Nathan S. Hinshaw

                                                 ┌── Nathan Hinshaw
                                                 │    1827-1876 
                     ┌── Thomas Newton Hinshaw ──┤
                     │    1850-1904              │
                     │                           └── Mary Green Sloan
                     │                                1832-1907 
Nathan S. Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1876              │
D: 1955              │
                     └── Martha Ann Holcomb
M: Bertha Colborn

M: Laura A. -

Nathan S. Hinshaw     [ID 00659] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 15 18761,2,3 [about 18784], Pleasant Hill, Cass County, Missouri1,2,3.  

He married Bertha Colborn, 1904.1  

Nathan and Bertha were divorced before 1920.2  

Nathan was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9 1920), living in the household of his brother Elvie at 639 Schaefer Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri:2

Hinshaw, Elvie L., head-of-household, age 44, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; rented home; occupation: dentist, own office.
Hinshaw, Mary E., wife, age 42, born in Missouri; parents born in Ireland; occupation: nurse.
Hinshaw, Anna M., daughter, age 14, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; attended school.
Hinshaw, Nathan S., brother, age 43, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; divorced; occupation: transfer, own business.

He then married Laura A. -.3,4  Laura was born about 1885, Missouri.4  

Nathan and Laura were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 24 1930), Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri:4

Hinshaw, Nathan S., head-of-household, age 52, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; owned home ($10,000 value); radio in home; occupation: proprietor, transfer co.; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Laura A., wife, age 45, born in Missouri; parents born in Germany; first married at age 36.

Nathan S. Hinshaw died Nov 3 1955, near Urich, Henry County, Missouri; age 79.3,5  Medical: Nathan died from coronary thrombosis.3  

Nathan's death was noted in "The Chillicothe Constitution Tribune" (Chillicothe, Missouri) on Thursday, November 3, 1955:5


URICH, MO., Nov. 3 (AP) -- Nathan S. Hinshaw, a Kansas City businessman, died unexpectedly today while on a duck hunting trip near here.  

Hinshaw was President of The American Transfer and Storage Co., at Kansas City.  

Ealr [sic] Crago, a friend, said Hinshaw collapsed and died at a duck blind shortly after setting out some decoys.

(photo)Photo: Nathan S. Hinshaw death certificate Henry County, Missouri 3

Social Security information for Nathan S. Hinshaw: 487-09-5451


  1. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  2. 1920 census, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; roll T625-925, ED 60, page 12A, line #44, dwelling #242, family #294.
  3. Death certificate for Nathan S. Hinshaw; Missouri State Archives:
  4. 1930 census, 8th Ward, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; roll T626-1197, ED 119, page 56A, line #24, dwelling #970, family #996.
  5. "The Chillicothe Constitution Tribune", Nov 3 1955;

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