+-- Andrew Jackson Hinshaw | 1831-1887 +-- William Alfred Hinshaw --+ | 1872-1958 | | +-- Nancy L. Godwin | 1841-1927 William Alfred Hinshaw ---+ B: 1916 | +-- John Wesley Fleming D: 1993 | | +-- Mary Ilene Fleming ------+ 1894-1980 | +-- Minnie Elizabeth Ennis M: Ellen Wilson McAdoo +-- William Gibbs Hinshaw, 1941-2007 M: Barbara Brown +-- Christopher Alfred Hinshaw, 1946-2004 +-- Michael Andrew Hinshaw, 1947-1947 M: Elizabeth McGee
|William Alfred Hinshaw     [ID 05015]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Sep 6 1916, Carrier Mills, Saline County, Illinois.a,209,b,c,d,e
William was a world-class musician (french horn), having played first horn with the Los Angeles, California and Kansas City, Missouri symphony orchestras and the Fox and Warner Brothers movie studios.d,e
He married Ellen Wilson McAdoo, Sep 13 1938, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California.d,e,a,f,g    Ellen, daughter of William Gibbs McAdoo, Jr. & Eleanor Randolph Wilson, was born May 31 1915, Washington, D.C.e,a,h,i,g,f
Ellen was the daughter of U.S. Senator William Gibbs McAdoo and grandaughter of President Woodrow Wilson.a,e    She had been previously married, 1934, and divorced from Filipino actor Rafael Lopez de Onate,j,h,g,e by whom she had one son, Richard Floyd Onate (1935-1992).g
William's marriage had been announced in the "Long Beach Independent" (Long Beach, California) on Thursday, September 8, 1938:j
Ellen Wilson McAdoo, 23-year-old daughter of the U.S. Senator and grand-daughter of former President Wilson, filed notice of intention to wed William Alfred Hinshaw, young film and radio musician.    Her first husband, divorced, was Rafael Lopez de Onate, Philippine-born actor.
Ellen had schooled in France and studied music - she was particularly interested in voice.g
Ellen filed for divorce in 1943 (it is uncertain if the divorce was finalized or not).    The following article was published in the "Reno Evening Gazette" (Reno, Nevada) on Wednesday, September 8, 1943:k
The following article was published in "The Herald Press" (St. Joseph, Michigan) on Wednesday, September 8, 1943:l
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 (AP) -- Suit for divorce has been filed by Ellen McAdoo Hinshaw, granddaughter of the late President Woodrow Wilson and daughter of the late Senator William Gibbs McAdoo, against Alfred Hinshaw, a musician.
Files Suit for Divorce
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 (AP) -- Ellen McAdoo Hinshaw, 28, granddaughter of the late President Woodrow Wilson and daughter of the late Senator William Gibbs McAdoo, yesterday filed suit for divorce from Alfred Hinshaw, a musician.    She charged cruelty.
Mrs. Hinshaw asked custody of their child, William Gibbs Hinshaw, 2.
She and Hinshaw were married Sept. 12, 1938.    She was divorced the previous year from her first husband, Rafel Lopez de Onate, Latin actor, by whom she has a son, Richard, 8.
Ellen died Dec 22 1946, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California; buried Dec 26 1946, Plot 332 Sunny Slope Grave 3, Inglewood Park Cemetery, 720 East Florence Avenue, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California.e,i,g    Ellen died from an overdose of sleeping pills.e
He then married Barbara Brown.d,e,a
He then married Elizabeth McGee, Jul 28 1952, Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada.d,e,a    Elizabeth, daughter of Arthur Lovie McKee & Mattie Lucinda Tilly, was born Sep 29 1923, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia.a,e,209,m
William Alfred Hinshaw died Sep 3 1993, King Hospital, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona; buried Masters Cemetery, 5057 Flakes Mill Drive, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia.d,e,a,209,f
Elizabeth died May 19 2006, buried Masters Cemetery, 5057 Flakes Mill Drive, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia.e,209
Photo: William Alfred Hinshaw 1932, age 16, with sister Maxine, age 14 n
Photo: William Alfred Hinshaw with family, 1920 n
Photo: William Alfred Hinshaw and Ellen Wilson McAdoo n,e
Photo: Death notice for Ellen McAdoo Hinshaw The Dixon (Illinois) "Evening Telegraph", Dec 23 1946 o
Photo: Ellen Wilson McAdoo gravestone Inglewood Park Cemetery e
Photo: William Alfred Hinshaw & Elizabeth McGee gravestone Masters Cemetery e
Social Security information for William Alfred Hinshaw: 571-01-6455
209. "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
(a) Contribution from Andrew Jackson Hinshaw.
(b) 1920 census, Liberty Township, Stoddard County, Missouri; roll T625-964, ED 211, page 12A, line #33, dwelling #277, family #282.
(c) 1930 census, Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan; roll T626-1018, ED 93, page 20B, line #53, dwelling #380, family #419.
(d) Kinship Tree: http://www.kinshiptree.com/getperson.php?personID=I46378&tree=kinshiptree.
(f) Ancestors & Descendants of President Thomas Woodrow Wilson:
(g) History and Genealogy of Camden and Charlton Counties Georgia:
(h) Mark Asbell database: http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~asbellm/genealogy/fam04059.htm.
(i) RootsWeb California Death Index:
(j) The "Long Beach Independent", Sep 8 1938, page 9; http://www.ancestry.com.
(k) The "Reno Evening Gazette", Sep 8 1943; http://www.ancestry.com.
(l) "The Herald Press", Sep 8 1943, page 7; http://www.ancestry.com.
(m) Obituary of Mary Steele McKee Shelton; Cordele Dispatch (Cordele, Georgia), Aug 27 2006;
United States Obituary Collection; http://www.ancestry.com.
(n) Photo courtesy of Andrew Jackson Hinshaw.
(o) Death notice for Ellen McAdoo Hinshaw; The Dixon "Evening Telegraph" (Dixon, Illinois), Monday Dec 23 1946, page 7.
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