Elsie Thora Hinshaw

                                                  ┌── Jacob Hinshaw
                                                  │    1843-1919 
                       ┌── Elmer Calvin Hinshaw ──┤
                       │    1872-1957             │
                       │                          └── Hannah Ellen Macy
                       │                               1845-1905 
Elsie Thora Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1896                │                          ┌── William Cother
D: <1999               │                          │
                       └── Alice Mae Cother ──────┤
                            1872-1956             │
                                                  └── Esther Underwood
M: Arthur J. Seaton

Elsie Thora Hinshaw     [ID 06330] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Elsie Thora Hinshaw1,2 [Essie Thora Hinshaw2,3, Thora Hinshaw4,5,6,7,8].

Born Jul 3 1896, Iowa.2,3,7,8  

She married Arthur J. Seaton, about 1918.1,2,5,8  Arthur, son of William Arthur Seaton & Fannie Castendy, was born Sep 28 1893, Illinois.8,9,10  

Arthur was a veteran of World War I.8  

The following article was published in the "Spirit Lake Beacon" (Spirit Lake, Iowa) on February 20, 1919:11

First Lieut. Arthur Seaton and his wife were visiting Mrs. Seaton's grand mother, Rev. Hinshaw and her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Linn Hinshaw last Monday.  Lieut. Seaton has been stationed at Camp Dodge, and Camp Funston since his enlistment at the beginning of our entrance into the war, from Camp Funston he is being transferred to Virginia and will be in the service of Uncle Sam for some time.

The following article was published in the "Spirit Lake Beacon" (Spirit Lake, Iowa) on April 1, 1920:12

Mrs. Arthur Seaton is visiting at the Linn Hinshaw home this week.  Mrs. Seaton will be remembered as Thora Hinshaw.

Thora and Arthur were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), Harvard Hill, Washington, D.C.:8

Seaton, Arthur J., head-of-household, age 36, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 24; rented home ($95.00 rent); radio in home; occupation: lawyer, U.S. government; World War I veteran.
Seaton, Thora H., wife, age 33, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; first married at age 21.

In 1942 Thora wrote a book of her poetry titled "Across The Fields".  Thora planned and prepared over 800 musical programs, which were presented in Washington, D.C.13  

Arthur died Feb 14 1972.10  

Elsie Thora Hinshaw died before 1999.2  

Social Security information for Arthur J. Seaton: 577-60-0601


Sources

  1. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  2. Contribution from Duane Edwards ().
  3. 1900 census, Arnolds Park, Center Grove Township, Dickinson County, Iowa; roll T623-429, ED 35, page 1B, line #61, dwelling #14, family #14.
  4. Family group sheets and descendent chart contributed by Walter V. Graham ()
  5. Contribution from Elaine Hutchinson ().
  6. Contribution from Duane Edwards () citing:
    Obituary of Loella Corrinne (Hinshaw) Sebbert.
  7. 1910 census, Arnolds Park, Center Grove Township, Dickinson County, Iowa; roll T624-396, ED 39, page 195B, line #86, dwelling #53, family #53.
  8. 1930 census, Harvard Hill, Washington, D.C.; roll T626-299, ED 275, page 13A, line #47, family #272.
  9. 1900 census, Spring Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T623-473, ED 21, page 4B, line #63, dwelling #75, family #76.
  10. "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
  11. "Spirit Lake Beacon", Feb 20 1919; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. "Spirit Lake Beacon", Apr 1 1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Thora Hinshaw Seaton "Across The Fields", eBay Apr 2005:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=377&item=4541802191&rd=1.


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