George Bruce Hinshaw

                                                ┌── Thomas Hinshaw
                                                │    1802-1877 
                        ┌── Nathan Hinshaw ─────┤
                        │    1842-1907          │
                        │                       └── Hannah Piggott
                        │                            1801-1866 
George Bruce Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1873                 │                       ┌── Jesse Jones
D: 1963                 │                       │
                        └── Rachel Emma Jones ──┤
                             1846-1920          │
                                                └── Mary Haworth
M: Gertrude Faith Cole
   ├── Orion Leo Hinshaw (1895-1975) 1
   ├── Jesse Vivan Hinshaw (1897-1964) 1
   └── Ernest LeRoy Hinshaw (1899-1993) 1

George Bruce Hinshaw     [ID 02002] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

George Bruce Hinshaw1,2,3,4,5 [Bruce G. Hinshaw6,7,8, Bruce Henshaw9].

Born Aug 8 1873, Indiana.1,3,4,5,10  

He married Gertrude Faith Cole, Dec 13 1893, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas.1,4  Gertrude was born Feb 10 1875, Kansas.1,3,4  

On Sep 12 1918 George Bruce Hinshaw, age 45, registered for the World War I draft in Woodward County, Oklahoma.  He declared he was born Aug 8 1873 and was then residing in Sharon, Woodward County, Oklahoma where he was a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was Mrs. Gertie Faith Hinshaw of Sharon.  He was recorded as slender, medium height, brown eyes, light brown hair.  On the same day sons Ernest and Jesse also registered for the draft.5  

Bruce and family were shown in the 1920 census, Detroit Township, Woodward County, Oklahoma:8

Hinshaw, Bruce G., head-of-household, age 43, born in Missouri; parents born in US; farmer.
Hinshaw, Gertrude F., wife, age 41, born in Missouri; father born in France [unclear]; mother born in US.
Hinshaw, Jess V., son, age 22, born in Kansas; parents born in Missouri; farm laborer.
Hinshaw, Ernest L., son, age 20, born in Kansas; parents born in Missouri; attended school.

Bruce and Gertrude were again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 22 1930), Rock Township, Ellis County, Oklahoma:4

Hinshaw, George B., head-of-household, age 56, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; first married at age 20; radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Gertie F., wife, age 55, born in Kansas; father born in France; mother born in Kentucky; first married at age 18.

Gertrude died Aug 22 1950, Sharon, Woodward County, Oklahoma; buried North Persimmon Cemetery, Woodward County, Oklahoma.1,3  

George Bruce Hinshaw died Jun 3 1963, Sharon, Woodward County, Oklahoma; buried North Persimmon Cemetery, Woodward County, Oklahoma.1,3  


  1. Contribution from Harold Gillenwater.
  2. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 2, subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII", (a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
  3. Woodward County, Oklahoma burials; USGenWeb Archives:
  4. 1930 census, Rock Township, Ellis County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1901, ED 22, page 4B, line #98, dwelling #90, family #91.
  5. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  6. Contribution from Barb Roberts () citing:
    School reader owned by Albert Roy Hinshaw with "Bruce Hinshaw" written inside.
  7. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  8. 1920 census, Detroit Township, Woodward County, Oklahoma; roll T625-1489, ED 224, page 9B, line #62, dwelling #135, family #141.
  9. Contribution from Barb Roberts citing: funeral jacket for
    Rachel Emma Jones Hinshaw, Knell Funeral Home, 308 W. Chestnut, Carthage, Missouri.
  10. Contribution from Barb Roberts citing:
    1880 census, Sterling Township, Rice County, Kansas.

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