Keith Wilhelm Hinshaw

                                                        ┌── Enos Hinshaw
                                                        │    1834-1900 
                         ┌── Albert William Hinshaw ────┤
                         │    1873-1947                 │
                         │                              └── Martha Ruddell Haines
                         │                                   1834-1908 
Keith Wilhelm Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1916                  │                              ┌── Oscar Bruce Galbraith
D: 1999                  │                              │
                         └── Audrey Bernice Galbraith ──┤
                              1888-1969                 │
                                                        └── Ida Harbert Huffmaster
M: Sarah Elizabeth Corn
   ├── Phillip Martin Hinshaw (1947-) 1,2,3
   ├── James Allen Hinshaw (1948-) 1,2,3
   ├── Mary Alice Hinshaw (1954-) 1,2,3
   ├── Sara Jane Hinshaw (1958-) 1,2,3
   └── Jean Marie Hinshaw (1966-) 3

Keith Wilhelm Hinshaw     [ID 01660] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 26 1916, Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,2,4,5  

He married Sarah Elizabeth Corn1,2 [Elizabeth Corn3], Feb 15 19461,2, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana1,2.  Sarah, daughter of Newton Jasper Corn & Sarah Elizabeth Hannon, was born Feb 21 1921, Selma, Indiana.1,5,6  

Sarah is a graduate of St. John's School of Nursing.3  

Keith was living in Anderson, Indiana, in 1972.1  

Keith was with GM-Delco Remy.  Elizabeth was a Registered Nurse with St. John's Hospital.3  

Keith Wilhelm Hinshaw died Dec 1 1999, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana; buried Carmel Cemetery, Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.3,4,5  

Keith's obituary was published as follows:4

Keith W. Hinshaw

Muncie - Keith W. Hinshaw, 83, died Dec. 1, 1999, in Muncie.  

He was born June 26, 1916 in Carmel to Albert W. and Audrey (Galbreith) Hinshaw.  

He married Sarah Elizabeth (Corn) Hinshaw in 1946 in Muncie, who survives.  

He was a machine operator at Delco Remy in Anderson before retiring in 1983 after 37 years of service.  He was a member of UAW Local 662 Retirees.  

He is also survived by sons, Phillip (wife Thelma) Hinshaw and James Hinshaw, all of Anderson; daughters, Mary (husband Richard) Falkenberry of Pendleton, Sara (husband Tom) Gray of Muncie and Jean (Husband Greg) of Middletown; sister, Iris (Hinshaw) Myers of Roachdale; 10 grandchildren, Tricia (husband Darrell) Hammer, Keith (wife Amy) Hinshaw, Nicole (husband Joe) Harrell, Treva (husband Aaron) Hickman, Connie Hinshaw, Matt and Erin Falkenberry, Kati Gray, Joshua and Courtney Baty; and four great-grandchildren, Maria, Bobby and Joey Harrell and Austin Hickman.  

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Smith Funeral Home, 900 N. Rangeline Road, Carmel, with Andrew Sanford officiating.  Burial will be in Carmel Cemetery.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army Memorial Program, 1919 E. 52nd St., Indianapolis, IN 46205 or the donor's favorite charity.

Sarah died Aug 7 2003, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana; buried Carmel Cemetery, Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.3,5,6  

Elizabeth's obituary was published in "The Star Press" (Muncie, Indiana) on Friday, Aug 8 2003:6

Elizabeth Hinshaw, 82

MIDDLETOWN - Elizabeth Hinshaw, 82, a resident of Middletown, died Thursday morning at St. John's Hospital in Anderson.  

She was bom in Selma, the daughter of Newton and Sarah Hannon Corn, graduated from Yorktown High School and St. John's Hospital School of Nursing.  

She was a nurse at St. John's Hospital in Anderson before her retirement and had been an industrial nurse at Delco, Guide and Pierce Governor.  

Mrs. Hinshaw was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Muncie.  

Surviving are five children, Phillip Hinshaw (wife: Thelma) and James Hinshaw, both of Anderson, Mary Falkenberry (husband: Richard), Pendleton, and Sara Gray (husband: Tom) and Jean Baty (husband: Greg), both of Middletown; her brother, Alfred Corn; her sister, Rachel Douglas; 10 grandchildren, Tricia Hammer (husband: Darrell), Keith Hinshaw (wife: Amy), Nicole Harrell (husband: Joe), Treva Hickman (husband: Aaron), Connie Hinshaw, Matthew Falkenberry, Erin Falkenberry, Kati Gray, Joshua Baty and Courtney Baty; seven great-grandchildren, Keegan, Maria, Bobby, Joey, Rachel, Austin and Alexis; and several nieces and nephews.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Hinshaw, who died in 1999; five brothers, Clifford, Paul, Ed, Robert and Thomas Corn; and three sisters, Mabel Lee, Anne Corn and Martha Alice Corn.  

Father Dennis Goth will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Monday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.  Burial will follow in Carmel Cemetery in Carmel.  

Friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary from 2 until 6 p.m. Sunday.  

Memorials may be sent to St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

(photo)Photo: Family of Albert William Hinshaw and Audrey Bernice Galbraith 7

(photo)Photo: Children of Albert William Hinshaw and Audrey Bernice Galbraith 7

(photo)Photo: Keith and Elizabeth Hinshaw, Indianapolis, c1948 7

(photo)Photo: Keith and Elizabeth Hinshaw, 1985 7

(photo)Photo: Keith Hinshaw with son and grandson 7

(photo)Photo: Keith Hinshaw with great granddaughter Maria Harrell, Christmas, 1994 7

(photo)Photo: Keith Hinshaw sneaking up on his wife Elizabeth, Christmas, 1980 7

(photo)Photo: Keith Hinshaw at the wedding of his daughter Sara, Feb 24 1979 7

(photo)Photo: Keith and Elizabeth Hinshaw at the wedding of their granddaughter Patricia Saralu Hinshaw, Oct 13 1996 8

(photo)Photo: Keith and Elizabeth Hinshaw 50th wedding anniversary 7

(photo)Photo: Keith and Elizabeth Hinshaw with children 7

(photo)Photo: Elizabeth Corn Hinshaw about 1939 7

(photo)Photo: Elizabeth Corn Hinshaw about 1943 7

(photo)Photo: Elizabeth Corn Hinshaw about 2003 6

(photo)Photo: Elizabeth Corn Hinshaw with Patricia Saralu Hinshaw Hammer, Oct 2002 7

Social Security information for Keith Wilhelm Hinshaw: 311-05-9995

Social Security information for Sarah Elizabeth Corn: 313-26-7575


  1. "Genealogy of Hinshaw/Henshaw" by DoraLee Harvey Hatley (see Mary Jane Hinshaw), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0982181, item 4.
  2. GEDCOM file h5142.ged at
  3. Contribution from Patricia Saralu Hinshaw Hammer.
  4. Obituary of Keith Wilhelm Hinshaw, contributed by Patricia Saralu Hinshaw Hammer.
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. Obituary of Elizabeth Hinshaw; "The Star Press", Aug 8 2003:
  7. Photo courtesy of Patricia Saralu Hinshaw Hammer.
  8. Photo courtesy of Patricia Saralu Hinshaw Hammer.

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