Virgil Andrew Hinshaw

                                                          ┌── Elmer Hinshaw
                                                          │    1863-1935 
                         ┌── Milton Osborn Hinshaw ───────┤
                         │    1886-1970                   │
                         │                                └── Nettie F. Reid
                         │                                     1865-1943 
Virgil Andrew Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1911                  │                                ┌── Franklin Andrew "Frank" Blust
D: 1999                  │                                │
                         └── Estella May "Stella" Blust ──┤
                              1890-1971                   │
                                                          └── Mary "Mollie" Duke
M: Florence A. Hutchins
   ├── Harold Milton Hinshaw (1934-) 1,2,3,4,5
   └── Barbara Jean Hinshaw (1937-2009) 1,2,3,4

Virgil Andrew Hinshaw     [ID 03800] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Virgil Andrew Hinshaw5 [Al Hinshaw5].

Born Aug 22 1911, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois.1,2,3,6  

He married Florence A. Hutchins, about 1933.2  Florence, daughter of John Hutchins & Agnes Hovatter, was born Sep 20 1915, Gary, Lake County, Indiana.3,6,7,8,9  Florence had a twin sister, Helen Hutchins.9  

Florence had been previously married to a Jake E. Williams,10,11 with whom she had a son, Raymond Eugene Hutchins2,8,10,11 (Jun 29 1930 - Aug 5 2008).10,11  

Al and family were shown in the 1940 census (Jun 1 1940), 4776 Roosevelt St., Calumet Township, Lake County, Indiana:3

Hinshaw, Virgil, head-of-household, age 28, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Gary, Lake County, Indiana; owned home ($700 value); occupation: router, steel mills; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1800 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Florence, wife, age 24, born in Indiana; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Gary, Lake County, Indiana.
Hinshaw, Harold, son, age 6, born in Indiana; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Gary, Lake County, Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Barbara, daughter, age 3, born in Indiana.
Living next door in 1940 were Al's parents.12  

In 1999 Virgil was living in/near Gary, Lake County, Indiana.6  

Virgil Andrew Hinshaw died Mar 2 1999, Indiana; buried Calumet Park Cemetery, 2305 W 73rd Ave., Merrillville, Lake County, Indiana.  

Al's obituary was published in "The Times" (Crown Point, Indiana) on March 4, 1999:2,13

Virgil A. "Al" Hinshaw Calumet Township, IN

Virgil A.Hinshaw, 87, of Calumet Township passed away at home, Tuesday, March 2, 1999.  He was a former welder with Ironworkers Local #395; born August 22, 1911, to Stella and Milton Hinshaw in Peoria, IL; preceded in death by parents and brothers, Harold and Wilburn Hinshaw.  Survived by wife of 66 years, Florence A. (nee Hutchins); three children, Barbara (George) Heilmeyer of Calumet Township, Raymond (Lou) Hutchins of Quincy, Michigan, and Harold (Norma) Hinshaw of Griffith,IN; eight grandchildren, Beverly (Ray) Moore, George Heilmeyer, Jr., Gerald (Cindy) Hutchins, Melody (Bill) Peters, Dawnette (Donald) King, Deborah (Alex) Cantrell, Carolyn (Bruce) Goebel and David (Kathleen) Hinshaw; 16 great grandchildren; seven great great grandchildren.  sister in law, Marian Hinshaw of Peoria, IL; two nieces, Judy (Jack) Wilmoth and Nancy (James) Herron; two nephews, John (Cheryl) Hinshaw and Jerry (Mary) Hinshaw.  Funeral service Saturday, March 6,1999, 11 a.m. from the Geisen Funeral Home,7905 Broadway, Merrillville.  Rev. William Beith officiating.  Burial, Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, IN.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 2 to 8 pm.  Memorial offerings may be given to V and A Hospice of Northwest Indiana.

Florence died Jan 22 2000, Merrillville, Lake County, Indiana; buried Calumet Park Cemetery, 2305 W 73rd Ave., Merrillville, Lake County, Indiana.6,7,8,13  

Florence's obituary was published in the "Post-Tribune" on January 24, 2000:8,13

HUTCHINS, Florence A. (HINSHAW)
3 children, Barbara (George) Heilmeyer of Calumet Twp., Raymond (Lou) Hutchins of Quincy, MI, Harold (Norma) Hinshaw of Griffith, IN; 8 grandchildren, Beverly (Ray) Moore, George Heilmeyer Jr., Gerald (Cindy) Hutchins, Melody (Bill) Peters, Dawnette (Donald) King, Deborah (Alex) Cantrell, Carolyn (Bruce) Goebel, David (Kathleen) Hinshaw; 18 great grandchildren; 10 great great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Arthur (Mary Agnes) Hutchins of Crown Point, IN, John (Elenor) Hutchins Jr. of Trophy Club, TX.  Preceded in death by parents, John Sr. & Agnes Hutchins; husband of 66 years, Virgil A. Hinshaw in 1999; sisters, Helen Lemmon, Jennie Brooks, Alice Williams, Hattie Rogers, Fern Cutler, Anna May Hutchins; brother, Thomas Hutchins.  Burial Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, IN.

(photo)Photo: Virgil Andrew "Al" Hinshaw at about age 18-19 5

(photo)Photo: Virgil Andrew "Al" Hinshaw & Florence A. Hutchins 5

Social Security information for Virgil Andrew Hinshaw: 306-09-8581

Social Security information for Florence A. Hutchins: 309-22-8426


Sources

  1. Family lineage contributed by Peggy Joan (Peak) Hinshaw
  2. Obituary of Virgil Hinshaw, "The Times", Crown Point, Indiana, Mar 4 1999.
  3. 1940 census, Calumet Township, Lake County, Indiana; roll T627-1064, ED 45-3, page 66A, line #5, household #1255.
  4. Obituary of Virgil Hinshaw, "The Times", Crown Point, Indiana.
  5. Contribution from Harold Milton Hinshaw.
  6. "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
  7. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. Obituary of Florence Hinshaw: http://www.familyworkings.com/obits/hu.htm.
  9. 1920 census, 1815 22nd Ave, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama; roll T625-25, ED 93, page 24A, line #23, dwelling #353, family #527.
  10. Ancestry Family Tree data "Hutchins Family Tree" posted by "Hutchins27".
  11. Ancestry Family Tree data ".jordan.casper Family Tree" posted by "casperl47".
  12. 1940 census, Calumet Township, Lake County, Indiana; roll T627-1064, ED 45-3, page 66A, line #9, household #1256.
  13. Porter County [Indiana] Public Library System; Obituary Index:
    http://engagedpatrons.org/database/PCPLS/obituaries/.


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