Margaret Bernice Hinshaw

                                                          ┌── John Hinshaw
                                                          │    1828-1902 
                            ┌── Ira Oscar Hinshaw ────────┤
                            │    1876-1930                │
                            │                             └── Nancy M. (Johnson) Jones
                            │                                  1836-1917 
Margaret Bernice Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1902                     │
D: 1974                     │
No Issue                    └── Estella Elizabeth Smith
Margaret Bernice Hinshaw     [ID 00462] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Margaret Bernice Hinshaw1,2,3 [Bernice Hinshaw2,3,4,5].

Born Apr 19 1902, Cropsey, McLean County, Illinois.1,2,3,4,5,6  

In 1926 Margaret received a Bachelor's degree in Education from Illinois State Normal University; S.M. (Master of Science), University of Illinois, 1936.  Margaret was a country school teacher in Bloomington, Illinois, 1920-21.  She was a High School teacher in Carrolton, Illinois 1926-43 and Taylorville, Illinois 1943-45.  She was an instructor at North Park College, Chicago 1945-53; Assistant principal, Wyanet, Illinois High School 1953-57; instructor Morton Twp High School 1957; instructor at Cumberland College.  She was a member of: AAAS, Nationall Association of Biology Teachers, PEO, Delta Kappa Gamma, Methodist.6  

Bernice lived in Williamsburg, Kentucky.2,6  She never married.2  

Margaret Bernice Hinshaw died Mar 10 1974, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona; age 71.2,3,5,7  

Bernice's obituary was published in "The Sun" (Yuma, Arizona) on Monday, March 11, 19745 and on Tuesday, March 12, 19747 (see scans below).

(photo)Photo: Margaret Bernice Hinshaw obituary "Yuma Daily Sun", Mar 11 1974 5

(photo)Photo: Margaret Bernice Hinshaw obituary "Yuma Daily Sun", Mar 12 1974 7

(photo)Photo: Margaret Bernice Hinshaw gravestone Desert Lawn Memorial Park 3


  1. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  2. Family group sheets and newspaper clippings contributed by Bill Hewitt ().
  4. 1920 census, Normal Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T625-387, ED 146, page 23A, line #14, dwelling #536, family #548.
  5. Obituary of Bernice Hinshaw; "Yuma Daily Sun", Mar 11 1974;
  6. Contribution from Bill Hewitt () citing:
    "Who's Who of American Women", 5th Edition, 1968-69.
  7. Obituary of Bernice Hinshaw; "Yuma Daily Sun", Mar 12 1974;

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