William Ross Hinshaw

                                                  ┌── William Hinshaw
                                                  │    1842-1881 
                        ┌── John Wesley Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1869-1927            │
                        │                         └── Isabella Overman
                        │                              1846-1928 
William Ross Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1891                 │                         ┌── John Moody
D: 1937                 │                         │
                        └── Annie Moody ──────────┤
                             1874-1958            │
                                                  └── Caroline (Moody)
M: Carrie Lee Yeatts

William Ross Hinshaw     [ID 03658] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

William Ross Hinshaw1,2 [Ross Hinshaw3].

Born Dec 30 18912,3,4 [Dec 30 18921], Alamance County, North Carolina2,3,4.  

On Jun 5 1917 Wm. Ross Henshaw (signed "William Ross Hinshaw"), age 25, registered for the World War I draft in Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.  He declared he was born Dec 30 1892 in Alamance County, North Carolina, and was then residing at 515 Cliff St., Danville, Virginia where he was single, without dependents, and a railroad fireman employed by Southern Railway Co. of Danville.  He was recorded as tall, brown eyes, black hair.1  

He married Carrie Lee Yeatts4,5 [Carrie Lea Yeatts6].  Carrie, daughter of Epp S. + Addie Yeatts7, was born about 19017, Virginia7 [North Carolina4].  

William and Carrie were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 21 1920), living with Carrie's widowed mother and family at 321 Bryant Ave., Danville, Virginia:4

Yeatts, Addie, head-of-household, age 46, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; widow; rented home; occupation: none.
Yeatts, Mary S., daughter, age 23, born in North Carolina; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; occupation: spinner, cotton mill.
Yeatts, Robert, son, age 20, born in North Carolina; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; occupation: doffer, cotton mill.
Yeatts, Sophia, daughter, age 15, born in North Carolina; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina.
Yeatts, George, son, age 14, born in North Carolina; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; attended school.
Yeatts, Claude, son, age 9, born in Virginia; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; attended school.
Hinshaw, William R., son-in-law, age 28, born in North Carolina; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; occupation: fireman, locomotive.
Hinshaw, Carrie L., daughter, age 18, born in North Carolina; father born in Virginia; mother born in North Carolina; occupation: spinner, cotton mill.
Hase, Raymond, boarder, age 16, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; occupation: weigher, tobacco.

Carrie died Jul 2 1926, at her home, 422 Cliff Street, Danville, Virginia; buried New Design Cemetery.5  

Carrie's obituary was published in "The Bee" (Danville, Virginia) on Saturday, July 3, 1926:5

Mrs. Henshaw To
Be Buried Today

Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 4 o'clock for Mrs. Carrie Lee Henshaw, who died yesterday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at her home, 422 Cliff street, following an illness of a month.  

Mrs. Henshaw's death is particularly tragic because of the death about a month ago of her sister, Miss Mary Yeatts.  Deceased is survived by her mother, three brothers and one sister, Miss Sophie Yeatts, also her husband, Ross Henshaw.  Mrs. Henshaw had been a resident of Danville her entire life and was generally beloved by her friends.  

The services this afternoon will be conducted by Rev. O.J.D. Parker and interment will be made in the New Design cemetery.

The following article was published in "The Bee" (Danville, Virginia) on Thursday, July 8, 1926:6

CARD OF THANKS

We wish to express our thanks for the kindness and sympathy shown us during the illness and death of our wife and sister, Carrie Lea.  We also wish to thank those who sent flowers and furnished the use of their cars.  

ROSS HINSHAW
THE YEATTS FAMILY.

William Ross Hinshaw died Oct 23 1937.2  


Sources

  1. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. A handwritten document titled "Hinshaws - Early Chatham Co. & Cane Creek Quaker Meeting", by William C. & Nolan Moran.
  3. 1900 census, Patterson Township, Alamance County, North Carolina; roll T623-1180, ED 1, page 10A, line #27, dwelling #198, family #198.
  4. 1920 census, 5th Ward, Danville, Virginia; roll T625-1886, ED 42, page 17B, line #53, dwelling #301, family #334.
  5. Obituary of Carrie Lee Henshaw; "The Bee", Jul 3 1926; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. "The Bee", Jul 8 1926; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. 1910 census, 6th Ward, Danville, Virginia; roll T624-1626, ED 29, page 3A, line #46, dwelling #43, family #46.


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