Floyd Absalom Hinshaw

                                                      ┌── Absalom Hinshaw
                                                      │    1828-1905 
                         ┌── William Thomas Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1868-1937               │
                         │                            └── Edith H. West
                         │                                 1833-1912 
Floyd Absalom Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1900                  │                            ┌── Solomon Woodland
D: 1965                  │                            │
                         └── Renna Maranda Woodland ──┤
                              1874-1903               │
                                                      └── Katherine Reeves
M: Hilda M. Baker
   └── William D. Hinshaw (1923-1973) 1

Floyd Absalom Hinshaw     [ID 03676] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Floyd Absalom Hinshaw2 [Floyd Abraham Hinshaw3].

Born Aug 20 1900, Potts Hill Road, Twin Township, Ross County, Ohio.1,2,3,4,5  

On Sep 12 1918 Floyd Absalom Hinshaw, age 18, registered for the World War I draft in Ross County, Ohio.  He declared he was born Aug 20 1900, and was then residing in Bainbridge, Ross County, Ohio where he was farming, employed by Wm Hinshaw of Bainbridge.  He declared his nearest relative was Wm Hinshaw of Bainbridge.  He was recorded as medium height, slender, gray eyes, light hair.2  

He married Hilda M. Baker, Jan 13 1923, Pike County, Ohio.3,4  Hilda, daughter of Albet Baker & Ella Merriman, was born Jun 6 1903, Mahoning County, Ohio.1,5,6,7  

Floyd and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 12 1930), Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio:1

Henshaw, Floyd, head-of-household, age 29, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 23; rented home ($21 rent); no radio in home; occupation: laborer, farm; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Hilda, wife, age 27, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 19.
Henshaw, William D., son, age 6, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio.
Mitchell, Thomas R., roomer, age 30, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 28; occupation: operator, paper mill; not a war veteran.
Mitchell, Elizabeth, lodger wife, age 21, born in Hungaria; parents born in Hungaria; first married at age 19.
Mitchell, Thomas R., lodger son, age 1 year 7 months, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio.

In 1965 Floyd was living in Pike County, Ohio.8  

Floyd Absalom Hinshaw died Mar 21 1965, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio.4,5,8  (Death certificate #31864, volume #18048).  

In 1995 Hilda was living in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio.5  

Hilda died Aug 6 1995, Piketon, Pike County, Ohio; age 92.5,6,7

(photo)Photo: Floyd Hinshaw with father and brothers 9

(photo)Photo: Floyd Absalom Hinshaw World War I draft registration card 2

(photo)Photo: Floyd Absalon Hinshaw death record Clifford Earl Hinshaw family bible 10

Social Security information for Floyd Absalom Hinshaw: 274-16-1013

Social Security information for Hilda M. Baker: 282-22-3821


  1. 1930 census, 1st Ward, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio; roll T626-1865, ED 19, page 9B, line #71, dwelling #213, family #213.
  2. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. Contribution from Ginger-lyn (Hinshaw) Summer citing:
    Information from Ginger-lyn's cousin, Jane Walls Wilson.
  4. Family group sheets contributed by Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens
  5. "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
  6. "Ohio Deaths, 1993-98"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Obituary Index:
  8. "Ohio Death Index 1958-1967" (www.ancestry.com).
  9. Photo courtesy of Ginger-lyn (Hinshaw) Summer.
  10. Photo courtesy of Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens.

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