Elmer Hinshaw

                                            ┌── Jehu Hinshaw
                                            │    1819-1903 
                  ┌── Adolphus D. Hinshaw ──┤
                  │    1840-1911            │
                  │                         └── Cynthia Ann Elizabeth Beeler
                  │                              1821-1858 
Elmer Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1863           │                         ┌── William P. Brown
D: 1935           │                         │
                  └── Louisa Jane Brown ────┤
                       1840-1870            │
                                            └── Rebecca (Brown)
M: Nettie F. Reid
   ├── Clarence Lewis Hinshaw (1886-1975) 1,2,3
   ├── Milton Osborn Hinshaw (1886-1970) 1,2,4,5
   ├── Myrtle Hinshaw (1888-?) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Adolphus Hinshaw (1890-1962) 1,2,3,4,5,6
   ├── Irene Hazel Hinshaw (1897-1990) 1,2,3,4,5,6
   ├── Iva Hinshaw (1899-1975) 1,2,3,4,5,6
   ├── Virgil Hinshaw (1902-1922) 1,2,5,6,7,8
   ├── Arthur Elmer Hinshaw (1905-1993) 1,2,3,5,6,7
   └── Helen Ellen Hinshaw (1909-1992) 1,2,3,5,6,7,9

Elmer Hinshaw     [ID 00553] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 16 18631,2,5,6,10,11,12,13,14,15 [Jan - 18624], Woodford County, Illinois1,2,5,6,10,11,12,13,14,15.  

Elmer was a farmer in the Hudson-Carlock area of McLean County, Illinois.16  

He married Nettie F. Reid, Jan 1 1885, Woodford County, Illinois.1,2,5,10,17,18  Nettie, daughter of G.D. Reid & Mary Collins6,13,14,19,20, was born Jun 22 18656,13,14,19,20 [Jun - 18684], El Paso, Woodford County, Illinois6,13,14,19,20.  

Elmer and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 28-29 1900), Kansas Township, Woodford County, Illinois:4

Hinshaw, Elmer, head-of-household, age 38, born Jan 1862 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; married 17 years; occupation: farming; rented farm.
Hinshaw, Nettie, wife, age 31, born June 1868 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; married 17 years; 6 children, 6 living.
Hinshaw, Milt, son, age 13, born Dec 1886 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school 6 months.
Hinshaw, Mirtle, daughter, age 12, born Feb 1888 in Nebraska; parents born in Illinois; attended school 7 months.
Hinshaw, Dossie, son, age 10, born Jan 1890 in Nebraska; parents born in Illinois; attended school 6 months.
Hinshaw, Irene, daughter, age 2, born June 1897 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Ivy, daughter, age 10 months, born July 1899 in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.

Elmer moved from McLean County, Illinois, to Chillicothe, Missouri, in 190821,22 when son Arthur was young.  Elmer's elder sons remained in Illinois.21  

The following article was published in The "Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri) on October 15, 1908:23

W. S. Craig is preparing to move to Utah in a few weeks.  Elmer Hinshaw has purchased the property now occupied by Mr. Craig.

Elmer and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 11-12 1910), Sampsel Township, Livingston County, Missouri:6

Hinshaw, Elmer, head-of-household, age 46, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first marriage, married 28 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; owned farm (free).
Hinshaw, Nettie, wife, age 44, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first marriage, married 28 years; 9 children, 9 living.
Hinshaw, Adolphus, son, age 20, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; occupation: farm laborer, home farm.
Hinshaw, Irene, daughter, age 13, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Hinshaw, Iva, daughter, age 11, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Hinshaw, Virgil, son, age 8, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Arthur, son, age 5, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Hiawatha, daughter, age 11 months, born in Missouri; parents born in Illinois.

Elmer and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 12 1920), Jackson Township, Daviess County, Missouri:7

Hinshaw, Elmer, head-of-household, age 59, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; owned home; occupation: farmer.
Hinshaw, Nettie, wife, age 57, born in Illinois; parents born in Ohio.
Hinshaw, Virgil, son, age 18, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; farm laborer.
Hinshaw, Arthur, son, age 14, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Hiawatha, daughter, age 10, born in Missouri; parents born in Illinois.

The following retrospecive article was published in The "Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri) on Tuesday, July 2, 1935, referring to the harvest of 1925:24

TEN YEARS AGO
...  
Threshing Machines Humming
In several sections of the county the hum of the threshing machines could be heard today.  At the Bonderer farm near Utica the first threshing of the season for that section of the county was underway.  At the Elmer Hinshaw farm south of town the first threshing for this section was under way this morning and the threshers expected to complete this job and move to the Chas. D. Ford home this afternoon.  It is also reported that threshing is underway in the vicinity of Wheeling.

The following article was published in The "Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri) on Wednesday, June 8, 1927:25

Mr. and Mrs. John Williams of Albany were guests Tuesday in the city of Mrs. Elmer Hinshaw.

In September 1928 the Elmer Hinshaw family was living on Graves street in Chillicothe, Missouri, where a fire caused considerable damage to their home.  The following retrospecive article was published in The "Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri) on Tuesday, September 9, 1958:24

THIRTY YEARS AGO TODAY
...  
Fire caused considerable damage to the Elmer Hinshaw home on Graves street.  The blaze was thought to have started in the basement.

Elmer and Nettie were shown in the 1930 census, Chillicothe Township, Livingston County, Missouri:13

Henshaw, Elmer, head-of-household, age 67, born in Illinois; parents born in Ohio [sic]; first married at age 21; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Henshaw, Nettie F., wife, age 64, born in Illinois; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 18.

Elmer Hinshaw died Oct 7 19352,5,14,15,22,26 [Oct 6 193519], Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri2,5,14,15,22,26; age 72y 8m 21d2,5,14,15,22,26.  

Elmer's obituary was published in The "Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri) on Monday, October 7, 1935:22

Elmer Henshaw
Dies Early Today

Diabetes Fatal to Well Known Resi-
dent; Came Here in 1908 and
Had Since Resided Here.
  

Elmer Henshaw, 72 years old, died at the Chillicothe hospital Monday morning at 5:20 o'clock from diabetes.  Saturday Mr. Henshaw had his left leg amputated in an effort to check the disease but without results.  The body is at the Norman Funeral Home.  

Surviving are his wife, three sons, Clarence Henshaw, Carlock, Ill., Arthur Henshaw, Fairfax, Mo., and Doss Henshaw, Gladstone, Ill.; four daughters, Mrs. Helen Butler and Miss Irene Payton, Lincoln, Neb.; Miss Myrtle Henshaw, Bloomington, Ill.; Mrs. John D. Williams of this city; a brother, Frank Henshaw, Hudson, Ill., and two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Eastman, Eureka, Ill., and Mrs. Sadie Starkey, Hudson, Ill.  

Mr. Henshaw came to Chillicothe from Illinois in 1908 and had since made his home here.  

Mr. and Mrs. Rex Broyles and son, Eugene, of Independence, Mo., spent the week-end with relatives in and near Chula.  

Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Shibers, and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Fisher and daughter, Suzanna, of Pleasant Hill, Mo., were Sunday guests of Mrs. P. F. Romeiser and Mrs. J. H. Mansur.  

Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Brooks and son, Roscoe, and Mrs. Brooks of Bloomfield, Iowa, were guests of Mr. Brooks' sister, Mrs. J. F. Krewson, Sunday.  This is the first time Mr. Brooks and his sister has visited each other for thirty years.  

Frank, Clarence, Doss and Miss Myrtle Henshaw and Mrs. Starkey are expected to arrive here tonight to attend the funeral.  

Funeral services will be held from the Norman Funeral Home chapel Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Elmer's funeral was noted in The "Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri) on Wednesday, October 9, 1935:27

FUNERAL THIS AFTERNOON

The funeral of Elmer Hinshaw was held at the Norman Funeral Home chapel this afternoon at two o'clock conducted by Rev. W. H. Brengle, pastor of the First Baptist Church.  Relatives from a distance attending were Frank Hinshaw, Mrs. Norris Starkey, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Shiner and Mrs. Gussie Klump, Hudson, Ill.; Miss Myrtle Hinshaw, Bloomington, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hinshaw, Carlock, Ill., and Adolphus Hinshaw, Oquawka, Ill.

Nettie died Jan 3 1943, at her home, 1413 Bryan Street, Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri; age 77y 6m 11d.2,5,14,19,20,26  

Nettie's obituary was published in The "Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri) on Thursday, January 7, 1943:19

Mrs. Nettie Hinshaw Died Sunday Noon

Passed Away at Home, 1413 Bryan Street; Funeral Services Tuesday.  

Mrs. Nettie Reid Hinshaw died at her home, 1413 Bryan street, Sunday noon following a stroke which she suffered last Tuesday.  

She was born June 22, 1865, at El Paso, Ill., and was married to Elmer Hinshaw in 1883.  Mr. Hinshaw died October 6, 1935.  

The family moved to Missouri in 1908 [unclear] and had resided in Chillicothe for a number of years.  

Nine children survive.  They are Clarence Hinshaw, Carlock, Ill.; Milt Hinshaw, Gary, Ind.; Mrs. Myrtle Sutton, Bloomington, Ill.; Doss Hinshaw, Oquanaka, Ill.; Mrs. Irene Dappen, Dawson, Neb.; Mrs. Helen Malone, Omaha, Neb.; Arthur R. Hinshaw, Hutchison, Kas., and Mrs. John Williams of this city, and twenty-four grandchildren.  

Funeral services will be held from the chapel of the Norman Funeral Home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock conducted by the Rev. A. S. Day, pastor of First Baptist church.  Interment will be in Edgewood.

Nettie's funeral was also noted in The "Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri) on Thursday, January 7, 1943:19

ATTENDED FUNERAL

A large number of relatives and friends from a distance attended the funeral of Mrs. Nettie Reid Hinshaw held Tuesday.  

They were Clarence Hinshaw, Carlock, Ill.; Mrs. Myrtle Sutton, Bloomington, Ill.; Mrs. Irene Dappen, and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mullins and son, Richard, Dawson, Neb.; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hinshaw and sons, Richard and Rex, Hutchinson, Kas., and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Malone, Omaha, Neb.

Elmer and Nettie are buried with son Virgil.14,26

(photo)Photo: Elmer Hinshaw death certificate Livingston County, Missouri 15

(photo)Photo: Nettie F. Reid death certificate Livingston County, Missouri 20


Sources

  1. "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.
  2. "The Hudson Colony", by Ruth Bitting Hamm, "A Project of the Hudson Bicentennial Commission, Hudson, Illinois 61748" (1972?).
  3. Obituary of Elmer Hinshaw.
  4. 1900 census, Kansas Township, Woodford County, Illinois; page 80A (Sheet 14A), line #8, dwelling #270, family #273.
  5. Family lineage contributed by Peggy Joan (Peak) Hinshaw
  6. 1910 census, Sampsel Township, Livingston County, Missouri; roll T624-796, ED 112, page 211A, line #3, dwelling #172, family #172.
  7. 1920 census, Jackson Township, Daviess County, Missouri; roll T625-913, ED 54, page 3B-4A, line #98, dwelling #78, family #78.
  8. Death certificate for Virgil Hinshaw.
  9. The "Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri), Jun 15 1967; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Illinois.
  11. 1870 census, Hudson P.O., Hudson Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll M593-259, page 450, line #17, dwelling #35, family #35.
  12. 1880 census, Hudson Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T9-0230, ED 168, page 363A, line #1, dwelling #1, family #1.
  13. 1930 census, Chillicothe Township, Livingston County, Missouri; roll T626-1210, ED 9, page 7A, line #14, dwelling #135, family #137.
  14. Macon County, Missouri, Cemetery Records, Vol. 1-11; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Death certificate for Elmer Hinshaw; Missouri State Archives:
    http://www.sos.mo.gov/images/archives/deathcerts/1935/1935_00034098.PDF.
  16. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.
  17. Contribution from Mara Bruce () citing:
    McLean County, Illinois marriages, Marriage Card Catalog in the
    McLean County Letitia Green Stevenson Genealogical Society Library,
    McLean County Historical Society; McLean County book I pg 298.
  18. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900:
    http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html.
  19. The "Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri), Jan 7 1943; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. Death certificate for Nettie Reid Hinshaw; Missouri State Archives:
    http://www.sos.mo.gov/images/archives/deathcerts/1943/1943_00002778.PDF.
  21. Contribution from Peggy Joan (Peak) Hinshaw.
  22. The "Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri), Oct 7 1935; http://www.ancestry.com.
  23. The "Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri), Oct 15 1908; http://www.ancestry.com.
  24. The "Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri), Sep 9 1958; http://www.ancestry.com.
  25. "The Chillicothe Constitution Tribune", Jun 8 1927; http://www.ancestry.com.
  26. http://www.findagrave.com.
  27. The "Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri), Oct 9 1935; http://www.ancestry.com.


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