Willard Gray Hinshaw

                                                            ┌── William Bohan Hinshaw
                                                            │    1846-1916 
                         ┌── James Edgar Hinshaw ───────────┤
                         │    1888-1969                     │
                         │                                  └── Cornelia Frances Kearns
                         │                                       1852-1890 
Willard Gray Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1911                  │                                  ┌── Alexander C. White
D: 1959                  │                                  │
                         └── Sarah Susannah "Sadie" White ──┤
                              1887-1970                     │
                                                            └── Margaret Gray
M: Mossie Helen Mitchell

Willard Gray Hinshaw     [ID 04278] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 21 19111,2,3,4,5,6, High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina1,2,3,4,5,6 [Randolph County, North Carolina7].  

He married Mossie Helen Mitchell, Apr 18 1930, Randolph County, North Carolina.8,9  Mossie, daughter of Joseph Houston Mitchell & Toy Pilina, was born about 1908, North Carolina.2,10,11  

Willard was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 12 1930), living with his parents and family, 1309 Emery Street, High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina:1

Hinshaw, Willard G, son, age 18, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; occupation: laborer, furniture factory.
Willard was doubly-enumerated in 1930, being again shown (May 2 1930) with Mossie, living with Mossie's parents, 634 Park [or Smith, unclear], High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina:2
Mitchell, Toy, wife, age 41, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Caroline; first married at age 15; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: laundress, home.
Mitchell, J.H., head-of-household, age 51, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Caroline; first married at age 26; occupation: weaver, silk mill.
Mitchell, Alma, daughter, age 18, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Caroline; occupation: winder, hosiery mill.
Mitchell, Ray, son, age 17, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Caroline; occupation: delivery boy, drug store.
Mitchell, Collie, daughter, age 15, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Caroline; occupation: winder, hosiery mill.
Mitchell, Nina, daughter, age 13, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Caroline; attended school.
Mitchell, J.H. Jr., son, age 11, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Caroline; attended school.
Mitchell, Fraley, son, age 9, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Caroline; attended school.
Mitchell, Eunice, daughter, age 7, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Caroline.
Hinshaw, Willard, son-in-law, age 18, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 18; occupation: laborer, furniture factory.
Hinshaw, Mossie, daughter, age 22, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 22.
Clark, Earl, son-in-law, age 20, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 20; occupation: upholsterer, furniture factory.
Clark, Vera, daughter, age 20, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 20.

Willard and Mossie were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 30 1940), living with his parents and family, 1209 Franklin Street, High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina:3

Hinshaw, Willard, son, age 28, born in North Carolina; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; occupation: spring [..unclear..], furniture factory; worked 44 weeks in 1939; $660 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Massie M, daughter-in-law, age 31, born in Tennessee; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; occupation: seamstress, overall [..unclear..]; worked 30 weeks in 1939; $360 wages in 1939.

On Oct 16 1940 Willard Gray Hinshaw, age 29, registered for the [World War II] draft in High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina.  He declared he was born Aug 21 1911 in High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina, and was then still residing in High Point, employed by the Heritage Farm Co. of High Point.  He declared his relative/contact was his wife, Mrs. Massie Helen Hinshaw of 1309 Franklin St., High Point.  He was recorded as 6' tall, 200 lbs., brown eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, and "scar over left eye".4  

Willard and Mossie were shown in the 1957 city directory of High Point, North Carolina:12

Hinshaw Mossie M Mrs pairer Silver Knit Hos Mills h712 Woodrow av
Hinshaw Willard G (Mossie M) supvr Heritage Furn h712 Woodrow av

Willard Gray Hinshaw died Dec 23 1959, High Point Memorial Hospital, High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina; age 48.5,6,7  Medical: Willard died from carbon monoxide poisoning.7  

Mossie was shown in the 1960 city directory of High Point, North Carolina:12

Hinshaw Mossie H (wid Willard G) chkr Silver Knit Hos Mills h712 Woodrow av

Mossie currently (2001) still resides in High Point, North Carolina.9

(photo)Photo: Willard Gray Hinshaw death certificate Guilford County, North Carolina 7

(photo)Photo: Willard Gray Hinshaw newspaper article "The High Point Enterprise" (High Point, North Carolina), Jan 5 1960 13

Social Security information for Willard Gray Hinshaw: 242-07-1475


Sources

  1. 1930 census, High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina; roll T626-1695, ED 59, page 15A, line #39, dwelling #278, family #292.
  2. 1930 census, High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina; roll T626-1696, ED 62, page 36A, line #22, dwelling #580, family #660.
  3. 1940 census, High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina; roll T627-2921, ED 41-92, page 19B, line #71, household #355.
  4. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  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. North Carolina, Death Indexes, 1908-2004; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1975; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. North Carolina, Marriage Collection, 1741-2004; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Obituary of Mary Edith Hinshaw Carter.
  10. 1910 census, Buck Shoal Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina; roll T624-1130, ED 137, page 4B, line #73, dwelling #76, family #77.
  11. Ancestry Family Tree data "Clark Family Tree" posted by "Katherine Clark".
  12. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. "The High Point Enterprise" (High Point, North Carolina), Jan 5 1960; http://www.ancestry.com.


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