┌── Enan Hinshaw │ 1824-1901 ┌── Charles Newton Hinshaw ──┤ │ 1849-1918 │ │ └── Rebecca Ingram │ 1829-1908 Benjamin H. Hinshaw ───┤ B: 1887 │ ┌── William C. Smith D: 1967 │ │ └── Anna Ella Smith ─────────┤ 1852-1947 │ └── Mary Jane Everal M: Alma H. Anderson ├── Doris Hinshaw (c1922-) 1,2,3,4 └── Wayne O. Hinshaw (1923-2002) 1,2,3
|Benjamin H. Hinshaw [ID 00018]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Nov 15 1887, Danvers, McLean County, Illinois.5,6,7,8,9,10
On Jun 5 1917 Ben H. Hinshaw, age 29, registered for the World War I draft in Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois. He declared he was born Nov. 15 1887 in Danvers, Illinois, and was then still residing in Danvers, Illinois where he was single and a farm laborer employed by C.N. Hinshaw of Danvers. He was recorded as medium height, slender, brown eyes, black hair.10
Ben was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 17 1920), Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois, living with his widowed mother and sister Mary:11
He married Alma H. Anderson, Nov 24 1920.1,2,6,7,9 Alma was born Sep 27 1894.6,7,8
Alma had been a hired worker on the Hinshaw farm, doing almost everything from house work to field work as required.
Ben and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 22-23 1940), Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois:3
Benjamin H. Hinshaw died Jan 15 1967, buried Parklawn Cemetery, Danvers, McLean County, Illinois.6,7,8 Medical: Ben died from prostate cancer.12
Ben's obituary appeared in the Bloomington Pantagraph on, as follows:9
Danvers (PNS) -- The funeral for Ben Hinshaw, 79, who died Thursday at his home, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Otto-Argo Funeral Home here with the Rev. Richard Richards officiating. Burial will be in Pa (sic) Lawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be 2-4; 7-9 this afternoon and evening at the funeral home.
Mr. Hinshaw was born near Danvers Nov. 15, 1887, a son of Charles Newton and Anna Ellen Smith Hinshaw. He married Alma H. Anderson Nov. 24, 1920.
Surviving are his wife; a son, Wayne, Danvers; a daughter, Mrs. Wesley Haskovec, Elma, Iowa; five grandchildren.
Eight brothers and four sisters preceded him in death.
Alma died Jun - 1972, buried Parklawn Cemetery, Danvers, McLean County, Illinois.6,7,8
Photo: Ben Hinshaw with brothers Bert, Harry and Ed 13
Social Security information for Benjamin H. Hinshaw: 320-32-1401
Social Security information for Alma H. Anderson: 330-16-1553
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