John Ballard Hinshaw, III

                                                         ┌── John Ballard Hinshaw
                                                         │    1833-1904 
                             ┌── Richard Caron Hinshaw ──┤
                             │    1898-1955              │
                             │                           └── Laura Jane Blankenship
                             │                                1860-1931 
John Ballard Hinshaw, III ───┤
B: 1935                      │                           ┌── William Walter Smith
D: 2016                      │                           │
                             └── Edna Irene Smith ───────┤
                                  1908-1983              │
                                                         └── Daisy Belle Hedrick
M: Carol Evelyn Livengood
   ├── Billy J. Hinshaw (?-1960) 1,2
   ├── John Ballard Hinshaw, IV (1956-) 3,4,5
   ├── Jeffrey Wayne Hinshaw (1958-) 3,5,6
   └── Richard Caron Hinshaw (1961-1961) 1,2

John Ballard Hinshaw, III     [ID 05723] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 26 1935, Frenchmans Bayou, Mississippi County, Arkansas.7,8,9  

Because of his perpetual motion when a child, John took a lot of hard falls, knocks, and tumbles.  He always came up grinning.  This earned him the nickname, "Hardrock".3  

He married Carol Evelyn Livengood, Feb 12 1955, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.10  Carol, daughter of James Livengood & Millicent Forsythe, was born Oct 3 1936, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.6,11,12  

John spent twelve years in the Air Force and was honorably discharged.  He was good to his mother and helpful to all who asked for help.  His hobbies are fishing, rambling around with his metal-detector, and farming.  He has worked for twenty some odd years at the hospital in Mountain View, Missouri.3  

In 2000 John and Carol were living in Mountain View, Missouri.4  

Carol died Nov 16 2014, Imboden, Lawrence County, Arkansas; age 78.11,12,13  

Carol's obituary was published in the "Jonesboro Sun" (Jonesboro, Arkansas) on November 18, 2014:11,12

Imboden - Carol Evelyn Hinshaw, 78, entered into eternal peace on Sunday, November 16, 2014.  

Carol was born October 3, 1936 in Niagra Falls, NY to the late James and Millicent Forsythe Livengood.  

Carol is survived by her husband of 59 years John of the home, sons Johnny (Helen) Hinshaw of Marshfield, MO., Jeff (Sherry) Hinshaw of Mt. View, MO., grandchildren John V and Stephanie Goodrich, great grandchildren Riece, Dakota, and Abigail.  

She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers James D. Livengood, Edwin Livengood, sisters Lois Louise Griffen and Millicent.  

Carol was recognized on many occasions for on going civic and community service.  

Services will be held in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel.  Visitation will be Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. with funeral services immediately following at 2:00 p.m.  Burial will follow in the Hope Cemetery.

John Ballard Hinshaw, III died Jun 7 2016, Imboden, Lawrence County, Arkansas; age 81.3,9,14  

John's obituary was published as follows:9

John Hinshaw III
Birthday: January 26, 1935
Passed Away: June 7, 2016
Age: 81
Location: Imboden
Service Date: June 12, 2016

Imboden- John Hinshaw III, 81, passed away on June 7, 2016.  

John was born January 26, 1935 in Frenchmans Bayou, AR to Richard and Edna Irene Smith Hinshaw.  He received the National Defense Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and Commendation Medal from the United States Air Force.  

He is survived by sons: John (Helen) Hinshaw IV of Marshfield, MO, Jeff (Sherry) Hinshaw of Mountain View, MO; grandchildren: John Hinshaw V of Springfield, MO, Stephanie Goodrich of Oak Grove, KY; great-grandchildren Dakota, Riece, Abby and Maggie; sibling Dale McMasters of Bay, AR.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Carol Hinshaw; 2 infant sons; 5 brothers; and 1 sister.  

Visitation will be Sunday, June 12, 2016 from 2-3 pm at McNabb Funeral Home.  A graveside service will follow at 3:30 pm at Hope Cemetery in Imboden.  Burial will be in Hope Cemetery.


  2. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration, Nationwide Gravesite Locator:
  3. Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters.
  4. Contribution from John Ballard Hinshaw, IV.
  5. Carol Evelyn Livengood obituary.
  6. "Descendants of John Ballard Hinshaw" by Dale Hinshaw McMasters:
  7. Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters citing:
    Birth certificate.
  8. 1940 census, Mississippi Township, Crittenden County, Arkansas; roll T627-131, ED 18-20, page 7B, line #67, household #176.
  9. John Ballard Hinshaw obituary; McNabb Funeral Home:
  10. Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters citing:
    Information provided by John Ballard & Carol Hinshaw.
  11. Obituary of Carol Evelyn (Livengood) Hinshaw; McNabb Funeral Home:
  13. Contaibution from John Ballard Hinshaw, V.

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