Nathan Houser Hinshaw

                                                       ┌── Nathan Hinshaw
                                                       │    1827-1876 
                           ┌── Emmett Wilson Hinshaw ──┤
                           │    1872-1928              │
                           │                           └── Mary Green Sloan
                           │                                1832-1907 
Nathan Houser Hinshaw ─────┤
B: 1896                    │                           ┌── Nicholas Denham
D: 1976                    │                           │
                           └── Ada Eleanor Denham ─────┤
                                1873-1955              │
                                                       └── Margaret (Denham)
M: Carrie Estella Hamilton
   └── William Emmett Hinshaw (1918-1989) 1,2,3

Nathan Houser Hinshaw     [ID 00682] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Nathan Houser Hinshaw1,4,5,6,7 [Jack Hinshaw1].

Born Jan 23 1896, on the Hinshaw Ranch, north of Sylvia, Kansas.1,2,3,5,6,7  

He married Carrie Estella Hamilton, Jul 19 1917, Partridge, Kansas.1,8  Carrie, daughter of John William Hamilton & Amanda Eldora Caress, was born Jun 11 1892, Kansas.2,3,7,9  

Jack and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 15 1920), Plevna, Reno County, Kansas:2

Hinshaw, N.H., head-of-household, age 23, born in Kansas; parents born in Missouri; owned home; occupation: clerk, general store.
Hinshaw, Carrie E., wife, age 27, born in Kansas; parents born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, William E., son, age 1 year ? months, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas.
Hamilton, Ima, sister-in-law, age 24, born in Kansas; parents born in Illinois; single; occupation: teacher, school.

Jack purchased the "Hinshaw & Hinshaw General Store" from his mother in 1928 and owned & operated the store until 1975 when the store was sold.1  

Jack and family were again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 19 1930), Plevna, Reno County, Kansas:3

Hinshaw, Nathan H., head-of-household, age 34, born in Kansas; parents born in Missouri; first married at age 21; owned home ($2000 value); radio in home; occupation: merchant, general merchandise.
Hinshaw, Carrie, wife, age 37, born in Kansas; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 25.
Hinshaw, William E., son, age 11, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.
Living next door in 1930 were Jacks's widowed mother and sisters.10  

The following article was published in the "Post-Register" (Idaho Falls, Idaho) on Thursday, September 10, 1953:11

Closing Vacation

PLEVNA, Kan. (AP) -- Hinshaw's general store closed its doors recently for the first time in 50 years.  

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hinshaw decided to take a three-day vacation trip.  They've managed the store 35 years.  Hinshaw's parents bought it a half century ago.

Carrie died Nov 8 1973, buried Plevna Cemetery, Plevna, Reno County, Kansas.1,7  

Nathan Houser Hinshaw died Nov 9 1976, buried in the Hinshaw Lots in the Plevna Cemetery, Plevna, Reno County, Kansas.1,5,7  

Jack was on the board of directors of the Plevna State Bank at the time of his death, and had held many city offices during his lifetime.1  

Social Security information for Nathan Houser Hinshaw: 509-07-4457


  1. "The History of the Hinshaws", a 1995 manuscript by Dale Nathan Hinshaw.
  2. 1920 census, Plevna, Reno County, Kansas; roll T625-546, ED 191, page 5B, line #54, dwelling #15, family #18.
  3. 1930 census, Plevna, Reno County, Kansas; roll T626-716, ED 48, page 2B, line #63, dwelling #44, family #45.
  4. "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.
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. 1910 census, Plevna, Reno County, Kansas; ED 153, page 173A (sheet 11A), line #13, dwelling #69, family #72.
  7. Plevna Cemetery burials; Kansas State Library and Archives:
  8. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  9. GEDCOM file G470 at
  10. 1930 census, Plevna, Reno County, Kansas; roll T626-716, ED 48, page 2B, line #58, dwelling #43, family #44.
  11. "Post-Register" (Idaho Falls, Idaho), Sep 10 1953;

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