Emily M. Hinshaw

                                                ┌── George Washington Henshaw, Jr.
                                                │    1856-1893 
                       ┌── John Henry Hinshaw ──┤
                       │    1879-1947           │
                       │                        └── Atlanta Turpin
                       │                             1856-?    
Emily M. Hinshaw ──────┤
B: c1907               │                        ┌── Jonas H. Little
D: 2007                │                        │
                       └── Mary Susan Little ───┤
                            1877-1964           │
                                                └── Mary Caroline "Mollie" Walker
M: Wiley Steve Edwards

Emily M. Hinshaw     [ID 17424] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Emily M. Hinshaw1 [Myrtle Hinshaw2, Myrtle Henshaw3].

Born about 19072,3 [about 19091,4], Alabama2,3.  

She married Wiley Steve Edwards.3  


Virginia Edwards, born Sep 5 1926, Alabama; died Aug 30 1995; married Lester Prince. 4,5
Lucille Hill Edwards; married -- Rutland.
Eula "Tince" Edwards; married -- Tankersley.
Eugene Edwards; married Mary --.

Myrtle and daughter Virginia were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 19 1930), living/staying with her maternal grandmother on Paint Rock Valley Road, Garth Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama:4

Little, Mallie, head-of-household, age 79, born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia; widow; owned home ($9000 value); no radio in home; occupation: none.
Little, Emma, [..relationship scratched-over..], age 54, born in Alabama; parents born in Georgia; single; occupation: none.
Edwards, Myrtle, grandchild, age 21, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; widow; occupation: none.
Edwards, Virginia, great-grandchild, age 3 years 7 months, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.

Wiley died May 13 1958, Jackson County, Alabama.6  

Emily M. Hinshaw died Aug 30 2007, buried Paint Rock Cemetery, Jackson County, Alabama.3  

Myrtle's obituary was published in "The Huntsville Times" (Huntsville, Alabama) on Saturday, September 1, 2007:3

Myrtle Henshaw Edwards
Died Aug. 30, 2007

Myrtle Henshaw Edwards, 99, of Paint Rock died Thursday.  She is survived by two daughters, Lucille Hill Rutland and Eula "Tince" Tankersley of Paint Rock; daughterin-law [sic], Mary Edward [sic] of Paint Rock; son-in-law, Lester Prince of Trenton; nine grandchildren, 18 greatgrandchildren and 15 greatgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  Her husband, Wiley Steve Edward [sic]; daughter, Virginia Edwards Prince; son, Eugene Edwards; parents, John Henry and Mary Susan Henshaw; two grandsons; one sister; and one brother, preceded her in death.  The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Scottsboro Funeral Home with Charlie Washburn officiating.  Burial will follow at Paint Rock Cemetery.


  1. 1920 census, Garth Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T625-19, ED 38, page 7A, line #45, dwelling #8, family #10.
  2. 1910 census, Hollytree Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T624-16, ED 46, page 6B, line #74, dwelling #56, family #59.
  3. Obituary of Myrtle Henshaw Edwards; "The Huntsville Times", Sep 1 2007:
  4. 1930 census, Garth Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T626-21, ED 33, page 3B, line #52, dwelling #59, family #62.
  5. "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
  6. Alabama Deaths, 1908-59; http://www.ancestry.com.

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