Joseph Benjamin Hinchey

                                                         ┌── Joseph J. Hincheyc1826-1859 
                           ┌── George Augustus Hinchey ──┤
                           │    1849-1923                │
                           │                             └── Rebecca J. Morgan
                           │                                  1833-?    
Joseph Benjamin Hinchey ───┤
B: 1893                    │                             ┌── Durell Armistead King
D: 1980                    │                             │
                           └── Lillie Frances King ──────┤
                                1867-1913                │
                                                         └── Sarah E. Hawks
M: Estelle Messick

M: Clara W. -
   ├── Joseph Benjamin Hinchey, Jr.  1
   └── Patrick Gale Hinchey (1951-1992) 1

Joseph Benjamin Hinchey     [ID 17856] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 31 1893, Emporia, Greensville County, Virginia.2,3,4,5,6  (Mar 31 1890).7,8  

He married Estelle Messick.6  Estelle was born about 1897.6  

On Jun 5 1917 Joseph Benjamin Hinchey, age 27, registered for the World War I draft in Norfolk County, Virginia.  He declared he was born March 31st 1890 in Greensville County, Virginia, and was then residing in Ocean View, Virginia where he was a sheet metal worker employed by the Naval Ammunition Depot of St. Julian Creek, Norfolk County.  He declared he had a wife and two children, and claimed an exemption due to "wife + children".  He declared he had three years previous military experience as a private in the U.S. Army.  He was recorded as medium height, slender, brown eyes, dark hair.7  

Joseph was a World War I veteran.4  

He then married Clara W. -, about 1928.4  Clara was born Oct 19 1907, Virginia.4,8  

Joseph and Clara were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), 318 42nd Street, Newport News, Virginia:4

Hinchey, Joseph B., head-of-household, age 37, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 35; rented home ($18.00 rent); no radio in home; occupation: sheet metal work, shipyard; World War I veteran.
Hinchey, Clara W., wife, age 22, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 20.
[... plus three roomers ...]

On Apr 27 1942 Joseph Benjamin Hinchey, age 49, registered for the World War II draft at the Bath County Courthouse, Warm Springs, Virginia.  He declared he was born Mar 31 1893 in Emporia, Virginia, and was then unemployed, residing in Warm Springs, Bath County, Virginia.  He declared his contact as Mrs. J.B. Hinchey of Warm Springs.  He was recorded as 5' 10 1/2" tall, 170 lbs., brown eyes, black hair, ruddy complexion, and "wears glasses".5  

In 1980 Joseph was living in/near Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia.8  

Joseph Benjamin Hinchey died Aug 13 1980.6,8  

Clara died Feb 6 2002.8  

Social Security information for Joseph Benjamin Hinchey: 229-20-3969

Social Security information for Clara W. -: 228-10-6449


  1. Contribution from Jamie Hinchey.
  2. 1900 census, Hicksford District, Greensville County, Virginia; roll T623-1711, ED 30, page 10B-11A, line #100, dwelling #180, family #188.
  3. 1910 census, Hicksford District, Greensville County, Virginia; roll T624-1630, ED 34, page 19A, line #8, dwelling #60, family #60.
  4. 1930 census, 4th Ward, Newport News, Virginia; roll T626-2469, ED 21, page 8A, line #13, dwelling #84, family #140.
  5. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942;
  6. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  7. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  8. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:

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