Harvey Rebecca Hinshaw

                                                     ┌── Ezra Hinshaw
                                                     │    1797-1874 
                          ┌── Ezra William Hinshaw ──┤
                          │    1840-1929             │
                          │                          └── Jane Woodward
                          │                               1798-1882 
Harvey Rebecca Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1885                   │                          ┌── Jacob Griffin
D: 1950                   │                          │
                          └── Elvira E. Griffin ─────┤
                               1846-1928             │
                                                     └── Rebecca Harvey
M: Bulah Bruff
   ├── James Bruff Hinshaw (1914-2010) 1,2,3,4
   └── Theadore Robert Hinshaw (1924-) 1,2,5,6

Harvey Rebecca Hinshaw     [ID 00496] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 3 1885, Oskaloosa, Hardin County, Iowa.2,7,8,9,10,11,12  

Harvey was named after his maternal grandmother, Rebecca Harvey.  Of course Harvey never liked his middle name and refused to use it, generally going only by Harvey R. Hinshaw.13  

Harvey was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), living in a boarding house on Main St., Fremont, Mahaska County, Iowa:11

Hinshaw, Harvey R., boarder, age 24, born in Iowa; parents born in United States; single; occupation: instructor, principal school.

He married Bulah Bruff1,9 [Beulah Bruff5, Buelah S. Bruff4], Jun 22 19111,9, Mt. Hamil, Lee County, Iowa1,9.  Bulah, daughter of James Bruff & Jessie Cartland1, was born Jun 30 18851 [Jun 30 18862,9], Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa1.  

On Sep 12 1918 Harvey Rebecca Hinshaw, age 32, registered for the World War I draft in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa.  He declared he was born October 3, 1885, and was then residing in Anthon, Woodbury County, Iowa where he was Superintendent employed by the Board of Education.  He declared his nearest relative was Beulah B. Hinshaw of Anthon.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, light hair.12  

Harvey and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 21 1930), Ponto Lake Township, Cass County, Minnesota:2

Hinshaw, Harvey R., head-of-household, age 44, born in Iowa; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 25; occupation: farmer, dairy farm; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Beulah B., wife, age 43, born in Iowa; father born in Ohio; mother born in Maine; first married at age 24.
Hinshaw, James B., son, age 15, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; attended school; occupation: farm hand, dairy farm.
Hinshaw, Theodore R., son, age 5 years 3 months, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa.

At Oskaloosa MM on 7-2-1931, Beulah was dropped from membership by request.5  

Harvey Rebecca Hinshaw died Nov 29 19501, Boy River, Cass County, Minnesota1 [Itasca County, Minnesota14].  

Bulah died Jan 18 1957, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas; buried Restlawn Memorial Park, El Paso County, Texas.1,15  


  1. Contribution from Dorothy Ann (Conley) Cline citing:
    Information provided by James Bruff Hinshaw.
  2. 1930 census, Ponto Lake Township, Cass County, Minnesota; roll T626-1082, ED 40, page 1B, line #87, dwelling #22, family #23.
  3. Contribution from Dorothy Ann (Conley) Cline citing
    Information provided by James Bruff Hinshaw.
  4. James Bruff Hinshaw birth record.
  5. "The William Wade Hinshaw Index to [Iowa] Quaker Meeting Records", a microfiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  6. Contribution from Dorothy Ann (Conley) Cline citing
    Information provided by James Bruff Hinshaw.
  7. "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.
  8. Contribution from Dorothy Ann (Conley) Cline.
  9. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  10. 1900 census, New Providence, Providence Township, Hardin County, Iowa; roll T623-435, ED 153, page 10A-B, line #47, dwelling #186, family #188.
  11. 1910 census, Fremont, Cedar Township, Mahaska County, Iowa; roll T624-412, ED 64, page 200B, line #1, dwelling #44, family #40.
  12. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Contribution from Russell Lee Hinshaw.
  14. Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Burials in Restlawn Memorial Park, El Paso County, Texas; USGenWeb Archives:

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