Doris Flora Hinshaw

                                                     ┌── Zimri Elijah Hinshaw
                                                     │    1840-1907 
                       ┌── William Russell Hinshaw ──┤
                       │    1871-1947                │
                       │                             └── Gulielma Thomas
                       │                                  1842-1919 
Doris Flora Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1904                │                             ┌── William Core
D: 1982                │                             │
                       └── Lucy May Core ────────────┤
                            1875-1941                │
                                                     └── Margaret Ann McFarland
M: Lester Edward Boone

Doris Flora Hinshaw     [ID 05912] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Doris Flora Hinshaw1,2,3,4 [Flora Doris Hinshaw5].

Born Nov 3 19041,2,3 [Nov 2 19045,6,7], Bingham, Leelanau County, Michigan1,2,3.  

She married Lester Edward Boone, Apr 4 1925, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.5,6,8,9  Lester, son of Louis Edward Boone & Catherine Margaret "Cassie" Byers, was born Aug 30 1903, Bingham Township, Leelanau County, Michigan.2,4,8,9,10  


Richard Boone, born Jan 6 1926, Traverse City, Michigan; died Oct 11 2006; married Joyce Scott, Oct 4 1947 (children: Wanda, Richard and Russell Boone). 11
Virginia Boone, born 1929; married George Gendron.
Jerry Boone.
David Boone.
Beverly Boone; married Roy Spiekerman.
Dora Boone; married Phillip Moon.

Flora and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930), 615 West Ninth Street, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan:4

Boone, Lester, head-of-household, age 26, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan; first married at age 21; rented home ($20 rent); no radio in home; occupation: truck driver, [..unclear..]; not a veteran.
Boone, Doris, wife, age 25, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan; first married at age 20.
Boone, Richard, son, age 4 years 4 months, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan.
Boone, Virginia, daughter, age 4 months, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan.

In 1947 Flora was living in Grayling, Michigan.12  

Lester died Jul 26 1970, Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan; buried Bingham Township Cemetery, Bingham, Leelanau County, Michigan.2,8,9,10  

Lester's obituary was published in the "Traverse City Record Eagle" (Traverse City, Michigan) on Monday, July 27, 1970:8

Lester Boone Dies At 66

Lester Boone, 66, of Fouch Road, Traverse City, died early Sunday morning at Munson Medical Center after a lingering illness.  

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Reynolds funeral home in Traverse City, Rev. Robert Nelson officiating, with burial in Bingham cemetery.  

Mr. Boone was born August 30, 1903, in Bingham township, Leelanau County, the son of Louis and Cassie Boone, attended Bingham and Traverse City schools, and had lived in Leelanau County near Traverse City the last 15 years.  For many hears he was a farmer, and he was employed at Morgan McCool, Inc. for 12 year prior to retiring in 1967.  Mr. Boone was a member of the Elks and of Traverse City Eagles Club.  

On April 4, 1925 in Traverse City he was married to Doris Hinshaw who survives.  

Also surviving are three daughters, Mrs. George (Virginia) Gendron of Warren, and Mrs. Roy (Beverly) Spiekerman and Mrs. Phillip (Dona) Moon of Saginaw; three sons, Richard of Davison, Jerry of Flint, and David at home; 16 grandchildren; Five sisters, Mrs. Harry (Olive) O'Connell of Houston, Tex., Mrs. Levi (Garnet) Detour and Mrs. Fred (Roberta) Hanson of Traverse City, and Mrs. Roy (Bernice) Firestone and Mrs. Alex [...]

In 1982 Doris was living in Burt, Michigan.2  

Doris Flora Hinshaw died Feb 4 1982, at her home, Burt, Saginaw County, Michigan; buried Bingham Township Cemetery, Bingham, Leelanau County, Michigan.2,3,5,6,7  

Doris' obituary was published in the "Saginaw News" (Saginaw, Michigan) on Saturday, February 6, 1982,6 and in the "Traverse City Record Eagle" (Traverse City, Michigan):3,7

Doris Flora Boone

BURT -- Doris Flora Boone, 77, a homemaker and former resident of Bingham Township, died Thursday at her residence.  

She had lived in Burt for the last six years.  Born in Bingham Township, Nov. 2, 1904, she was the daughter of Russell and Lucy (Core) Hinshaw.  

Surviving are three sons, Richard of Saginaw, Jerry of Flint and David of Burt; three daughters, Mrs. George (Virgina) Gendron of Coloma, Mrs. Roy (Beverley) Spiekerman and Mrs. Phillip (Dora) Moon, both of Saginaw; one brother, William Hinshaw of Maryland; four sisters, Mrs. Celia Reincke and Mrs. Lucy Lee, both of Suttons Bay, Mrs. Lola Olney of Charlevoix and Mrs. Elda Groesser of Traverse City; 19 grandchildren and five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  

Her husband, Lester Boone preceded her in death.  

Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. at the Reynolds Russell J. Lautner officiating.  Burial will be in Bingham Cemetery.  Friends can meet the family at the funeral home on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Memorials may be directed to the Retarded Foundation of Traverse City.

Social Security information for Doris Flora Hinshaw: 362-46-6664

Social Security information for Lester Edward Boone: 371-10-0135


  1. Contribution from Barbara (Boone) Macksey () citing:
    Northern Michigan vital records:
  2. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  4. 1930 census, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan; roll T626-988, ED 17, page 11A, line #9, dwelling #278, family #336.
  5. Contribution from Beth Lewis Mulac.
  6. Public Libraries of Saginaw, Michigan, Obituary Index:
  7. Obituary of Doris Flora Boone; courtesy of Leeanne Brian ().
  8. Obituary of Lester Boone; courtesy of Leeanne Brian ().
  9. Bromfield Nichol () database:
  11. Obituary of Richard L. Boone; the "Saginaw News", Oct 13 2006:
  12. Obituary of William Russell Hinshaw.

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