Oct 12 1996, Wesley Long Hospital, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina; age 76.1,4,5,6  

James' obituary was published in the "Greensboro News & Record" (Greensboro, North Carolina) on Sunday, October 13, 1996:1

Mr. James Delmer (J.D.) Hinshaw, 76, of 10463 Highway 49 South passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 1996, at the Wesley Long Hospital in Greensboro.  The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 1996, at Pleasant Hill Christian Church, with Rev. Howard Spray officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Mr. Hinshaw was a native of Alamance County, a member of the Pleasant Hill Christian Church, the Adult Sunday School of his church and served with the U.S. Air Force during World War II.  He was an Honorary member of the Liberty Ruritan Club.  Mr. Hinshaw was part owner of the Hinshaw Garage, had previously worked with Stout Chair Company and was retired from Gregson Manufacturing Company.  He was also a retired farmer.  Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Mrs. Viola Smith Hinshaw of the home; sons, Jimmy and his wife, Donna of Nashville, Tenn., Johnny and his wife, Katie of Liberty; four grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; and brothers, Calvin and Bill Hinshaw of Liberty.  The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. tonight at the Loflin Funeral Home in Liberty and other times at the residence.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasant Hill Christian Church, 1712 Pleasant Hill-Liberty Road, Liberty, NC 27298.

Viola died Dec 14 2008, buried Pleasant Hill Christian Church cemetery.10  

Viola's death was noted in the "Greensboro News-Record" (Greensboro, North Carolina) on December 16, 2008:10

Viola Ruth Smith Hinshaw

LIBERTY -- Mrs. Viola Ruth Smith Hinshaw, 87, passed away on Sunday, December 14, 2008.  

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17, at Pleasant Hill Christian Church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  

Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home in Liberty.

Social Security information for James Delmer Hinshaw: 237-20-7989


  1. The "Greensboro News & Record", October 13, 1996, pg B7;
    (UMI Obituaries 1990-1997. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998).
  2. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. Obituary of James Delmer Hinshaw.
  4. "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
  5. "North Carolina Deaths, 1993-96"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-2004; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. 1930 census, Patterson Township, Alamance County, North Carolina; roll T626-1671, ED 1, page 9A, line #27, dwelling #177, family #178.
  8. 1940 census, Patterson Township, Alamance County, North Carolina; roll T627-2868, ED 1-1, page 8A, line #9, household #132.
  9. North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Obituary of Viola Ruth Smith Hinshaw; "Greensboro News-Record", Dec 16 2008:

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