George Washington Hinshaw

                                                      ┌── John W. Hinshawc1825-?    
                             ┌── Betsy Jane Hinshaw ──┤
                             │   c1852-1939           │
                             │                        └── Susan Anna Swaim
                             │                            c1829-?    
George Washington Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1897 
D: 1973 
M: Lucy Cordelia Hill
   ├── Elma I. Hinshaw (1918-1981) 1,2,3
   ├── Roselia Hinshaw (1919-1979) 1,2,3
   ├── Annie Hinshaw (1920-1973) 1,3
   ├── George Robert Hinshaw (1922-1965) 1,3
   ├── James Douglas Hinshaw (1924-1989) 1,3,4
   ├── Vera Cordelia Hinshaw (1926-1987) 1,3,4
   ├── Nina Hinshaw (1928-1993) 1,3,4
   └── Raymond Earl Hinshaw (1930-2009) 1,4,5

George Washington Hinshaw     [ID 05626] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 6 18971,2,3,6,7,8,9 [189310, about 189511], Jackson County, Alabama1,2,3,6,7,8,9 [Tennessee11].  

He married Lucy Cordelia Hill, Jan 17 1917, Franklin County, Tennessee.1,7,12  Lucy, daughter of Robert White Hill & Cordelia "Dealie" Willis McGee, was born Oct 1 1896, Franklin County, Tennessee.1,2,3,4,7,13  

On Jun 5 1918 Geo Hinshaw, age 21, registered for the World War I draft in Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee.  He declared he was born March 6, 1897 in Jackson County, Alabama, and that he was then residing in Maxwell, Tennessee where he was employed by an Ed Mason of Huntland, Tennessee.  He declared his nearest relative was Jane Hinshaw of Maxwell, Tennessee.  He was recorded as slender, medium height, blue eyes, light hair.6  

George was a farmer.1,2,3  He also was employed with Dickey's Clay Pipe Manufacturing company in Chattanooga, Tennessee.1  

George and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9-10 1920), living with Lucy's grandparents on Hog Saw Road, Cedar Grove Township, Walker County, Georgia:2

McGee, Willie F., head-of-household, age 66, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee; farmer.
McGee, Cordelia, wife, age 69, born in Tennessee, father born in North Carolina; mother born in Tennessee.
Hinshaw, George, grand-son, age 23, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; farm laborer, home farm.
Hinshaw, Lucy, grand-daughter, age 23, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.
Hinshaw, Elmer, great grandson [sic], age 1 year 5 months [unclear], born in Tennessee; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee.
Hinshaw, Rosie Lee, great grand daughter, age 6 months [unclear], born in Tennessee; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee.

George and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 23 1930), Franklin County, Tennessee:3

Hinshaw, George W., head-of-household, age 33, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 18; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farming; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Lucy C., wife, age 33, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; first married at age 18.
Hinshaw, Elma, daughter, age 11, born in Tennessee; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hinshaw, Rosie L., daughter, age 10, born in Tennessee; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hinshaw, Annie, daughter, age 9, born in Georgia; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hinshaw, Robie, son, age 7, born in Georgia; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee; attended school.
Hinshaw, J.D., son, age 6, born in Tennessee; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee.
Hinshaw, Vera, daughter, age 3 years 9 months [unclear], born in Tennessee; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee.
Hinshaw, Nina, daughter, age 2 years 3 months [unclear], born in Tennessee; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee.

George and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 15 1940), Franklin County, Tennessee:4

Henshaw, George, head-of-household, age 43, born in Tennessee; completed 3rd grade; rented farm; occupation: farm, farming.
Henshaw, Lucy, wife, age 43, born in Tennessee; completed 8th grade.
Henshaw, J.D., son, age 15, born in Tennessee; completed 5th grade; occupation: farm, farming.
Henshaw, Vera, daughter, age 14, born in Tennessee; completed 5th grade; attended school.
Henshaw, Nina, daughter, age 12, born in Tennessee; completed 4th grade; attended school.
Henshaw, Raymond, son, age 10, born in Tennessee; completed 3rd grade; attended school.

Lucy died Aug 14 1959, Franklin County, Tennessee; age 62.1,7,13,14  

In 1973 George was living in Huntland, Franklin County, Tennessee.8  

George Washington Hinshaw died Mar 2 1973, Franklin County, Tennessee; age 75.1,8,9,14  

George's mother, Jane Hinshaw, never married.1  It is uncertain exactly who his father was, but it is believed George's father was Lem Motlow, who came from the Jack Daniels distillery family1 (but another family folklore has it that George's father was a -- Hereford).1

(photo)Photo: George Washington Hinshaw & Lucy Cordelia Hill (date unknown, probably c1920s-c1930s) 15

(photo)Photo: gravestone: George Washington Hinshaw & Lucy Cordelia Hill Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Franklin County, Tennessee 16

Social Security information for George Washington Hinshaw: 408-24-4219


Sources

  1. Contribution from Charlene Hinshaw.
  2. 1920 census, Cedar Grove Township, Walker County, Georgia; roll T625-281, ED 184, page 5A, line #34, dwelling #89, family #94.
  3. 1930 census, District 4, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T626-2246, ED 6, page 7A, line #40, dwelling #124, family #132.
  4. 1940 census, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T627-3891, ED 26-23, page 3A, line #35, household #48.
  5. Obituary of Raymond Earl Hinshaw.
  6. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Franklin County, Tennessee, cemeteries, F443 F7C46 1986 in the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Contributed by Robert Worley.
  8. "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
  9. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51710180.
  10. 1900 census, 16th District, Franklin County, Tennessee; page 237B (sheet 8B), line #63, dwelling #144, family #146.
  11. 1910 census, Civil District 5, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T624-1499, ED 24, page 82A, line #13, dwelling #92, family #95.
  12. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51710165.
  14. Shelby County, Tennessee, Register of Deeds; Archives:
    http://register.shelby.tn.us.
  15. Photo courtesy of Bobbi (Davis) Wheat.
  16. Photo courtesy of Kathy Irene Hinshaw.


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