Mary Viola Hinshaw

                                                   ┌── Allen Hinshaw
                                                   │    1855-1897 
                       ┌── Oliver Bascum Hinshaw ──┤
                       │    1887-1963              │
                       │                           └── Mary L. Pugh
                       │                               c1857-?    
Mary Viola Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1920                │                           ┌── Isaac S. Yow
D: 2009                │                           │
                       └── Emma Elizabeth Yow ─────┤
                            1885-1948              │
                                                   └── Laura A. Burns
M: Fred Lewis Boyd

M: James Thomas Henson

Mary Viola Hinshaw     [ID 22202] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul 10 1920, Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,2,3,4,5  

Mary was probably named after her mother's sister, Viola Yow.6  

She married Fred Lewis Boyd7,8,9 [L. Frederick Boyd10], Dec 21 19407,8,9, Randolph County, North Carolina7,8,9.  Fred, son of David Watson Boyd & Byrdie/Bertie E. Shillinglaw, was born Jul 16 1919, Rock Hill, York County, South Carolina.4,10,11,12,13  


William Thomas "Bill" Boyd, born Nov 14 1941, Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina; died Sep 2 2010, Burlington, North Carolina; married 1) Shirley Jean Carter, Jun 9 1963 (children: Angela Boyd and Tom Boyd); 2) Renee Martin. 2,4,16,17
Jimmy Lewis Boyd, born Oct 8 1943, Randolph County, North Carolina; died Jun 15 2016, Randolph Hospice Center, Asheboro, North Carolina; married Brenda Brazier, Apr 11 1964 (children: Tina, Terri, Michael, and Jimmy Lewis Bord, Jr.). 18

On Oct 14 1944 Fred L. Boyd, born 1919 in South Carolina, then a resident of Randolph County, North Carolina, enlisted at Camp Croft, South Carolina as a private in the U.S. Army.19  

Mary and Fred divorced.20  

Fred remarried to Violet Christine Seymore, by whom he had three more children: Violet Elizabeth "Beth" Boyd, Lee Fred Boyd, and Pat Lewis Boyd.1  Fred died Jan 3 1997, Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina; age 77.12  

She then married James Thomas Henson, Dec 26 1966, Randolph County, North Carolina.7,9  James was born May 21 1924.5  

Mary Viola Hinshaw died Nov 14 2009, Woodland Hill Care & Rehabilitation, Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina; age 89.2,4,5,9  

Mary's obituary was published as follows:5,9

Mary Hinshaw Boyd Henson, age 89, of Asheboro died Saturday, November 14, 2009 at Woodland Hill Care & Rehabilitation in Asheboro.  

Mrs. Henson was a native of Asheboro, growing up on a farm that was located just adjacent to Giles Chapel United Methodist Church, where she was a member.  

She was formerly employed with Western Auto during the 1950's and later was employed with Laughlin Hosiery Mill, where she retired.  Everyone who came in contact with her loved her and she loved them back by sharing her cakes, pies, and her famous recipes.  

She is survived by her husband: James T. Henson; Sons: Jimmy Boyd, and his wife, Brenda, of Asheboro and Bill and his wife, Renee Boyd of Burlington, NC; Step daughter, Cheryl, and her husband, Larry Batchelor of Martinez, Georgia; Eight Grandchildren, and Eleven Great Grandchilden.  The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 PM at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro, NC.  

The funeral will be held Monday at 2:00 PM at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with her grandson, the Rev. Tom Boyd officiating.  Burial will follow in Giles Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.  

Memorials may be made to Giles Chapel United Methodist Church, 1627 Giles Chapel Rd., Asheboro, NC 27203 or the Alzheimers Association, Carolina Piedmont Chapter, 3420 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215.

(photo)Photo: Mary Viola Hinshaw 9

(photo)Photo: Mary Viola Hinshaw & Fred Lewis Boyd marriage record Randolph County, North Carolina 8

(photo)Photo: Mary Viola Hinshaw & James Thomas Henson gravestone Giles Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery 5

Social Security information for Fred Lewis Boyd: 248-05-5952


  1. North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000;
  2. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  3. 1940 census, Franklinville Township, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll T627-2961, ED 76-18, page 14A, line #26, household #243.
  4. Ancestry Family Tree data "Kennell Stevenson Family Tree" posted by "EverettKennell".
  6. Speculation.
  7. North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004;
  8. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011;
  9. Obituary of Mary Hinshaw Boyd Henson; Pugh Funeral Home:
  10. 1920 census, Catawba Township, York County, South Carolina; roll T626-1709, ED 106, page 5A, line #12, dwelling #37, family #37.
  11. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947;
  12. North Carolina, Death Indexes, 1908-2004;
  13. Ancestry Family Tree data "Boyd Family Tree" posted by "luvjets".
  14. Obituary of William T. "Bill" Boyd; Rich and Thompson Funeral Home:
  15. Obituary of Jimmy Lewis Boyd; Pugh Funeral Home:
  16. Marriage of William Thomas Boyd & Shirley Jean Carter;
    "The High Point Enterprise" (High Point, North Carolina), Jun 12 1963;
  17. Obituary of Shirley Carter Boyd; Pugh Funeral Home:
  18. Marriage of Jimmy Lewis Boyd & Brenda Jean Brazier;
    "The High Point Enterprise" (High Point, North Carolina), Apr 12 1964;
  19. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946;
  20. North Carolina Divorce Index, 1958-2004;

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