Vera Katherine Hinshaw

                                                         ┌── William Henry Hinshaw
                                                         │    1845-1918 
                          ┌── Charles Presnall Hinshaw ──┤
                          │    1865-1942                 │
                          │                              └── Pleasent Jane Pressnall
                          │                                   1846-1883 
Vera Katherine Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1888                   │                              ┌── Charles Downing Cook
D: 1977                   │                              │
                          └── Katie Hannah Cook ─────────┤
                               1869-1964                 │
                                                         └── Catherine Elizabeth Race
M: George T. Y. Hoffmann

Vera Katherine Hinshaw     [ID 05650] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul 24 1888, LeRay, Blue Earth County, Minnesota.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10  

She married George T. Y. Hoffmann.3,5,11  George, son of Henry Hoffmann & Jacobina Irieni, was born Jan 29 1873, Monee, Will County, Illinois.8,9,12,13  

Children:8,9

Douglas G. Hoffmann, born Sep 6 1912, Minnesota; died Feb 1987; buried Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace, DuPage County, Illinois; married Gertrude W. Johnson, Feb 23 1933, Cook County, Illinois (child: Clive Hoffmann, c1938). 2,13,14,15
Hollis H. Hoffmann, born Aug 30 1917, Wisconsin; died May 11 2009; married Virginia Koekke, Feb 24 1943, Cook County, Illinois. 2,10,15

Vera and family were shown in the 1920 census (Mar 1-2 1920), Pomroy Township, Kanabec County, Minnesota:8

Hoffman, George, head-of-household, age 47, born in Illinois; parents born in Germany; owned home (free); occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hoffman, Vera, wife, age 32, born in United States; parents born in United States.
Hoffman, Douglas G., son, age 7, born in Minnesota; father born in Illinois; mother born in United States; attended school.
Hoffman, Hollis H., son, age 2, born in Wisconsin; father born in Illinois; mother born in United States.

George died Jul 19 1926, Crete, Will County, Illinois; age 53.1,5,13  

Widow Vera and children were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 5 1930), 6441 Ellis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois:9

Hoffman, Vera K., head-of-household, age 42, born in Minnesota; father born in Indiana; mother born in Wisconsin; widow; rented home ($70.00 rent); no radio in home; occupation: executive, publishing.
Hoffman, Hullis H., son, age 12, born in Wisconsin; father born in Illinois; mother born in Minnesota; attended school.
Hoffman, Douglas, son, age 17, born in Wisconsin; father born in Illinois; mother born in Minnesota; attended school; occupation: office clerk, insurance.
Raptis, Vasillas, lodger, age 39, born in Greece; parents born in Greece; immigrated 1909, naturalized in Pennsylvania; single; occupation: waiter, restaurant.

Widow Vera and son were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 2 1940), 1443 East 67th Street, Chicago, Illinois:10

Hoffman, Vera K., head-of-household, age 51, born in Minnesota; completed 3 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; widow; rented home ($38/month rent); occupation: correspondent, publishing house; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1440 wages in 1939.
Hoffman, Hollis H., son, age 22, born in Wisconsin; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; single; occupation: clerk, soap manufacturer; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1280 wages in 1939.

In 1977 Vera was living in/near Richland Center, Richland County, Wisconsin.2  

Vera Katherine Hinshaw died Mar 29 1977, Wisconsin; age 88.2,16

(photo)Photo: Vera Katherine Hinshaw newspaper article "Chicago Heights Star" (Chicago Heights, Illinois), Jul 1 1920 17

(photo)Photo: George T.Y. Hoffmann gravestone Saint Paul Evangelical Reformed Church Cemetery 13

Social Security information for Vera Katherine Hinshaw: 321-09-6029


Sources

  1. Minnesota, Births and Christenings Index, 1840-1980; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. "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
  3. GEDCOM file h8790.ged at http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. Jeffrey Lape data: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/l/a/p/Jeffrey-J-Lape-NY/index.html.
  5. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  6. 1900 census, Le Ray Township, Blue Earth County, Minnesota; roll T623-757, ED 11, page 3B, line #83, dwelling #64, family #64.
  7. 1910 census, West Sweden Township, Polk County, Wisconsin; roll T624-1733, ED 174, page 242B, line #76, dwelling #96, family #98.
  8. 1920 census, Pomroy Township, Kanabec County, Minnesota; roll T625-840, ED 52, page 10A, line #40, dwelling #70, family #72.
  9. 1930 census, 6th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T626-424, ED 240, page 6A, line #9, dwelling #50, family #117.
  10. 1940 census, 6th Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T627-933, ED 103-408, page 1B, line #73, household #31.
  11. Gary Green database: http://localsonly.wilmington.net/ggreen/lape898/surnames.html.
  12. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. http://www.findagrave.com.
  14. 1940 census, 7806 Kingston Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T627-935, ED 103-474, page 11B, line #54, household #367.
  15. Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. "Chicago Heights Star", Jul 1 1920; http://www.ancestry.com.


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