Brett D. Hinshaw

                                               ┌── Ira Jacob Hinshaw
                                               │    1898-1990 
                      ┌── Paul Wayne Hinshaw ──┤
                      │   c1936-               │
                      │                        └── Helen Marie Allen
                      │                             1899-1977 
Brett D. Hinshaw ─────┤
B: 1962               │                        ┌── Larkin Hannah
                      │                        │
                      └── Sheila L. Hannah ────┤
                           1942-2007           │
                                               └── Verna Bugher
M: Melissa Marie Elzy
   ├── Sabrina Hinshaw  1
   ├── Warrick Hinshaw  1
   └── Gavin Hinshaw  1

M: Kristy Scott

Brett D. Hinshaw     [ID 16308] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Brett D. Hinshaw2,3 [Bret D. Hinshaw4,5,6,7].

Born May 15 1962.5  

He married Melissa Marie Elzy, about 1994.3  Melissa, daughter of Keith + Debra Elzy, was born Mar 9 1975, Davenport, Iowa.3  

Melissa died Jul 22 2012, age 37.3  

Melissa's obituary was published in "The Indianapolis Star" (Indianapolis, Indiana) on July 24, 2012:3

Melissa Marie Hinshaw 37, Westfield, IN, passed away July 22, 2012.  She was born March 9, 1975 in Davenport, Iowa.  Melissa was a 1993 graduate of Davenport North High School, and graduated in 2001 from the University of Iowa with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree.  She was a pharmacist with Pharmerica.  Melissa was a devoted Christian and attended Christ United Methodist Church in Westfield.  Melissa is survived by her husband of 18 years, Brett Hinshaw; her children, Sabrina, Warrick, and Gavin; her mother and step-father, Debra and Dave Harris; her father and step-mother, Keith Elzy and Debra Dunbar; her brothers, Dephonn Elzy and Jason Harris; and her sisters, Kimberly Bowker, Dawn Bowker, and Jerri Werthmann.  

Services will be on Wednesday, July 25 at 1 PM at Christ United Methodist Church, 318 N. Union Street, Westfield, IN, with calling from 11 AM until service time at the church.  Interment will be in Hamilton Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to an education fund established for Melissa's children at any M & I Bank branch.  A full tribute to Melissa's life may be viewed online at, where condolences may be shared with the family.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Flanner and Buchanan- Hamilton Memorial Park.

He then married Kristy Scott.7  Kristy, daughter of George W. "Cowboy" Scott, Jr. & Wynne -.7  

Bret currently (2007) resides in Monrovia, Indiana.4  


  1. Obituary of Melissa Marie Elzy.
  2. U.S. Public Records Index;
  3. Obituary of Melissa Marie (Elzy) Hinshaw; "The Indianapolis Star" Jul 24 2012:
  4. Obituary of Sheila L. (Hannah) Hinshaw.
  5. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1;
  6. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2;
  7. Obituary of George W. "Cowboy" Scott, Jr.; "The Times Leader", Jul 10 2014;
    posted Jul 13 2014 to ILHAMILT.

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