James Norwood Hinshaw

                                                              ┌── Solomon Uriah Hinshaw
                                                              │    1850-1917 
                                 ┌── William Thomas Hinshaw ──┤
                                 │    1881-1971               │
                                 │                            └── Susan Allred
                                 │                                 1849-1936 
James Norwood Hinshaw ───────────┤
B: 1922                          │                            ┌── Levi Franklin Lail
D: 1962                          │                            │
                                 └── Texie Mae Lail ──────────┤
                                      1885-1973               │
                                                              └── Sarah Huldah Sigmon
M: Adelle Mirtics Ricks Williams

James Norwood Hinshaw     [ID 02729] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

James Norwood Hinshaw1 [James Norward Hinshaw2].

Born Jan 16 1922, Alamance County, North Carolina.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

On Feb 1 1943 James Norward Hinshaw, age 20, registered for the World War II draft in Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina.  He declared he was born Jan 16 1922 in Alamance [County], North Carolina, and was then residing in Burlington, North Carolina, employed by Buel Carden of Burlington.  He declared his relative/contact was Mrs. W.T. Hinshaw of Burlington.  He was recorded as 5'4" tall, 130 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, freckled & light complexion, and "scar on right hand".2  

He married Adelle Mirtics Ricks Williams8,9 [Adelle Mirtics Ricks9], Jul 1 19498,9, Alamance County, North Carolina8,9.  Adelle, daughter of William Nate Ricks & Clara Barkley, was born Sep 15 1924, Roanoke Rapids Township, Halifax County, North Carolina.6,8,9,10  

Adelle had apparently been previously married, and had a son, Larry Ronald Williams (married Linda Sue Coe, Aug 9 1964).11,12  

James Norwood Hinshaw died Aug 15 1962, Davidson County, North Carolina; age 40.3,6,7  

Adelle died Jul 12 2005, buried Alamance Memorial Park Cemetery, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina.6,9  

Adele's death was noted in "The Sun News" (Myrtle Beach, South Carolina) on July 14, 2005:13

Adelle M. Hinshaw

LORIS -- Mrs. Adelle M. Hinshaw, 80, died Tuesday, July 12, 2005.  Arrangements will be announced by Lowe Funeral Service in Burlington, N.C (336) 228-8366.  Local arrangements by Hardwick Funeral Home of Loris, S.C.

Adele's obituary was published in "The Sun News" (Myrtle Beach, South Carolina) on July 15, 2005:9

Adelle Ricks Hinshaw

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH -- Adelle Ricks Hinshaw, 80, formerly of Burlington, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 12, 2005.  Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Pam Foust Williams of N. Myrtle Beach.  Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at The Lowe Funeral Home Chapel, Burlington, N.C.  Burial will follow at Alamance Memorial Park.  Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Social Security information for James Norwood Hinshaw: 245-09-1703


  1. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1930 census, Graham Township, Alamance County, North Carolina; roll T626-1671, ED 9, page 8B/10A, line #96, dwelling #154, family #159.
  5. 1940 census, Burlington Township, Alamance County, North Carolina; roll T627-2869, ED 1-30, page 39B-40A, line #79, household #790.
  6. "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
  7. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=156370858.
  8. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Obituary of Adelle Ricks Hinshaw; "The Sun News", Jul 15 2005:
  10. North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. "The Daily Times News", Aug 6 1964; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. "The Daily Times News", Aug 10 1964; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Death of Adelle M. Hinshaw; "The Sun News", Jul 14 2005:

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