Vernon William Hinshaw

                                                   ┌── Benjamin Franklin Hinshaw
                                                   │    1844-1926 
                          ┌── Harry Otis Hinshaw ──┤
                          │    1870-1945           │
                          │                        └── Eliza Thomas
                          │                             1841-1915 
Vernon William Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1905                   │
D: 1993                   │
                          └── Bertha J. -
M: Mary Ellen Minnich
   ├── Ellen Mae Hinshaw (1934-) 1,2,3
   ├── Catherine Elaine Hinshaw (1935-) 1,2,3
   ├── Berthina Joy Hinshaw (1937-) 1,2,3
   └── Wilma Beth Hinshaw (1939-) 1,2,3

Vernon William Hinshaw     [ID 17599] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 28 1905, California.1,4,5,6,7  

He married Mary Ellen Minnich.1,3  Mary, daughter of Leroy Minnich & Ellen/Etta May Bowman, was born Jun 26 1911, La Verne, Los Angeles County, California.1,3,7,8,9,10  

Vernon and family were shown in the 1940 census, 185 Riverside Drive, West Riverside Township, Riverside County, California:1

Hinshaw, Vernon W, head-of-household, age 34, born in California; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; rented house ($12/month rent); occupation: truck driver; worked 44 weeks in 1939; $577 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Mary Ellen, wife, age 28, born in California; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area.
Hinshaw, Ellen Mae, daughter, age 5, born in California.
Hinshaw, Catherine E, daughter, age 4, born in California.
Hinshaw, Berthina Joy, daughter, age 3, born in California.
Hinshaw, Wilma Beth, daughter, age 1, born in California.

Vernon William Hinshaw died May 30 1993.7,8  

Mary died Oct 5 20028 [Oct 5 20027], Vista, San Diego County, California8; age 918.  

Mary Ellen's obituary was published in the "North County Times" on October 10, 2002:8

VISTA - Mary Ellen Hinshaw, 91, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, at her home.  Born June 26, 1911, in La Verne, she lived in Vista for 33 years.  She was a homemaker.  Ms. Hinshaw was preceded in death by her husband, V. William Hinshaw, in 1993.  She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Ellen Mae and Robert Walcott of Vista, Catherine and Maurice Cote of Gilford, N.H., Bertina Jenner of Pittsburg, and Beth and Spike Harvey of Vista; 23 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.  Visitation is scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Oct. 10, at Eternal Hills Mortuary, 1999 El Camino Real in Oceanside.  A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Emmanuel Baptist Church of Vista, 342 Eucalyptus Ave., in Vista.  Private internment will be held at Eternal Hills Memorial Park.  The family suggests memorial donations to the American Bible Society, 1865 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10023-7505.  Eternal Hills Mortuary is handling arrangements.

Social Security information for Vernon William Hinshaw: 572-01-1844

Social Security information for Mary Ellen Minnich: 548-16-6960


  1. 1940 census, West Riverside Township, Riverside County, California; roll T627-279, ED 33-91, page 9B, line #43, household #226.
  2. Mary Ellen Minnick obituary.
  3. California Birth Index, 1905-1995;
  4. 1910 census, Moreno Township, Riverside County, California; roll T624-91, ED 70, page 199A, line #2, dwelling #100, family #100.
  5. 1920 census, Riverside, Riverside County, California; roll T625-125, ED 125, page 9A, line #60, dwelling #29, family #30.
  6. 1930 census, Riverside, Riverside County, California; roll T626-183, ED 38, page 4B, line #74, dwelling #95, family #122.
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  9. Ancestry Family Tree data "Sharp Family Tree" posted by "JSharp9904".
  10. Ancestry Family Tree data "Keith Alan McDonald Family Tree" posted by "keithamcdonald".

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