Guy William Hinshaw

                                                        ┌── William Hinshaw
                                                        │    1804-1887 
                            ┌── Joseph Rhoads Hinshaw ──┤
                            │    1843-1918              │
                            │                           └── Nancy Jane Woodward Rhodes
                            │                                   ?-c1846
Guy William Hinshaw ────────┤
B: 1878                     │                           ┌── Samuel Bench
D: 1960                     │                           │
                            └── Sarah Jane Bench ───────┤
                                 1842-1920              │
                                                        └── Charity (Bench)
M: Martha Elizabeth Gilbert
   ├── Bertha Mae Hinshaw (1912-1971) 1,2,3
   └── Merle Ralph Hinshaw (1921-2002) 2,3,4,5,6

Guy William Hinshaw     [ID 04736] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Apr 26 1878, near Oak Hill, Clay County, Kansas.1,2,3,4,7,8,9,10,11  

He married Martha Elizabeth Gilbert3,5,7,11 [Martha Elizabeth Shaw11], Aug 30 19083,5,7,11, Mankato, Jewell County, Kansas3,5,7,11.  Martha, daughter of Daniel Webster Gilbert & Sarah Elizabeth Scott, was born Aug 14 1887, Broughton, Clay County, Kansas.1,2,3,10,11  

Martha had been previously married to William H. Shaw, Jul 31 1904, Clay Center, Kansas;11 he had died Dec 30 1904, Clay County, Kansas.11  

Guy and Martha were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 26 1910), Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas:10

Hinshaw, Guy, head-of-household, age 32, born in Kansas; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 1 year; occupation: blacksmith, horse shoeing; rented home.
Hinshaw, Martha, wife, age 22, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Pennsylvania; second marriage, married 1 year; occupation: dining room girl, hotel.

On Sep 12 1918 Guy William Hinshaw, age 41, registered for the World War I draft in Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas.  He declared he was born Apr 26 1877, and was then residing at 407 Sherman, Clay Center, Kansas, occupied as a blacksmith employed by Fred [..unclear..] of Clay Center.  He declared his nearest relative was Martha E. Hinshaw of the same address, He was recorded as medium height, slender, brown eyes, dark brown hair.12  

Guy & Martha adopted Bertha May and Ralph James McGee, and Violet Hazel Castille.  They changed Ralph's name to Meryl Ralph.3  

Guy and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 12 1920), 407 Sherman Street, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas:1

Henshaw, Guy, head-of-household, age 41, born in Kansas; father born in United States; mother born in Iowa; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: blacksmith, blacksmith shop.
Henshaw, Martha, wife, age 32, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Pennsylvania.
McGee, Bertha, niece, age 7, born in Kansas; father born in United States; mother born in Kansas; attended school.

Guy and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 21 1930), Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas:2

Hinshaw, Guy, head-of-household, age 52, born in Kansas; parents born in Iowa; first married at age 30; occupation: blacksmith, shop.
Hinshaw, Martha, wife, age 42, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 17.
Hinshaw, Bertha, daughter, age 17, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; occupation: maid.
Hinshaw, Merl, son, age 8, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.

Guy and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 18 1940), 102 4th Street, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas:4

Hinshaw, Guy, head-of-household, age 62, born in Kansas; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned home ($350 value); occupation: quaryman, W.P.A. rock quary; worked 46 weeks in 1939; $460 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Martha E., wife, age 51, born in Kansas; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Hinshaw, Ralph M., son, age 18, born in Kansas; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: quaryman, W.P.A. rock quary.

Guy William Hinshaw died Feb 20 1960, Clay County Hospital, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas; age 81y 9m 25d.3,7,11  

Martha died Apr 21 1964, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas; buried Apr 24 1964, Greenwood Cemetery, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas.3,11

(photo)Photo: Guy William Hinshaw with parents and family #1

(photo)Photo: Guy William Hinshaw with parents and family #2

(photo)Photo: Guy William Hinshaw in his Clay Center Fire Department uniform 13

(photo)Photo: Guy William Hinshaw & Martha Elizabeth Gilbert 13

(photo)Photo: Martha Elizabeth Gilbert 11

(photo)Photo: Guy William Hinshaw obituary 11

(photo)Photo: Guy William Hinshaw obituary (portion) 11

(photo)Photo: Guy William Hinshaw & Martha Elizabeth Gilbert gravestone Greenwood Cemetery 11


Sources

  1. 1920 census, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas; roll T625-527, ED 5, page 13B, line #95, dwelling #41, family #41.
  2. 1930 census, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas; roll T626-697, ED 9, page 3B, line #55, dwelling #80, family #80.
  3. http://www.findagrave.com.
  4. 1940 census, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas; roll T627-1224, ED 14-9, page 8B, line #70, household #195.
  5. Obituary of Merle R. Hinshaw.
  6. Obituary of Merle R. Hinshaw; "The Topeka Capital-Journal", Feb 7 2002.
  7. Contribution from Dee March ().
  8. 1880 census, Chapman Township, Ottawa County, Kansas; roll T9-0392, ED 219, page 375A, line #2, dwelling #116, family #122.
  9. 1900 census, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas; roll T623-474, ED 5, page 2B. line #67, dwelling #50, family #51-54.
  10. 1910 census, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas; roll T624-434, ED 3, page 9B, line #63, dwelling #193, family #201.
  11. Ancestry Family Tree data "Gilbert-Smithhart" posted by "granomore".
  12. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Contribution from Dee March (),
    photo courtesy of Betty Lake, descendent of Lorilla Lorinda "Laura" Hinshaw.


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