George David Hinshaw

                                                 ┌── James Clinton Hinshaw
                                                 │    1815-1857 
                        ┌── John David Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1847-1926           │
                        │                        └── Martha Hunter
                        │                            c1813-?    
George David Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1889                 │                        ┌── M. Laufenburg
D: 1960                 │                        │
                        └── Ellen Laufenburg ────┤
                             1851-1930           │
                                                 └── Merry Raap
M: Helen E. Goodleigh

George David Hinshaw     [ID 02022] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 21 1889, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California.1,2,3,4,5  George and sister Hattie Elizabeth were twins.1,2,3,6  

George and Hattie's birth was announced in the Sonoma County Tribune (Healdsburg, California) on August 31, 1889:7

Born to Mr./Mrs. J.D. HINSHAW, Two Rock Valley, Aug. 21, 1889, twins, son/daughter.

On Jun 5 1917 George David Hinshaw, age 27, registered for the World War I draft in Sonoma County, California.  He declared he was born August 21 1889 in Petaluma, California, and was then residing at 315 Walnut St., Petaluma, and was single, employed by the Belding Bros. of Petaluma.  He declared he had previous military service as a private in the National Guard Infantry [apparently in 1916].  He was recorded as tall, brown eyes, dark hair.6  

During World War I George served as a corporal in the 319th Engineers, U.S. Army.1,5  

He married Helen E. Goodleigh, Feb 7 1930, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.8,9  Helen was born about 1903, Kentucky.9  

George and Helen were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), 725 O'Farrell St., San Francisco, California:9

Hinshaw, George D., head-of-household, age 36, born in California; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Illinois; first married at age 36; rented home ($60 rent); radio in home; occupation: salesman, radio; World War I veteran.
Hinshaw, Helen E., wife, age 27, born in Kentucky; parents born in Kentucky; first married at age 27.

George and Helen were shown in the 1934 roll of registered voters, Los Angeles County, California:10

Hinshaw, George D, 724 Magnolia Av, D
Hinshaw, Mrs. Ernay H, 724 Magnolia Av, D
George and Helen were shown in the 1936 roll of registered voters, Los Angeles County, California:10
Hinshaw, George D, 2861 Leeward av ......... actor, R
Hinshaw, Mrs. Helen Erne, 2861 Leeward av ... actress, D
Helen was shown in the 1938-1940 roll of registered voters, Los Angeles County, California:10
Hinshaw, Mrs. Helen E, 620 S Coronado st. ... actress, D

George David Hinshaw died Jan 9 1960, buried Section P, Woodlawn Cemetery, Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada.1,5

(photo)Photo: George David Hinshaw World War I draft registration card 6

(photo)Photo: George David Hinshaw & Helen E. Goodleigh marriage record San Francisco, California 8


  1. Contribution from Richard Burton.
  2. 1900 census, Bloomfield Precinct, Sonoma County, California; roll T623-114, ED 155, page 21B, line #67, dwelling #459, family #467.
  3. 1910 census, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California; roll T624-109, ED 149, page 23A, line #28, dwelling #423, family #444.
  4. 1920 census, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California; roll T625-151, ED 147, page 3B, line #94, dwelling #88, family #90.
  5. Woodlawn Cemetery burials, Las Vegas, Nevada; USGenWeb Archives:
  6. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  7. Posting Jun 26 2001 by Jeanne Taylor () to NORCAL-L.
  8. LDS FHL San Francisco County, California Marriage Certificate Index (Grooms), Vol. 26, 1930:
  9. 1930 census, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California; roll T626-208, ED 372, page 11A, line #39, dwelling #45, family #374.
  10. California, Voter Registrations, 1900-1968;

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