Frances Esther Hinshaw

                                                    ┌── Elwood O. Hinshaw
                                                    │    1854-1897 
                          ┌── Luther Levi Hinshaw ──┤
                          │    1877-?               │
                          │                         └── Emma Miller
                          │                              1854-1926 
Frances Esther Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1908                   │
D: 1991                   │
                          └── Florence Mae Platt
M: Riley Elmer Thornburg

Frances Esther Hinshaw     [ID 04107] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 26 1908, Indiana.1,2,3,4,5  

She married Riley Elmer Thornburg.1  Riley was born Mar 26 1906.4  


Susan Thornburg, born Jun 9 1942; married -- Thomas. 1,5

On 4-11-1928 at Winchester MM (Indiana) Frances Hinshaw Thornburg was received by request.6  On 11-7-1928 at Winchester MM (Indiana) Riley Thornburg was received by request.6  

Riley died Nov - 1952, buried Fountain Park Cemetery, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.4,7  

Frances Esther Hinshaw died Sep - 1991, Randolph Nursing Home, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana; age 82.4,5  

Frances' obituary was published in "The Palladium Item" on September 10, 1991:5

Winchester - Frances Thornburg, 82, 531 Richmond St., died at Randolph Nursing Home.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Randolph County.  She was a former employee of Overmyer Corp., Ohio Valley Gas, Litschert Mft. and Walker Funeral Home, all in Winchester.  She was a member of Winchester Friends Church and was the organist there for many years.  She was the organist for silent movies at the old Lyric Theater.  Survivors include one daughter, Susan Thomas of Winchester; two grandchildren; one brother, Maurice Hinshaw of Richmond; two sisters, Mary Cook of San Jose, Calif., and Charlene Howell of Winchester.  Burial was in Fountain Park Cemetery.

Social Security information for Frances Esther Hinshaw: 303-07-3215

Social Security information for Riley Elmer Thornburg: 304-09-2040


  1. Contribution from Stephany Long Andrews.
  2. 1910 census, White River Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T624-376, ED 136, page 84B, line #84, dwelling #106, family #106.
  3. 1920 census, Franklin Township, Wayne County, Indiana; roll T625-473, ED 144, page 3B, line #80, dwelling #78, family #80.
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. U.S., Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, 1680-1940;

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