William Thomas Hinshaw

                                                       ┌── Solomon Uriah Hinshaw
                                                       │    1850-1917 
                          ┌── William Thomas Hinshaw ──┤
                          │    1881-1971               │
                          │                            └── Susan Allred
                          │                                 1849-1936 
William Thomas Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1923                   │                            ┌── Levi Franklin Lail
D: 1999                   │                            │
                          └── Texie Mae Lail ──────────┤
                               1885-1973               │
                                                       └── Sarah Huldah Sigmon
M: Irma Dell Hargrove
   ├── James Roger Hinshaw (1950-) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Beverly Jaye Hinshaw (1956-) 1,2,3,4,6
   └── Terry Boyd Hinshaw (1958-) 1,2,4,6

William Thomas Hinshaw     [ID 02730] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

William Thomas Hinshaw1,6,7,8,9,10 [Dub Hinshaw9,11,12].

Born Sep 10 1923, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina.6,7,8,10,13,14  

On Feb 1 1943 William Thomas Hinshaw, Jr., age 18, registered for the World War II draft in Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina.  He declared he was born Sept 10 1923 in Burlington, North Carolina, and was then still residing in Burlington, North Carolina, employed by W.R. Massey - Truckers.  He declared his relative/contact was Mrs. W.T. Hinshaw of Burlington.  He was recorded as 5'5½" tall, 150 lbs., gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion.7  

He married Irma Dell Hargrove, Nov 24 1946.1,11,15  Irma, daughter of James Boyd Hargrove & Ollie Thomas, was born Sep 26 1925, Alamance County, North Carolina.2,13,16,17  

William Thomas Hinshaw died Jun 24 1999, at his home, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina; buried Alamance Memorial Park Cemetery, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina.8,11,13  

William's obituary was published in the Burlington, N.C. "Times-News" on Jun 27 1999:11

Mr. W.T. Hinshaw
BURLINGTON - Mr. W.T. "Dub" Hinshaw, 75, of 416 W. Front St., died at 11 p.m. Thursday, June 24, 1999, at his home after 1 years failing health, three weeks critical.  A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Irma Hargrove Hinshaw, who survives, and the son of Mr. William Thomas Hinshaw Sr. and Mrs. Texie Lail Hinshaw, both deceased.  He was a retired letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.  He was a member of the Alamance County Seniors Golf Association, the Sandhills Senior Golf Association and was former secretary/treasurer of the National Association of Letter Carriers.  He was active in community programs as a volunteer.  He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran.  He was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church and was president of the Bivins Sunday school class.  Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Beverly Hinshaw Thomas of Pittsboro; two sons, Mr. Roger Hinshaw of Missouri City, Texas, and Mr. Terry Hinshaw of Graham; three sisters, Mrs. Tressie H. Massey, Mrs. Ruby H. Carden and Mrs. Argie H. Bivins, all of Burlington; and four grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by three brothers, Mr. Brodie Hinshaw, Mr. James Hinshaw and Mr. Frank Hinshaw.  The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. today at Emmanuel United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jim Hobbs, pastor.  The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service.  Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.  Honorary pallbearers will be the Zack's Men's Breakfast Club.  The family will be at the home.  Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

Irma died Nov 19 2003, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina; buried Alamance Memorial Park Cemetery, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina.13,16,17  

Irma's obituary was published in the Burlington, N.C. "Times-News" on Nov 21 2003:16

Mrs. Irma Hargrove Hinshaw BURLINGTON - Mrs. Irma Hargrove Hinshaw, 78, of 416 W. Front St., died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at the Hospice and Palliative Care Home of Burlington after four years of declining health and one week critical.  

A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late W.T. "Dub" Hinshaw, and the daughter of the late Boyd Hargrove and Ollie Thomas Hargrove.  She was a retired bookkeeper with Van Newlin, C.P.A., and was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church.  She was a member of The Quilt Guild and the Post Office Auxiliary.  

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Beverly Hinshaw Thomas and husband, Gregg, of Pittsboro; two sons, Mr. James Roger Hinshaw and wife, Lynn, of Houston, Texas and Mr. Terry Boyd Hinshaw and wife, Suzette, of Snow Camp; and four grandchildren, Elizabeth, Jamie, Lindsey, and Adam.  

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at Alamance Memorial Park by the Rev. Todd Krueger.  

The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.  

Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care Home, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.

(photo)Photo: William Thomas Hinshaw gravestone Alamance Memorial Park 8

(photo)Photo: Irma Dell Hargrove gravestone Alamance Memorial Park 17

Social Security information for William Thomas Hinshaw: 238-24-5013

Social Security information for Irma Dell Hargrove: 107-18-3870


  1. A handwritten document titled "Hinshaws - Early Chatham Co. & Cane Creek Quaker Meeting", by William C. & Nolan Moran.
  2. "Genealogy of the James Terry 1701 Branch of the Virginia-North Carolina
    Terry Family Tree", Maude Terry Moon; 1964; private printing.
  3. Obituary of W.T. Hinshaw; Burlington Times-News, Jun 27 1999.
  4. Obituary of Irma Hinshaw.
  5. North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13193372.
  9. Obituary of J. Frank Hinshaw:
    The "Greensboro News & Record", September 7, 1996, pg B6;
    (UMI Obituaries 1990-1997. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998).
  10. 1940 census, Burlington Township, Alamance County, North Carolina; roll T627-2869, ED 1-30, page 39B-40A, line #79, household #790.
  11. Obituary of W.T. Hinshaw; Burlington Times-News, Jun 27 1999:
  12. Obituary of Ruby Mae Hinshaw.
  13. "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
  14. 1930 census, Graham Township, Alamance County, North Carolina; roll T626-1671, ED 9, page 8B/10A, line #96, dwelling #154, family #159.
  15. http://www.findagrave.com.
  16. Obituary of Irma Hinshaw; Burlington Times-News, Nov 21 2003:
  17. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13193388.

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