Halsie Elsie Hinshaw

                                                          ┌── Elias Hinshaw
                                                          │    1827-1893 
                        ┌── John Randolph Hinshaw ────────┤
                        │    1857-1935                    │
                        │                                 └── Martitia Macon
                        │                                      1830-1877 
Halsie Elsie Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1885                 │                                 ┌── Joshua Chance
D: 1963                 │                                 │
                        └── Hannah Ludora "Dora" Chance ──┤
                             1865-1951                    │
                                                          └── Mary Lydia Jessup
M: Otho Orion McKnight

Halsie Elsie Hinshaw     [ID 06441] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 16 18851,2,3,4,5 [Nov 22 18856], Hamilton County, Indiana1,2,3,4,5.  

She married Otho Orion McKnight7 [Otha Orion McKnight4,8, Otha Orean McKnight6,9], Feb 14 19077, Sedgwick County, Kansas7.  Otho, son of Thomas Irvin McKnight & Rebecca Jane Morse, was born Apr 26 1887, Rose Hill, Butler County, Kansas.2,3,4,6,8,9,10,11,12  

Children (all born in Kansas):2,3,4,8,12

Edrie McKnight, born c1908; married -- Morris.
Verna M. McKnight, born c1913; married -- Montgomery.
Laveda McKnight, born c1914.
Wendell I. McKnight, born Nov 20 1917; died Jan 20 1999; married Florence Ruth Miller, May 1 1936. 5
Marjorie Jean McKnight, born Feb 28 1919, Anson, Kansas; died Jun 20 1997, Peoria, Maricopa County, Arizona, buried City of Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Arizona; married Thomas Kirkham. 5,13

Halsie and Otho and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 2 1910), Clearwater, Ninnescah Township, Sedgwick County, Kansas:2

McKnight, Otho, head-of-household, age 23, born in Kansas; father born in Ohio; mother born in Iowa; first marriage, married 3 years; occupation: blacksmith, shop; rented home.
McKnight, Halsie, wife, age 24, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first marriage, married 3 years; 1 child, 1 living.
McKnight, Edrie, daughter, age 2, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana..

On Jun 5 1917 Otha O. McKnight, age 30, registered for the World War I draft in Sumner County, Kansas.  He declared he was born Apr 26 1887 in Rose Hill, Kansas, and was then residing in Auson, Kansas where he was a self-employed blacksmith with a wife and three children.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, black hair.11  

In 1919 Halsie moved from Kansas to Phoenix, Arizona.14  

Elsie and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 26 1920), Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona:3

McKnight, O. O., head-of-household, age 32, born in Kansas; parents born in United States; occupation: machinist, garage.
McKnight, Halsie E., wife, age 34, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana.
McKnight, Edrie I., daughter, age 11, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana; attended school.
McKnight, Verna M., daughter, age 7, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana; attended school.
McKnight, Laveda, daughter, age 6, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana.
McKnight, Wendell I., son, age 2 years 1 month, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana.
McKnight, Marjore M., daughter, age 10 months [unclear], born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana.

Halsie and Otha were shown in the 1923 city directory of Phoenix, Arizona:15

McKnight, Otha O (Halsie) mech h 1714 E Washington

Elsie and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), Twenty-Fourth Street, Maricopa County, Arizona:12

McKnight, Otho O., head-of-household, age 42, born in Kansas; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 20; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: commercial [..unclear..], wholesale grocery; not a war veteran.
McKnight, Halsie E., wife, age 43, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 21.
McKnight, Verna M., daughter, age 17, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana; attended school; occupation: laborer, truck farm.
McKnight, LaVeda, daughter, age 16, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana; attended school; occupation: laborer, truck farm.
McKnight, Wendell I., son, age 12, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana; attended school; occupation: laborer, truck farm.
McKnight, Marjorie M., daughter, age 11, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana; attended school; occupation: laborer, truck farm.

Otho died Jan 4 1940, St. Joseph's Hostital, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona; age 52y 8m 8d.4,8,9,10  

Halsie Elsie Hinshaw died Dec 5 1963, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona; buried Greenwood Cemetery, West Van Buren St., Phoenix, Arizona.4,5,6,9,14

(photo)Photo: Otha Orion McKnight death certificate 10

(photo)Photo: daughter Marjorie Jean McKnight death certificate 13

Social Security information for Halsie Elsie Hinshaw: 526-26-7090


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Richland Township, Butler County, Kansas; roll T623-473, ED 18, page 5A, line #7, dwelling #223, family #225.
  2. 1910 census, Clearwater, Ninnescah Township, Sedgwick County, Kansas; roll T624-455, ED 91, page 12A, line #85, dwelling #205, family #211.
  3. 1920 census, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona; roll T625-49, ED 19, page 1B, line #62, dwelling #17, family #17.
  4. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  5. "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
  6. Posting Dec 12 2006 by Mary Beth () to IALUCAS-L.
  7. 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.
  8. Contribution from Wende Dragoset ().
  9. Posting Jun 12 2002 by Mary Beth () to CURTIS-L.
  10. State of Arizona, Department of Health Services: http://genealogy.az.gov.
  11. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. 1930 census, Wilson Precinct, Maricopa County, Arizona; roll T626-60, ED 133, page 13B, line #93, dwelling #265, family #277.
  13. Death certificate of Marjorie Jean Kirkham; Maricopa County Recorder:
    http://156.42.40.50/UnOfficialDocs/pdf/97-0648256_1.pdf.
  14. Contribution from Wende Dragoset () citing:
    Obituary of Halsie Elsie Hinshaw.
  15. Phoenix City and Salt River Valley, Arizona Directory, 1923; http://www.ancestry.com.


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