Lyla Ruth Hinshaw

                                                    ┌── William Henry Hinshaw
                                                    │    1845-1918 
                     ┌── Charles Presnall Hinshaw ──┤
                     │    1865-1942                 │
                     │                              └── Pleasent Jane Pressnall
                     │                                   1846-1883 
Lyla Ruth Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1896              │                              ┌── Charles Downing Cook
D: 1921              │                              │
                     └── Katie Hannah Cook ─────────┤
                          1869-1964                 │
                                                    └── Catherine Elizabeth Race
Lyla Ruth Hinshaw     [ID 05680] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Lyla Ruth Hinshaw1,2,3,4,5 [Lila Ruth Hinshaw6,7,8].

Born Feb 28 18961,2,4,5 [Feb - 18958], Minnesota1,2,4,5.  

Lyla was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 8 1920), living with her parents in Frederic, Polk County, Wisconsin:4

Hinshaw, Lyla, daughter, age 22, born in Minnesota; father born in Indiana; mother born in Wisconsin; occupation: teacher, public school.
But Lyla was doubly-enumerated in the 1920 census, also shown in Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin:5
Brockett (unclear), Holmes B., head-of-household, age 35.
[.. Brockett family ..]
Hinshaw, Lyla R., lodger, age 23, born in Minnesota; father born in Indiana; mother born in Wisconsin; single; grade school teacher.
[.. four additional lodgers ..]

Lyla was shown in the 1921 city directory of Madison, Wisconsin:9

Hinshaw Lyla R, tchr Brayton Schl, r 127 W Gilman

Lyla Ruth Hinshaw died Oct 5 1921, Cook County, Illinois.10

(photo)Photo: Lyla Ruth Hinshaw newspaper article "Chicago Heights Star" (Chicago Heights, Illinois), Jul 1 1920 11


  1. Minnesota, Births and Christenings Index, 1840-1980;
  2. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  3. 1910 census, West Sweden Township, Polk County, Wisconsin; roll T624-1733, ED 174, page 242B, line #76, dwelling #96, family #98.
  4. 1920 census, Frederic, Polk County, Wisconsin; roll T625-2010, ED 155, page 4B, line #56, dwelling #89, family #94.
  5. 1920 census, Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin; roll T625-1981, ED 39, page 1B, line #92, dwelling #16, family #22.
  6. GEDCOM file h8790.ged at
  7. Gary Green database:
  8. 1900 census, Le Ray Township, Blue Earth County, Minnesota; roll T623-757, ED 11, page 3B, line #83, dwelling #64, family #64.
  9. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989;
  10. Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988;
  11. "Chicago Heights Star", Jul 1 1920;

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