Joseph Aaron Hinshaw

                                                         ┌── Jesse Hinshaw
                                                         │    1800-c1875
                         ┌── George Washington Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1853-1921                  │
                         │                               └── Nancy Miller
                         │                                    1820-1884 
Joseph Aaron Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1893                  │
D: 1962                  │
                         └── Sarah L. Clutter
M: Ella Sonora McDaniels
   ├── Ruby Mae Hinshaw (1916-1983) 1,2,3
   ├── O. Fern Hinshaw (1917-) 1,2,3
   └── Myrle Virginia Hinshaw (1920-) 1,3

M: Lucille Ashford

Joseph Aaron Hinshaw     [ID 01831] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Dec 18 18931,4 [Dec 18 18913,5,6, Dec - 18902,7,8,9], Llano County, Texas1,4.  

He married Ella Sonora McDaniels1 [Ella McDaniel8], about 19151.  Ella, daughter of Robert Rush McDaniel & Anna Laura Peace1,2,3, was born 18981,2,3 [Sep 19 190010], Arkansas1,2,3.  

Ella was from Arkansas and was an orphan.1  Family folklore is that she was half Indian,1 although she was shown as "white" in both the 1920 and 1930 censuses.2  

On June 6 (apparently 1918), Joe Aaron Hinshaw, age 26, registered for the World War I draft in Fisher County, Texas.  He declared he was born Dec 18 1891 in Llano County, Texas, and that he then resided in Sweetwater, Texas where he was a self-employed stock farmer with a wife and two children.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, light hair.5  

Joseph and family were shown in the 1920 census (May 30 1920), living with his widower father in Fisher County, Texas:2

Hinshaw, G.W., head-of-household, white, age 63, born in Georgia; parents born in U.S.; widower; owned home; occupation: farmer.
Hinshaw, J.A., son, white, age 29, born in Texas; father born in Georgia; mother born in U.S.; occupation: farm laborer, home farm.
Hinshaw, Ella, daughter [sic], white, age 21, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Hinshaw, Ruby, granddaughter, white, age 5, born in Texas; father born in Texas; mother born in Arkansas.
Hinshaw, Fern, granddaughter, white, age 2 years 6 months, born in Texas; father born in Texas; mother born in Arkansas.

Joseph and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 9 1930), 542 Jeanette St., Abilene, Taylor County, Texas:3

Hinshaw, Joe A., head-of-household, white, age 38, born in Texas; parents born in Texas; first married at age 23; owned home ($10,000 value); radio in home; occupation: rancher, cattle ranch; not a war veteran.
Hinshaw, Ella, wife, white, age 31, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; first married at age 16.
Hinshaw, Ruby, daughter, white, age 14, born in Texas; parents born in Texas [sic]; attended school.
Hinshaw, Fern, daughter, white, age 12, born in Texas; parents born in Texas [sic]; attended school.
Hinshaw, Merle, daughter, white, age 9, born in Texas; parents born in Texas [sic]; attended school.

Ella died 1933, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas; age 34.1,10  

He then married Lucille Ashford.1  [Married in the 1940s].1  Lucille was born Dec 25 1910.4  

Joe owned a ranch and was a cattleman in Abilene, Texas for many years.1  

Joseph Aaron Hinshaw died Jul - 1962, buried Elmwood Memorial Park, Abilene, Texas.1,4,9  

Lucille died Dec 9 1992, Taylor County, Texas.4,11  

Social Security information for Joseph Aaron Hinshaw: 464-56-5963

Social Security information for Lucille Ashford: 464-64-1462


  1. Contribution from Sandy (Spalding) DeSpain.
  2. 1920 census, Precinct 4, Fisher County, Texas; roll T625-1796, ED 76, page 14B, line #71, dwelling #275, family #276.
  3. 1930 census, Precinct 1, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas; roll T626-2399, ED 12, page 8B, line #95, dwelling #176, family #187.
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  5. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  6. 1910 census, Grove Precinct, Fisher County, Texas; roll T624-1552, ED 98, page 138A, line #23, dwelling #204, family #209.
  7. 1900 census, Justice Precinct 4, Fisher County, Texas; roll T623-1635, ED 168, page 5B, line #67, dwelling #94, family #94.
  8. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.
  9. Contribution from Arthur A. Worrell ().
  10. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Doug Simmons ().
  11. Texas Deaths, 1964-98;

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