William Clarence Hinshaw

                                                     ┌── George Washington Henshaw, Jr.
                                                     │    1856-1893 
                            ┌── John Henry Hinshaw ──┤
                            │    1879-1947           │
                            │                        └── Atlanta Turpin
                            │                             1856-?    
William Clarence Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1906                     │                        ┌── Jonas H. Little
D: 1962                     │                        │
                            └── Mary Susan Little ───┤
                                 1877-1964           │
                                                     └── Mary Caroline "Mollie" Walker
M: Rosy Coffey
   ├── Rosa Evylen Hinshaw (c1930-1930) 1
   ├── Martha M. Hinshaw (c1934-) 2
   ├── William Cecil Hinshaw (1937-1995) 2
   └── Edward Henshaw (c1942-1943) 3

William Clarence Hinshaw     [ID 17423] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

William Clarence Hinshaw4,5,6 [William Clarance Hinshaw7, Clarence Hinshaw1,8, Clarence Henshaw3].

Born Dec 30 19062,4,5,9,10,11 [Dec 30 19054,6,12, about 19048], Alabama2,4,5,9,10,11.  

He married Rosy Coffey5 [Rosa Coffey3, Rosalee Coffee1], about 19285.  Rosy was born Feb 22 1911, Alabama.2,4,5,6,12  

William and Rosy were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4 1930), Little Cove Road, Gurley, Madison County, Alabama:5

Hinshaw, William C., head-of-household, age 23, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 21; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farming; not a war veteran.
Hinshaw, Rosy, wife, age 19, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 17.

William and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 18 1940), Jackson County, Alabama:2

Hinshaw, W. Clarence, head-of-household, age 33, born in Alabama; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned farm ($150 value); occupation: time keeper, road construction; worked 26 weeks in 1939; $279 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Rose L, wife, age 29, born in Alabama; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Hinshaw, Martha M., daughter, age 6, born in Alabama; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Hinshaw, William C., son, age 3, born in Alabama.
Hinshaw, Sue, mother, age 63, born in Alabama; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; widow.
Littler, Emma, aunt, age 65, born in Alabama; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; widow.
Hill, Ollie, cousin, age 23, born in Alabama; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; single; occupation: farmer, farm.

During World War II William was a private in the Ordinance Department.4,6,10  On Nov 12 1943, William C. Hinshaw, born 1906 in Alabama, enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army10,13 at Fort McClellan, Alabama.  He declared he had two years of high school, was married, and was an automobile serviceman.13  Honorably discharged Jun 29 1944.10  

William Clarence Hinshaw died Aug 30 1962, Paint Rock, Jackson County, Alabama; age 55.4,6,7,10,11,12  

Rosy died Jul 14 1998, buried Paint Rock Cemetery, Paint Rock, Jackson County, Alabama.6,12

(photo)Photo: William Clarence & Rose Coffee gravestone Paint Rock Cemetery 12

(photo)Photo: William Clarence Hinshaw military memorial Paint Rock Cemetery 12

Social Security information for William Clarence Hinshaw: 418-14-5216


  1. Death record for Rosa Evylen Hinshaw.
  2. 1940 census, Trenton Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T627-40, ED 36-21, page 7B, line #52, household #141.
  3. Death record for Edward Henshaw.
  4. "Paint Rock Valley Pioneers", a directory of Alabama cemeteries by Kittye Vandiver Henshaw, Evelyn Rochelle, and Addie Shaver, F332 P34446 1986, in the Tennessee State Library and Archives; Also 976.195 V3hk in the LDS Family History Library (not on microfilm). Contributed by Robert Worley.
  5. 1930 census, Gurley, Madison County, Alabama; roll T626-37, ED 33, page 1B, line #64, dwelling #16, family #16.
  6. Burials in Paint Rock Cemetery, Jackson County, Alabama; USGenWeb:
  7. Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1910 census, Hollytree Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T624-16, ED 46, page 6B, line #74, dwelling #56, family #59.
  9. 1920 census, Garth Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T625-19, ED 38, page 7A, line #45, dwelling #8, family #10.
  10. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. "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
  12. http://www.findagrave.com.
  13. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; http://www.ancestry.com.

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