+-- William Hinshaw | 1804-1887 +-- Thomas Doane Hinshaw --+ | 1835-1911 | | +-- Matilda Bewley Doane | 1804-1840 William Wade Hinshaw ------+ B: 1867 | +-- Levi Lundy D: 1947 | | +-- Anna Harriet Lundy ----+ 1842-1890 | +-- Sarah Wickersham M: Anna Tannahill Williams +-- John Carl Williams Hinshaw, 1894-1956 +-- William Wade Hinshaw, Jr., 1898-1987 +-- Thomas Doane Hinshaw, 1899-1987 +-- Anna Marie Hinshaw, 1901-1988 M: Mabel Clyde
|William Wade Hinshaw     [ID 00284]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Nov 3 1867, on the former Sherman Wooten farm, Providence Township, Hardin County, Iowa.a,1,12,59,63,94,b,c
He married Anna Tannahill Williams, Sep 28 1893, Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.1,12,94,a,d    Anna, daughter of John Wesley Williams & Mary Elizabeth Bradley, was born Dec 18 1868, Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.12,a,e
William and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 12 1900), 6757 Lafayette Avenue, Chicago, Illinois:e
Widower William and children were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 15 1910), 210 Garfield Ave., Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana:h
William and Mabel were shown in the 1920 census (January 2, 1920), living in the household of Mabel's father, William P. Clyde at #1-2-3 W. 51st. St., Manhattan, New York, New York:i
BORN IN IOWA
William Wade Hinshaw, the millionaire producer of Mozart's opera, "The Impresario," was born in Union, Iowa, and several Iowa City people who were schoolmates of his are expressing a great interest in the coming production in the Natural Science Auditorium, December 8th.
As a young man, Mr. Hinshaw showed a marked talent for singing, and decided to become a musician by profession.    Hard work, coupled with his native gifts, brought him to that goal which all singers long for and few attain, the Metropolitan Opera House, and for many years he was a member of that noted organization.
In 1916 he was made President of the newly formed Society of American Singers, a group of famous musicians in New York who have for five years now been producing "opera comique" in that city with striking success.    But Mr. Hinshaw has larger aims for the society and this year he is carrying out his dream of having an opera given throughout the country in the same first class production which was seen in New York.    With plenty of money and a consuming interest in his project he has been able to give to "The Impresario" settings of unusual richness and a cast of thoroughly competent artists, and from his office in New York he follows its progress through the land with deep interest and directs the arrangements for each performance.
The University Music Association has received several letters from Mr. Hinshaw in which he has expressed himself as being much pleased that Iowa City is to hear "The Impresario".    "I am an Iowa man myself," he writes, "and a boyhood friend of Mr. Frank O. Lowden.    If you want to know anything about me, ask him."
William and Mabel were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 23, 1930), living in the household of Mabel's widowed mother at #1 West Fifty-First Street, Manhattan, New York, New York:k
William's obituary was published in "The American Friend" on December 25, 1947 (page 498).c
Mabel died Jan 25 1959, Washington, D.C.; age 80.o,c    Medical: Mabel died from a heart attack.o
Mabel's obituary was published in "The American Friend" on August 24, 1959 (page 268).c
William Wade Hinshaw was a noted opera singer and also the author of:
Photo: Obituary of William Wade Hinshaw November 28, 1947
Photo: William Wade Hinshaw about age 3 with parents and family p
Photo: William Wade Hinshaw q
Photo: William Wade Hinshaw p
Photo: Anna Tannahill Williams p
Photo: Anna Tannahill Williams r
Photo: Anna Tannahill Williams Christmas, 1898 r
Photo: William Wade Hinshaw & Anna Tannahill Williams marriage certificate from their Bridal Greetings book p
Photo: Sons of William Wade Hinshaw & Anna Tannahill Williams r
Photo: Mabel Clyde q
Photo: William Wade Hinshaw gravestone Rock Creek Cemetery n
Photo: William Wade Hinshaw gravestone Rock Creek Cemetery n
Photo: William Wade Hinshaw, as Mephisto in "Faust", between 1910-1913 p
Photo: The Hinshaw Grand Opera Quartette postcard
Photo: William Wade Hinshaw as Wotan in "Das Rheingold", 1915 s
Photo: The Hinshaw School of Opera and Drama advertisement from a 1902 book t
Photo: Chicago Conservatory of Music and Dramatic Art postcard, 1906 u
1. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
12. "The Landed Gentry", by Burke.
59. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Iowa.
63. "The William Wade Hinshaw Index to [Iowa] Quaker Meeting Records", a microfiche in the LDS Family History Library.
94. "Johnston of Caskieben, Crimond, and Caiesmill" by Lorand V. Johnson, microfilm #0982174, Item 1, in the LDS Family History Library.
(a) Contribution from Nicole Wing.
(b) Contribution from Nicole Wing citing:
Inscription on the back of a family photo, written by Anna Marie Hinshaw.
(c) Earlham College Library; "American Friend Obituary Index":
(d) Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900; Ancestry, Inc.
(e) 1900 census, 31st Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T623-284, ED 956, page 17B, line #79, dwelling #206, family #289.
(f) Illinois Statewide Death Index, Pre-1916:
(g) Contribution from Nicole Wing citing:
(h) 1910 census, Valparaiso, Center Township, Porter County, Indiana; roll T624-374, ED 138, page 1B, line #83, dwelling #22, family #22.
(i) 1920 census, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T625-1204, page 1A, line #1, dwelling #1, family #1.
(j) The "Press-Citizen", Dec 5 1921; http://www.ancestry.com.
(k) 1930 census, Manhattan, New York, New York; roll T626-1559, ED 1199, page 10A, line #1, dwelling #126, family #463;.
(l) 1940 census, Washington, D.C.; District 1-104, page 1B, line #57, household #33.
(m) From the introduction to William Wade's "Encyclopedia of American Quaker
Genealogy", Volume VI (Virginia), written by the editor.
(o) Contribution from Nicole Wing citing: a letter from William Wade Hinshaw, Jr. dated Feb 5 1959.
(p) Photo courtesy of Nicole Wing.
(q) Photo from the book "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", 1911.
(r) Photo courtesy of Jeffrey W. Hill ().
(s) Photo courtesy of Lee Gardner Dewey ().
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