+-- Jehu Hinshaw | 1819-1903 +-- William Hinshaw --+ | 1842-1920 | | +-- Cynthia Ann Elizabeth Beeler | 1821-1858 Bert Lee Hinshaw ---+ B: 1879 | +-- Barret F. Roath D: 1954 | | +-- Clara Roth -------+ 1844-1920 | +-- Milly Calhoun M: Emma Koss +-- Rolland John Hinshaw, 1902-1968 +-- Richard G. Hinshaw, c1913-1937 M: Fern M. Doty
|Bert Lee Hinshaw     [ID 00574]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Oct 10 1879, Fulton County, Illinois.1,46,a,b,c,d
Bert L. Hinshaw, from Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, served as a Private during the Spanish-American war.    He joined Troop B, First Illinois Cavalry, one of two state militia companies from Bloomington.    The troop left Bloomington on April 27, 1898 and was mustered-in in Springfield, then sent to Camp Thomas, Chickamauga Park, Georgia, preparing to be shipped-out to Cuba.    They never saw any action however, since the war ended before they could ship-out.    They remained at Camp Thomas until August 26, moved to Fort Sheridan, Ill., were given 30 days furlough, and were mustered-out on October 11, 1898.128,e
He married Emma Koss, Dec 25 1900, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.1,f    Emma was born Nov 10 1882.1
He then married Fern M. Doty, about 1917.c,209,d    (Mabel Fern Doty)f    Fern, daughter of Henry Doty & Effie M. Sackett, was born Oct 13 1889, Illinois.f,209,g,h,c
On Apr 8 1918, Bert L. Hinshaw applied for a pension as an invalid, veteran of Company B, 1st Illinois Cavalry.i
Bert and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 3 1920), Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, living in the household of his widowed mother-in-law:c
In 1980 Fern was still living in St. Paul, Minnesota.209
Fern died Jan 16 1980, Ramsey County, Minnesota; buried Plot F-2,0,660, Fort Snelling National Cemetery, 7601 34th Ave S, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.209,h,g
Social Security information for Fern M. Doty: 470-76-5952
1. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
46. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Illinois.
128. "Gleanings", Vol. 30, No. 3, Fall 1996, by the McLean County Genealogical Society.
209. "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
(a) 1880 census, Hudson Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T9-0230, ED 168, page 363B, line #37, dwelling #24, family #24.
(b) 1900 census, 1st Ward, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois; roll T623-321, ED 81, page 17A, line #22, dwelling #356, family #394.
(c) 1920 census, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois; roll T625-387, ED 117, page 2A, line #45, dwelling #35, family #35.
(d) 1930 census, Ward 11, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota; roll T626-1121, ED 151, page 2A, line #37, dwelling #20, family #32.
(e) "Database of Illinois Spanish-American War Veterans", Illinois State
(f) Contribution from Mary G. Tidwell ().
(g) Burials in Fort Snelling National Cemetery; http://www.findagrave.com.
(h) Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
(i) National Archives and Records Administration. "General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934":
"Civil War Pension Index". [database] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
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