Dorothea Belle Hinshaw

                                                         ┌── Andrew Tristram Hinshaw
                                                         │    1856-1919 
                          ┌── James Walter Hinshaw ──────┤
                          │    1880-1967                 │
                          │                              └── Polina Belle Ramsey
                          │                                   1858-1938 
Dorothea Belle Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1910                   │                              ┌── William L. McCain
D: 2011                   │                              │
                          └── Josephine "Josie" McCain ──┤
                               1881-1954                 │
                                                         └── Sarah Goff
M: Robert A. Wheeler

Dorothea Belle Hinshaw     [ID 05001] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 13 1910, Indiana.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

She married Robert A. Wheeler.1,4  Robert, son of Daniel Edgar + Lola Wheeler, was born Jul 15 1911, Indiana.4,5,8  

Robert died Oct 23 1973, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana; buried The Trinity Garden section 84D 1, Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, 9700 Allisonville Road, Fishers, Hamilton County, Indiana.4,5,8  

Dorothea Belle Hinshaw died Mar 21 2011, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana; age 100.4,5,6,7  

Dorothea's obituary was published as follows:6

Dorothea B. Wheeler, 100, formerly of Indianapolis, took her last earthly breath Monday, March 21, 2011 joining her beloved husband Bob (Robert A.) who went to be with their Lord in 1973.  Also preceding her in death were her brother Oris and sister Glenna Beaver.  Her many nieces and nephews some calling her "Aunt Belle", neighbors and close friends join in celebration of a devoted Christian's life well-lived.  

During her working years Mrs. Wheeler was employed by Real Silk Hosiery Mills and William H. Block Company, there as Assistant Secretary in Men's Merchandise.  For many years, she was active in her beloved church, East 91st Christian, and Shepherd Community.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to East 91st Street Christian Church or the American Red Cross.  

The funeral service is at noon on Friday, March 25th at East 91st Street Christian Church with visitation beginning at 10am.  Interment at Oaklawn Cemetery.

(photo)Photo: Dorothea Belle Hinshaw as a baby 4

(photo)Photo: Dorothea Belle Hinshaw 4

(photo)Photo: Dorothea Belle Hinshaw 6

Social Security information for Robert A. Wheeler: 309-12-9209


  1. Contribution from Candace McDaniel ().
  2. 1920 census, Franklin, Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana; roll T625-450, ED 8, page 6B, line #72, dwelling #137, family #138.
  3. 1930 census, Castleton, Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana; roll T626-616, ED 236, page 2A, line #25, dwelling #35, family #35.
  4. Ancestry Family Tree data "mcdaniel" posted by "candimcdaniel1".
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. Obituary of Dorothea B. Hinshaw Wheeler; Flanner and Buchanan:

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