Darwin Ensinger Hinshaw

                                                     ┌── George Hinshaw
                                                     │    1820-1874 
                           ┌── Toby George Hinshaw ──┤
                           │    1865-1952            │
                           │                         └── Polly Maria Toliver
                           │                              1828-1925 
Darwin Ensinger Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1896                    │                         ┌── William Ensinger
D: 1933                    │                         │
                           └── Carrie Ann Ensinger ──┤
                                1870-1924            │
                                                     └── Caroline Schlafman
M: Lucille Kitty Knight
   ├── Fontella Lou Hinshaw (1926-2006) 1,2,3,4
   └── Lowell Duane Hinshaw (1929-2006) 3,4,5

Darwin Ensinger Hinshaw     [ID 00603] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 4 1896, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.3,6,7,8,9  

Darwin served in World War I a Private in the 114th Infantry, 29th Division.7,8  

He married Lucille Kitty Knight, Jun 15 1925, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.2,3,7,8  Lucille, daughter of George + Ivis Knight, was born Oct 2 1903, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.2,3,7,8,9  

Darwin and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 22 1930), living with Lucille's parents on Morris Avenue, Bloomington Township, McLean County, Illinois:8

Knight, George, head-of-household, age 48, born in Illinois; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Illinois; first married at age 21; owned home; radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Knight, Ivis, wife, age 47, born in Illinois; father born in Ohio; mother born in Illinois; first married at age 21.
Hinshaw, Darwin, son-in-law, age 34, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 29; occupation: machinist, auto garage; World War I veteran.
Hinshaw, Lucille, daughter, age 26, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 21.
Hinshaw, Fontella L., granddaughter, age 3 years 6 months, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Lowell D., grandson, age 5 months, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.

Darwin Ensinger Hinshaw died Apr 26 1933, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois; age 37.2,3,7,9,10,11  

Lucille died Jan 14 1936, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois; buried Scogin Hill Cemetery, Oakland Avenue, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.2,3,7,9,10  

Darwin & Lucille's children, Fontella and Lowell, were then raised by Lucille's parents.4  


  1. "Hinshaw-Bernard and Related Families" by Cordelia E. Bogue Wright, in the Family History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS), microfiche #6019151.
  2. Letters from Warren Gfeller, Wichita, KS (re George/Polly Toliver).
  3. Family Group sheets gathered at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, submitted by attendees.
  4. Lowell Duane Hinshaw obituary.
  5. Interview with Sheri Lynn Hinshaw at the 1992 Hinshaw reunion, McLean Co., Ill.
  6. "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.
  7. Gravestone inscriptions in the Hinshaw Cemetery, Stout's Grove Cemetery, Parklawn (Danvers) Cemetery, & Scogin Hill Cemetery, McLean County, Illinois.
  8. 1930 census, Bloomington Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T626-535, ED 9, page 3B, line #86, dwelling #50, family #50.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com.
  10. State of Illinois; Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950:
  11. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.

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