Robert Patton Hinshaw

                                                      ┌── Ezra Ira Hinshaw
                                                      │    1846-1877 
                         ┌── Virgil Goodman Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1876-1952               │
                         │                            └── Glaphrey Goodman
                         │                                 1847-1927 
Robert Patton Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1918                  │                            ┌── Henry Piltz
D: 1978                  │                            │
                         └── Eva C. Piltz ────────────┤
M: Margaret A. Foster
   ├── David Robert Hinshaw (1946-) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Margaret Robin Hinshaw (1948-) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Deborah Joan Hinshaw (1951-) 1,2,3,4
   └── Barbara Susan Hinshaw (1953-1979) 1,2,3,4

M: Carol Elizabeth Berry

Robert Patton Hinshaw     [ID 04065] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 16 1918, Illinois.1,5,6,7,8,9  

He married Margaret A. Foster.1,10  Margaret was born Feb 19 1921, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.11,12  

Robert and family were shown in the 1949 city directory of Pasadena, California:13

Hinshaw Harold R (Ellen) plstr h1943 N Madison av
Hinshaw Robt P (Margt F) h3235 Del Vina
Hinshaw Virgil G (Netella L) real est 935 N Oakland av

Robert and Margaret were shown in the 1959 city directory of Sierra Madre, California:13

Hinshaw Harry G (Gloria) linoleum lyr h 556 Oakdale dr EL 5-0293
Hinshaw Robt P (Margt) phys h 1927 Highland Oaks Arc
Robert and family were shown in the 1968 city directory of Sierra Madre, California:13
Hinshaw David R stdt 270 Monte pl Arc EL 5-8655
Hinshaw Harry G (Gloria) 556 Oakdale dr EL 5-0293
Hinshaw Robt P (Margt) phys 270 Monte pl Arc EL 5-8655
Hinshaw Robin stdt 270 Monte pl Arc EL 5-8655

Robert and Margaret were divorced Nov 1971, Los Angeles, California.14  Margaret died Apr 17 2013, Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, Columbus, Indiana; age 92.12  Margaret's obituary was published as follows:12

Margaret F. Hinshaw
February 19, 1921 - April 17, 2013

Margaret Foster Hinshaw, 92, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.  A native of Cedar Rapids, lowa, she spent most of her life in Southern California where she went to college, married, and raised a family.  Margaret was an avid gardener, traveler and bird watcher.  She was active in United Methodist Women and the Pomona College Alumni Association.  

She is survived by a son, David R. Hinshaw (Carmen) of Monrovia, CA; a daughter, Margaret Robin (Vicki Durand) of East Hampton, NY; daughter, Deborah J. Hinshaw (Thomas Newlin) of Columbus, IN; a brother, David H. Foster of Oxford, MD; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by a brother, John Foster, and daughter, Barbara S. Hinshaw.  

A memorial service will be held at GreenTree Assisted Living on Saturday, April 20, at 11a.m.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Audubon Society or Planned Parenthood.  

Arrangements were made by Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th Street.

He then married Carol Elizabeth Berry, Jun 24 1972, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.1,15,16  Carol, daughter of - Berry & - Reed, was born Mar 1 1945, Pasasdena, Los Angeles County, California.17,18,19  

In 1978 Robert was living in/near Encino, California.18  

Robert Patton Hinshaw died Nov 15 1978, Los Angeles County, California; age 60.5,6,20  

Carol died Jan 10 2005.18,19,21  

Carol's death was reported in the "Ventura County Star" (Ventura, California) on January 19, 2005:21,22

Hinshaw, Carol, 59, Tarzana, elementary school teacher, died Jan. 10.  Arrangements by Rose Family Funeral Home, Simi Valley.
Carol's obituary was published in the "Los Angeles Times" (Los Angeles, California) on January 13, 2005:19
Hinshaw, Carol E. (Berry)

Passed away peacefully on Jan. 10, 2005.  She was born in Pasasdena on March 1, 1945.  She was an elementary school teacher in Santa Monica at the time of her death and had taught for 38 years.  A memorial service is planned for Sat., Jan. 15, at 2:00 p.m. at The Little Chapel of the Dawn in Santa Monica.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association.  Gates Kingsley Gates Moeller Murphy (310) 395-9988

More about Robert Patton Hinshaw can be found in:1,23

"Biographical Directory: Fellows and Members of the American Psychiatric Association".  1977 edition.  New York: R.R. Bowker Co., 1977.  (BiDrAPA 77)

(photo)Photo: Robert Patton Hinshaw obituary "Los Angeles Times", Nov 15 2003 20

(photo)Photo: Robert Patton Hinshaw memorial "Los Angeles Times", Nov 15 2003 24

(photo)Photo: Margaret A. Foster 12

Social Security information for Robert Patton Hinshaw: 550-28-9915


  1. Contribution from Elisabeth Mary Hinshaw-Osgood.
  2. Obituary of Margaret A. Foster.
  3. Obituary of Robert Patton Hinshaw.
  4. VitalSearch California Birth Index 1905-2001:
  5. RootsWeb California Death Index:
  6. California Death Index, 1940-1997;
  7. 1920 census, La Grange village, Lyons Township, Cook County, Illinois; roll T625-360, ED 105, page 16A, line #41, dwelling #259, family #300.
  8. 1930 census, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California; roll T626-168, ED 1215, page 7B, line #62, dwelling #213, family #227.
  9. 1940 census, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California; roll T627-240, ED 19-449, page 12A, line #5, household #356.
  10. The old family bible of Chester Edward Hinshaw, containing family lineage information recorded by Rosina Harriet Hinshaw, contributed by Marion Hinshaw and Heather Hinshaw-Tomas.
  11. Contribution from Robert Francis Hinshaw.
  12. Obituary of Margaret Foster Hinshaw; Myers-Reed Dignity Memorial Chapel:
  13. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989;
  14. California Divorce Index, 1966-1984;
  15. California Marriage Index, 1960-1985;
  16. Contribution from Karen ().
  17. California Birth Index, 1905-1995;
  18. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  19. Obituary of Carol E. (Berry) Hinshaw; "Los Angeles Times", Jan 13 2005:
  20. Robert P. Hinshaw obituary; "Los Angeles Times" (Los Angeles, California), Nov 17 1978;
  21. Ventura County Star archives:
  22. Obituary Daily Times:
  23. Biography & Genealogy Master Index (BGMI);

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