┌── John Randolph Hinshaw │ 1857-1935 ┌── Verlin Chauncy Hinshaw ───┤ │ 1881-1950 │ │ └── Hannah Ludora "Dora" Chance │ 1865-1951 Leslie Delbert Hinshaw ───┤ B: 1909 │ ┌── Daniel Webster McLaughlin D: 1978 │ │ └── Florence Mae McLaughlin ──┤ 1884-1950 │ └── Mary J. Gosnell M: Birdean Leggett ├── Arlene Mae Hinshaw (1935-) 1,2,3,4,5 └── Glen Alan Hinshaw (1941-) 3,4,6
|Leslie Delbert Hinshaw [ID 06399]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Feb 23 1909, near Rose Hill, Butler County, Kansas.1,2,4,7,8,9,10,11
He married Birdean Leggett, Jun 5 1929, Wellington, Sumner County, Kansas.4,12 Birdean, daughter of Fred Leggett & Rachel Anna Money2,8,10,12,13,14, was born Jan 29 19082,8,10,12,13,14, near Clearwater, Sedgwick County, Kansas2,8,10,12,13,14 [Wellington, Sumner County, Kansas4].
Leslie taught school in Haysville, Kansas in the 1920s; Birdean taught grade school. In 1935 the family moved to Denver, Colorado. Leslie worked a number of jobs, one for a bakery company, and finally was a letter carrier for the U.S. Post Office for nearly 30 years.3,11,12 After Leslie & Birdean retired, 1972 they moved to Meeker, Colorado.11,12
Leslie was an expert fly fisherman;3,11 he tied his own flies and sold them to others; he also made bamboo rods.11 He was a lifelong member of the Friends church,3 and was a quiet, godly man.11
Birdean was known for her fiesty spirit, her green thumbs, and her needlework. She always kept a garden and could make any sick plant healthy. Every window and flat surface in her house had a plant growing on it. In The Garden was one of her favorite hymns and that should not surprise anyone.12
Leslie and Birdean were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 23 1930), living as lodgers in the household of a James Baughman in Salem Township, Sedgwick County, Kansas:10
Leslie and family were shown in the 1937 city directory of Denver, Colorado:15
Leslie and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 6 1940), 3423 W. Hayward Pl., Denver, Denver County, Colorado:2
Leslie and family were shown in the 1945 city directory of Denver, Colorado:15
Leslie Delbert Hinshaw died Oct 14 19788,11,17, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado8,11,17 [Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado4]; buried Row L Lot 2, Highland Cemetery, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado8,11,17.
Leslie died from the effects of, and treatment for, leukemia.11
Birdean later moved into a nursing home in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado.8,12
Birdean died Jan 10 2000, Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado; buried Row L, Lot 2, Highland Cemetery, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado.8,12,17
Birdean's death was noted in the "Montrose Daily Press" (Colorado) on Jan 11 2000 and Jan 12 2000.18
Photo: Leslie Delbert Hinshaw & Birdean Leggett 11,12
Photo: Leslie Delbert Hinshaw & Birdean Leggett gravestone Highland Cemetery 11,12
Social Security information for Leslie Delbert Hinshaw: 524-05-4905
Social Security information for Birdean Leggett: 522-42-5970
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