Thomas Hinshaw

                                                ┌── Solomon Uriah Hinshaw
                                                │    1850-1917 
                   ┌── William Thomas Hinshaw ──┤
                   │    1881-1971               │
                   │                            └── Susan Allred
                   │                                 1849-1936 
Thomas Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1902            │                            ┌── William Henry Dorsett
D: 1990            │                            │
                   └── Lillian F. Dorsett ──────┤
                        1884-1901               │
                                                └── Emily Jane Macon
M: Margery Heiland
   └── James Ronald Hinshaw (1929-1998) 1,2,3,4,5,6

Thomas Hinshaw     [ID 02724] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Thomas Hinshaw2,7,8 [Thomas Dorsett9,10].

Born Nov 28 1902, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina.2,7,8,9,10  

After his mother died from his birth, Thomas was apparently raised by his mother's parents, William Henry & Emily Jane (Macon) Dorsett,8 and seems to have adopted the name Thomas Dorsett,9,10 although his son James was named Hinshaw at his birth.6,11  

Thomas was shown in the 1909 city directory of Greensboro, North Carolina, living with his maternal grandparents at 713 Asheboro:12

Dorsett Esther Miss, h 713 Asheboro
Dorsett William H, repr F A Dorsett h 713 Asheboro
Hinshaw Thomas, h 713 Asheboro
Linthicum Eva Mrs, h 713 Asheboro

Thomas was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 27 1910), living with his maternal grandparents in Morehead Township, Guilford County, North Carolina:8

Dorsett, William H., head-of-household, age 54, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first marriage, married 35 years; rented home.
Dorsett, Emily J., wife, age 55, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first marriage, married 35 years; 8 children, 5 living.
Linthicum [unclear], Eva L., daughter, age 27 [unclear], born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first marriage, married 5 years; 1 child, 1 living.
", Clyde W., grandson, age 4, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Dorsett, Esther, daughter, age 15, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Hinshaw, Thomas, grandson, age 8, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.

Thomas was shown in the 1917 city directory of Greensboro, North Carolina, living with his maternal grandmother:12

Dorsett Emily J Mrs (D & Dorsett), h Glenwood pk
Dorsett Thomas (wife) (D & Dorsett), h Glenwood pk
Dorsett William H (wife), bicycles h 1211 Gregory
Dorsett & Dorsett (E J and Thomas Dorsett), bicycle repr 206 S Davie

He married Margery Heiland3 [Margaret Heiland1,2,5], about 19273.  Margery, daughter of Emil Scott Heiland & Martha Eva Okray, was born Jun 13 1908, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.2,3,10,13,14,15,16,17  

It appears that Thomas and Margaret divorced or separated early.3,16  

Margaret/Margery and son James were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), 5634 Miltimore Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:3

Heiland, Emil, head-of-household, age 46, born in Illinois; parents born in Germany; first married at age 24; owned home ($7500 value); radio in home; occupation: foreman, lumber co.; not a war veteran.
Heiland, Martha, wife, age 39, born in Wisconsin; parents born in Germany; first married at age 16.
Heiland, Edward, son, age 17, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Wisconsin; attended school.
Heiland, Herbert, son, age 11, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Wisconsin; attended school.
Heiland, Robert, son, age 7, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Wisconsin; attended school.
Henshaw, Margery, daughter, age 21, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Wisconsin; married, first married at age 18; occupation: none.
Henshaw, Roland, son, age 11 months, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Wisconsin.

Margaret remarried to Chester Elzar Lynch,13,16 with whom she had additional sons Denis J., Joseph C. and Lawrence A. Lynch.13  

Margaret was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 10 1940), 7423 N. Clark Street, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:16

Lynch, Chester E, head-of-household, age 32, born in Illinois; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; rented home ($18/month rent); occupation: investigator, [..unclear..]; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1220 wages in 1939.
Lynch, Margaret, wife, age 31, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.
Lynch, Denis J., son, age 4, born in Illinois.
Lynch, Joseph C., son, age 2, born in Illinois.
Lynch, Lawrence A, son, age 2 months, born in Illinois.
Heiland, Edward, brother-in-law, age 27, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; single.
Son James was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 5 1940), living in (or staying in) a lodging house (five lodgers aged 9 to 19), 3758 West 65th Place, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois:18
Lynch, James, lodger, age 12, born in Illinois; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school

In 1946-1954 Margaret and Chester were living at 1643 5th Ave., Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.19  In 1960-1966 Margaret and Chester were living at 1414 S. Olive, Santa Ana, Orange County, California.19  

Margery died Feb 14 1988, Riverside County, California.10,13,20  
Chester Elzer Lynch died Jun 25 1990, Riverside County, California.20  

In 1990 Thomas was living at 2738 N Pine Grove #14, Chicago, Illinois.9  

Thomas Hinshaw died Feb 27 19907,9,10,21, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois7,9,10,21; age 877,9,10,21 [buried Elmhurst, Illinois9].  

Social Security information for Thomas Hinshaw: 351-01-8656

Social Security information for Margery Heiland: 566-52-7737


Sources

  1. Family group sheets contributed by Nolan K. Moran ()
  2. James Ronald Hinshaw birth record.
  3. 1930 census, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T626-479, ED 1480, page 25A, line #23. dwelling #374, family #454.
  4. VitalSearch California Death Index 1940-2000:
    http://www.vitalsearch-ca.com/gen/ca/_vitals/cadeathm.htm.
  5. Contribution from Nancy Marie (Hinshaw) Tooley.
  6. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Contribution from Nolan Moran ().
  8. 1910 census, Morehead Township, Guilford County, North Carolina; roll T624-1114, ED 126, page 256A, line #25, dwelling #279, family #280.
  9. LDS FamilySearch, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994":
    https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9K-YP2Y
    https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2MV-DFK8.
  10. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  11. LDS FamilySearch, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940":
    https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKDC-NZKL.
  12. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Ancestry Family Tree data "LYNCH FAMILY TREE" posted by "azureskyz".
  14. Ancestry Family Tree data "SHOFFNER_SHARPE_HOLT_MOORE_ZIMMERMAN" posted by "hshoffner1".
  15. 1910 census, 17th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T624-259, ED 779, page 4B, line #87, dwelling #39, family #86.
  16. 1940 census, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T627-1020, ED 103-3135A, page 5A, line #2. household #104.
  17. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. 1940 census, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T627-947, ED 103-868, page 4A, line #33. household #64.
  19. California, Voter Registrations, 1900-1968; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. California, Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  21. Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988; http://www.ancestry.com.


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