Elva Eleanor Hinshaw

                                                  ┌── Rev. William Lawrence Hinshaw
                                                  │    1843-1924 
                        ┌── David Zimri Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1872-1952            │
                        │                         └── Ruth Peacock
                        │                              1841-1897 
Elva Eleanor Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1901                 │                         ┌── Rev. Charles Urvin McKee
D: 1985                 │                         │
                        └── Lulu Etta McKee ──────┤
                             1874-1960            │
                                                  └── Jemima Jane Musgrave
M: Oreal Leslie Wright

M: Wren Elliott Smith

Elva Eleanor Hinshaw     [ID 01852] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 14 1901, Beloit, Mitchell County, Kansas.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

She married Oreal Leslie Wright1,2,9 [Odel Leslie Wright3, Leslie O. Wright1,5], Sep 28 19191,2,9, at her parents' home, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona1,2,9.  Oreal, son of S. J. Wright1,3,5,6,7,9,10,11, was born Jun 5 18941,3,5,6,7,9,10,11 [Jun 3 189412], Lordsburg, Hidalgo County, New Mexico1,3,5,6,7,9,10,11 [Red Rock, New Mexico12].  

Leslie was the brother of Vernon Carl Wright, who married Elva's sister Bertha.13  

Leslie was a World War I veteran.14  

Leslie was a minister.3,12  

Children:6,7,9,12,15

Orville Russel Wright, born May 15 1921, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona. 16
Herschel H. Wright, born c1924, California.
Kenneth Warren Wright, born Aug 3 1926, Los Angeles County, California. 17
Lawrence Durwood Wright, born Dec 2 1928, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona; died Jun 4 1932, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona, buried Yuma Cemetery. 18
Joyce Imeldine Wright, born Oct 3 1930, Imperial County, California; married 1) Melvin Bryan; 2) -- Redfern. 17
Delbert Lowell Wright, born Nov 26 1934, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona. 19
Thelma Olene Wright, born Nov 27 1936, Nazarene Church parsonage, Yuma, Arizona; died Aug 14 2013; married Thomas Frederick Drysdale (children: Debbie, Freda and Tom Drysdale). 20
Marlene Wright, born c1939, Arizona.
Lois M. Wright, born Nov 4 1940, Yuma General Hospital, Yuma, Arizona; died Apr 5 2016; married William "Bill" Britain, about 1958 (children: Billy and Mike Britain).
Glen Wright.
Meryl Wright; twin.
Pearl Wright; twin.
Velma Wright; married -- Townsend.

Elva and Leslie were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 23 1920), Somerton, Yuma County, Arizona:5

Wright, Leslie O., head-of-household, age 25, born in New Mexico; father born in Texas; mother born in California; rented home; occupation: engineer, reclamation.
Wright, Elva, wife, age 19, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas; occupation: operator, telephone.

Elva and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), Pine Street, Holtville, Imperial County, California:6

Wright, Oreal L., head-of-household, age 35, born in New Mexico; father born in Texas; mother born in California; first married at age 25; rented home ($30/month rent); no radio in home; occupation: minister, church; World War I veteran.
Wright, Elva E., wife, age 29, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Kansas.
Wright, Orville R, son, age 8, born in Arizona; father born in New Mexico; mother born in Kansas.
Wright, Herschel H., son, age 6, born in California; father born in New Mexico; mother born in Kansas.
Wright, Kenneth W, son, age 3, born in California; father born in New Mexico; mother born in Kansas.
Wright, Lawrence D, son, age 1 year 4 months, born in Arizona; father born in New Mexico; mother born in Kansas.
Wickens, Garfield N, roomer, age 42, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; married; occupation: minister, church; not a war veteran.

Elva and family were shown in the 1940 census (May 3 1940), Yuma County, Arizona:7

Wright, O.Lesley, head-of-household, age 45, born in New Mexico; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Arizona; owned home ($400 value); occupation: dragline operator; worked 26 weeks in 1939; $300 wages in 1939.
Wright, Elva, wife, age 39, born in Kansas; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Arizona; occupation: house wife; worked 0 weeks in 1939; $0 wages in 1939.
Wright, Orville, son, age 18, born in Arizona; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; occupation: service station; worked 26 weeks in 1939; $260 wages in 1939.
Wright, Herschel, son, age 16, born in California; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Arizona; occupation: new worker; worked 0 weeks in 1939; $0 wages in 1939.
Wright, Kenneth, son, age 13, born in California; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Arizona; attended school.
Wright, Joyce, daughter, age 9, born in California; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Arizona; attended school.
Wright, Delbert, son, age 5, born in Arizona; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area.
Wright, Thelma, daughter, age 3, born in Arizona.
Wright, Marlene, daughter, age 1, born in Arizona.

Oreal died Mar 11 1971, Desert Manor Convalescent Center, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona; age 75.9,11  

She then married Wren Elliott Smith.1  Wren was born 1904.21  

Elva Eleanor Hinshaw died Oct 19 1985, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona; buried Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona.2,8  

Wren died 2003, buried Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona.21

(photo)Photo: Elva Eleanor Hinshaw with parents and siblings 22

(photo)Photo: Elva Eleanor Hinshaw & Oreal Leslie Wright 50th wedding anniversary "Yuma Daily Sun" (Yuma, Arizona), Oct 17 1969 9

(photo)Photo: Oreal Leslie Wright obituary "Yuma Daily Sun" (Yuma, Arizona), Mar 11 1971 12

(photo)Photo: Elva Eleanor Hinshaw gravestone Desert Lawn Memorial Park 8

(photo)Photo: Oreal Leslie Wright gravestone Desert Lawn Memorial Park 11

(photo)Photo: Wren Elliott Smith gravestone Desert Lawn Memorial Park 8


Sources

  1. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.
  2. Family group sheets contributed by William Urvin Hinshaw Jr.
  3. State of Arizona, Department of Health Services: http://genealogy.az.gov.
  4. 1910 census, Justice Precinct 7, Swisher County, Texas; roll T624-1592, ED 213, page 49B, line #51, dwelling #79, family #79.
  5. 1920 census, Somerton, Yuma County, Arizona; roll T625-51, ED 128, page 14B, line #82, dwelling #123, family #131.
  6. 1930 census, Holtville, Imperial County, California; roll T626-119, ED 35, page 7A, line #3, dwelling #139, family #139.
  7. 1940 census, Yuma County, Arizona; roll T627-115, ED 14-12, page 17A, line #23, household #325.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103022150.
  9. "Yuma Daily Sun" (Yuma, Arizona), Oct 17 1969; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103021985.
  12. "Yuma Daily Sun" (Yuma, Arizona), Mar 11 1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. "Yuma Daily Sun" (Yuma, Arizona), Jan 7 1976; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. "Yuma Daily Sun" (Yuma, Arizona), Jun 14 1943; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Obituary of Lois M. (Wright) Britain; "The Yuma Sun", Apr 8 2016:
    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/yumasun/obituary.aspx?pid=179548239.
  16. State of Arizona, Department of Health Services: http://genealogy.az.gov
    http://genealogy.az.gov/azbirth/436/4360858.pdf
    http://genealogy.az.gov/azbirth/436/436-0857.pdf.
  17. California Birth Index, 1905-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. State of Arizona, Department of Health Services: http://genealogy.az.gov
    http://genealogy.az.gov/azbirth/990/1934.pdf
    http://genealogy.az.gov/azdeath/046/10460905.pdf.
  19. State of Arizona, Department of Health Services: http://genealogy.az.gov
    http://genealogy.az.gov/azbirth/1026/10261007.pdf.
  20. Obituary of Thema Olene (Wright) Drysdale; "The Yuma Sun" (Yuma, Arizona), Aug 16-17 2013:
    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/yumasun/obituary.aspx?pid=166452386
    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/yumasun/obituary.aspx?pid=166467033.
  21. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=110988750.
  22. Photo courtesy of William Urvin Hinshaw Jr..


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