James Cyrus Hinshaw

                                                    ┌── Newton Madison Hinshaw
                                                    │    1831-1912 
                       ┌── Jackson Ramsey Hinshaw ──┤
                       │    1859-1934               │
                       │                            └── Asenith H. Bryant
                       │                                 1833-1888 
James Cyrus Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1891                │                            ┌── Joseph Henderson Mills
D: 1971                │                            │
                       └── Mary Alice Mills ────────┤
                            1864-1934               │
                                                    └── Sarah Laster Baker
M: Ina Belle Miles
   ├── Jessie Edna Fay Hinshaw (1917-) 1,2,3
   ├── William Knabb Hinshaw (1925-) 2
   └── Janie L. Hinshaw (1929-) 2

James Cyrus Hinshaw     [ID 04315] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

James Cyrus Hinshaw2,4,5,6 [Cyrus Hinshaw7, Cirus Hinshaw8,9,10].

Born Nov - 18912,8,9,10 [Dec 20 18915,6], Missouri2,8,9,10.  

On Jan 11 1918 James Cyrus Hinshaw enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the Navy Recruiting Station in Des Moines, Iowa, age 26 years.  His home address was recorded as Route 3, Willard, Missouri.  He served on the U.S.S. Louisiana.  He was discharged Jul 14 1919 at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station (Great Lakes, Illinois), rank Fireman First Class.4  

He married Ina Belle Miles, about 1916.1,2,7  Ina, daughter of Andrew J. + Martha J. Miles, was born May 26 1896, Missouri.1,2,6,11  

Cyrus and Ina were divorced for a time, then later remarried.7,12  

Their divorce decree was recorded in Greene County, Missouri on Sep 16 1920:13

HINSHAW, Ina B. / HINSHAW, James Cyrus.  
79795. Div 1. Final Decree 16 Sep. 1920 Book 133 p 56.  Default.  Decree for Plaintiff.  She is innocent and injured party.  Plaintiff awarded care and custody of their minor child, Jessie Edna Fay Hinshaw.

Ina Belle was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), living with her parents in Murray Township, Greene County, Missouri:1

Miles, Andrew J., head-of-household, age 55, born in Kentucky; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Kentucky; owned home; farmer.
Miles, Martha J., wife, age 49, born in Missouri; parents born in Georgia.
Hinshaw, Ina Belle, daughter, age 25, born in Missouri; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Missouri; married.
Miles, Roy L., son, age 19, born in Missouri; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Missouri; single.
Miles, Beulah A., daughter, age 15, born in Missouri; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Missouri; single.
Miles, Bessie E., daughter, age 11, born in Missouri; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Missouri; single.
Hinshaw, Jessie E., granddaughter, age 2 years 6 months, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri.

Ina remarried c1927 to William B. Shumate, by whom she had a son, Billy Knabb Shumate.12  Ina and William Shumate later divorced, and Ina remarried James Cyrus Hinshaw.12  

Cyrus and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), 1751 Lee Place, Detroit, Michigan:2

Hinshaw, James C., head-of-household, age 38, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; first married at age 25; rented home ($52.50 rent); occupation: serviceman, gas; World War I veteran.
Hinshaw, Ina, wife, age 33, born in Missouri; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Missouri; first married at age 20.
Hinshaw, Jessie E., daughter, age 12, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; attended school.
Hinshaw, William K., son, age 4 years 6 months, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri.
Hinshaw, Janie L., daughter, age 7 months, born in Michigan; parents born in Missouri.

James and family were shown in the 1946 city directory of Dearborn, Wayne County, Michigan:14

Hinshaw Jas C (Ina B) loader Sinclair Refinery h5249 Curtis
Hinshaw Wm K toolmkr Cadillac Motors h5249 Curtis

James Cyrus Hinshaw died Jan 17 1971, Dearborn, Wayne County, Michigan.5,6  

Ina died Mar 2 1991, Yamhill County, Oregon; age 94.6,11  Death certificate #91-04371.11  

Social Security information for James Cyrus Hinshaw: 336-01-3739

Social Security information for Ina Belle Miles: 370-68-2761


  1. 1920 census, Murray Township, Greene County, Missouri; roll T625-916, ED 62, page 2B-3A, line #99, dwelling #51, family #51.
  2. 1930 census, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan; roll T626-1039, ED 216, page 15B, line #63, dwelling #19, family #74.
  3. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Cheri Elson ().
  4. Missouri Secretary of State, State Archives, Soldiers Database:
  5. Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996; http://www.ancestry,com.
  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. Contribution from Bea Addison ().
  8. Contribution from Megan Zurawicz ().
  9. RootsWeb WorldConnect GEDCOM from Megan Zurawicz ().
  10. 1900 census, East Center Township, Greene County, Missouri; ED 47, page 72B, line #62, dwelling #194, family #194.
  11. Oregon Death Index, 1903-98; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Contribution from Keith Moore ().
  13. Greene County, Missouri Circuit Court, Abstracts of Divorce Records, 1911-1920:
  14. Polk's Dearborn (Wayne County, Mich.) city directory, 1946; http://www.ancestry.com.

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