Glen Harrison Hinshaw

                                                        ┌── Michael Hinshaw
                                                        │    1816-1884 
                           ┌── Milton Wheeler Hinshaw ──┤
                           │    1855-1926               │
                           │                            └── Rachel Kemp
                           │                                 1821-1895 
Glen Harrison Hinshaw ─────┤
B: 1894                    │                            ┌── John Burton
D: 1994                    │                            │
                           └── Elnora "Nora" Burton ────┤
                                1867-1919               │
                                                        └── Susanna Rushton
M: Edith Marie Spray
   ├── William Raymond Hinshaw (1921-1991) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Marvin Eugene Hinshaw (1922-2013) 1,2,3,4,5,6
   ├── Melvin Harland Hinshaw (1927-2010) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Howard Leonard Hinshaw (1929-1929) 1
   ├── Harold Wendell Hinshaw (1932-2007) 1,2,5
   └── Virginia Marie Hinshaw (1934-) 1,2,5

M: Stella D. (Palmer) Cast

Glen Harrison Hinshaw     [ID 06267] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 12 18941,4,7,8,9,10,11 [Sep - 18952,12], near Boxley, Hamilton County, Indiana1,4,7,8,9,10,11.  

As a youth, Glen first helped on his father's small farm, then hired out as a farm hand for neighbors, making hay, shucking corn, and the like.  Before he married, he "rode the rails" out west, doing odd jobs as necessary.1  

On Jun 5 1917 Glen Harrison Hinshaw, age 22, registered for the World War I draft at Washington Township, Miami County, Indiana.  He declared his residence as RR 9106, Peru, Indiana.  He was recorded as medium build, medium height, blue eyes, brown hair.10  

In 1917 Glen was called into the army during World War I.  But before shipping overseas, he contracted the flu and almost died.  The war ended before he had to ship-out.  Returning home, he rented a farm.1  

He married Edith Marie Spray, May 29 1920.1,8  Edith, daughter of William D. Spray & Lula Mae Hanna, was born Apr 22 1898, Indiana.1,2,8,13,14,15,16  

Edith was a thin, tallish woman who suffered from an undiagnosed disease with symptoms similar to tuberculosis.  She thought this was the result of the flu she contracted in 1918.1  

Glen and family apparently temporarily moved to, or visited, Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Glen and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 17 1930), 609 East Garfield Ave., Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico:3

Hinshaw, Glen, head-of-household, age 35, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 25; rented home ($26 rent); no radio in home; occupation: farmer, [..unclear..] farm; World War I veteran.
Hinshaw, Edith, wife, age 31, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 21.
Hinshaw, William, son, age 9, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Marvin, son, age 7, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Melvin, son, age 3 years 2 months, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

One month later, Glenn and family had returned to Indiana and were enumerated again.  Glen and family were shown in the 1930 census (May 12 1930), Jackson Township, Clinton County, Indiana:4

Hinshaw, Glenn, head-of-household, age 35, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 24; rented home ($10 rent); no radio in home; occupation: laborer, farm; World War I veteran.
Hinshaw, Edith, wife, age 31, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Ohio; first married at age 19.
Hinshaw, William, son, age 8, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Marvin, son, age 7, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Melvin, son, age 3 years 3 months, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

During the 1930s Glen got a job with the post office in Lebanon, Indiana, from which he eventually retired.1  

Glen and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 23 1940), 721 W. Pearl, Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana:2

Hinshaw, Glen H, head-of-household, age 44, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana; rented home ($15/month rent); occupation: janitor, post office; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1300 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Edith M., wife, age 42, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana.
Hinshaw, William R, son, age 19, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana; occupation: new worker (seeking work).
Hinshaw, Marvin E, son, age 17, born in Indiana; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Melvin H, son, age 13, born in Indiana; completed 4th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Harold W, son, age 8, born in Indiana; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Virginia M, daughter, age 5, born in Indiana; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Boone County, Indiana.

Edith died Jan 4 1953, Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana; buried Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana.1  

He then married Stella D. (Palmer) Cast1 [Stella D. Palmer1], Apr 24 19541, near Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana1.  Stella was born Apr 12 1893, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,7  

Stella had lived in Boxley, Indiana, since she was 8 years old and was the daughter of the village blacksmith.1  She had two children from her previous marriage: Robert O. Palmer and Norma (Palmer) Quick.1  

In 1986 Glen and Stella were living in Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana.7  

Stella died Feb 8 1986, Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana.1,7  

Glen Harrison Hinshaw died Jul 31 1994, in a nursing home in Crawfordsville, Madison County, Indiana; buried Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana.1,7,17

(photo)Photo: Glen Harrison Hinshaw, 1918, age 24

Social Security information for Glen Harrison Hinshaw: 308-26-7264

Social Security information for Stella D. (Palmer) Cast: 303-18-8097


Sources

  1. Family history and family group sheets contributed by Lester L. Hinshaw
  2. 1940 census, 3rd Ward, Lebanon, Center Township, Boone County, Indiana; roll T627-1028, ED 6-4, page 19A, line #3, household #487.
  3. 1930 census, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico; roll T626-1392, ED 22, page 17B, line #58, dwelling #308, family #364.
  4. 1930 census, Jackson Township, Clinton County, Indiana; roll T626-581, ED 10, page 11B, line #86, dwelling #179, family #179.
  5. Obituary of Melvin Harland Hinshaw.
  6. Obituary of Marvin Eugene Hinshaw.
  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. Clinton County, Indiana Index to Supplemental Record Marriage Applications,
    1905-1920; Indiana Works Progress Administration.
  9. 1910 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; ED 91, page 8B, line #77, dwelling #115, family #118.
  10. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. 1920 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T625-435, ED 111, page 8A, line #1, dwelling #176, family #176.
  12. 1900 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; ED 78, page 27A-B, line #46, dwelling #277, family #278.
  13. Contribution from Maurita Lynn (Hinshaw) Archibald.
  14. 1900 census, Jackson Township, Clinton County, Indiana; roll T623-364, ED 47, page 5B, line #56, dwelling #104, family #104.
  15. 1910 census, Jackson Township, Clinton County, Indiana; roll T624-343, ED 55, page 2B, line #75, dwelling #35, family #35.
  16. 1920 census, Jackson Township, Clinton County, Indiana; roll T625-427, ED 51, page 6B, line #55, dwelling #140, family #146.
  17. Contribution from Lester L. Hinshaw.


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