Verlin Chauncy Hinshaw

                                                             ┌── Elias Hinshaw
                                                             │    1827-1893 
                           ┌── John Randolph Hinshaw ────────┤
                           │    1857-1935                    │
                           │                                 └── Martitia Macon
                           │                                      1830-1877 
Verlin Chauncy Hinshaw ────┤
B: 1881                    │                                 ┌── Joshua Chance
D: 1950                    │                                 │
                           └── Hannah Ludora "Dora" Chance ──┤
                                1865-1951                    │
                                                             └── Mary Lydia Jessup
M: Florence Mae McLaughlin
   ├── Vivian Ruth Hinshaw (1905-1909) 1,2
   ├── Leslie Delbert Hinshaw (1909-1978) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Cecil Eugene Hinshaw (1911-1982) 1,2,4,6
   ├── Helen Marie Hinshaw (1913-1997) 1,2,4,6,7
   ├── Max Merle Hinshaw (1914-1974) 1,2,4,6,7
   ├── Lloyd Chauncy Hinshaw (1918-1996) 1,2,4,6,7
   ├── Donald Lee Hinshaw (1921-1932) 1,2,6,7,8
   └── Harold Neal Hinshaw (1923-2000) 1,2,6,7,9,10

Verlin Chauncy Hinshaw     [ID 06398] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jul 21 1881, Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana.3,4,6,7,9,11,12,13,14  

In 1898 Verlin moved from Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan to Rose Hill, Kansas.15  

He married Florence Mae McLaughlin7,14,16,17 [Florence May McLaughlin2,15], Apr 13 19047,14,16,17, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas7,14,16,17.  Florence, daughter of Daniel Webster McLaughlin & Mary J. Gosnell3,6,7,9,16,18, was born May 23 18843,6,7,9,16,18 [May 24 18842], near Maroa, Macon County, Illinois3,6,7,9,16,18.  

Florence's parents lived just three houses away from a John Dunlap family where Verlin's uncle, Isaiah, had been working as a farm laborer19 (it's entirely possible that Isaiah might have introduced Florence to Verlin).20  

Verlin was a member of the University Friends Church in Wichita, Kansas.15  He was a farmer,4,21 and worked property in Butler County, Sedgwick County, and for one season in Dunn County, South Dakota.14  

Verlin and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 3 1910), Anson Village, Sumner Township, Sumner County, Kansas:3

Hinshaw, V.C., head-of-household, age 28, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first marriage, married 6 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm.
Hinshaw, Florence, wife, age 25, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first marriage, married 6 years; 2 children, 1 living.
Hinshaw, Leslie, son, age 1, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Orla, brother, age 21, born in Michigan; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; single; occupation: farmer, general farm.

On 12-14-1910 at Greencastle Monthly Meeting (Sumner County, Kansas), Verlin Hinshaw & wife Florence and son Leslie were received on a certificate from Rose Hill MM, [Butler County,] Kansas.22  

On Sep 12 1918 Verlin Chauncey Hinshaw, age 37, registered for the World War I draft in Wellington, Sumner County, Kansas.  He declared he was born July 21 1881, and he was then residing in Wellington where he was a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was Florence Hinshaw of Wellington.  He was recorded as medium height, stout, blue eyes, light hair.13  

Verlin and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 27 1920), Sumner Township, Sumner County, Kansas:4

Hinshaw, Vernon [sic], head-of-household, age 38, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; rented home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Florence, wife, age 34, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Leslie, son, age 12, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Hinshaw, Cecil, son, age 8, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Hinshaw, Helen, daughter, age 7, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Hinshaw, Maxie, son, age 5, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Lloyd, son, age 1, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois.

Verlin and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 7 1930), London Township, Sumner County, Kansas:6

Hindshaw, Verlin, head-of-household, age 48, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 22; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hindshaw, Florence M., wife, age 45, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 19.
Hindshaw, Cecil E. - Ab, son, age 18, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; attended school; occupation: newsboy, paper route.
Hindshaw, Helen M., daughter, age 17, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Hindshaw, Max M., son, age 15, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Hindshaw, Lloyd C., son, age 11, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Hindshaw, Donald L., son, age 8, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Hindshaw, Harold N., son, age 6, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; attended school.

Verlin and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 23 1940), London Township, Sumner County, Kansas:9

Hinshaw, V.C., head-of-household, age 58, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; rented farm ($5/month rent); occupation: farmer.
Hinshaw, Florance M, wife, age 55, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Hinshaw, Harold, son, age 17, born in Kansas; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.

Florence died Feb 8 1950, Wellington, Sumner County, Kansas; buried Friends Cemetery, on Silknitter Road, east of Rose Hill, Butler County, Kansas.7,16,23  

Verlin Chauncy Hinshaw died Feb 28 19507,15,23, Rose Hill, Butler County, Kansas7,15,23 [Wellington, Sumner County, Kansas14]; buried Friends Cemetery, on Silknitter Road, east of Rose Hill, Butler County, Kansas7,15,23.  

A genealogical sketch of Florence Mae McLaughlin's family was published in the 1926 "Notable Southern Families"2 (see scan below).

(photo)Photo: Verlin Chauncey Hinshaw World War I draft registration card 13

(photo)Photo: Verlin Chauncey Hinshaw & Florence Mae McLaughlin 14

(photo)Photo: Verlin Chauncey Hinshaw & Florence Mae McLaughlin gravestone Friends Cemetery 14

(photo)Photo: Florence Mae McLaughlin family genealogical sketch "Notable Southern Families", 1926 2


Sources

  1. Telephone interview with Arlene Hinshaw Johnson.
  2. "Notable Southern Families", Volume III; Zella Armstrong; Clearfield Company, 1926; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. 1910 census, Anson Village, Sumner Township, Sumner County, Kansas; roll T624-458, ED 170, page 244A, line #18, dwelling #68, family #70.
  4. 1920 census, Sumner Township, Sumner County, Kansas; roll T625-553, ED 186, page 4A, line #45, dwelling #82, family #82.
  5. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25846006.
  6. 1930 census, London Township, Sumner County, Kansas; roll T626-724, ED 23, page 2B, line #68, dwelling #42, family #43.
  7. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  8. Death certificate of Donald Lee Hinshaw.
  9. 1940 census, London Township, Sumner County, Kansas; roll T627-1263, ED 96-23, page 4B, line #53, household #88.
  10. Contribution from Dale Hinshaw citing:
    Obituary of Harold N. Hinshaw: "The Wichita Eagle" (Wichita, Kansas), Aug 8 2000:
    http://www.wichitaeagle.com/news/local/obits/obits0808.htm.
  11. Contribution from Wende Dragoset () citing:
    Obituary of John Randolph Hinshaw;
    Obituary of Verlin C. Hinshaw.
  12. 1900 census, Richland Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T623-473, ED 18, page 5A, line #7, dwelling #223, family #225.
  13. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21849641.
  15. Contribution from Wende Dragoset () citing:
    Obituary of Verlin C. Hinshaw.
  16. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21849630.
  17. Sedgwick County, Kansas Marriage Index, May 9 1870 - May 24 1922;
    Kansas State Library Archives: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/mhgs/F-H.htm.
  18. 1900 census, Pleasant Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T623-473, ED 18, page 3B, line #97, dwelling #61, family #62.
  19. 1900 census, Pleasant Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T623-473, ED 18, page 3B, line #83, dwelling #58, family #59.
  20. Speculation.
  21. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    "Contemporary Authors".
  22. U.S., Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, 1680-1940; http://www.ancestry.com.
  23. Posting Feb 19 2001 by "GHokeness" () to HINSHAW-L.


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