Bert Lee Hinshaw

                                             ┌── Jehu Hinshaw
                                             │    1819-1903 
                    ┌── William M. 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) 1,2
   └── Richard G. Hinshaw (c1913-1937) 2,3,4

M: Fern M. Doty

Bert Lee Hinshaw     [ID 00574] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 10 1879, Fulton County, Illinois.1,2,4,5,6,7  

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, 1898.8,9  

He married Emma Koss, Dec 25 1900, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.1,3  Emma was born Nov 10 1882.1  

He then married Fern M. Doty2,4,10 [Mabel Fern Doty3], about 19172,4,10.  Fern, daughter of Henry Doty & Effie M. Sackett, was born Oct 13 1889, Illinois.2,3,10,11,12  

On Apr 8 1918, Bert L. Hinshaw applied for a pension as an invalid, veteran of Company B, 1st Illinois Cavalry.13  

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:2

Doty, Mrs. Effie M., head-of-household, age 53, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; widow; occupation: nurse.
Hinshaw, Bert L., son-in-law, age 40, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; occupation: butcher, shop.
Hinshaw, Fern M., wife, age 30, born in Illinois; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Roland J, son, age 17, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; occupation: soldier.
Hinshaw, Richard, son, age 6 years 2 months [unclear], born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.

Bert and family were again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), 1546 Selby Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota:4

Hinshaw, Bert L., head-of-household, age 50, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 36 [sic]; rented home ($31 rent); no radio in home; occupation: meat cutter, retail meat shop; veteran, Spanish-American War.
Hinshaw, Fern M., wife, age 40, born in Illinois; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Illinois; first married at age 27.
Hinshaw, Richard, son, age 16, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.

Bert Lee Hinshaw died Aug 24 1954, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota; buried Plot F-2,0,659, Fort Snelling National Cemetery, 7601 34th Ave S, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.11,12  

In 1980 Fern was still living in St. Paul, Minnesota.10  

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.10,11,12  

Social Security information for Fern M. Doty: 470-76-5952


Sources

  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.
  2. 1920 census, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois; roll T625-387, ED 117, page 2A, line #45, dwelling #35, family #35.
  3. Contribution from Mary G. Tidwell ().
  4. 1930 census, Ward 11, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota; roll T626-1121, ED 151, page 2A, line #37, dwelling #20, family #32.
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Illinois.
  6. 1880 census, Hudson Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T9-0230, ED 168, page 363B, line #37, dwelling #24, family #24.
  7. 1900 census, 1st Ward, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois; roll T623-321, ED 81, page 17A, line #22, dwelling #356, family #394.
  8. "Gleanings", Vol. 30, No. 3, Fall 1996, by the McLean County Genealogical Society.
  9. "Database of Illinois Spanish-American War Veterans", Illinois State
    Archives, http://www.sos.state.il.us/depts/archives/spanam.html.
  10. "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
  11. Burials in Fort Snelling National Cemetery; http://www.findagrave.com.
  12. Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 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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