Ernest Theodore Hinshaw

                                                        ┌── Isaac M. Hinshaw
                                                        │    1831-1912 
                           ┌── Tunis Theodore Hinshaw ──┤
                           │    1857-1932               │
                           │                            └── Elizabeth Matilda Hadley
                           │                                 1837-1914 
Ernest Theodore Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1890                    │                            ┌── Rev. John Wesley Short
D: 1955                    │                            │
                           └── Lucinda Jane Short ──────┤
                                1861-1935               │
                                                        └── Mary Ann Clymer
M: Ina E. Johnson
   └── Ernest Theodore Hinshaw, Jr. (1928-) 1,2,3

Ernest Theodore Hinshaw     [ID 04498] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Ernest Theodore Hinshaw1,4,5,6 [Ted Hinshaw1].

Born Nov 4 18902,4,5,7 [Nov 4 18911,6], Klickitat County, Washington2,4,5,7.  

Ted graduated from Goldendale High School with the class of 1909.8  

In 1919, Ted surveyed the roads in Klickitat County, Washington.1  In 1926, he was Assistant State Highway Engineer in Nevada.1  

He married Ina E. Johnson, 1927, Reno, Nevada.1  Ina was born Jan 17 1893, Alta, California.1,7  

Ted and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), 438 40th Ave., San Francisco, California:2

Hinshaw, Ernest T., head-of-household, age 39, born in Washington; father born in Indiana; mother born in Oregon; first married at age 37; rented home ($70 rent); radio in home; occupation: civil engineer, civil; World War I veteran.
Hinshaw, Ina E., wife, age 35, born in California; father born in England; mother born in Finland; first married at age 19.
Hinshaw, Ernest T. Jr., son, age 1 year 6 months, born in California; father born in Washington; mother born in California.

Ernest Theodore Hinshaw died Feb 20 1955, Monterey, Monterey County, California.1,7  Medical: Ted died from a stroke.1  

Ina died Nov 25 1970, Newport Beach, Orange County, California; age 77.1,7  

The following article appeared in "History of Klickitat County", edited by Pete May, published 1982 by the Kickitat County Historical Society:9

Ernest T. "Ted" Hinshaw (1891-1955) was a popular sports figure in early KIickitat County baseball circles.  As assistant to George Borden, early county engineer, he laid out many county roads still in use.  Ted Hinshaw later became state engineer in Nevada and, later still, as engineer and executive with Calaveras Cement Company in California, had a prominent part in developing that state's highway network.  Following his active years in highways, he retired as a motel owner in Seaside, Calif.  Ted and his wife Ina were parents of one son, also Ernest T. "Ted" Hinshaw, who is West Coast executive of Capitol Investments in Los Angeles.  He and his wife Nell reside in Newport Beach, Calif. and have four children.

(photo)Photo: Tunis Hinshaw family

Social Security information for Ernest Theodore Hinshaw: 558-07-8490

Social Security information for Ina E. Johnson: 569-52-2746


  1. Contribution (GEDCOM file) from Ted Hinshaw.
  2. 1930 census, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California; roll T626-204, ED 255, page 13A, line #46, dwelling #165, family #233.
  3. Contribution (GEDCOM file) from Ted Hinshaw ().
  4. 1900 census, Klickitat County, Washington; roll T623-1746, ED 118, page 13A, line #2, dwelling #262, family #262.
  5. 1910 census, Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington; roll T624-1656, ED 117, page 284A, line #24, dwelling #71, family #71.
  6. Jean Allyn Smeltzer's Klickitat County, Washington birth records:
  7. RootsWeb California Death Index:
  8. Goldendale High School, 1916 yearbook; class of 1909:
  9. Contribution from Ted Hinshaw.

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