┌── Michael Hinshaw │ 1816-1884 ┌── Milton Wheeler Hinshaw ──┤ │ 1855-1926 │ │ └── Rachel Kemp │ 1821-1895 Claude Wheeler Hinshaw ───┤ B: 1897 │ ┌── John Burton D: 1963 │ │ └── Elnora "Nora" Burton ────┤ 1867-1919 │ └── Susanna Rushton M: Dorothy Leoina Seekins ├── Frances Rowena Hinshaw (1918-1997) 1,2,3 ├── Kathleen Marie Hinshaw (1920-) 1,2 ├── Fred Emerson Hinshaw (1922-1980) 1,2,4 └── Lester Leon Hinshaw (1927-2016) 1,2,5
|Claude Wheeler Hinshaw [ID 06294]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Apr 10 1897, near Boxley, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,2,3,6,7,8,9
Claude first farmed his grandmother Sarah Burton's farm near Boxley, Indiana. He later worked as a hired hand on another farm.1
He married Dorothy Leoina Seekins1,10,11 [Dorotha L. Seekins2,3,10], Dec 25 19171,10,11, near Fairmount, Grant County, Indiana1,10,11. Dorothy, daughter of Rev. William John Seekins & Anna M. Beaumont, was born Mar 7 1898, Boxley, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,2,3,7 (Her father was born Oct 2 1861, died Dec 19 1943; her mother was born Feb 8 1865, died May 20 1915).12
Claude and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 8 1920), Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:3
In 1921 Claude moved from Indiana to southern California, driving there in 30 days in a 1917 Model-T Ford with his wife, two baby daughters, and his teenage brother, Clair. He helped build the Encino Reservoir near Los Angeles, then became a landscape supervisor for the Los Angeles Park Department.1
Claude and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 16 1930), 4646 Louise Ave., Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California:2
In 1937 Claude returned his family to Indiana where he bought a 67-acre farm north of Pittsboro.1
In 1941, Claude moved near Dayton, Ohio and was a woodworker at Wright-Patterson AFB. He ended his career there, retiring as a Documents Branch supervisor.13
Claude Wheeler Hinshaw died Oct 19 1963, Pittsboro, Hendricks County, Indiana; buried Boxley Cemetery, Boxley, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,6,7 Medical: Claude died from a heart attack.12
Dorothy died Dec 31 1972, Pittsboro, Hendricks County, Indiana; buried Boxley Cemetery, Boxley, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,7 Medical: Dorothy died from a heart attack.1
Photo: Claude Wheeler Hinshaw, 1918, age 21
Photo: Claude Wheeler Hinshaw, 1936, age 39
Photo: Dorothy (Seekins) Hinshaw, 1945, age 47
Social Security information for Claude Wheeler Hinshaw: 309-18-1505
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