James Walter Hinshaw

                                                          ┌── John Hinshaw
                                                          │    1824-1911 
                            ┌── Andrew Tristram Hinshaw ──┤
                            │    1856-1919                │
                            │                             └── Sarah Commons
                            │                                  1822-1910 
James Walter Hinshaw ───────┤
B: 1880                     │                             ┌── Wesley Ramsey
D: 1967                     │                             │
                            └── Polina Belle Ramsey ──────┤
                                 1858-1938                │
                                                          └── Christina Woodruff
M: Josephine "Josie" McCain
   ├── Oris Walter Hinshaw (1903-1981) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Glenna Elizabeth Hinshaw (1905-2001) 1,2,3,4
   └── Dorothea Belle Hinshaw (1910-2011) 1,2,3,5

James Walter Hinshaw     [ID 04999] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

James Walter Hinshaw1,2 [Walter Hinshaw6,7,8,9].

Born Aug 25 1880, Horton, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,2,3,4,5,7,8,10,11,12,13,14  

He married Josephine "Josie" McCain, Nov 18 1902, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,15,16  Josephine, daughter of William L. McCain & Sarah Goff, was born Jan 5 1881, Indiana.1,4,5,12  

Walter and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 27 1910), Prairie Township, Edgar County, Illinois:4

Hinshaw, J. Walter, head-of-household, age 29, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 8 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm.
Hinshaw, Josephine, wife, age 29, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 8 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hinshaw, Oris W., son, age 6, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Glenna E., daughter, age 5, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Maffett, William, hired man, age 20, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: farm laborer, working out.

On Sep 12 1918 James Walter Hinshaw, age 38, registered for the World War I draft in Marion County, Indiana.  He declared he was born August 25" 1880, and was then residing in Indianapolis, a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was Josephine Hinshaw of Indianapolis.  He was recorded as tall, slender, brown eyes, dark brown hair.11  

In 1919 Walter was living in Castleton, Marion County, Indiana.9  

Walter and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 10 1920), Franklin, Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana:3

Hinshaw, Walter, head-of-household, age 39, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; rented farm; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Josie, wife, age 38, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Oris, son, age 16, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Glenna, daughter, age 14, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Dorothy, daughter, age 9, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.

Walter and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4 1930), Smith Road, Castleton, Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana:5

Hinshaw, James W., head-of-household, age 49, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 22; rented farm ($12.50 rent); radio in home; occupation: trucking, general hauling; not a war veteran.
Hinshaw, Josephine, wife, age 49, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 21.
Hinshaw, Oris W., son, age 26, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: farmer, farm; not a war veteran.
Hinshaw, Dorothea B., daughter, age 19, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: looper, hose factory.
Mason, Arthur, border [sic], age 33, born in Indiana; father born in United States; mother born in Illinois; single; occupation: princ. HS, school; World War I veteran.

Walter and Josephine were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 29 1940), Castleton, Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana:12

Hinshaw, Walter, head-of-household, age 59, born in Indiana; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; rented home ($8/month rent); occupation: laborer, stock farm; worked 26 weeks in 1939; $500 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Josephine, wife, age 59, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.

On Apr 27 1942 James Walter Hinshaw, age 61, registered for the World War II draft in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.  He declared he was born August 25 1880 in Horton, Wash Twp., Hamilton County, Indiana, and was then residing in Castleton, Indiana, employed by Spickelmier Fuel & Supply Co. of Indianapolis.  He declared his relative/contact was Mrs. Donald Beaver of Castleton.  He was recorded as 5'11" tall, 155 lbs., blue eyes, gray hair, ruddy complexion, and "enlarged right index finger".13  

Josephine died Nov 20 1954, buried Summit Lawn Cemetery, near Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,17,18  

In 1967 Walter was living in/near Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.10  

James Walter Hinshaw died Apr 19 1967, Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana; age 86.1,2,10,14,17  

Walter's obituary was published as follows:14

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Evans, Godby and Trout Funeral Home for James Walter Hinshaw, 86, 1821 Bash St., Castleton.  

Mr. Hinshaw, a native of Hamilton County, died Wednesday evening at Methodist Hospital where he had been a patient for two weeks.  

He was born Aug 25, 1880 near Hortonville to Andrew F. and Bell Ramsey Hinshaw.  He was a carpenter at the State Fair Grounds for 15 years until he retired five years ago.  Prior to that he had farmed and took contract to haul horses.  He was a member of the Keystone Masonic Lodge 251 of Castleton.  

Survivors include three children, Oris W. Hinshaw, Glenna Beaver and Dorothea Wheeler, all of Indianapolis; a foster son, Mike Mason, Indianapolis; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Clarence, Kokomo; Ben, Indianapolis and a sister, Mrs. Florence Venable, Hortonville.

(photo)Photo: James Walter Hinshaw when young 19

(photo)Photo: James Walter Hinshaw 19

(photo)Photo: James Walter Hinshaw with son Oris and grandson Jim 19

(photo)Photo: James Walter Hinshaw & Josephine "Josie" McCain gravestone Summit Lawn Cemetery 18

Social Security information for James Walter Hinshaw: 313-16-4786


Sources

  1. Contribution from Candace McDaniel ().
  2. Contribution from Don Cordell ().
  3. 1920 census, Franklin, Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana; roll T625-450, ED 8, page 6B, line #72, dwelling #137, family #138.
  4. 1910 census, Prairie Township, Edgar County, Illinois; roll T624-286, ED 53, page 8B, line #58, dwelling #120, family #120.
  5. 1930 census, Castleton, Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana; roll T626-616, ED 236, page 2A, line #25, dwelling #35, family #35.
  6. http://www.ancestry.com GEDCOM file H11260a.GED (from ).
  7. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Pearson Family ().
  8. 1900 census, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T623-375, ED 92, page 6B, line #83, dwelling #145, family #150.
  9. Death notice for Andrew Hinshaw.
  10. "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
  11. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. 1940 census, Castleton, Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana; roll T627-1075, ED 49-14, page 1A, line #26, household #9.
  13. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=45341442.
  15. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book 11, page 349).
  16. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book C-5, page 30).
  17. Contribution from Donna M Berry.
  18. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=47796273.
  19. Ancestry Family Tree data "mcdaniel" posted by "candimcdaniel1".


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