Grover Cleveland Hinshaw

                                                         ┌── William Hinshaw
                                                         │    1810-c1905
                            ┌── John Ballard Hinshaw ────┤
                            │    1833-1904               │
                            │                            └── Mary Ann "Polly" Cunningham
                            │                                c1813-?    
Grover Cleveland Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1889                     │                            ┌── Joshua Blankenship
D: 1948                     │                            │
                            └── Laura Jane Blankenship ──┤
                                 1860-1931               │
                                                         └── Eliza Metcalf
M: Ada Holder Wall
   └── Billie Ann Hinshaw (1934-1996) 1,2

Grover Cleveland Hinshaw     [ID 05712] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 3 18893,4 [Jun - 18906], Salem, Arkansas3,4 [Oklahoma5].  

He married Ada Holder Wall1 [Ada L. Holder2, Laura -5].  Ada was born Apr 1 1904, Arkansas.4,5,7  

Grover and Laura were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 7 1930), Marked Tree, Arkansas:5

Hinshew, Grover, head-of-household, age 40, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Arkansas; first married at age 21; owned home ($700 value); no radio in home; occupation: mechanic, automobile; World War I veteran.
Hinshew, Laura, wife, age 36, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; first married at age 17.
B[..unclear..], Bill, boarder [unclear], age 38, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; widower; first married at age 23; occupation: [..unclear..] operator, highway.

Grover Cleveland Hinshaw died Mar 27 1948, Weiner, Poinsett County, Arkansas; buried Oak Grove Cemetery, Weiner, West Prairie Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas.1,4  

Grover's will was written in 1947 as follows:1

The last and only will of Grover Hinshaw of Route 1 Cash Arkansas to H.C.Hinshaw of Oklahoma City the oldest child of Laura J. Blankenship Hinshaw I will one dollar you Harry rec'd a yellow violin a 32 cal pistol (never mentioned) and several other favors, that I would appreciate if done for me.  To Richard C Hinshaw the Baby child of Laura J. Blankenship Hinshaw, of Imboden Arkansas I will one dollar you Richard received a violin and other things not mentioned, also a home at any time you wanted to use it all your life.  1st son of John B. Hinshaw to William Lee Hinshaw's heirs Ethyl Elsie and Verna I will one dollar if they come to claim same.  To the heirs of (Bob) Robert Sidney Hinshaw the (2nd) second son of John B. Hinshaw or his heirs, named Roy Hinshaw, Howard T Hinshaw, I will one dollar, if they come to claim same.  When their father died I did not know, but when John E. Smith died at my home in Marked Tree he told me Lenard Sullens bought the poison and Arthur Phillips (Bills boy) took the poison to the Harrican farm 5 miles west, and north of Grubbs Jackson co. Arkansas to Bessie Guy Hinshaw.  She gave Bob Hinshaw the poison which took his life.  You should have this information so that you will know, why you was not wanted to associate with your father's people.

Ada died Jan 10 1991, buried Oak Grove Cemetery, Weiner, West Prairie Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas.4,7  

Social Security information for Ada Holder Wall: 430-84-8186


  1. Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters.
  2. "Descendants of John Ballard Hinshaw" by Dale Hinshaw McMasters:
  3. Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters citing:
    Paper written by Laura Jane Blankenship Hinshaw showing the births
    of all of her children.
  4. Poinsett Co., Arkansas Genealogical Home Page - Oak Grove Cemetery burials:
  5. 1930 census, Marked Tree, Poinsett County, Arkansas; roll T626-88, ED 7, page 12B, line #98, dwelling #289, family #314.
  6. 1900 census, Elk Township, Washita County, Oklahoma Territory; ED 208, page 69B (sheet 22), line #89, dwelling #444, family #444.
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:

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