Helen L. Hinshaw

                                                    ┌── Zimri Elijah Hinshaw
                                                    │    1840-1907 
                         ┌── Harry Morman Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1877-<1947            │
                         │                          └── Gulielma Thomas
                         │                               1842-1919 
Helen L. Hinshaw ────────┤
B: 1910                  │                          ┌── James R. Blackburn
D: 2007                  │                          │
                         └── Fanny L. Blackburn ────┤
                              1887-1932             │
                                                    └── Lillian Wray
M: John Charles Willmore

Helen L. Hinshaw     [ID 05920] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 22 1910, Leeland, Leelanau County, Michigan.1,2,3,4  

Helen attended Wayne State Teachers College and began her teaching career in Traverse City.  She eventually became an elementary school teacher in Stockbridge, and joined the Presbyterian Church.4  

She married John Charles Willmore3 [John C. Wilmore5,6], May 11 19343, Grand Traverse County, Michigan3.  John, son of William T. Willmore & Emma Kathleen Springman, was born Mar 12 1906, Waterloo, Jackson County, Michigan.7,8  


Judith Ann "Judy" Willmore, born Jan 13 1938, Stockbridge, Michigan; died Jan 8 2001, Scottsdale, Arizona; buried Oaklawn Cemetery; married Richard Lee Price, Jun 20 1964. 3,9

John was a graduate of Ferris Institute and was a pharmacist.  He worked for his uncle, A. W. Brown for many years, eventually buying the drug store in 1957.  John was a Mason, member of the the Michigan Pharmaceutical Association and a former volunteer fireman.8  

John died Jun 2 1991, Stockbridge, Ingham County, Michigan; buried Oaklawn Cemetery, Stockbridge, Ingham County, Michigan.3,7,8  

Helen L. Hinshaw died Jan 1 2007, Stockbridge Country Manor, Stockbridge, Ingham County, Michigan; buried Oaklawn Cemetery, Stockbridge, Ingham County, Michigan.3,4  

Helen's obituary was published in the "Jackson Citizen Patriot" (Jackson, Michigan) on January 4, 2007:3


Of Stockbridge, MI, aged 96, passed away January 1, 2007 at the Stockbridge Country Manor.  She was born on September 22, 1910, in Leelanau County, Leeland, MI, the daughter of Harry and Frances (Blackburn) Hinshaw.  After graduation, she attended Western State Teachers College and began her teaching career in Traverse City.  In 1931, she joined the Stockbridge First Presbyterian Church.  She enjoyed playing bridge and loved her town of Stockbridge.  On May 11, 1934, she married the love of her life, John C. Willmore, and he preceded her in death on June 2, 1991.  Surviving are two grandchildren, Ted Price of San Francisco, CA and Lee Ann (Jack) Cubberly of Stockbridge; and two great-grandchildren as well.  She was also preceded in death by her daughter and son-in-law, Judy (Richard) Price.  Funeral services will be Saturday, January 6, 2007 at the Caskey-Mitchell Funeral Home, Stockbridge, at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend Shannon O'Leary officiating.  Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery, Stockbridge.  Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Stockbridge First Presbyterian Church.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6-8 p.m.

Social Security information for John Charles Willmore: 369-12-2204


  1. 1920 census, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan; roll T625-767, ED 27, page 2A, line #8, dwelling #28, family #29.
  2. 1930 census, Stockbridge Village, Ingham County, Michigan; roll T626-992, ED 59, page 7A, line #11, dwelling #197, family #197.
  3. Obituary of Helen L. Wilmore; the "Jackson Citizen Patriot", Jan 4 2007:
  4. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=88084725.
  5. Grand Traverse County, MI Marriage Record Database; USGenWeb Archives:
  6. Grand Traverse County, Michigan marriages; USGenWeb Archives:
  7. "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
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=88084856.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19226396.

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