Robert Henry Hinshaw

                                                      ┌── Daniel Hinshaw
                                                      │    1836-1912 
                        ┌── Henry Alexander Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1865-1927                │
                        │                             └── Cyntha Eunice Nelson
                        │                                  1840-1920 
Robert Henry Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1890                 │                             ┌── Isaac Andrew
D: 1971                 │                             │
                        └── Elvira Jeanette Andrew ───┤
                             1860-1935                │
                                                      └── Unity Carlyle
M: Myrtle Isley
   ├── Arned Lee Hinshaw (1927-1989) 1,2
   └── Una Hinshaw  1,2

Robert Henry Hinshaw     [ID 03620] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 11 18903,4,5,6 [about 18927], North Carolina3,4,5,6.  

He married Myrtle Isley.2,5  Myrtle was born Sep 25 1894, North Carolina.3,6,8  

Robert and Myrtle were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 21 1920), Coble Township, Alamance County, North Carolina:6

Hinshaw, Robert, head-of-household, age 29, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; rented home; occupation: [..unclear..], cotton mill.
Hinshaw, Myrtle, wife, age 25, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.

Robert and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 9 1930), Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina:9

Hinshaw, Robert, head-of-household, age 38, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 22; rented home ($13 rent); no radio in home; occupation: watchman, hosiery mill; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Myrtle, wife, age 34, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 18.
Hinshaw, Unnie [unclear] Mae, daughter, [..age unclear..], born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Hinshaw, R Ned, son, age 3, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.

Robert lived most of his life in Burlington, North Carolina.1  

Robert Henry Hinshaw died Dec 29 1971, Durham, North Carolina; age 81.3,10,11  

Robert's obituary was published in the "Burlington Times-News" (Burlington, North Carolina) on Thursday, December 30, 1971:11

Robert Henry Hinshaw

Robert Henry Hinshaw, 81, of 1302 Cleveland Ave. died Wednesday morning at a Durham convalescent home following a lengthy illness.  

A native of Chatham County and longtime resident of Burlington, he was a son of the late Henry Alexander and Jeanette Andrew Hinshaw.  He was the husband of Mrs. Myrtle Isley Hinshaw, who now resides at the Methodist Retirement Home in Durham.  

Mr. Hinshaw was a member of Davis Street United Methodist Church and the Men's Bible Class there.  He was a retired textile employe.  

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include a son, Dr. Arned L. Hinshaw of Durham; a daughter, Mrs. Una Hinshaw Holder of Raleigh; two brother, Orell Daniel Hinshaw of Burlington and Benjamin Hinshaw of Graham; two sisters, Mrs. Maggie Bradshaw of Swepsonville and Mrs. Myrtle Wilkerson of Mebane; and four grandchildren.  

Final rites will be conducted Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock at Davis Street United Methodist Church.  The Rev. R. E. L. Moser, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will be in the Mt. Herman United Methodist Church Cemetery.  

The body will remain at the Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington until being taken to the church to lie in state 30 minutes before the service.  

The family will be at the funeral home tonight from 7 to 9 o'clock and at other times the family will be at the home.

Myrtle died Oct 9 1981, Durham, Durham County, North Carolina; age 87.3,8  

Social Security information for Robert Henry Hinshaw: 237-09-0129

Social Security information for Myrtle Isley: 238-06-5259


  1. Contribution from Ned Hinshaw.
  2. Obituary of Robert Henry Hinshaw.
  3. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  4. 1900 census, Patterson Township, Alamance County, North Carolina; roll T623-1180, ED 1, page 13A, line #13, dwelling #251, family #251.
  5. A handwritten document titled "Hinshaws - Early Chatham Co. & Cane Creek Quaker Meeting", by William C. & Nolan Moran.
  6. 1920 census, Coble Township, Alamance County, North Carolina; roll T625-1282, ED 3, page 10B, line #51, dwelling #195, family #197.
  7. 1910 census, Melville Township, Alamance County, North Carolina; roll T624-1095, ED 13, page 182B, line #21, dwelling #88, family #88.
  8. North Carolina Deaths, 1979-82;
  9. 1930 census, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina; roll T626-1671, ED 22, page 10A, line #25, dwelling #163, family #197.
  10. North Carolina Deaths, 1970-74;
  11. Obituary of Robert Henry Hinshaw; "Burlington Times-News", Dec 30 1971;

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